By Susan Parrish April 7, 2014 6 a.m.
Are you smarter than a fourth-grader? Try to solve this math problem: Five friends ordered 3 large sandwiches. James ate ¾ of a sandwich. Katya ate ¼ of a sandwich. Ramon ate ¾ of a sandwich. Sienna ate 2/4 of a sandwich. How much sandwich is left for Oscar?
By Susan Parrish March 25, 2014 8:06 p.m.
Surveys indicate that roughly 60 percent of employers nationwide report a shortage of available workers with the skills they need to fill open positions, said Ben Bagherpour, vice president of operations for silicon wafer manufacturer SEH America. He said that can be remedied locally by forging partnerships between Clark County’s employers, community leaders and educational institutions.
By Susan Parrish March 23, 2014 6 a.m.
Washington State University Vancouver will celebrate 28 women who inspire, mentor and empower others at the annual Women of Distinction event at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Firstenburg Student Commons, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.
By Susan Parrish March 17, 2014 7:38 p.m.
Blue sparks flickered from the welding torches wielded by Konner LaPlante and Raine Griffin. Clad in protective helmets, goggles, gloves and long sleeves, the welders bent to their task: fabricating bases for new benches at the city of Vancouver's tennis center.