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Julio Riscajche and his son Julian, 3, take a selfie on Saturday with Jojo the Deinonychus, with minder Brendon Grimes of Jurassic Quest at right. Families and dinosaur fans of all ages converged on the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds to see a variety of life-size animatronic dinosaurs this weekend.

Animatronic dinosaur exhibit continues at Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds

Julio Riscajche and his son Julian, 3, take a selfie on Saturday with Jojo the Deinonychus, with minder Brendon Grimes of Jurassic Quest at right. Families and dinosaur fans of all ages converged on the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds to see a variety of life-size animatronic dinosaurs this weekend.

November 27, 2021, 7:25pm Clark County News

On display this weekend at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds is a glimpse at what your Thanksgiving turkeys may have looked like in the distant past — 65 million years ago, to be exact. Read story

The Traveling Day Society plays a song Tuesday at Lincoln Elementary School. The intertribal Native American group performed as part of a virtual assembly for Lincoln students in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Vancouver students learn about Native American cultures during drum-circle assembly

The Traveling Day Society plays a song Tuesday at Lincoln Elementary School. The intertribal Native American group performed as part of a virtual assembly for Lincoln students in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Slowly — and then louder and louder — the rumbling beat of animal skin drums began to reverberate through the halls of Lincoln Elementary School on Tuesday. Read story

Fourth-grader Maria Bella, left, tries on warm winter coats with the help of Capt. Marc Patchin at Marshall Elementary School on Friday morning. The Vancouver Firefighters Union (I.A.F.F. Local 452) in cooperation with the City of Vancouver Fire Department, private donors and local businesses donated coats to local children.

Firefighters, businesses, donors team up to give coats to Clark County children

Fourth-grader Maria Bella, left, tries on warm winter coats with the help of Capt. Marc Patchin at Marshall Elementary School on Friday morning. The Vancouver Firefighters Union (I.A.F.F. Local 452) in cooperation with the City of Vancouver Fire Department, private donors and local businesses donated coats to local children.

November 19, 2021, 3:24pm Clark County News

In cooperation with the Vancouver Fire Department and a handful of private donors and local businesses, members of the Local 452 branch of the International Association of Fire Fighters distributed winter coats to children at Marshall Elementary School on Friday morning. Read story

Roben White, at podium, a member of the Washington State University Vancouver's Native American Community Advisory Board, gives a blessing during the ground breaking ceremony Thursday morning. White is a descendant of the Cheyenne and Lakota tribes.

WSUV breaks ground on science building

Roben White, at podium, a member of the Washington State University Vancouver's Native American Community Advisory Board, gives a blessing during the ground breaking ceremony Thursday morning. White is a descendant of the Cheyenne and Lakota tribes.

November 18, 2021, 6:54pm Clark County News

Leaders of Washington State University Vancouver ceremoniously broke ground on their Sciences Building on Thursday morning. Read story

Substitute teacher Alison Davies, left, holds the door while leading second-graders back to their classroom at Union Ridge Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon. A rapid increase in the student population has forced schools in Ridgefield to create additional classroom spaces, like the one seen above.

Ridgefield schools face critical substitute shortage

Substitute teacher Alison Davies, left, holds the door while leading second-graders back to their classroom at Union Ridge Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon. A rapid increase in the student population has forced schools in Ridgefield to create additional classroom spaces, like the one seen above.

November 18, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Ridgefield School District has authorized the hiring of emergency substitutes to combat a significant shortage of available positions in the district. Read story

Vancouver school board to vote on contract approved by paraeducator union

November 17, 2021, 5:55am Clark County News

The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors will vote on the newly approved contract with the Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals at its meeting Dec. 14. Read story

A worker lends a hand to the construction of VITA Elementary School at 1111 Fort Vancouver Way. The school is set to open in fall 2022.

New Vancouver schools take shape

A worker lends a hand to the construction of VITA Elementary School at 1111 Fort Vancouver Way. The school is set to open in fall 2022.

November 13, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

While still grappling with staffing and supply chain shortages, Vancouver Public Schools continues building new schools throughout the district. Read story

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

Ridgefield schools to seek $66.79 million bond

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

November 12, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Ridgefield School District’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday to put a bond on February’s ballot that would fund the construction of a new elementary school and expand the high school. Read story

Heritage yearbook adviser Troy Wayrynen said 10 of his 26 yearbook students are taking part in hybrid learning. Evergreen Public Schools’ four comprehensive high schools are working together to assist one another, whenever possible, in yearbook production. That includes monthly meetings between advisers and one photographer shooting photos of multiple teams.

Evergreen Public Schools levy OK’d for February ballot

Heritage yearbook adviser Troy Wayrynen said 10 of his 26 yearbook students are taking part in hybrid learning. Evergreen Public Schools’ four comprehensive high schools are working together to assist one another, whenever possible, in yearbook production. That includes monthly meetings between advisers and one photographer shooting photos of multiple teams.

November 12, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

The Evergreen Public Schools Board of Directors at Tuesday’s board meeting approved a replacement levy resolution to be put on the Feb. 8 special election ballot. Read story

The paraeducators union in the Vancouver Public Schools district have reached a tentative agreement with the district.

Paraeducators vote to approve contract with Vancouver Public Schools

The paraeducators union in the Vancouver Public Schools district have reached a tentative agreement with the district.

November 9, 2021, 5:32pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals voted Monday to approve a new four-year contract with Vancouver Public Schools. Read story