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Onlookers view Titan VanCoug, a corpse flower, as it blooms Wendesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Washington State University Vancouver. The rare flower only blooms for 24-48 hours. It last bloomed in 2019.

WSU Vancouver’s corpse flower blooms again in all its stinky gloryvideo icon

Onlookers view Titan VanCoug, a corpse flower, as it blooms Wendesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Washington State University Vancouver. The rare flower only blooms for 24-48 hours. It last bloomed in 2019.

August 17, 2022, 7:02am Clark County Life

Washington State University Vancouver’s campus isn’t typically as busy — or as smelly — as it was on Wednesday, as visitors streamed onto school grounds to see a rare corpse flower in full bloom. Read story

Corpse flower Titan VanCoug on the WSU Vancouver campus in July 2019.

WSU Vancouver corpse flower to bloom again

Corpse flower Titan VanCoug on the WSU Vancouver campus in July 2019.

August 8, 2022, 4:49pm Clark County News

A new growth from Titan VanCoug — Washington State University Vancouver’s infamous resident corpse flower — is expected to bloom later this month. Read story

Mike Tokito, communications manager for Evergreen Public Schools, looks over the new courtyard area at Wy'East Middle School. Construction is nearing completion at the building and administrators have started to move in.

Wy’east’s wide open spaces in east Vancouver

Mike Tokito, communications manager for Evergreen Public Schools, looks over the new courtyard area at Wy'East Middle School. Construction is nearing completion at the building and administrators have started to move in.

August 8, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Just a few short months ago, students said goodbye to the original façade of Wy’east Middle School, one of the oldest middle schools in Clark County. Days later, the building was demolished. Read story

Battle Ground adds middle school sports

August 7, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Middle school students in Battle Ground Public Schools will have a handful of new sports to participate in this upcoming school year, including girls volleyball and co-ed track. Read story

Former NFL linebacker to speak to students in Ridgefield

August 5, 2022, 5:13am Uncategorized

Former NFL linebacker Thomas R. Williams, now a motivational speaker and author, will give a presentation tailored toward student athletes and their families at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Ridgefield High School Performing Arts Center, 2630 S. Hillhurst Road. Read story

Chris Reykdal (Associated Press files)

Washington schools chief Reykdal unveils plan improving credit for work

Chris Reykdal (Associated Press files)

August 4, 2022, 6:50pm Clark County News

In a media briefing on Thursday, state schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal unveiled a new plan that would allow Washington students older than 16 to earn an elective credit toward graduation through any out-of-school work opportunity of their choosing. Read story

Columbia Springs offers paid internship in fall

August 4, 2022, 5:11am Clark County News

Columbia Springs, an environmental education nonprofit, is offering a paid internship this fall for local youth between the ages of 18 and 24. Read story

Voters back school levies in Ridgefield, La Center

August 2, 2022, 9:49pm Clark County News

Initial results on Tuesday night are showing wins for schools funding measures in both Ridgefield and La Center. Read story

Alexia Bravo, a soon-to-be junior at Union High School, is participating in a virtual internship with partners NASA and University of Texas at Austin. The project uses computers and telescopes to study the trajectory of asteroids.

Star pupil: Union junior interns alongside NASA scientists, engineers

Alexia Bravo, a soon-to-be junior at Union High School, is participating in a virtual internship with partners NASA and University of Texas at Austin. The project uses computers and telescopes to study the trajectory of asteroids.

August 1, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Alexia Bravo of Vancouver is tracking asteroid trajectories with NASA. She’s also working on getting her driver’s license. Read story

Bridget Burke of Central Kitsap Middle School drops a store-bought bath bomb into water while taking part in an instructional seminar as part of the state's new OpenSciEd initiative, which engages in project-based learning in science, at Evergreen Public Schools' headquarters in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon. The teachers were learning more about the chemical reactions in the bath bomb.

OpenSciEd teacher training at Evergreen Public Schools’ headquarters promotes new perspectives

Bridget Burke of Central Kitsap Middle School drops a store-bought bath bomb into water while taking part in an instructional seminar as part of the state's new OpenSciEd initiative, which engages in project-based learning in science, at Evergreen Public Schools' headquarters in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon. The teachers were learning more about the chemical reactions in the bath bomb.

July 27, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Every once in a while, it’s healthy for teachers to step into the shoes of their students. Read story