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Flowers are placed around a welcome sign outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to honor the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting at the school. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing several fourth-graders and their teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Skyview High School students walk out of class, demand safer schools

Flowers are placed around a welcome sign outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to honor the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting at the school. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing several fourth-graders and their teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C.

May 26, 2022, 8:26pm Clark County News

A few hundred students from Skyview High School walked out of class around 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, leading cheers and waving signs advocating for safer schools and gun restrictions. Read story

Students gather in the cafeteria at View Ridge Middle School before school on May 4. With Ridgefield's bond failing at the April 26 special election -- the fifth time it's failed since 2019 -- the school district must make a series of difficult decisions on how to remedy the issue of intense population growth in the coming years without any new space to look.

Ridgefield School District redrawing elementary boundaries

Students gather in the cafeteria at View Ridge Middle School before school on May 4. With Ridgefield's bond failing at the April 26 special election -- the fifth time it's failed since 2019 -- the school district must make a series of difficult decisions on how to remedy the issue of intense population growth in the coming years without any new space to look.

May 25, 2022, 8:10pm Clark County News

Ridgefield School District officials on Tuesday unveiled their plan to redraw elementary school boundaries in the district to balance enrollment ahead of an anticipated boom in students entering the district in the coming years. Read story

Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

COVID-19 infections increasing in Clark County schools

Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

May 25, 2022, 1:53pm Clark County Health

Clark County Schools reported 631 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, an increase from 536 cases reported in the week prior. Case totals are holding firm at higher rates not seen locally since the end of the omicron wave in February. Read story

Battle Ground Public Schools event aimed at vaping prevention

May 25, 2022, 5:50am Clark County Health

B.G. event aimed at vaping prevention Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center is pictured in east Vancouver in January. Staffing cuts to Evergreen's diversity, equity and inclusion department discussed at last week's board of directors meeting sparked concerns about the district's ability to maintain long term plans set by the department just last year.

Evergreen equity staff question cuts to department, district’s commitment to efforts

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center is pictured in east Vancouver in January. Staffing cuts to Evergreen's diversity, equity and inclusion department discussed at last week's board of directors meeting sparked concerns about the district's ability to maintain long term plans set by the department just last year.

May 21, 2022, 6:51pm Clark County News

In July 2020, the Evergreen Public Schools board of directors unanimously passed a resolution committing itself as a district that prioritizes equity and inclusion. Read story

Colton McCurdy, 12, of Puyallup is all smiles while crossing the finish line during the 50-meter dash at the Washington State School for the Blind on Thursday morning. Special wires running along each lane of the track guide competitors with visual impairments from start to finish, an element not available at typical track meets.

Students glad to be back in the running at Washington State School for the Blind

Colton McCurdy, 12, of Puyallup is all smiles while crossing the finish line during the 50-meter dash at the Washington State School for the Blind on Thursday morning. Special wires running along each lane of the track guide competitors with visual impairments from start to finish, an element not available at typical track meets.

May 19, 2022, 6:29pm Clark County News

Intermittent showers couldn’t cloud high spirits at the Washington State School for the Blind’s annual track meet on Thursday in Vancouver, where more than a hundred students with visual impairments from across Washington and the Pacific Northwest competed in running, jumping, throwing and more. Read story

COVID-19 rate in Clark County schools stays high

May 18, 2022, 7:05pm Clark County Health

Clark County schools reported 536 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, continuing a similar trend that saw 560 cases the week prior. Case totals in recent weeks have risen considerably to levels not seen locally since the tail end of the omicron wave in February. Health officials have warned… Read story

Federal and state funding for the Head Start program and related groups — which provide early learning child care and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families — have had to shut down a half dozen classrooms amid staffing shortages during the pandemic.

Head Start early learning short on staff in Southwest Washington

Federal and state funding for the Head Start program and related groups — which provide early learning child care and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families — have had to shut down a half dozen classrooms amid staffing shortages during the pandemic.

May 18, 2022, 7:01pm Clark County News

For more than 50 years, the Head Start program has provided critical early-learning intervention services to millions of children and their families across the country, including thousands here in Clark County. Read story

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Authorities offer reward for tips on stolen firearms

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May 14, 2022, 8:21pm Clark County News

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of people responsible for the theft of a truck and trailer containing dozens of firearms in Portland. Read story

A crowd of students walk through the school's cafeteria to head toward their first class at View Ridge Middle School on May 4. The proposed levy wouldn't fund construction projects, rather it would provide funding for critical health services and student extracurricular programs.

Ridgefield School District to try replacement levy on Aug. 2

A crowd of students walk through the school's cafeteria to head toward their first class at View Ridge Middle School on May 4. The proposed levy wouldn't fund construction projects, rather it would provide funding for critical health services and student extracurricular programs.

May 14, 2022, 6:43pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a replacement levy on the Aug. 2 primary and special election ballot. Read story