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Emmett Reese, 7, and his brother, Cooper, 4, along with their parents, Alena and Spencer Reese of Vancouver, read "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris one page at a time circling the playground at Hearthwood Park.

FVRLibraries makes required summer reading programs more hands-on, interactive and fun

Emmett Reese, 7, and his brother, Cooper, 4, along with their parents, Alena and Spencer Reese of Vancouver, read "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris one page at a time circling the playground at Hearthwood Park.

August 18, 2022, 8:11pm Clark County News

For many children eagerly awaiting summer break each year, the annual challenge of summer reading isn’t typically their top vacation priority. Read story

Morning sun illuminates a sign on the side of a building at Clark College in Vancouver on a Friday morning in January.

Clark College violated law regarding construction project funding, says Washington auditor

Morning sun illuminates a sign on the side of a building at Clark College in Vancouver on a Friday morning in January.

August 18, 2022, 2:17pm Clark County News

A whistleblower investigation report released Thursday by the Office of the Washington State Auditor found that Clark College staff failed to comply with state law in their recent procurement of project funding on two recent occasions. Read story

Battle Ground schools seeking committee volunteers

August 18, 2022, 5:13am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools is seeking volunteers for positions on four committees that will guide and provide input on a variety of student learning and district initiatives. Each committee seeks a diverse array of voices from local businesses, faith organizations, municipal bodies, parents and senior citizens. Read story

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