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Police presence was evident at Camas High School on Wednesday. A student walk out planned in protest to recent comments made by Camas High School Principal Liza Sejkora was canceled on Wednesday morning.

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Police presence was evident at Camas High School on Wednesday. A student walk out planned in protest to recent comments made by Camas High School Principal Liza Sejkora was canceled on Wednesday morning.

February 5, 2020, 1:15pm Clark County News

The Camas School District has placed a principal on administrative leave following comments she made on social media suggesting basketball star Kobe Bryant’s death was deserved. Read story

A picture of the late Kobe Bryant is displayed at a memorial near Staples Center, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

Camas principal apologizes for ‘visceral’ post about Bryant

A picture of the late Kobe Bryant is displayed at a memorial near Staples Center, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

February 4, 2020, 11:58am Clark County News

A Camas principal is under fire after comments she made on her personal Facebook page about the death of basketball star Kobe Bryant. Read story

Madelyn Grimes, 11, left, and Melorah Crichton, 11, listen to Jeff Causey, a sixth-grade counselor at Discovery Middle School, during a social and emotional learning session on Monday.

Vancouver, Washougal, Woodland school districts ask voters for funding help

Madelyn Grimes, 11, left, and Melorah Crichton, 11, listen to Jeff Causey, a sixth-grade counselor at Discovery Middle School, during a social and emotional learning session on Monday.

February 1, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County voters in three school districts will cast ballots in levies that would raise tens of millions of dollars in the coming years in their respective communities. Read story

A strange man apparently pretending to be a janitor wandered into Prairie High School on Wednesday afternoon, several hours after classes ended for the day.

Man posing as janitor asked to leave Prairie High School

A strange man apparently pretending to be a janitor wandered into Prairie High School on Wednesday afternoon, several hours after classes ended for the day.

January 30, 2020, 7:27pm Clark County News

An unknown man apparently pretending to be a janitor wandered into Prairie High School on Wednesday afternoon, several hours after classes broke for the day. Read story

The lot, 8614 N.E. 25th Ave., is the proposed site for a new Vancouver Public Schools elementary school.

Vancouver Public Schools could revise its project plan, build 2 elementary schools

The lot, 8614 N.E. 25th Ave., is the proposed site for a new Vancouver Public Schools elementary school.

January 29, 2020, 7:46pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools could move forward with construction of two new elementary schools, after all. Read story

Ridgefield High School senior Jacob Scouller, 18, washes his hands in a sink from another era while joining classmates during wood class Thursday afternoon. The aging wood shop would be among the facilities impacted with the passing of the new bond, as the district eyes construction of a new vocational building.

Rapidly growing Ridgefield floats $107 million school construction bond

Ridgefield High School senior Jacob Scouller, 18, washes his hands in a sink from another era while joining classmates during wood class Thursday afternoon. The aging wood shop would be among the facilities impacted with the passing of the new bond, as the district eyes construction of a new vocational building.

January 28, 2020, 7:30pm Clark County News

With continued growth on the horizon, the Ridgefield School District in February will ask voters to consider a $107 million construction bond to build new facilities. Read story

Dozens of ballots in Clark County were sent in error ahead of the Feb. 11 special election.

Dozens of Clark County ballots sent in error

Dozens of ballots in Clark County were sent in error ahead of the Feb. 11 special election.

January 27, 2020, 10:56am Clark County News

Ahead of the Feb. 11 special election, a few dozen Clark County residents received ballots in error, didn’t receive a ballot or were provided with a ballot for the wrong issue. Read story

Gaydena Thompson, a former Clark College athletic director and the first woman to hold the position at a state community college, died Dec. 31. Thompson was inducted into the inaugural class of the Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.

Gaydena Thompson, first woman to serve as a Washington community college athletic director, dies

Gaydena Thompson, a former Clark College athletic director and the first woman to hold the position at a state community college, died Dec. 31. Thompson was inducted into the inaugural class of the Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.

January 24, 2020, 5:35pm Clark County News

As a professional, Gaydena Thompson is remembered as a force, a trailblazer, a woman with integrity. To those who knew her personally, she was all that and a woman whose kind smile stayed true to the end. Read story

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Jampa Tenzin, left, and Ngawang Shakya, Tibetan Buddihist monks, attract a crowd while adding the finishing touches to a sand mandala at Clark College on Friday afternoon.  According to Tibetan Buddhist belief, a sand mandala is meant to create a profound experience of compassion for any who attend. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Tibetan monks create colorful sand mandala at Clark College – then destroy itvideo icon

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Jampa Tenzin, left, and Ngawang Shakya, Tibetan Buddihist monks, attract a crowd while adding the finishing touches to a sand mandala at Clark College on Friday afternoon.  According to Tibetan Buddhist belief, a sand mandala is meant to create a profound experience of compassion for any who attend. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

January 17, 2020, 5:42pm Clark County News

In the midst of conflict at Clark College, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks worked quietly in the Cannell Library. Read story

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, 45, has made a four-day appearance on 'Jeopardy,' racking up, as of Thursday evening, $89,001.

WSU Vancouver librarian hits big time with ‘Jeopardy!’ wins

Veronica Vichit-Vadakan, 45, has made a four-day appearance on 'Jeopardy,' racking up, as of Thursday evening, $89,001.

January 17, 2020, 2:45pm Clark County News

This Portland woman, a part-time reference librarian at Washington State University Vancouver, has won tens of thousands of dollars in a five-day run on “Jeopardy!” Who is Veronica Vichit-Vadakan? Read story