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Tommy Brennan, left, and Andrew Newell were recently appointed to the Naval Academy class of 2020. The two friends attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Vancouver before moving on to different high schools.

Childhood pals reunite to attend Naval Academy

Tommy Brennan, left, and Andrew Newell were recently appointed to the Naval Academy class of 2020. The two friends attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Vancouver before moving on to different high schools.

June 2, 2016, 6:05am Clark County News

Two buddies who used to prank their fellow schoolmates at St. Joseph Catholic School are now headed for the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Read story

Surveyor Dan Renton holds a "bearing tree scribe" in his Vancouver office Tuesday.

Working in Clark County: Daniel Renton, professional land surveyor

Surveyor Dan Renton holds a "bearing tree scribe" in his Vancouver office Tuesday.

May 30, 2016, 6:01am Business

Land surveyor Daniel Renton looks forward to going out to work every day because there’s always something new — but it may also be old. “What appeals to me is that it’s kind of like being on a treasure hunt sometimes, finding a needle in a haystack. Read story

Dave McQuivey helps a caller on the phone Wednesday afternoon at Man Alive Clinic.

Working in Clark County: David McQuivey, men’s health care practitioner

Dave McQuivey helps a caller on the phone Wednesday afternoon at Man Alive Clinic.

May 23, 2016, 6:01am Business

David McQuivey once considered a career in aviation and international business relations. But coming from a family of health care providers, a path toward that field “just seemed more comfortable.” Read story

Brenda, left, and Laura, both mothers whose sons struggle with mental illness, share their experience with the SoulCollage group.

Vancouver parents of children with special needs create community

Brenda, left, and Laura, both mothers whose sons struggle with mental illness, share their experience with the SoulCollage group.

May 22, 2016, 6:04am Clark County Health

On a recent Sunday afternoon, the sun shone warmly through the windows of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, illuminating a table strewn with photo clippings from magazines and other images. An adjacent table was prepared with individual settings of card stock, pens, scissors and glue. Read story

State Farm agent Michael Harris, left, talks with office representative Eliza Fausto at his office in Salmon Creek.

Working in Clark County: Michael Harris, State Farm insurance agent

State Farm agent Michael Harris, left, talks with office representative Eliza Fausto at his office in Salmon Creek.

May 16, 2016, 5:59am Business

Dressed in jeans and a tie-dyed T-shirt, a young Michael Harris approached an older friend and asked about his career in the insurance business. Harris had always been told he should be in sales because of his calm sensibilities with people, and he’d considered a job in insurance claims. Read story

Kelly Schrader

Clark County Business Briefing

Kelly Schrader

May 15, 2016, 6:00am Business Briefs

PeaceHealth has hired Kimberly Hodgkinson as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Hodgkinson comes to the Vancouver-based health care system from St. Vincent’s HealthCare in Jacksonville, Fla., where she serves as chief financial officer. PeaceHealth has named Todd Alan Strumwasser, Karl Carrier and Kevin Murphy to its board of… Read story

David Humphrey is production manager at Biokleen in Vancouver.

Working in Clark County: David Humphrey, plant production manager

David Humphrey is production manager at Biokleen in Vancouver.

May 9, 2016, 6:04am Business

Once studying for a career in business administration, David Humphrey found his niche instead in plant production management at BioKleen of Vancouver, a plant-based cleaning products industry. “We’re really a small company, so with production, everyone must get the work done every day. It’s like mowing a lawn where you… Read story

Jeff Iverson of Vanco Golf Range has been manager in the shop since 2013.

Working in Clark County: Jeff Iverson, manager at Vanco Golf Range

Jeff Iverson of Vanco Golf Range has been manager in the shop since 2013.

May 2, 2016, 6:09am Business

Understatement of the week: Jeff Iverson loves golf. His passion for it goes back to his childhood when he and his three brothers caddied for their dad and uncles on Sundays. Once a pro, he maintains amateur status currently and shares his knowledge and fervor with those who walk in… Read story

Heather Ball is the branch manager at People's Community Federal Credit Union in Battle Ground.

Working in Clark County: Heather Ball, credit union branch manager

Heather Ball is the branch manager at People's Community Federal Credit Union in Battle Ground.

April 25, 2016, 6:07am Business

Heather Ball is a local girl who moved up quickly once she set her focus on a lending job at People's Credit Union. Her comfort with numbers and customers at the credit union's Hazel Dell office paved the way within two years to a loan officer position. Now she handles… Read story

Clark County business briefing

April 24, 2016, 6:03am Transactions

People in Business Read story