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Teresa Tollen, owner of Teresa’s Little School in La Center, gives student Harlow Webb handouts for a geometric shape exercise during class last week in La Center. Teresa’s Little School has been open for three years and recently expanded to accommodate more students.

Working in Clark County: Teresa Tollen, owner of Teresa’s Little School

Teresa Tollen, owner of Teresa’s Little School in La Center, gives student Harlow Webb handouts for a geometric shape exercise during class last week in La Center. Teresa’s Little School has been open for three years and recently expanded to accommodate more students.

November 5, 2018, 6:02am Business

Mace Koski, 8, is shown a square with the text “This tall wall.” Read story

Jason Greeley-Roberts, owner of the Clark County Scaregrounds Haunted House Scream Park, walks through an access corridor behind one of his haunts while checking on the actors on Thursday night, Oct. 25, 2018.

Working in Clark County: Jason Greeley-Roberts, Clark County Scaregrounds operator

Jason Greeley-Roberts, owner of the Clark County Scaregrounds Haunted House Scream Park, walks through an access corridor behind one of his haunts while checking on the actors on Thursday night, Oct. 25, 2018.

October 29, 2018, 6:02am Business

Haunted house entrepreneur Jason Greeley-Roberts doesn’t believe in ghosts. Nor is he even particularly fond of the horror genre. Read story

Anthony Hauzenberger, right, of Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad, works with general manager Nathan Bruce as he sounds the horn while traveling over a railroad crossing at Rye rail yard in Vancouver on Wednesday morning.

Working in Clark County: Nathan Bruce, Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad general manager

Anthony Hauzenberger, right, of Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad, works with general manager Nathan Bruce as he sounds the horn while traveling over a railroad crossing at Rye rail yard in Vancouver on Wednesday morning.

October 22, 2018, 6:02am Business

On Nathan Bruce’s forearm reads a tattoo, “Not all who wander are lost.” Read story

Ally Ross of Northwood Park Funeral Home is training to become a funeral director. She hopes to take her exam this winter.

Working in Clark County: Ally Ross, funeral director in training, Northwood Park Funeral Home

Ally Ross of Northwood Park Funeral Home is training to become a funeral director. She hopes to take her exam this winter.

October 15, 2018, 6:02am Business

Ally Ross stood silently outside of a building on a recent Wednesday morning, dressed in black. Ross and a small group watched as 88-year-old Oscar Davis of Battle Ground was given military honors before his cremains, kept in a golden urn, would be placed in a granite vault. Read story

Lucia Mercado, Goodwill production associate, sorts through donations at the Fisher’s Landing Goodwill in east Vancouver. In the last year, more than 250 million pounds of household items were donated to Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette. If an item’s price is too high, causing it not to sell, it goes to a Goodwill Outlet location.

Goodwill, Clark County thrift stores satisfy bargain-hunting cravings

Lucia Mercado, Goodwill production associate, sorts through donations at the Fisher’s Landing Goodwill in east Vancouver. In the last year, more than 250 million pounds of household items were donated to Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette. If an item’s price is too high, causing it not to sell, it goes to a Goodwill Outlet location.

October 7, 2018, 6:02am Business

Lucia Mercado spends her work shifts among giant cardboard boxes full of stuff. Read story

Lindsay Schultz, one of three major crimes detectives in the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, stands in the archive room of the sheriff’s office.

Working in Clark County: Lindsay Schultz, Clark County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detective

Lindsay Schultz, one of three major crimes detectives in the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, stands in the archive room of the sheriff’s office.

October 1, 2018, 6:02am Business

Clark County Sheriff’s Office cold case Detective Lindsay Schultz keeps a small portrait photo of a blonde-haired young woman on her desk upstairs at the office at 900 W. 13th St. in Vancouver. Read story

Randy Anis stands atop the tower crane he operates at The Waterfront Vancouver just after 6 a.m. Sept. 11. He has been working on the Block 8 project since October of last year. Scheduled to be completed in April 2019, the development along Columbia Way will include retail space and 188 multifamily apartment units.

Working in Clark County: Randy Anis, crane operator at Waterfront Vancouver’s Block 8

Randy Anis stands atop the tower crane he operates at The Waterfront Vancouver just after 6 a.m. Sept. 11. He has been working on the Block 8 project since October of last year. Scheduled to be completed in April 2019, the development along Columbia Way will include retail space and 188 multifamily apartment units.

September 24, 2018, 6:02am Business

Just before 6 a.m. on a recent weekday, the construction site at The Waterfront Vancouver’s Block 8 was quiet. Read story

Ficstitches Yarns kit club founders Carissa Jane Reid, left, and Laurinda Reddig stand outside the Camas Public Library.

Working in Clark County: Laurinda Reddig and Carissa Reid, Ficstitches Yarns

Ficstitches Yarns kit club founders Carissa Jane Reid, left, and Laurinda Reddig stand outside the Camas Public Library.

September 10, 2018, 6:03am Business

Ten years ago, in August 2008, Laurinda Reddig was sitting in a wheelchair in Legacy Emanuel Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit. Read story

Dan Dilley, a chimney sweeper and owner of “A” Your Town Chimney, checks a chimney atop a customer’s home Tuesday in Camas. He has been sweeping chimneys for more than 30 years and has owned his Washougal business since 1996.

Working in Clark County: Dan Dilley, ‘A’ Your Town Chimney

Dan Dilley, a chimney sweeper and owner of “A” Your Town Chimney, checks a chimney atop a customer’s home Tuesday in Camas. He has been sweeping chimneys for more than 30 years and has owned his Washougal business since 1996.

September 3, 2018, 6:00am Business

Clark County has a lot of dirty chimneys. Read story

Karin and Randy Finch stand among their 68 alpacas at White Oak Alpacas. The couple started the farm 18 years ago and now own 27 alpacas and board 41 more at their property near Woodland.

Working in Clark County: Karin and Randy Finch, White Oak Alpacas

Karin and Randy Finch stand among their 68 alpacas at White Oak Alpacas. The couple started the farm 18 years ago and now own 27 alpacas and board 41 more at their property near Woodland.

August 27, 2018, 6:00am Business

WOODLAND — Tired of Southern California and its city living, Karin and Randy Finch left for greener pastures — literally. Read story