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Keith Stricker

Four advance to rank of Eagle Scout

Keith Stricker

November 12, 2014, 12:00am Community

Four Boy Scouts from the Fort Vancouver District have been advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout. They include: Read story

Tiona Dumas is in charge of catering at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

Working in Clark County: Tiona Dumas, hotel catering and events director

Tiona Dumas is in charge of catering at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

November 10, 2014, 12:00am Business

From the time she was a child, Tiona Dumas wanted to own a hotel. Working in one as an event and catering director is the next best thing. "Where else can you arrange a safari-themed event with a live tiger or schedule fire dancers?" said Dumas, who was recently named… Read story

Erik Saylor

Fort Vancouver District advances eight to rank of Eagle Scout

Erik Saylor

November 5, 2014, 12:00am Community

Eight Boy Scouts from Fort Vancouver District were advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout in August. They include: Read story

Kevin Nettleingham works out of his Vancouver home recording studio Tuesday.

Working in Clark County: Kevin Nettleingham, audio engineer

Kevin Nettleingham works out of his Vancouver home recording studio Tuesday.

November 3, 2014, 12:00am Business

From the first time Kevin Nettleingham walked into a recording studio he was fascinated with the process. It wasn't long until he was off to college to learn more about the recording industry. Nettleingham returned to Vancouver, and for 17 years he has run his own studio. Read story

In a photo taken in May to celebrate Mother's Day, Shannon DeVito, 53, of Vancouver, left, is pictured with family members in a five-generation photo. Others, left to right, include DeVito's mother, Juanita Houston, 72, Tacoma; her grandmother, Betty Barnes, 90, Tacoma; her daughter, Elizabeth Johnson, 33, Vancouver; and her granddaughter, Dahlia Johnson, 2, Vancouver.

Five generations: DeVito

In a photo taken in May to celebrate Mother's Day, Shannon DeVito, 53, of Vancouver, left, is pictured with family members in a five-generation photo. Others, left to right, include DeVito's mother, Juanita Houston, 72, Tacoma; her grandmother, Betty Barnes, 90, Tacoma; her daughter, Elizabeth Johnson, 33, Vancouver; and her granddaughter, Dahlia Johnson, 2, Vancouver.

October 29, 2014, 12:00am Community

In a photo taken in May to celebrate Mother's Day 2014, Shannon DeVito, 53, of Vancouver, left, is pictured with family members in a five-generation photo. Others, left to right, include DeVito's mother, Juanita Houston, 72, Tacoma; her grandmother, Betty Barnes, 90, Tacoma; her daughter, Elizabeth Johnson, 33, Vancouver; and… Read story

Dan Wolff works inside his shop with his dog Cody.

Working in Clark County: Dan Wolff, alternative fuel specialist

Dan Wolff works inside his shop with his dog Cody.

October 27, 2014, 12:00am Business

While still in high school, Dan Wolff was converting a gas engine to propane. That was the start to his long career. Many conversions later, Wolff started his own business and continues to push to using greener fuels. "We need to take care of Mother Earth and to care about… Read story

Laureano Mier, director of Pearson Airfield's Education Center, talks about his life-long passion for aviation.

Working in Clark County: Laureano Mier, Pearson Field Education Center director

Laureano Mier, director of Pearson Airfield's Education Center, talks about his life-long passion for aviation.

October 19, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Laureano Mier became interested in aviation at age 8. Now 53 years old, Mier is passionate about everything aviation and the historical importance of Fort Vancouver's Pearson Airfield. "The moment I built my first model airplane I knew I had to be involved with aviation," he says. "I want people… Read story

Jon Yamashita

Clark County Business Briefing

Jon Yamashita

October 18, 2014, 5:00pm Business

People in business Read story

Kathryn Kohl works Thursday at the Vancouver Community Library in downtown Vancouver.

Working in Clark County: Kathryn Kohl, reference librarian

Kathryn Kohl works Thursday at the Vancouver Community Library in downtown Vancouver.

October 12, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Self-described as curious, Kathryn Kohl loves research, especially in the technology field. She thought she was finished with college for good, but when she decided that library school was the right thing for her, Kohl packed up her family and moved cross country to hit the books again. "It was… Read story

Don Mitchell works with student Stefan Kincaid, 25, of Sennett, N.Y.

Working in Clark County: Piano technician Don Mitchell

Don Mitchell works with student Stefan Kincaid, 25, of Sennett, N.Y.

October 5, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Don Mitchell exudes music. He sings in a trio, plays numerous instruments and teaches music. When Mitchell teaches how to tune, repair and service pianos he said, "I love seeing a beginner grow from being immature and uncertain to a person who is confident with improving self-esteem." Although he doesn't… Read story