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Working in Clark County: Chris Baker, airline first officer

September 28, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Chris Baker was about 10 years old when he starting thinking he would like to be a pilot. He continued to think of flying all through high school and beyond. "I graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida," Baker explained, "and was ready to get my career started." Although his… Read story

Carolene Carroll edges the lawn outside the CRESA offices Sept.

Working in Clark County: Carolene Carroll, grounds maintenance

Carolene Carroll edges the lawn outside the CRESA offices Sept.

September 7, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Carolene Carroll worked several jobs before she found a job that she loves. When she finishes her work making the area around the county buildings look nice, chances are Carroll is off to help a relative or a friend with cleaning their house or working in their yard. "I especially… Read story

Great-great-grandmother Mildred Becker, 91, of Vancouver, left, is shown in a five-generation photo taken recently.

Five generations: Becker

Great-great-grandmother Mildred Becker, 91, of Vancouver, left, is shown in a five-generation photo taken recently.

September 2, 2014, 5:00pm Community

Great-great-grandmother Mildred Becker, 91, of Vancouver, left, is shown in a five-generation photo taken recently. Other family members, from her left, include Becker's son, Lonnie Becker, 68, of Ridgefield; her granddaughter, Lonna Robertson, 44, of Vancouver; and her great-granddaughter, Ashley Keller, 22, of Vancouver holding son Hunter Keller, 5 months. Read story

Affordable Bail Bonds Manager Jeremy Hubbard stands outside his business Aug.

Working in Clark County: Jeremy Hubbard, bail bondsman

Affordable Bail Bonds Manager Jeremy Hubbard stands outside his business Aug.

August 31, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Jeremy Hubbard feels he got lucky. After his Army service, he applied to work as a bail bondsman and got the job. Fourteen years later he still likes what he is doing. "More than 85 percent of my clients have never needed me before. They are good people that made… Read story

Eagle Scouts

August 26, 2014, 5:00pm Community

Two Boy Scouts from the Ft. Vancouver District successfully passed their Eagle Scout board of review during the month of July and have been advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout. Read story

Mark Sauser, from Evergreen Prosthetics and Orthotics, makes adjustments Aug.

Working in Clark County: Mark Sauser, prosthetist and orthotist

Mark Sauser, from Evergreen Prosthetics and Orthotics, makes adjustments Aug.

August 24, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Working with people who are missing limbs, Mark Sauser always faces a problem he hasn't seen before. But he doesn't like to say "We can't do anything," so he usually finds a solution. The reward is great. When a person who's been confined to a wheelchair can walk with a… Read story

Helen Herrera  and great-great-granddaughter, Serenity Davis, 9 months.

Woman’s family will gather to celebrate 100th birthday

Helen Herrera  and great-great-granddaughter, Serenity Davis, 9 months.

August 19, 2014, 5:00pm Community

In honor of Helen Louise Herrera's 100th birthday Thursday, family and friends from around the country are gathering at her home in Vancouver for a family reunion. Read story

Blacksmith Nicholas Marcelja of Red Troll Forge, works from his shop, Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Working in Clark County: Nick Marcelja, blacksmith

Blacksmith Nicholas Marcelja of Red Troll Forge, works from his shop, Thursday, August 14, 2014.

August 17, 2014, 5:00pm Business

After burning out in the computer science industry, Nick Marcelja turned his blacksmithing hobby into his business. "I had been doing historical creations for the Society for Creative Anachronism," Marcelja said. "It took me about six months to get my business running. When someone says they want to buy what… Read story

Bridal consultant Crystal Payne helps bride-to-be Cheney Ryder, 23, of Ridgefield try on wedding dresses July 23 at The Hostess House.

Working in Clark County: Crystal Payne, bridal consultant

Bridal consultant Crystal Payne helps bride-to-be Cheney Ryder, 23, of Ridgefield try on wedding dresses July 23 at The Hostess House.

August 11, 2014, 12:00am Business

I worked for Hilton Reservations Worldwide in Vancouver. I liked my job, but they closed the call center and I was unemployed. I started working as a bridal consultant at The Hostess House/Bridal Arts Building 10 years ago. I have learned a lot from the brides and from my mistakes,… Read story

Mar Meyerhoefer and her husband, Richard, operate a tasting room/restaurant and sell imported Spanish wines, plus local wines at their wine shop in Battle Ground Village.

Working in Clark County: Mar Meyerhoefer, wine cellar owner

Mar Meyerhoefer and her husband, Richard, operate a tasting room/restaurant and sell imported Spanish wines, plus local wines at their wine shop in Battle Ground Village.

July 28, 2014, 12:00am Business

Mar Meyerhoefer was born in Madrid, Spain, but lived and traveled in the United States growing up. She and her husband began dreaming of owning a vineyard and introducing people to Spanish wines and culture -- when they retired. They moved the timetable up and launched their wine venture even… Read story