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Jodi Stewart is director of nursing at the Cascade Park Care Center.

Working in Clark County: Nurse Jodi Stewart

Jodi Stewart is director of nursing at the Cascade Park Care Center.

March 16, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Registered nurse Jodi Stewart didn't apply to be a nursing director at the care center where she worked, because she didn't have any experience as a nursing director. But colleagues urged her to apply and she won the job. As nursing director at Cascade Park Care Center, "the residents are… Read story

Alan Davison

Silver Beaver Award given to three Boy Scouts volunteers

Alan Davison

March 11, 2014, 5:00pm Community

Cascade Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America is awarding three local adult volunteers the Silver Beaver Award. The award is presented for distinguished service to young people within a local Boy Scouts of America Council. It is the highest national award that can be presented by a local… Read story

Carrie Burhenn, veterinarian and co-owner of Feline Medical Clinic, holds the clinic's foster cat Gracie.

Working in Clark County: Carrie Burhenn: Veterinarian

Carrie Burhenn, veterinarian and co-owner of Feline Medical Clinic, holds the clinic's foster cat Gracie.

March 9, 2014, 5:00pm Business

Veterinarian Carrie Burhenn was fresh out of college. She needed a job but first wanted a vacation. While looking for a place to board her cat during her travels, she came upon a clinic that needed another veterinarian. Her career was launched. Now she wants to "keep on doing what… Read story

Clark County business calendar

March 9, 2014, 5:00pm Business

The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon Tuesday preceding the intended Monday publication date. Send to mary.ricks@columbian.com or fax 360-735-4598. Read story

Ken Davis.

Man gets to celebrate 100th birthday before passing away six days later

Ken Davis.

March 9, 2014, 5:00pm Community

Surrounded by more than 100 family and friends, Ken Davis celebrated his 100th birthday on March 1 at MacArthur Boulevard Christian Church where he is a charter member. He enjoyed his party, his daughter said, but died six days later. A service will be at 11 a.m. March 12 at… Read story

Jim Carlson

Clark County business briefs

Jim Carlson

March 8, 2014, 4:00pm Business

People in business and other business news Read story

Joe Lanning is the owner of My Jeweler on Main Street in Vancouver.

Working in Clark County: Joe Lanning: Jewelry repairman

Joe Lanning is the owner of My Jeweler on Main Street in Vancouver.

March 2, 2014, 4:00pm Business

Joe Lanning has always been a person who could fix things. He was tired of having to relocate for his retail job, so he headed off in a new direction. Lanning took classes in diamond setting and jewelry repair and launched his own jewelry business. "I like the customers' reaction… Read story

Harris Dusenbery

Birthday milestone: Dusenbery

Harris Dusenbery

February 25, 2014, 4:00pm Community

Harris Dusenbery was born on Feb. 26, 1914, in Roundup, Mont., where he shared the joys of small town life with his three brothers. His family moved to Portland in 1926. Read story

Denton Harlan, mortician and owner of Layne's Funeral Home in Battle Ground, enjoys community involvement.

Working in Clark County: Denton Harlan, Mortician

Denton Harlan, mortician and owner of Layne's Funeral Home in Battle Ground, enjoys community involvement.

February 23, 2014, 4:00pm Business

Denton Harlan trained as a dance instructor but later became a minister. He worked at a local funeral home at age 22, then left to study for the ministry. Disenchanted with ministry, he returned to the funeral business and has remained a mortician for the past 45 years. Harlan loves… Read story

Kevin Gorby with a few of his puppets.

Working in Clark County: Kevin Gorby: Puppet Maker

Kevin Gorby with a few of his puppets.

February 16, 2014, 4:00pm Business

Kevin Gorby was unemployed and living with his in-laws. Money was running out. He and his wife built a puppet for their daughter, and soon they had puppet parts all over the in-laws' living room. Gorby had found a new career. "When I build a puppet for my customer, I… Read story