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Fort Vancouver High School juniors Addison Miles, right, and Zamyrah Scott work on planting tulips. The tulips raise awareness of substance use in the community.

Fort Vancouver High School students host Red Ribbon Week event

Fort Vancouver High School juniors Addison Miles, right, and Zamyrah Scott work on planting tulips. The tulips raise awareness of substance use in the community.

October 23, 2023, 5:40pm Clark County Health

As Addie Cates plopped a tulip bulb into a small hole etched in a flower bed she made a promise to her community. Read story

Marc Eichenbaum, special assistant to the mayor of Houston for homeless initiatives, speaks to a crowd Thursday about how Houston approaches solving homelessness during the Council for the Homeless "Gathering for Change" event at Kiggins Theatre in Vancouver.
A homeless encampment is pictured in northeast Vancouver.

Clark Asks: ‘Do homeless people actually want to get off the streets?’

A homeless encampment is pictured in northeast Vancouver.

October 20, 2023, 6:06am Clark County News

Experiencing homelessness isn’t easy. Read story

Family Promise of Clark County to host annual fundraiser

October 18, 2023, 5:57am Clark County News

Family Promise of Clark County is hosting a fundraiser to continue providing resources to children and their families experiencing housing instability. Read story

Marc Eichenbaum, a special assistant to the mayor for homeless initiatives in Houston, Texas

‘Gathering for Change’ event at Kiggins to highlight homeless solutions

Marc Eichenbaum, a special assistant to the mayor for homeless initiatives in Houston, Texas

October 17, 2023, 6:45pm Clark County News

Council for the Homeless invites community members to its “Gathering for Change: Solving Homelessness Together” event on Thursday at the Kiggins Theatre. The event will highlight solutions that alleviate homelessness. Read story

Blair Doering of Vancouver, left, lends a hand as environmental activists Becca Kempton and Monica Zazueta get a garden underway in September.

Activists plant seeds of change with victory garden at The Outpost in east Vancouver

Blair Doering of Vancouver, left, lends a hand as environmental activists Becca Kempton and Monica Zazueta get a garden underway in September.

October 16, 2023, 6:07am Clark County Life

Monica Zazueta’s fingers dipped into a fresh pile of soil and picked up a tiny seashell. Read story

Katie Vongthongthip, left, and Chance Newbill talk in the kitchen in their new apartment.

‘Housing is a life changer’: Vancouver couple who spent years living homeless find fresh start, hope in new home

Katie Vongthongthip, left, and Chance Newbill talk in the kitchen in their new apartment.

October 11, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

The first morning waking up in their new apartment, Chance Newbill turned to his fiance, Katie Vongthongthip, and told her to soak in the silence. Read story

A colorful mural on the side of the new Fourth Plain Community Commons celebrates the diversity of the neighborhood and its residents.

Fourth Plain Community Commons opens, adding to stock of affordable housing in Vancouver

A colorful mural on the side of the new Fourth Plain Community Commons celebrates the diversity of the neighborhood and its residents.

September 25, 2023, 2:40pm Clark County News

With the snip of a red ribbon, Vancouver welcomed its newest affordable housing building on Saturday. Read story

J.P. Walmer enjoys his morning coffee in his tent outside Vancouver City Hall as construction at the nearby waterfront is visible in the background. Walmer has been homeless for about a month and is looking for a place he can afford. He said he sleeps on multiple air mattresses to make it easier for him to get out of bed.

Homeless population grays in Clark County as more seniors end up on the street

J.P. Walmer enjoys his morning coffee in his tent outside Vancouver City Hall as construction at the nearby waterfront is visible in the background. Walmer has been homeless for about a month and is looking for a place he can afford. He said he sleeps on multiple air mattresses to make it easier for him to get out of bed.

September 23, 2023, 6:14am Clark County Health

Chris Muntean, 70, feels lucky he had a heart attack. Read story

The Elwood permanent supportive housing complex has a community garden among other trauma-informed features designed by Access Architecture.

Vancouver Housing Authority amps up security with more cameras, alarms, fencing, alarms at complexes

The Elwood permanent supportive housing complex has a community garden among other trauma-informed features designed by Access Architecture.

September 23, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

The Vancouver Housing Authority will update security measures in four of its public housing facilities, thanks to a grant. Read story