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A screenshot of Camas School District's COVID-19 dashboard.

Clark County school district dashboards detail virus outbreak, cases

A screenshot of Camas School District's COVID-19 dashboard.

September 14, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

School districts across Clark County have gotten more transparent about COVID-19 cases in the school system as the coronavirus impacts a third consecutive school year. Read story

Papermakers Zach Blair makes a catch home opener game against thin the home opener against Clackamas at Doc Harris Stadium on Friday, September 10, 2021.

Clackamas holds back Camas, 38-30video icon

Papermakers Zach Blair makes a catch home opener game against thin the home opener against Clackamas at Doc Harris Stadium on Friday, September 10, 2021.

September 10, 2021, 11:55pm Multimedia

Papermakers 0-2 with another Oregon powerhouse upcoming Read story

King's Way Christian Schools art teacher Justin Tigner, a professional sports artist, is traveling with the University of Oregon football team this fall as its game-day artist doing hand-painted shoe designs. Tigner also designs custom shoes and cleats for clientele including NFL players. He said he plans to blend two previous designs for custom shoes, a creation to be raffled off during Oregon football's alumni and donor tailgate Saturday at Ohio State.

Hazel Dell teacher creates custom shoes for college, pro athletes

King's Way Christian Schools art teacher Justin Tigner, a professional sports artist, is traveling with the University of Oregon football team this fall as its game-day artist doing hand-painted shoe designs. Tigner also designs custom shoes and cleats for clientele including NFL players. He said he plans to blend two previous designs for custom shoes, a creation to be raffled off during Oregon football's alumni and donor tailgate Saturday at Ohio State.

September 9, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Justin Tigner is about to find out how well his home art studio travels on the road. Read story

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

Hockinson School District probes incident between teacher, parent

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

September 8, 2021, 4:11pm Clark County News

The Hockinson School District is investigating an incident from last week’s middle school open house during which a parent allegedly made discriminatory remarks while confronting a school employee. Read story

Mountain View players take the field for warmups prior to Friday's 46-2 victory over Kentlake at McKenzie Stadium (Meg Wochnick/The Columbian).

Mountain View spreads offensive wealth around in win over Kentlake

Mountain View players take the field for warmups prior to Friday's 46-2 victory over Kentlake at McKenzie Stadium (Meg Wochnick/The Columbian).

September 3, 2021, 10:59pm Football

But the game itself — a 44-point victory over the 3A Falcons of Kent — only boosted that winning feeling.  Read story

Fort Vancouver girls basketball and girls soccer will play independent schedules this season in an effort to boost turnout and spark success.

Fort Vancouver goes independent in more sports

Fort Vancouver girls basketball and girls soccer will play independent schedules this season in an effort to boost turnout and spark success.

September 2, 2021, 6:07pm Prep Sports

School officials at Fort Vancouver High are thinking outside of the box when it comes to rebuilding numbers and confidence within Trappers athletics. Read story

Young students practice social distancing after leaving the school bus for their first day of class at Marrion Elementary School on Tuesday. Thousands of students across multiple Clark County school districts, including Evergreen and Vancouver, began classes for the 2021-22 school year Tuesday amid another year impacted by COVID-19. More districts start Wednesday.

Clark County students, staff happily welcome first day of school

Young students practice social distancing after leaving the school bus for their first day of class at Marrion Elementary School on Tuesday. Thousands of students across multiple Clark County school districts, including Evergreen and Vancouver, began classes for the 2021-22 school year Tuesday amid another year impacted by COVID-19. More districts start Wednesday.

August 31, 2021, 7:02pm Clark County News

Carefully selected outfits, fresh haircuts — and even for some, a fresh or carefully selected mask — were the stars as thousands of Clark County students returned to class to ring in a new school year. Read story

Union senior Tobias Merriweather will play college football for Notre Dame. One of the Northwest's most-prized recruits, Merriweather chose the university in part because of its world-class academic offerings.

Drive, determination go beyond football for Union’s Notre Dame-bound Tobias Merriweather

Union senior Tobias Merriweather will play college football for Notre Dame. One of the Northwest's most-prized recruits, Merriweather chose the university in part because of its world-class academic offerings.

August 29, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Sports

The question posed to Tobias Merriweather caused him to pause in deep thought. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee's mask mandate in schools is a legal requirement for all employees and students. That includes wearing masks inside school buildings and buses.

Here’s what to expect as Clark County students go back to school

Gov. Jay Inslee's mask mandate in schools is a legal requirement for all employees and students. That includes wearing masks inside school buildings and buses.

August 27, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

When the 2021-22 school year opens next week for most of Clark County, districts will operate on a regular, full-time in-person schedule with students and staff required to wear masks inside school buildings. Read story

Dorothy Hollingsworth sits next to a podium Thursday prior to the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hollingsworth Academy. The school, formerly 49th Street Academy, was named after Hollingsworth in honor of her achievements in education, including being the first Black woman to serve on Seattle's school board. Hollingsworth is 100 years old and came with her family from Seattle for Thursday's ceremony.

Educator Hollingsworth helps open Evergreen school named in her honor

Dorothy Hollingsworth sits next to a podium Thursday prior to the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hollingsworth Academy. The school, formerly 49th Street Academy, was named after Hollingsworth in honor of her achievements in education, including being the first Black woman to serve on Seattle's school board. Hollingsworth is 100 years old and came with her family from Seattle for Thursday's ceremony.

August 26, 2021, 6:31pm Clark County News

If your dreams don’t include others, they’re not big enough. Read story