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Columbian Social Services, Demographics, Faith

Jo Borwick, 84, laughs while taking aim during an ax throwing event at Highgate Senior Living. Many of the seniors held onto the walls of the mobile ax throwing unit for balance as they threw.

Seniors get a grip on ax throwing for Active Aging Week

Jo Borwick, 84, laughs while taking aim during an ax throwing event at Highgate Senior Living. Many of the seniors held onto the walls of the mobile ax throwing unit for balance as they threw.

October 4, 2019, 7:28pm Clark County News

Caroline Herndon, 94, is blind in one eye, but she picked up the ax with confidence and threw. Read story

Renovations following a fire in July are ongoing at the Share House, as seen on Friday morning, Sept. 27, 2019.

Repaired Share House to reopen Monday

Renovations following a fire in July are ongoing at the Share House, as seen on Friday morning, Sept. 27, 2019.

October 3, 2019, 8:08pm Clark County News

Share House will reopen Monday after water damage from a July 30 fire shuttered the downtown men’s shelter, displacing 58 homeless men. Read story

A runner makes his way on the Eastbank Esplanade.

Portland metro area considered a millennial hub for affordability

A runner makes his way on the Eastbank Esplanade.

September 25, 2019, 8:33pm Clark County News

A new report from Car Insurance Comparison said the Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Ore., metropolitan area is one of the most relatively affordable metro areas that millennials are moving to. Read story

Instructor Ruslan Revutsky of Lutheran Community Services Northwest, standing, reviews the three branches of U.S. government while leading a citizenship class Monday morning. The Vancouver office is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Thursday.

Lutheran Community Services Northwest in Vancouver celebrating 25 years of immigrant aid

Instructor Ruslan Revutsky of Lutheran Community Services Northwest, standing, reviews the three branches of U.S. government while leading a citizenship class Monday morning. The Vancouver office is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Thursday.

September 24, 2019, 6:04am Clark County News

During a citizenship class taught in both English and Russian, instructor Ruslan Revutsky reviewed the three branches of government. Read story

Brothers Mike, left, and Mark Roskam pose for a photo in Kansas during their cross-country cycling journey to raise funds for Open House Ministries. The trip was cut short after Mike Roskam was struck by a pickup in Oklahoma.

Truck strikes, injures 1 of 2 brothers cycling on Route 66

Brothers Mike, left, and Mark Roskam pose for a photo in Kansas during their cross-country cycling journey to raise funds for Open House Ministries. The trip was cut short after Mike Roskam was struck by a pickup in Oklahoma.

September 24, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

Vancouver’s Mike Roskam was struck by a pickup Sunday morning during a cross-country bicycle ride on Route 66 to raise money for Open House Ministries. Read story

Catya Ledezma, top right, paints two murals on the Vancouver Navigation Center as part of the 2019 Summer of Murals Celebrations sponsored by the Clark County Mural Society last July.

San Diego nonprofit reviews Vancouver’s approach to homelessness

Catya Ledezma, top right, paints two murals on the Vancouver Navigation Center as part of the 2019 Summer of Murals Celebrations sponsored by the Clark County Mural Society last July.

September 22, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

After two years of planning and discussions between local government officials and housing advocates, the Vancouver City Council was scheduled on Aug. 26 to take a vote on a major reorganization of Clark County’s homelessness response system, forming a Joint Executive Board on Homelessness. Read story

Clark County Fire Department cadet Danielle Haner, left, helps Deann Blakeman during a Superpower Pancake Feed at North County Community Food Bank Thursday. The food bank was the top fundraiser at this year&#039;s Give More 24.

Give More 24! cracks $1.6 million fundraising goal

Clark County Fire Department cadet Danielle Haner, left, helps Deann Blakeman during a Superpower Pancake Feed at North County Community Food Bank Thursday. The food bank was the top fundraiser at this year&#039;s Give More 24.

September 20, 2019, 11:21am Clark County News

Thursday’s midnight-to-midnight giving spree, Give More 24!, raised $1,657,241 for Southwest Washington charities. In the last 20 minutes of the all-day fundraiser, Give More 24! passed its $1.6 million goal set by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington, the host and marketing power behind the event. Read story

Clark County Fire Chief John Nohr is a board member at the North County Community Food Bank and likes to help the organization whenever he can. On Thursday, that meant contributing to a pancake feed and doing goat yoga to help fund a new building.

Give More 24 passes million-dollar mark in day of philanthropy

Clark County Fire Chief John Nohr is a board member at the North County Community Food Bank and likes to help the organization whenever he can. On Thursday, that meant contributing to a pancake feed and doing goat yoga to help fund a new building.

September 19, 2019, 4:55pm Clark County News

North County Community Food Bank dreams of having a bigger, better building, and some goats are helping make it happen. Read story

Tony Guzman, 7, from left, Ely Guzman, 11, Anabelle Guzman, 5, and their mother Casey Rice celebrate getting their house key during the Evergreen Habitat for Humanity&#039;s Raising the Roof benefit breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity celebrates McKibbin Commons completion

Tony Guzman, 7, from left, Ely Guzman, 11, Anabelle Guzman, 5, and their mother Casey Rice celebrate getting their house key during the Evergreen Habitat for Humanity&#039;s Raising the Roof benefit breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

September 17, 2019, 4:22pm Clark County News

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity is moving to a community land trust model that will make its future homes permanently affordable. Read story

Clark Public Utilities.

Clark Public Utilities’ program helps limit evictions

Clark Public Utilities.

September 16, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities will soon enter its second year of offering a program aimed at keeping low-income renters from being evicted. Read story