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Families in Orchards gather to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a neighborhood graduation ceremony June 5.

Vancouver, Evergreen districts say graduation rates on rise

Families in Orchards gather to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a neighborhood graduation ceremony June 5.

November 8, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

Clark County’s two largest school districts say their graduation rates are on the rise, with 90 percent of the class of 2020 graduating on time at Vancouver Public Schools and 94 percent at Evergreen Public Schools. Read story

Diana Finn spreads a quilt over her sleeping mat at the Winter Hospitality Overflow shelter at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Orchards on Monday.

Clark County’s winter shelters perform double duty during pandemic

Diana Finn spreads a quilt over her sleeping mat at the Winter Hospitality Overflow shelter at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Orchards on Monday.

November 8, 2020, 6:02am Churches & Religion

Those who are homeless as the weather turns cold and wet this year confront a tough choice. Staying outside is dangerous — already this year; a man in his 70s died of hypothermia — but seeking shelter means risking exposure to a potentially deadly virus. Read story

Severe weather alert Sunday for homeless

November 6, 2020, 5:52pm Churches & Religion

Council for the Homeless issued a severe weather alert for Sunday night that prompts shelters to expand capacity. Read story

Clark County teacher unions call for delay in return to class

November 6, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

Local education associations on Thursday called on Clark County Public Health and local school districts to delay the expansion of in-person learning until community case rates decline. Read story

Clark County seeks applicants for housing advisory group

November 5, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County is forming an advisory group to identify challenges and opportunities to develop affordable housing within the unincorporated area. Read story

Officer Tyler Chavers stops to check on residents of a homeless encampment in northeast Vancouver in July.

Clark County, Vancouver establish homelessness policy group

Officer Tyler Chavers stops to check on residents of a homeless encampment in northeast Vancouver in July.

October 29, 2020, 3:20pm Clark County News

A joint policy advisory group on homelessness recently approved by the Clark County Council and Vancouver City Council could meet for the first time next month. Read story

Grant deadline Dec. 15 for Camas-Washougal Community Chest

October 29, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

The Camas-Washougal Community Chest is soliciting 2021 grant applications from local nonprofits. Applications must be received by Dec. 15 and awards will be announced in March. Read story

Dmitriy Sashchenko, left, Liliya Zhukova and Andrey Georgiyev last spring founded Slavic Vote, a group focused on registering Slavics to vote and educating them about the elections process.

Group seeks to register, educate Slavic voters in Vancouver, Pacific Northwestvideo icon

Dmitriy Sashchenko, left, Liliya Zhukova and Andrey Georgiyev last spring founded Slavic Vote, a group focused on registering Slavics to vote and educating them about the elections process.

October 29, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Andrey Georgiyev, an immigrant from Ukraine, was frustrated that his large extended family would often complain about politics but not vote in elections. Read story

Faith leaders in Clark County call for hope, peace on Nov. 3

October 29, 2020, 6:01am Churches & Religion

Interfaith leaders are calling on the community to call for hope and peace on the eve of Election Day. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools educators protest school staffing cuts

October 27, 2020, 6:41pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools educators were scheduled to gather for a drive-in rally outside the district’s office this evening during the school board meeting in protest of staff reductions. Read story