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The Old Apple Tree, shown during the 2018 Old Apple Tree Festival, died recently at age 194.

Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree dies at age 194

The Old Apple Tree, shown during the 2018 Old Apple Tree Festival, died recently at age 194.

June 27, 2020, 10:53am Clark County Life

Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree died this weekend at the ripe age of 194. Read story

Vancouver Housing Authority plans to purchase three tiny homes from Wolf Industries and put them on a vacant lot of land next to the authority's Fruit Valley units.

Vancouver Housing Authority sizes up plot for tiny homes in Fruit Valley

Vancouver Housing Authority plans to purchase three tiny homes from Wolf Industries and put them on a vacant lot of land next to the authority's Fruit Valley units.

June 27, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Vancouver Housing Authority plans to purchase three tiny homes to place on an underutilized lot in Fruit Valley and rent them out to low-income households. It would be the first project of its kind for the housing authority. Read story

The Rev. Lenny Duncan, a Black, queer preacher in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, plans to open a church in downtown Vancouver that is specifically anti-racist and LGBTQIA affirming. "Once I came to Vancouver, I felt really called by God to be here," he said.

Jubilee Collective’s Mission: Anti-racist, inclusive space in Vancouver

The Rev. Lenny Duncan, a Black, queer preacher in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, plans to open a church in downtown Vancouver that is specifically anti-racist and LGBTQIA affirming. "Once I came to Vancouver, I felt really called by God to be here," he said.

June 26, 2020, 6:03am Churches & Religion

The Rev. Lenny Duncan has impeccable timing considering current events. Read story

A 48-bed secure mental health facility may be built in the field next to Columbia River Mental Health Services in Vancouver's Bagley Downs neighborhood. The campus would consist of either two or three buildings.

State seeks input on proposed behavioral health facility in Vancouver

A 48-bed secure mental health facility may be built in the field next to Columbia River Mental Health Services in Vancouver's Bagley Downs neighborhood. The campus would consist of either two or three buildings.

June 24, 2020, 5:40pm Clark County Health

The Department of Social and Health Services is seeking public input by Aug. 28 on a proposed 48-bed secure behavioral health facility in Vancouver. Read story

Connie Kessinger, right, bows her head in prayer before the Thursday morning service at St. Joseph Catholic Church. As churches slowly reopen, the traditional Catholic Mass has shifted to adapt to COVID-19.

As houses of worship in Washington begin to reopen, Mass shifts and adapts to coronavirus

Connie Kessinger, right, bows her head in prayer before the Thursday morning service at St. Joseph Catholic Church. As churches slowly reopen, the traditional Catholic Mass has shifted to adapt to COVID-19.

June 23, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

After three months without Mass, the changes to services at St. Joseph Catholic Church are apparent before stepping inside. Blue crosses dot the sidewalk leading up to the front door where people line up six feet apart before being asked if they have any symptoms of COVID-19. Read story

Matthew Young of Vancouver Elite Outreach, left, joins fellow demonstrators Wednesday as they rallied for black lives outside Evergreen High School.

Rally for black lives draws people to east Vancouver

Matthew Young of Vancouver Elite Outreach, left, joins fellow demonstrators Wednesday as they rallied for black lives outside Evergreen High School.

June 10, 2020, 5:37pm Clark County News

About 50 people gathered Wednesday afternoon in front of Evergreen High School in a rally for black lives. Read story

Amy Reynolds, deputy director of Share, looks over one of the newly renovated rooms at Share Orchards Inn. The shelter received new metal bed frames to help prevent bed bugs, which have been an issue in the past.

Family shelter Share Orchards Inn prepares to reopen

Amy Reynolds, deputy director of Share, looks over one of the newly renovated rooms at Share Orchards Inn. The shelter received new metal bed frames to help prevent bed bugs, which have been an issue in the past.

June 3, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Health

Since the family shelter Share Orchards Inn closed for remodeling in July 2019, a lot has changed both inside and outside the shelter. It will reopen soon with a new look and new practices around COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Read story

A flag promoting the All In WA relief effort flies Wednesday atop the Space Needle in Seattle. Southwest Washington is participating in the statewide campaign aimed at helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Ted S.

Southwest Washington gets in on All In WA drive

A flag promoting the All In WA relief effort flies Wednesday atop the Space Needle in Seattle. Southwest Washington is participating in the statewide campaign aimed at helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Ted S.

May 30, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Health

Southwest Washington joined the statewide philanthropic campaign All In WA aimed at helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Tyler Chavers, Vancouver's homeless assistance response team officer, left, talks with Shawn Fernandez during the 2020 Point in Time count near Leverich Park on Jan. 30.

Point in Time count finds more unsheltered people in Clark County

Tyler Chavers, Vancouver's homeless assistance response team officer, left, talks with Shawn Fernandez during the 2020 Point in Time count near Leverich Park on Jan. 30.

May 28, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Although a survey found that the overall number of homeless people dropped 4 percent this year in Clark County, it found more people living without shelter. Read story

The Clark County Latino Youth Conference created infographics and other messaging about COVID-19 that's tailored toward the Spanish-speaking community.

Clark County groups help Hispanic, Latinx households affected by virus get aid

The Clark County Latino Youth Conference created infographics and other messaging about COVID-19 that's tailored toward the Spanish-speaking community.

May 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Health

Local groups are using relief funds to help Hispanic and Latinx households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story