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Let’s review: What’s the first day of school?

August 27, 2016, 12:00pm East Vancouver

While Evergreen Public Schools is mired in a contract dispute, all around Clark County, schools are preparing to open for the 2016-2017 school year. Below is the first day of school for each district in the county. Labor Day is Sept. 5. Seven districts start before… Read story

Judge prohibits Evergreen strike until at least Wednesday

August 26, 2016, 2:50pm Carousel

A Clark County Superior Court Judge cleared the way for school to start Wednesday even if Evergreen School District teachers vote to strike. Read story

Evergreen schools expected to file injunction to prevent strike

August 25, 2016, 3:45pm Carousel

Contract negotiations between Evergreen Public Schools and its teachers union intensified Thursday with the district mobilizing to file a request for a court injunction to prevent teachers from striking. Read story

Teachers, Evergreen agree on only one point

August 24, 2016, 7:35pm Latest News

The union representing Evergreen Public Schools teachers turned up the volume with the school district Wednesday, threatening again to strike next week. Read story

Teachers, Evergreen still short of a deal

August 23, 2016, 8:57pm Editor's Choice

Contentious talks continued Tuesday between Evergreen Public Schools and its teachers union. With only a week until school starts, the district and union are locked in mediated contract negotiations, and a strike seems increasingly likely. Read story

Coug solidarity flies its colors at WSU Vancouver

August 22, 2016, 6:35pm Latest News

Cougars turned out in full force Monday, the first day of the fall semester at Washington State University Vancouver. Read story

Pop quiz: What’s the first day of school? Answers below

August 22, 2016, 3:19pm East Vancouver

While Evergreen Public Schools is mired in a contract dispute, all around Clark County, schools are preparing to open for the 2016-2017 school year. Read story

Go Ready Festival: Fresh haircuts signal readiness

August 19, 2016, 8:23pm Latest News

Jose Pulido, 8, sat without fidgeting in the barber’s chair as Brett Allred from Beigeblond Salon cut his hair. Read story

Evergreen teachers picket amid contract talksvideo icon

August 19, 2016, 9:49am Carousel

About 100 Evergreen Public Schools teachers gathered at two busy intersections along Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard on Friday morning, holding picket signs and waving at passing drivers. Several drivers honked in support. Read story

Evergreen district settles harassment suit for more than $800K

August 18, 2016, 12:14pm Courts & Crime

Evergreen Public Schools has agreed to pay $862,500 to Elizabeth Uelmen, a former associate principal, with an out-of-court settlement. Uelmen filed a lawsuit in early 2014, alleging a hostile work environment, gender discrimination and unlawful retaliation. Read story