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Aug. 17, 2022

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In the Community: Vancouver Victory soccer returns


Vancouver Victory FC returns to action this year after not having a 2020 season due to the pandemic.

The local Evergreen Premier League soccer team provides opportunities for current and recent college players to work on their skills in the offseason.

The Victory plays home matches at Harmony Sports Complex on 192nd Ave. in east Vancouver and fans will be allowed to attend. Admission is $5 for adults, and kids 12-under are admitted free.

There are just three home matches for the Victory in the six-game regular season. The first is 5 p.m. Saturday (May 22) against Oly Town Artesians, one of the four clubs in the EPL South Division. Vancouver will host Tacoma Narrows at noon June 13, and Yakima United at 2 p.m. June 19.

More information can be found on the Victory’s Facebook page:

Lewis River Recreation Area reservation system announced

Visitors who park within the Lewis River Recreation Area from June 15 through Sept. 30 will be required to obtain a reserved parking ticket to park their vehicle at one of six different recreational sites along a 14-mile stretch of Forest Road 90.

Previously there were no limits on the number of visitors to this heavily used recreation area, located 26 miles east of Cougar and 29 miles west of Trout Lake.

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is implementing this seasonal reserved parking ticket system to reduce visitor congestion.

Parking within the Lewis River Recreation Area will only be allowed at six designated areas. Parking along the road will be prohibited.

Reserved parking tickets must be purchased in advance through and printed prior to arrival. Eighty percent of all the reserved parking tickets will be available starting at 7 a.m. Thursday (May 20) for arrivals beginning June 15th. The remaining reservations will be made available on a rolling basis, two days in advance of each calendar day. Be aware there is a $2, non-refundable service fee charged by

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