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Clark County At Work

Carol “C.J.” Andrew, owner of C.J.’s Dog Training uses rewards as a way to train dogs in her classes, versus punishment techniques such as shock collars and choke chains.

Working in Clark County: Carol J. Andrew, owner, C.J.’s Dog Training

Carol “C.J.” Andrew, owner of C.J.’s Dog Training uses rewards as a way to train dogs in her classes, versus punishment techniques such as shock collars and choke chains.

June 18, 2018, 6:02am Business

Carol “C.J.” Andrew’s love for pups started out with a boxer-breed dog named Skipper, who she got for Christmas back in 1948. Read story

Jason Granneman, school resource officer at Hockinson High School and deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, keeps an eye on activities in the school from the second floor. In addition to developing initiatives at the high school, Granneman serves as a member a statewide Mass Shooting Task Force formed earlier this year.

Working in Clark County: Jason Granneman, school resource Officer at Hockinson High School

Jason Granneman, school resource officer at Hockinson High School and deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, keeps an eye on activities in the school from the second floor. In addition to developing initiatives at the high school, Granneman serves as a member a statewide Mass Shooting Task Force formed earlier this year.

June 11, 2018, 6:02am Business

Clark County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Granneman didn’t sit idle when he learned that a student at Hockinson High School in Brush Prairie, where he is a school resource officer, made threats to “shoot up the school” last month. Read story

Julie Ward, a paraeducator at Woodburn Elementary School in Camas, helps students learn to read on Thursday. She spends about 25 percent of her days helping students with reading and 75 percent working with students on mathematics.

Working in Clark County: Julie Ward, paraeducator, Woodburn Elementary

Julie Ward, a paraeducator at Woodburn Elementary School in Camas, helps students learn to read on Thursday. She spends about 25 percent of her days helping students with reading and 75 percent working with students on mathematics.

June 4, 2018, 6:02am Business

Not everyone gets to work in their dream job. Plans change, priorities shift, life happens — the list goes on. The hope, though, is always that at the very least, we land doing something we enjoy. Read story

Hubb President and CEO Allison “Allie” Magyar glides down the office slide at the Hubb offices in Vancouver. The Hubb offices include a gym, napping pods, kombucha on tap, a large communal workspace and an office slide. Magyar believes this type of work environment is beneficial to employee satisfaction and productivity.

Working in Clark County: Allison ‘Allie’ Magyar, event management software firm CEO

Hubb President and CEO Allison “Allie” Magyar glides down the office slide at the Hubb offices in Vancouver. The Hubb offices include a gym, napping pods, kombucha on tap, a large communal workspace and an office slide. Magyar believes this type of work environment is beneficial to employee satisfaction and productivity.

May 28, 2018, 6:02am Business

Vancouver doesn’t immediately pop into mind when one thinks about the nation’s hot spots for the tech scene. California’s Silicon Valley, Seattle and increasingly Portland are more often the go-to cities. Read story

Carol Parker Walsh with Evolve Image Consulting, left, meets with client Twila Kaye at Di Tazza in southeast Vancouver. Walsh started her consulting and coaching business after a serious auto accident and other personal challenges.

Working in Clark County: Carol Parker Walsh, coach and consultant

Carol Parker Walsh with Evolve Image Consulting, left, meets with client Twila Kaye at Di Tazza in southeast Vancouver. Walsh started her consulting and coaching business after a serious auto accident and other personal challenges.

May 21, 2018, 6:00am Business

Carol Parker Walsh, the owner of Evolve Your Image Consulting, based in Camas, has two steel rods and five screws in her right leg — and three in her shoulder — from when a drunk driver collided with her vehicle. Read story

Hospice nurse Betty Martinsen at Community Home Health & Hospice in Salmon Creek.

Working in Clark County: Betty Martinsen, hospice nurse

Hospice nurse Betty Martinsen at Community Home Health & Hospice in Salmon Creek.

May 7, 2018, 6:05am Business

How does someone manage to stay perky and upbeat when a major portion of their life is spent working with the terminally ill? Read story

Erin Timmerman joined the Vancouver Farmers Market staff eight years ago and is the director of operations. She spends about 33 weekends throughout the year interacting with vendors and community members. James Rexroad for The Columbian.

Working in Clark County: Erin Timmerman, director of operations, Vancouver Farmers Market

Erin Timmerman joined the Vancouver Farmers Market staff eight years ago and is the director of operations. She spends about 33 weekends throughout the year interacting with vendors and community members. James Rexroad for The Columbian.

April 30, 2018, 6:00am Business

Erin Timmerman wasn’t particularly into agriculture or food when she stumbled into a full-time job at the Vancouver Farmers Market eight years ago. Read story

Steve Harmon, owner of Yellow Dot Windshield Repair, prepares a chip for repair at his shop in Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon. Harmon started his business in 2003 and spent many years at Vancouver Mall. He recently relocated to his own shop on East 18th Street.

Working in Clark County: Steve Harmon, owner, Yellow Dot Windshield Repair

Steve Harmon, owner of Yellow Dot Windshield Repair, prepares a chip for repair at his shop in Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon. Harmon started his business in 2003 and spent many years at Vancouver Mall. He recently relocated to his own shop on East 18th Street.

April 23, 2018, 6:00am Business

Steve Harmon is trying to shake his reputation of being the “Windshield Guy at the Mall.” Read story

John Dewitz, owner of Above & Beyond Hydroseed, sprays a stockpile of dirt to protect it from erosion at a Lennar Homes site in Felida’s Herzog Farm.

Working in Clark County: John Dewitz, erosion control contractor

John Dewitz, owner of Above & Beyond Hydroseed, sprays a stockpile of dirt to protect it from erosion at a Lennar Homes site in Felida’s Herzog Farm.

February 19, 2018, 6:00am Business

John Dewitz, president and owner of Above & Beyond Hydroseed, and his crew of 10 employees spread 50 tons of certified weed-free straw among home building developments and residential properties — every month. Read story

Kara Pyle, lead floral designer at Stem Floral Design in Vancouver, selects and prepares a flower for a customer’s arrangement.

Working in Clark County: Kara Pyle, floral designer

Kara Pyle, lead floral designer at Stem Floral Design in Vancouver, selects and prepares a flower for a customer’s arrangement.

February 5, 2018, 6:30am Business

Floral design is not just selecting colorful blooms and randomly arranging them in a pretty vase, at least not for Kara Pyle, lead designer at Stem Floral Design. In today’s world of Pinterest where brides and interior decorators have boards and boards of wishes and ideas saved from all directions,… Read story