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Phoenix on track to set heat record over the weekend

September 7, 2023, 3:59pm Living Houseless

Phoenix, already the hottest large city in America, is poised to set yet another heat record this weekend while confirmed heat-associated deaths are on track for a record of their… Read story

Vancouver woman finds independence, sobriety after moving to Safe Stay Communityvideo icon

March 1, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

Courtney Ligman starts each day by taking her dog, Angel, for a long walk in the park. She eats breakfast, showers and heads to work. Read story

Pablo Rodriguez, who escaped Cuba as a child with his family and is now experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, crosses the street while helping to clean litter, graffiti, signs and stickers downtown on a Monday afternoon. Rodriguez currently works part time at Vancouver's Downtown Association keeping the downtown area in top condition.

‘A learning experience’: U.S. Army veteran coming back from homelessness in Vancouver

Pablo Rodriguez, who escaped Cuba as a child with his family and is now experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, crosses the street while helping to clean litter, graffiti, signs and stickers downtown on a Monday afternoon. Rodriguez currently works part time at Vancouver's Downtown Association keeping the downtown area in top condition.

November 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Pablo Rodriguez has endured enough life battles to make anyone bitter. He escaped his home country of Cuba as a young boy, served in the Army for five years of active duty and slept on the streets of Vancouver after becoming homeless earlier this year. Read story

Kayla Sample holds a root beer as she takes a break outside her camper. She sits next to a stack of papers that includes her housing research and mission statement for Operation Can You See Us, a homelessness organization she aims to start.

Vancouver resident recounts her journey with the foster care system and homelessness

Kayla Sample holds a root beer as she takes a break outside her camper. She sits next to a stack of papers that includes her housing research and mission statement for Operation Can You See Us, a homelessness organization she aims to start.

October 24, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

Kayla Sample knows what it’s like to feel invisible. A 35-year-old woman born and raised in Vancouver, Sample has not had a stable place to call home since she entered the state’s foster care system as a little girl. Read story

Tom Piercey takes a break with the family dog, Lulu, and his long-term partner, R.J., at the Evergreen Safe Parking Zone.  The couple have been living out of their van for nearly three years.

Couple struggle with challenges of living in Safe Parking Zone at Evergreen Transit Center

Tom Piercey takes a break with the family dog, Lulu, and his long-term partner, R.J., at the Evergreen Safe Parking Zone.  The couple have been living out of their van for nearly three years.

September 16, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Tom Piercey felt like he was in the “Twilight Zone” when he first started living out of his van nearly three years ago. It was November 2019 – the start of winter, right before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Read story