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Salmon Creek community members fill barrels for food bank

February 20, 2021, 5:57am Community

The Salmon Creek Lions Club recently held a free paper shredding event to benefit the Clark County Food Bank. Read story

Ridgefield students, staff celebrate Valentine’s Day with drive-thru event

February 20, 2021, 5:56am Community

Union Ridge Elementary School staff tried to keep Valentine’s Day fun this year despite remote learning by holding a drive-thru event. Fourth-grade leadership students created a video to spread the… Read story

Clark County students win awards for future city designs

February 20, 2021, 5:58am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Students from King’s Way Christian School and Pacific Middle School were among some of the top winners of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition, a nonprofit educational program that asks middle-school students to imagine, design and build “cities of the future.” Read story

Furry Friends receives donations from Giving Trees

February 20, 2021, 5:58am Community

MINNEHAHA — Several businesses around the Vancouver area put up “Giving Trees” over the holidays to help bring in donations, including supplies, for Furry Friends, a local nonprofit, no-kill cat shelter. Read story

Two Clark County students advance to state poetry competition

February 20, 2021, 5:54am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Two students from Clark County have advanced from the Southwest Washington Regional Final to the state final for the Poetry Out Loud competition. Read story

SHUMWAY: Cat owner Chelsea Pipek made a snow cat and posed her cat Taco on top.

Live cats pose with neighborhood snow cat

SHUMWAY: Cat owner Chelsea Pipek made a snow cat and posed her cat Taco on top.

February 20, 2021, 5:34am Community

SHUMWAY — Cat owner Chelsea Pipek decided to deviate from building a snowman and instead built a snow cat at her home on Feb. 14. Pipek then posed her cats Taco and Tuesday on top of the snow cat for a fun photo. Read story

Volunteer Opportunities

February 20, 2021, 5:25am Community

The city of Vancouver invites volunteers to sign up for a physically distanced spring cleanup of Marine Park Beach from 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 27. Advanced registration is required. The event is limited to eight participants and will follow all state COVID-19 safety protocols. Please bring your own mask,… Read story

EAST VANCOUVER: Karina and Sullivan May built a big snow fort outside of their home.

Kids’ snow fort in east Vancouver certified ‘Most Excellent’

EAST VANCOUVER: Karina and Sullivan May built a big snow fort outside of their home.

February 20, 2021, 5:03am Community

EAST VANCOUVER — After recent snowstorms, Karina and Sullivan May built a 6½-foot snow fort in front of their house. Read story

CLARK COUNTY: Clark Public Utilities' Race for Warmth featured 930 participants who raced virtually and raised more than $43,000 for Operation Warm Heart. The race took place anytime from Jan.

Virtual Race for Warmth raises more than $43K

CLARK COUNTY: Clark Public Utilities' Race for Warmth featured 930 participants who raced virtually and raised more than $43,000 for Operation Warm Heart. The race took place anytime from Jan.

February 13, 2021, 5:58am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Clark Public Utilities’ Race for Warmth raised more than $43,000 for the agency’s heating assistance program called Operation Warm Heart. The event featured 930 participants who raced “virtually” — whether it was at home or somewhere out in the community. It even went beyond state lines, with… Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Oakley, a female German pointer, will join the Cowlitz Public Safety Department to help keep ilani and the Cowlitz Reservation safe.

ilani to get K-9 protection

RIDGEFIELD: Oakley, a female German pointer, will join the Cowlitz Public Safety Department to help keep ilani and the Cowlitz Reservation safe.

February 13, 2021, 5:58am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The Cowlitz Public Safety Department recently acquired a K-9 unit to help heighten security to both the Cowlitz Reservation and ilani. Officer Arnie Belton and dog Oakley were trained and certified through Pacific Coast K9. Oakley is a female German pointer who turns 3 in May. She will… Read story