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Ridgefield students treated to free bikes from Police Activities League

June 13, 2021, 5:54am Community

The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer at a June 5 event.… Read story

Ridgefield students learn marketing in partnership with coffee shop

June 13, 2021, 5:48am Community

The students in Andrea Reinertson’s Business Marketing II class at Ridgefield High School worked together with The Birds and the Beans coffee shop to help promote the business while at… Read story

You Can Help

June 13, 2021, 5:58am Community

CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocate, seeks volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children who have come into the state’s care as a result of abuse, neglect or abandonment. Read story

VAN MALL: Members from the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation counted 8,700 bras for people in need at its first gathering in more than a year at The Heathman Lodge.

Organization counts 10,000 bras for people in need

VAN MALL: Members from the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation counted 8,700 bras for people in need at its first gathering in more than a year at The Heathman Lodge.

June 13, 2021, 5:07am Community

VAN MALL — The National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation recently held an event at The Heathman Lodge to count bras for its Gift of Lift bra program. It was the first gathering for the organization’s volunteers in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty board… Read story

WASHOUGAL: Alex Yost and Shannon Brennan chat at a table used to sort recyclables and food waste at Washougal High School.

Washougal High School recognized for sustainability efforts

WASHOUGAL: Alex Yost and Shannon Brennan chat at a table used to sort recyclables and food waste at Washougal High School.

June 12, 2021, 6:05am Community

WASHOUGAL — Washougal High School recently received a Bronze Level certification through the EarthGen program, which provides a framework for schools to become more sustainable. Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Battle Ground High School drama students Avarie Rhyasen and Maria Wetzbarger perform in John R.

Battle Ground High School drama students eagerly return to stage

BATTLE GROUND: Battle Ground High School drama students Avarie Rhyasen and Maria Wetzbarger perform in John R.

June 12, 2021, 6:03am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground High School’s Drama Club recently returned to the stage for the first time in more than a year. It performed a sketch written by senior Andrew Ovall and junior Lorelei Hunsaker called “A Radio Play,” a murder mystery. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Sexton, who has a rare blood disorder, is raising funds through Make-A-Wish Oregon so others like her can have their wishes come true.

4-year-old with rare blood disorder raises funds for wishes

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Sexton, who has a rare blood disorder, is raising funds through Make-A-Wish Oregon so others like her can have their wishes come true.

June 12, 2021, 6:02am Community

RIDGEFIELD — A 4-year-old with a rare blood disorder has raised $2,695 so far through Make-A-Wish Oregon. Olivia Sexton was granted a wish through the organization to have a rainbow playhouse. “The experience was so impactful, she’s now wishing it forward to the 137 kids in her community who are… Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Prairie High School sophomore Soledad Ahumada peeks out from a door holding a heart with an inspirational message.

Prairie High School students use Inspire Week to uplift staff

BATTLE GROUND: Prairie High School sophomore Soledad Ahumada peeks out from a door holding a heart with an inspirational message.

June 12, 2021, 6:01am Community

BRUSH PRAIRIE — Started in 2019, the popular Inspire Week at Prairie High School is now part of the curriculum — a new class called applied psychology led by social studies teacher Dawn Rowe. Read story

WOODLAND: Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue received a new fire engine at its Station 29 in Woodland.

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue upgrades its engine

WOODLAND: Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue received a new fire engine at its Station 29 in Woodland.

June 12, 2021, 5:56am Community

WOODLAND — Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue acquired a new fire engine at Station 29. To mark the occasion, Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue performed a “push-in” ceremony at Station 29 on May 25. Read story

EAST MILL PLAIN: A free shredding event at the Mill Plain Methodist Church on May 22 helped the Fort Vancouver Lions Club raise more than $1,500 to support sight and hearing needs of low-income residents in Clark County.

Fort Vancouver Lions Club raises funds for sight and hearing needs

EAST MILL PLAIN: A free shredding event at the Mill Plain Methodist Church on May 22 helped the Fort Vancouver Lions Club raise more than $1,500 to support sight and hearing needs of low-income residents in Clark County.

June 12, 2021, 5:56am Community

EAST MILL PLAIN — A free shredding event at the Mill Plain Methodist Church on May 22 helped the Fort Vancouver Lions Club raise more than $1,500 to support sight and hearing needs of low-income residents in Clark County. Read story