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ADI donates to Clark County charities

January 18, 2020, 5:42am Community

Integrated circuit designer and manufacturer Analog Devices Inc. launched a community awards and charitable donations program in December, in which employees had the opportunity to vote for local organizations. Read story

Landslide brings Ridgefield man down

January 11, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Richard Schwartz moved to Ridgefield in 2013 for the rural feel and proximity to the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Hayride a magical night

January 19, 2020, 6:30am Clark County Life

It was a magical night, “Hayride Night,” in June 1962. School had just let out for the summer, I had completed my sophomore year in high school and I had turned 16 a few months before. The night smelled of growing things, of freshly turned soil, of possibilities. It was an intoxicating mix. Read story

South Ridge students build gingerbread houses

January 18, 2020, 6:00am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Classroom tables at South Ridge Elementary School were covered with dozens of bowls of candy and graham cracker houses during the holiday season as students worked to build tiny gingerbread homes. Read story

Walmart donates goods to middle school families

January 18, 2020, 6:00am Community

HARNEY HEIGHTS — The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington worked with Walmart Neighborhood Market to deliver necessities for families at Discovery Middle School. Read story

Students help plant trees at refuge

January 18, 2020, 5:44am Community

RIDGEFIELD — In December, Ridgefield High School and South Ridge Elementary School students helped plant trees at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, which recently opened a new bridge. Read story

Volunteer opportunities

January 18, 2020, 5:40am Community

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington are recruiting mentors to be paired with school-age youth in need of positive role models for at least one hour each week. Activities during each session will vary and are based on the member and mentor; anything that offers positive reinforcement and signals to them that they have the respect and admiration of an accomplished adult will do wonders. Read story

FISH clients receive free reading glasses

January 18, 2020, 5:10am Community

ESTHER SHORT — Fort Vancouver Lions Club member and FISH of Vancouver member David Rich recently received 484 reading glasses from the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation. Read story

Washougal teacher VFW’s Teacher of the Year

January 18, 2020, 5:09am Community

WASHOUGAL — Washougal High School history teacher Jim Reed was selected as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4278 Teacher of the Year. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: A blizzard, a baby and a 70-year-old memory

January 11, 2020, 6:10am Clark County Life

It was Friday, Jan. 13, 1950. I was living in the small town of Napavine and was 19 years of age. I was working as a telegrapher for Northern Pacific Railroad at a depot off Highway 6 that runs from Chehalis to the coast. Read story