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Middle school sports options expanding for Battle Ground students

August 6, 2022, 5:59am Community

Middle school students will have access to more sports options this coming year in Battle Ground Public Schools. The district is adding girls volleyball and co-ed track in 2022-23, in… Read story

Vancouver local serves in the Navy

August 6, 2022, 5:59am Community

A Vancouver native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, Rim of the Pacific. Read story

Battle Ground student wins Next Generation Angels film contest

August 6, 2022, 5:54am Community

The Better Angels Society recently announced six winners of its 2022 Next Generation Angels Awards, the annual prize established in coordination with National History Day to recognize historical filmmaking by students across the United States. One winner is a local student: Aubrey Grier an eighth-grader at Chief Umtuch Middle School… Read story

You Can Help: Volunteer Opportunities

August 6, 2022, 5:45am Community

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Airman Rostyslylav Herashchenko.

In the Service

Airman Rostyslylav Herashchenko.

August 6, 2022, 5:40am Community

Airman Rostyslylav Herashchenko serves as an aviation boatswain’s mate aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). RIMPAC has taken place about every other year since 1971; the 2022 exercise is the 28th in the series.… Read story

The 18th Annual Miss Teen La Center Pageant took place July 23, at La Center Middle School.

Miss Teen La Center pageant returns after 2 years

The 18th Annual Miss Teen La Center Pageant took place July 23, at La Center Middle School.

August 6, 2022, 5:20am Community

After missing the last two years, the 18th Annual Miss Teen La Center Pageant took place July 23 at La Center Middle School. Read story

NAACP Vancouver announces National ACT-SO winners

July 30, 2022, 5:49am Community

In April, the NAACP Vancouver branch held its first National NAACP Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics competition, and it was a resounding success, with two of the youth who participated winning medals at the National ACT-SO competition. Read story

SALMON CREEK: Liberty Bible Church has selected Keith Ritter, a U.S. Navy chaplain and longtime pastor, to be its lead pastor starting Aug. 21.

Liberty Bible Church appoints new pastor

SALMON CREEK: Liberty Bible Church has selected Keith Ritter, a U.S. Navy chaplain and longtime pastor, to be its lead pastor starting Aug. 21.

July 30, 2022, 5:48am Community

Liberty Bible Church has selected Keith Ritter, a U.S. Navy chaplain and longtime pastor, to be its lead pastor starting Aug. 21. Read story

ARNADA: Vancouver Dawn Lions Club recently helped to beautify the downtown area by trimming, weeding and mulching the roses seen in front of the Vancouver sign when exiting northbound Interstate 5.

Vancouver Dawn Lions Club refurbishes roses at the Vancouver freeway sign

ARNADA: Vancouver Dawn Lions Club recently helped to beautify the downtown area by trimming, weeding and mulching the roses seen in front of the Vancouver sign when exiting northbound Interstate 5.

July 30, 2022, 5:48am Community

Vancouver Dawn Lions Club working in conjunction with Vancouver’s Downtown Association recently helped to beautify the downtown area by trimming, weeding and mulching the roses seen in front of the Vancouver sign when exiting northbound Interstate 5. Fort Vancouver Rose Society provided advice in trimming and fertilizing. The Dawn Lions… Read story

On July 15, the Vancouver Fire Department put into service the new Truck 5. Sticking with long-standing tradition, members of the department and community pushed the new truck into its bay to celebrate putting the truck in service.

Vancouver Fire Department ladder truck pushed into service

On July 15, the Vancouver Fire Department put into service the new Truck 5. Sticking with long-standing tradition, members of the department and community pushed the new truck into its bay to celebrate putting the truck in service.

July 23, 2022, 5:55am Community

The fire service is deeply enriched in tradition and lore. One tradition that began in the 1800s was pushing fire apparatus into the fire station. Read story