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Circle of Friends gathers community donations

December 4, 2021, 5:28am Community

Every November for the past 27 years, Circle of Friends preschool has focused on teaching empathy and the joy of giving by holding a needs drive to support local families… Read story

Tiger Den Pack 310 earn their badges

December 4, 2021, 5:22am Community

On Oct. 17, eight local Tiger Den Cub Scouts from Pack 310 arrived at the Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum ready to get their hands dirty, plant some flowers for their… Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Local teens plant tulips throughout the community as a part of Red Ribbon Week's annual drug prevention program.

Drug prevention efforts ‘grow’ in Battle Ground

BATTLE GROUND: Local teens plant tulips throughout the community as a part of Red Ribbon Week's annual drug prevention program.

December 4, 2021, 5:22am Community

BATTLE GROUND —Battle Ground will bloom with tulips next spring as part of an October anti-drug campaign. Read story

Students of Columbia Elementary School's leadership classes helped organize and market the food drive.

Woodland Public Schools raises 3,000 pounds of food donations

Students of Columbia Elementary School's leadership classes helped organize and market the food drive.

November 27, 2021, 5:58am Community

WOODLAND — Students and staff at Woodland Public Schools donated 2,955 pounds of canned and dried food to the Woodland Action Center during November’s districtwide food drive. Read story

Logo for the Power Pivot Disk, a mobility device invented by Camas, Hockinson, and Washougal school district students.

Robotics students create new way to help with limited mobility

Logo for the Power Pivot Disk, a mobility device invented by Camas, Hockinson, and Washougal school district students.

November 27, 2021, 5:39am Community

CAMAS —Team 2471, a robotics team of students from the Camas, Hockinson and Washougal school districts used its design, machining, programming and business skills to create a device for assisting people with injuries or other physical disabilities. Read story

Retired Air Force Capt. Larry Bone, who received a Joint Services Commendation, left, and retired Army Col. Jonathan Frederick, who served more than 30 years, pose in uniform during Touchmark at Fairway Village's Veterans Day celebration.

Veterans Day at Touchmark Fairway Village

Retired Air Force Capt. Larry Bone, who received a Joint Services Commendation, left, and retired Army Col. Jonathan Frederick, who served more than 30 years, pose in uniform during Touchmark at Fairway Village's Veterans Day celebration.

November 27, 2021, 5:07am Community

FAIRWAY — Touchmark at Fairway Village continued its annual Veterans Day tradition with a community remembrance. Air Force veteran and Touchmark resident Dick Ionata, 85, said “For those of us who have served, Veterans Day is a sacred time to remember those who have fought with us.” Read story

Prairie High School freshman Leena Dang attaches balloons with inspirational messages to cars in the parking lot.

Prairie students grow tradition of inspiring others

Prairie High School freshman Leena Dang attaches balloons with inspirational messages to cars in the parking lot.

November 27, 2021, 5:02am Community

BRUSH PRAIRIE — As a freshman, Kyah Hamsley and the other members of Prairie High School’s student-led Crimson Crew set their sights on creating a new tradition that would bring positivity and hope to the school’s 1,400 students. Read story

Jeff Chandler, Ken Leffel, Jim Pearson and Doug Corso build Adirondack chairs to raise funds for Friends of the Carpenter.

Friends of the Carpenter seeks fundraising in trying times

Jeff Chandler, Ken Leffel, Jim Pearson and Doug Corso build Adirondack chairs to raise funds for Friends of the Carpenter.

November 27, 2021, 5:02am Community

WEST VANCOUVER — Having been significantly impacted by COVID-19 as well as an electrical fire, Friends of the Carpenter is ramping up once again, building Adirondack chairs and other handmade goods and furniture to raise funds. “Since 1999, we are a faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose… Read story

Ridgefield School District named James Ruiz as their November employee of the month.

Ridgefield School District recognizes employee and students of the month

Ridgefield School District named James Ruiz as their November employee of the month.

November 21, 2021, 5:58am Community

On Nov. 9, Ridgefield School District officials recognized the November 2021 employee and students of the month at the regular Board of Directors meeting. November’s employee of the month is James Ruiz, a Connection Center mentor at South Ridge Elementary School. Ruiz started as a volunteer parent who liked to… Read story

Anna Countryman, Miss Clark County. Naomi Green, Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen. Natalie Worthy, Miss Greater Vancouver.

Miss Clark County crowns 3, awards scholarships

Anna Countryman, Miss Clark County. Naomi Green, Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen. Natalie Worthy, Miss Greater Vancouver.

November 21, 2021, 5:57am Community

The Miss Clark County competition crowned 3 new titles and awarded over $23,000 in scholarships and prizes on Nov. 13. Read story