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Ridgefield students score at Thespian Excellence Awards

May 8, 2021, 6:05am Community

Nine Ridgefield High School students have been recognized for their excellence in theater with Washington State Thespian Excellence Awards. Read story

Woodland High School students selected to help develop mission to Mars

May 8, 2021, 6:03am Community

Two juniors from Woodland High School were selected by Seattle’s Museum of Flight to attend the summer phase of its Western Aerospace Scholars program. Casey Logan and Bella Mattison will… Read story

LINCOLN: The Assistance League Southwest Washington raised $4,000 during a May Day tea fundraiser for children's programs.

Tea boxes raise $4,000 for children in need

LINCOLN: The Assistance League Southwest Washington raised $4,000 during a May Day tea fundraiser for children's programs.

May 8, 2021, 6:03am Community

LINCOLN — The Assistance League Southwest Washington recently raised $4,000 during a May Day tea fundraiser for children’s programs. The group offered a tea box gift set for pickup at the First Presbyterian Church in lieu of its usual in-person event. Each box contained a teacup, gourmet teas, baked goods… Read story

WASHOUGAL: At left is Bob Rodgers with Robert "Bob" Peake, holding the wooden flag that was presented to Peake on his 90th birthday by the Patriot Guard.

Washougal volunteer and veteran gets drive-by birthday celebration

WASHOUGAL: At left is Bob Rodgers with Robert "Bob" Peake, holding the wooden flag that was presented to Peake on his 90th birthday by the Patriot Guard.

May 8, 2021, 6:02am Community

WASHOUGAL — Beloved longtime community volunteer and Navy veteran Robert “Bob” Peake was surprised by a drive-by celebration for his 90th birthday hosted by the VFW Post 4278 Camas on March 28. Read story

VANCOUVER: Vancouver Scout Noah Gable, 12, was presented with National Honor Medal for saving a boy from drowning.

Vancouver Scout honored for saving boy’s life

VANCOUVER: Vancouver Scout Noah Gable, 12, was presented with National Honor Medal for saving a boy from drowning.

May 8, 2021, 6:01am Community

VANCOUVER — The Cascade Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently presented 12-year-old Cub Scout Noah Gable, of Troop 358, a National Honor Medal for saving a boy from drowning. When he was 10, Gable was swimming while on a campout with his grandparents. Fellow swimmer Lucas Johnson… Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Tucker Alexander and Caden Anderson worked as a team to build a drone in Steve Rinard's engineering class

Ridgefield engineering students test drones

RIDGEFIELD: Tucker Alexander and Caden Anderson worked as a team to build a drone in Steve Rinard's engineering class

May 8, 2021, 5:56am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield High School students in Steve Rinard’s engineering class recently took drones they built in class and tested them in the school’s athletic fields. Early in the semester, students were still learning online about how drones operated, but when in-person classes resumed, they were able to work together… Read story

Ridgefield students score at Thespian Excellence Awards

May 8, 2021, 5:56am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Nine Ridgefield High School students have been recognized for their excellence in theater with Washington State Thespian Excellence Awards. Read story

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY: More than 200 community members received free hydrangea cuttings from Columbia Springs.

Columbia Springs gives away hydrangeas to kick off spring

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY: More than 200 community members received free hydrangea cuttings from Columbia Springs.

May 8, 2021, 5:56am Community

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY — Nature nonprofit Columbia Springs recently held a hydrangea giveaway to community members. Lori and Michael Gordon provided more than 1,000 hydrangea cuttings to more than 200 community members who attended the event. “When community supporters Lori & Michael Gordon offered to donate hundreds of their hydrangea… Read story

WASHOUGAL: Charli, a 6-month-old Bernese mountain dog owned by Jim and Margaret Calloway, was crowned the Ulti-mutt Cutie of Clark County.

Pooches get pics snapped for charity

WASHOUGAL: Charli, a 6-month-old Bernese mountain dog owned by Jim and Margaret Calloway, was crowned the Ulti-mutt Cutie of Clark County.

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

WASHOUGAL — Local photographer Jenn Robinett, owner of JLyn Portrait Design, raised $1,584 during a fundraiser she called the Pooch Playoffs to benefit the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society. Read story

BATTLE GROUND: A new pedestrian signal was installed on East Main Street between Northeast Clark and Fourth avenues.

Battle Ground’s new pedestrian crossing complete

BATTLE GROUND: A new pedestrian signal was installed on East Main Street between Northeast Clark and Fourth avenues.

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground’s Old Town district is home to a new pedestrian crossing. The signal, which includes a flashing light, is located on East Main Street between Northeast Clark and Fourth avenues, serving one of the most pedestrian-active sections of the street, according to a news release. The… Read story