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Seeds are swapped at Battle Ground food bank event

September 19, 2021, 5:54am Community

Gardeners from north Clark County and the surrounding area held a COVID-19-safe seed swap before the start of the growing season at the North County Community Food Bank in Battle… Read story

Washougal High School’s fine arts department welcomes staff

September 19, 2021, 5:38am Community

Washougal High School’s fine arts department recently welcomed choir teacher MaKenna Clendenen and band teacher David Duarte. Clendenen grew up in a small town in south-central Pennsylvania and is a… Read story

Battle Ground schools spruced up for fall

September 19, 2021, 5:48am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Many students returning to Battle Ground Public Schools this fall are enjoying a variety of upgrades made to buildings over the summer, according to the school district. Read story

Ridgefield opens new rail overpass

September 19, 2021, 5:38am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Local officials held a ribbon-cutting last week to mark completion of the Pioneer Street Rail Overpass prior to its opening to all traffic on Friday. Read story

Leadership/SEL teacher Stacia Aschoff, far right, sits with her leadership class on the stairs of North Fork Elementary School in Woodland.

Woodland elementary schools teach Social Emotional Learning

Leadership/SEL teacher Stacia Aschoff, far right, sits with her leadership class on the stairs of North Fork Elementary School in Woodland.

September 19, 2021, 5:37am Community

WOODLAND — Woodland Public Schools’ elementary schools use Social Emotional Learning to teach students coping skills, emotional resilience, conflict resolution and additional life skills. This year, elementary staff chose Character Strong, a new Social Emotional Learning curriculum that aligns social and emotional traits with lessons and activities to help students… Read story

Ridgefield woman honored

September 18, 2021, 5:55am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Andrea Stenberg of Ridgefield recently was honored with Restoration and Remediation magazine’s Ladder Award, an annual award honoring outstanding young restoration professionals. Read story

ESTHER SHORT: Kensie Broom, from left, Jenn Hutchman, Jaimie Garver, Jazmynn Hoffman, Brandi Towner and Danielle Chancey helped Furry Friends raise money for its no-kill cat shelter.

Furry Friends cat shelter raises $400

ESTHER SHORT: Kensie Broom, from left, Jenn Hutchman, Jaimie Garver, Jazmynn Hoffman, Brandi Towner and Danielle Chancey helped Furry Friends raise money for its no-kill cat shelter.

September 18, 2021, 5:35am Community

ESTHER SHORT — The volunteer-run nonprofit and no-kill cat shelter Furry Friends raised $400 at the Peace and Justice Fair on Sept. 11, where they had a booth sharing information and merchandise. They also administered discounted microchips for dogs and cats. Money raised goes directly to the care of the… Read story

David Uhrich of World's Best Cat Litter was on hand recently to donate 11,000 pounds of his company's cat litter to the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society.

West Columbia Gorge Humane Society receives 11,000 pounds of kitty litter

David Uhrich of World's Best Cat Litter was on hand recently to donate 11,000 pounds of his company's cat litter to the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society.

September 11, 2021, 5:56am Community

WASHOUGAL — The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society goes through a lot of kitty litter, and staff at the Washougal animal shelter were happy to accept a donation of 11,000 pounds of it recently from World’s Best Cat Litter. Read story

The Battle Ground Lodge #2589 recently received a $2,000 Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation. The grant will allow the service group to partner with Battle Ground Adventist Community Services' Diaper Bank. Pictured from left: Darlene Daley, Lomoar Majorowicz, Jim Daley and Maury Parrish.

Battle Ground Elks get Gratitude Grant

The Battle Ground Lodge #2589 recently received a $2,000 Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation. The grant will allow the service group to partner with Battle Ground Adventist Community Services' Diaper Bank. Pictured from left: Darlene Daley, Lomoar Majorowicz, Jim Daley and Maury Parrish.

September 11, 2021, 5:54am Community

The Battle Ground Elks Lodge #2589 recently received its second Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation. The grant will allow the group to partner with Battle Ground Adventist Community Services’ Diaper Bank. At $2,000, the grant helped fund the organization’s July order for 30,000 diapers. The diaper bank provides… Read story

A recent multigeneration family reunion celebrated Vancouver's historical Yinger Dairy and its family. The reunion was held at a cousin's home in Oregon City, Ore. The dairy started in 1900.

Yinger Dairy family members reunite

A recent multigeneration family reunion celebrated Vancouver's historical Yinger Dairy and its family. The reunion was held at a cousin's home in Oregon City, Ore. The dairy started in 1900.

September 11, 2021, 5:42am Community

A recent multigeneration family reunion celebrated Vancouver’s historical Yinger Dairy and its family. Read story