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ESTHER SHORT: A previously poorly-lit corridor near West Ninth and Main streets received new lighting through a program offered by Vancouver's Downtown Association.

Vancouver’s downtown corridor receives lighting upgrade

ESTHER SHORT: A previously poorly-lit corridor near West Ninth and Main streets received new lighting through a program offered by Vancouver's Downtown Association.

July 11, 2021, 5:34am Community

ESTHER SHORT — A previously poorly lit corridor near West Ninth and Main streets was targeted as a location to receive new lighting through a program offered by Vancouver’s Downtown Association. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark, 421 C St., Suite 5B, received a donation from 100 Women Who Care Clark County.

Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark receives $2,625 donation

WASHOUGAL: Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark, 421 C St., Suite 5B, received a donation from 100 Women Who Care Clark County.

July 4, 2021, 5:30am Community

WASHOUGAL — The Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark received a $2,625 donation from members of 100 Women Who Care Clark County on June 18. Advisory Board Chair Deanna Rusch nominated the organization to receive funds at the group’s May meeting, noting she was an avid skateboarder in her youth and wants to… Read story

Vancouver Veterans of Foreign Wars to get new pavilion

July 3, 2021, 6:05am Community

VANCOUVER HEIGHTS — The Building Industry Association of Clark County’s golden shovels typically used in the groundbreaking ceremony for the NW Natural Parade of Homes made an appearance at the Vancouver Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7824 to break ground on a new pavilion. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: A group of fourth-grade students displays their decorated rocks.

Ridgefield students paint rocks to celebrate graduation

RIDGEFIELD: A group of fourth-grade students displays their decorated rocks.

July 3, 2021, 6:04am Community

RIDGEFIELD — To celebrate their graduation, fourth-grade students in the Ridgefield School District turned to rocks. Read story

Tim Merlino

ESD 112 honored for procuring PPE during pandemic

Tim Merlino

July 3, 2021, 6:02am Community

MEADOW HOMES — The Washington Association of School Administrators selected ESD 112 Superintendent Tim Merlino and the staff of ESD 112 for the WASA Leadership Award for demonstrating leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in helping secure personal protective equipment. Read story

You can help: Volunteer Opportunities

July 3, 2021, 6:02am Community

DOGPAW of Southwest Washington seeks volunteers to help clean up a local dog park. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Brenda Hitchins was named ESD 112 Regional Teacher of the Year.

ESD 112 honors Washougal High School Culinary Arts teacher

WASHOUGAL: Brenda Hitchins was named ESD 112 Regional Teacher of the Year.

July 3, 2021, 6:02am Community

WASHOUGAL — ESD 112 named Washougal High School Culinary Arts teacher Brenda Hitchins the Regional Teacher of the Year. A career and technical education teacher, Hitchins focuses on culinary arts and baking. She has 30 years of experience in the cooking business, previously teaching and working in Las Vegas. “I… Read story

ESTHER SHORT: James Fitzgerald, executive director of nonprofit organization FISH of Vancouver, accepts a donation from 10-year-old Chloe Daarud.

Vancouver 10-year-old’s donation keeps growing

ESTHER SHORT: James Fitzgerald, executive director of nonprofit organization FISH of Vancouver, accepts a donation from 10-year-old Chloe Daarud.

July 3, 2021, 6:02am Community

ESTHER SHORT — When 10-year-old Chloe Daarud told her mother, Kristina Walsh-Daarud, she wanted to donate $50 to a good cause, her mother gave her an idea. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Thanks to community support, pre-K students received a "Summer Learning, Summer Fun" packet to get them ready for school in the fall.

Washougal pre-K students benefit from community grant

WASHOUGAL: Thanks to community support, pre-K students received a "Summer Learning, Summer Fun" packet to get them ready for school in the fall.

July 3, 2021, 6:01am Community

WASHOUGAL — Thanks to a grant from the Camas-Washougal Community Chest, as well as donations from the General Federation of Women’s Clubs Camas-Washougal, Washougal School District Early Learning was able to provide “Summer Learning, Summer Fun” packets for students entering kindergarten in the fall. Read story

Pu-Kai “Phil” Tseng, of Union High School in Camas.

Spotlight on youth

Pu-Kai “Phil” Tseng, of Union High School in Camas.

July 3, 2021, 6:00am Community

Pu-Kai “Phil” Tseng of Union High School, Camas, is one of six students nationwide accepted into the Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education, or APME, program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. APME students are guaranteed entry to the University of Arizona Honor College and early admission to the… Read story