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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

BATTLE GROUND: Center for Agriculture, Science and Environmental Education student Michlin Swanson holds up a salamander for fellow student Adalie Smithline to measure before it is released.

Students study pond creatures

BATTLE GROUND: Center for Agriculture, Science and Environmental Education student Michlin Swanson holds up a salamander for fellow student Adalie Smithline to measure before it is released.

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Students and teachers at the Center for Agriculture, Science and Environmental Education — known to those there as CASEE — recently spent a day catching salamanders, frogs, insects and other creatures that call a nearby pond home. Read story

You can help

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Clark County News

The Clark County manager is seeking volunteers to serve on the county’s newly created rural equestrian facilities stakeholder work group. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Caroline Reiswig and her husband Roman Jacobi of Camas brought their grandson Greyson, 8, to Odd Man Inn animal refuge so make a donation in memory of his late mother, Candice Kimberling.

Boy makes donation to animal refuge in mother’s memory

WASHOUGAL: Caroline Reiswig and her husband Roman Jacobi of Camas brought their grandson Greyson, 8, to Odd Man Inn animal refuge so make a donation in memory of his late mother, Candice Kimberling.

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

WASHOUGAL — Caroline Reiswig and her husband, Roman Jacobi, of Camas brought their grandson Greyson, 8, to Odd Man Inn animal refuge on a recent weekend so he could make a donation in memory of his mother, Candice Kimberling, Caroline’s only child, who died nine months ago. Read story

WOODLAND: Woodland High School's Assistant Principal Dan Uhlenkott stepped in to deliver the commencement address and introduce the graduates.

Alternative high school holds early commencement

WOODLAND: Woodland High School's Assistant Principal Dan Uhlenkott stepped in to deliver the commencement address and introduce the graduates.

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

WOODLAND — TEAM High School held a special early commencement ceremony April 17 for eight students who finished their requirements for a diploma early. This year’s ceremony looked a little closer to normal as they were able to hold a small, in-person event. Read story

Corey Dobbs

Clark College alumnus receives Rising Star award

Corey Dobbs

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

WASHOUGAL — Corey Dobbs, 30, of Washougal, won a Rising Star award from the Council for Advancement and Support in District 8. Dobbs, a 2016 graduate of Clark College, is a development specialist in annual giving and alumni relations at the Clark College Foundation. Read story

Amara Farah

Spotlight on youth

Amara Farah

May 1, 2021, 5:55am Community

Washougal High School seniors Lauren Bennett and Amara Farah were named this year’s recipients of the Public School Employees (PSE) Washougal Chapter $1,000 Len Bottemiller Memorial Scholarships. Read story