Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Sept. 30, 2020

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Groups donate food boxes to WSUV students

June 6, 2020, 5:04am Community

PLEASANT VALLEY — Students in the Office of Student Involvement and the Associated Students of Washington State University Vancouver have been hosting weekly care package drives for students that no longer have access to resources since the campus is closed because of COVID-19. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: This fishing trip was for the birds

May 31, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

One September a few years back, I got an invitation from my brother-in-law in Grants Pass to fish the Rogue River. The Rogue is one of my favorite fly fishing rivers, especially for steelhead trout. They weigh 2 to 3 pounds, take a fly eagerly and put up a good fight. We practice catch-and-release so that instead of killing the fish, we just mildly inconvenience them for a while. Read story

Furry Friends volunteers keep up with cats in pandemic

May 30, 2020, 6:00am Community

MINNEHAHA — Volunteers at Furry Friends have been busy at the shelter during the pandemic. Read story

Twin students receive scholarships

May 30, 2020, 6:00am Community

SALMON CREEK — The Columbia Mothers of Twins Club recently announced its annual Jane Price Scholarship recipients. Read story

Kindness Club spreads cheer during pandemic

May 30, 2020, 6:00am Community

WASHOUGAL — Students in Jemtegaard Middle School’s Kindness Club have pushed on despite school closures. Read story

Woodland students e-visit police department

May 30, 2020, 6:00am Community

WOODLAND — Using Google Classroom and their webcams, fourth-grade students at Yale Elementary School “visited” the Woodland Police Department. Read story

Real estate agency raises money for local nonprofits

May 30, 2020, 5:34am Community

VANCOUVER — Realtors with Windermere Real Estate, which has three offices in Clark County, recently raised almost $170,000 for 50 food banks and nonprofits across Southwest Washington and Oregon. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Truckers lead way after ’80 blast

May 24, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

It was May 18, 1980, and I received a phone call from my husband, Cecil, a merchant mariner captain who had been at sea for about four months and was returning to his home port in Seattle. He liked me to meet his ship at the dock whenever he returned, and we’d celebrate his homecoming with a mini-vacation. Read story

Chinook students treated to parade

May 23, 2020, 5:55am Community

FELIDA — Chinook Elementary School staff participated in a parade within its school boundary in April to entertain students as they stay home during the pandemic. Read story

Businesses provide food to first responders

May 23, 2020, 5:55am Community

FISHER’S LANDING EAST — A local branch of Country Financial insurance company, in partnership with Zakwell Inc., owners of Gather and Feast Farms in La Center, and Crave PDX, provided dinner to nursing staff at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, according to a news release. Read story