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HAZEL DELL: Camas School District special education teacher Amy Campbell started a "Chopped" challenge on her Facebook page and raised $3,000 to donate to the Clark County Food Bank.

Camas teacher starts ‘Chopped’ challenge

HAZEL DELL: Camas School District special education teacher Amy Campbell started a "Chopped" challenge on her Facebook page and raised $3,000 to donate to the Clark County Food Bank.

September 5, 2020, 6:00am Community

HAZEL DELL — Amy Campbell decided to get creative during shelter-at-home orders. A special education teacher at Camas School District who lives in Hazel Dell, Campbell posted a “Chopped” cooking challenge to her personal Facebook page. The challenge? Have people cook a meal, post a picture, and she would donate $10 to Clark County Food Bank. Read story

Prestige Senior Living Bridgewood residents treated to car parade

August 29, 2020, 6:46pm Community

LANDOVER-SHARMEL — Car enthusiasts and other community members recently treated residents of Prestige Senior Living Bridgewood to a drive-by car show and socially distanced parade on Aug. 22. Read story

Battle Ground student receives bronze medal

August 29, 2020, 6:03am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Jameson Harpe, a senior at Battle Ground High School, was awarded the Sons of The American Revolution Bronze Medal and a certificate for his accomplishments while a member of the school’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. The award was presented by the Fort Vancouver Chapter of The Sons of The American Revolution. One cadet from each area high school that has a JROTC program… Read story

Trillium clients find jobs during pandemic

August 29, 2020, 6:02am Community

HUDSON’S BAY — Trillium Employment Services, which supports individuals experiencing an intellectual disability with finding and retaining employment, has been hard at work making sure their clients are staying employed, including on the front lines during the pandemic. “We have worked on the front lines with clients and employers in our community during this time of COVID-19. We have supported individuals at places including PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, Trader Joe’s,… Read story

Crossroads Community Church opens up food pantry, donates masks during pandemic

August 29, 2020, 5:59am Community

WALNUT GROVE — In addition to wiping out $2 million in medical debt for almost 700 families in Washington and New York, Vancouver megachurch Crossroads Community Church has also put in more than 5,000 volunteer hours and made more than 7,000 masks that have been given to people around the country. Read story

Vancouver resident receives Harvard medal for diabetes

August 29, 2020, 5:58am Community

MARRION — Kay Loghry, 84, recently was honored by Joslin Diabetes Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, for living more than 50 years with diabetes. Read story

Save a Tear project aims to save lives with jewelry

August 29, 2020, 5:57am Community

LINCOLN — Following a car accident a decade ago, Scott Hampel was inspired to create jewelry, such as bracelets, necklaces, key chains and dog tags. Read story

Volunteer Opportunities

August 29, 2020, 5:43am Community

Dog Owners Group for Park Access Washington (DOGPAW) resumes its monthly park cleanup program from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 5, at Dakota Dog Park, N.E. 172nd Ave. The organization invites members and other users of the organization’s off-leash dog parks to help clean up one of its parks on the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers meet at 10 a.m., rain or shine, to maintain trails and undertake special… Read story

Bethany Lau

Clark County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bethany Lau receives award

Bethany Lau

August 29, 2020, 5:38am Community

ESTHER SHORT — Clark County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bethany Lau was selected as the National Police Athletic League Inspirational Law Enforcement Officer. Lau holds three leadership positions within the Police Activities League of Southwest Washington. Read story

BAGLEY DOWNS: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington held its first-ever car wash fundraiser and raised $530 at the group's OK Clubhouse on Aug.

Car wash raises money for clubs

BAGLEY DOWNS: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington held its first-ever car wash fundraiser and raised $530 at the group's OK Clubhouse on Aug.

August 22, 2020, 5:58am Community

BAGLEY DOWNS —The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington recently held its first-ever car wash fundraiser to help raise money for an end-of-summer celebration. Read story