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WASHOUGAL: Luca Batemen, 4, enjoys a book from the General Federation of Women's Clubs Camas-Washougal.

Washougal club gives grant for books

WASHOUGAL: Luca Batemen, 4, enjoys a book from the General Federation of Women's Clubs Camas-Washougal.

March 27, 2021, 5:56am Community

WASHOUGAL — The General Federation of Women’s Clubs Camas-Washougal received a $6,000 grant from the Camas-Washougal Community Chest to buy books for children enrolled in the Washougal and Camas school districts’ pre-K programs. Read story

Ridgefield students use Jell-O to test earthquakes

March 27, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Second-grade students at South Ridge Elementary learned how to build structures to withstand a simulated earthquake using marshmallows, toothpicks and a pan of Jell-O. Read story

Washougal theater students find ways to hold plays

March 20, 2021, 6:04am Community

WASHOUGAL — Washougal School District’s performing arts hasn’t been lost in the pandemic — in fact, it has several upcoming shows, including “War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast by Joe Landry,” a production by Washougal High School that tells the story of the infamous 1939 radio broadcast. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Willis is happy to get her go-kart moving with the force of twisted rubber bands.

Ridgefield third-graders make go-karts for science project

RIDGEFIELD: Olivia Willis is happy to get her go-kart moving with the force of twisted rubber bands.

March 20, 2021, 6:03am Community

RIDGEFIELD — South Ridge Elementary School bought STEM kits that included axles and wheels for third-graders to learn about force and motion. Read story

PASS program helps Woodland High School student graduate early

March 20, 2021, 6:02am Community

WOODLAND — A Woodland High School student will be able to graduate a semester early after participating in the school’s Positive Academic Support System, known as PASS. Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Pleasant Valley Middle School 8th graders Kira Wilson, left, and Amelia DeMoss, right, placed first in the Junior Group Performance category for National History Day.

Battle Ground middle school students head to state round of National History Day contest

BATTLE GROUND: Pleasant Valley Middle School 8th graders Kira Wilson, left, and Amelia DeMoss, right, placed first in the Junior Group Performance category for National History Day.

March 20, 2021, 6:01am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Twenty-one middle school students from Battle Ground Public Schools will advance to the state round of the National History Day competition after finishing at the regional level recently. Read story

VAN MALL: Amira Ashley's business called Boujee Vegan Girl held a pop-up shop at Vancouver Mall.

Boujee Vegan Girl pops up at Vancouver Mall

VAN MALL: Amira Ashley's business called Boujee Vegan Girl held a pop-up shop at Vancouver Mall.

March 20, 2021, 5:53am Community

VANCOUVER MALL — To extend the celebration of International Women’s Day, Vancouver Mall hosted a two-day pop-up store called Boujee Vegan Girl in its MyPerks Lounge. T Read story

WASHOUGAL: A bird house by Alaina Kestner of Washougal High School.

Washougal students create colorful bird houses

WASHOUGAL: A bird house by Alaina Kestner of Washougal High School.

March 13, 2021, 5:57am Community

WASHOUGAL — Nearly a dozen decorated birdhouses have appeared in downtown Washougal. Local middle school students, Washougal Arts and Cultural Alliance members Janice Ferguson and husband George Gross, as well as the city of Washougal, teamed up to add these student-decorated birdhouses atop poles in the flower bed next to… Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Sons of the American Revolution member Carl Gray gave a virtual presentation about life in the 1700s to students at Tukes Valley Elementary School.

Using Zoom, Battle Ground students learn about American pioneers

BATTLE GROUND: Sons of the American Revolution member Carl Gray gave a virtual presentation about life in the 1700s to students at Tukes Valley Elementary School.

March 13, 2021, 5:56am Community

BATTLE GROUND — The Fort Vancouver and Olympia-based George Rogers Clark chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution recently teamed up to present a special program for fifth-grade students at Tukes Valley Elementary School to give students a glimpse of what life was like living in rural America during… Read story

Elizabeth Keller

Vancouver student wins full-tuition scholarship

Elizabeth Keller

March 13, 2021, 5:56am Community

VANCOUVER — Davidson Academy Online high school sophomore Elizabeth Keller recently won the Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Scholarship Competition, which included applicants from 18 states and three countries. Read story