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OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY: Linda St.

Nonprofits team up to deliver reusable holiday gift bags

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY: Linda St.

January 2, 2021, 5:55am Community

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY — An annual Repair Clark County program had to shift gears this year for its ReWrap program. For ReWrap, volunteers sew reusable fabric gift bags and give them away to marketgoers during the holiday season. “I already had worked with Meals on Wheels People with a mask… Read story

RIDGEFIELD: The Union Ridge Elementary School PTO made a display so parents could drive through to pick up goody bags before a virtual dance.

Elementary school holds virtual dance party

RIDGEFIELD: The Union Ridge Elementary School PTO made a display so parents could drive through to pick up goody bags before a virtual dance.

January 2, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Union Ridge Elementary School students held a schoolwide virtual dance party to kick off their winter break. Read story

WOODLAND: Operation Santa helped Woodland's K-4 students celebrate the holidays despite the pandemic.

Operation Santa provides holiday cheer

WOODLAND: Operation Santa helped Woodland's K-4 students celebrate the holidays despite the pandemic.

January 2, 2021, 5:53am Community

WOODLAND — Operation Santa helped provide cheer this year to students in Woodland Public Schools’ elementary schools. Read story

VANCOUVER: Columbia Credit Union President and CEO Steve Kenny, left, presents Community Military Appreciation Committee Board Member Bruce Evans with a check.

Credit union donates funds to veterans organizations

VANCOUVER: Columbia Credit Union President and CEO Steve Kenny, left, presents Community Military Appreciation Committee Board Member Bruce Evans with a check.

January 2, 2021, 5:52am Community

VANCOUVER — Columbia Credit Union presented donations to three veterans groups, using funds generated from its Veterans Appreciation Loan promotion. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Glenda Huddleston, Linda Manire and Molly Krabbenhoft with Washougal School District food services help prepare meal kits. An extension of U.S.

Funding helps get meals to Washougal families

WASHOUGAL: Glenda Huddleston, Linda Manire and Molly Krabbenhoft with Washougal School District food services help prepare meal kits. An extension of U.S.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

WASHOUGAL — An extension of U.S. Department of Agriculture funding to the Washougal District is going to help some Washougal families receive food kits. Read story

MAPLEWOOD: Volunteers Kitty Hibbs and Pat Wozniak adjust cardboard layers under raised beds.

Community garden will help families grow organic produce for free

MAPLEWOOD: Volunteers Kitty Hibbs and Pat Wozniak adjust cardboard layers under raised beds.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

MAPLEWOOD — Volunteers with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver’s Green Team is building a community garden to alleviate a “food desert” in the Maplewood neighborhood. Read story

FRUIT VALLEY: The USNS Fisher, a 951-foot-long Military Sealife Command vessel, arrived at the Port of Vancouver on Dec.

Ship docks at Port of Vancouver for nine-month stay

FRUIT VALLEY: The USNS Fisher, a 951-foot-long Military Sealife Command vessel, arrived at the Port of Vancouver on Dec.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

FRUIT VALLEY — Military Sealife Command vessel USNS Fisher arrived at the Port of Vancouver on Dec. 12, marking the first day of an approximately nine-month stay. Read story

SALMON CREEK: The Fort Vancouver Lions Club moved to Hillcrest Church for its annual "Santa Store" for Washington Elementary School students.

Fort Vancouver Lions Club donates 390 coats to students

SALMON CREEK: The Fort Vancouver Lions Club moved to Hillcrest Church for its annual "Santa Store" for Washington Elementary School students.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

SALMON CREEK — The Fort Vancouver Lions Club had to take a different approach to its annual Santa Store. For the last 15 years, the club would buy gifts throughout the year to stock a “store” where Washington Elementary School students could “shop” for gifts for their family. Read story

SALMON CREEK: Shirley Gross, left, and Dana Hughes, center, of Legacy Salmon Creek, and Susanne Holmberg, of Rotary Club of Three Creeks, unload new stuffed animals for children at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center.

Rotary Club donates stuffed animals to children receiving care

SALMON CREEK: Shirley Gross, left, and Dana Hughes, center, of Legacy Salmon Creek, and Susanne Holmberg, of Rotary Club of Three Creeks, unload new stuffed animals for children at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

SALMON CREEK — The Rotary Club of Three Creeks donated 50 new stuffed animals to Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital’s foundation for children who are receiving care during the holiday season. Read story

SALMON CREEK: Capt. Clint Greeley at Clark County Fire District 6 created a mural at the new station representing the difficult nature of the job as well as to honor victims in the Sept.

Firefighter paints mural at new station

SALMON CREEK: Capt. Clint Greeley at Clark County Fire District 6 created a mural at the new station representing the difficult nature of the job as well as to honor victims in the Sept.

December 26, 2020, 6:00am Community

SALMON CREEK — Capt. Clint Greeley at Clark County Fire District 6 decided to put his artistic skills to work when he saw a blank wall at the new Salmon Creek fire station. He decided to create a mural that also reminds his co-workers of the dangers of the job.… Read story