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WOODLAND: Superintendent Michael Green, from left, and KWRL Director Shannon Barnett celebrate with Bob Lute, who retired this year after 42 years of service.

Woodland Public Schools recognizes longtime bus mechanic

WOODLAND: Superintendent Michael Green, from left, and KWRL Director Shannon Barnett celebrate with Bob Lute, who retired this year after 42 years of service.

August 21, 2021, 5:50am Community

WOODLAND — Bob Lute, shop supervisor and head mechanic for KWRL bus transportation cooperative for 42 years, announced his retirement this year. Woodland Public Schools recently recognized him for his service. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Sydney Loveland, math and science teacher, works with student Brycen Murray on a walking bridge concept.

Summer school students engage in project-based learning

WASHOUGAL: Sydney Loveland, math and science teacher, works with student Brycen Murray on a walking bridge concept.

August 21, 2021, 5:08am Community

WASHOUGAL — Summer school students at Washougal School District participated in a myriad of educational programs aimed to help special needs students and others looking for a challenge or to avoid learning loss. Read story

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Councilwoman Sarah J.

Family Resource Day connects low-income residents with helpers

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Councilwoman Sarah J.

August 21, 2021, 5:03am Community

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A Family Resource Day was held on July 31 at Quail Run Apartments, which serves low-income families and individuals. Read story

You Can Help

August 15, 2021, 6:06am Community

CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocate, seeks volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children who have come into the state’s care as a result of abuse, neglect or abandonment. Volunteers are empowered to represent a child’s voice in court after extensive training that prepares them for the role.… Read story

WOODLAND: Bryana Steck, left, Woodland High School music teacher, invited Chris Bruya, middle, to perform a band clinic with her jazz band students.

Students learn from jazz studies director

WOODLAND: Bryana Steck, left, Woodland High School music teacher, invited Chris Bruya, middle, to perform a band clinic with her jazz band students.

August 14, 2021, 5:55am Community

WOODLAND — Woodland High School jazz band students have been treated to a virtual band clinic with Chris Bruya, the director of jazz studies at Central Washington University. With more than 30 years of experience in jazz education, Bruya’s bands have performed at Montreux, North Sea, the 2008 Next Generation… Read story

Lifeline Connections selects annual award recipients

August 14, 2021, 5:55am Community

CENTRAL PARK — Lifeline Connections, a mental health and substance-abuse organization, recently selected Vanessa Gaston to receive its Award of Excellence, while Jackie Mitchell Received the Community Partner Award. Read story

Local teacher addresses Sons of the American Revolution conference

August 14, 2021, 5:55am Community

SEATTLE — Vancouver iTech Preparatory School history teacher John Zingale was the keynote speaker at the Sons of the American Revolution National Congress, where he addressed 350 members from all 50 states and international locations. He was honored by the Sons of the American Revolution as a National History Teacher… Read story

ROSE VILLAGE: Ashley Jones, center, poses for a photo with Boys & Girls Clubs Washington Elementary Club employees Mikaela Bolds, left, and Maria Ramirez, right, and club member Rolynda, far right.

Boys & Girls Clubs employee awarded $20,000

ROSE VILLAGE: Ashley Jones, center, poses for a photo with Boys & Girls Clubs Washington Elementary Club employees Mikaela Bolds, left, and Maria Ramirez, right, and club member Rolynda, far right.

August 14, 2021, 5:55am Community

ROSE VILLAGE — Ashley Jones, a longtime advocate for Vancouver-area youth and an employee at Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington, was awarded the 2021 Maytag Dependable Leader Award on Aug. 6. The award is given to only seven employees and volunteers out of 4,700 clubs across the country. Read story

WOODLAND: Anna Moran and Cristina Forgey delivered prizes directly to all of the contest participants.

Essay contest held to inspire students

WOODLAND: Anna Moran and Cristina Forgey delivered prizes directly to all of the contest participants.

August 14, 2021, 5:11am Community

WOODLAND — As a way to make up for events lost due to the pandemic, Woodland Public Schools’ food service employees Cristina Forgey and Anna Moran, both cooks at Columbia Elementary School, developed an educational competition for elementary students. Read story

FELIDA: A "floor signing" was held Aug. 5 at the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace at 11506 N.W. 41st Court.

Floor signing celebrates construction of St. Jude Dream Home

FELIDA: A "floor signing" was held Aug. 5 at the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace at 11506 N.W. 41st Court.

August 14, 2021, 5:11am Community

FELIDA — A “floor signing party” was held recently at the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace at 11506 N.W. 41st Court. Read story