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NORTH GARRISON HEIGHTS: PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center held a luminary display event to honor lives lost from COVID-19, as well as caregivers and hospital workers.

Luminary display at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors 130 lives lost due to COVID-19

NORTH GARRISON HEIGHTS: PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center held a luminary display event to honor lives lost from COVID-19, as well as caregivers and hospital workers.

May 22, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Health

NORTH GARRISON HEIGHTS — A luminary display was recently held at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to honor lives lost at the hospital due to COVID-19. It also was held to honor caregivers during National Hospital and Healthcare Workers Week, in order to “acknowledge the extraordinary sacrifices they have made caring… Read story

FOURTH PLAIN VILLAGE: Traditional Mexican folk dance group Vancouver Ballet Folklorico recently started holding its "Espacio de Arte en el Parque" at Evergreen Park.

Vancouver Ballet Folklórico starts Art Space in the Park

FOURTH PLAIN VILLAGE: Traditional Mexican folk dance group Vancouver Ballet Folklorico recently started holding its "Espacio de Arte en el Parque" at Evergreen Park.

May 22, 2021, 6:02am Community

FOURTH PLAIN VILLAGE — Traditional Mexican folk dance group Vancouver Ballet Folklórico recently started holding its “Espacio de Arte en el Parque” (Art Space in the Park) in partnership with ARTSTRA and Fourth Plain Forward. Taking place at Evergreen Park, the program is held from 4 to 6 p.m. on… Read story

OGDEN: A "Farm to Families" free food box event organized by Lend a And and the Coalition of Filipino American Organizations of Washington in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture helped provide 1,700 boxes of food to those in need.

‘Farm to Families’ event delivers 1,700 boxes of food

OGDEN: A "Farm to Families" free food box event organized by Lend a And and the Coalition of Filipino American Organizations of Washington in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture helped provide 1,700 boxes of food to those in need.

May 22, 2021, 6:01am Community

OGDEN — A “Farm to Families” free food-box event was a success in getting 1,700 boxes to those in need May 14 in the Living Hope Church parking lot. Read story

A local kids baseball team called the ACES dedicated their season to benefit a non-profit organization called Team Luke Hope for Minds. The nonprofit assists children who have experienced traumatic brain injuries.

Vancouver Aces baseball team raises money for kids with brain injuries

A local kids baseball team called the ACES dedicated their season to benefit a non-profit organization called Team Luke Hope for Minds. The nonprofit assists children who have experienced traumatic brain injuries.

May 17, 2021, 4:42pm Clark County Sports

A local youth baseball team called the Aces dedicated their season to benefit a nonprofit organization that assists children who have experienced traumatic brain injuries. Read story

Everybody Has a Story: A tale of two Laura Lees, intersected

May 16, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Growing up, I had never met anyone who shared my name. It was not a popular one; the only other Laura I knew was the one in the 1944 movie. Read story

MINNEHAHA: Furry Friends volunteers Sara Lugo, Chris Nash, Jenny Grass, Jenn Hutchman, Jamie Garver, Ellen Schroeder, Tanika Campbell and several others helped at a garage sale benefit.

Furry Friends nets $4,300 for cats

MINNEHAHA: Furry Friends volunteers Sara Lugo, Chris Nash, Jenny Grass, Jenn Hutchman, Jamie Garver, Ellen Schroeder, Tanika Campbell and several others helped at a garage sale benefit.

May 16, 2021, 5:54am Community

MINNEHAHA — A May 8 garage sale held by the volunteer-run nonprofit no-kill cat shelter Furry Friends raised $4,300. The funds will go toward medical expenses needed by cats in their care. Read story

WOODLAND: Woodland High School's 2020-2021 SkillsUSA Team included Caleb Mouat, senior; Caitlin Nelson, sophomore; and Oliver Rosas, senior.

Woodland student will advance to SkillsUSA national championship

WOODLAND: Woodland High School's 2020-2021 SkillsUSA Team included Caleb Mouat, senior; Caitlin Nelson, sophomore; and Oliver Rosas, senior.

May 16, 2021, 5:54am Community

WOODLAND — Woodland High School senior Caleb Mouat recently won the SkillsUSA State Championship with teammates Caitlin Nelson and Oliver Rosas. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: From left, Ridgefield High School Knowledge Bowl Coach David Jacobson, team captain Jonah Kropp, and team members Micah Ross, Olivia DesRochers, and Adam Ford all took third place at the national competition this year.

Ridgefield team places third in national Knowledge Bowl

RIDGEFIELD: From left, Ridgefield High School Knowledge Bowl Coach David Jacobson, team captain Jonah Kropp, and team members Micah Ross, Olivia DesRochers, and Adam Ford all took third place at the national competition this year.

May 16, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The Ridgefield High School Knowledge Bowl team recently took third place in the national competition against teams from school districts of all sizes. Read story

BATTLE GROUND: The character Disgust from the movie "Inside Out" visited with families at a drive-in movie event on May 7.

Battle Ground students raise almost $800 with drive-in movie event

BATTLE GROUND: The character Disgust from the movie "Inside Out" visited with families at a drive-in movie event on May 7.

May 16, 2021, 5:53am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Chief Umtuch Middle School students raised almost $800 for the American Heart Association by holding a drive-in movie event at the Lewisville campus parking lot. Originally scheduled for April 30, the movie event delayed to May 7 due to health concerns over a positive COVID-19 case. “The… Read story

SHUMWAY: Andreea Coroi of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics took first place in Southwest Washington's Congressional Art Competition with her work called "Mellona," which will hang in the U.S.

Student artwork will hang in U.S. Capitol building

SHUMWAY: Andreea Coroi of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics took first place in Southwest Washington's Congressional Art Competition with her work called "Mellona," which will hang in the U.S.

May 16, 2021, 5:53am Community

SHUMWAY — Andreea Coroi of Vancouver School of Arts and Academics took first place in Southwest Washington’s Congressional Art Competition, announced on May 7 by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground. Read story