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Clark College podcast gets Bronze Anvil Award

May 16, 2021, 5:52am Community

CENTRAL PARK — Clark College Foundation was recognized by the Public Relations Society of America with a Bronze Anvil Commendation for its podcast called “Beyond the Tragedy.” Read story

ORCHARDS: Eighth-grade students at Covington Middle School use stream tables purchased by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in a STEM lab lesson about erosion.

Evergreen School District Foundation awarded grant for STEM program

ORCHARDS: Eighth-grade students at Covington Middle School use stream tables purchased by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in a STEM lab lesson about erosion.

May 15, 2021, 6:05am Community

ORCHARDS — The Evergreen School District Foundation was the recipient of a $2,500 grant from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, known as PhRMA, to support STEM programs for Covington Middle School students. Teacher Michelle Albright was awarded the grant to buy stream tables for her eighth-grade class as they… Read story

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Ridgefield students score at Thespian Excellence Awards

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May 8, 2021, 6:05am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Nine Ridgefield High School students have been recognized for their excellence in theater with Washington State Thespian Excellence Awards. Read story

WOODLAND: From left is senior Ruby Heidgerken, junior Bella Mattison, junior Casey Logan via Google Meets, and teacher Elizabeth Talvitie.

Woodland High School students selected to help develop mission to Mars

WOODLAND: From left is senior Ruby Heidgerken, junior Bella Mattison, junior Casey Logan via Google Meets, and teacher Elizabeth Talvitie.

May 8, 2021, 6:03am Community

WOODLAND — Two juniors from Woodland High School were selected by Seattle’s Museum of Flight to attend the summer phase of its Western Aerospace Scholars program. Casey Logan and Bella Mattison will attend the program with other student teams from across the Pacific Northwest to cooperate and plan a mission… Read story

LINCOLN: The Assistance League Southwest Washington raised $4,000 during a May Day tea fundraiser for children's programs.

Tea boxes raise $4,000 for children in need

LINCOLN: The Assistance League Southwest Washington raised $4,000 during a May Day tea fundraiser for children's programs.

May 8, 2021, 6:03am Community

LINCOLN — The Assistance League Southwest Washington recently raised $4,000 during a May Day tea fundraiser for children’s programs. The group offered a tea box gift set for pickup at the First Presbyterian Church in lieu of its usual in-person event. Each box contained a teacup, gourmet teas, baked goods… Read story

WASHOUGAL: At left is Bob Rodgers with Robert "Bob" Peake, holding the wooden flag that was presented to Peake on his 90th birthday by the Patriot Guard.

Washougal volunteer and veteran gets drive-by birthday celebration

WASHOUGAL: At left is Bob Rodgers with Robert "Bob" Peake, holding the wooden flag that was presented to Peake on his 90th birthday by the Patriot Guard.

May 8, 2021, 6:02am Community

WASHOUGAL — Beloved longtime community volunteer and Navy veteran Robert “Bob” Peake was surprised by a drive-by celebration for his 90th birthday hosted by the VFW Post 4278 Camas on March 28. Read story

VANCOUVER: Vancouver Scout Noah Gable, 12, was presented with National Honor Medal for saving a boy from drowning.

Vancouver Scout honored for saving boy’s life

VANCOUVER: Vancouver Scout Noah Gable, 12, was presented with National Honor Medal for saving a boy from drowning.

May 8, 2021, 6:01am Community

VANCOUVER — The Cascade Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently presented 12-year-old Cub Scout Noah Gable, of Troop 358, a National Honor Medal for saving a boy from drowning. When he was 10, Gable was swimming while on a campout with his grandparents. Fellow swimmer Lucas Johnson… Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Tucker Alexander and Caden Anderson worked as a team to build a drone in Steve Rinard's engineering class

Ridgefield engineering students test drones

RIDGEFIELD: Tucker Alexander and Caden Anderson worked as a team to build a drone in Steve Rinard's engineering class

May 8, 2021, 5:56am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield High School students in Steve Rinard’s engineering class recently took drones they built in class and tested them in the school’s athletic fields. Early in the semester, students were still learning online about how drones operated, but when in-person classes resumed, they were able to work together… Read story

Ridgefield students score at Thespian Excellence Awards

May 8, 2021, 5:56am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Nine Ridgefield High School students have been recognized for their excellence in theater with Washington State Thespian Excellence Awards. Read story

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY: More than 200 community members received free hydrangea cuttings from Columbia Springs.

Columbia Springs gives away hydrangeas to kick off spring

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY: More than 200 community members received free hydrangea cuttings from Columbia Springs.

May 8, 2021, 5:56am Community

OLD EVERGREEN HIGHWAY — Nature nonprofit Columbia Springs recently held a hydrangea giveaway to community members. Lori and Michael Gordon provided more than 1,000 hydrangea cuttings to more than 200 community members who attended the event. “When community supporters Lori & Michael Gordon offered to donate hundreds of their hydrangea… Read story