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Furry Friends hosted The South Pawcific Auction on Sept. 17 at the Heathman Lodge.

Furry Friends September fundraisers, fairs and auctions

Furry Friends hosted The South Pawcific Auction on Sept. 17 at the Heathman Lodge.

October 15, 2022, 5:55am Community

Furry Friends cat rescue and charity hosted several fundraising events in September. Read story

Greater Vancouver Chamber 2022 Business and Leadership Awards

October 8, 2022, 5:33am Community

The Greater Vancouver Chamber recently announced the 2022 Business & Leadership Awards. Four outstanding business owners and leaders were recognized for their dedication and service to the community this past year. The Start-Up to Watch Award went to Pop-Local. This honor looks at businesses that are up to their first… Read story

Battle Ground: Cindy Arnold, Battle Ground Public Schools' director of career and technical education, has been named the Association for Career and Technical Education's Region V Administrator of the Year.

Battle Ground Public Schools director earns national recognition

Battle Ground: Cindy Arnold, Battle Ground Public Schools' director of career and technical education, has been named the Association for Career and Technical Education's Region V Administrator of the Year.

October 8, 2022, 5:09am Community

Cindy Arnold, Battle Ground Public Schools’ director of career and technical education, has been named the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Region V Administrator of the Year. She is one of five finalists for the 2023 national title, which will be announced Nov. 30. In her current role, Arnold… Read story

WOODLAND: Families with children who turned 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2022, now have access to a high-quality, early-learning program through Woodland Public Schools' new kindergarten Jump Start program.

Woodland Public Schools introduces Jump Start kindergarten

WOODLAND: Families with children who turned 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2022, now have access to a high-quality, early-learning program through Woodland Public Schools' new kindergarten Jump Start program.

October 8, 2022, 5:09am Truckies

Woodland Public Schools recently announced the start of a transitional kindergarten program called Jump Start. District families with children who turned 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2022, who do not have access to an early-learning program and would benefit from additional preparation for kindergarten are eligible for this free… Read story

The fifth annual PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon festival on Sept. 17 and 18 attracted 1,125 athletes from two countries and 22 states.

Fifth annual AppleTree Marathon Festival sees 1,125 athletes

The fifth annual PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon festival on Sept. 17 and 18 attracted 1,125 athletes from two countries and 22 states.

October 5, 2022, 5:09am Community

The fifth annual PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon festival on Sept. 17 and 18 attracted 1,125 athletes from two countries and 22 states. Christopher Hall, 52, of Brush Prairie took home the first-place finish in the coveted marathon division with a time of 2:49:27. Adria Biasi, 33, of Vancouver was crowned the… Read story

Several volunteers with Assistance League Southwest Washington recently took 129 local children in foster care on back-to-school shopping sprees at Fred Meyer.

Assistance League Southwest Washington goes back-to-school shopping

Several volunteers with Assistance League Southwest Washington recently took 129 local children in foster care on back-to-school shopping sprees at Fred Meyer.

October 1, 2022, 5:59am Community

Several volunteers with Assistance League Southwest Washington have taken 129 local children in foster care on back-to-school shopping sprees at Fred Meyer. Read story

The Lewis River Rotary recently became the new caretakers of the North County Community Food Bank vegetable garden.

New Rotary garden impacts community

The Lewis River Rotary recently became the new caretakers of the North County Community Food Bank vegetable garden.

October 1, 2022, 5:28am Community

The Lewis River Rotary Club adopted a new project this spring when the North County Community Food Bank put out the call for more fresh produce for clients it serves. Read story

New book takes readers on colorful journey through healing and transformation

October 1, 2022, 5:27am Community

VANCOUVER - New release “I AM... A Bright Rainbow” from first-time author Loraine G. Mádian is a body/mind/spirit book that takes readers on a journey of finding a sense of calm, hope, enlightenment, wisdom and self-love. Read story

You Can Help

September 24, 2022, 5:58am Community

Friends of Trees seeks volunteers to join local tree-planting crews. Volunteers are expected to commit 20 hours, including online training and four planting events. Planting events are mostly on Saturday mornings from October through May, with five options in Vancouver and dozens more in the Portland metro area. Crew leaders… Read story

The Prairie High School CloverBots program was recently awarded $10,000 to aid robotics and engineering programs across the Battle Ground School District.

CloverBots robotics club at Prairie High School earns $10,000 award

The Prairie High School CloverBots program was recently awarded $10,000 to aid robotics and engineering programs across the Battle Ground School District.

September 24, 2022, 5:03am Community

Students across the Battle Ground School District who are interested in robotics, engineering, design and technology will benefit from a $10,000 grant awarded to the CloverBots program run by Prairie High School photography teacher Todd Ferris, a former engineer who came out of retirement to teach. The CloverBots 3674 program… Read story