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Logo for the Power Pivot Disk, a mobility device invented by Camas, Hockinson, and Washougal school district students.

Robotics students create new way to help with limited mobility

Logo for the Power Pivot Disk, a mobility device invented by Camas, Hockinson, and Washougal school district students.

November 27, 2021, 5:39am Community

Team 2471, a robotics team of students from the Camas, Hockinson and Washougal school districts used its design, machining, programming and business skills to create a device for assisting people with injuries or other physical disabilities. Read story

Retired Air Force Capt. Larry Bone, who received a Joint Services Commendation, left, and retired Army Col. Jonathan Frederick, who served more than 30 years, pose in uniform during Touchmark at Fairway Village's Veterans Day celebration.

Veterans Day at Touchmark Fairway Village

Retired Air Force Capt. Larry Bone, who received a Joint Services Commendation, left, and retired Army Col. Jonathan Frederick, who served more than 30 years, pose in uniform during Touchmark at Fairway Village's Veterans Day celebration.

November 27, 2021, 5:07am Community

Touchmark at Fairway Village continued its annual Veterans Day tradition with a community remembrance. Air Force veteran and Touchmark resident Dick Ionata, 85, said “For those of us who have served, Veterans Day is a sacred time to remember those who have fought with us.” Read story

Prairie High School freshman Leena Dang attaches balloons with inspirational messages to cars in the parking lot.

Prairie students grow tradition of inspiring others

Prairie High School freshman Leena Dang attaches balloons with inspirational messages to cars in the parking lot.

November 27, 2021, 5:02am Community

As a freshman, Kyah Hamsley and the other members of Prairie High School’s student-led Crimson Crew set their sights on creating a new tradition that would bring positivity and hope to the school’s 1,400 students. Read story

Jeff Chandler, Ken Leffel, Jim Pearson and Doug Corso build Adirondack chairs to raise funds for Friends of the Carpenter.

Friends of the Carpenter seeks fundraising in trying times

Jeff Chandler, Ken Leffel, Jim Pearson and Doug Corso build Adirondack chairs to raise funds for Friends of the Carpenter.

November 27, 2021, 5:02am Community

Having been significantly impacted by COVID-19 as well as an electrical fire, Friends of the Carpenter is ramping up once again, building Adirondack chairs and other handmade goods and furniture to raise funds. “Since 1999, we are a faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose for vulnerable members… Read story

Ridgefield School District named James Ruiz as their November employee of the month.

Ridgefield School District recognizes employee and students of the month

Ridgefield School District named James Ruiz as their November employee of the month.

November 21, 2021, 5:58am Community

On Nov. 9, Ridgefield School District officials recognized the November 2021 employee and students of the month at the regular Board of Directors meeting. November’s employee of the month is James Ruiz, a Connection Center mentor at South Ridge Elementary School. Ruiz started as a volunteer parent who liked to… Read story

Anna Countryman, Miss Clark County. Naomi Green, Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen. Natalie Worthy, Miss Greater Vancouver.

Miss Clark County crowns 3, awards scholarships

Anna Countryman, Miss Clark County. Naomi Green, Miss Clark County's Outstanding Teen. Natalie Worthy, Miss Greater Vancouver.

November 21, 2021, 5:57am Community

The Miss Clark County competition crowned 3 new titles and awarded over $23,000 in scholarships and prizes on Nov. 13. Read story

The new Leaves of Change sculpture has just been unveiled outside Columbia House.

Leaves of Change sculpture installed at Columbia House

The new Leaves of Change sculpture has just been unveiled outside Columbia House.

November 21, 2021, 5:51am Community

As renovations wrap up at Columbia House, passersby may notice a new art piece on the southwest corner of the assistive living community in Vancouver’s Uptown Village. Vancouver Housing Authority commissioned Cobalt Designworks to make the 17-foot tall metal sculpture called Leaves of Change, which depicts a butterfly flying from… Read story

Students at Washougal High School learn about systems of the human body while simultaneously learning interview skills for future employment.

Washougal High School students learn body systems, job skills

Students at Washougal High School learn about systems of the human body while simultaneously learning interview skills for future employment.

November 20, 2021, 6:05am Community

When Washougal High School’s new CTE Health Sciences teacher Mel Horton asked herself, “how do I create meaning and creative approaches to something like learning human body systems while incorporating essential 21st-century skills?,” she came up with the perfect solution. What better than to have students “assume” the role of… Read story

Students of Washougal School District celebrate Red Ribbon Week to focus on healthy and safe choices.

Red Ribbon Week in Washougal brings focus to healthy, safe choices

Students of Washougal School District celebrate Red Ribbon Week to focus on healthy and safe choices.

November 20, 2021, 6:04am Community

Playing sports, reading books, spending time with friends and family, and washing hands are all examples of how Gause Elementary School students stay safe and healthy. Read story

Blaze Restoration to host their annual Glaze the Blaze charity events to provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need.

Blaze Restoration to provide 33 holiday meals

Blaze Restoration to host their annual Glaze the Blaze charity events to provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need.

November 20, 2021, 5:31am Community

Blaze Restoration, headquartered in Vancouver and founded in 2015 by Ken Stryker, will have served over 100 Clark County families over the last seven years through its annual “Glaze at Blaze” — an event that provides nominated families with a full Thanksgiving meal. Read story