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SALMON CREEK: The latest exhibit available to view at the online museum and library called The NEXT, a program by WSU Vancouver, is called "Trans(creation): A Celebration of the Art of Agusto de Campos," on display through Dec.

WSU Vancouver project opens access to virtual museum

SALMON CREEK: The latest exhibit available to view at the online museum and library called The NEXT, a program by WSU Vancouver, is called "Trans(creation): A Celebration of the Art of Agusto de Campos," on display through Dec.

August 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

SALMON CREEK — A virtual museum and library of more than 2,500 digital literary works from around the world, called The NEXT, is available for anyone to view at the-next.eliterature.org. Read story

ESTHER SHORT: From left are Sons of the American Revolution members Larry Heckethorne; George Vernon; Larry Peck; Andrew Brewer; Paul Ocker; Carl Gray; Keith Weissinger, president; Alfred Folkerts; Greg Lucas, vice president; and Jeff Lightburn, president of the Fort Vancouver Chapter, at a tree planting earlier this year.

Groups dedicate trees at Esther Short Park

ESTHER SHORT: From left are Sons of the American Revolution members Larry Heckethorne; George Vernon; Larry Peck; Andrew Brewer; Paul Ocker; Carl Gray; Keith Weissinger, president; Alfred Folkerts; Greg Lucas, vice president; and Jeff Lightburn, president of the Fort Vancouver Chapter, at a tree planting earlier this year.

August 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

ESTHER SHORT — The Fort Vancouver chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution were joined by the Vancouver chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the National Society of the Colonial Dames 17th Century Hannah Mayhew Daggett Chapter for a tree planting and dedication May 22 at… Read story

HAZEL DELL: Justice Florendo, the head male dancer for several recent Native American Pow Wow events held at Heritage High School, was honored July 17 with a ceremony at Hazel Dell Park.

Justice Florendo’s graduation celebrated

HAZEL DELL: Justice Florendo, the head male dancer for several recent Native American Pow Wow events held at Heritage High School, was honored July 17 with a ceremony at Hazel Dell Park.

August 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

HAZEL DELL — Justice Florendo, the head male dancer for several recent Native American Pow Wow events held at Heritage High School, was honored July 17 with a ceremony at Hazel Dell Park. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Michele Mederos welcomes Jemtegaard Middle School students the AVID program.

16 students apply for AVID program

WASHOUGAL: Michele Mederos welcomes Jemtegaard Middle School students the AVID program.

August 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

WASHOUGAL — Sixteen Jemtegaard Middle School eighth-graders were welcomed to the Washougal High School Advancement Via Individual Determination program, better known as AVID. The program is an elective that offers rigorous class content focusing on areas such as writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading. The students were welcomed into the… Read story

WASHOUGAL: The Panthers Rising event celebrated graduating seniors at Washougal High School.

Panthers Rising event celebrates graduates

WASHOUGAL: The Panthers Rising event celebrated graduating seniors at Washougal High School.

August 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

WASHOUGAL — A Panthers Rising event at Washougal High School celebrated seniors and their post-graduate journey, be it internships, apprenticeships, college, trade school, military or otherwise. Students received yard signs with logos of whatever institution or program they would be headed to. Read story

FELIDA: Vancouver School of Arts and Academics student Nora VanRees, 16, was recognized for LGBTQ advocacy work.

Student recognized for LGBTQ advocacy

FELIDA: Vancouver School of Arts and Academics student Nora VanRees, 16, was recognized for LGBTQ advocacy work.

August 7, 2021, 5:55am Community

FELIDA — Felida resident Nora VanRees, a student at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, was one of 100 winners — age 13 to 19 — in a nationwide contest by Invisalign called Changemakers. Changemakers is a program by Invisalign that partners with the National 4-H Council to recognize young… Read story

You Can Help

August 1, 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. Read story

Woodland’s free summer school aimed at closing learning gap

July 25, 2021, 5:37am Community

WOODLAND — A three-week summer school program provided by Woodland Public Schools helped students who fell behind during the pandemic. The district used pandemic relief funds combined with other funds to provide the summer program for free. Read story

VAN MALL: Relay for Life of Clark County volunteers held a Parking in the Parking Lot Tailgate event at Vancouver Mall on July 17 to help raise funds for cancer research and patient services.

Cancer survivors celebrated at Vancouver Mall Relay for Life event

VAN MALL: Relay for Life of Clark County volunteers held a Parking in the Parking Lot Tailgate event at Vancouver Mall on July 17 to help raise funds for cancer research and patient services.

July 25, 2021, 5:37am Community

VAN MALL — Volunteers for the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life of Clark County held a Party in the Parking Lot Tailgate event at Vancouver Mall on July 17 to help raise funds for cancer research and patient services. Read story

ORCHARDS: From left is City Manager Eric Holmes, City Councilor Erik Paulsen, Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, Capital Projects Manager Jean Singer, Fire Chief Brennan Blue, Clark County Fire District 5 Commissioner Mike Lyons.

Ground broken for new Orchards fire station

ORCHARDS: From left is City Manager Eric Holmes, City Councilor Erik Paulsen, Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, Capital Projects Manager Jean Singer, Fire Chief Brennan Blue, Clark County Fire District 5 Commissioner Mike Lyons.

July 25, 2021, 5:36am Community

ORCHARDS — A ground-breaking ceremony was held July 13 by the Vancouver Fire Department and Clark County Fire District 5 to celebrate the start of construction on Fire Station 11, to be located at 9606 N.E. 130th Ave. Read story