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SALMON CREEK: The Salmon Creek Lions Club held a free shredding event for community members and collected donations of food at the same time for the Clark County Food Bank.

Salmon Creek community members fill barrels for food bank

SALMON CREEK: The Salmon Creek Lions Club held a free shredding event for community members and collected donations of food at the same time for the Clark County Food Bank.

February 20, 2021, 5:57am Community

SALMON CREEK — The Salmon Creek Lions Club recently held a free paper shredding event to benefit the Clark County Food Bank. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: The entry to the parking lot at Union Ridge Elementary School had a huge sign and teachers in costumes to greet the students for a Valentine's Day drive-thru event.

Ridgefield students, staff celebrate Valentine’s Day with drive-thru event

RIDGEFIELD: The entry to the parking lot at Union Ridge Elementary School had a huge sign and teachers in costumes to greet the students for a Valentine's Day drive-thru event.

February 20, 2021, 5:56am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Union Ridge Elementary School staff tried to keep Valentine’s Day fun this year despite remote learning by holding a drive-thru event. Fourth-grade leadership students created a video to spread the news about the drive-thru. Parents and families drove through the parking lot in front of the school while… Read story

Two Clark County students advance to state poetry competition

February 20, 2021, 5:54am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Two students from Clark County have advanced from the Southwest Washington Regional Final to the state final for the Poetry Out Loud competition. Read story

SHUMWAY: Cat owner Chelsea Pipek made a snow cat and posed her cat Taco on top.

Live cats pose with neighborhood snow cat

SHUMWAY: Cat owner Chelsea Pipek made a snow cat and posed her cat Taco on top.

February 20, 2021, 5:34am Community

SHUMWAY — Cat owner Chelsea Pipek decided to deviate from building a snowman and instead built a snow cat at her home on Feb. 14. Pipek then posed her cats Taco and Tuesday on top of the snow cat for a fun photo. Read story

Volunteer Opportunities

February 20, 2021, 5:25am Community

The city of Vancouver invites volunteers to sign up for a physically distanced spring cleanup of Marine Park Beach from 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 27. Advanced registration is required. The event is limited to eight participants and will follow all state COVID-19 safety protocols. Please bring your own mask,… Read story

EAST VANCOUVER: Karina and Sullivan May built a big snow fort outside of their home.

Kids’ snow fort in east Vancouver certified ‘Most Excellent’

EAST VANCOUVER: Karina and Sullivan May built a big snow fort outside of their home.

February 20, 2021, 5:03am Community

EAST VANCOUVER — After recent snowstorms, Karina and Sullivan May built a 6½-foot snow fort in front of their house. Read story

CLARK COUNTY: Clark Public Utilities' Race for Warmth featured 930 participants who raced virtually and raised more than $43,000 for Operation Warm Heart. The race took place anytime from Jan.

Virtual Race for Warmth raises more than $43K

CLARK COUNTY: Clark Public Utilities' Race for Warmth featured 930 participants who raced virtually and raised more than $43,000 for Operation Warm Heart. The race took place anytime from Jan.

February 13, 2021, 5:58am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Clark Public Utilities’ Race for Warmth raised more than $43,000 for the agency’s heating assistance program called Operation Warm Heart. The event featured 930 participants who raced “virtually” — whether it was at home or somewhere out in the community. It even went beyond state lines, with… Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Oakley, a female German pointer, will join the Cowlitz Public Safety Department to help keep ilani and the Cowlitz Reservation safe.

ilani to get K-9 protection

RIDGEFIELD: Oakley, a female German pointer, will join the Cowlitz Public Safety Department to help keep ilani and the Cowlitz Reservation safe.

February 13, 2021, 5:58am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The Cowlitz Public Safety Department recently acquired a K-9 unit to help heighten security to both the Cowlitz Reservation and ilani. Officer Arnie Belton and dog Oakley were trained and certified through Pacific Coast K9. Oakley is a female German pointer who turns 3 in May. She will… Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Bricks are available to buy to honor local veterans.

Buy a brick to honor a veteran, fund Battle Ground memorial maintenance

BATTLE GROUND: Bricks are available to buy to honor local veterans.

February 13, 2021, 5:57am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Those who would like to honor a U.S. veteran with a commemorative brick that will be installed at the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial should order their bricks by March 1 to be installed by Memorial Day. The bricks are engraved with a veteran’s name, branch and dates… Read story

WASHOUGAL: Washougal School District's Career and Technical Education Department is hoping students will come up with a clever name for its new food truck.

Washougal students will help name food truck

WASHOUGAL: Washougal School District's Career and Technical Education Department is hoping students will come up with a clever name for its new food truck.

February 13, 2021, 5:56am Community

WASHOUGAL — A food truck purchased last year by the Washougal School District Career and Technical Education Department will be named with the help of students. Read story