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CLARK COUNTY: Vancouver resident and Rotarian Terry Toland set off on a 1,300 bike ride called the Border to Bay Benefit Ride to raise awareness and money for Martha's Pantry.

Cyclist aims to raise $20K for Martha’s Pantry

CLARK COUNTY: Vancouver resident and Rotarian Terry Toland set off on a 1,300 bike ride called the Border to Bay Benefit Ride to raise awareness and money for Martha's Pantry.

July 18, 2021, 5:35am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Vancouver resident and Rotarian Terry Toland set off July 9 for a 1,300-mile bike ride called the Border to Bay Benefit Ride to raise awareness and money for Martha’s Pantry, a nonprofit organization that helps people with food, clothing and other needs — with a focus on… Read story

WASHOUGAL: Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance artist honoree Suzanne Grover at the 2018 Washougal Art Festival.

Washougal artists recognized for community contributions

WASHOUGAL: Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance artist honoree Suzanne Grover at the 2018 Washougal Art Festival.

July 11, 2021, 5:54am Community

WASHOUGAL — The Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance recently honored two community members for their contributions to the local art scene. Artist Suzanne Grover and community member Dani Allen were recognized at a gathering on June 16, when a student-created mural called “You are Enough” was unveiled outside the Washougal… Read story

VANCOUVER: A bridge, seen in the foreground, and a boat in the background, both made of Indian granite and Italian marble by artist Larry Kirkland, will be moved from their longtime home at the Portland International Airport later this summer.

Vancouver gets donation of Columbia River artwork excluded from PDX expansion

VANCOUVER: A bridge, seen in the foreground, and a boat in the background, both made of Indian granite and Italian marble by artist Larry Kirkland, will be moved from their longtime home at the Portland International Airport later this summer.

July 11, 2021, 5:54am Community

VANCOUVER — The Port of Portland recently donated four sculptures by nationally recognized artist Larry Kirkland to the city of Vancouver, which plans to place them in various locations. Read story

FAIRGROUNDS: Eleven of 14 members of the Clark County Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputies unit gathered for a photo at their final meeting on June 28.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputies hold final meeting

FAIRGROUNDS: Eleven of 14 members of the Clark County Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputies unit gathered for a photo at their final meeting on June 28.

July 11, 2021, 5:52am Community

FAIRGROUNDS — The Clark County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputies held their final meeting on June 28 at the West Precinct. Read story

WASHOUGAL:  Columbia River Gorge Elementary School first-grader Jase Kenyon gets ready to smash Principal Tracey MacLachlan as teacher Jessica Warta observed.

Washougal students raise funds for American Heart Association

WASHOUGAL:  Columbia River Gorge Elementary School first-grader Jase Kenyon gets ready to smash Principal Tracey MacLachlan as teacher Jessica Warta observed.

July 11, 2021, 5:43am Community

WASHOUGAL — Students at Columbia River Gorge Elementary School raised more than $4,000 for the American Heart Association during The Kids Heart Challenge. Read story

CLARK COUNTY: Melia Ballantyne won $500 for this video she created in the Clean Water Actions Long Video category of the Stormwater Partners of Southwest Washington Student Video Contest.

Students create videos about environmental impacts for contest

CLARK COUNTY: Melia Ballantyne won $500 for this video she created in the Clean Water Actions Long Video category of the Stormwater Partners of Southwest Washington Student Video Contest.

July 11, 2021, 5:35am Community

CLARK COUNTY — The Stormwater Partners of Southwest Washington recently announced the winners of its first Student Video Contest, which 87 Clark County middle and high school students entered. Read story

WOODLAND: Brian Peterson, third-grade teacher, helps a student prepare a rocket for launch.

Woodland students launch their own rockets

WOODLAND: Brian Peterson, third-grade teacher, helps a student prepare a rocket for launch.

July 11, 2021, 5:35am Community

WOODLAND — Norfolk Elementary School third-graders got to build and launch their own model rockets recently in the school’s field. Several staff members attended the launch day to ensure safety, including former teacher Leif Erickson, who introduced rocketry classes at Woodland Middle School. Teacher Brian Peterson worked with Erickson to… Read story

ESTHER SHORT: A previously poorly-lit corridor near West Ninth and Main streets received new lighting through a program offered by Vancouver's Downtown Association.

Vancouver’s downtown corridor receives lighting upgrade

ESTHER SHORT: A previously poorly-lit corridor near West Ninth and Main streets received new lighting through a program offered by Vancouver's Downtown Association.

July 11, 2021, 5:34am Community

ESTHER SHORT — A previously poorly lit corridor near West Ninth and Main streets was targeted as a location to receive new lighting through a program offered by Vancouver’s Downtown Association. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark, 421 C St., Suite 5B, received a donation from 100 Women Who Care Clark County.

Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark receives $2,625 donation

WASHOUGAL: Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark, 421 C St., Suite 5B, received a donation from 100 Women Who Care Clark County.

July 4, 2021, 5:30am Community

WASHOUGAL — The Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark received a $2,625 donation from members of 100 Women Who Care Clark County on June 18. Advisory Board Chair Deanna Rusch nominated the organization to receive funds at the group’s May meeting, noting she was an avid skateboarder in her youth and wants to… Read story

Vancouver Veterans of Foreign Wars to get new pavilion

July 3, 2021, 6:05am Community

VANCOUVER HEIGHTS — The Building Industry Association of Clark County’s golden shovels typically used in the groundbreaking ceremony for the NW Natural Parade of Homes made an appearance at the Vancouver Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7824 to break ground on a new pavilion. Read story