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Faith leaders prayed for peace ahead of election

November 14, 2020, 6:05am Churches & Religion

ESTHER SHORT — Faith leaders in Clark County and beyond called for peace ahead of the Nov. 3 election at a small gathering on Nov. 2 at Esther Short Park. “There were approximately 14 people from different faith communities — Muslim, Jewish, Catholic, Baháʼí, Lutheran, United Methodist, Quaker, Unitarian, United… Read story

Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate Halloween

November 14, 2020, 6:04am Community

VANCOUVER HEIGHTS — Staff at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington’s O.K.2 Clubhouse held a “spook-tacular” night for families in Harney Heights and Skyline Crest. Teen club members and staff held a Trunk-R-Treat outdoor event. Staff decorated cars while the outreach and teen members put everything together. “Teens,… Read story

Clark College art students receive scholarships

November 14, 2020, 6:04am Community

CENTRAL PARK — The Clark College Art Department announced its 2020-2021 Art Scholarship Award recipients. Read story

Dancers perform at Vancouver Waterfront Park to celebrate Day of the Dead

November 14, 2020, 6:03am Community

ESTHER SHORT —Dancers performed at Vancouver Waterfront Park recently to celebrate Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday held Nov. 1-2. Read story

Washougal Associated Student Body reimagines school events

November 14, 2020, 6:02am Community

WASHOUGAL — Without events like pep assemblies, work parties and other school events, the Washougal High School Associated Student Body leaders are working to reunite classmates in a new way. Read story

Students raise money remotely for Read-A-Thon

November 14, 2020, 5:56am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The parent-teacher organization at Union Ridge Elementary School went remote for the first time for its annual Read-A-Thon fundraiser. Read story

Culinary arts adapt in pandemic

November 14, 2020, 5:55am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Like many others, culinary arts classes at Battle Ground have shifted to digital learning. Read story

Volunteer opportunities

November 14, 2020, 5:43am Community

Furry Friends is looking for local businesses willing to host a Giving Tree Donation Box for the holiday season. Furry Friends supplies a box to collect donations of cat food or other much-needed supplies, as well as a small display board telling about Furry Friends and its wish list. The… Read story

Everybody Has a Story: Seventh-grader’s fishing talk reels in fans

November 8, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

As a seventh-grader, I unexpectedly achieved that elusive goal, and attained notoriety and thanks from my whole class. Not easy to accomplish in a class of do-gooders, miscreants and a few who may have gotten into the slug bait. Read story

Battle Ground club lift spirits with ‘birthday bags’

November 7, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

BATTLE GROUND — The Battle Ground Chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs has developed what they call “tailgate” projects during the pandemic. Read story