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VANCOUVER: Volunteers help plant trees during a past Arbor Day celebration. The city is celebrating trees all month this year and encourages people to enjoy self-guided tree tours.

Vancouver celebrates trees all month

VANCOUVER: Volunteers help plant trees during a past Arbor Day celebration. The city is celebrating trees all month this year and encourages people to enjoy self-guided tree tours.

April 17, 2021, 5:54am Community

VANCOUVER — The city of Vancouver will be celebrating trees throughout the month of April. Read story

Skyview High School student receives National Honor Society scholarship

April 17, 2021, 5:54am Community

SALMON CREEK — Skyview High School senior Liyu Huang was selected as a finalist and winner of a $5,625 scholarship from the National Honor Society. Read story

ESTHER SHORT: The Providence Academy Chapel was recognized with a Palladio Award in the Craftsmanship category.

Providence Academy Chapel recognized for craftsmanship

ESTHER SHORT: The Providence Academy Chapel was recognized with a Palladio Award in the Craftsmanship category.

April 17, 2021, 5:53am Community

Providence Academy Chapel recognized for craftsmanship Read story

Washougal High School students create homes for birds

April 10, 2021, 6:05am Community

WASHOUGAL — Washougal’s new Downtown Community Garden at 2036 Main St. will feature decorated cedar birdhouses created by Washougal High School woodworking students. The collaboration between the high school and city started last spring; students created birdhouse kits for local children to build for a since-canceled event. The materials, donated… Read story

CLARK COUNTY: "Change Sings," by Tyler McKinley, 12th grade, Kelso School District.

Southwest Washington students shine in regional art show

CLARK COUNTY: "Change Sings," by Tyler McKinley, 12th grade, Kelso School District.

April 10, 2021, 6:04am Community

CLARK COUNTY — The Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show streamed on Facebook Live on March 31. Viewers saw award-winning pieces, and heard from artists and teachers as they explained how they adapted to at-home teaching and learning during the pandemic. Read story

Girls Inc. tackles learning loss

April 10, 2021, 6:03am Community

CLARK COUNTY — The nonprofit organization Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest is working with area girls age 6 through 18 to address learning loss during the pandemic. The group works with 13 schools in Southwest Washington. Read story

CENTRAL VANCOUVER: The Vancouver Sunrise Rotary Club is holding an ongoing food drive to benefit the Clark County Food Bank.

Sunrise Rotary collects food for Clark County Food Bank

CENTRAL VANCOUVER: The Vancouver Sunrise Rotary Club is holding an ongoing food drive to benefit the Clark County Food Bank.

April 10, 2021, 6:03am Community

CENTRAL VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Sunrise Rotary Club is holding an ongoing food drive to benefit the Clark County Food Bank. The idea for the drive came about when Rotary members noticed a demand for food assistance due to the pandemic. Read story

CLARK COUNTY: Members of the Vancouver Fire Department are helping at various sites with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Vancouver Fire Department helps at vaccine sites

CLARK COUNTY: Members of the Vancouver Fire Department are helping at various sites with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

April 10, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

CLARK COUNTY — The Vancouver Fire Department is working with several agencies at the local, state and federal levels to help with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Read story

You Can Help

April 10, 2021, 5:55am 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

MINNEHAHA: No-kill cat shelter Furry Friends raised $8,956 during its second annual "Not Kitten Around" auction, held online.

$8,956 collected for kitties

MINNEHAHA: No-kill cat shelter Furry Friends raised $8,956 during its second annual "Not Kitten Around" auction, held online.

April 10, 2021, 5:55am Community

MINNEHAHA — No-kill cat shelter Furry Friends raised $8,956 during its second annual “Not Kitten Around” auction, held online. Read story