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Breast cancer awareness groups turned Portland's Morrison Bridge pink to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Downtown Vancouver going pink for a good cause

Breast cancer awareness groups turned Portland's Morrison Bridge pink to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 10, 2021, 5:34am Community

Downtown Portland and Vancouver turned Pink to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pink Lemonade Project and other local breast cancer groups joined together to turn Portland’s Morrison Bridge lights pink. Read story

View Ridge Golf's Jamison McCann focuses on the ball during match play.

Ridgefield middle-schoolers tee off

View Ridge Golf's Jamison McCann focuses on the ball during match play.

October 9, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield School District has created a new golf program for middle school students. View Ridge Middle School golf coach Bob Ball said he hopes the new program “will not only give more students a chance to play competitively, but to develop a long-lasting love of the game.” There are… Read story

Ten residents from Glenwood Place enjoyed a recent tour of the Stanger House guided by Doris Hale, part of the restoration team.

Glenwood Place residents enjoy Stanger House tour

Ten residents from Glenwood Place enjoyed a recent tour of the Stanger House guided by Doris Hale, part of the restoration team.

October 9, 2021, 6:04am Community

Ten residents from Glenwood Place, a Vancouver senior living center, enjoyed a recent tour of the Stanger House guided by Doris Hale, part of the restoration team. John Stanger came to the area in 1838 as a millwright for the Hudson’s Bay Company and built the house in 1867. It… Read story

Woodland: Students and staff at North Fork Elementary School celebrate head custodian Ed Sorensen's retirement with a celebration tunnel.

North Fork Elementary School students celebrate head custodian’s retirement

Woodland: Students and staff at North Fork Elementary School celebrate head custodian Ed Sorensen's retirement with a celebration tunnel.

October 9, 2021, 6:03am Community

Students and staff at North Fork Elementary School recently held a celebration tunnel for retiring head custodian Ed Sorensen. Students clapped and cheered as Principal Denise Pearl pushed Sorensen in a decorated wheelchair. Students also created cards thanking him for his work and wishing him the best in retirement, and… Read story

The Gathering Place at Washuxwal pavilion at the Two Rivers Heritage Museum. The open pavilion design is inspired by traditional cedar plankhouses used by local tribes living along the shores of the Columbia River. It features Native-inspired wood carvings created by Adam McIsaac, project lead carver and adviser for the pavilion artwork, a respected expert in Native American art.

Washuxwal pavilion dedicated

The Gathering Place at Washuxwal pavilion at the Two Rivers Heritage Museum. The open pavilion design is inspired by traditional cedar plankhouses used by local tribes living along the shores of the Columbia River. It features Native-inspired wood carvings created by Adam McIsaac, project lead carver and adviser for the pavilion artwork, a respected expert in Native American art.

October 9, 2021, 6:02am Community

The sound of a steady drum beat and the singing of a blessing in the Chinookan language filled the afternoon air at the dedication of the Gathering Place at Washuxwal pavilion at the Two Rivers Heritage Museum on Sept. 18. The open pavilion design is inspired by traditional cedar plankhouses… Read story

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters, as part of the annual "Light the Night" campaign.

Clark County Fire District 6 lights up the night

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters, as part of the annual "Light the Night" campaign.

October 9, 2021, 6:01am Community

Clark County Fire District 6 joined fire agencies across the country Oct. 1 in lighting up the sky with red strobe lights to honor fallen firefighters. Engines were on display at stations 61, 62 and 63 as part of the annual “Light the Night” campaign. More firefighters died while on… Read story

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Spotlight on youth

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October 9, 2021, 5:41am Community

Lupine Experiential School, with Head of School Jackie Taylor, have made it possible for 31 students from Washington and Oregon to participate in a Youth Acting for our Earth (YAE) training on the climate crisis. YAE trainings are organized by Climate Change Recovery and accompanied by a parents’ workshop. YAE… Read story

Gracie Taylor makes a presentation to an audience including Port of Vancouver Commissioner Eric LaBrant during a recent Youth Acting for our Earth training.

LaBrant speaks with young climate activists

Gracie Taylor makes a presentation to an audience including Port of Vancouver Commissioner Eric LaBrant during a recent Youth Acting for our Earth training.

October 2, 2021, 6:01am Community

Port of Vancouver Commissioner Eric LaBrant spoke with 31 students from two states in a Youth Acting for our Earth training on the climate crisis. Read story

The 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's SW Washington exceeded its $95,000 fundraising goal and was on its way to breaking $100,000. Nearly 400 participants registered for the Sept. 26 walk, with many joining in person at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver; others walked in their own neighborhoods.

Local Walk to End Alzheimer’s exceeds fundraising goal

The 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's SW Washington exceeded its $95,000 fundraising goal and was on its way to breaking $100,000. Nearly 400 participants registered for the Sept. 26 walk, with many joining in person at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver; others walked in their own neighborhoods.

October 2, 2021, 5:45am Community

The 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s SW Washington exceeded its $95,000 fundraising goal and was on its way to breaking $100,000, according to Stacey Smith, marketing and communications director for the Alzheimer’s Association Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter. Read story

Charlotte Adams wrote a hiking booklet to encourage local kids to get away from their screens and into more healthy and adventurous habits.

Prairie grad earns Girl Scout’s highest award

Charlotte Adams wrote a hiking booklet to encourage local kids to get away from their screens and into more healthy and adventurous habits.

October 2, 2021, 5:34am Community

Recent Prairie High School graduate Charlotte Adams has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor, after completing a hiking booklet encouraging local youths to enjoy nature in Southwest Washington. Adams’ booklet, “Getting Off the Grid,” educates children on general hiking rules, dangerous plants and everything they need… Read story