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June 27, 2021, 5:34am Community

DOGPAW of Southwest Washington seeks volunteers to help clean up a local dog park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10 at Hank Dell “Ike” Dog Park (formerly known as Ross Dog Park), 5167 N.E. 15th Ave., Vancouver. Read story

COLUMBIA WAY: More than 100 people participated in a 5K fundraiser for the nonprofit organization Friends of Hospice Southwest Washington on June 12.

Friends of Hospice Southwest Washington holds successful 5k fundraiser

COLUMBIA WAY: More than 100 people participated in a 5K fundraiser for the nonprofit organization Friends of Hospice Southwest Washington on June 12.

June 27, 2021, 5:33am Community

COLUMBIA WAY — Friends of Hospice Southwest Washington held a successful 5k fundraising event June 12. More than 100 people joined the race and met up at Say Ciao afterward for lunch and live music. Read story

Information Systems Technician (Submarines) 2nd Class Isaac Ivendiemer

In the Service

Information Systems Technician (Submarines) 2nd Class Isaac Ivendiemer

June 26, 2021, 6:05am Community

In the Service Read story

BATTLE GROUND: Prairie High School students David Hatcher and Carson Verity dance during an ensemble production.

Prairie High School Drama Club students perform beyond the end of the year

BATTLE GROUND: Prairie High School students David Hatcher and Carson Verity dance during an ensemble production.

June 26, 2021, 6:03am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Prairie High School Drama Club students gave it their all to put together a play, “Drama’s Rotten Showcase,” in a short amount of time, as students returned for hybrid online and in-person instruction earlier this year. Read story

RIDGEFIELD: Fynn Andre and Easton Roberts watch Daphne Hanes bowl.

Ridgefield students learn about STEM during carnival

RIDGEFIELD: Fynn Andre and Easton Roberts watch Daphne Hanes bowl.

June 26, 2021, 6:01am Community

RIDGEFIELD — South Ridge Elementary School teachers Chelsea Tipton and Jennifer Stinson worked together to host an end-of-year carnival that featured games designed, tested and built by students to promote learning about STEM subjects. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Community member Nicole King and Washougal High School Chef Brenda Hitchins, right, take a seat on some of the school's new raised garden beds.

Students to have access to fresh produce for cooking classes

WASHOUGAL: Community member Nicole King and Washougal High School Chef Brenda Hitchins, right, take a seat on some of the school's new raised garden beds.

June 26, 2021, 6:01am Community

WASHOUGAL — Students in the Introduction to Culinary and Advanced Culinary classes at Washougal High School will have access to locally harvested produce raised on school grounds to use in their cooking classrooms next fall. Read story

WASHOUGAL: Penny Porche and Nancy Boon, Washougal School District family resource coordinators, helped students pick up their new shoes at the Shoe-a-palooza event.

Washougal students get new shoes through Shoe-a-palooza

WASHOUGAL: Penny Porche and Nancy Boon, Washougal School District family resource coordinators, helped students pick up their new shoes at the Shoe-a-palooza event.

June 19, 2021, 5:31am Community

WASHOUGAL — The annual Shoe-a-palooza event held on June 9 at Hathaway Elementary School was a success. One pair of shoes for each student were sourced through Operation Warm and funded by a local nonprofit. The value of 260 pairs of shoes ordered by families was close to $6,000. “I… Read story

Teegan Moore

Ridgefield student selected for national STEM program

Teegan Moore

June 19, 2021, 5:30am Community

RIDGEFIELD — Teegan Moore, a seventh-grader at View Ridge Middle School, was selected to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM. The forum is an academic and career-oriented development event in Denver. Moore was nominated by Sheila Davis, his STEM teacher. Outside of school, he’s involved with… Read story

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June 13, 2021, 5:58am 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

RIDGEFIELD: The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer.

Ridgefield students treated to free bikes from Police Activities League

RIDGEFIELD: The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer.

June 13, 2021, 5:54am Community

RIDGEFIELD — The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington partnered with Waste Connections to give 21 local children a bike and helmet for the start of summer at a June 5 event. The league partnered with local schools to identify students who were good leaders, practiced positive citizenship and shared… Read story