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Former Camas High School science teacher Dale Croswell, left, emcees as second grader Miles Nichols of Lacamas Elementary School asks astronaut Michael Barratt a question about space via video link. Barratt, a graduate of Camas schools, is now aboard the International Space Station and will return to Earth in the fall.

Camas students ‘keep in touch’ with space through video conference with astronaut

Former Camas High School science teacher Dale Croswell, left, emcees as second grader Miles Nichols of Lacamas Elementary School asks astronaut Michael Barratt a question about space via video link. Barratt, a graduate of Camas schools, is now aboard the International Space Station and will return to Earth in the fall.

May 23, 2024, 5:20pm Clark County Life

If growing up to be an astronaut used to be an unlikely dream, now it’s simply a “career choice,” Dr. Michael Barratt said Thursday. Read story

FILE - The Washington State Capitol building is seen on the first day of the legislative session, Jan. 8, 2024, in Olympia, Wash.

Lawsuit seeks to block Washington parental rights law that critics call a ‘forced outing’ measure

FILE - The Washington State Capitol building is seen on the first day of the legislative session, Jan. 8, 2024, in Olympia, Wash.

May 23, 2024, 5:05pm Latest News

A school district, a nurse, and civil rights and youth services organizations sued Thursday to block a new Washington state parental rights law that critics describe as a “forced outing” measure. Read story

Educational Opportunities for Children and Families CEO Rekah Strong, right, speaks at a press conference opposing Ballot Initiative 2109 on Wednesday at the early learning nonprofit&rsquo;s headquarters in Vancouver. I-2109 would repeal Washington&rsquo;s capital gains tax, which is expected to provide billions of dollars in support for early childhood education and schools funding over the next few years.

Rep. Monica Stonier, Clark County educators rally to protect Washington capital gains tax

Educational Opportunities for Children and Families CEO Rekah Strong, right, speaks at a press conference opposing Ballot Initiative 2109 on Wednesday at the early learning nonprofit&rsquo;s headquarters in Vancouver. I-2109 would repeal Washington&rsquo;s capital gains tax, which is expected to provide billions of dollars in support for early childhood education and schools funding over the next few years.

May 22, 2024, 6:20pm Clark County News

Leaders of Vancouver’s early-childhood programs gathered Wednesday to warn voters that a Washington ballot initiative would undermine a system that already fails to reach children in need. Read story

A crew of volunteers at local nonprofit Share Vancouver assemble sack lunches in the kitchen at Fort Vancouver High School in July. State schools superintendent Chris Reykdal announced a new program last week that will provide children across Washington with $120 meal cards to buy groceries throughout the summer.

State will provide $120 EBT cards to help keep Clark County kids fed while school is out

A crew of volunteers at local nonprofit Share Vancouver assemble sack lunches in the kitchen at Fort Vancouver High School in July. State schools superintendent Chris Reykdal announced a new program last week that will provide children across Washington with $120 meal cards to buy groceries throughout the summer.

May 21, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Tens of thousands of children in Clark County will be eligible to receive grocery benefits this summer as part of a new program launched by the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Read story

Camas school board vice president resigns effective June 21

May 20, 2024, 5:50pm Clark County News

Camas school board Vice President Erika Cox on Monday announced her resignation, which is effective June 21. Cox, a former parent-teacher association president with a history of public service, has been on the school board since 2018. Read story

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, second from right, joined Dannie Nordsiden of Clark College, right, on a tour of the auto shop as students work nearby in May 2023. Clark received $1 million in federal funding to develop new clean energy technician programs and classes in the school in the years to come.

Clark College developing clean-energy programs with classes possibly starting in a year

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, second from right, joined Dannie Nordsiden of Clark College, right, on a tour of the auto shop as students work nearby in May 2023. Clark received $1 million in federal funding to develop new clean energy technician programs and classes in the school in the years to come.

May 18, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

Education in clean-energy technologies will play a big role in Southwestern Washington’s future as the region adapts to climate change, according to a Clark College faculty member. Read story

Third grade classes from around Vancouver Public Schools recently marched through the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site for the annual Children&rsquo;s Cultural Parade.

Vancouver Public Schools’ third-graders celebrate annual Children’s Cultural Parade

Third grade classes from around Vancouver Public Schools recently marched through the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site for the annual Children&rsquo;s Cultural Parade.

May 18, 2024, 5:59am Clark County News

Third-grade classes from around Vancouver Public Schools marched through the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site for the annual Children’s Cultural Parade. For the first time, every third-grade class had the option to participate in the parade this year. Read story

From April 24-27, six Washougal High School students competed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Business Leadership Conference in Spokane.

Washougal High School students earn accolades at Future Business Leaders of America State Business Leadership Conference

From April 24-27, six Washougal High School students competed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Business Leadership Conference in Spokane.

May 18, 2024, 5:56am Clark County News

Six Washougal High School students competed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Business Leadership Conference, held April 24-27 in Spokane. Read story