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Members of Whisper Running at the capitol in Madison, Wis., where the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country meet was held on Dec. 14, 2019.

In the Community: Two Whisper runners earn All-American status

Members of Whisper Running at the capitol in Madison, Wis., where the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country meet was held on Dec. 14, 2019.

December 16, 2019, 6:06pm Clark County Sports

Two members of Whisper Running from Vancouver earned All-American status and six turned out personal best times while competing at the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country meet in Madison, Wis., on Saturday. Read story

Nathan Ordanza, of Vancouver, boulders at the Source Climbing Center in Vancouver. Ordanza said he likes climbing because it's a good workout that focuses on problem solving. "With the rainy season here, you can still workout without having to go outside," he said.

Indoor rock climbing a winter reprieve

Nathan Ordanza, of Vancouver, boulders at the Source Climbing Center in Vancouver. Ordanza said he likes climbing because it's a good workout that focuses on problem solving. "With the rainy season here, you can still workout without having to go outside," he said.

December 16, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

When Michael Lary’s dog Coava went missing, the outpouring on social media was heavy enough to make a human feel jealous. Read story

PGA teaching professional Jack Young, left, works with Vancouver resident Slade Langlois while giving him a few helpful tips at Vanco Golf Range on July 26. The city-owned range site is part of the redevelopment area for the Heights District project, and Vanco owner Chuck Milne had previously announced a plan to close the range at the end of 2020. A new lease agreement with the city will now allow the range to operate through 2024.

Vanco Golf Range reaches new lease deal

PGA teaching professional Jack Young, left, works with Vancouver resident Slade Langlois while giving him a few helpful tips at Vanco Golf Range on July 26. The city-owned range site is part of the redevelopment area for the Heights District project, and Vanco owner Chuck Milne had previously announced a plan to close the range at the end of 2020. A new lease agreement with the city will now allow the range to operate through 2024.

December 15, 2019, 5:17pm Business

The Vanco Golf Range has reached a deal to extend its lease with the city of Vancouver, avoiding — at least for the time being — a closure that was previously slated for next fall. Read story

Scott Goodrich, an accountant for the Port of Vancouver, runs along Laframbois Road during his lunch break in Vancouver. Goodrich generally runs about four miles during his lunch break. It's part of his training regimen, which has lead to a successful run as an Ironman competitor.

Unable to swim 4 years ago, Port of Vancouver accountant now tackles triathlons

Scott Goodrich, an accountant for the Port of Vancouver, runs along Laframbois Road during his lunch break in Vancouver. Goodrich generally runs about four miles during his lunch break. It's part of his training regimen, which has lead to a successful run as an Ironman competitor.

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

When Scott Goodrich first considered competing in triathlon competitions, there was one hitch. He couldn’t swim. Read story

Sofia Soto, a Harney Elementary School student, and Sam Soto, a student at Gaiser Middle School, qualified for Junior Olympics cross country nationals on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Eugene, Ore. The compete for Whisper Running club.

In the Community: Turkey trotting and some national qualifiers

Sofia Soto, a Harney Elementary School student, and Sam Soto, a student at Gaiser Middle School, qualified for Junior Olympics cross country nationals on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Eugene, Ore. The compete for Whisper Running club.

November 25, 2019, 6:30pm Clark County Sports

Turkey trotting around Clark County began Saturday with the Clark County Running Club’s Turkey Trot 5K at the Vancouver waterfront. Read story

Community Scoreboard, Oct. 22

October 21, 2019, 9:32pm Clark County Sports

BOWLING LOCAL LEAGUES At Bailey’s Tiger Bowl Oct. 15 Battle Ground School Employees — Men: Tod Garred 205-153-187 545; Women: Carrianne Sparks 150-162-151 463. Tuesday Tigerettes — Jan Long 192-121-144 527. At Big Al’s Oct. 14 Mill & Friends —… Read story

The start/finish line for the PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon on Officer's Row at the Fort Vancouver National Site.

In the Community: Course records fall at AppleTree Marathon

The start/finish line for the PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon on Officer's Row at the Fort Vancouver National Site.

September 16, 2019, 6:28pm Clark County Sports

Matthew Hummel, 23, a former runner cross country runner at Eastern Washington University, won the second PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon on Sunday in Vancouver. Read story

Clark County Youth Football to hold safety clinic for coaches

August 8, 2019, 4:10pm Community Sports

Clark County Youth Football (CCYF) will hold a training clinic this Saturday to educate coaches on safer tackling and blocking techniques. Read story

The Vancouver Tennis Center Junior Team Tennis won the 2019 Pacific Northwest 18U Sectionals. Team members include Emma Tuttle, Piper Rylander, Natalie Dunnam, Jace Moriki, Sam Crawford, Finn Chenevert, Jeffery Truong, Matt Rudi, and coach Jack Wang.

Community notebook: VTC junior team tennis 18s qualify for nationals

The Vancouver Tennis Center Junior Team Tennis won the 2019 Pacific Northwest 18U Sectionals. Team members include Emma Tuttle, Piper Rylander, Natalie Dunnam, Jace Moriki, Sam Crawford, Finn Chenevert, Jeffery Truong, Matt Rudi, and coach Jack Wang.

August 5, 2019, 7:28pm Clark County Sports

It’s no secret Southwest Washington is packed with junior tennis talent. Read story

A crowd of golfers including Ridgefield resident Zac Warren, 15, center in white T-shirt, work on their swing during a busy summer afternoon at Vanco Golf Range.

Vanco Golf Range customers campaign to save facility

A crowd of golfers including Ridgefield resident Zac Warren, 15, center in white T-shirt, work on their swing during a busy summer afternoon at Vanco Golf Range.

August 2, 2019, 6:00am Business

The city of Vancouver’s Heights District Plan aims to transform the aging and dilapidated Tower Mall site into a bustling residential and commercial center along the Mill Plain corridor. Read story