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September event celebrates complex for people exiting homelessness

August 22, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Housing Initiative LLC, a subsidiary of the nonprofit Council for the Homeless, on Sept. 6 will celebrate progress on its 18-unit apartment complex for people exiting homelessness. Read story

Clark College Foundation sues Oregon Public Broadcasting

August 22, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark College Foundation, the fundraising partner of the Vancouver community college, has taken legal action to block Oregon Public Broadcasting from obtaining organization records. Read story

Guide helps businesses, employees who interact with homeless people

August 19, 2019, 6:00am Business

Council for the Homeless has crafted a new guide for business owners and their employees who interact with homeless people. It’s simultaneously a tip sheet, how-to guide and list of phone numbers for major resources. Read story

Vancouver as mural town facing formidable challenges

August 18, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

A big smile spreads across Salvador Larios’ face when he looks at the Martin Luther King Jr. mural on the west-facing wall of his Mexican bakery and grocery. Read story

Newcomers Club donates $2,000 to Free Clinic of Southwest Washington

August 17, 2019, 5:57am Community

Bagley Downs — The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington was selected as the Clark County Newcomers Club’s charity for 2019. Throughout the year, the club held various activities to raise money for the clinic, which provides free health care for children and adults who aren’t able to afford it. This year is the club’s 65th anniversary. The club handed over a check for $2,000.66 to the clinic earlier this summer. Read story

Highway 500 eastbound closes tonight for paving

August 16, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

A second weekendlong closure for paving on state Highway 500 starts at 10 tonight. Read story

Two displaced after Vancouver house fire

August 14, 2019, 7:26pm Clark County News

Two people were displaced after a house fire Tuesday night in Vancouver. Read story

Volunteers create 10,000 meals in two hours for needy families of Harney Elementary students

August 10, 2019, 5:57am Community

EDGEWOOD PARK — River City Church hosted a Generosity Feeds event on June 9, where nearly 200 volunteers from local businesses, schools, football teams, churches, the Boys & Girls Club and others assembled 10,000 meals in less than two hours. The nonperishable meals were made for needy families of Harney Elementary School students who typically receive food from the school’s pantry, which is closed during the summer months. The church… Read story

Southwest Washington prevention coalitions honor volunteers

August 10, 2019, 5:57am Community

Central Park — Southwest Washington prevention coalitions met at the Marshall Center earlier this summer to recognize volunteers with certificates of appreciation for their contributions to their respective communities. The gathering included volunteers from Clark, Skamania and Klickitat counties. The Clark County honorees included Kathy McNicholas and Madison Langer with the Prevent Coalition, Fort Vancouver High School MEChA and Fort Vancouver High School LULAC; Randy Dewater from Connect Evergreen; and… Read story

Kooky Chicken mixes pho into menu

August 9, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

Years ago, when Kooky Chicken opened in a space formerly occupied by a Subway sandwich shop, it was all about the crispy fried chicken. The restaurant has since added a separate pho menu, bringing beef, shrimp and vegetable noodle soup into the mix. Read story