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Sunrise Rotary collects food for Clark County Food Bank

April 10, 2021, 6:03am Community

The Vancouver Sunrise Rotary Club is holding an ongoing food drive to benefit the Clark County Food Bank. The idea for the drive came about when Rotary members noticed a… Read story

Washougal animal sanctuary Odd Man Inn to hoof it to Tennessee

April 8, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

A 3½-acre animal refuge near Washougal is expanding to 93 acres. The hitch is, Odd Man Inn has to move to Tennessee to make that happen. Read story

Girls Inc. tackles learning loss

April 10, 2021, 6:03am Community

CLARK COUNTY — The nonprofit organization Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest is working with area girls age 6 through 18 to address learning loss during the pandemic. The group works with 13 schools in Southwest Washington. Read story

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, according to Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg.

Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County’s yellow arks help to foster change for the better

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, according to Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg.

April 8, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

According to the Old Testament, when all of life on Earth needed a reset, an ark carried survivors to safety. Read story

The American Red Cross teamed up with Paul Davis Restoration of Portland/Vancouver for a blood drive Wednesday in Vancouver in response to blood shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Red Cross needs a constant supply of blood.

Red Cross, Paul Davis Restoration join forces to collect blood amid shortage

The American Red Cross teamed up with Paul Davis Restoration of Portland/Vancouver for a blood drive Wednesday in Vancouver in response to blood shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Red Cross needs a constant supply of blood.

April 7, 2021, 7:25pm Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused issues throughout America, including shortages in the blood supply, so Paul Davis Restoration of Portland/Vancouver stepped in to help. Read story

Vancouver Housing Authority’s 106-unit Fourth Plain Commons development, 2220 Norris Road in central Vancouver received $1.5 million in affordable housing grant funds from the city of Vancouver. The city allocated a total of $6.2 million to 14 projects.

Vancouver OKs $6.22M for housing, shelter projects

Vancouver Housing Authority’s 106-unit Fourth Plain Commons development, 2220 Norris Road in central Vancouver received $1.5 million in affordable housing grant funds from the city of Vancouver. The city allocated a total of $6.2 million to 14 projects.

April 6, 2021, 6:34pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has awarded $6.22 million to housing and shelter projects, completing its annual allocation process from the city’s Affordable Housing Fund. Read story

Baby is a young male, 3 or 4 years old, now living in the temporary West Columbia Gorge Humane Society cat shelter at WellHaven Pet Health Mill Plain.

Leaky roof could mean new cat shelter for West Columbia Gorge Humane Society

Baby is a young male, 3 or 4 years old, now living in the temporary West Columbia Gorge Humane Society cat shelter at WellHaven Pet Health Mill Plain.

April 6, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

The cats of the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society can look forward to a new place to rest their furry little heads. That’s the good news that started with bad news: the leaky roof over their old shelter at 2675 Index St., Washougal. Read story

Pink Lemonade, others pick up Komen’s breast cancer work

March 26, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Health

As Susan G. Komen Oregon & Southwest Washington closes its local offices at the end of March, the organization is contributing $200,000 in legacy gifts and program seed funding to local breast cancer organizations. Read story

Anna Zivarts of Disability Rights Washington, left, films Abby Griffith, red jacket, and Chris Higley, right, waiting to cross an intersection on Thursday on the corner of Northeast Minnehaha Street and Northeast St. Johns Road. Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered held a press conference to raise awareness about the challenges that disabled Clark County residents face in accessing reliable transit.

Vancouver residents join campaign for better transit

Anna Zivarts of Disability Rights Washington, left, films Abby Griffith, red jacket, and Chris Higley, right, waiting to cross an intersection on Thursday on the corner of Northeast Minnehaha Street and Northeast St. Johns Road. Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered held a press conference to raise awareness about the challenges that disabled Clark County residents face in accessing reliable transit.

March 18, 2021, 6:50pm Business

A group of Vancouver residents joined representatives from Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered at a press conference Thursday afternoon to draw attention to the challenges faced by public transit riders in rural Clark County, particularly riders with disabilities. Read story

Andy Silver, director of supportive services at the Vancouver Housing Authority, looks over one of the 63 rooms that will be available for homeless residents at the former Howard Johnson hotel during a tour in February.

Howard Johnson near Vancouver Mall to become housing for homeless

Andy Silver, director of supportive services at the Vancouver Housing Authority, looks over one of the 63 rooms that will be available for homeless residents at the former Howard Johnson hotel during a tour in February.

March 14, 2021, 6:03am Business

The pool was still filled. A holiday ornament was still on the lobby wall. A few struggling flowers and plants were still hanging onto their blooms. Read story