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City forgives $15,000 of loan Share Vancouver stopped paying on in 2010

February 27, 2024, 2:18pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council on Monday forgave $15,000 of a $25,000 loan that homeless organization Share received in 1999. Still, some councilors voiced concerns about why Share stopped making payments… Read story

HomeShare Clark County, WA wants to pair renters with senior citizens who own homes

February 27, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Cue “The Golden Girls” theme song: To combat the housing crisis, a Clark County group wants to pair seniors with people seeking a place to live. Read story

Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School fourth-graders Alexis Lopez, left, and Angel Murrillo Martinez dig a hole for a sapling while Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership environmental educator James Sterrett, center, supervises Wednesday at Burnt Bridge Creek. Clark County recently agreed to a $175,000 contract to extend the Experience Vancouver Lake program hosted by Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, part of a suite of outdoor educational opportunities offered by the nonprofit.

Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership program helps Clark County students learn about, experience outdoors

Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School fourth-graders Alexis Lopez, left, and Angel Murrillo Martinez dig a hole for a sapling while Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership environmental educator James Sterrett, center, supervises Wednesday at Burnt Bridge Creek. Clark County recently agreed to a $175,000 contract to extend the Experience Vancouver Lake program hosted by Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, part of a suite of outdoor educational opportunities offered by the nonprofit.

February 22, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Fourth-graders plant native trees and shrubs along Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

February 17, 2024, 5:58am Business

For the ninth consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the city of Ridgefield. Read story

Dove the cat stretches her paw out to play with Larry the cat. Both are in one of the colony rooms, where they can roam freely, at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal celebrates successful year of adoptions

Dove the cat stretches her paw out to play with Larry the cat. Both are in one of the colony rooms, where they can roam freely, at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

February 16, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

It was a successful year for the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society and its family of furry friends. Read story

Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington volunteers plant native trees and shrubs at the WaferTech campus in Camas on March 4, 2023.

Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington strives to bring Spanish-speaking community together with tree-planting event

Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington volunteers plant native trees and shrubs at the WaferTech campus in Camas on March 4, 2023.

February 13, 2024, 6:09am Clark County News

The Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington’s second annual reforestation day this weekend is about more than planting trees. It’s about bringing the Spanish-speaking community together without language as a barrier. Read story

A Repair Clark County volunteer fixes a lamp during a 2022 event in Vancouver.

Repair Clark County returns after eight-month pause

A Repair Clark County volunteer fixes a lamp during a 2022 event in Vancouver.

February 9, 2024, 8:28pm Clark County News

Do you have household items that need fixing? A lamp that flickers, a torn garment or even a dull knife? Read story

Nearly 1,500 runners, walkers and bicyclists signed up for Clark Public Utilities&rsquo; annual Race for Warmth fundraiser on Jan. 28. The event raised more than $70,000, which will go to help hundreds of local residents.

Clark Public Utilities’ Jan. 28 Race for Warmth collected over $70,000

Nearly 1,500 runners, walkers and bicyclists signed up for Clark Public Utilities&rsquo; annual Race for Warmth fundraiser on Jan. 28. The event raised more than $70,000, which will go to help hundreds of local residents.

February 8, 2024, 6:51pm Business

Clark Public Utilities’ annual Race for Warmth, a 5K and 10K walk and run, raised more than $70,000 to go to the utility’s Operation Warm Heart fund, a donor-funded program that provides aid to low-income customers. Read story

Phil Zorich, right, looks over his vegetable garden with his wife Robin on Tuesday. With rising rents, the Zoriches grow vegetables to offset their grocery bill.

‘You don’t do anything but survive’: Cost of living, rents on rise, straining many Clark County residents

Phil Zorich, right, looks over his vegetable garden with his wife Robin on Tuesday. With rising rents, the Zoriches grow vegetables to offset their grocery bill.

February 8, 2024, 6:30am Clark County News

Phil Zorich pointed to dark-green kale leaves poking from a garden bed he built. Read story

Ted Schatz of Vancouver cruises on a race style stand-up paddleboard at Vancouver Lake on Wednesday morning. The Clark County Council on Tuesday approved a new contract for Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership&rsquo;s education programs at the popular recreation area.

Clark County Council OKs Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership’s education program at Vancouver Lake

Ted Schatz of Vancouver cruises on a race style stand-up paddleboard at Vancouver Lake on Wednesday morning. The Clark County Council on Tuesday approved a new contract for Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership&rsquo;s education programs at the popular recreation area.

February 8, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

Clark County students and residents will continue to have access to Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership’s education program for Vancouver Lake now that the county council has approved a 2½-year agreement. The council approved the contract, valued at $175,000, during its regular meeting Tuesday. Read story