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Future Vancouver homeowners excited as work begins at Habitat for Humanity’s Johnson Village

December 2, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

When a friend encouraged Karla Alvarado Martinez to apply for homeownership through Evergreen Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that builds and rehabilitates homes in Clark County, Martinez didn’t think… Read story

Clark County Food Bank sets sights expanding capacity, meeting county’s growing needs

November 29, 2022, 4:39pm Clark County News

Huddled together under a tent in the rain, community members watched as construction of the new Vision Center at the Clark County Food Bank began Tuesday morning while a group… Read story

Clark County organizations participate in Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Nonprofits across the county, state, nation and world are participating in the 10th annual Giving Tuesday campaign, a day promoting charitable donations on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Read story

Dan Ratermann talks about the work that went into building toys at Affinity at Vancouver. Members of the retirement community built and painted the wooden toys and are donating them to the Children's Center.

Vancouver toymakers bring joy to kids at Children’s Center

Dan Ratermann talks about the work that went into building toys at Affinity at Vancouver. Members of the retirement community built and painted the wooden toys and are donating them to the Children's Center.

November 28, 2022, 5:39pm Clark County News

Some of Santa’s elves were hard at work this year, building toys for children in Clark County. The toymaker elves at Affinity at Vancouver, a local senior living community, built 46 wooden toys to donate to the Children’s Center. Read story

The Vancouver Housing Authority received a grant from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation on Wednesday at the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at ilani.

Cowlitz Tribe hands out $2.5 million in grants from its foundation

The Vancouver Housing Authority received a grant from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation on Wednesday at the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at ilani.

November 26, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Members of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and the community gathered to honor recipients of the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation grants at the ilani annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday. Read story

A line of people in need gather outside FISH of Vancouver as they prepare to grocery shop the day before Thanksgiving.

Walk & Knock of Clark County returns to porch pickup, is seeking volunteers

A line of people in need gather outside FISH of Vancouver as they prepare to grocery shop the day before Thanksgiving.

November 25, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

The annual Interservice Walk & Knock of Clark County is back with porch pickup this year following a pandemic-caused hiatus, and organizers are seeking volunteers to help. Read story

Bryon Ledin of Clark Public Utilities, left, works with colleague Spencer Fix as they test colorful holiday lights at Esther Short Park on Monday afternoon. The Rotary Community Tree Lighting will kick off at 4 p.m. Friday after a two-year hiatus from its in-person celebrations.

After 2-year hiatus, Vancouver tree-lighting ceremony returns to Esther Short Park

Bryon Ledin of Clark Public Utilities, left, works with colleague Spencer Fix as they test colorful holiday lights at Esther Short Park on Monday afternoon. The Rotary Community Tree Lighting will kick off at 4 p.m. Friday after a two-year hiatus from its in-person celebrations.

November 23, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

After a two-year hiatus, Vancouver residents can crowd around Esther Short Park’s grand holiday tree and see Santa Claus light its multicolored lights. Read story

Be a Santa to a Senior returns for 14th year

November 22, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Be a Santa to a Senior is back for its 14th year in Vancouver, with a goal of collecting gifts for more than 250 seniors in Vancouver, according to a press release. Read story

Pablo Rodriguez, who escaped Cuba as a child with his family and is now experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, crosses the street while helping to clean litter, graffiti, signs and stickers downtown on a Monday afternoon. Rodriguez currently works part time at Vancouver's Downtown Association keeping the downtown area in top condition.

‘A learning experience’: U.S. Army veteran coming back from homelessness in Vancouver

Pablo Rodriguez, who escaped Cuba as a child with his family and is now experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, crosses the street while helping to clean litter, graffiti, signs and stickers downtown on a Monday afternoon. Rodriguez currently works part time at Vancouver's Downtown Association keeping the downtown area in top condition.

November 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Pablo Rodriguez has endured enough life battles to make anyone bitter. He escaped his home country of Cuba as a young boy, served in the Army for five years of active duty and slept on the streets of Vancouver after becoming homeless earlier this year. Read story

Labels personalized this tuxedo shirt of Frank Sinatra's.

Clark County woman’s prized Sinatra tuxedo shirt auctioned for charity

Labels personalized this tuxedo shirt of Frank Sinatra's.

November 20, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

A Clark County woman will auction a cherished memento from a childhood hero to raise money for the Arthur D. Curtis Children’s Justice Center. Read story