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Patrick Quinlan, from left, and Linda Karschney of Living Hope Church chat with Mandi Holper as she settles in for the evening with her dog, Baby, at a temporary homeless encampment outside the church on May 5.

Vancouver-sanctioned homeless camp granted extension

Patrick Quinlan, from left, and Linda Karschney of Living Hope Church chat with Mandi Holper as she settles in for the evening with her dog, Baby, at a temporary homeless encampment outside the church on May 5.

July 5, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver’s first sanctioned homeless camp, a temporary tent encampment at Living Hope Church, will remain open through the end of July. Read story

You Can Help

July 4, 2020, 6:04am Community

Clark County Court Appointed Special Advocate is hosting multiple one-hour online informational sessions for interested volunteers or community members who want to learn more about the program. Read story

Letter carriers donate $10,000 to Clark County Food Bank

July 4, 2020, 6:02am Community

MINNEHAHA — The National Association of Letter Carriers Local Branch 1104 weren’t able to hold their usual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive this year, usually held on the second Saturday in May, due to COVID-19, but they were still able to make a $10,000 donation from their general fund. Read story

Evergreen Education Association donates to community groups

June 20, 2020, 6:05am Community

CENTRAL VANCOUVER — Members from the Evergreen Education Association recently donated to local community organizations in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Susan Immer and Larry Juday.

Applause

Susan Immer and Larry Juday.

June 20, 2020, 6:00am Community

Humane Society volunteers nationally recognized Read story

Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools fundraiser raises over $250,000

June 6, 2020, 6:00am Community

BAGLEY DOWNS — Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools’ annual fundraiser raised more than $250,000 in donations from businesses and individuals through an online giving event. Read story

A flag promoting the All In WA relief effort flies Wednesday atop the Space Needle in Seattle. Southwest Washington is participating in the statewide campaign aimed at helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Ted S.

Southwest Washington gets in on All In WA drive

A flag promoting the All In WA relief effort flies Wednesday atop the Space Needle in Seattle. Southwest Washington is participating in the statewide campaign aimed at helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Ted S.

May 30, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Health

Southwest Washington joined the statewide philanthropic campaign All In WA aimed at helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Tyler Chavers, Vancouver's homeless assistance response team officer, left, talks with Shawn Fernandez during the 2020 Point in Time count near Leverich Park on Jan. 30.

Point in Time count finds more unsheltered people in Clark County

Tyler Chavers, Vancouver's homeless assistance response team officer, left, talks with Shawn Fernandez during the 2020 Point in Time count near Leverich Park on Jan. 30.

May 28, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Although a survey found that the overall number of homeless people dropped 4 percent this year in Clark County, it found more people living without shelter. Read story

Tyler Taplin, left, and Chad Calhoun make their beds inside the Winter Hospitality Overflow Shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in December. Nearly 11,000 safe sleeps occurred at St. Paul or St. Andrew Lutheran Church last winter.

In Clark County, coronavirus pandemic shows that ‘housing is health care’

Tyler Taplin, left, and Chad Calhoun make their beds inside the Winter Hospitality Overflow Shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in December. Nearly 11,000 safe sleeps occurred at St. Paul or St. Andrew Lutheran Church last winter.

May 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

In a way, it’s still winter — at least when it comes to the seasonal shelter system. Some wintertime shelter facilities in Clark County remain open due to COVID-19. The Winter Hospitality Overflow shelter serving families at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Orchards is open but at reduced capacity to… Read story

New calls for home-delivered meals for seniors tapering off in Clark County

May 23, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

New applications for Meals on Wheels People’s home-delivered meals for seniors are tapering off, similar to the trend that the Department of Social and Health Services is seeing with food stamps. Read story