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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

New shelter to be named for late teacher, activist Bertha Cain Baugh

March 14, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Of course, the property needed a name other than “the former Howard Johnson hotel.” Read story

Operator selected for new homeless shelter near Vancouver Mall

March 5, 2021, 6:02am Churches & Religion

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington has been selected to operate a noncongregate shelter near Vancouver Mall for people who are unhoused. Read story

A student looks over math problems on the whiteboard at the Learning Support Center, which is part of the Family Promise of Clark County's FP Cares Educational Services that launched in November.

Camas-based nonprofit helps homeless students succeed

A student looks over math problems on the whiteboard at the Learning Support Center, which is part of the Family Promise of Clark County's FP Cares Educational Services that launched in November.

February 28, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Imagine being homeless and still having to do school work in order to graduate. Or just advance to the next grade level. Read story

CDM Caregiving Services employee Ginger Barnwell picks up six meals for seniors in need at Pizzeria La Sorrentina in Vancouver.

Providing food to Clark County seniors in need boosts eateries

CDM Caregiving Services employee Ginger Barnwell picks up six meals for seniors in need at Pizzeria La Sorrentina in Vancouver.

February 26, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Start with one drop in the bucket, pass it on to another bucket, and then cook and feed. Read story

Price Foundation taking grant applications

February 20, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The Honorable Frank L. and Arlene G. Price Foundation announced Friday that it is preparing to award grants for the 2021 year to charitable organizations in Clark and Cowlitz counties that meet the foundation criteria. Read story

Community Foundation for Southwest Washington opens 2021 grant program

February 19, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has opened applications for its 2021 Focus Grant program. Read story

Vancouver Housing Authority names newest homeless shelter

February 18, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Vancouver Housing Authority will name its newest homeless shelter after Bertha Baugh, a founding member of the NAACP Vancouver branch. Read story

People in need enjoy a meal from Free Hot Soup Vancouver as the porch light of Share House is illuminated in downtown Vancouver.

‘Equity, inclusion’ key in new Share mission statement

People in need enjoy a meal from Free Hot Soup Vancouver as the porch light of Share House is illuminated in downtown Vancouver.

February 12, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Share Vancouver’s new mission is to include everyone. Read story