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Priscilla Plummer, left, spends most of her time in Africa, but she and her sisters kept her childhood home, where she stays when she's in Vancouver and has long provided hospitality to travelers. Plummer founded Global Sojourns Giving Circle, which aims to improve gender equity in Southern Africa. The nonprofit recently hired its first executive director, Paul Ventura, right.

Grant gives Vancouver-based nonprofit more traction to help girls in Africa

Priscilla Plummer, left, spends most of her time in Africa, but she and her sisters kept her childhood home, where she stays when she's in Vancouver and has long provided hospitality to travelers. Plummer founded Global Sojourns Giving Circle, which aims to improve gender equity in Southern Africa. The nonprofit recently hired its first executive director, Paul Ventura, right.

July 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Born and raised in Vancouver, Priscilla Plummer founded an organization 14 years ago to mentor girls in Africa. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (AP Photo/Ted S.

Clark County groups join petition asking Inslee to lift eviction ban on county-by-county basis

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (AP Photo/Ted S.

June 29, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

Gov. Jay Inslee has once again extended the deadline for a statewide ban on evictions, extending for three months protections for tenants unable to pay rent. He issued the proclamation just a few days before the eviction moratorium had been set to expire on Wednesday. Read story

Kaelyn White, center, receives her STAR Scholarship from Chapter DY, P.E.O. P.E.O.

Spotlight on Youth

Kaelyn White, center, receives her STAR Scholarship from Chapter DY, P.E.O. P.E.O.

June 5, 2021, 6:03am Community

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Ginn Group, which has a number of projects under construction in Clark County including Miles Terrace, is partnering with  the Vancouver Housing Authority and a Boys and Girls Club on an affordable housing project.

Developer Ginn Group, VHA, Boys & Girls Clubs partner for east Vancouver housing, club facility

Ginn Group, which has a number of projects under construction in Clark County including Miles Terrace, is partnering with  the Vancouver Housing Authority and a Boys and Girls Club on an affordable housing project.

May 25, 2021, 6:04am Business

Vancouver-based developer Ginn Group has submitted a preliminary application for a commercial and residential subdivision in east Vancouver called Tapestry Square, located near the Walmart Supercenter toward the eastern end of the Fourth Plain corridor. Read story

Vancouver resident Jane Jacobsen, from left, congratulates Michele and Greg Goodwin at an event at the Hilton Vancouver Washington in June 2017.

Community activist Jane Jacobsen dies at 72

Vancouver resident Jane Jacobsen, from left, congratulates Michele and Greg Goodwin at an event at the Hilton Vancouver Washington in June 2017.

May 24, 2021, 6:19pm Business

Known for her many contributions to the community, including “willing into existence” the Confluence art installations and Vancouver Waterfront Park, Jane Jacobsen died at home on Saturday morning. She was 72. Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

May 23, 2021, 6:03am Business Briefs

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May 22, 2021, 6:05am Community

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People in Business

May 16, 2021, 6:03am Business

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ORCHARDS: Eighth-grade students at Covington Middle School use stream tables purchased by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in a STEM lab lesson about erosion.

Evergreen School District Foundation awarded grant for STEM program

ORCHARDS: Eighth-grade students at Covington Middle School use stream tables purchased by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in a STEM lab lesson about erosion.

May 15, 2021, 6:05am Community

ORCHARDS — The Evergreen School District Foundation was the recipient of a $2,500 grant from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, known as PhRMA, to support STEM programs for Covington Middle School students. Teacher Michelle Albright was awarded the grant to buy stream tables for her eighth-grade class as they… Read story

Haeng Chong, who's owned Fourth Plain One Hour Dry Cleaning for 40 years with his wife, pauses for a portrait Wednesday, May 12. Last year, Chong's business received $16,000 through a small business grant program that just reopened for a third time. Applications are due May 19.

Grants help small businesses in Fourth Plain corridor survive COVID-19

Haeng Chong, who's owned Fourth Plain One Hour Dry Cleaning for 40 years with his wife, pauses for a portrait Wednesday, May 12. Last year, Chong's business received $16,000 through a small business grant program that just reopened for a third time. Applications are due May 19.

May 13, 2021, 6:01am Business

In the 40 years that Haeng Chong has owned his Vancouver dry cleaning business, he’s never seen demand drop like this. Read story