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Clark Public Utilities employee Lisa Larson pulls a Christmas tree from the bed of a truck in the Chuck's Produce parking lot in Hazel Dell.

Boy Scouts collect truckloads of old Christmas trees

Clark Public Utilities employee Lisa Larson pulls a Christmas tree from the bed of a truck in the Chuck's Produce parking lot in Hazel Dell.

January 4, 2020, 5:29pm Clark County News

Christmas tree disposal couldn’t be easier for Clark County residents: Just leave the tree out by the curb on the first Saturday in January, and at some point during the day a team of Boy Scout volunteers will drive by and grab it. Read story

Dancers move to Cliff McFall's rendition of Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me." Recovery Cafe Clark County offers karaoke jam sessions monthly.

Two Vancouver recovery centers want sobriety to have its fun moments

Dancers move to Cliff McFall's rendition of Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me." Recovery Cafe Clark County offers karaoke jam sessions monthly.

December 28, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Health

About a dozen people are gathered inside Recovery Café Clark County in Vancouver, eating sandwiches and chips and playing darts. Read story

Dan Peterson checks in at the front desk at the Navigation Center in Vancouver on Thursday. As Share starts to phase out of running the day center, the city of Vancouver is looking for new operators. All visitors must now check in at the beginning of the day with their ID badge and check out at the end of the day.

Vancouver’s Navigation Center sees changes after outcry from neighbors

Dan Peterson checks in at the front desk at the Navigation Center in Vancouver on Thursday. As Share starts to phase out of running the day center, the city of Vancouver is looking for new operators. All visitors must now check in at the beginning of the day with their ID badge and check out at the end of the day.

December 20, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Change is afoot at Vancouver's Navigation Center, the day center for people experiencing homelessness. Read story

Vancouver nonprofits get $5 million in grants, loans for affordable housing

December 19, 2019, 6:43pm Clark County News

The state Department of Commerce on Thursday announced more than $91 million in grants and loans for affordable housing projects, including $4.9 million for Vancouver. Read story

VHA awarded rental assistance for veterans

December 19, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday the award of about $4.3 million in rental assistance for veterans who are homeless or at risk or becoming homeless in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Read story

Marge Boulden, left, helps unload donated food at Chuck's Produce during the annual Walk & Knock food drive.

Walk & Knock collects 276,220 pounds of food during drive

Marge Boulden, left, helps unload donated food at Chuck's Produce during the annual Walk & Knock food drive.

December 18, 2019, 7:31pm Clark County News

This month’s Walk & Knock Food Drive collected more than 276,220 pounds of food for the Clark County Food Bank. Read story

Rico Roman, right, embraces his younger brother, Carlos Roman, during Monday's "Walls of Honor" event at the home being built for Rico Roman and his family east of Hockinson. The Gary Sinise Foundation, along with other donors, are building a specially adapted smart home for Rico Roman, a retired Army staff sergeant who had his lower left leg amputated after being injured in Iraq.

Gary Sinise Foundation building injured veteran new home near Hockinson

Rico Roman, right, embraces his younger brother, Carlos Roman, during Monday's "Walls of Honor" event at the home being built for Rico Roman and his family east of Hockinson. The Gary Sinise Foundation, along with other donors, are building a specially adapted smart home for Rico Roman, a retired Army staff sergeant who had his lower left leg amputated after being injured in Iraq.

December 16, 2019, 8:41am Clark County News

HOCKINSON — The interior walls in Rico Roman’s future home east of Hockinson are nothing more than wood studs. Read story

Camas police Officer Carlos Gonzalez, seated, reacts to his new mustache with other members of the Camas police force during a beard shaving fundraiser at Camas Barbershop on Wednesday. Cops in the department grew out their beards during No Shave November, and teamed with the barbershop to raise money on Wednesday for www.zerocancer.org, a nonprofit looking to end prostate cancer.

Camas police officers’ beards shaved for cancer charity

Camas police Officer Carlos Gonzalez, seated, reacts to his new mustache with other members of the Camas police force during a beard shaving fundraiser at Camas Barbershop on Wednesday. Cops in the department grew out their beards during No Shave November, and teamed with the barbershop to raise money on Wednesday for www.zerocancer.org, a nonprofit looking to end prostate cancer.

December 11, 2019, 8:03pm Clark County News

CAMAS — When Chuck Nadgwick woke up Wednesday, he noticed his family’s Elf on a Shelf had some new accoutrements: a razor and shaving cream. Read story

Roxie Olsen, left, passes donated food to Ali Parmenter during the Walk & Knock food drive on Saturday at Chuck's Produce. Olsen previously served as a Walk & Knock board member for 15 years. Now, she continues to volunteer.

Volunteers step up, help out during rainy Walk & Knock food drive

Roxie Olsen, left, passes donated food to Ali Parmenter during the Walk & Knock food drive on Saturday at Chuck's Produce. Olsen previously served as a Walk & Knock board member for 15 years. Now, she continues to volunteer.

December 7, 2019, 5:55pm Clark County News

A line of one dozen shopping carts, filled with donated food, tripled over the course of an hour outside Chuck's Produce in Salmon Creek on Saturday morning during the annual Walk & Knock food drive. Read story

You can help

December 7, 2019, 6:01am Community

Volunteer Connections/RSVP promotes volunteer opportunities. To see all the available opportunities, visit hsc-wa.org/volunteer-connections or call 360-735-3683. Read story