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Students at Washington State School for the Blind celebrate independence

October 15, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

White Cane Day was first established as a holiday to promote the cane as a symbol of safety for the blind and visually impaired. Today, it’s become a symbol of… Read story

New walking tour at Vancouver Barracks examines American frontier life in the 1880s

July 17, 2021, 2:04pm Clark County News

After the Hudson’s Bay fur traders left Fort Vancouver, and long before the Doughboys of World War I arrived, Vancouver Barracks was an Army post in transition. Read story

A new outdoor exhibit at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site explores what life was like at the Army post in the 1880s.

New Fort Vancouver exhibit tells lesser-known tales

A new outdoor exhibit at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site explores what life was like at the Army post in the 1880s.

July 11, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

A new outdoor exhibit and walking tour at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site explores barracks life in the 1880s. 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

Memorial Day event set May 31 at Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks

May 21, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

A Memorial Day observance event will be held in Vancouver on Monday, May 31, to honor military members who died in the line of duty. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee talks to members of the media during a press conference about the "Take It Outside" program to prevent disease transmission. Also pictured are Tracy Fortmann, second from left, superintendent of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Stacey Graham, with scarf, interim president of The Historic Trust, Liz Luce of Friends of Fort Vancouver Historic Site and Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle.

In Vancouver stop Inslee urges outdoor gatherings to fight virus spread

Gov. Jay Inslee talks to members of the media during a press conference about the "Take It Outside" program to prevent disease transmission. Also pictured are Tracy Fortmann, second from left, superintendent of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Stacey Graham, with scarf, interim president of The Historic Trust, Liz Luce of Friends of Fort Vancouver Historic Site and Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle.

April 30, 2021, 8:11pm Clark County News

Gov. Jay Inslee visited Vancouver Friday afternoon to deliver a message: To gather, go outside. Read story

Prep highlights: Fort softball shows power in 23-8 win

March 30, 2021, 10:43pm Prep Sports

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Fireworks light the night sky to the delight of the crowd Thursday evening during Fourth of July festivities at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in 2019.

Fort Vancouver fireworks show canceled for 2nd year due to pandemic

Fireworks light the night sky to the delight of the crowd Thursday evening during Fourth of July festivities at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in 2019.

February 2, 2021, 1:00pm Clark County News

For the second year in a row, the skies over historic Fort Vancouver will stay dark and quiet on America’s birthday. Read story

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopens after pandemic closure

October 21, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopened Tuesday after a monthslong closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Input sought for Fort Vancouver National Historic Site accessibility project

September 26, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

Staff at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site are seeking public input on a draft plan to improve accessibility at the park. Read story