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Historic Trust cancels Fourth of July fireworks at Fort Vancouver

May 10, 2022, 10:50am Clark County Life

A smaller, fireworks-free event at Fort Vancouver will replace the Independence Day fireworks extravaganza this summer after two years of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Clark County History: Kanaka Village

May 1, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Only a few visitors and scattered historical documents called the rough dwellings outside Fort Vancouver “Kanaka Village.” Instead, those living there in the Hudson’s Bay Company days called the grouping… Read story

Members of Artemis Patrol Troop 351 from southeast Portland celebrate as the fire they built burns through all three strings in a fire-building challenge during Saturday's camporee at Fort Vancouver.

Boy Scouts learn new skills during camporee at Fort Vancouver

Members of Artemis Patrol Troop 351 from southeast Portland celebrate as the fire they built burns through all three strings in a fire-building challenge during Saturday's camporee at Fort Vancouver.

April 30, 2022, 7:50pm Clark County Life

Nearly 1,000 Boy Scouts from across Washington and Oregon gathered Saturday at Fort Vancouver for a “camporee,” an overnight camping event for Scouts and their families to have a day of outdoor fun and education. Read story

Estelita Little Star Robinson, a U.S. Army veteran, looks to the sky while the drum and singing circle performs during the Chief Redheart ceremony Saturday at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The memorial event pays tribute to the Nez Perce tribal leader and his band of 33 members who were captured from their homeland in Idaho and imprisoned at Fort Vancouver in 1877.

Annual ceremony pays tribute to Nez Perce tribal heritage, culture

Estelita Little Star Robinson, a U.S. Army veteran, looks to the sky while the drum and singing circle performs during the Chief Redheart ceremony Saturday at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The memorial event pays tribute to the Nez Perce tribal leader and his band of 33 members who were captured from their homeland in Idaho and imprisoned at Fort Vancouver in 1877.

April 23, 2022, 6:52pm Clark County News

Sounds of ceremonial singing and rhythmic drumbeats hung through the air Saturday morning as members of the Nez Perce tribe dedicated the moment to their ancestors. Read story

Annual Chief Redheart observance set April 23

April 15, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

In the winter of 1877, the U.S. Army attempted to remove Nez Perce tribal members from their ancestral lands, resulting in the imprisonment of many members and death of an infant. Read story

Lance Thielen of Pacific Tech Construction, left, joins National Park Service archaeologist Doug Wilson, Fort Vancouver National Site Superintendent Tracy Fortmann and National Park Service Director Chuck Sams during a tour of Building 993 on Wednesday.

Barracks at Fort Vancouver to get new life from $15.2 million fund

Lance Thielen of Pacific Tech Construction, left, joins National Park Service archaeologist Doug Wilson, Fort Vancouver National Site Superintendent Tracy Fortmann and National Park Service Director Chuck Sams during a tour of Building 993 on Wednesday.

March 17, 2022, 7:23pm Clark County News

Instead of remaining idle, Fort Vancouver’s double infantry barracks is being renovated to continue its purpose as a public resource. Read story

An excavator works Wednesday at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Improvements are being made to East Fifth Street and a new parking lot is being added as part of a project scheduled for completion in September.

Work underway to improve parking, accessibility at Fort Vancouver

An excavator works Wednesday at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Improvements are being made to East Fifth Street and a new parking lot is being added as part of a project scheduled for completion in September.

January 27, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Workers last week began removing hazardous and invasive trees and shrubs and concrete slabs at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in preparation for construction to increase its accessibility. Read story

Above, seventh-grader Dezmynd Cantu, left, kneels to snap a photo while touring the bastion at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site with classmate Brianna Hoefliner and paraeducator Jared Miller-Price.

Students at Washington State School for the Blind celebrate independence

Above, seventh-grader Dezmynd Cantu, left, kneels to snap a photo while touring the bastion at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site with classmate Brianna Hoefliner and paraeducator Jared Miller-Price.

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 independence. Read story

Guests listen to National Park Service curator Meagan Huff talk about the work immigrants performed at Vancouver Barracks in the 1880s. The former Infantry Barracks in the background now serves as headquarters of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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

Guests listen to National Park Service curator Meagan Huff talk about the work immigrants performed at Vancouver Barracks in the 1880s. The former Infantry Barracks in the background now serves as headquarters of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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