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Two petroglyphs to leave Grant House near Fort Vancouver to be closer to place of origin

July 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Two petroglyphs that have sat for decades outside the historic Grant House near Fort Vancouver are being returned closer to their place of origin. Read story

Fort Vancouver prepares to reopen with COVID-19 precautions

July 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

COVID-19 might have thrown a wrench into the usual activities at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site this year, but the sprawling green spaces and community gardens are far from empty. 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

Savath Khieu, 8, of Vancouver, a member of Cub Scout Pack 9, helps honor soldiers at Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery on Thursday afternoon.

VA assumes management of renamed Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery

Savath Khieu, 8, of Vancouver, a member of Cub Scout Pack 9, helps honor soldiers at Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery on Thursday afternoon.

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The historic military cemetery in Vancouver is now managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs instead of the Department of the Army, a change that will ease some restrictions over who can be laid to rest at the site. Read story

Girls basketball: Hudson’s Bay 49, Fort Vancouver 30

January 10, 2020, 10:19pm Prep Sports

HUDSON’S BAY 49, FORT VANCOUVER 30 — Missing leading scorer Jaydia Martin, the Eagles used strong nights from Kamelai Powell (14 points) and Paytin Ballard (12) to earn the 3A Greater St. Helens League win. Read story

Archaeologist Elaine Dorset walks to a construction site while working at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Wednesday morning.

Working in Clark County: Elaine Dorset, National Park Service archaeologist

Archaeologist Elaine Dorset walks to a construction site while working at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Wednesday morning.

December 16, 2019, 6:00am Business

When you hear “archaeologist,” some weathered, dirt-coated person, wearing clothing in various shades of brown, probably comes to mind. Maybe it’s a man with a 5 o’clock shadow, scratches and bruises from adventures in exotic places and an iconic brown fedora. Read story

Tanner Wingfield of Braun Construction works near the new entryway to the East Barracks area at Fort Vancouver National Site on Nov. 21 The project is one of several designed to adjust vehicle circulation around the area in accordance with the National Park Service's master plan.

Back to future at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Tanner Wingfield of Braun Construction works near the new entryway to the East Barracks area at Fort Vancouver National Site on Nov. 21 The project is one of several designed to adjust vehicle circulation around the area in accordance with the National Park Service's master plan.

December 1, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site has been a lot of things. Read story

Volunteer Reggie Coats, bottom in hat, speaks to a group about to begin a lantern tour while other visitors make their way around the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site with their lanterns, one evening in October 2017.

Lantern tours illuminate life at Fort Vancouver in 1840s

Volunteer Reggie Coats, bottom in hat, speaks to a group about to begin a lantern tour while other visitors make their way around the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site with their lanterns, one evening in October 2017.

November 14, 2019, 6:30am Clark County Life

If you want to get a real taste of what life at Fort Vancouver felt like nearly two centuries ago, try exploring the place in the darkness and hush of nighttime — with a simple candle lantern as your guide. Evening lantern tours of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site… Read story

A A 1918 Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" airplane that was dedicated as part of the exhibit at Pearson Air Museum on Saturday. Its paint scheme replicates an airplane that flew from Pearson Field in the early 1920s as part of the U.S. Army Air Reserve's 321st Observation Squadron.

1918 biplane joins exhibit at Pearson Air Museum

A A 1918 Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" airplane that was dedicated as part of the exhibit at Pearson Air Museum on Saturday. Its paint scheme replicates an airplane that flew from Pearson Field in the early 1920s as part of the U.S. Army Air Reserve's 321st Observation Squadron.

September 28, 2019, 7:14pm Clark County News

As Vancouver resident Paul Lawson examined a refurbished 1918 Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny” biplane at the Pearson Air Museum on Saturday, he recalled how his father told stories of buying one of the surplus planes from the military after World War I. Read story