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Reprint of hometown newspaper among events celebrating 97th birthday of Vancouver WWII veteran

June 1, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Frank Wallace watched as 500 copies of his hometown’s newspaper, dated from May 30, 1925, zoomed on belts overhead. Read story

Red remembrance: Clark County groups craft paper poppies to remember WWI’s fallen

May 16, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Vibrant red poppies, symbolizing bloodshed from World War I, must be assembled delicately. Read story

Clark County Council seeking historic grants applications

June 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

The Clark County Council is accepting applications for the Historical Promotion Grants program. Under the program, local organizations are eligible to receive grants for historic preservation and programs, including preservation of historic documents. Read story

On the right, Kenneth Teter, once a Vancouver city councilman (1956-1963), stands beside an unidentified man examining an unfortunately worded sign (from today's perspective) donated by the Rotary Club describing the Hudson's Bay Company employees' village that once stood outside Fort Vancouver.

Clark County History: Kanaka Village

On the right, Kenneth Teter, once a Vancouver city councilman (1956-1963), stands beside an unidentified man examining an unfortunately worded sign (from today's perspective) donated by the Rotary Club describing the Hudson's Bay Company employees' village that once stood outside Fort Vancouver.

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Only a few visitors and scattered historical documents called the rough dwellings outside Fort Vancouver “Kanaka Village.”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 of houses “the village.” Read story

Clark County Historic Preservation Commission seeks applicants

April 21, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The deadline to apply for a seat on the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission is fast approaching. The commission has two positions available, each for a three-year term that begins July 1. The application deadline is 5 p.m. April 29. 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

Clark County Historic Preservation Commission seeks applicants

April 5, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County is accepting applications for two seats on the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission. Both positions have three-year terms that begin July 1. Read story

Ryan Hickey, operations specialist with the city of Camas, shows where damage had previously been located on a World War II memorial for mill workers in Camas. The memorial is being moved to the city's Crown Park.

World War II memorial in Camas moving to Crown Park

Ryan Hickey, operations specialist with the city of Camas, shows where damage had previously been located on a World War II memorial for mill workers in Camas. The memorial is being moved to the city's Crown Park.

January 12, 2022, 5:47pm Clark County News

Camas’ Crown Park will soon showcase a memorial honoring 22 Camas paper mill employees who lost their lives serving in the armed forces during World War II. Read story

After surviving a failed Arctic expedition aboard a ship seeking the Northwest Passage in 1831, Forbes Barclay worked for a decade as a surgeon for the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Vancouver until the company moved its headquarters to Canada in 1850. At that time, he moved his family south to Oregon City, Ore. (Contributed by St.

Clark County History: Forbes Barclay

After surviving a failed Arctic expedition aboard a ship seeking the Northwest Passage in 1831, Forbes Barclay worked for a decade as a surgeon for the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Vancouver until the company moved its headquarters to Canada in 1850. At that time, he moved his family south to Oregon City, Ore. (Contributed by St.

November 28, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

An unnamed boatswain lost a lottery during the Canadian Arctic winter of 1831-32, which meant his life. The ship, Victory, frozen in ice at Felix Harbour, couldn’t be freed until the spring thaw. Explorer John Ross, the captain, had failed his second attempt to find and explore the Northwest Passage… Read story

Vietnam War veteran Bob Ferguson of Vancouver talks about one of his self-published books. He enjoys sharing his stories and sees them as a way to keep history alive.

Two Vancouver veterans recount their service

Vietnam War veteran Bob Ferguson of Vancouver talks about one of his self-published books. He enjoys sharing his stories and sees them as a way to keep history alive.

November 11, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Veterans Day pays tribute to American soldiers, both living and dead, whose experiences are complex and varied based on when, where and why they served. There is a sentiment, however, that weaves a common thread through these themes of war and peacetime: Their experience served as a valuable life lesson. Read story