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Fire Marshal Chris Drone, left, and Risk Specialist Jacob Guisinger lead a wildfire survey at a rural home on Thursday afternoon.

What’s your wildfire-risk score? Fire District 3 can tell you

Fire Marshal Chris Drone, left, and Risk Specialist Jacob Guisinger lead a wildfire survey at a rural home on Thursday afternoon.

August 17, 2018, 10:14pm Clark County News

Some of the most effective firefighting happens well before the flaming front is bearing down on a house, which is why Clark County Fire District 3 staff are going door to door in parts of the district to help residents assess and deal with wildfire risk factors around their homes. Read story

VanGelder, co-president of the Proebstel Neighborhood Association, stops outside the Creekside Country Market to point out how bad traffic has gotten at nearby intersections. He worries that a rezoning proposal will make things worse.

Pondering the future of Proebstel

VanGelder, co-president of the Proebstel Neighborhood Association, stops outside the Creekside Country Market to point out how bad traffic has gotten at nearby intersections. He worries that a rezoning proposal will make things worse.

August 15, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Life

Despite all the growth in Clark County, Proebstel, an unincorporated community just east of Vancouver, still feels pretty country. Large grass-covered lots line state Highway 500, the arterial that runs through it. There’s a “country market,” a church, a few businesses and farms offering blueberries or eggs. The area’s even… Read story

Hockinson special-ed classroom stays put

August 12, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

Plans to move a special-education classroom at Hockinson Heights Elementary School for the upcoming school year were canceled after pushback from a group of parents. Read story

Annette North, co-owner of Rusty Gold in Orchards, polishes a pair of hand-carved, vintage ducks. The store is the revenue arm for the Clark County Christian Center, which had to close its previous thrift store This-N-That. “We’re getting back on our feet,” North said.

New thrift store opens after setback with This-N-That

Annette North, co-owner of Rusty Gold in Orchards, polishes a pair of hand-carved, vintage ducks. The store is the revenue arm for the Clark County Christian Center, which had to close its previous thrift store This-N-That. “We’re getting back on our feet,” North said.

August 2, 2018, 5:58am Clark County Business

Months after their thrift store This-N-That had to close, the Clark County Christian Center has struck gold — Rusty Gold. Read story

Orchards: Susan Mangin’s Imagine It, Design It, Make It class at Heritage High School, and some of the wood cars and trucks they made, about half of which were donated to YWCA Clark County’s Safechoice program for children affected by domestic violence.

Heritage High School students build wood cars, donate them to shelter

Orchards: Susan Mangin’s Imagine It, Design It, Make It class at Heritage High School, and some of the wood cars and trucks they made, about half of which were donated to YWCA Clark County’s Safechoice program for children affected by domestic violence.

July 18, 2018, 6:03am Community

Susan Mangin’s Imagine It, Design It, Make It class spent about nine weeks imagining, designing and making 40 trucks and cars out of wood. Read story

Five Corners: Volunteers serving food at the Cascade Park Kiwanis Club’s annual foster kids barbecue, where they served food to more than 420 children, families and volunteers.

Cascade Park Kiwanis Club hosts barbecue for foster kids

Five Corners: Volunteers serving food at the Cascade Park Kiwanis Club’s annual foster kids barbecue, where they served food to more than 420 children, families and volunteers.

July 18, 2018, 6:01am Community

Cascade Park Kiwanis Club members hosted the club’s annual barbecue for foster children, serving food to more then 420 kids, families and volunteers at Crossroads Community Church on June 21. Read story

Fire District 3 offering wildfire safety surveys

July 14, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

 Clark County Fire District 3 is offering district residents free consultations with district specialists to help determine their homes' risk to damage from wildfires. Read story

Susan Sanders, a previous participant in several county garden tours, welcomes visitors to her downtown Vancouver garden.

Natural Garden Tour: Greener approaches to greenery

Susan Sanders, a previous participant in several county garden tours, welcomes visitors to her downtown Vancouver garden.

July 13, 2018, 6:04am Clark County Life

Every year, Clark County Public Health coordinates a do-it-yourself driving tour so residents can learn what their neighbors are doing to save the Earth — one blade of grass, flower garden, vegetable patch and backyard bird sanctuary at a time. Read story

Daybreak Youth Services receives $100,000 grant

July 12, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

One of nearly 350 nonprofits in contention, Daybreak Youth Services received one of five $100,000 grants from Seattle-based Washington Women’s Foundation. Read story

Raul Flores makes a first appearance Friday morning, June 29, 2018, in Clark County Superior Court in Vancouver.

Vancouver man arraigned in Brush Prairie murder case

Raul Flores makes a first appearance Friday morning, June 29, 2018, in Clark County Superior Court in Vancouver.

July 11, 2018, 3:51pm Clark County News

A man charged in connection with a fatal shooting in Brush Prairie, in what Washington State Patrol troopers have called a drug deal gone wrong, was arraigned Wednesday. Read story