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Vancouver pursuit goes into Portland, spurs kidnapping investigation

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April 6, 2019, 10:27am Clark County News

A woman was detained early Saturday morning and is being investigated in a potential kidnapping after she allegedly led a Clark County sheriff's deputy on a car chase that went into Portland. Read story

Orchards: Orchards KinderCare Learning Center prekindergarten teacher Kimberly Green was surprised with KinderCare Education’s Legacy Award and a $5,000 check during a Dr. Seuss party in her class.

Orchards pre-K teacher earns legacy award, $5,000

Orchards: Orchards KinderCare Learning Center prekindergarten teacher Kimberly Green was surprised with KinderCare Education’s Legacy Award and a $5,000 check during a Dr. Seuss party in her class.

April 6, 2019, 5:57am Community

Orchards — On March 8, Orchards KinderCare Learning Center prekindergarten teacher Kimberly Green was hosting a Dr. Seuss party with her students so they could celebrate one of their favorite authors. The guests at the party were leaders from KinderCare’s corporate office in Portland, who were there to surprise her… Read story

Katie Didyk of Battle Ground holds her son Benny, 9 months, and reads with her son Artem, 4, at the Battle Ground Community Library, which will close for three weeks starting Monday for upgrades, one of which is rearranging furniture to make the children’s area more comfortable for families. While Battle Ground will have some minor upgrades, Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is also in the process of trying to build four new buildings to increase services around the county.

Libraries hustling, growing to keep up with demand

Katie Didyk of Battle Ground holds her son Benny, 9 months, and reads with her son Artem, 4, at the Battle Ground Community Library, which will close for three weeks starting Monday for upgrades, one of which is rearranging furniture to make the children’s area more comfortable for families. While Battle Ground will have some minor upgrades, Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is also in the process of trying to build four new buildings to increase services around the county.

April 5, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

BATTLE GROUND -- It's a busy time for Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries, and not solely due to Michelle Obama. Read story

Hockinson High School paraeducator Angela Stanek, left, helps Natalie Zapata, 19, with a coffee order while working at the school’s coffee cart, which is run by the 18-21 transition program. Stanek is one of two paraeducators for the program, which has six students this year, and is expected to grow next school year.

Cuts loom for Hockinson School District if levies fail in April

Hockinson High School paraeducator Angela Stanek, left, helps Natalie Zapata, 19, with a coffee order while working at the school’s coffee cart, which is run by the 18-21 transition program. Stanek is one of two paraeducators for the program, which has six students this year, and is expected to grow next school year.

March 29, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

BRUSH PRAIRIE — More than 40 school districts around the state ran programs and operations levies on Feb. 13, but Hockinson School District was the only one in the state where the measure didn’t pass. Read story

Everybody has a Story: ‘Troublemakers’ get special place on Mount Hood Railroad

March 23, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

It was fall. Wood smoke perfumed the air, and the days started cold and turned into glorious warm afternoons. The kind of weather that makes one yearn for adventure and excitement. Read story

Thai tea and hot and sour soup at Lucky House.

Lucky House a hidden Chinese gem

Thai tea and hot and sour soup at Lucky House.

March 22, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

Lucky House is tucked away in an old strip mall next to state Highway 500 and Gher Road. It is easy to miss unless you are looking for it. The restaurant offers a full selection of Chinese favorites seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Read story

Efraim Greenberg, 10, stands next to his father, Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg, as the rabbi reads in Hebrew from the Megillah, the Book of Esther, to commemorate Purim, a joy-filled Jewish holiday.

Brush Prairie synagogue celebrates holiday of Purim

Efraim Greenberg, 10, stands next to his father, Rabbi Shmulik Greenberg, as the rabbi reads in Hebrew from the Megillah, the Book of Esther, to commemorate Purim, a joy-filled Jewish holiday.

March 21, 2019, 8:36pm Churches & Religion

BRUSH PRAIRIE — The Book of Esther is a classic tale of good triumphing over evil and reads much like an amazing, dramatic Disney play, said Tzivie Greenberg, co-director of the Chabad Jewish Center in Brush Prairie. Read story

Law enforcement officials work at the scene of an officer-involved shooting at 11518 Northeast 126th Avenue in Brush Prairie on Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2018.

Prosecutors: Shooting by Clark County deputy justified in June incidentvideo icon

Law enforcement officials work at the scene of an officer-involved shooting at 11518 Northeast 126th Avenue in Brush Prairie on Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2018.

March 13, 2019, 8:16pm Clark County News

A Clark County sheriff’s deputy who fought and then shot a man during a disturbance call at a Brush Prairie home June 13 acted appropriately in using deadly force, according to a review by county prosecutors. Read story

Vancouver wins $7 million in grants for stormwater project

March 4, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver will receive more than $7 million in grant money from the state Department of Ecology for stormwater improvement projects and activities, the city announced last week. Read story

Five Corners: Sunset Elementary School student Brandon Martin with some of the sweet potatoes from the most recent Harvest of the Month at Evergreen Public Schools.

Sunset Elementary students sweet on sweet potatoes

Five Corners: Sunset Elementary School student Brandon Martin with some of the sweet potatoes from the most recent Harvest of the Month at Evergreen Public Schools.

March 2, 2019, 5:57am Community

Five Corners — Sunset Elementary School played host to the most recent Harvest of the Month, courtesy of Washington State University Extension’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Evergreen Public Schools’ Chartwells food service. This month’s local harvest was sweet potatoes, and approximately 500 students were served roasted sweet potatoes.… Read story