Team Mean Machine's Power Pivot
Students from Camas and Washougal schools in Washington developed a rotational device that allows for those with mobility limitations to easily transition in and out of a wheelchair.
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Wapato planting at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife RefugeSam Robinson, Chinook Indian Nation vice chairman, performs the song "The Changer" — which honors upcoming change — at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge east of Washougal on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Robinson represents the five tribes of the lower Columbia River, which includes the Cathlamet, Willapa and Lower Chinook tribes in Washington and the Clatsop and Wahkiakum tribes in Oregon. Collectively, their territory stretched from present-day Kalama to Willapa Bay.
November 23, 2021
Family boat Corahleen returns to water after restorationRick Bishoprick’s father and grandfather built the Corahleen and launched her in 1957. But since 1994, Corahleen has sat on a trailer, parked in Washougal and Ridgefield as it slowly underwent repairs, work done mostly by Bishoprick and his dad. After Stan Bishoprick died in 2013, Rick took on the restoration effort.
June 22, 2021
Welcome to NewsroomA walk through The Columbian's Newsroom during a pandemic by Assistant Mero Editor Will Campbell
September 18, 2020
Highland-style neighborhood concertLogan and Daniel Gillespie play bagpipes and the snare drum for their neighborhood in Battle Ground on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
April 17, 2020
Bridging the Border: A Family DividedIn 2017, a Vancouver family’s life was upended. Ramon Flores-Garcia, an undocumented immigrant who had lived in the United States for 20 years and in Clark County, Washington, for nearly a decade, was on a business trip to Everett. There, he stayed at a Motel 6, whose employees gave his information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He was deported to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, leaving behind his wife, seven children and community ties. Flores now lives in Tijuana, Mexico. His wife and children have left the Vancouver area and live in Chula Vista, Calif., to be closer to him. We parallel their lives on opposite sides of the border, exploring how they’ve managed a family split in two. (Amanda Cowan and Jessica Prokop of The Columbian. Produced with assistance from the Pulitzer Center.)
December 22, 2019
Yacolt Coffee RoasterAn antique coffee roaster prepares a batch of whole coffee beans at Millars Wood Roaster Coffee in Yacolt, Wash. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)
December 21, 2019
Being Three: Part ThreeIn the third installment of this four-part series, Tobias Adams, 3, of Minnehaha learns social skills as he goes to school for the first time, takes part in Halloween with his family and gets his own room. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)
December 21, 2019
Highlights: Union boys soccer tops Olympia 1-0 to earn state berth
Highlights from the Class 4A boys soccer bi-district playoffs between No. 5 Olympia and No. 4 Union on May 7, 2022, at McKenzie ...
Highlights: Columbia River tops Tumwater in 2A district boys soccer championshipHighlights from Columbia River's 3-0 win over Tumwater in the Class 2A boys soccer district championship game on May 14, ...
May 15, 2022
Highlights: Columbia River captures 2A district baseball titleHighlights from Columbia River's 5-2 win over Tumwater in the Class 2A district championship game on May 13, 2022, ...
May 14, 2022
La Center baseball wins second district titleJustin Fuller, left, and Alex Mora talk about La Center's 3-0 win over Elma in the district title game on Friday, May 13, 2022.
May 13, 2022
Highlights: Puyallup boys soccer prevails over Union in PKs to win bi-district titleHighlights from Puyallup's 2-1 win over Union in the Class 4A bi-district championship game on May 12, 2022, at Sparks Stadium ...
May 13, 2022
Highlights: Skyview softball wraps up GSHL title, stays undefeatedHighlights from Skyview's 2-0 win over Battle Ground on April 29, 2022, at Battle Ground High School. With the win, the Storm ...
April 30, 2022
Highlights: Mountain View baseball clinches share of 3A GSHL titleHighlights from Mountain View's 7-1 win over Heritage on April 27, 2022 at Union High School, which clinched a share of the 3A ...
April 28, 2022
Highlights: Ridgefield softball stays unbeaten with win over Columbia RiverHighlights of Ridgefield's 2-1 win over Columbia River in a 2A Greater St. Helens League game on April 22, 2022, at Ridgefield ...
April 23, 2022