Monday, December 9, 2019
Dec. 9, 2019

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Hayley Oja, from left, Arlene Rose and Musse Barclay at Hockinson High School with a new walker Rose purchased with money raised by two of her students. Rose is a substitute teacher who has a rare neurological disease that inhibits her ability to walk. The students raised money to help her purchase a walker and a wheelchair. (Photos by Nathan Howard/The Columbian)

Two Hockinson High School seniors helped substitute teacher buy an electric wheelchair

When Musse Barclay moved from Ethiopia to Clark County in 2008 to live with his adopted family, there were growing pains in his new environment.
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Several dozen people arrive at Providence Academy, completing a 1.6 mile-walk from the Vancouver waterfront on Sunday. The event was hosted by The Historic Trust and retraced the steps of the Sisters of Providence arrival in Vancouver in 1856. (Elayna Yussen for The Columbian)

Tour reflects on the 1856 arrival of the Sisters of Providence

As Richard Burrows prepared to begin a tour through hundreds of years of Vancouver history, he paused as a large commercial plane flew overhead.
Artist Erin Dengerink is more interested in time and transition than in permanence. Her ice-and-rock art installation at Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center is guaranteed to melt within a few days. (Steve Dipaola for The Columbian)

Time ‘a major element’ of art installation at Columbia Springs

Artists usually have longevity in mind when they’re making beautiful things. They want their creations to last.

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