Sheriff’s Office Recruitment Night

January 31st, 2018|Blog, Clark County, Government|

The Clark County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Deputy Sheriff recruitment night next Wednesday, February 7. The Sheriff's Office has immediate openings for the position of Enforcement Deputy Sheriff. To work towards filling that need, the Sheriff's Office is hosting a free informational workshop...

Did Local Politics Gut the Summer Cruisin’ Event

June 20th, 2017|Blog, Clark County, Government, Local Events, People, Top News|

You've likely heard some of the hubbub surrounding what's happening around one of Summer's most popular events - Cruisin' the Gut. We received some information from the event organizer which lays out what happened to the event and what might be happening next.Having spent *years* of my youth cruising those very same streets - ah, the old '71 Camaro, shown sans engine during a rebuild - oh, to have that one back... sigh :) - this event was a real joy to watch unfold each year. I'm really disappointed it came to this, and I am hopeful that the folks at the City see the benefit of extending the same financial support to this event as they do for the arts, music, theater and other important events happening in the downtown core.

Swim Season: Parks and Rec Hiring Lifeguards

May 3rd, 2017|Blog, Government, Parks and Recreation, People|

The City of Vancouver's Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a busy summer season and is now hiring more than 75 part-time lifeguards and swim lesson instructors at the Marshall and Firstenburg community centers.Vancouver Parks and Recreation will hold a one-day aquatics hiring event at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at the Firstenburg Community Center, 700 NE 136th Ave. Interviews will begin at 3 p.m. and required swim tests will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Battle Ground Tree Lighting and Spirit of Giving

November 30th, 2016|Blog, Clark County, Government, Parks and Recreation|

Battle Ground's 27th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration in the Spirit of Giving will be held on Friday, December 2nd, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Battle Ground Community Center, located at 912 E. Main Street in the historic Old Town district of Battle Ground.This traditional community celebration begins outdoors with caroling led by the Battle Ground High School Jazz Choir. Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to arrive about 5:45 PM via Fire District 3 Engine to greet all the children and light the tree.

Sorenson Park Celebration

November 30th, 2016|Blog, Clark County, Government, Parks and Recreation|

After nearly 13 years, thousands of volunteer hours, and the dedicated work of neighborhood and community leaders, Sorenson Park is finally set to open. The Felida-area park will host a Ribbon Cutting event on Saturday, December 3, starting at 1:30PM. Felida Neighborhood Association President Milada Allen, Park Advisory Board Co-Chair Barbara Anderson, and Sorenson Park Co-Chair A.J. Sallee will share stories about the history of the Park and the uphill battle to get it built.Sorenson Park is located at NW 26th Avenue and NW 109th Street.

CRESA 2016 Community Open House

September 7th, 2016|Blog, Clark County, Government, Local Events|

Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) will open its doors to the public during our annual CRESA Community EXPO on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The event will take place on 13th Street in Vancouver, between Franklin and Ingalls.September always has a special place for emergency response agencies as it signals National Preparedness Month which is celebrated annually throughout the month.

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