Arbor Day is a national observance encouraging tree planting and proper tree care. Vancouver welcomes Arbor Month in April, with an Arbor Day recognition of dedicated Mac Award volunteers, at-home tree activities for the whole family, and self-guided tree tours throughout the community.
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The COVID-19 vaccination site at Tower Mall will have more than 4,000 first-dose appointments available
Which school’s Knowledge Bowl team just won its first-ever invitation to compete at the national level? If you answered Ridgefield High School, you would be correct. In an impressive win, RHS achieved the highest score in the entire state for the 2A division, earning the right to compete at nationals.
The Police Activities League of SW Washington is a non-profit organization that partners with law enforcement agencies to promote positive relationships between law enforcement officers and youth in the community through educational programs and recreational opportunities.
Most of the fundraising teams for the Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s (HSSW) Walk/Run for the Animals are dog and cat lovers – many who adopted their four-legged family members from HSSW. This year, however, dedicated volunteer foster dog parents came together to create the Walk/Run for the Animals’ first-ever Foster Dog fundraising team.
Vancouver’s Prevent Coalition has initiated the development of the second phase of its Locks Saves Lives campaign, which encourages families in Clark, Skamania, and Klickitat counties to keep their loved ones safe by storing their prescription medications in a locked location at home.
When Tony Marnella was approached with the idea of building a St. Jude Dream Home Showplace house, he didn’t hesitate before saying “Yes!” As one of the first Showplace homes in the Pacific Northwest, the goal is to donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the home to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to support their mission: Finding Cures. Saving Children.
Up to 12 months of rent and electric utility assistance for low-income persons in Clark County who have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will be available starting Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
Kids can challenge themselves each day during spring break with activities hosted by Battle Ground Parks & Recreation. From art projects and gardening to fitness and building, kids will create, grow, move, explore and share!
Usually, marshmallows, toothpicks, and Jell-O only get together at the dinner table. But at South Ridge Elementary School, marshmallows and toothpicks turned into tall buildings on the shaky, earthquake-prone ground of a pan of Jell-O.
After a year of Covid shutdown, the North Clark Historical Museum will be reopening. The Museum’s goal is to bring the past to life, starting with a display of antique quilts.
April First Friday in Downtown Camas brings an appreciation for the strong history of Camas and a celebration of the coming of Spring.
Am I dreaming? Someone pinch me….that is if you can catch me! The 7th Annual Couve Clover Run will be taking place on Sunday, March 21, 2021, with LIVE and virtual options to satisfy your racing needs. And, it looks like the weather will be perfect for race day.
The Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners approved allocation of $20 million in 2020 surplus
After top finishes at the Southwest Washington regional National History Day competition, 21 students from Battle Ground Public Schools’ middle schools have advanced to the state round to be held on May 1, 2021.
Youth Art Month started nationally in 1961 when the Council for Art Education and National Art Education Association named March as Youth Art Month to recognize art education and the value of art to create a better quality of life for all people.
City Council greeted the newest member of the Battle Ground Police Department at their March 1st Study Session. Police Chief Mike Fort introduced K9 Charlie, along with his partner and handler, Officer Clint Fraser.
The devastating winter storms our region just experienced, and this past summer’s wildfires, serve as a painful reminder that disasters can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime – even during a pandemic.
Clark County job seekers of all ages will have the opportunity to sharpen their application skills and meet a vast array of area businesses at the upcoming, free Southwest Washington Industry Fair.
The Clark County manager is seeking volunteers to serve on the county’s newly-created rural equestrian facilities stakeholder workgroup to develop recommendations for county code and policy revisions to mitigate operational impacts of such facilities on adjacent neighbors and neighborhoods.
The Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance (WACA) is soliciting proposals from qualified artists, or teams of artists, to design and create an exterior mural on the south-facing wall of the Los Dos Compadres Cantina located at 1713 E Street in Washougal.
Clark County is seeking applicants for three seats on the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission. Two seats will be for three years and one seat will be for one year. The terms will begin July 1, 2021.
“The Only Two Certainties In Life Are Death And Taxes”. And, while no one likes to talk about either of them, ignoring them is not a good solution. The Clark County Law Library is selling a new self-help form kit, The Small Estate Affidavit, which may be an alternative to probate in some circumstances.
The City of Vancouver is seeking applicants with broad business backgrounds who are interested in getting more involved in city government to fill one vacancy on its Downtown Redevelopment Authority (DRA) Board of Directors. City residency is not a requirement.
The City of Vancouver is seeking a volunteer with an interest in city police, fire, and civilian job classification and hiring practices to fill one seat on its Civil Service Commission. The deadline to apply for this position is 5 p.m. Sunday, March 21, 2021.
The International Thespian Excellence Awards (or “Thespys” for short) recognize the highest level of achievement in school theatre performance and technical theatre. The educational program, held virtually this year, gives student Thespians the opportunity to receive constructive feedback on prepared theatrical material and technical designs. All students submitted videos of their performances for adjudication.