IMPORTANT NOTE: Per the recent State of Washington guidelines on gatherings, please be aware that events may be canceled or rescheduled. We always recommend you double-check the event status with the event organizer if you have any questions or concerns.
And, hey… make sure you wash your hands! It's not necessarily about you, but about others who may be at risk. Thanks! :)
Clark Public Utilities recently announced major changes to several policies, operations, and events related to the ongoing coronavirus situation. Pursuant to a release, “Clark Public
John Morrison has been involved with the Clark County Fair for several decades as a volunteer, board member, and leader and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington State Fairs Association.
Five student musicians from Battle Ground Public Schools have been selected for the Washington Music Educators Association’s (WMEA) All-State Honor Bands and will perform in the 2020 All-State Bands concerts.
“What did you do at school today?” It’s usually a parent asking a kid that question. But for one day a year, Ridgefield parents can find out firsthand by going to school with their child.
Are you interested in pursuing your education and future career in the building trades? Students living in Clark County who plan to pursue a career in the building industry by attending a college, university, or a trade/technical school can apply for scholarships.
There are some things that can be just plain awkward to talk about. But, just because something is awkward or difficult, does not mean it doesn’t need to be addressed. Throughout the month of February 2020, Share will host their Every28Days drive to collect donations of feminine hygiene products for low-income and homeless women and girls who struggle to afford these items.
A record-setting number of participants attended the sixth annual Clark Public Utilities Race for Warmth and raised more than $60,000 for Operation Warm Heart.
Shark Tank is the chance of a lifetime for entrepreneurs, who pitch their innovative products to big money “shark” investors. Students in Andrea Reinertson’s marketing class got a taste of the show’s excitement when they pitched their own product concepts to a panel of “sharks”.
Four Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Battle Ground High School will be flying high this summer after receiving scholarships to earn private pilot licenses. Nathanial Davis, Jarrett Huntington, Brooke Kirby, and Wyatt Moody are among only 200 AFJROTC cadets nationwide selected to receive scholarships from the Flight Academy Scholarship Program.
Two Southwest Washington high school students were selected as the region’s winners in ESD 112’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition and will advance to state competition in March.
Woodland High School’s robotics team, the Beaver Bots, won an Inspire Award and qualified to compete in the State Finals on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The Beaver Bots are one of 140 teams at high schools across Washington State taking part in the For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition.
If you’re a parent it’s important to know how to get urgent or emergency notifications regarding school closures, delays, early releases, or other important information.
To encourage and support our “Silver Citizens” for their contributions to their communities, the Clark County Commission on Aging has established a program to recognize folks 65 and over by means of an annual award presented at the State of the County event.
Flat Stanley Adventures: Volume 1 by Ms. Crawford’s First Grade WIN Class now has a place in the South Ridge library, and they can read about all the amazing places Flat Stanley could go. Maybe they’ll go there themselves someday—but probably not in an envelope.
After more than three decades on the ESD 112 Board of Directors, early learning advocate Marilyn Koenninger attended her final board meeting on December 17, 2020, and was presented with a prestigious recognition.
The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce welcomes members to its 2020 volunteer board of directors.
The Clark Public Utilities Commission voted to approve annual budgets for the electric, generating and water systems. The good news for our community is that electric and water rate increases are not currently required to fund the approved budgets.
Woodland Public Schools’ Family Community Resource Center, in partnership with Clark County Fire and Rescue, “2019 Drive for Coats” a success.
Congratulations to the Battle Ground High School Advanced Jazz Band on taking first place at the Skyview Jazz Festival!
TwinStar Credit Union is continuing their See’s Candy Fundraiser again this year benefiting Bridge the Gap, a community outreach program designed to enrich the lives of abused and neglected children in Clark County.
Detecting visual impairment while children are still in school can make a significant difference. The Lions Club International makes vision screening part of its mission, and area Lions Clubs are making sure Ridgefield students are checked regularly.
The City of Battle Ground continues to take guidance from public health officials who recommend additional social-distancing steps to support the efforts against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With the continued spread of the virus throughout the region, the City of Battle Ground is closing all city offices to public access effective today, March 17.
Clark County is seeking applicants for three positions on its Commission on Aging. The commission manages and implements the county’s Aging Readiness Plan and fosters countywide awareness, dialogue, and insight into challenges and opportunities for residents of all ages, incomes, and abilities.
County Manager Shawn Henessee is seeking applicants for three for Clark County residents that represent a licensed veterinarian, a livestock owner, and a member at large for the Animal Control Advisory Board.
Congratulations to the Prairie High School debate team members on qualifying for the state competition!
Looking for a place to exercise your green thumb? Vancouver Parks and Recreation’s Community Garden Program has a plot to meet your needs.
The City of Vancouver will accept applications for this year’s culture, arts, and heritage grants starting Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The deadline to apply is April 8, 2020.