This year is the 16th anniversary of the Community Toy Drive in the Yacolt and Amboy area. Personnel from North Country EMS and Clark County Fire Districts 10 and 13 hold the drive in conjunction with the Giving Tree Program at schools in the area.
At the age of 69, Shirley Hoisington fulfilled her life-long dream of publishing a book.
Furry friends such as dogs, cats, bunnies and more can provide joy, excitement and relaxation in a life that can be seen as mundane.
The strongest communities tend to be those in which members make a concerted effort to give as much as they get. Giving back to one’s community can foster strong relationships with fellow residents and ensure that everyone, including the less fortunate, is in a position to live happy, health…
Driving provides an almost unrivaled level of independence. The ability to travel beyond a neighborhood or even one’s hometown without a chaperone is probably what excites new drivers so much and makes them eager to get their licenses and cars. Senior drivers also may define their independen…
Life has been more than picking apples for Vancouver centenarian Harold McCarty. Born in Billings, Montana, in 1919, he has spent time living all over the Evergreen State, fighting in World War II and playing horseshoes with Major League Baseball star Gerry Staley at Lewisville Park.
Woodland-based senior care center Woodland Assisted Living has been a presence in the community since 1995. Lying just west of Horseshoe Lake Park, the care center focuses on “nurturing the spirit and improving the quality of life for assisted living residents.” This year, the care center un…
Starting in January 2020, seniors and those with disabilities in Clark County will see major changes to the Property Tax Exemption Program, which is designed to provide tax relief to qualifying home buyers in the state.
For the last 10 years, the Battle Ground High School Class of 1969 has been getting together once a year to reunite with old friends over food and memories.
In an ideal world, people young and old exercise each day. But as men and women age, finding time to work out is not so easy.
Two Battle Ground Public Schools educators and administrators, Linda Allen and Laurie Sundby retired from the school district this summer. The two served a combined total of 53 years with the district after starting out as substitutes for BGPS in the early 1990s.
Learn how to prepare your estate next Monday at the Vancouver Mall Library.
Just after the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors came to a close, players in the 2019 National Senior Games were practicing their 3-on-3 skills for the upcoming tournament. Among them was Jim Nielsen of Ridgefield, who plays for the Detroit Metro.
Drafting a last will and testament is an essential component of estate planning. Despite the importance of having a will, a recent survey from AARP found that two out of five Americans over the age of 45 do not have one.
July 19 and August 16
Studies have shown that access to the outdoors provides a menu of health benefits. When the outdoors become more challenging to maneuver due to mobility issues, it’s time to find a way to bring the outdoors in. That’s what one Seattle-area resident thought back in 2015.