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October is Fire Prevention Month and Clark County Fire District 3 is working to keep senior citizens and others safe by installing free smoke alarms to those who need them.  Division chief … more
The Ridgefield School District recognized its employee and students of the month at a school board meeting on Oct. 11.  Aubree Beeks, a site nurse for South Ridge Elementary School, was … more
Taylor Prouty cleans people’s drains and conducts sewer scopes through his company, Drain Hound, which opened this year.  Prouty started the business because the service was in high … more
Residents can dispose of their leaves for free with the fall leaf coupon program put on through Clark County Public Works and the City of Vancouver.  Through Dec. 31, people can drop off up … more
Fall is a time to prepare tools for the pruning season, but to do it well, it’s crucial to know what tools to use for the job at hand. Clark County Master Gardener John Moore said now is a … more
Students at Prairie High School have organized a number of events and celebrations to recognize October as Hispanic Heritage Month. Melody Brizuela, the founder of Prairie’s Latino Student … more
Quarry Ridge Farm held its fall horse show in Battle Ground on Saturday, Oct. 1, as local riders of all ages showed off their skills.  Show manager Julia Cook Richard was glad to see the … more
The Clark County Event Center in Ridgefield will host the first Clark County Roadster Show on Oct. 8 and Oct. 9. Organizer Patrick Haynes has a love for cars and is excited to see what the … more
This past spring, the Lewis River Rotary Club collaborated with the North County Community Food Bank to acquire more fresh produce to serve clients.  Gardener Terry Potter decided to offer … more
The Parlour ‘73 salon in Battle Ground was named a finalist in the Best of Clark County contest for 2022.  While the business didn’t win the top honors, owner Andrea Young said … more
Hockinson has strong historical ties to Finnish immigrants who moved to the town in North Clark County in the 19th and 20th centuries. As a staple to the county, Hockinson boasts places like … more
Students, families, alumni and community members are invited to take part in Woodland High School’s “Home Sweet Homecoming” event this year on Friday, Oct. 7.  During the … more
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors, Washington state faces an unprecedented caregiver shortage, which has left some senior citizens without the crucial care they … more
The CloverBots 3674 robotics program at Prairie High School recently received a $10,000 grant through the annual Pegasus Award. The award is given out by Kent-based company Saxton Bradley, Inc., … more
Hayes Cabinets, a family-owned business based out of Woodland, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The business, which provides top of the line residential and commercial cabinetry … more
Although lawns are a key staple of many yards, not everyone knows that 30% to 60% of urban fresh water is used to keep it hydrated. Janis McBride, a WSU Clark County Extension Master Gardener, … more
Soroptimist International of Clark County is offering financial assistance to girls and women in the community who are looking to continue their education. Two types of cash awards will be … more
The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge will host its annual BirdFest & Bluegrass Festival on Oct. 1, which celebrates the fall migration of the sandhill crane. Attendees will have the … more
Shanel Funk is a jack of all trades when it comes to horses.  To utilize her love and passion for equines, Funk launched a new business in Battle Ground. She drives to various locations … more
The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad will once again hold its September diesel train ride on Sept. 10 and Sept. 11. Railroad President Randy Williams said the ride will take passengers along the … more
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