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Vancouver Public Schools found radon in 6 of its buildings

Oct 10, 2018

Vancouver Public Schools spent much of its spring testing for elevated levels of radon at 36 of its school buildings. Districts records show rooms at…

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Students learn about high demand for skilled labor

Oct 9, 2018

Eric Renner knew his audience, so he got right to the point.

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Union assistant football coach Mark Rego dies Saturday

Oct 6, 2018

Mark Rego, Union High School’s offensive line coach and longtime assistant football coach in Clark County, died Saturday morning of complications from a recent lung…

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Clark College confronts equity issues

October 14, 2018, 6:00 AM

On the doors at the entrance of Clark College, posters proclaiming the school’s inclusive community welcome visitors, describing a place free of discrimination and harassment. But inside the campus walls, teachers, staff and students tell a different story.

Vancouver Public Schools to host free public tour

October 11, 2018, 6:03 AM

Vancouver Public Schools will host a free public tour Oct. 26.

Vancouver Public School’s Lieser Campus, which houses Vancouver Home Connection, Vancouver Virtual L

Vancouver Public Schools found radon in 6 of its buildings

October 10, 2018, 7:10 PM

Vancouver Public Schools spent much of its spring testing for elevated levels of radon at 36 of its school buildings. Districts records show rooms at six of those schools tested at or above the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended levels of the radioactive gas.

Odor from sewer work causes teachers to fall ill at Riverview Elementary School

October 10, 2018, 12:03 PM

An odor permeating the air around Riverview Elementary School in Vancouver reportedly caused a couple of teachers to fall ill, prompting an emergency response.

Cody Wold, senior at Evergreen High School, checks out circuit boards at the Silicon Forest Electron

Students learn about high demand for skilled labor

October 9, 2018, 6:21 PM

Eric Renner knew his audience, so he got right to the point.

After five years without a home of her own, Clark College student Pati Nadgwick Jeffers was recently

Grant helps Clark College student find home

October 3, 2018, 6:02 AM

When Pati Nadgwick Jeffers arrived at her apartment for the first time in July, there was only one way to start her move: by making carpet angels.

WSU Vancouver hosts leadership forum

October 2, 2018, 10:39 PM

Washington State University Vancouver Business Growth MAP Alliance will host a forum Oct. 17 on delegating.

Carolyn Long speaks Tuesday with students at Camas High School about how they can get involved polit

Carolyn Long urges Camas High School students to get involved

October 2, 2018, 8:03 PM

CAMAS — The school’s library filled suddenly and completely, not once but twice, as Camas High School students gathered to hear Carolyn Long speak during their lunch hour Tuesday.

Washington’s homeless students face steep academic struggles

October 2, 2018, 12:36 PM

It should surprise no one that students living on the streets or in shelters and cars might struggle in school.

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools. Amanda Cowan/The Col

Caseloads up for Battle Ground schools health support staff

September 30, 2018, 6:00 AM

Battle Ground Public Schools has long touted that it employs health support personnel at a higher rate than neighboring districts. But with the latest contract between the Battle Ground and its teachers union, that gap between the districts is beginning to close.

Jason Meharry, a former athletic trainer at Hockinson High School, appears March 30 in Clark County

Hockinson High trainer pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with minor

September 27, 2018, 8:12 PM

A Hockinson High School athletic trainer accused of engaging in an inappropriate, sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female student pleaded guilty Thursday.

Grant will help pay for school field trips to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

September 27, 2018, 6:03 AM

The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site typically welcomes 20,000 students on field trips each year, according to park Superintendent Tracy Fortmann. "However, we know that not all schools can easily afford to come here," she said.

Teachers sign in a pick up their voting materials before the Camas Education Association general mem

Teachers strikes: 3 questions after the dust has settled

September 26, 2018, 6:15 AM

It’s been about a week since the dust has settled on teacher strikes across Washington state.

The Vancouver Public Schools board of directors on Tuesday approved a salary increase for Superinten

Vancouver school board OKs raise for Superintendent Webb

September 25, 2018, 7:44 PM

The Vancouver Public Schools board on Tuesday unanimously approved a raise for Superintendent Steve Webb that brings his salary to over a quarter of a million dollars.

Second-year student Gage Beck of Vancouver gets a little help finding his way around campus during t

Classes start at Clark College

September 24, 2018, 9:14 PM

It’s back to school at Clark College, where an estimated 11,717 Penguins returned to class Monday.