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Scott Haskins, Columbia River Class of 1979, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013. Rest in peace, dear friend.

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Water main break closes street near Columbia River High School  The Columbian

A water main break Monday afternoon flooded Northwest 99th Street near Columbia River High School. Both directions of 99th Street remained closed late ...



Despite Criticism, Vancouver Students Vote To Keep Chieftain Mascot  OPB News

Students at Columbia River High School in Vancouver, Washington, voted Thursday 79% in favor of keeping their Native American school mascot, the Chieftains ...



Car strikes skateboarder near Columbia River High School  The Columbian

A skateboarder was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured Tuesday night near Columbia River High School.



Theater dismissed for new classrooms at Columbia River  The Columbian

Columbia River High School, pictured in 2017, is among the campuses slated for upgrades as part of Vancouver Public Schools' $458 million bond project.



Busted water main near Columbia River High repaired  The Columbian

Crews spent roughly eight hours fixing a 12-inch water main that broke Monday afternoon on Northwest 99th Street near Columbia River High School, according ...



Love, basketball, and Columbia River High School  clarkcountytoday.com

A love story decades in the making, the Miller family uses basketball and the school to honor wife and mom.



Tipped tractor-trailer blocks I-5 onramp in Ridgefield  The Columbian

A tractor-trailer hauling an excavator tipped over Tuesday morning on the state Highway 502 onramp to southbound Interstate 5 in Ridgefield.



Clark Asks: What's tale of tunnel near Columbia River High?  The Columbian

Just to the side of Columbia River High School's parking lot, a ramp winds its way down toward a dark tunnel.



QWERKY returns as all-ages drag show at Columbia River High  The Columbian

High school student Keegan Dittmer, left, brings Wanda Faame to life while greeting a fellow drag queen at Brickhouse Bar & Grill last spring. Dittmer is ready to ...



Reconnecting with Columbia River's new football coach  clarkcountytoday.com

Paul Valencia used to interview Brett Smedley, the football player, for the Columbia River Chieftains in the early 2000s. Now, he is talking with Columbia River ...



Columbia River baseball starts district playoffs strong  The Columbian

Stephen Donahue believes his Columbia River Chieftains have what it takes to reach the Class 2A state baseball playoffs.



Clark County high school Class of 2019 graduation ceremonies  The Columbian

Graduation: 7 p.m. June 10 at Battle Ground High School Gym, 300 N. Parkway Ave., Battle Ground, with 440 graduates. Honors: Valedictorians are Julie ...



Vancouver Public Schools trading iPads for Chromebooks  The Columbian

After four years of giving every student who walks in its doors an Apple iPad, Vancouver Public Schools is set to spend $2652800 over the next four years to ...



Vancouver high schools rank among state's best  The Columbian

Seven Vancouver area high schools were listed among the top 250 in the state in the latest U.S. News & World Report's evaluations of 656 schools in ...



Columbia River High School student receives scholarship to spend year in India  The Columbian

Lake Shore — Columbia River High School student Andrew Douglas, 15, received a language scholarship from the U.S. State Department's Bureau of ...



Vancouver high schools ranked among Washington's best  clarkcountytoday.com

U.S. News & World Report in its 2019 ranking placed five Vancouver high schools among the top 250 out of 656 schools that the organization evaluated in ...



Skateboarder hit in Hazel Dell suffered debilitating injuries  The Columbian

Alexandrew Harner, 24, suffered a broken spine and other injuries when he was struck by a vehicle in front of Columbia River High School on Tuesday night.



Vancouver Public Schools announces personnel changes - Columbian.com  The Columbian

Vancouver Public Schools on Monday announced personnel changes for the 2019-2020 school year, including the restoration of dozens of staff who had ...



Magical Saturday for Mountain View, Columbia River soccer  clarkcountytoday.com

There was playoff magic in the air throughout the state, and a couple big moments Saturday right here in Clark County. The Mountain View Thunder are going to ...



Teen gets 3 years in assault at Columbia River High School  The Columbian

A Columbia River High School student who struck a fellow student in the head with an extendable baton was sentenced Wednesday to three years ...



Deputies identify Vancouver woman killed in Columbia River High School crash, investigation continues  The Columbian

Officials investigate a two-car collision involving a Volkswagen Jetta, left, and a Subaru Legacy, center, near Columbia River High School on Tuesday morning, ...



Vancouver School District announces personnel changes for 2019-2020 school year  clarkcountytoday.com

VANCOUVER — Due to the availability of $6.5 million in one-time state levy equalization assistance and the use of $3.81 million in one-time money from district ...



Christian Swain resigns as Columbia River football coach  clarkcountytoday.com

Former Columbia River High School football coach Christian Swain says he is looking at other coaching opportunities after resigning Wednesday.



Christian Swain steps down as Columbia River's football coach  The Columbian

Columbia River's Christian Swain announced his resignation as head football coach after three seasons on Wednesday afternoon.



Deputies investigate fatal crash near Columbia River High School; student injured  The Columbian

Officials look over the aftermath of a crash between a Subaru Legacy, foreground, and a Volkswagen Jetta near Columbia River High School on 99th Street on ...



Columbia River taps DC Brett Smedley as next head football coach  The Columbian

Columbia River High School has promoted Brett Smedley to be its next head football coach, the school announced Friday. Smedley, a 2003 River grad, spent ...



Clark County well represented at 2019 Grand Floral Parade  clarkcountytoday.com

Clark County was well represented in the 2019 Grand Floral Parade. This year, Clark County was represented by the City of Battle Ground Float, marching ...



Columbia River musician tours Asia with youth orchestra  The Columbian

Lake Shore — Symphony Koss was one of 106 musicians selected from around the country for the sixth annual National Youth Orchestra of United States earlier ...



Vancouver couple believe Lyme disease played role in son's suicide  The Columbian

As Zach Moritz sat in the shade of the sequoia trees, he could envision the outlines of a new life. It was July 2013, and the 25-year-old Vancouver native had just ...



Washougal girls beat Columbia River in 2A tilt  The Columbian

Beyonce Bea (right) readies to shoot a corner 3-pointer as Jaiden Bea (1) beckons to her right during Washougal's 50-41 win over Columbia River on Monday ...



Vancouver Public Schools board told keep cuts away from students  The Columbian

It was a full house at Vancouver Public Schools' board meeting Tuesday night, as red-clad school staff shared their discontent with the district's slate of proposed ...



Community notebook: Washington Timbers youth soccer teams stand tall  The Columbian

It was a banner end of April and beginning of May for Washington Timbers FC. Southwestern Washington's oldest and largest soccer club, which is based at ...



Morning Press: Skateboarder's spine broken; Clark College trustee Royce Pollard resigns; fan vote open for All-Region softball team  The Columbian

Alexandrew Harner, 24, suffered a broken spine and other injuries when he was struck by a vehicle in front of Columbia River High School on Tuesday night.



Vancouver teenagers join national walkout over climate inaction  The Columbian

Vancouver teenagers added their own voices to the national school walkout to protest climate inaction Friday, gathering at Frenchman's Bar Regional Park to ...



Columbia River's Rhoads wins three events at Twilight meet  The Columbian

The real workout for Giovanna Rhoads wasn't winning three events Friday at the John Ingram Twilight Meet. In bouncing between the long jump, high jump and ...



Lessons from practice help Columbia River girls comeback to beat Hockinson  The Columbian

Will Jones' instructions were simple: think about what we practice every day, and apply it. Each day the Columbia River girls basketball team runs through ...



At Vancouver science fair, students tackle real-world problems  The Columbian

Thought pieces tell us Generation Z will change the world. Local science fairs can give us clues as to how they'll do it. Saturday several dozen students ...



County continues to represent, reel in awards at Portland's Grand Floral Parade  The Columbian

Clark County continues to announce its presence each year as a highlight of Portland's annual Rose Festival. That trend continued Saturday, as representatives ...



School bands never miss a beat - Columbian.com  The Columbian

There's no one committed to their craft in quite the same way as a high school marching band member.



Skyview girls soccer turns the lights out on Columbia River 1-0  The Columbian

Skyview's goalkeeper Allie Thompson (1) successfully defends again a shot. Skyview beat Columbia River High School, 1-0, in the the season opener of girls ...



Familiar story: Columbia River is district champ in girls soccer  The Columbian

Player personnel may change annually, but what doesn't seem to change is Columbia River girls soccer team's success come postseason: winning district titles ...



Gallery: Columbia River vs. Mark Morris Basketball  The Columbian

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Community notebook: NW youth rowing championships return to Vancouver Lake  The Columbian

The 2019 USRowing Northwest Youth Championships will be held Friday through Sunday at Vancouver Lake. More than 1,500 athletes, representing 764 crews ...



Sister surrogate: Columbia River coach helps provide gift of parenthood  The Columbian

A framed cross-stitch pattern faces the living room inside the Ridgefield home of Haris and Cristina Hadziselimovic. Created by their sister-in-law Cait Ceccacci, ...



Vancouver Public Schools teachers vote to approve work stoppage  The Columbian

Monday was another tense day of negotiations between school districts and teacher unions, as Vancouver teachers voted to approve a work stoppage and ...



Skyview pulls out all stops in 34-6 rivarly rout of Columbia River  The Columbian

Mason Wheeler is quick to recall when he watched Skyview thrash River as an eighth grader three years ago. Attending a middle school that fed into both ...



Longtime Columbia River HS coach Dana Blair dies  The Columbian

Longtime Columbia River High School teacher, coach, state champion and Title IX pioneer Dana Blair has died, Vancouver Public Schools confirmed Friday ...



Heritage High School to host Traditional Pow Wow  The Columbian

The same Columbia River that flows past Vancouver on its way to the sea also runs alongside the Colville Indian Reservation in northeastern Washington.



Baseball: Curt Daniels Invitational starts Wednesday  clarkcountytoday.com

If it's Independence Day week, it must be time for the Curt Daniels Invitational Baseball Tournament. The annual event, which brings together a dozen baseball ...



River boys make statement in win over Mark Morris  The Columbian

Could this be the season someone ends Mark Morris' 18-year run of league titles?



Vancouver girls soccer teams have new home-field advantage  The Columbian

There was a common theme among the girls soccer teams at Columbia River, Fort Vancouver and Hudson's Bay this past week. They were home. “Kiggins is ...



Plant sales bloom in Clark County as gardeners dig into the season  The Columbian

In the weeks before the popular Mother's Day weekend plant sale, the dozen greenhouses at the 78th Street Heritage Farm start to swell with growing plants.



Eagle Scout - Columbian.com  The Columbian

Five Boy Scouts from the Columbia River District passed their Eagle Scout Board of Review in March and advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout. Find out more at ...



Columbia River football preview: Chieftains lean on experienced roster, two capable QBs  The Columbian

A glance at Columbia River's roster will show the most eye-popping transfer in the county, in the addition of senior Dawson Lieurance.



Columbia River student athlete Hunter Pearson dies in apparent drowning  The Columbian

On a day when so many high school athletes were celebrating the final day of the sports year, Columbia River High School suffered a tragic loss.



HS Softball: Celebrating the league champions  clarkcountytoday.com

Softball teams look to make it to state; Plus a roundup of Wednesday's soccer results.



County schools deal with 3 incidents involving threats  The Columbian

Three incidents at Clark County high schools in a little more than a week, two of which resulted in criminal charges against teenagers, involved threats of gunfire ...



Vancouver shines at regional Emmy awards - Columbian.com  The Columbian

As far as Beth Harrington is concerned, Vancouver was the really big Emmy winner at a Seattle awards ceremony held by the Northwest Chapter of the National ...



Columbia River freshman Lucy Ianello gets her kicks on track  The Columbian

Lucy Ianello (17), a freshman at Columbia River High School, leads the pack in the 1,600 meter race. She won the 800 and 1,600 at the John Ingram Twilight ...



Man killed by Vancouver police in Hazel Dell identified  The Columbian

A 43-year-old man shot by Vancouver police detectives Thursday in Hazel Dell had a criminal record dating back to his teenage years, but his last felony ...



Week 7 • HS football reports: 2A GSHL and Trico  clarkcountytoday.com

ClarkCountyToday.com reporter Paul Valencia takes a look back at last week's high school football games and ahead to this week's action.



PeaceHealth Foundation announces creation of endowed fund for cancer patients  clarkcountytoday.com

The PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation announced the creation of a $1 million endowed fund to assist economically vulnerable cancer patients ...



Black Hills Boys Basketball Advance to State Despite District Loss to Columbia River, Joining Capital and the Lady Wolves for State Regional Berths  ThurstonTalk

The Chieftains outscored the Wolves 22-3 in the second quarter on their way to easily defeating the Black Hills High School boys basketball team 75-40 in 2A ...



Raptors welcome high school all stars  clarkcountytoday.com

Southwest Washington high school baseball stars make move to Ridgefield's new complex for their annual showcase.



Camas City Council eyes new Aquatic Center site  clarkcountytoday.com

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Columbia River High student arraigned in attack with baton  The Columbian

A Columbia River High School student who initially faced an attempted murder allegation was arraigned Wednesday on a lesser charge. Christopher G.



Veteran reporter thanks Cascade Middle School for ceremony  clarkcountytoday.com

I remember the recruiting and the enlistment. I remember taking the oath. I remember, just months after graduating from high school, heading to basic training.



Holiday baseball: Curt Daniels Invitational starts Wednesday  clarkcountytoday.com

Curt Daniels Invitational baseball tournament to be played at Columbia River High School and Concordia University this week.



Columbia River student appears in court on attempted murder allegation  The Columbian

Christopher G. Philbrook, 17, makes a first appearance Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder. Philbrook, a ...



Vancouver teachers angry about losing paraeducators - Columbian.com  The Columbian

A few things are certain about the Vancouver Education Association's contract with the Vancouver school district. Teachers received raises. School ends early ...



Cardinals, Mavericks open play at Curt Daniels Invitaitonal  The Columbian

The Vancouver Cardinals and Vancouver Mavericks opened play in the Curt Daniels Invitational baseball tournament on Wednesday at Propstra Stadium.



Columbia River High School javelin thrower Anna Adamko hopes to join the three-title club  OregonLive.com

When it comes to high school girls javelin in Washington, any discussion about elite throwers has to include Clark County to be complete. In the state's ...



Columbia River girls soccer makes another run to the final four  clarkcountytoday.com

Defending Class 2A state girls soccer champion Columbia River is returning to the final four.



Community pours out to remember Columbia River's Hunter Pearson  The Columbian

Columbia River High School senior Ethan Adams, 18, in tan and black shirt, and junior Ryan Connop, 17, right, lean on each other for support as they pause to ...



Columbia River football: Chieftains boost excitement, bring back familiar offense  The Columbian

What's old isn't exactly new again with the Columbia River Chieftains. Rather, it's familiar. “It feels good to see the old,” senior Koben Jamison said. You see, that ...



Allison “Alli” D. Hanson  The Daily World

Allison “Alli” Dana Hanson, 43 years of age, of Sammamish, Washington, passed away on New Year's day 2019. Alli was born on July 17, 1975, in Aberdeen, ...



Save the Date: Football party, music, musicals entertaining variety  The Columbian

Ridgefield First Saturday's Tailgate Party will celebrate a day of football from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today with activities, games, music and cooking demonstrations.



Clark County students walk out of class to protest gun violence  The Columbian

Hundreds of students protested across Clark County campuses Wednesday, while tens of thousands across the country organized in the wake of continued ...



Columbia River student earns trip to D.C. for music program  The Columbian

Lake Shore — Symphony Koss, 16, spent part of her summer in Washington, D.C., after earning a a full scholarship to attend the National Symphony Orchestra ...



HS football reports: Class 2A Greater St. Helens League  clarkcountytoday.com

ClarkCountyToday.com reporter Paul Valencia takes a look back at last week's high school football games and ahead to this week's action.



Vancouver School District's magnet programs tempt middle, high school students with specialized studies, hands-on training  clarkcountytoday.com

VANCOUVER — Eighteen-year-old Derik LaRue leans against a wall near his welding teacher's office, his welding face mask pushed high on his head and ...



State challenges Native American mascots - Columbian.com  The Columbian

SEATTLE -- The state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots.



Vancouver teen finds confidence amid fledgling drag scene  The Spokesman-Review

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Keegan Dittmer hurried home from his unglamorous fast-food job and disappeared into the typically chaotic bedroom of a 17-year-old ...



Beavers fall to undefeated Chieftains in district championship  The Reflector

Woodland boys soccer (8-3-0 league, 12-4-2 overall) fell 3-0 to undefeated defending 2A state champions Columbia River (12-0-0 league, 18-0-1 overall) in the ...



Local high school graduation ceremonies for Class of 2017  The Columbian

List of graduation ceremonies for Clark County high schools.



VPS announces more administrative changes - Columbian.com  The Columbian

Vancouver Public Schools announced administrative changes this week.



City appoints new council member  Goldendale Sentinel

The Goldendale City Council has a new member, though she won't take office until May 20. Jane E. Roberts was the only person to apply for the seat.



Morning Press: Lyme disease and suicide; Sheriff's Office says no to pot money; Austin Justin  The Columbian

Catch up on the news you may have missed from over the weekend.



Skyview undaunted by talent at Les Schwab Invitational  The Columbian

The year was 1997 and Matt Gruhler was a sophomore on Central Catholic's varsity basketball team. Led by team captain, a senior guard named Joey ...



High school mock trial tournament this week  The Columbian

VANCOUVER — Nine teams from seven schools will participate in the two-day Clark County District Mock Trial Tournament beginning Wednesday at the Clark ...



Life of the party: Friends, family basked in Jaime Miller's sense of fun  The Columbian

When Jaime Miller finished her last day of radiation, she got to do whatever she wanted with her radiotherapy mask.



Ridgefield's Knight breaks state freshman record at 2A district meet  The Columbian

Buy this Photo Ridgefield High School freshman Trey Knight competes in the shot put at the Class 2A District 4 meet Friday at Columbia River High School.



All-Region girls athlete of the year: Ellie Walker, Columbia River  The Columbian

Athlete specialization isn't Ellie Walker's game. One, it's not for her; it never has in an active childhood that transitioned into being a four-year letterwinner in two ...



2016 graduation season commences in Clark County - Columbian.com  The Columbian

The Columbian takes a look at their commencement and baccalaureate ceremonies, and honor graduates.



Knowledge Bowl team places first in regional finals  The Columbian

Lake Shore — A team of Columbia River High School students won the junior varsity championship at the Washington State Knowledge Bowl Regional Finals, ...



Miles worth of good times for River's cross country team  The Columbian

Vancouver native Roscoe Divine is one of a handful of runners to ever beat legendary middle-distance star Steve Prefontaine on the track, and did so in 1970 ...



Felida teen wins Google Play scholarship with game concept art  The Columbian

Christine Choi's bedroom in her Felida home is a testament to those things she loves the most. Funko Pop! figurines of the 17-year-old's favorite video game ...



Skyview's Tori Sharpe named Educator of the Year  The Columbian

NORTH SALMON CREEK — Skyview High School teacher Tori Sharpe was named grade 9-12 Educator of the Year by OnPoint Community Credit Union.



Eagle Scouts - Columbian.com  The Columbian

Fourteen Boy Scouts from the Fort Vancouver District passed their Eagle Scout Board of Review during November and December, advancing to the rank of ...



Week 6 Prep Football Live Updates and Scores  The Columbian

Buy this Photo Skyview runs onto the field before Friday night's game against Columbia River at Columbia River High School in Vancouver on Sept. 7, 2018.



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