Vote renews 6 school levies

Feb 10, 2016

Districts rely on local property taxes to fund maintenance and operations, as well as school programs

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Camas schools' $120M passing by slim margin

Feb 10, 2016

The Camas School District's $120 million bond was passing Tuesday night by a small margin.

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Feb 10, 2016

Library's 'blind date' has allure for daring readers

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Camas schools’ bond strengthens its lead

February 10, 2016, 6:51 PM

The bond had 62.96 percent approval after an additional 1,430 ballots were counted Wednesday; more than 1,000 of those were in favor of the bond. The first round of ballot counting on Tuesday showed the bond with 61.07 percent approval.

School bus, vehicle involved in head-on crash

February 10, 2016, 8:58 AM

Police are on scene of a head-on crash between a school bus loaded with children and a passenger vehicle, according to emergency radio traffic monitored by The Columbian. No children were injured, an emergency dispatcher said.

Camas schools’ $120M passing by slim margin

February 9, 2016, 9:38 PM

The Camas School District's $120 million bond was passing Tuesday night by a small margin.

Vote renews 6 school levies

February 9, 2016, 9:37 PM

Districts rely on local property taxes to fund maintenance and operations, as well as school programs

Local school levies appear to be passing

February 9, 2016, 5:10 PM

Voters in six Clark County school districts appeared to give approval to school levies in first results released Tuesday evening. A Camas facilities bond was narrowly passing, with more votes to be counted in the coming days.

Last call for ballots on school district measures

February 8, 2016, 7:04 PM

Ballots are due Tuesday for measures proposed by six Clark County school districts to replace their current, expiring levies, and one bond measure proposed by another school district.

Kent student earns rare perfect score on AP Calculus exam

February 8, 2016, 10:41 AM

KENT — A senior at a Kent high school has earned a rare perfect score on the AP Calculus AB exam.

Impasse over Battle Ground teachers’ contract

February 8, 2016, 6:05 AM

In Battle Ground, the teachers union and school district officials are living up to the town’s name. More sparks likely will fly at tonight’s school board meeting.

School-funding ballots due Tuesday

February 7, 2016, 6:02 AM

Time is running out to vote in Tuesday's special election. Election results will be available around 8:15 p.m. at A sample ballot is available on the website.

Mountain View High leads local teams at BPA Science Bowl

February 6, 2016, 9:24 PM

A team of students from Mountain View High School bested the eventual winner of the Bonneville Power Administration Regional Science Bowl in Portland before ending their own run in later rounds Saturday at the University of Portland.

WSU social media strategy forum set for Feb. 17

February 5, 2016, 6:08 AM

Business owners and marketers looking to make the most of social media are invited to a forum hosted by Washington State University Vancouver on Feb. 17.

Clark College instructor to discuss intelligent machines

February 4, 2016, 6:40 PM

Clark College mechatronics instructor Ken Luchini will discuss the science of intelligent machines at noon today in Anna Pechanec Hall, Room 201, on campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.

Land transferred to Camas School District for future uses

February 4, 2016, 6:40 AM

The Board of Natural Resources agreed to transfer 81 acres of state trust land north of Camas to the Camas School District for future school considerations.

Clark College to host exhibit on native health concepts

February 4, 2016, 6:04 AM

Clark College's Lewis D. Cannell Library will host a traveling exhibition about native concepts of health and illness from Feb. 9 to March 16. The library was selected as one of 104 grant recipients nationwide to host Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition that visits U.S. libraries. There is no admission fee.

County’s homeless student numbers on the rise

February 2, 2016, 9:19 PM

More Clark County students than ever are considered homeless. Across the county kids are sleeping in homeless shelters, on couches and floors at Grandma's house, in unfinished garages and basements, in cars and in tents.