There are more than 30 schools, churches and apartment complexes in Clark County where children can go to grab a free meal during summer vacation. For potentially thousands of low-income families who rely on public schools to feed their children breakfast and lunch during the school year, those sites are supposed to ease the challenge of affording food during the summer months.
A professor at Washington State University Vancouver will get to take the lead in addressing pediatric issues such as suicide and child abuse when she becomes president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Clark County Strong Teens Against Substance Hazards and Abuse, Peer Education Program is looking for youth to fill open positions for the 2018-19 program year. Peer educators advocate for healthy lifestyles, specifically addressing alcohol and drug issues in Clark County youth.
Population growth and an increase in testing may be to thank for rising rates of sexually transmitted diseases in Washington state and Clark County, according to Kari Haecker, Clark County Public Health program manager for STD/HIV prevention.
Bike Clark County is on a mission to make the world safe for cycling. Everyone is invited to meet its volunteers at the downtown Vancouver bike shop on Friday evening, then come back for a group ride Sunday morning.
Shannon Sathre was supposed to have the day off, but a staff shortage and the prospect of time-and-a-half pay lured her from her couch into the intensive care unit at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.