Lake Shore — Columbia River High School student Andrew Douglas, 15, received a language scholarship from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study Hindi for a year in Indore, India.
East Vancouver — The Humane Society for Southwest Washington received a $45,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to help transport and relocate dogs and cats to give them a better chance of finding new homes.
Walking trails, a brewpub, open space, retail shops, offices, housing and, of course, transit — it’s all just a concept, but if C-Tran follows through on developing its Fisher’s Landing property, it would mean a significant change for east Vancouver.
I became enamored of music at a young age. Mom was a music teacher. We had a piano and a record player and many LPs and 78s. Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Bach and Beethoven. Around the time I turned 10, I had a transistor radio that I listened to, full blast, while I wandered the neighborhood. “The Battle of New Orleans,” “A Big Hunk O’ Love,” “Cathy’s Clown,” “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini” and Chubby Checker’s “The Twist”! I still know the lyrics to every song!
Five Corners — Cascade Park Kiwanis Club members hosted the club’s annual barbecue for foster children, serving food to more then 420 kids, families and volunteers at Crossroads Community Church on June 21.