When our children were ages 2 and 6, we moved to central Montana. After the first real snow and ice storm, followed by a lengthy power outage, we quickly learned that an alternate heat source would be vital. We decided on a wood stove, but soon learned that the stove isn’t the only expenditure. A good supply of wood is the next ingredient, but to obtain the wood, one has to also invest in a strong chain saw, a reliable truck, a larger than average first-aid kit, and a good chiropractor.
Vancouver doesn’t immediately pop into mind when one thinks about the nation’s hot spots for the tech scene. California’s Silicon Valley, Seattle and increasingly Portland are more often the go-to cities.
Firefighters with the International Association of Firefighters Local 1805, the union for Clark County Fire District 6 firefighters, will be on the Hazel Dell Parade of Bands route Saturday "filling the boot" to raise money for muscular dystrophy research.
Vicki Fitzsimmons recalled going to an open house held by Clark County in 2006 about infrastructure projects along Northeast Highway 99 between Northeast 99th and 117th streets. She recalled hearing some encouraging news about how the project called for more sidewalks along the corridor that’s particularly unfriendly to pedestrians.
Hazel Dell — Hazel Dell Elementary School students had nearly 40 classes to choose from at the school’s annual Enrichment Fair, from yoga to taking apart appliances to messy science. Each student choose three classes to take.