Columbian Newspaper

Letter: District budget needs transparency
Author: Teresa Torres, VANCOUVER

At the March 14 Evergreen school board meeting, the superintendent proposed cuts that were purportedly least impactful to students. Not true. As one person pointed out, 40 percent of the cuts will affect elementary students, 14 percent middle school, 37 percent high school but only about 9 percent at the administration level.


Top Stories: Murrah murder charge; Pika patrol; Fisher Investment HQ
Author: Amy Libby

Could we see hints of spring this weekend? Only if by hint of spring you mean spring rain. Check out out local weather forecast before you head outside.


Student artwork on display at Washougal Youth Arts Month Gallery
Author: The Columbian

WASHOUGAL — In March, Washougal School District hosted the Washougal Youth Arts Month Gallery to celebrate and showcase student art.


Clark County property tax exemption specialists set April 14 to assist property owners
Author: Shari Phiel

Property tax exemption specialists from the Clark County Assessor’s Office will be available to answer questions and enroll property owners in the county’s tax relief program during a public event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 14 at the Washougal Community Center at 1681 C St.


Clark County seeks advisory board volunteers
Author: Shari Phiel

Clark County is seeking two volunteers to serve on the Community Action Advisory Board.


Clark County composter program offers free workshops
Author: Shari Phiel

Clark County’s Composter Recycler program is offering a series of free online workshops about composting and sustainable living strategies. The eight-part series will teach participants how to reduce their impact on the planet through composting, green cleaning, recycling, food waste prevention, and low waste living.


Vancouver teen serves as senate page for Sen. Lynda Wilson
Author: The Columbian

HAZEL DELL — Jack Fisher, a freshman at King’s Way Christian High School, served as a Senate page at the Washington Senate at the Capitol in Olympia the week of March 6-10.


Seattle Times Politics

Idaho abortion ‘trafficking’ bill opens Pandora’s box of questions for WA
Author: Nina Shapiro

Can Washington abortion providers schedule appointments with teens in Idaho? Can groups here give youth money to travel across the border for abortions?
Bellingham settles claims of fire department corpse abuse for $550K
Author: Mike Carter

The city of Bellingham has paid $550,000 in settlements to family members of a man whose dead body was used for medical training without permission.

Washington State News

2023 Mock Draft Watch 6.0

Maddy Glab

March 30:, Cynthia Frelund

No. 27 - CB Cam Smith, South Carolina

I am aware that the Bills have a strong defensive back group. I am also aware of needs at other positions. I am also, also aware that Leslie Frazier is taking the season off and Buffalo's defense might not look the same with Sean McDermott calling the plays. However, this is a team that used at least