Author: Brooke Strickland

Community for Women Engineers Inspires Local Students

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When Laura Shannon started her engineering program at Washington State University Vancouver, she noticed the need for a community of other female engineers to join forces and support each other. Shannon and another female engineering student were working on a class research project together and noted how rare it was to study and work with… Read More

Explore Vancouver’s New Waterfront

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The long-awaited Vancouver Waterfront officially opened in autumn 2018, and since then, Clark County residents have been flocking there to experience the sweeping cityscape and water views. The waterfront park is a half mile in length and encompasses 7.3 acres with a flat walking trail and plenty of seating along the way. There are currently… Read More

Brecky Breck: Local Mom Teaches & Inspires Kids on YouTube

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Breck Johnson, otherwise known as “Brecky Breck,” has interacted with kids her whole life. As a teenager, she managed a children’s summer camp in Corbett, Ore. and, after moving to Vancouver as a young adult, she was hired to run a children’s program in Clark County. Now, as a mom of four, she is inspiring… Read More