Education

Leveling the Playing Field in Youth Sports

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Growing up in Ridgefield, Chelsea Adams enjoyed participating in year-round sports and was excited to give her four children the same opportunity. She quickly learned that a lot has changed when it comes to team sports. Now, being part of a team isn’t just about being active, participating in friendly competition, and having fun. It… Read More

Rocksolid Community Teen Center Provides an Enriching After-school Environment for North County Teens

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The north Clark County community has consistently demonstrated its commitment to local area youth, and Rocksolid Community Teen Center in Brush Prairie is no exception. Founded in 2002 by a group of citizens who recognized the need for a safe, engaging, and welcoming place for middle and high school students to go after school, the… Read More

Banned Books Week and the Freedom to Read

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In my free time this summer, in between camping excursions, day trips, dropping my kids off at camps and tending my garden, I immersed myself in some controversial fiction. I wanted to experience the imaginary characters and settings and plots that throughout history have been considered dangerous enough to be legally or effectively banned or… Read More