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Play Ball: Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex is Open for Play

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In the summer of 2014, Ridgefield School Board members dreamed of a large sports and recreation hub that would benefit Ridgefield School District sports teams, as well as enhance recreation for general residents. Five years later, the field of dreams has become a reality. The Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex (RORC), located on Hillhurst Road next… Read More

OMSI Exhibit: The Science Behind Pixar

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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)’s newest featured exhibition spans the full STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) spectrum, all brought together through the wonder of storytelling and entertainment. The Science Behind Pixar, opening February 23 and running through Labor Day, pulls back the curtain to reveal the creative processes used to bring… 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

A Community Rallies: 24 Hours of Giving in Southwest Washington

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What happens when the Southwest Washington community unites to participate in one day of giving designed to directly benefit non-profit organizations in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties? For a 24-hour period on September 20, 2018 “Give More 24!” did just that, and the result was an astounding $1.3 million dollars raised all in one day,… Read More