Graduation 2017: A time of change and hope

Friday and Saturday were filled with parental, educator and community pride, as friends and family gathered to watch local students receive their hard-earned diplomas.

Out of their desks and into nature

Listening to conversations during sixth-grade outdoor school can be both entertaining and interesting.

Patience, persistence and perseverance

It was a single moment in time, but the beginning of several moments that would forever alter a woman’s life.

Giving students a voice

Nearly every day at 2 p.m., the Liberty Middle School library transforms into a place where it’s OK to let your voice be heard.

A lifetime of adventure

Suffice it to say that Dave and Boni Deal know a thing or two about hiking.

More than just food

Four year ago, Marianne Reiter was, in her words, “retired and bored.”

Time to think about summer camp?

This past weekend gave us our first glimmer of sunny skies and first hint of warmer temperatures, and now summer is on the minds of many, particularly children.

Vendors prep for mother of all garden fairs

To say Gail Horn is busy this week would be a bit of an understatement. Not only is the owner of the Camas-based The Soap Chest busy prepping for Mother’s Day customers, she’s also gearing up for two of her three sons’ weddings — one in May, the other in June — and planning for the popular Camas Plant & Garden Fair, which celebrates its 20th year on Saturday, May 13, showcasing several dozen plant- and garden- themed vendors, including Horn’s Soap Chest, in historic, downtown Camas.

Exploring wonders of the Gorge

Those who call the Pacific Northwest home are used to the rainy winter weather.

Oh, the places he’ll go!

Zylus Italiano is experiencing an epic, real-life geography and culture lesson, and his classmates are following him, albeit remotely, every step of the way.