Hometown

The rhythm of life

When Joseph Platt saw Julieann Smith tapping her feet to a Kenny Rogers song, he knew what needed to happen.

Capturing the moment

Sherri Irish has been capturing images with her camera since she was a young girl growing up in Florida.

Boys and Girls Club offers an inspiring space

Anticipation filled the air as celebrity craftsman Carter Oosterhouse led a group of blindfolded middle school students into their new Tween Tech Center.

Local dancers prepare for the holiday classic The Nutcracker

When Hannah Gutkind filled out her “wish list,” of roles for Columbia Dance’s production of “The Nutcracker,” “Spanish” was at the top.

An ‘epic’ experience

A 2013 Washougal High School graduate recently found herself among policy makers and youth leaders from all over the world, after being chosen to participate in a global forum in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Enrichment through art

From the time she was a young child growing up in rural California, Anna Wiancko-Chasman has loved art.

Local business uses Legos to encourage children to use their imaginations brick by brick

Two local educators have started a business that is dedicated to helping kids learn to explore, build and learn, all while having fun.

Holiday treats, gluten-free

Those who live a gluten-free lifestyle, whether by choice or necessity, sometimes find it challenging to find treats that they can enjoy without worrying about the after affects.

A party on stage

Ever since it first opened in 1971, “Grease” has entertained viewers of all ages.

Showcasing community creativity

Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift? If so, local shoppers will have the chance to buy handcrafted items and have fun, all while helping local non-profit groups and supporting the local economy. For the environmentally conscious, there is a bazaar featuring recycled and reusable items.