Washougal resident Andy Dryden started talking with his wife, Heidi, about embarking on a cross-country road trip last summer after he learned that he would be working remotely and their two young sons would be learning remotely in the fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In December 2020, the Vancouver-based Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County launched the ARK Clark County campaign, selling piggy bank-like plastic boxes in an effort to encourage community members to give to people or organizations in need.
Clark County residents interested in reducing the amount of trash they produce are invited to join the annual WasteBusters Challenge, which encourages sustainability efforts.
Washougal author Shirley Patterson-Wallace learned to expect the unexpected while writing her second novel, which started out as a “bucket-list” project but turned into something much more.
Vets finds camaraderie amid nature
Bill Marshall didn’t know a thing about disc golf when he was introduced to the sport by a friend in 2015. He had never really considered himself as much of an athlete. He had played “ball” golf a handful of times, but came to the conclusion that it just wasn’t for him.
Mike Wolfe has seen more and more new faces during his regular trips to the pickleball courts at Hathaway Park in Washougal as one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States continues to gain popularity in East Clark County.
Hillary Marshall was first introduced to the concept of a community-wide book group during her time in Brazil in the mid-to-late 2000s, when the school she worked at invited people from all around the area to participate in a two-day book conversation event.
Renovation work on the historic Joyce Garver Theater in Camas hit a snag earlier this year after four remodeling bids came in more than $2 million over budget, but the final piece of the $119 million construction bond passed by Camas School District voters in 2016 is now set to be completed in September 2021.
Several years ago, Jackie Gollbach discovered a series of videos on YouTube produced by Texas residents Whitney Gainer and Ashley Turner, two self-taught carpenters who created the successful “Shanty2Chic” do-it-yourself furniture brand.