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La Center’s Shaela Bradley, King’s Way Christian’s Sara Thudium top 1A Trico League girls soccer all-league team

All-league team as selected by league coaches: Offensive player of the year: Shaela Bradley, fr., La Center Defensive player of the year: Sara Thudium, sr., King’s Way Christian FIRST TEAM Gianna Redman, jr., GK, Seton Catholic Samantha Coyle, sr., DEF, La Center Veda Frost, sr., DEF, Castle Rock Lori Ogden, jr., DEF, Castle Rock Payton […]

Colville High School football player dies after being injured during game

A senior high school football player from Colville has died from injuries received in a game on April 1. Dale Martin, a senior running back/defensive end, was taken off life support on Saturday, nine days after being injured in Colville’s game against Deer Park. “Dale’s injuries are too severe for him to survive,” the Martin […]

1B Columbia Valley League volleyball all-league team

All-league team as selected by league coaches: League MVP: Morgan Houghtelling, sr., Mossyrock FIRST TEAM Katie Kogler, sr., Firm Foundation Payton Torrey, so., Mossyrock Brynn Tarabochia, so., Naselle Mabrie Richards, jr., Three Rivers Christian Kylee Richards, sr., Naselle Peyton Dalton, jr., Naselle Emily Edgar, sr., Mossyrock Lily Richards, fr., Three Rivers Christian Lanissa Ambacher, jr., […]

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Add a squeeze of sunshine to your week with these high protein Healthy Blueberry Lemon Pancakes. Light and fluffy but high in fiber, they’re made with nutritious ingredients like oats, cottage cheese and eggs to help keep you fueled for hours without weighing you down. Dotted with plump blueberries, there’s a bright pop of lemon […]

Former acting SecDef issues early endorsement for Congress

A former acting defense secretary under Donald Trump’s administration endorsed Republican Joe Kent’s bid for Congress this week. Christopher Miller, who served as Trump’s acting secretary of defense for the last three months of the former president’s term, said that Kent — an Army veteran — has his “complete and total support.” “I have been […]

Clark County eyes Fair Housing Month declaration 

The Clark County Council will consider a resolution later this month to declare Fair Housing Month.  The council unanimously agreed during a council time meeting Wednesday to place the item for consideration on its April 20 meeting agenda. Council Chair Eileen Quiring O’Brien said she introduced the proclamation at the request of the Clark County […]

Maintaining Your Health During Tough Times

When times are tough, one of the first things people will sacrifice is their health but that’s the last thing you should do, especially during a global health crisis.  Looking and feeling your best will give you the energy and strength to overcome any obstacles you may experience It will be the glue to keep […]

How to Help Students Raise Their Intrinsic Motivation Level

Intrinsic motivation involves doing something without expecting or receiving any obvious reward. You do it because it’s enjoyable and not because of outside pressure like a reward or deadline. Instead of focusing on only grades, intrinsic motivation gives students a chance to spend time and effort doing emotionally fulfilling activities. Intrinsic motivation is necessary when […]

“Go Orange” in April for the Animals”

“Every sixty seconds, an animal is abused.” This is according to the ASPCA. And so, they have designated April as “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals” Month. They have also urged their supporters everywhere to “Go Orange for Animals” to increase public awareness. The following are ways YOU can help. START A FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN Using your […]

Monte Cristo with Apple-Hatch Chile Jam

A more grown-up version of grilled cheese or the best ham and cheese sandwich ever, a Monte Cristo is easy to make at home – and it’s delicious! French toast gets an upgrade when you add some ham and Swiss cheese, dip it in egg batter and pan fry it in a bit of butter. […]

State of the County offers strange reminder

When Clark County’s 2021 State of the County address begins next week, it’ll be a reminder — one of several of late — of a particularly strange few days. County Council Chair Eileen Quiring O’Brien will deliver the address virtually at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. She is expected to focus mainly on the county’s ongoing response […]

Lawmakers ask for end to ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order

State GOP lawmakers sent a letter to top legislators this week asking for their help to get Gov. Jay Inslee to cool it with the State of Emergency. Washington’s been under the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” emergency protocols since March 23, 2020. The letter, authored by Rep. Vicki Kraft of Vancouver, requests assistance from across […]

What’s the Bare Minimum to Maintain Fitness?

It is true that if “you don’t use it, you lose it”. Fitness is transient. The unfortunate reality is that the training benefits gained from an exercise program will be lost if the program is discontinued. Exercise must be a regular component of one’s lifestyle to reap the benefits. There is no finish line. Fitness […]

Hope Childers of R.A. Long tops 2A Greater St. Helens League slowpitch softball all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League slowpitch softball all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: MVP: Hope Childers, jr., SS, R.A. Long Defensive player of the year: Gaby Ventura, so., SS, Columbia River FIRST TEAM Sophia Soto, so., IF, Hudson’s Bay Aurora Wiley, fr., IF, Columbia River Mylee Grimm, jr., IF, R.A. Long Makena Hogan, so., […]

Ben Haukaas of Mark Morris tops 2A Greater St. Helens League boys tennis all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League boys tennis all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: Singles player of the year: Ben Haukaas, sr., Mark Morris Doubles team of the year: Corbin Sarvela, sr./Nick Marino, sr., Columbia River FIRST TEAM Singles Derek Kropp, sr., Ridgefield Sam Crawford, sr., Fort Vancouver Wyatt Sims, sr., Washougal Doubles Mikey Nester, […]

Cade Bringhurst of Ridgefield leads 2A Greater St. Helens League boys golf all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League boys golf all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: MVP: Cade Bringhurst, sr., Ridgefield FIRST TEAM Dane Huddleston, Woodland Alden Fay, Columbia River Gaige Pilot, Woodland Noah Gilchrist, R.A. Long Sam James, Columbia River Hewson Nguyen, R.A. Long SECOND TEAM John Dorotik, Hockinson; Noah Larson, Columbia River; Jay Nickerson, R.A. […]

Trevan Bischoff of Hockinson tops 2A Greater St. Helens League boys cross country all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League boys cross country all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: Outstanding runner of the year: Trevan Bischoff, sr., Hockinson FIRST TEAM Samuel Grice, fr., Washougal Joran Lamoreaux, jr., Woodland Joshua Saeman, sr., Hockinson Daniel Barna, jr., Columbia River Adam Nixon, jr., Mark Morris Austin Vega, sr., Ridgefield Neftali Menendez, fr., […]

Allyson Peterson of Hockinson tops 2A Greater St. Helens League girls cross country all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League girls cross country all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: Outstanding runner of the year: Allyson Peterson, sr., Hockinson FIRST TEAM Elle Thomas, fr., Washougal Sydnee Boothby, so., Washougal Jamie Maas, fr., Washougal Hanna Bailey, so., Columbia River Dani Buttrell, so., Fort Vancouver Savea Mansfield, jr., Washougal Tyla Engstrom, jr., […]

Hockinson’s Payton Lawton, Columbia River’s Luci Ianello top 2A Greater St. Helens League girls soccer all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League girls soccer all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: Offensive MVP: Payton Lawson, jr., Hockinson Defensive MVP: Luci Ianello, sr., Columbia River FIRST TEAM Lauren Snedeker, sr., Washougal Kendall McGraw, sr., Hockinson Elizabeth Farley, jr., Ridgefield Reggie Griffith, sr., Columbia River Kelli Krsul, jr., Ridgefield Grace Abbott, jr., Hockinson Chloe […]

Emma Swett of Woodland leads 2A Greater St. Helens League volleyball all-league team

2A Greater St. Helens League volleyball all-league team as selected by league’s coaches: Player of the year: Emma Swett, sr., Woodland FIRST TEAM Allie Andrew, sr., Ridgefield Emma Adams, sr., Columbia River Morgan Harter, jr., Ridgefield Maddie Sheron, sr., Columbia River Kennedy Huesties, sr., Woodland Ali Dreves, sr., Columbia River Emilea Stepaniuk, sr., Ridgefield Jaydia […]

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