Month: February 2016


The Animal Rescuer

“I realized that everybody can do something. All of us can help. Because if you treat the animal humanely, then you’re naturally going to treat each other better.” – Caroline Reiswig Today, Reiswig, a retired corporate manager who has lived in Camas 12 years, pours her energy into animal welfare causes. She’s coordinator of a […]


The Fisherman

“The best day now is a warm day in August. No wind… and we’re trolling for salmon and steelhead. And we catch a couple. And we’re home by noon and have enjoyed the day.” – Larry Snyder Larry Snyder of Vancouver has spent thousands of hours in the past 50 years fishing for salmon in […]

Lois Elaine

“I’m on top of everything, a class act lady and into community affairs. Go do something positive… and make fudge!” – Lois Elaine Smith-Zoll Lois Elaine Smith-Zoll has been a force, a character and a community supporter in Clark County since she swept into town in 1965. She has volunteered 50 years for the Miss America […]


Senior Bowler

“My favorite part about bowling is getting strikes.” – John Hallet, 93 John Hallett, 93, who lives in Vancouver, bowls three days a week in different leagues, never missing a day. He was born in Atherton, Australia, in 1922. When he was 18, he enlisted in the Australian Army and spent three years in the Australian Tank […]

Girls basketball computer challenge: Score Czar vs. MaxPreps

If you haven’t had the chance, take a look at the piece by Scott Sandsberry of the Yakima Herald on the wacky world of WIAA state seeding process. In the piece, Sandsberry suggests Washington follow Oregon’s model and use computer rankings to seed the state tournaments. But which computer ranking would Washington use? Well, we have […]


Battle Ground Potter

“Mostly, I’m just inspired by the natural world…The way tumbled stone feels really good in your hands—that’s what I’m going for.” – Careen Stoll   Careen fell in love with ceramics when she was a little girl. The full time potter now creates tableware for local chefs and restaurant owners.

We have a Fair Queen!

Last night was a BIG night for Clark County Fair Fans!  Our 2016 Fair Court Queen was crowned! You might remember that three princesses were selected on the last night of the Fair back in August.  Since then, Mikaela, Shaylee, and Serenity have been keeping very busy learning about how to talk to the media […]

Fair Court Queen to be crowned this Saturday!

Yeah, we still have 184 days until The Fair but that doesn’t mean important Fair Business isn’t happening. This Saturday night — February 6 — we will finally find out which of the three Clark County Fair Court Princesses will be our Queen for the 2016 Fair and all the events and excitement leading up to […]

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