Back Issues: March 7, 2017

Woodland Public Schools launches community task force, informational meeting Mar. 16

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

imgres-2Woodland Public Schools introduced “Our Kids, Our Business,” a community task force dedicated to addressing the needs of under-resourced families and students in the Woodland community. Leslie Mohlman, Community, Student, Family Outreach and Resource Coordinator for Woodland Public Schools, created the new task force. All interested community members are invited and encouraged to attend a kick-off meeting on Thursday, Mar. 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Woodland High School Auditorium, 1500 Dike Access Rd. in Woodland. For more information on how to help and/or to RSVP for the meeting, contact Leslie Mohlman via email at mohlmanl@woodlandschools.org.

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Drink This! St. Practice Day Mar. 11

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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Drink This! St. Practice Day is an opportunity to get ready for the “big day” the following weekend. Visitors can stop by participating downtown and Uptown Village businesses from 4 to 9 p.m., this Saturday, Mar. 11, for drink specials and more. Green St. Patrick’s Day attire is strongly encouraged. To maximize the St. Practice Day experience:

  • Pick up a map at one of the locations
  • Wear Leprechaun attire to receive drink special prices
  • Get a stamp or business signature in one of the four boxes on the map
  • Turn in maps to any location with an email address to be eligible to win prizes

Not all locations will have prizes, but participants should ask. This is a free event (beverages are not free) and is open to anyone, although some locations are 21 and over only. All locations are within walking distance. For more informaiton, including a list of participating businesses, visit www.drinkthisvancouver.com or www.facebook.com/drinkthisvancouver/.

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic features Sam Roxas-Chua Mar. 9

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

roundcube-1 Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic will feature Sam Roxas-Chua this Thursday, Mar. 9. Open mic sign up is from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Roxas-Chua is a poet and visual artist from Eugene. His first book, Fawn Language, was published by Tebot Bach in 2013, and his current manuscript, Saying Your Name Three Times Underwater, is forthcoming from Lithic Press. His poems have appeared in various journals including Narrativedecember Magazine, and Cream City Review. His collection of poems, Diary of Collected Summers, won the first place award in the seventh annual Missouri Review Audio Competition in poetry. Hosted by Christopher Luna and Toni Partington of Printed Matter Vancouver, the event is at Angst, 1015 Main St. in Vancouver. Food and libations will be available for purchase next door at Niche Wine Bar.

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Hunters have until March 31 to apply for multiple-season tags

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

imgres-1Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their names into the drawing for a 2017 multiple-season tag, which can greatly increase the opportunity for success in the field. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will hold the drawing in mid-April, randomly selecting names for 8,500 multiple-season deer tags and 1,000 multiple season elk tags. Winners of the drawing will be eligible to purchase a special tag allowing them to participate in archery and muzzleloader, as well as modern firearm general hunting seasons for deer or elk in 2017. The deadline to purchase the multiple-season tag is July 31. For more information, visit WDFW’s website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/, or call the Licensing Division at 360-902-2464.

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