Back Issues: March 15th, 2017

Repair Cafe this afternoon

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

imgres-3A Repair Cafe will be at the Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store, 10811 SE Second St. on Tuesday, March 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is an opportunity to have a broken item fixed for free by skilled volunteers, or learn how to fix it yourself. Items that can be repaired at the cafe include small appliances, lamps or fans, jewelry, yard and garden tools that need sharpening and clean clothing or textiles to be mended. People must be present during the repair. There are no guarantees an item can be fixed, or that attempting to fix it won’t break it even more. Only items that are small enough to be easily carried in by one person are accepted. Limit one item per person. For more information, including a complete list of acceptale items, visit For questions, email

Southwest Washington Education Job Fair March 20

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017


Those looking to start or grow their career in education are invited to the Southwest Washington Education Job Fair on Monday, Mar. 20. The fair provides candidates with face-to-face meeting opportunities with recruiters from top school districts in the region to discuss jobs available right here in the community.

Job openings include teachers, paraeducators, substitutes, nurses, bus drivers, and more. This is a chance to ask questions and collect specific information about individual districts, their programs and communities. It also provides an easy opportunity to begin the application process. Certification services and fingerprinting are also available on-site.

The fair runs from 3 to 6:30 p.m., at the ESD 112 campus, 2500 NE 65th Ave. in Vancouver. For more information, call the ESD 112 Human Resource team at 360-750-7503.

Boomerang Fine Arts hosts Southwest Washington Watercolor Society for April, First Friday reception April 7

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Lemon_Buffalo Bill_800_72_FB_SizeBeginning Monday, April 3, Boomerang Fine Arts will host members and guests of Southwest Washington Watercolor Society (SWWS). The exhibition will display nearly 200 watercolor artworks. An artist reception with live music and light refreshments is set for First Friday, April 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. Formed in 1979 in Vancouver, the society offers encouragement and support to artists working in watercolor and other water-media through community demonstrations, workshops and critiques. SWWS serves Southwest Washington counties of: Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania and Wahkiakum. The exhibit continues through Friday, April 28.

Voter registration deadline for April 25 Special Election is March 27

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Asha Your Vote Counts ButtonThe last day to submit a mail-in voter registration form to be eligible to vote in the April 25 Special Election is Monday, March 27. Online registration applications can be submitted up to 11:59 p.m. Visit the Elections Office website at and click on “MyVote” to register online. Current registered voters changing their address online must also do so before midnight on March 27, for the April 25 Special Election. The Clark County Elections Office will be open until 5 p.m. March 27, to accept address changes made by telephone or in person. Only voters in Clark County Fire Protection District No. 10 will receive ballots for this election. A sample ballot is available at