Back Issues: July 3, 2017

Spirit Tales walking tours begin this Friday

Monday, July 3, 2017

Local veteran and author, Jeff Davis, announced he will be conducting walking tours of the Vancouver Barracks this summer, with a narrative depicting the darker side of life on the historic US Army post. Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks start Friday, July 7.

The 90-minute tour was designed by Davis, who served at the Vancouver Barracks for many years, and has firsthand experience with both the spooky and ordinary history of the Vancouver Barracks. The Vancouver Barracks was founded in 1849. Members of the United States military served there until 2011.

The tours are Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday afternoons through Labor Day. The cost is $15 for adults; $12 for youth 14 and under and people 61 and over. Participants may register online at ghostsandcritters.com.

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Gardening with Wildlife workshop July 22

Monday, July 3, 2017

WSU Extension Clark County Master Gardeners and Clark County Public Health-Solid Waste Outreach present: Gardening With Wildlife. Join Clark County Master Gardeners for a workshop on inviting wildlife into a landscape on Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., at the Luke Jensen Sports Complex.

The workshop will be held in the Bud van Cleve Community Room, 4000 NE 78th St., Vancouver. After the presentation, participants will help assemble habitat structures such as bird and bat boxes for placement at a nearby park. Attendees should bring gloves, if possible.

The workshop is free and no is registration necessary. Children eight and older are welcome. For more information, email Erika.d.johnson@wsu.edu or call 360-397-6060 ext. 5738.

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Daily Insider observes Independence Day, will not publish Tuesday, July 4

Monday, July 3, 2017

In honor of Independence Day, The Daily Insider will not publish Tuesday, July 4. We will resume publication Wednesday, July 5. We wish you all a safe, happy holiday.

 

 

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Oregon Air National Guard flyovers scheduled for the Fourth of July holiday

Monday, July 3, 2017

In celebration of Independence Day, Oregon National Guard F-15 Eagle fighter jets from both the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, and the 142nd Fighter Wing in Portland, are scheduled to conduct flyovers at community locations at or near designated times on Tuesday, July 4. The 142nd Fighter Wing is scheduled to conduct a flyover for the Fourth of July Parade in Ridgefield at 11 a.m. All passes are approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and about 400 mph airspeed. Flights could be canceled or times changed due to inclement weather or operational contingencies. For more information, including a complete list of flyover locations, click here.

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