Back Issues: August 3, 2017

CCHM announces closure due to heat wave

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Clark County Historical Museum has announced that it will be closed this evening, Thursday, Aug. 3, and First Friday evening, due to the extremely hot weather. The First Thursday Lecture featuring Burgerville CEO Tom Mears, and First Friday evening hours are cancelled and will be rescheduled. CCHM is not currently equipped with HVAC and seeks to ensure the safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff. Visit www.cchmuseum.org for more event information.

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Fire officials ban recreational burning across much of Clark County, many cities

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Effective immediately, all recreational burning is banned in unincorporated Clark County and within Battle Ground and Yacolt due to extreme fire danger caused by dry conditions, high temperatures and wind. Camas, Vancouver and Washougal banned recreational burning Wednesday. All bans are in effect for the foreseeable future, given weather forecasts for continued hot and dry conditions. The recreational burn ban prohibits campfires, outdoor fire pits, outdoor fireplaces including those with a chimney, portable fireplaces also known as patio fireplaces. Gas and charcoal barbecues and self-contained camp stoves are allowed. For more information, visit http://www.clark.wa.gov/development/fire/burning.html.

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EOCF reaches Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency

Thursday, August 3, 2017

EOCF (Educational Opportunities for Children and Families) has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. The new level allows EOCF to easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with thier supporters, as well as GuideStar’s immense online audience, which includes donors, grant makers, peers, and the media. To learn more, visit https://www.guidestar.org/profile/91-0820018.

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County to form Agricultural Advisory Committee, seeks applicants

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Clark County is forming an Agricultural Advisory Committee and seeking applicants interested in serving on the volunteer panel. Membership is open to Clark County residents who have knowledge of, experience in or a connection to agriculture in the county.

The committee will advise the Board of County Councilors on policies and regulations that affect agriculture. The committee’s work could include preparing an economic analysis of local agriculture, identifying current services that support farming, and developing an action plan outlining the business growth potential of agriculture in the county.

Interested residents must submit a letter of qualifications and resume to Jennifer Clark, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA, 98666-5000. Applications also can be faxed to 360-397-6058 or emailed to jennifer.clark@clark.wa.gov. Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25.

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