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2011-07-28 00:01:00

Vancouver, Washington speech therapy practice expands its services into nearby Yamhill County Oregon Vancouver, Washington (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 NW Speech Therapy, a growing speech pathology private practice in Vancouver, Washington, is expanding its practice into nearby Yamhill County Oregon. NW Speech Therapy currently provides on-site and mobile speech therapy to the greater Portland, OR, Vancouver, WA and Camas, WA metropolitan areas. The practice offers a wide range of services that...

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By ERIK ROBINSON The city of Camas soon will be in position to conserve a large natural area at the northeast edge of Prune Hill near Fallen Leaf Park. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board last week approved a $500,000 federal grant to help Camas buy 55 acres on a forested slope near Fallen Leaf Park and Dead Lake, which the city recognizes as Fallen Leaf Lake. The land is owned by Georgia-Pacific Corp. "This fits right in with what we call the Lacamas...

2008-09-17 21:00:13

Fairgrounds: A pooch shows its stuff during the Columbia Cup agility trials. Fisher-Mill Plain: Parishioners and supporters stand in front of the new Holy Redeemer Parish Church that is still under construction. The church's parish center was christened Sept. 13. West Hazel Dell: This container is on its way to Rwanda with plumbing supplies, clothing and other donations thanks to the efforts of Ten Talents International, a relief organization started by Vancouver resident Mike McColm....

2008-09-03 21:00:17

By HOWARD BUCK The principal of east Vancouver's newest grade school has her bullhorn ready. Not to boss around wayward pupils, mind you, but to pump them up during her customary first-day school assembly. "It's kind of goofy, but it's exciting. It's different," said Lauren Hopson, taking over at the Evergreen district's Endeavour Elementary School, which opens its doors today at Northeast 28th Street and Four Seasons Lane. "I can't wait," Hopson said. A few students may be a shade...

2008-08-30 00:00:16

By LAURA McVICKER A fisherman wading in the Washougal River Thursday morning suffered a heart attack and nearly drowned but managed to swim to a sandbar. A crew of firefighters rescued him. A boat from the Georgia-Pacific Corp. paper mill in Camas assisted in rescuing the 69-year-old Yakima man from where he was stranded on the sandbar at the mouth of the river, several hundred yards from the Lady Island Bridge. The man was transported by ambulance to Southwest Washington Medical...

2008-08-21 21:00:21

By JOHN BRANTON Intern firefighter George Roman, a fire science student at Lower Columbia College in Longview, stocks up emergency medical kits at East County Fire & Rescue. It was happy times Wednesday out at East County Fire & Rescue's main station, the day after voters approved the emergency medical services levy. "It's looking good now," said Chief Scott Koehler. "We're certainly relieved. We dodged a bullet on this one." Sixty-five percent of voters supported the issue,...

2008-08-04 21:00:22

By HOWARD BUCK CAMAS - Classified school employees stand to lose positions and hundreds of work hours under a 2008-09 budget plan up for a public hearing on Monday. Stagnant growth, a soaring payroll and higher energy costs have Camas School District leaders scrambling to trim its spending by nearly $1.6 million. An expected crowd of classified workers, clad in union T-shirts and toting signs, has forced a change of venue for the 5:30 p.m. school board meeting to Skyridge Middle School....

2008-07-20 15:00:28

By Howard Buck, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 20--CAMAS -- Classified school employees stand to lose positions and hundreds of work hours under a 2008-09 budget plan up for a public hearing on Monday. Stagnant growth, a soaring payroll and higher energy costs has Camas School District leaders scrambling to trim its spending by nearly $1.6 million. An expected crowd of classified workers, clad in union T-shirts and toting signs, has forced a change of venue for the 5:30 p.m....

2008-06-14 15:00:16

By Matt Wastradowski, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 14--1. Norton hulks up If you want a straight shot of action, head to see "The Incredible Hulk," starring Edward Norton. Norton plays Bruce Banner, a scientist who tries to find a cure for the radiation that unleashes intense rage within him and transforms him into the Hulk. Meanwhile, the military looks to capture Banner and exploit his power. The film eschews Bruce Banner's backstory and dives right into the action. Fans...


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2009-04-17 14:37:21

The Death Camas or Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus) is a species of flowering plant that occurs in some regions of western North America. It can often be confused with the edible onion of the genus Allium. They are found in dry meadows and on dry hillsides as well as sagebrush slopes and mountain forests. The plant is up to 27.55 inches tall with long, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions. The flowers are cream colored or white and grow in pointed clusters....

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'