Meg Wochnick, The Columbian

Meg Wochnick

The Columbian

Vancouver, WA, United States

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Past articles by Meg:

Columbia River honors O’Rourke by naming field for him

Columbia River High School’s stadium has a new name in honor of a coach whose legacy continues to have a lasting impact. → Read More

Travis Drake returns to coaching with Columbia River boys basketball

Just what has Travis Drake, Columbia River High’s new boys basketball coach, missed the most in 14 years since his last high school basketball head-coaching job? → Read More

High school baseball teams take stand against discrimination

A show of unity. A show of support. → Read More

Inappropriate remarks likely made at Camas basketball game, probe finds

An independent investigation into alleged racist remarks made by Camas High School students at a December girls basketball game concluded inappropriate comments likely were used, but the lead investig → Read More

New schools in Clark County: ‘Warm and invited’

New La Center Middle School designed to embrace students, accommodate growth → Read More

Hockinson probes incident between teacher, parent

The Hockinson School District is investigating an incident from last week’s middle school open house during which a parent allegedly made discriminatory remarks while confronting a school employee. → Read More

Educator Hollingsworth helps open Evergreen school named in her honor

If your dreams don’t include others, they’re not big enough. → Read More

Clark College event promotes trades class for women

Clark College will host a free workshop for women interested in advanced manufacturing and mechanical trades from 6-9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the college. → Read More

Evergreen schools surplus sale a hot commodity

What does a successful surplus sale look like? Lines hundreds deep at Evergreen Public Schools’ one-day surplus sale Friday is a good indication, but Scott Eppinger, the district’s senior director of facilities, went a step further. → Read More

Two Vancouver Public Schools board positions up for election

Advancing equity work and addressing pandemic recovery is, in part, what has the Vancouver Public Schools board’s longest-serving director believing the district’s brightest days are ahead. → Read More

Rumble at the River 7-on-7 tournament showcases a different kind of football

Challenges. Competition. Camaraderie. → Read More

YouTube pulls coverage of Vancouver Public Schools board

Video of last week’s Vancouver Public Schools board meeting was pulled by YouTube for violating its community standards by spreading misinformation on COVID-19. → Read More

PeaceHealth COVID outbreak traced to patient; 3 of 4 infected workers unvaccinated

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center officials provided more details Monday on the COVID-19 outbreak that resulted in 14 patients and health care workers testing positive for the virus. → Read More

Battle Ground schools to run programs, operations levy

Battle Ground Public Schools hopes the second time will be the charm for its replacement levy after the school board unanimously voted at Thursday’s special board meeting to place a levy back in voters’ hands in November. → Read More

Evergreen schools superintendent’s new salary: $305,884

The Evergreen Public Schools board on Tuesday approved a raise for Superintendent Mike Merlino that brings his annual salary to $305,884 during the 2021-22 school year. → Read More

Clark College Foundation adds Ebbing as new director

The Clark College Foundation has added Dr. Devon Ebbing to its board of directors. → Read More

Some 500 people celebrate new library building in Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD — Minutes into her exploration of the new Ridgefield Community Library, Luci Groesbeck scoured the shelves, then found a comfy spot on a plush sofa. → Read More

Four run for Battle Ground school board Position 1

One candidate is a retired educator. Another served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Both say their backgrounds make them fit to serve on the Battle Ground school board. → Read More

YMCA facility headed to Ridgefield

It’s been a dream several years in the making, but bringing a full-service YMCA to fast-growing Ridgefield is now a reality. → Read More

Three new Clark College programs certified

Clark College recently received certification of three new Career Launch programs. → Read More