Lyndsey Hewitt, The Columbian

Lyndsey Hewitt

The Columbian

Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Lyndsey:

Working in Clark County: Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist

Dr. Shannel Adams is Vancouver’s newest fertility doctor — so new, in fact, that the building she will be practicing at hasn’t officially opened yet. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Tyler Clary, water systems/water engineering manager for the city of Vancouver

Clark County is in a drought emergency, along with the rest of Washington. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Rob Klug, Transportation Division manager at Clark County Public Works

Drivers on Clark County roads be aware: you’re (most likely) on camera. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Elizabeth Gomez, owner of Bridge City Contracting

Who comes to mind when you think of a construction contractor? For many, it’s a man in a hard hat. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Kayden Anderson, lifeguard for the city of Vancouver

Kayden Anderson wants everyone to know that lifeguard duty isn’t like in the movies. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Michelle Todd, caplain at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

As a teenager, Michelle Todd wasn’t one for small talk. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Dawn Floyd, CRESA call-taker

“I grab calls all day long. It’s myself and one other person. Staffing for 911 centers, it’s tough. It’s tough to get people to do this job,” she said. Floyd grew up in Battle Ground, where she still lives with her husband and daughter. The Columbian caught up with Floyd to learn more. How has your role been impacted by the pandemic? You know, I feel very blessed because — I’ve been here 29… → Read More

Working in Clark County: Edward Eley, bicycle mechanic and owner of Rollin Right Repairs

Edward Eley might be one of the few with dirty hands during the pandemic. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Terry O. Bakker, tax consultant at O’Leary Tax Service

No one wants to think about taxes right now, especially as the nation gets a glimpse of post-pandemic life. Navigating the chaos that 2020 wrought on finances seems like torture. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Harmony Roselli, upholsterer at Roselli’s Restoration

If it were up to Harmony Roselli, everyone would think a little bit harder before buying furniture. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Jainai Jeffries, tattoo artist at fÿd mí ink

Jainai Jeffries’ social media pages for her business read loud and clear that she is a nonbinary female of color, and there’s a specific reason for that. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Conrad Engelbrecht, operations director at ToolBelt

At only 24 years old, Conrad Engelbrecht has gone from painting and building homes to helping run a local tech company with his older brother, Josh Engelbrecht. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Kassandra Bullcreek, ranch manager at Silver Buckle Ranch

Depending on the type of business, COVID-19 may have had a devastating blow or an unexpected boon. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Jessica Pacora, resident care manager at Touchmark at Fairway Village

Getting the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine was an emotional experience for local assisted living facility employee Jessica Pacora. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Kerry Martinson, dietitian with Kaiser Permanente

Have you gained the “quarantine 15”? Or maybe it was the “COVID-19”? → Read More

Working in Clark County: Karen Kennedy, nutritionist, owner at Real Food Matters

Local nutritionist Karen Kennedy is prepared for what the new year always brings in America: people with resolutions to get fit. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Gene Biby, Clark College theater professor

Clark College theater professor Gene Biby says the theater community has one goal during the pandemic: to let people know they’re “not dead yet.” → Read More

Working in Clark County: Christina Trautman, women’s health specialist

Since she was 7 years old, Christina Trautman had many issues with incontinence. At age 15, exhausted by the shame, she and her mother visited a gynecologist. But the doctor’s advice to the 15-year-old Trautman was something she wasn’t ready to do: have a baby. → Read More

Working in Clark County: Daniel Monroe, psychic medium

Jobs that involve communicating with dead people and telling futures has a market size of $2 billion in America, according to the website IBISWorld. Nonetheless, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the government’s main source for data about jobs, does not track any information about psychic services. → Read More

Cinema of Horrors at Clark County Event at the Fairgrounds

The Cinema of Horrors never actually showed movies. Its name comes from the old movie theater at Three Rivers Mall in Kelso where the walkthrough haunted house popped up each October for the past five years. → Read More