Courtney Knox and Lieutenant Steve Neal
Vancouver police honors citizen
Courtney Knox was nominated for a citizen commendation by the Vancouver Police East Precinct patrol squad, in a ceremony that took place on July 21, for his role in assisting police in the apprehension of a burglary suspect.
On April 8, 2009, the Vancouver Police Department were dispatched to a burglary in progress. The victim was in her residence when an intruder attempted to gain entry into her home by prying open the front door. Knox noticed the subject running from the residence, and at the same time, the homeowner ran out into the street, pointing towards the subject and stating that he had just robbed her.
Not knowing whether the subject was armed, Knox followed the subject; when the subject ran into a back yard and tried to scale a fence in an effort to escape, Knox grabbed him and pulled him back into the yard, placed the subject’s arms behind him and escorted him to the front yard where he held the subject until police arrived. The subject was arrested for the crime of attempted burglary. This individual has a long criminal history, and without the assistance of Knox he might have escaped justice.
Knox was also presented a letter, certificate of thanks and a plaque by Lieutenant Steve Neal in a ceremony held at the Vancouver Police East Precinct. Coincidentally, July 21 was also Knox’s birthday.
Cal Meek brings local businesses
and WSU students together
Cal Meek, an instructor at Washington State University, will be teaching a small business course beginning this August for the fall semester at the Vancouver campus. Meek is currently recruiting local businesses that would like to work with a student consulting team in developing or improving a business plan for their business. There is no cost to the company for participating in the course, but there is an expected commitment of time to meet with the students of 1 to 2 hours on a weekly basis.
Up to 10 participants will be chosen. Anyone who is interested should contact Meek by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org before July 31.
Clark College will seal its
75th anniversary time capsule
Clark College will be celebrating history, Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m., as the college continues the year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary.
Members of the college community will gather to close and seal the college’s 75th anniversary time capsule. The time capsule will be encased within a sculpture located on the plaza, north of Gaiser Hall on the north end of Clark’s main campus. Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Parking maps and driving directions are available at www.clark.edu/maps.
The new time capsule will be opened during the college’s 100th anniversary celebration during the 2033-2034 academic year.
Join Columbia River Crossing
at a fair or festival this summer
Columbia River Crossing will have informational booths at various fairs and festivals throughout the summer. Staff will be on hand to answer questions about the project and to hand out informational materials.
In the upcoming weeks, project staff will be attending the following: Ho’ike Hawaiian Festival, Saturday, July 25th, St. Johns Catholic Church Transportation Fair, Sunday July 26th, and the Vancouver Outdoor Farmers Market, Saturday, August 8th.
A complete listing of summer events where CRC will be present can be viewed in the calendar on the project website: www.columbiarivercrossing.org.
The Clark County League of Women Voters will be conducting the following forums: Vancouver Mayoral Candidates’ Forum, co-sponsored with Forum at the Library at the Clark Public Utilities' Community Room, Thursday, July 23, 7:00 p.m., 1200 Fort. Vancouver Way; East County Candidates' Forum for 15th Legislative District, Washougal City Council, East County Fire & Rescue and Port of Camas-Washougal, Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 p.m., Court Community Room on SR 14 Frontage Road. <> Hawaiian Family Party, Thursday, July 23, 7 to 10 p.m., Hilton Hotel, 301 W. 6th Street. Email email@example.com or call 503-954-2338 for more information. <> Contestants, get ready to impress judges in this first ever Pacific Northwest event, So you think you can dance...Hula, Friday, July 24, 5 to 9 p.m., Esther Short Park, 8th and Esther Street. <> Movies at Haagen Park, Friday, July 24, 8:30 p.m., LeRoy Haagen Memorial Community Park, NE 136th Avenue and NE 9th Street. <> Vancouver Farmers Market, Friday, July 24, 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. <> Magenta Theater’s Wind in the Willows, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 23, and Friday, July 24, and 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 606 Main Street. For additional information, call 606-0033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. <> Magenta Theater is holding auditions for six male roles, ages 30+, Monday, August 10th, 7:00 p.m., for Wait Until Dark. For information, visit www.magentatheater.com.
Thursday on the air
Seattle Mariners at Detroit (live)—4 p.m. FSN, KTRO
Clark County Land Use Hearings (live)—6 p.m. CVTV 23
Portland Beavers at Reno (live)—7 p.m. KKAD
USL Puerto Rico at Portland (live)—7 p.m. FSN, KXTG
Vancouver Planning Commission (7-14)—11 p.m. CVTV 23
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