Take a few minutes to catch up on the latest news headlines from City Hall. From an approved action plan for c
C-TRAN “Breaks Ground” for The Vine – inVancouver.org
C-TRAN held a ground breaking ceremony on August 24 at Turtle Place Park, in downtown Vancouver. The Vine, set to open in late 2016, will implement a modern, enhanced transit line along the Fourth Plain and Fort Vancouver Way corridors between downtown Vancouver and Westfield Vancouver Mall. It will provide a unique identity with 34 stations that will offer passengers a safe, secure and reliable transit experience. To learn more visit
Make A Difference Day – inVancouver.org
Volunteer to keep Vancouver, Washington a beautiful place to live, work and play at #VanWa’s annual Make A Difference Day.
Native American Heritage – inVancouver.org
It’s Native American Month and we’re celebrating our rich native history. For more than a decade, the Water Center has observed Native American Heritage month in November by offering free activities that celebrate and recognize the many contributions of Native Americans to the larger American cultural mosaic. The celebration explored the meaning and stories behind native regalia, including a dance performance by local youth and native music.
The Visitor – inVancouver.org
“The Visitor,” by Seattle, Washington-based artist Matthew Dockrey is a light-hearted piece featuring a rusty steel tentacle coming up through a sewer manhole. It measures 4.75’ high and 4.5’ wide and is made from welded steel. The Visitor holds an actual City of Vancouver manhole cover atop its tentacle.
Annual Paddy Hough Parade – inVancouver.org
The 2016 Paddy Hough Parade on Main Street in Vancouver brought community members of all ages together in celebration of a sunny St. Patrick’s Day holiday!
MyVancouver App – inVancouver.org
Unleash your super powers for community good! The free MyVancouver app provides those who live, work or play in the City of Vancouver with a direct, convenient line of communication with local government to solve non-emergency issues. Report a pothole, a streetlight outage, graffiti and more! Download the MyVancouver app in your smart device store today.
#VanGoats – inVancouver.org
A herd of 25 goats was hired by the City to clear invasive plants from Raymond E. Shaffer Community Park. This is the first park to utilize goats for clearing in the City of Vancouver! bit.ly/1SKhs3M
Sakura Festival 2016 – inVancouver.org
The Sakura Festival is an annual celebration of the brief blooming of the Cherry Blossom trees in our City. These 100 gorgeous cherry blossom trees were donated by our sister city Joyo, Japan more than 25 years ago. They were planted at Clark College, creating an enduring reminder of the bonds between our region and Japan.
Let’s Take Flight – inVancouver.org
What’s your goal? Jessica Cox, the first armless person in aviation history to earn a pilot’s license, never listened to the naysayers when it came to dreaming big. Last weekend, she spoke at the Fort Vancouver National Trust’s Let’s Take Flight event, which raised over $123,000 for the Pearson Field Education Center’s STEM-based education programs for local youth.
BioBlitz 2016 – inVancouver.org
The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site hosted its first BioBlitz on May 21 and 22, 2016. Community members became citizen scientists as they worked with scientific experts to document more than 82 species of pollinators, birds and vascular plants at our local national park site!