Thursday Apr 10
1856 Cascades battle topic of history talk
Military historian Bruce Mulkey will discuss the aftermath of the 1856 Battle of the Columbia River Cascades at 6 p.m. April 18. The presentation at the 40 et 8 Chateau, 7607 N.E. 26th Ave., is part of the Vancouver Barracks Military Association's monthly history lecture series.
Gold coins found in cans may have Vancouver connection
A couple from northern California found the coins when they were out for a walk.
Fort Vancouver Trust announces 2014 Marshall Leadership Award winners
Rick Drake, of the General George C. Marshall Foundation, was the keynote speaker at the ceremony where Jose Scott and Matthew Bisturis were presented with the 2014 Marshall Leadership Awards by the Fort Vancouver National Trust.
In Our View: History Sets Us Apart
What makes Vancouver unique from the rest of the Portland metropolitan area? Our position safely across the Columbia River in Washington, for one.
Don't fear failure
One of the questions posed by an audience member to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during her appearance in Portland Tuesday was: What advice would you give yourself when you were a high school freshman? Ulysses Grant was a brevet captain stationed at Fort Vancouver in 1852.