Reader’s Choice: Clark County Talk’s Most-Read Stories in July

Community is important here in Clark County. Our readers care about their neighbors and their contributions to the community. This is reflected in the most-read articles for July. Make sure you didn’t miss reading them.

1. Vancouver Rocks Spreads Positive Energy

Jonni Hattershide added a colorful and creative vibe to her crow rock. Photo courtesy: Vancouver Rocks

Painted rocks are popping up in parks, stores, and trading places all over Clark County. The source is a free Facebook group called Vancouver Rocks. Writer Holly Miller gives you the scoop on why this group is spreading positivity.

2. Tom & Louise Baltes – Camas Couple Walks the World 

When not traveling, Tom and Louise enjoy local trails like the Lacamas Lake trail which is just down the hill from their Camas home. Photo courtesy: Tom and Louise Baltes

Tom and Louise Baltes of Camas have walked in over 20 countries and all 50 states and 51 capitol cities through a non-competitive walking sport called volksmarching. Writer Elizabeth Rose shares why they walk, walk, walk.

3. Vancouver Librarian Dedicated to Access to Information for All

Brandon Cruz is a Public Services Librarian at the Cascade Park Branch of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. Photo credit: Elizabeth R. Rose

Brandon Cruz, Public Services Librarian at the Cascade Park Branch of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, believes everyone should have access to information. Writer Elizabeth Rose found out how he is accomplishing that at the library where he works.

4. Editor’s Pick: Irma Slocum – A Wonder Woman of Her Time

Irma Slocum is a Vancouver treasure. At 96, she’s seen the landscape around her evolve from rolling farmland to suburban housing and strip malls. She’s watched her five children and dozens of grand and great-grandchildren play and grow on her Felida farmstead. She’s been a quiet model for women’s empowerment. Writer Anna Robinson shares a personal biography on Clark County’s wonder woman.

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