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Esther Short Commons provides affordable housing to low-income residents in downtown Vancouver.
Volunteer driver Dave Coburn delivers Meals on Wheels to Ridgefield resident Bonnie Peck.
Owner Cheran Bee ,left, and Treena Johnson display brightly-colored “Framed” quilt at Fiddlesticks Quilt Shop in Vancouver.
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Esther Short Commons provides affordable housing to low-income residents in downtown Vancouver.

Task force explores affordable housing

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Task Force is recommending policy tools to the city council designed to protect renters in the face of an increasingly tight rental market.

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Volunteer driver Dave Coburn delivers Meals on Wheels to Ridgefield resident Bonnie Peck.

Meal on Wheels: A lifeline for seniors

Since 1970, Meals on Wheels People has provided a nutritional and social lifeline for seniors at 32 meal sites in Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties and through meal deliveries to homebound seniors.

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Owner Cheran Bee ,left, and Treena Johnson display brightly-colored “Framed” quilt at Fiddlesticks Quilt Shop in Vancouver.

Quilting, vintage shops inspire creative ways to treasure hunt

Vancouver offers some of the best quilt shops as well as thrift/vintage clothing and furnishing stores in the region.

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