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Marcia Wannamaker
August 9, 2017

Marcia Wannamaker an employee with WSU Extension Clark County from Jan 2014 to Aug. 2017, died Aug. 8, 2017.

Market sale set, donations taken after fires halt county fair
September 1, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

REPUBLIC, Wash. – In her two decades as a 4-H leader in Ferry County, Kari Neal has never seen a fire season like this. Even in 1988, with the White Mountain fire raging on nearby Sherman Pass, the Ferry County Fair went on as usual.

Youth expand learning on farm business field trip
February 19, 2015

Wash-4-HBREMERTON, Wash. – Structured learning and encouragement from adult volunteers/mentors plays a vital role in helping young people achieve success in life. Washington State University Extension 4-H youth recently explored career opportunities and a new international business model, as well as cool tractors, on a machinery field trip.

Feb. 17: 4-H hosts statewide live discussion of issues
February 2, 2015

4-H-logo-100OLYMPIA, Wash. – High school students from across the state will host the first live 4-H Virtual Town Hall Meeting to connect and initiate discussion with lawmakers, citizens and peers at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Former WSU Extension dean named to 4-H hall of fame
October 3, 2014

Tate-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Michael J. Tate, the former dean of Washington State University Extension and just-retired chief diversity officer and human development professor, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 10 for his lifetime achievements and contributions.

June 22-24: WSU hosts state 4-H conference
May 22, 2014

4-H-national-logo-2012-80pPULLMAN, Wash. – Robotics, identity theft, cheese making and paying for college will be among the workshop topics at the annual statewide 4-H Teen Conference, to be held June 22-24 at Washington State University Pullman.

4-H volunteers feel impact, offer help after Oso mudslide
April 30, 2014

By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension

Lilianna with horstOSO, Wash. – For 4-H volunteers like Debbie Foster, helping in a crisis is second nature. When 150 cattle needed to be moved because of flooding from the Oso mudslide, she showed up with her trailer to get the job done.

WSU pilots effort to help families eat healthy on a budget
April 21, 2014

4-H-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Studies show 16.2 million U.S. children live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Washington State University Extension 4-H has received $150,000 to engage 2,500 youth and families in 13 counties in the 4-H Food Smart Families program.

Teens become lobbyists at WSU 4-H conference
February 10, 2014

4-H-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 200 youth will take on the roles of lobbyists at the annual Washington State University Extension 4-H Know Your Government Conference in Olympia Feb. 15-18 at the Red Lion Hotel.