Entries by SueVo

Budtender Spotlight: Alex

Name: Alex From: Portland and Vancouver. Weed history: “I was in high school,” said the 22-year-old. “It was that typical friend asking if I wanted to try it. I agreed. I liked how it was intoxicating, but not so much that I didn’t know what was going on. It was pleasant.” Favorite strains: “I typically dab and […]

Budtender Spotlight: Terrence

Name: Terrence From: Columbus, Ohio. “I transferred out here on a work-related thing. I was in grocery for a long time – but I did a 180 and fell in love with the weed industry.” Weed history: “I moved out here and for the longest time I had the stigma in my head that smoking weed was […]

Budtender Spotlight: Corry

Name: Corry From: Seattle originally, but he’s lived in Vancouver since he was 9 years old. “I consider myself from Seattle. I like it here though. The people are super nice, and there are nice places around here to hike and camp, too.” Weed history: “I started smoking with my best friends when I was 15, and […]

Budtender Spotlight: Johnny

Name: Johnny From: Born in Utah, grew up in Washington near Hazel Dell. He served five years in the Army National Guard, mostly in Iraq. He returned in 2009. “I spent my 21st birthday in Iraq,” Johnny said. “I got stuck doing combat recovery. Anything that went on outside the wire, my guys had to go get […]

Budtender Spotlight: Jacob

Name: Jacob From: Sacramento, California, but he also has family in Clark County. “I moved to Huntington Beach for a few years, then I moved up here, looking for something new. I have a bunch of family in Vancouver and Camas, and I used to visit at least once every year or two – but now I’m […]

Budtender Spotlight: Dominik

Name: Dominik From: Los Angeles, California, originally, but he’s been in Vancouver for several years. “I moved up here with my dad when I was 16,” Dominik said. “He’s an airplane mechanic with Alaska Airlines. I ended up falling in love with Washington.” He graduated from Columbia River High School and spent four years in […]

Budtender Spotlight: Matt

Name: Matt From: Swansea, Massachusetts – near Fall River. He’s also lived in Southern California, where he made wax for the cannabis industry, and Wisconsin periodically. Matt moved to Vancouver in late May after visiting a friend in the area and checking out the scene, he said. “I visited a bunch of weed shops up […]

Budtender Spotlight: Sarah

Name: Sarah From: Forest Grove, Oregon. She moved to Vancouver a few months ago to work at The Herbery. “This is just a super chill state,” she said of her new home. “Everything’s so easy to get to.” Weed history: “My brothers used to smoke really hard core – and I was totally against it,” […]

Budtender Spotlight: Nate

Name: Nate From: Vancouver and Battle Ground. He graduated from Skyview High School. Weed history: “I grew up smoking, since I was about 14,” the 21-year-old said. “I always dreamed of having a legal job in the industry and it was a wish I wanted to fulfill – so I applied for a job at The […]

Budtender Spotlight: Angie

Name: Angie From: Portland, Oregon. She moved to Vancouver, Washington three years ago. “I love it in Vancouver,” Angie said. “It’s an extension of Portland, but more quiet.” Weed history: “I got into it when I was a kid with my friends, and I’ve been smoking ever since. The thing I like the most are […]