Vancouver man in court following police standoff

A Vancouver man who allegedly ran naked with a knife through Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood, prompting a two-hour police standoff Sunday afternoon, made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court.

Loud and proud Camas-Washougal bound for New York

To hear players tell it, the reason the Camas-Washougal Babe Ruth 13-year-old all-stars are making so much noise this summer is because they are, well, loud.

Fed edges toward first rate hike in years

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don’t expect any timetable for a rate hike to be spelled out in a post-meeting statement. For now, the Fed wants to keep its options open.

Pump up the flavor of grilled chicken with Korean Gochujang

For many years, I was hooked on Thai red curry paste, a thick, unctuous seasoning that packs a little heat and a lot of savory deliciousness. It's great whisked into vinaigrettes and marinades, smeared straight up onto steaks and chicken, blended into meatloaf and burgers, even pureed into hummus.

Recharge aims for faster recovery

A new athletic recovery lounge in Vancouver is giving Clark County athletes access to equipment regularly used — and touted by — some of the top professional athletes in the country.


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The Science of Baseball

The Science of Baseball At the WSU Sports Science Lab, a team of engineers tests

Tips on talking to kids about pot

NEW YORK — Soon after Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, Todd Mitchem’s son proposed using

Special Sections

Welcome to Portrait

Every year The Columbian takes the opportunity to share portraits of some of the people who make Clark County such a special place to live, work, learn and play. In this year's edition, we highlight small business owners, a cancer survivor and many volunteers and experts who have left an impact on their chosen field or the community as a whole.


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