Working in Clark County: Phil Auer, dance studio owner

Phil Auer was raised in a dance family and at age 24 he became the youngest-ever franchise owner of an Arthur Murray Dance Studio. After giving 40 to 45 private lessons per week for a few years, Auer now owns several Arthur Murray studios. "I like to say at the dance studio we give unexpected customer service," Auer said. "I like to see people open up and become more outgoing when they get involved in dancing."

Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday that the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, with a White House task force recommending independent outside investigations when police use deadly force.


Which of these slogans would you like to have hanging over the head of our county councilors?

Local Events

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Corks and Forks

Wine and Food Society of Clark County event great kick-off for 2015!

The first event of the year for the Wine and Food Society of Clark County

Home Made

Springtime Salad

About this time every year, I find myself torn.  I am looking forward to


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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