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Doug Ness, then The Columbian's finance director, operates a backhoe to take one of the first "bites" of the former Jantzen swimwear factory in 2006. The Columbian bought the property, now the location of Grand Central Fred Meyer, with the intention of building an office, but later sold the site.

Doug Ness, retired CFO who guided The Columbian through tough times, dies at 77

Doug Ness, retired chief financial officer of The Columbian and longtime Columbia River Economic Development Council board member, died early Thursday at age 77 after a long illness.
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A skateboard-weilding vandal smashed multiple windows at Geme Art and two other businesses in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday. A man was later arrested in connection with the incident.

Vandal smashes windows at three Vancouver businesses

A man is accused of smashing out the windows of three downtown Vancouver businesses with a skateboard Tuesday morning, causing extensive damage to an art gallery and supply shop.
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Washougal man killed in Highway 14 crash in Vancouver

A Washougal man was killed Wednesday in a three-vehicle collision on state Highway 14 near Southeast 164th Avenue.
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Clark County’s COVID activity rate, hospitalizations continue to decrease

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate and hospitalizations fell again this week, and the county remains at low risk for disease transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) drops to pass as Chicago Bears' Kyler Gordon (6) closes in during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, in Seattle.

Error-prone Seahawks struggle in 27-11 preseason loss to Bears

Geno Smith did little to distinguish himself in his battle with Drew Lock for Seattle’s starting quarterback job as the sloppy Seahawks fell 27-11 to…


A vehicle with flags in support of Donald Trump drives outside of the Paul G. Rogers Federal Courthouse, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Attorneys for the nation's largest media companies are presenting their case before a federal magistrate judge to make public the affidavit supporting the warrant that allowed FBI agents to search former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

Judge appears willing to unveil some of Mar-a-Lago affidavit

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the Justice Department to put forward proposed redactions as he committed to making…

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One person was killed in a crash in Hazel Dell on Tuesday.

Driver killed after crashing into pole, house in Hazel Dell

The driver of a vehicle was killed Tuesday in Hazel Dell after crashing into a power pole, striking a house and being ejected from the…

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