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An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

CREDC secures grant to bring aerospace, defense manufacturer to Clark County

The Columbia River Economic Development Council announced Tuesday that it has secured a $75,000 economic development grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce to help bring Chatsworth, Calif.-based aerospace…
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Passersby help save Vancouver family from house fire

A group of passersby helped a family of nine — including four children — escape a house fire Tuesday morning in west Vancouver.
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Clark County records 41 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Clark County reported 41 new COVID-19 cases and one death Tuesday with new data showing disease activity exceeding state guidelines for current restrictions.
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A cyclist navigates through traffic on Columbia Street south of the intersection with West Sixth Street in 2018.

Columbia Street bike lane project revived with little fanfare by Vancouver council

The Vancouver City Council awarded a contract to repave and restripe Columbia Street in downtown, a seemingly banal move that in fact represents the revival of a long-sought and hotly…
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Geophysicist Rebecca Kramer charges batteries for high-precision GPS equipment at USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver late last month. Staff was packing up monitoring gear being shipped to be used in studies of the volcanic system at Yellowstone National Park.

USGS monitors Yellowstone volcano system from Vancouver

As Rebecca Kramer geared up for a summer project to monitor Yellowstone’s volcano system, she was doing prep work in an east Vancouver parking lot.

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A hiring sign is displayed outside of a restaurant during the COVID-19 pandemic in Glenview, Ill., Saturday, May 8, 2021. US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles. Employers added just 266,000 jobs in April, sharply lower than in March and far fewer than economists had expected. The unemployment rate rose for the first time since April 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

U.S. job openings soar to highest level on record

U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses trying to fine new workers as the country…

Northwest

OR-93 arrived in California in late January and has ventured farther south in the state than any other wolf in more than a century. A new wolf, OR-103, has also crossed over from Oregon into California.

Second rare gray wolf crosses from Oregon into California

A young male gray wolf crossed into far Northern California early this month — joining another wolf that trekked into the state in late January…

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