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Where a normal night might see a just a few fire calls across Clark County, fire crews responded to several dozen calls on the Fourth of July
(Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

Two Fourth of July house fires displace 11 in Vancouver

The Fourth of July meant an expectedly busy night for fire crews across Clark County. In addition to multiple brush fires, the Vancouver Fire Department responded to two fires that…
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Clark County News
Seven Clark County men were arrested in LIncoln City, Ore., on suspicion of multiple crimes after a disturbance on a beach that included shooting off illegal fireworks, harassing a Black family and challenging arriving police to fight.

Clark County men accused of rioting, racial harassment at Oregon beach

A group of "confrontational and highly intoxicated" men from Clark County were arrested Saturday night in Lincoln City, Ore., for allegedly shooting off illegal fireworks, harassing a Black family and…
Clark County News
Protests about racial bias have erupted in all areas of American life - including Vancouver's nonprofit, community theater. Magenta Theater's founder and artistic director has quit, and this is the message that went up over the front door at the end of June.

Allegations of bias upend leadership at Vancouver’s Magenta Theater

A few weeks ago, any underlying history of racial tension at Magenta Theater was just that: underlying, simply simmering.
Clark County Life
Columbia River graduate Jordan Ryan warms up during physical therapy at ProActive fitness in Vancouver on June 30, 2020. Ryan tore her ACL in March and has been working on physical therapy since her surgery to bring her back to full health.

Three Clark County athletes rehab knee injuries in order to compete in college

Columbia River’s Jordan Ryan contemplated quitting basketball after she tore the anterior crucial ligament (ACL) in her left knee during a playoff game in February.

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