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Filing week ends in Clark County with 523 candidates vying for 383 offices

Friday’s final day of filing week saw a handful of candidates joining the 2022 election season and one candidate withdraw.
Election
Defense attorney Shon Bogar, left, joins defendant Zachery Hansen during his attempted murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Monday morning. Hansen was accused of loosening the lug nuts on his former partner's tires while she had their 4-year-old daughter in the car. On Tuesday, the judge acquitted Hansen of two counts each of second-degree attempted murder and first-degree attempted assault but found him guilty of two counts of second-degree attempted assault.

Ariel man gets more than a year in prison for loosening lug nuts on woman’s car

An Ariel man was sentenced Friday to more than a year in prison for loosening the lug nuts on the wheels of his former partner’s car before she drove it…
Clark County News
Brent Hennrich of Vancouver announced Friday that he is stepping aside in the race for the 3rd Congressional District to support fellow Democrat Marie Perez.

Democrat Hennrich withdraws from 3rd Congressional District race

Brent Hennrich of Vancouver, a Democrat competing to replace U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Congress, announced Friday that he will withdraw from the race and endorse fellow Democrat Marie…
Clark County News
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Vancouver man held in east Vancouver shooting case

An 18-year-old man is accused of shooting at three teenagers after they threw rocks and sling-shotted ball bearings at him Thursday afternoon at an east Vancouver apartment complex.
Courts & Crime

Clark County

Nine teens were in this SUV when it crashed in Salmon Creek. Seven were transporter to Randall Children's Hospital.

Six teens sent to hospitals following single-vehicle crash in Salmon Creek

Six Clark County teenagers were taken to area hospitals Thursday afternoon after the SUV they were traveling in spun off Northeast 117th Street.

Business

The American Empress sits docked behind the Red Lion at the Quay in downtown Vancouver.

Clark County tourism is on the increase

As the pandemic appears to be fading, tourism has picked up substantially in Clark County, even more so than in the rest of the state.

Northwest

An election worker at the Clackamas County Elections office shows barcodes on ballots that is bad, top, and good on Thursday, May 19, 2022, Oregon City, Ore. Ballots with blurry barcodes that can't be read by vote-counting machines will delay election results by weeks in a key U.S. House race in Oregon's primary.

Lawmaker calls for investigation of Oregon ballot fiasco

A Democratic state lawmaker in Oregon is calling for a formal investigation into a ballot-printing fiasco that will delay results from Tuesday’s primary by weeks…

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Politics

FILE - Sen. John Kennedy, R-La. speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2022. New legislation introduced Thursday by Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., and Kennedy, would require the Justice Department to establish guidelines for the federal Bureau of Prisons and state correctional systems to notify the families of incarcerated people if their loved one has a serious illness, a life-threatening injury or if they die behind bars.

Bill pushes feds to notify families of sick, dying inmates

New legislation introduced in the Senate would require the Justice Department to establish guidelines for the federal Bureau of Prisons and state correctional systems to…

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Jodi Gaylord, a dispatch supervisor for Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency, works in downtown Vancouver. Gaylord has been at CRESA for 25 years and has watched the county grow and the ways that 911 calls have changed.

Clark County 911 dispatchers tackle difficult job — and they are hiring

Several of Clark County’s 911 dispatchers never imagined they’d be the ones answering the phones when someone calls about an emergency.

Clark County Events

Many events in Clark County have been altered or canceled due to coronavirus rules. Contact organizers to verify details.

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