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Four injured as fire engulfs Vancouver apartments

July 29, 2020, 6:34pm Clark County News

A major fire Wednesday evening engulfed a building at Autumn Chase Apartments, a modern complex at 11301 N.E. Seventh St., east of Interstate 205. Four people were reported injured. Read story

From the Newsroom: Election coverage will look different

July 25, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

I don’t know about you, but 2020 has probably been the most disorienting year of my life. The days seem to drag on forever, but the weeks fly by. Read story

From the Newsroom: Interesting times as intern joins newsroom

July 18, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

If, like me, you look at bylines, you may have noticed a new one in The Columbian: Nicholas Gibson. Read story

From the Newsroom: News must be fit to print by deadline

July 11, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

As I am sure you have noticed that for weeks now we have been providing you with a daily update of local COVID-19 cases, deaths and tests conducted. The local information comes from Clark County Public Health, which strives to update its numbers by lunchtime on regular business days, Monday-Friday. Read story

Clark County adds 100 new COVID-19 cases

July 6, 2020, 2:47pm Clark County Health

More than 100 additional Clark County residents were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 over the long holiday weekend, according to information released Monday afternoon by Clark County Public Health. Read story

From the Newsroom: Clark County news gets the emphasis

June 27, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

A loyal Columbian reader, Ray from Camas, dropped me a note earlier this week to talk about the front page of our Tuesday, June 23, edition. Our top story was by our police reporter, Jerzy Shedlock, headlined “County to push forward on body cams.” Jerzy talked to a number of local sources, and his story reported that local law enforcement is much more interested in equipping police with body-worn cameras… Read story

Missing woman’s remains found in Oregon

June 21, 2020, 1:25pm Latest News

Authorities working in an unincorporated area near North Plains say they believe they have found the body of a 20-year-old woman reported missing in December. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said on Saturday that detectives believe the remains of Allyson Watterson were found in an area where a property… Read story

1 dead, 11 injured in Minneapolis shooting

June 21, 2020, 10:56am Latest News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A shooting in a popular Minneapolis nightlife area early Sunday left one man dead and 11 people wounded in a chaotic scene that sent people ducking into restaurants and other businesses for cover. The shooting broke out shortly after midnight in the city’s trendy Uptown neighborhood,… Read story

Portland protest results in arrests

June 21, 2020, 10:53am Latest News

PORTLAND — A peaceful protest in Portland against racial injustice turned violent early Sunday after baton-wielding police used flash-bang grenades to disperse demonstrators throwing bottles, cans and rocks at sheriff’s deputies near downtown’s Justice Center, police said. Portland police and Multnomah County sheriff’s deputies arrested several people after a… Read story

From the Newsroom: Style update important, timely step

June 20, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Because I am a baby boomer, I tend to look at books as an authoritative source. One of the books I use frequently when editing news copy is The Associated Press Stylebook, which contains several hundred entries that explain when to use quotation marks around book titles, when to write “compared with” instead of “compared to” and that the Chinese Nationalist party’s name is spelled Kuomintang (the word tang means… Read story