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Vancouver's Homeless Response Coordinator Jamie Spinelli will be one of the panelists at our March 1 community conversation.

From the Newsroom: Be part of the conversation

Vancouver's Homeless Response Coordinator Jamie Spinelli will be one of the panelists at our March 1 community conversation.

February 11, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

One of the old rules of newspapering is that journalists should report the news, and never become the news. That still may be true on some levels — I have never had a call asking me to bail one of my reporters out of jail, and I don’t want to… Read story

The Medford Mail Tribune ceased operations on Jan. 13, though the website it still in operations.

From the Newsroom: The Medford autopsy

The Medford Mail Tribune ceased operations on Jan. 13, though the website it still in operations.

February 4, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

Have you heard the old saying/curse “May you live in interesting times”? Nowhere are times in the news business more interesting than in Medford, Ore., where the longtime daily newspaper, the Mail Tribune, abruptly closed, and, almost as quickly, two other news organizations announced plans to serve the community. Read story

From the Newsroom: We had a pretty good week

January 28, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

Forgive me if I brag a little bit this week, but I thought we produced some very good journalism. Here are some of my favorites: Read story

From the Newsroom: We’re in an unusual situation

January 21, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

It is only Jan. 21, but already we have welcomed two new reporters to the metro news team this year, allowing us to resurrect an important beat that we had to let lapse a few years ago. It’s an unusual but welcome, situation. Read story

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From the Newsroom: Here’s our 2022 report card

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January 14, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

It’s that time of year when Columbian employees work on our performance evaluations and future plans. Read story

Leaves surround a line designating the Willamette Meridian. All of Oregon and Washington were surveyed from this Initial Point along the Willamette Meridian, which runs north to Canada and south to the California border. The Willamette Baseline runs east-west from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho.

Willamette Stone is the reference point for every property in Washington and Oregon

Leaves surround a line designating the Willamette Meridian. All of Oregon and Washington were surveyed from this Initial Point along the Willamette Meridian, which runs north to Canada and south to the California border. The Willamette Baseline runs east-west from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho.

December 31, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Let’s start at the beginning. Read story

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Attendees light candles at the annual Homeless Persons Memorial Day on Dec. 21 in Vancouver. Homelessness is a persistent top story in Clark County.

From the Newsroom: A Top 10 deja vu

ELAYNA YUSSEN for The Columbian
Attendees light candles at the annual Homeless Persons Memorial Day on Dec. 21 in Vancouver. Homelessness is a persistent top story in Clark County.

December 31, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

It’s the last weekend of the year, a time when the newsroom selects our local Top 10 Stories Of The Year. Look for this year’s roundup in print and online Sunday. Read story

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Man sentenced to prison in Clark County, Portland robberies

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December 30, 2022, 4:29pm Clark County News

A robber who struck multiple times in Clark County and Portland has been sentenced to serve 60 months in prison, according to the District Attorney’s Office in Multnomah County, Ore. Read story

An Alaska-bound cruise ship passes the campground at Fort Casey State Park on Whidbey Island.

From the Newsroom: Tour of less-traveled road

An Alaska-bound cruise ship passes the campground at Fort Casey State Park on Whidbey Island.

December 24, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

It’s Christmas Eve. I’m taking a day off from journalism. Instead, I want to tell you about Washington’s most scenic highway, because almost no one knows about it. Read story

Two Vancouver residents displaced by apartment fire

December 23, 2022, 11:23am Clark County News

A Thursday night fire damaged an apartment at 1604 X St., according to the Vancouver Fire Department. Read story