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Stories by Craig Brown

Columbian Editor

From the Newsroom: Welcoming a familiar face

February 10, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Have you noticed an old byline in The Columbian’s pages again? We recently welcomed back Dylan Jefferies, who was with us from November 2021 through November 2022. That was a difficult and stressful period for everyone, and especially for journalists. Dylan started as our health reporter and was in the… Read story

The Kiggins Theatre marquee sign is illuminated Thursday during the Columbian Conversations: Wildfires in Southwest Washington event.

From the Newsroom: A solution to the crossword

The Kiggins Theatre marquee sign is illuminated Thursday during the Columbian Conversations: Wildfires in Southwest Washington event.

February 3, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

After a week of hearing from readers, I am hopeful that our crossword puzzle problem has a solution. Read story

From the Newsroom: Readers don’t like this change

January 27, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

At the bottom of last week’s column, I mentioned that The Daily Commuter crossword puzzle authored by a Spokane woman named Jacqueline E. Mathews seemed to have a fill-in author. Read story

Firefighter Leo Gonzalez, center, sprays smoldering ground in the Camas Creek watershed while working with colleagues to tackle the Nakia Fire on Oct.

From the Newsroom: We’re hosting more events

Firefighter Leo Gonzalez, center, sprays smoldering ground in the Camas Creek watershed while working with colleagues to tackle the Nakia Fire on Oct.

January 20, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

One of the newsroom’s New Year’s resolutions is to host more community events. We’ve held an annual Economic Forecast event for decades, and last year started what we hope will be an ongoing series of Columbian Conversations, where an invited panel discusses an important community issue, with the goal of… Read story

From the Newsroom: Changing our way of thinking

January 13, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

I’ve had a few different careers but most of my 40 years on the job have been spent in the newspaper industry. Read story

A motorist passes by a tree with snow-covered blossoms in southeast Vancouver after a rare April snowstorm blanketed the area Monday morning, April 11, 2022.

Up to 3 inches of snow forecast for Vancouver area tonight as temperatures drop

A motorist passes by a tree with snow-covered blossoms in southeast Vancouver after a rare April snowstorm blanketed the area Monday morning, April 11, 2022.

January 9, 2024, 2:35pm Clark County News

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Vancouver area, predicting 1 to 3 inches of slushy snow could fall after 10 p.m. Tuesday night through 6 a.m. Wednesday morning. Read story

From the Newsroom: AI failed our top stories test

January 6, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

One of our newsroom traditions at The Columbian is to select our top local stories of the year, and use that to lead our big weekend edition closest to the end of the year. This year, that happened to be Saturday, Dec. 28. Read story

A motorist passes the sign for the former Sigrid&rsquo;s cafe, which operated for many years along Northeast 72nd Avenue north of Vancouver. The log cabin that housed the restaurant is now a private residence.

Clark Asks: Reader’s question about a red ‘S’ leads to story of little log cabin that once housed popular German restaurant in Vancouver

A motorist passes the sign for the former Sigrid&rsquo;s cafe, which operated for many years along Northeast 72nd Avenue north of Vancouver. The log cabin that housed the restaurant is now a private residence.

January 1, 2024, 6:03am Business

When The Columbian recently featured a story about the old Totem Pole restaurant in Hazel Dell, we asked readers what else they would like to know about, using the Clark Asks portal on our website. Read story

Crow Butte along Highway 14 is a hidden gem of a campground. Bring a corkscrew; it&rsquo;s close to several wineries.

RV Spotlight: Crow Butte Park

Crow Butte along Highway 14 is a hidden gem of a campground. Bring a corkscrew; it&rsquo;s close to several wineries.

December 30, 2023, 6:01am Outdoors

RV spot: Crow Butte Park Read story

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From the Newsroom: More predictions for 2024

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December 30, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

Last week, I shared some predictions for 2024 from the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. I’m sharing a few more today. I edited them for length; if you want to read them in their original form, or browse the many more predictions, visit www.niemanlab.org. Read story