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 Dr. Pierre Provost, an anesthesiologist at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, joins colleagues and hospital staff as they greet members of the Oregon Air National Guard as they fly two F-15 Eagles over the area on Friday morning, May 22, 2020 as a tribute to front-line workers during the pandemic.

From the Newsroom: Celebrating well-earned recognition

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 Dr. Pierre Provost, an anesthesiologist at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, joins colleagues and hospital staff as they greet members of the Oregon Air National Guard as they fly two F-15 Eagles over the area on Friday morning, May 22, 2020 as a tribute to front-line workers during the pandemic.

May 29, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Journalists sponsor a lot of awards contests to recognize their own good work. Other industries do this too; I once got a really interesting story for the paper by talking to the two-time U.S. champion at installing resilient floor covering, who was from Vancouver. Read story

From the Newsroom: Can you find the good news?

May 22, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

I like to get suggestions from readers about stories to cover or how to improve The Columbian. Recently, I enjoyed talking with Jaquie Cole, a Ridgefield woman who reached out to us because she thought our readers might be interested in an aerial photo of Mount St. Helens she took… Read story

Jaquie Cole of Ridgefield displays a photo she took of Mount St. Helens in 1980 on Monday afternoon, May 10, 2021. Cole and her friend flew in a small plane over Mount St. Helens on the afternoon of May 17, 1980, less than 24 hours before the big eruption.

Ridgefield woman shares photos taken from plane day before Mount St. Helens blew

Jaquie Cole of Ridgefield displays a photo she took of Mount St. Helens in 1980 on Monday afternoon, May 10, 2021. Cole and her friend flew in a small plane over Mount St. Helens on the afternoon of May 17, 1980, less than 24 hours before the big eruption.

May 17, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Jaquie Cole had never flown in an airplane before, so when her best friend called to invite her on a scenic flight to Mount St. Helens, she didn’t hesitate to accept. Read story

From the Newsroom: ‘Roll Call’ may be near final votes

May 15, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

The heart of a good newspaper is local news, which is reported and edited by people who work for the paper. Daily papers also use wire news, which are the regional, national and international stories distributed by organizations including the Associated Press, Reuters and Tribune News Service, formerly McClatchy-Tribune. Read story

Fire damages homeless camp in west Vancouver

May 10, 2021, 6:09pm Clark County News

Arson investigators were called to determine the cause of a Monday afternoon fire that damaged a tent and other belongings in a homeless encampment west of downtown Vancouver, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian. Read story

Page missing from Monday e-edition

May 10, 2021, 9:06am Latest News

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Columbian Editor Craig Brown

From the Newsroom: Passionate about a new generation

Columbian Editor Craig Brown

May 8, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

I seem to have been meeting and talking with a lot of young journalists and journalism students lately. It’s making me feel better about the future of an occupation I’ve spent most of the last 40 years pursuing. Read story

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 A hallway sign encourages students to walk on the right and give their classmates space at Evergreen High School on Tuesday morning.

Plumbing problem closes Evergreen High School; classes to meet remotely

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 A hallway sign encourages students to walk on the right and give their classmates space at Evergreen High School on Tuesday morning.

May 6, 2021, 6:27pm Clark County News

A wastewater plumbing problem will keep Evergreen High School closed to in-person classes Friday, the district said Thursday evening. Read story

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Cousins’ altercation leads to arrests in Vancouver

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May 6, 2021, 5:38pm Clark County News

Vancouver police arrested a man Thursday morning on suspicion of domestic violence kidnapping and unlawful discharge of a firearm in an incident involving adult cousins. Read story

Portraits of U.S. presidents are part of cover of this chart from the Tacoma Times newspaper, circa 1912. William Howard Taft was president when the chart was printed.

From the Newsroom: Charting a familiar course on subscribers

Portraits of U.S. presidents are part of cover of this chart from the Tacoma Times newspaper, circa 1912. William Howard Taft was president when the chart was printed.

April 24, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Since The Columbian is a family-owned small business, I don’t have some corporate vice president for news telling me what to do all of the time. So I try to keep up on the trends in our industry. Read story