<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Sunday,  July 14 , 2024

Linkedin Pinterest
Photo of Carlos Fuentes

Stories by Carlos Fuentes

Columbian staff writer

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Vancouver reduces criminal diversion fee for some individuals

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

September 15, 2023, 4:37pm Clark County News

Last month, the city of Vancouver reduced the participation fee for its criminal diversion program to promote access for low-income individuals. Read story

Bibiana Pinon-Hernandez is hugged by family Thursday morning after becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen after emigrating from Mexico. At top, Maria Miramon, from Mexico, also becomes a U.S. citizen during a ceremony at the Pearson Air Museum Hangar.

New U.S. citizens welcomed in naturalization ceremony at Fort Vancouver

Bibiana Pinon-Hernandez is hugged by family Thursday morning after becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen after emigrating from Mexico. At top, Maria Miramon, from Mexico, also becomes a U.S. citizen during a ceremony at the Pearson Air Museum Hangar.

September 14, 2023, 7:29pm Clark County News

Ryan Tan arrived in Vancouver in 2015 as a teenager from China and enrolled at Union High School as a junior. Read story

Vancouver City Council plans community forum

September 13, 2023, 5:56am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council will host its third community forum of the year at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Luepke Center. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver to pay $500K to man hurt in fall on Waterfront Renaissance Trail

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

September 12, 2023, 7:02pm Clark County News

An Arizona man who tripped and fell on a Vancouver trail in 2021 will receive $500,000 from the city in an injury settlement finalized Monday night. Read story

A disc swing sits at the new Marshall Park on Aug. 10. The park and the Chelsea Anderson Memorial Play Station are at 1015 E. McLoughlin Blvd. in Vancouver.

Vancouver playground promises fun for users of all abilities

A disc swing sits at the new Marshall Park on Aug. 10. The park and the Chelsea Anderson Memorial Play Station are at 1015 E. McLoughlin Blvd. in Vancouver.

September 9, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

More than a year after closing, the Chelsea Anderson Memorial Play Station at Marshall Park is set to reopen this morning as Vancouver’s newest fully accessible playground. Read story

Pete Adams of the Vancouver Fire Department works at the scene July 28, 2022, as firefighters respond to a two-alarm fire at the Birchwood Lane Apartments. The blaze was contained to one downstairs unit, and no injuries were reported.

FEMA grant to boost home fire prevention in Vancouver

Pete Adams of the Vancouver Fire Department works at the scene July 28, 2022, as firefighters respond to a two-alarm fire at the Birchwood Lane Apartments. The blaze was contained to one downstairs unit, and no injuries were reported.

September 2, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving the Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office $207,000 to support its home fire-prevention program. Read story

Vancouver Ballet Folklorico performs during a Dia de los Muertos celebration at the Vancouver Community Library in 2019.

Vancouver awards creative arts grants

Vancouver Ballet Folklorico performs during a Dia de los Muertos celebration at the Vancouver Community Library in 2019.

August 31, 2023, 6:09am Clark County Life

This week Vancouver awarded $92,100 for creative arts and heritage programs to boost the cultural landscape of the city over the next year. Read story

Vancouver Fire Department Station 6 in 2022.

Vancouver Fire Department reports record-breaking number of calls in 2022, hiring successes

Vancouver Fire Department Station 6 in 2022.

August 29, 2023, 7:05pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Fire Department has been busy fighting both fires and staff vacancies, with a record-breaking number of calls in 2022 forcing the department to ramp up hiring efforts. Read story

Volunteer Mike Riley welcomes students from Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Sept. 13, 2022.

Fort Vancouver brings in record number of tourist dollars

Volunteer Mike Riley welcomes students from Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Sept. 13, 2022.

August 26, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site brought in a record number of tourist dollars to the city of Vancouver last year, according to a new National Park Service report. Read story

The Greater Vancouver Chamber and PeaceHealth announced Friday that Kim and Lisa Capeloto are this year’s recipients of the First Citizen Award for their philanthropic efforts and contributions to community growth.

Clark County residents Kim and Lisa Capeloto are winners of 2023 First Citizen Award

The Greater Vancouver Chamber and PeaceHealth announced Friday that Kim and Lisa Capeloto are this year’s recipients of the First Citizen Award for their philanthropic efforts and contributions to community growth.

August 25, 2023, 8:04pm Clark County News

The Greater Vancouver Chamber and PeaceHealth announced Friday that Kim and Lisa Capeloto are this year’s recipients of the First Citizen Award for their philanthropic efforts and contributions to community growth. Read story