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Columbian staff writer

A close-up of the cap gun recovered at the scene of the June 8 fatal police shooting of Vadim Sashchenko near the Vancouver waterfront.

Weapon in fatal police shooting near the Vancouver waterfront was a modified cap gun

A close-up of the cap gun recovered at the scene of the June 8 fatal police shooting of Vadim Sashchenko near the Vancouver waterfront.

June 21, 2024, 1:52pm Clark County News

The apparent firearm a man pointed at a Vancouver police officer before the officer fatally shot him was a modified cap gun, investigators said Friday. Read story

The Clark County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office arrested eight suspects during a retail theft operation at the Fred Meyer store on 117th Avenue in Orchards.

Eight arrested in retail theft operation at Orchards Fred Meyer, says Clark County Sheriff’s Office

The Clark County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office arrested eight suspects during a retail theft operation at the Fred Meyer store on 117th Avenue in Orchards.

June 21, 2024, 12:55pm Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested eight people last week during an operation in Orchards to crack down on retail theft. Read story

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez hosts roundtable with first responders to discuss child care access

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

June 20, 2024, 5:30pm Clark County News

First responders face exceptional difficulties accessing child care. In Clark County only about 23.59 percent of child care needs are being met, according to the state Department of Children, Youth & Families. Read story

A motorist prepares to head southbound on Interstate 5 from the Northeast 179th Street interchange in Ridgefield on Monday morning. The state plans to install roundabouts there.

Ridgefield roundabouts slated for 179th Street; WSDOT seeks residents’ input through survey

A motorist prepares to head southbound on Interstate 5 from the Northeast 179th Street interchange in Ridgefield on Monday morning. The state plans to install roundabouts there.

June 20, 2024, 6:04am Clark County News

The Washington State Department of Transportation is moving forward with a project that will introduce roundabouts at the on- and offramps to Interstate 5 at Northeast 179th Street, near the Clark County Fairgrounds. Read story

Interstate 5 in Portland to close between June 28-July 1

June 18, 2024, 5:11pm Clark County News

Four miles of Interstate 5 in southwest Portland will close in all directions between June 28 and July 1 as crews rebuild the bridge deck across Southwest 26th Avenue. Read story

Three candidate forums set ahead of Aug. 6 vote

June 18, 2024, 4:42pm Clark County News

In advance of the Aug. 6 primary election, the League of Women Voters of Clark County is hosting candidate forums for competitive local races. Read story

PDX seeks volunteers for tour of new terminal

June 17, 2024, 5:34pm Clark County News

Portland International Airport is hosting a “dress rehearsal” for people interested in seeing the new main terminal before it opens to the public. Read story

Expect delays Tuesday on eastbound state Highway 14 near Camas

June 17, 2024, 4:40pm Clark County News

Construction work will cause daytime delays Tuesday along eastbound state Highway 14 near Camas. Read story

John Saulie-Rohman, Candidate for Congress

Independent launches long-shot bid for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District

John Saulie-Rohman, Candidate for Congress

June 14, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

John Saulie-Rohman wants to shake up the race for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Hazel Dell street to close starting June 24

June 13, 2024, 6:18pm Clark County News

Northeast 68th Street between Northeast 10th Avenue and Northeast 14th Avenue in Hazel Dell will be closed to through traffic beginning June 24 for construction associated with the Northeast 68th Street Sidewalk Project. Read story