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Pink Lemonade Project CEO Susan Stearns, right, talks with Portland resident Nicole Bell on Sept. 8 at The Standard Volunteer Expo at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland. The nonprofit is trying to recruit more volunteers and raise its profile.

Vancouver-based Pink Lemonade Project emerges from pandemic bigger, stronger

Pink Lemonade Project CEO Susan Stearns, right, talks with Portland resident Nicole Bell on Sept. 8 at The Standard Volunteer Expo at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland. The nonprofit is trying to recruit more volunteers and raise its profile.

October 9, 2022, 6:05am Breast Cancer

The Vancouver-based Pink Lemonade Project is growing exponentially. Read story

Gladleen Jack, engagement specialist with Share Homestead, looks over one of the facility's two respite rooms in Hazel Dell on Thursday afternoon. Thanks to a grant from Kaiser Permanente of the Northwest, Share's respite program is about to receive a needed boost. The award will help Share become a medical respite Medicaid provider, establish a financial process for billable services and integrate full-time nursing services.

Kaiser Permanente awards $300K in grants to boost Share medical respite program

Gladleen Jack, engagement specialist with Share Homestead, looks over one of the facility's two respite rooms in Hazel Dell on Thursday afternoon. Thanks to a grant from Kaiser Permanente of the Northwest, Share's respite program is about to receive a needed boost. The award will help Share become a medical respite Medicaid provider, establish a financial process for billable services and integrate full-time nursing services.

October 7, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

After a hospital stay, most people want to recover in the comfort of their own home. But that is not an option for a patient who is experiencing homelessness. Read story

Tenny Creek, a three-story, 40-unit assisted living facility that will provide critical housing and support for formerly homeless individuals with complex behavioral and physical health challenges, celebrated its grand opening in May.

Low-income housing and affordable housing: What’s the difference?

Tenny Creek, a three-story, 40-unit assisted living facility that will provide critical housing and support for formerly homeless individuals with complex behavioral and physical health challenges, celebrated its grand opening in May.

October 3, 2022, 6:05am Business

The terms low-income housing and affordable housing are often used interchangeably, causing confusion for many. Read story

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 While it may seem that cooperate homebuying is a problem, corporate purchases are actually low in Clark County, accounting for 618 of 24,624 purchases, or about 2.5 percent, of residential single-family home purchases between January 2020 and July of this year, according to the analysis of Clark County Assessor's Office data conducted by The Columbian.

Who is really buying all the housing in Clark County?

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 While it may seem that cooperate homebuying is a problem, corporate purchases are actually low in Clark County, accounting for 618 of 24,624 purchases, or about 2.5 percent, of residential single-family home purchases between January 2020 and July of this year, according to the analysis of Clark County Assessor's Office data conducted by The Columbian.

October 2, 2022, 6:05am Business

As Clark County residents try to reconcile themselves to rapidly increasing rents and home prices, one possible villain has emerged in the popular imagination: corporate homebuyers. Read story

Members of the Columbia Play Project raise awareness about Give More 24! as they hand out flyers at The Waterfront Vancouver on Sept. 22.

Clark County homeless service providers meet, exceed goals during Give More 24!

Members of the Columbia Play Project raise awareness about Give More 24! as they hand out flyers at The Waterfront Vancouver on Sept. 22.

September 29, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County nonprofits that serve people experiencing homelessness exceeded or came close to meeting their fundraising goals at Give More 24! this year, indicating that there is momentum behind these organizations and their mission to alleviate homelessness in Clark County. Read story

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Vancouver celebrated Give More 24!

Nonprofits in Clark County ready to greet Give More 24!

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Vancouver celebrated Give More 24!

September 21, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Give More 24! returns Thursday, and some local nonprofits are gearing up to host in-person events for the one-day fundraising extravaganza. In-person fundraising events were canceled the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Clark County Vital Records office to offer in-person services

September 17, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health’s Vital Records office will be open for in-person services five days per week starting Monday. Read story

Students, other donors are asked to give blood to boost Washington’s supply

September 16, 2022, 5:58am Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health and Northwest Blood Coalition are urging eligible blood donors to schedule donations, especially as summer ends and the school year begins. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, deaths rise slightly

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September 15, 2022, 3:59pm Clark County News

Clark County’s rate of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations rose slightly this week, but the county remains in the low-risk category for disease transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on its current number of cases, hospitalizations and overall hospital occupancy. Read story

Legacy Salmon Creek pharmacy pickup site for human donor milk

September 15, 2022, 5:45am Clark County News

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center has joined Northwest Mothers Milk Bank to open the first human donor milk distribution site for families in Southwest Washington. Read story