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Quilts line the pews on Saturday at the North Clark Historical Museum in Amboy. This quilt pictured was recently donated by 101-year-old Elaine Fletcher. Her mother crafted the mostly finished quilt; a needle was found in the unfinished binding.

Closed by COVID-19, North Clark County museum reopens

Quilts line the pews on Saturday at the North Clark Historical Museum in Amboy. This quilt pictured was recently donated by 101-year-old Elaine Fletcher. Her mother crafted the mostly finished quilt; a needle was found in the unfinished binding.

April 10, 2021, 7:54pm Clark County News

AMBOY — Scores of North Clark County historical items are open again for public view. Read story

Tom Hill looks over vacant land on March 30 that is the site of a future apartment complex in the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood. Residents say the project will cause major traffic headaches in the area. A small stream that feeds into Tenny Creek is seen nearby.

Apartment plans rile Northeast Hazel Dell

Tom Hill looks over vacant land on March 30 that is the site of a future apartment complex in the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood. Residents say the project will cause major traffic headaches in the area. A small stream that feeds into Tenny Creek is seen nearby.

April 7, 2021, 6:01am Business

An apartment complex coming to the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood has drawn the ire of neighbors — an example of how Clark County’s growth can pit housing needs against livability for existing residents. Read story

Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring O'Brien delivers the annual State of the County address virtually Tuesday night from the Public Service Center in Vancouver.

Clark County chair calls county ‘resilient’ in annual addressvideo icon

Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring O'Brien delivers the annual State of the County address virtually Tuesday night from the Public Service Center in Vancouver.

April 6, 2021, 8:55pm Clark County News

In a word, the state of Clark County ‘resilient,’ the county’s top elected official said in an address Tuesday night.  Read story

A police officer wears a newly issued body camera outside the 34th precinct in New York in 2017. The Clark County Sheriff's Office would like to start a pilot program to use body cameras.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office could begin using body-worn cameras later this year

A police officer wears a newly issued body camera outside the 34th precinct in New York in 2017. The Clark County Sheriff's Office would like to start a pilot program to use body cameras.

April 1, 2021, 6:56pm Clark County News

A body-worn and dash camera program for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office could begin with a phased approach later this year. Read story

A police officer wears a newly issued body camera outside the 34th precinct in New York in 2017. The Clark County Sheriff's Office would like to start a pilot program to use body cameras.

Clark County Council to weigh body-cam program

A police officer wears a newly issued body camera outside the 34th precinct in New York in 2017. The Clark County Sheriff's Office would like to start a pilot program to use body cameras.

March 30, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

A tentative plan by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office to begin purchasing body-worn and dash cameras will get its first airing this week before the body that will ultimately have to pay for them. Read story

Liz Pike (The Columbian files)

Liz Pike resigns from Clark County Charter Review Commission

Liz Pike (The Columbian files)

March 25, 2021, 6:41pm Clark County News

Liz Pike, a former Republican state legislator from Camas, has resigned her seat on the Clark County Charter Review Commission. Read story

Then- state Sen. Don Benton at the legislative outlook breakfast at the Vancouver Hilton in 2015.

Judge fines Clark County $40,000 for withholding documents in Benton lawsuit

Then- state Sen. Don Benton at the legislative outlook breakfast at the Vancouver Hilton in 2015.

March 23, 2021, 6:04pm Clark County News

A Clark County Superior Court judge has levied a $40,000 fine against the county after ruling that it withheld documents in an ongoing lawsuit pursued by Don Benton, a former Republican state senator and county official. Read story

A motorist drives past Camas Ridge Apartments on Monday morning.

Camas eyes density, mixed dwelling types in affordable housing plan

A motorist drives past Camas Ridge Apartments on Monday morning.

March 23, 2021, 6:04am Business

Higher density and mixed dwelling types are likely to be keys to Camas’ housing strategy in the coming years. Read story

Proponents of a recent nearby zoning amendment argued that the 7-Eleven on Northeast 76th Street and Northeast Covington Road, pictured Tuesday, serves as an example of why the change was necessary.

Clark County Council balances job creation with affordable housing in land-use decisions

Proponents of a recent nearby zoning amendment argued that the 7-Eleven on Northeast 76th Street and Northeast Covington Road, pictured Tuesday, serves as an example of why the change was necessary.

March 21, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

When a Clark County housing advisory committee recently held a lengthy discussion on the need for mixed dwelling types, one comment in particular stood out. Read story

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

Group launches fireworks petition drive in Clark County

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

March 20, 2021, 2:36pm Clark County News

The grappling over fireworks restrictions in Clark County may not have reached its grand finale. A group of activists has started a petition drive. Read story