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Colvin Creek Fire near Woodland 100 percent contained

July 23, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

After six days of suppression efforts, firefighters have completely contained the Colvin Creek Fire east of Woodland, according to Washington Incident Management Team 5 spokesman Chuck Turley. Read story

Multiple blazes keeping fire investigators busy

July 23, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

Investigators at the Vancouver Fire Marshal's Office have been busy this week investigating numerous fires that have ranged in damage from scorching vegetation to displacing families from their homes. Read story

Police search for Vancouver man reported missing after fishing trip

July 22, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

Police are on the lookout for a Vancouver man who was reported missing Wednesday night after a fishing trip to Lacamas Lake. Read story

Park, trail projects in Clark County receive grants

July 20, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office is handing out nearly $3.8 million in grants this summer for several major trail and park projects throughout Clark County. Read story

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Customers visit Vancouver recreational pot shop Main Street Marijuana on July 1, the day recreational marijuana became legal in Oregon.

1st year a success for pot shops

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Customers visit Vancouver recreational pot shop Main Street Marijuana on July 1, the day recreational marijuana became legal in Oregon.

July 10, 2015, 12:00am Business

In a challenging first year for Washington's groundbreaking recreational marijuana industry, two booming Vancouver pot shops have come out on top, selling more product than any other retailers in the state. Read story

Beau Leach, general manager of TNT Fireworks Warehouse in Hazel Dell, said sales this year fell about 5 percent from last summer.

TNT Fireworks Warehouse reports drop in fireworks sales

Beau Leach, general manager of TNT Fireworks Warehouse in Hazel Dell, said sales this year fell about 5 percent from last summer.

July 7, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

Stuck in a relentless heat wave, customers apparently decided not to go all out on fireworks this Fourth of July weekend in Clark County. Read story

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Customers visit Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver on Wednesday, the day recreational marijuana became legal in Oregon. Vancouver pot shops have seen an increase in business this week and suspect the change in Oregon's law has something to do with it.

Pot now legal in Oregon; local shops reap benefit

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Customers visit Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver on Wednesday, the day recreational marijuana became legal in Oregon. Vancouver pot shops have seen an increase in business this week and suspect the change in Oregon's law has something to do with it.

July 2, 2015, 12:00am Business

When recreational marijuana possession became legal Wednesday in Oregon, Vancouver pot shops reaped the benefits, as Oregonians flocked across the border to get their fix. Read story

A goat languishes in intense summer heat in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield turns to goats for help with wild weeds, invasive bushes

A goat languishes in intense summer heat in Ridgefield.

July 1, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

If you've driven past Heron and Lark drives in Ridgefield this past week, you probably noticed the grassy landscape was overrun with goats chomping away on whatever they can pick off the ground. Read story

Marijuana clone plants

Marijuana landscape to change Wednesday

Marijuana clone plants

June 30, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

Wednesday marks the dawn of a new era in the Northwest recreational marijuana market. While possession becomes legal in Oregon for adults 21 and older that day, a bill ushering in a number of sweeping changes to Washington's recreational marijuana system also will become law. Read story

Suspect in Woodland burglary, dog killing, in custody

June 29, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

The man wanted by police for allegedly shooting and killing a dog during a Woodland burglary is in custody this morning, according to Woodland Police Department. Read story