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Democratic candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, right, looks skyward while Republican candidate Joe Kent gives his closing remarks on Saturday during a debate at the Vancouver Community Library.

Candidates Kent, Perez make their case in Vancouver debate

Democratic candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, right, looks skyward while Republican candidate Joe Kent gives his closing remarks on Saturday during a debate at the Vancouver Community Library.

October 15, 2022, 6:36pm Clark County News

On a Saturday afternoon in a crowded library room, Southwest Washington’s congressional candidates sat shoulder to shoulder to argue why they should represent the region and contest the other’s “magical thinking.” Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

Disenchanted with Kent, more Republicans pivot to Perez

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

October 15, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

If there is any chance for Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez to represent Southwest Washington in Congress, it all hinges on her ability to gather robust Republican support. Read story

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks with people in the crowd before receiving Pacific Northwest Waterways Association's 2022 Legislator of the Year Award. She received the award in 2016 for introducing a grant program that helped reduce congestion at U.S. ports.

Sen. Cantwell lauded by ports, businesses during Vancouver visit

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks with people in the crowd before receiving Pacific Northwest Waterways Association's 2022 Legislator of the Year Award. She received the award in 2016 for introducing a grant program that helped reduce congestion at U.S. ports.

October 13, 2022, 5:50pm Clark County News

Sen. Maria Cantwell doubled down on her role as the “freight senator” in an acceptance speech Thursday after being named the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association’s Legislator of the Year. Read story

On Monday, the Vancouver City Council unanimously approved naming this park after Ida Bell Jones, a prominent figure in Vancouver's Black community after World War II. The park is located in the Rose Village neighborhood, where Jones once lived.

Vancouver City Council names park after Ida Bell Jones

On Monday, the Vancouver City Council unanimously approved naming this park after Ida Bell Jones, a prominent figure in Vancouver's Black community after World War II. The park is located in the Rose Village neighborhood, where Jones once lived.

October 13, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

For some of those who look to landmarks to tell the history of their community, the past may seem quiet — almost as if it’s missing. Read story

Part of a vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street will be the location of the third Safe Stay community, the city of Vancouver announced Tuesday. The lot is shown from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn on Sept. 14.

Downtown Vancouver eyed to host city’s third Safe Stay Community for homeless people

Part of a vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street will be the location of the third Safe Stay community, the city of Vancouver announced Tuesday. The lot is shown from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn on Sept. 14.

October 12, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver announced Tuesday that it intends to transform a vacant downtown lot that was previously the site of New Heights Church as the site for the city’s third Safe Stay Community. Read story

Downtown Vancouver board seeks members

October 12, 2022, 5:23am Clark County News

Those who have real estate, construction or economic development experience are invited to apply for a position on the city of Vancouver’s board overseeing its downtown growth. Read story

Crews unload a nacelle, the piece where the blades and turbine of a wind turbine meet, from a ship at the Port of Vancouver in March 2019. The port has sought to position itself as a major wind energy import destination in recent years.

U.S. awards $4.1 million to Vancouver shipping company Tidewater for electric cranes

Crews unload a nacelle, the piece where the blades and turbine of a wind turbine meet, from a ship at the Port of Vancouver in March 2019. The port has sought to position itself as a major wind energy import destination in recent years.

October 11, 2022, 5:20pm Business

A shipping company at the Port of Vancouver is expected to receive millions in federal funding for new equipment to improve its operations for containerized cargo while simultaneously cutting emissions. Read story

Paul Danzer, a longtime local sports reporter, listens as colleagues and friends extol his virtues during a tree-planting ceremony dedicated to him at Biddlewood Park in Vancouver.

Tree planting salutes long-time sports journalist Paul Danzer

Paul Danzer, a longtime local sports reporter, listens as colleagues and friends extol his virtues during a tree-planting ceremony dedicated to him at Biddlewood Park in Vancouver.

October 8, 2022, 6:34pm Clark County News

Local sportswriter Paul Danzer never expected anyone to plant a tree in his name. So, when dozens of people gathered late Saturday morning at Biddlewood Park to establish a whole grove of 22 trees, he was amazed. Read story

Election board worker Chuck Perine prepares ballots to be recounted at the Clark County Elections Office on Nov. 29, 2021.

3rd District candidates Kent, Perez weigh in on vote-by-mail

Election board worker Chuck Perine prepares ballots to be recounted at the Clark County Elections Office on Nov. 29, 2021.

October 8, 2022, 6:07am Clark County News

Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District candidates believe America’s democracy is under threat. Both nod to conversations surrounding mail-in voting as the harbinger of this danger. Read story

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

3rd District candidates Kent, Perez split on abortion rights

Third Congressional District candidates Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, left, and Joe Kent (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian)

October 7, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

In late June, eruptions of both sorrow and joy appeared nationwide after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned nearly 50 years of legal precedent protecting reproductive rights. Read story