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Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist, will welcome patients at the Pacific Northwest location of the Vios Fertility Institute later this month.  "I've always been drawn back to home specifically because I think the Pacific Northwest is a unique area with a very special patient population and great, kind people who are open to many things," she said.

Working in Clark County: Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist

Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist, will welcome patients at the Pacific Northwest location of the Vios Fertility Institute later this month.  "I've always been drawn back to home specifically because I think the Pacific Northwest is a unique area with a very special patient population and great, kind people who are open to many things," she said.

August 14, 2021, 6:00am Business

Dr. Shannel Adams is Vancouver’s newest fertility doctor — so new, in fact, that the building she will be practicing at hasn’t officially opened yet. Read story

Jamie Smith of Jamie's Dahlias cuts flowers for arrangements each morning before the farm opens up to the public. She grew up in Portland and taught in Oregon City, Ore., before moving to Washougal. She left the teaching profession to pursue the dahlia business.

Working in Clark County: Jamie Smith, owner of Jamie’s Dahlias

Jamie Smith of Jamie's Dahlias cuts flowers for arrangements each morning before the farm opens up to the public. She grew up in Portland and taught in Oregon City, Ore., before moving to Washougal. She left the teaching profession to pursue the dahlia business.

August 7, 2021, 6:00am Business

All it took for Jamie Smith was a bouquet of dahlias on a blind date in 2014. Read story

Tyler Clary, manager for water systems/water engineering for the city of Vancouver's water utility, oversees a staff of eight employees. All of them help to maintain operations at Water Station 1.

Working in Clark County: Tyler Clary, water systems/water engineering manager for the city of Vancouver

Tyler Clary, manager for water systems/water engineering for the city of Vancouver's water utility, oversees a staff of eight employees. All of them help to maintain operations at Water Station 1.

July 24, 2021, 6:00am Business

Clark County is in a drought emergency, along with the rest of Washington. Read story

Rob Klug, Clark County Public Works transportation division manager and traffic engineer, is pictured at the Clark County Public Service Center on Thursday morning (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Working in Clark County: Rob Klug, Transportation Division manager at Clark County Public Works

Rob Klug, Clark County Public Works transportation division manager and traffic engineer, is pictured at the Clark County Public Service Center on Thursday morning (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

July 19, 2021, 6:00am Business

Drivers on Clark County roads be aware: you’re (most likely) on camera. Read story

Julia Swanson, fourth-year medical student at Washington State University School of Medicine, left, joins Dr. Viet Nguyen as they work with a patient in the dermatology office at Vancouver Clinic Salmon Creek on a recent weekday. Dr. Nguyen has worked at the clinic for six years and the vast majority of his work is diagnosing skin cancer. "I would love to see fewer cases of skin cancer as time goes on. I think I spend most of my time looking and finding and treating skin cancers. And nothing would make me happier than if people were able to protect themselves enough from the sun that they didn't need to see me," he said.

Working in Clark County: Dr. Viet Nguyen, dermatologist at Vancouver Clinic

Julia Swanson, fourth-year medical student at Washington State University School of Medicine, left, joins Dr. Viet Nguyen as they work with a patient in the dermatology office at Vancouver Clinic Salmon Creek on a recent weekday. Dr. Nguyen has worked at the clinic for six years and the vast majority of his work is diagnosing skin cancer. "I would love to see fewer cases of skin cancer as time goes on. I think I spend most of my time looking and finding and treating skin cancers. And nothing would make me happier than if people were able to protect themselves enough from the sun that they didn't need to see me," he said.

July 6, 2021, 6:08am Business

For all the joys it brings, the sun can be a dangerous thing, and dermatologists know this all too well. Read story

Dr. David Slocum, left, joins vet assistant Jessie Dohse as they prepare patient Molly, 1, a hound mix, to be spayed at Hazel Dell Animal Hospital.  Slocum, 73, has worked at the same clinic since he was 14 years old. He plans to sell the clinic this year but will still help homeless people and their pets who need veterinary care.

Working in Clark County: David Slocum, veterinarian and owner of Hazel Dell Animal Hospital

Dr. David Slocum, left, joins vet assistant Jessie Dohse as they prepare patient Molly, 1, a hound mix, to be spayed at Hazel Dell Animal Hospital.  Slocum, 73, has worked at the same clinic since he was 14 years old. He plans to sell the clinic this year but will still help homeless people and their pets who need veterinary care.

June 26, 2021, 6:02am Business

Dr. David Slocum can’t count how many pets his clinic, the Hazel Dell Animal Hospital, is seeing on a daily basis right now. It’s that busy. Read story

Judie Stanton, left, talks with Elizabeth Gomez, owner of Bridge City Contracting, about her bathroom remodel.

Working in Clark County: Elizabeth Gomez, owner of Bridge City Contracting

Judie Stanton, left, talks with Elizabeth Gomez, owner of Bridge City Contracting, about her bathroom remodel.

June 19, 2021, 5:00am Business

Who comes to mind when you think of a construction contractor? For many, it’s a man in a hard hat. Read story

Dr. Kristin Lottig, 50, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente's Salmon Creek Clinic, emphasizes that vaccines are safe and effective, including for children. "While most kids do fine and get through the flu or maybe they'll have a mild complication, there are some kids who do get really sick and die every year.

Working in Clark County: Dr. Kristin Lottig, pediatrician at Kaiser

Dr. Kristin Lottig, 50, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente's Salmon Creek Clinic, emphasizes that vaccines are safe and effective, including for children. "While most kids do fine and get through the flu or maybe they'll have a mild complication, there are some kids who do get really sick and die every year.

June 12, 2021, 6:03am Business

Pediatrician Dr. Kristin Lottig has been busy over the last year assuaging concerns from parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Lifeguard Kayden Anderson keeps an eye on swimmers while walking along the side of the Firstenburg Community Center pool on a recent Wednesday afternoon. Anderson, 18, started working there as a lifeguard while still a student at Battle Ground High School.

Working in Clark County: Kayden Anderson, lifeguard for the city of Vancouver

Lifeguard Kayden Anderson keeps an eye on swimmers while walking along the side of the Firstenburg Community Center pool on a recent Wednesday afternoon. Anderson, 18, started working there as a lifeguard while still a student at Battle Ground High School.

May 29, 2021, 5:30am Business

Kayden Anderson wants everyone to know that lifeguard duty isn’t like in the movies. Read story

Logan Wells, a tow truck driver at TLC Towing in Ridgefield, inspects the underbelly of an overturned Lexus to determine where he can hook up chains to turn it back over.

Working in Clark County: Logan Wells, tow truck driver at TLC Towing

Logan Wells, a tow truck driver at TLC Towing in Ridgefield, inspects the underbelly of an overturned Lexus to determine where he can hook up chains to turn it back over.

May 22, 2021, 5:00am Business

RIDGEFIELD — On an overcast Thursday afternoon, there was an uncharacteristic lull between calls at TLC Towing. Read story