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Archaeologist Ken Ames talks Sunday inside the Cathlapotle Plankhouse about what the Cathlapotle village was like before the Chinookan people made direct contact with Europeans. His lecture was part of the season opening of the plankhouse replica at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

Cathlapotle site gives up mysteries one surprising discovery at a time

Archaeologist Ken Ames talks Sunday inside the Cathlapotle Plankhouse about what the Cathlapotle village was like before the Chinookan people made direct contact with Europeans. His lecture was part of the season opening of the plankhouse replica at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

April 17, 2016, 8:00pm Clark County Life

When archaeologist Ken Ames set out to research the American Indians who once lived along the Columbia River near present-day Ridgefield, he had some assumptions about what he would learn. Read story

Alex Le talks Sunday about the benefits of going to a Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington clubhouse as a child. The Columbia River High School senior will attend Washington State University next school year.

Heights O.K. 2 Clubhouse celebrates soft launch, opening

Alex Le talks Sunday about the benefits of going to a Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington clubhouse as a child. The Columbia River High School senior will attend Washington State University next school year.

April 10, 2016, 8:30pm Clark County News

For Columbia River High School senior Alex Le, the new Heights O.K. Clubhouse in Vancouver means that more children will have the opportunities he had growing up. Read story

Bernice Akamine, left, helps 12-year-old Davin Carsten of Vancouver carve a pattern into a piece of bamboo Sunday afternoon during a stamp-making workshop at Clark College. Akamine's art is included in a show titled "Woven: The Art of Contemporary Native Basketry" at the college's Archer Gallery.

Contemporary Native basketry show weaves old and new

Bernice Akamine, left, helps 12-year-old Davin Carsten of Vancouver carve a pattern into a piece of bamboo Sunday afternoon during a stamp-making workshop at Clark College. Akamine's art is included in a show titled "Woven: The Art of Contemporary Native Basketry" at the college's Archer Gallery.

April 3, 2016, 7:49pm Clark County News

Beyond weaving baskets, the artists who visited Clark College on Sunday also know how to weave the old with the new. Read story

Firefighters from the Vancouver Fire Department respond Friday night to The Hudson Apartments, where a fire had been reported in a ground-floor studio.

Apartment fire caused by extension cord

Firefighters from the Vancouver Fire Department respond Friday night to The Hudson Apartments, where a fire had been reported in a ground-floor studio.

March 27, 2016, 8:13pm Clark County News

A fire that destroyed a Vancouver studio apartment late last week was caused by an extension cord, and the blaze displaced one person, fire officials said Sunday. Read story

Children hurry to collect plastic eggs Sunday at an Easter egg hunt at Crown Park in Camas. About 2,000 people attended the free event.

Kids off and running for Easter eggs in Camas

Children hurry to collect plastic eggs Sunday at an Easter egg hunt at Crown Park in Camas. About 2,000 people attended the free event.

March 27, 2016, 6:38pm Clark County News

CAMAS -- Children scrambled across the grass Sunday afternoon at Crown Park, swooping up plastic Easter eggs. Parents and grandparents stood on the sidelines, capturing what they could of the chaos with their cameras or smartphones. Read story

3 hurt in back-to-back crashes on I-5

March 27, 2016, 5:55pm Clark County News

Three people were taken to a hospital Sunday after back-to-back vehicle crashes on Interstate 5 about 4 miles north of Vancouver. Read story

Detectives seized more than 45 pounds of marijuana and more than $100,000 in suspected drug proceeds Saturday in Salmon Creek.

Drug bust made after egg-hunt disturbance

Detectives seized more than 45 pounds of marijuana and more than $100,000 in suspected drug proceeds Saturday in Salmon Creek.

March 27, 2016, 7:23am Clark County News

A disturbance during an Easter egg hunt Saturday evening in Salmon Creek led to the bust of a large-scale unlicensed pot operation, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Off Beat: Not a great date for author, but he turned into a pretty good villain

March 21, 2016, 6:00am Clark County News

It's a question asked frequently of fiction authors: Are any of your characters based on people you know? Read story

Increased DUI enforcement planned for tonight

March 17, 2016, 10:21am Clark County News

In anticipation of St. Patrick's Day celebrations, officers from the Vancouver and Battle Ground police departments will increase patrols to catch intoxicated drivers today and tonight, the Vancouver Police Department said in a press release issued this morning. Their goal is to keep drunk or high drivers off the road. Read story

2 injured in brawl outside Vancouver bar

March 13, 2016, 10:29pm Clark County News

Two men were taken to a hospital Sunday night after being hurt during a fight outside of a bar in downtown Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story