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David Shook (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian files)

Former sheriff candidate will helm new Clark County Jail Services department

David Shook (Taylor Balkom/The Columbian files)

September 26, 2022, 6:10pm Clark County News

Former Clark County sheriff candidate David Shook has been named to head the county’s new Jail Services department. County Manager Kathleen Otto announced the decision in a press release Monday. Read story

Lori Holdren of Silverton runs alongside Radar, an English springer spaniel, in the Portland Agility Club trials Saturday in the Dr. Jack Giesy Arena at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Ridgefield.

Dogs jump in with four feet during agility trials at Clark County fairgrounds

Lori Holdren of Silverton runs alongside Radar, an English springer spaniel, in the Portland Agility Club trials Saturday in the Dr. Jack Giesy Arena at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Ridgefield.

September 24, 2022, 6:42pm Clark County News

The fur was flying Saturday as some of the region’s top athletes showed off their skills at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. These athletes just happen to have four legs and were competing at the Portland Agility Club trials. Read story

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The U.S. Coast Guard has begun efforts to lift the Alert from the Columbia River, where it sunk in November. After crews spent Saturday pumping water from the vessel, most of the ship could now be seen above the water line. (shari phiel/The Columbian)

Columbia River sunken ship Alert rises after crews pump water from hull

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The U.S. Coast Guard has begun efforts to lift the Alert from the Columbia River, where it sunk in November. After crews spent Saturday pumping water from the vessel, most of the ship could now be seen above the water line. (shari phiel/The Columbian)

September 24, 2022, 4:49pm Clark County News

The U.S. Coast Guard made progress Saturday in its efforts to raise the Alert, one of two vessels that sank near the Interstate 5 Bridge. For the first time since the ship sank in November, most of it was now above water. Previously, only the ship’s mast and some of… Read story

Clark County residents can get assistance for septic system issues

September 24, 2022, 5:31am Clark County News

As part of Septic Smart Week, Clark County Public Health is reminding homeowners assistance is available to county residents for septic system maintenance, repairs and replacement. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground City Council waives fees for proposed YMCA

Battle Ground City Hall.

September 21, 2022, 6:33pm Clark County News

Plans for a YMCA facility in Battle Ground made progress but also took a step backward this week. Read story

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center.

Clark County Council OKs creation of department to manage jail

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center.

September 21, 2022, 5:20pm Clark County News

Despite requests from the public, including Clark County sheriff candidates Rey Reynolds and John Horch, to postpone its decision, the Clark County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved creating a new Jail Services department that will take over management of the county jail. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse, front, and Clark County Jail in downtown Vancouver are pictured in May 2019.

Clark County Council to review proposal to create jail services department

The Clark County Courthouse, front, and Clark County Jail in downtown Vancouver are pictured in May 2019.

September 19, 2022, 4:56pm Clark County News

At its meeting Tuesday evening, the Clark County Council will review a proposed resolution to create a new jail services department. The resolution, which was brought to the council by County Manager Kathleen Otto, is the first step toward transitioning management of the Clark County Jail away from the Clark… Read story

Shopper Lyubov Igumnov of Vancouver leaves Bi-Zi Farms with a cart full of fresh produce on Monday afternoon. The farm is gearing up to celebrate its 150th anniversary with an event on Sunday.

Clark County’s Bi-Zi Farms to celebrate 150th anniversary

Shopper Lyubov Igumnov of Vancouver leaves Bi-Zi Farms with a cart full of fresh produce on Monday afternoon. The farm is gearing up to celebrate its 150th anniversary with an event on Sunday.

September 13, 2022, 6:02am Business

One of Clark County’s few remaining centennial farms has reached a major milestone. The Zimmerman family and Bi-Zi Farms will celebrate 150 years of farming on Sunday with a special anniversary party open to the public. Read story

Clark County seeks doctor for public health council

September 10, 2022, 5:26am Clark County News

The Clark County Board of Health is seeking applicants for a volunteer position on the Public Health Advisory Council. Read story

Clark County Public Works culvert work to close N.W. 11th Avenue

September 9, 2022, 5:59am Clark County News

Drivers planning to use Northwest 11th Avenue next week may need to allow for some extra drive time. Read story