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Columbian Science, Military & History Reporter

Vancouver 18-year-old back with her family

October 27, 2017, 8:47pm Clark County News

An 18-year-old Vancouver girl who had been reported missing earlier this week has been located. Read story

The amphitheater at the Johnston Ridge Observatory in 2012, when it opened for public use.

Road to Mount St. Helens to close for winter Sunday

The amphitheater at the Johnston Ridge Observatory in 2012, when it opened for public use.

October 27, 2017, 6:59pm Clark County News

People who want to see the volcanic crater of Mount St. Helens from the Johnston Ridge Observatory this year have one more weekend to enjoy that view. Read story

The USS Gambier Bay under construction in Vancouver in 1943 at the Kaiser Shipyard.

Kaiser Shipyard shaped WWII, Vancouver, even familiesvideo icon

The USS Gambier Bay under construction in Vancouver in 1943 at the Kaiser Shipyard.

October 26, 2017, 9:32pm Clark County News

Vancouver’s World War II shipyard was a historical milestone for the United States and Vancouver … as well as for some families. Read story

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Off Beat: General agreement on the man who wrote the Marshall Plan

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October 22, 2017, 4:48pm Clark County News

A major announcement in Sweden earlier this month echoed similar news six decades ago about a former Vancouver resident. Read story

Candlelit lanterns for evening walking tours at Fort Vancouver and Vancouver Barracks.

Fort Vancouver lantern tours shed candlelight on historic site

Candlelit lanterns for evening walking tours at Fort Vancouver and Vancouver Barracks.

October 21, 2017, 6:00am Clark County Life

Flickering lights will illuminate several chapters of history when Fort Vancouver debuts a pair of Saturday lantern tours later this month. Read story

Reid Blackburn

Vancouver residents featured in film about St. Helens blastvideo icon

Reid Blackburn

October 16, 2017, 6:01am Clark County News

Fay Blackburn lost her husband, Reid Blackburn, on Mount St. Helens in 1980. Read story

Raelene Jarvis sits with her two dogs, Jessie and Gracie, at her home in Vancouver.

Vancouver nurse has followed path of disaster

Raelene Jarvis sits with her two dogs, Jessie and Gracie, at her home in Vancouver.

October 15, 2017, 6:05am Clark County Health

From 9/11 to 2017 hurricanes, Vancouver nurse has been on...a path to disaster. Read story

The storm destroyed the sign for the Pacific Motel along Highway 99 in Hazel Dell.
The Tilikum Agency in Vancouver was vandalized after a recent break-in.

Police arrest Vancouver man after arson, burglary at nonprofit

The Tilikum Agency in Vancouver was vandalized after a recent break-in.

October 7, 2017, 4:27pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was arrested Saturday morning after police and firefighters responded to the most recent incident at a nonprofit agency that has been the target of vandalism for several months. Read story

Ruby, a turkey vulture. preens herself during Saturday’s bird show, a BirdFest & Bluegrass event at Ridgefield’s Union Ridge Elementary.

Ridgefield’s BirdFest celebrates vulture culture

Ruby, a turkey vulture. preens herself during Saturday’s bird show, a BirdFest & Bluegrass event at Ridgefield’s Union Ridge Elementary.

October 7, 2017, 12:00am Clark County News

The personal habits of turkey vultures might be described as questionable. Read story