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Mike Cairns, left, and Sue Nystrom reunite at Mount St. Helens in 2017.

Off Beat: Disparate paths converged during Mount St. Helens eruption

Mike Cairns, left, and Sue Nystrom reunite at Mount St. Helens in 2017.

January 28, 2018, 8:42pm Clark County News

The scientist wanted to do her research on Mount Rainier. Mindy Brugman wound up on Mount St. Helens. Read story

Al Bauer, left, and Ed Barnes at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C., during an October Honor Flight.

Network brings veterans to D.C. to see memorials, feel support

Al Bauer, left, and Ed Barnes at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C., during an October Honor Flight.

January 25, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

In the early 1950s, Vancouver veterans Al Bauer and Ed Barnes received free trips to Korea. Read story

Copies of the book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff are displayed at Barbara’s Bookstore in Chicago.

Libraries, readers on hold for ‘Fire and Fury’

Copies of the book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff are displayed at Barbara’s Bookstore in Chicago.

January 22, 2018, 6:02am Clark County News

Demand for the book has been “Fury”-ous, so local library patrons will have to wait a while to check out the best-seller by Michael Wolff. Read story

Jim Christian, a 100-year-old Navy veteran, recalls 44 months in the Pacific during World War II.

Off Beat: Shore leave begins with swim, ends with stench

Jim Christian, a 100-year-old Navy veteran, recalls 44 months in the Pacific during World War II.

January 21, 2018, 4:06pm Clark County News

Jim Christian survived enemy bombs and torpedoes. He endured hardships, including a 26-month separation from his bride. Read story

Clark College President Bob Knight cited successes of the past year and challenges for 2018 during Thursday’s State of the College address.

Clark College president sees successes, challenging future

Clark College President Bob Knight cited successes of the past year and challenges for 2018 during Thursday’s State of the College address.

January 18, 2018, 6:52pm Clark County News

President Bob Knight considered the state of Clark College and judged it to be delicious. Read story

Library district gets bargain on Brush Prairie location

January 17, 2018, 7:59pm Clark County News

A land sale on extremely generous terms has set the stage for development of a new Fort Vancouver Regional Library branch in Brush Prairie. Read story

Military history talk series begins with focus on Islamic State

January 17, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

A series of six monthly military history talks begins Thursday with an update on the Islamic State group. Read story

Franck Geuder, an organist at St. John Lutheran Church, shares a song with the group at Graceful Living Activity Center in August. Geuder and his wife, Beverly Hohman, were in Hawaii on Saturday when a false missile alert was announced.

False missile alert came while Hazel Dell couple were at Pearl Harbor

Franck Geuder, an organist at St. John Lutheran Church, shares a song with the group at Graceful Living Activity Center in August. Geuder and his wife, Beverly Hohman, were in Hawaii on Saturday when a false missile alert was announced.

January 16, 2018, 5:01pm Clark County News

If any place reminds us that an unannounced attack by a foreign country is possible, it’s Pearl Harbor. Read story

Jim Christian, a 100-year-old Navy veteran, is pictured in his World War II uniform at his home in Vancouver, Ariane Kunze/The Columbian

WWII sailor pens buoyant memoir

Jim Christian, a 100-year-old Navy veteran, is pictured in his World War II uniform at his home in Vancouver, Ariane Kunze/The Columbian

January 15, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

At 100 years old, Jim Christian is still proud to put on his brass-buttoned Navy uniform for a Veterans Day honor guard, as he did two months ago. Read story

A photo of the Vancouver Daily Columbian’s front page for Dec. 25, 1917.

Off Beat: WWI sacrifices included onion restrictions

A photo of the Vancouver Daily Columbian’s front page for Dec. 25, 1917.

January 14, 2018, 5:23pm Clark County News

There were marketing restrictions for bacon, onions and diamonds — three commodities you’d never expect to find on the same shopping list. Read story