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Stories by Will Campbell

Columbian Associate Editor

Firefighters responded to a fire at The Columbian Saturday morning that burned a tree and part of the exterior of the building.

Fire burns entrance to The Columbian building in downtown Vancouver

Firefighters responded to a fire at The Columbian Saturday morning that burned a tree and part of the exterior of the building.

April 13, 2024, 11:51am Clark County News

Firefighters responded to a fire outside The Columbian on Saturday morning that burned a tree and part of the exterior of the building. No one was hurt, and printing operations won’t be affected. Read story

A group of executives and engineers from Probat Inc., visited the roaster at Pull Caffe in Yacolt.

Pull Caffe’s coffee roaster in Yacolt is officially the oldest of its kindvideo icon

A group of executives and engineers from Probat Inc., visited the roaster at Pull Caffe in Yacolt.

January 6, 2024, 6:10am Business

An old German coffee roaster machine in Yacolt was acknowledged in December as the oldest of its kind by world-renowned manufacturer Probat. Read story

Columbo, The Columbian's weather dog and mascot, gets the scoop from reporter Scott Hewitt while visiting the newsroom Dec. 14.

On trail of legendary weather dog and mascot of The Columbian, Columbo

Columbo, The Columbian's weather dog and mascot, gets the scoop from reporter Scott Hewitt while visiting the newsroom Dec. 14.

December 26, 2023, 6:08am Business

I found him hiding in a locked storage room at The Columbian. He looked sad and tired, but it didn’t take long for him to realize that I wanted to help him —and hear from him. Read story

Triple Falls is shadowed by the sun in the burnt-tree forest, which is a common site through the area of the Eagle Creek fire that burned in 2017.

Oneonta Gorge hike: Decision to keep going can be best decision

Triple Falls is shadowed by the sun in the burnt-tree forest, which is a common site through the area of the Eagle Creek fire that burned in 2017.

July 8, 2023, 5:57am Clark County Life

We’d hiked past a few waterfalls on this trail, and I figured that it was time to return on this out-and-back hike, although up ahead, the trail kept winding into the charred-tree forest. Rain clouds gathered above, and I wasn’t sure how much more Luna would want to keep going. Read story

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Vice Beer plans ‘A Little Vice’ – a tiny downtown Vancouver taphouse

(Will Campbell/The Columbian)

July 7, 2023, 5:56am Business

A new taphouse from Vancouver brewery Vice Beer is opening in downtown Vancouver at 701 Main St. on July 14. Read story

PeaceHealth director of planning, design and construction Rick Sanders, right, and senior director of marketing and communications Debra Carnes stand atop the roof of the new emergency department expansion.

PeaceHealth ER to double its capacity when expansion completed in 2024

PeaceHealth director of planning, design and construction Rick Sanders, right, and senior director of marketing and communications Debra Carnes stand atop the roof of the new emergency department expansion.

July 3, 2023, 2:31pm Business

The under-construction PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center’s emergency room expansion is about a year away from completion. Read story

The Columbia Play Project nonprofit hosted its inaugural Family Play Day at the Vancouver Waterfront Park on Saturday. Over 2,000 people showed up, according to organizers.

2,000 join Columbia Play Project’s first Family Play Day at Vancouver waterfront

The Columbia Play Project nonprofit hosted its inaugural Family Play Day at the Vancouver Waterfront Park on Saturday. Over 2,000 people showed up, according to organizers.

June 26, 2023, 5:15pm Clark County News

Local nonprofit Columbia Play Project hosted an inaugural event for children at the Waterfront Vancouver Park on Saturday and drew more than 2,000 children, parents and grandparents. Read story

Herbert J. Campbell lived his devotion to The Columbian and Vancouver

June 3, 2023, 6:10am Clark County News

The machine was tucked in a dusty black box, clasped with metal and a handle of leather. Read story

Deliah Charlson, 17, was reported missing Sunday.

Vancouver police locate missing 17-year-old

Deliah Charlson, 17, was reported missing Sunday.

April 16, 2023, 4:51pm Clark County News

Vancouver police located missing teen Delilah Charlson on Sunday evening in Portland after she was reported missing that morning. Read story

Seidy Selivanow rehearses at her Kafiex Lab in Vancouver for the U.S. Coffee Championships. “I make a connection with the whole entire coffee chain,” she said.

Barista, co-owner of Vancouver’s Kafiex strives for top honors at U.S. Coffee Championshipsvideo icon

Seidy Selivanow rehearses at her Kafiex Lab in Vancouver for the U.S. Coffee Championships. “I make a connection with the whole entire coffee chain,” she said.

April 14, 2023, 6:02am Business

Amid the thrum of the bean grinder, the hiss of the steam wand and the drip of espresso at Kafiex Lab in Vancouver, Seidy Selivanow began yet another rehearsal of a coffee-creating performance she has been perfecting for months. Read story