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Jeff Garmire runs along the Colorado Trail in August. A camera crew followed him during part of his 500-mile journey and captured enough footage to create a documentary. The trailer is coming next month, he said, and he plans on submitting it to some film festivals.

Vancouver-born ultramarathoner elevates 2020 by breaking Colorado Trail record

Elisabeth Tizekker
Jeff Garmire runs along the Colorado Trail in August. A camera crew followed him during part of his 500-mile journey and captured enough footage to create a documentary. The trailer is coming next month, he said, and he plans on submitting it to some film festivals.

November 28, 2020, 5:05am Clark County News

When Jeff Garmire set out to break the record for an unsupported traverse of the 500-mile Colorado Trail in August, he sought to avoid COVID-19 exposure by skipping the normal practice of stopping at towns along the way. Read story

Emergency crews are clearing a multiple-vehicle crash Friday night on Interstate 5 milepost 12 southbound, the second in the span of seven hours that closed multiple lanes each.

Second Friday evening I5 crash closes multiple lanes

Emergency crews are clearing a multiple-vehicle crash Friday night on Interstate 5 milepost 12 southbound, the second in the span of seven hours that closed multiple lanes each.

November 27, 2020, 9:19pm Clark County News

The crash happened at about 8:50 p.m., according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. It's unknown if there are any injuries. Read story

Jennifer Lindsay and her daughter Elsa, 11, talk with an Old Navy employee as they wait in a socially distanced line on Friday at Vancouver Mall. Black Friday shoppers were a bit less numerous than usual in the morning, but foot traffic picked up in the afternoon.

Vancouver shoppers enjoy more low-key Black Friday

Jennifer Lindsay and her daughter Elsa, 11, talk with an Old Navy employee as they wait in a socially distanced line on Friday at Vancouver Mall. Black Friday shoppers were a bit less numerous than usual in the morning, but foot traffic picked up in the afternoon.

November 27, 2020, 7:16pm Business

Pam Stout and Sheri Kerr began their Black Friday at 6 a.m., heading to Fred Meyer for its annual sock sale, and the two shoppers found a vastly different experience with no crowds. Read story

Scott Bailey, Washington regional economist, speaks during the 2020 Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Thursday morning, Jan. 16, 2020.

Revised numbers show Clark County’s job losses not as bad as thought

Scott Bailey, Washington regional economist, speaks during the 2020 Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Thursday morning, Jan. 16, 2020.

November 24, 2020, 5:41pm Business

Clark County’s job losses incurred during the pandemic haven’t been as bad as previously thought, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department. Read story

One of five metal eagles takes flight on the side of The Jean building at The Waterfront Vancouver on Monday. Artist Grace Chadwick designed the metal sculptures, five double-layered eagles, in her studio near Fish Hawk Lake, Ore.

Aluminum art installation takes flight at The Waterfront Vancouver

One of five metal eagles takes flight on the side of The Jean building at The Waterfront Vancouver on Monday. Artist Grace Chadwick designed the metal sculptures, five double-layered eagles, in her studio near Fish Hawk Lake, Ore.

November 24, 2020, 6:04am Business

A new aluminum art installation depicting an eagle in flight is going up at The Waterfront Vancouver’s Block 9 building, called The Jean, where WildFin sits. Read story

Becky Milner, owner of Vintage Books, chats with a colleague while pausing behind a protective panel at the front counter. Vintage Books is preparing for the holiday season that will be much more geared toward e-commerce. But there are many unknowns with revenue for the busiest time of year.

Clark County merchants flip tactics to avoid holiday flop

Becky Milner, owner of Vintage Books, chats with a colleague while pausing behind a protective panel at the front counter. Vintage Books is preparing for the holiday season that will be much more geared toward e-commerce. But there are many unknowns with revenue for the busiest time of year.

November 22, 2020, 6:05am Business

Pam Edwards loves the hubbub of the holiday season, and a big part of that is strolling through stores decorated with the festive sights, sounds and smells of Christmas. Read story

The Columbia River Economic Development Council launched a campaign called Just North to attract businesses and workers to Clark County. This graphic was created by Revere Creative design agency in Vancouver.

CREDC aims to attract young, educated workers to Clark County

The Columbia River Economic Development Council launched a campaign called Just North to attract businesses and workers to Clark County. This graphic was created by Revere Creative design agency in Vancouver.

November 20, 2020, 6:01am Business

Tyler McKnight, 30, moved from Texas to Vancouver in 2018, seeking a comfortable place to live and work. There's no income tax, houses are spaced apart and it's a growing community - all reasons he considered Vancouver. Read story

The homepage of the Washington State Employment Security Department.

Clark County jobless picture shows slight improvement

The homepage of the Washington State Employment Security Department.

November 19, 2020, 5:13pm Business

Clark County’s unemployment issues are improving slightly, according to last week’s jobless claims. Still, with the state’s new restrictions last week, unemployment in the hospitality sector is likely to rise in the coming days. Read story

ZoomInfo launches annual charity drive

November 14, 2020, 6:00am Business

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo is hosting an annual charity drive through Dec. 18 to benefit youth- and family-focused nonprofit organizations. Read story

City officials say the historic smokestack at Providence Academy, shown in July, likely won't be saved.

City of Vancouver reaffirms Providence Academy smokestack’s tenuous outlook

City officials say the historic smokestack at Providence Academy, shown in July, likely won't be saved.

November 13, 2020, 5:12pm Clark County News

An 80-foot smokestack at Providence Academy in downtown Vancouver seems even less likely to be spared from demolition. Read story