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Shannon Joy, co-owner of Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas, bonds with a four-legged friend on Monday afternoon. The farm trains camelids for therapy and educational purposes.

Ridgefield llamas offer comfort, free visits for those experiencing health issues

Shannon Joy, co-owner of Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas, bonds with a four-legged friend on Monday afternoon. The farm trains camelids for therapy and educational purposes.

August 10, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Health

Isaiah Rollins, 8, led Prince the llama around the farm Monday as his friends fed the camelids carrots. They were celebrating Isaiah’s birthday at Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas, where Isaiah visits weekly as part of his animal-assisted therapy for Down syndrome. Read story

Sam Hernandez of Hockinson helps his son, Benjamin, with the syrup at the Clark County Fair on Friday.

Clark County Fair kicks off with traditional pancake feast

Sam Hernandez of Hockinson helps his son, Benjamin, with the syrup at the Clark County Fair on Friday.

August 5, 2022, 4:36pm Clark County News

Smells of deep fried food and fresh hay bales wafted down the lane as crowds waited in line Friday for their free pancake breakfast., Smells of deep fried food and fresh hay bales wafted down the lane as crowds waited in line Friday for their free pancake breakfast. Read story

White mastiff mix Diesel carries around a squeaky Kong toy on Friday. The gift is from one of the sponsors partnering with cannabis company DogHouse to host the birthday celebration.

DogHouse to host free pet adoption weekend at Humane Society for Southwest Washington

White mastiff mix Diesel carries around a squeaky Kong toy on Friday. The gift is from one of the sponsors partnering with cannabis company DogHouse to host the birthday celebration.

August 1, 2022, 5:59pm Clark County News

Hefty white mastiff Diesel sniffed his way through toy-filled boxes, clamping down on the perfect toy: a plush gray and blue Kong-brand elephant. Read story

Carlos Da Silva of ABC Janitorial Services pressure-washes the bleachers in the grandstand. The fair offers free shows daily including concerts, rodeo and motor sports.

Clark County Fair ‘worth the wait’

Carlos Da Silva of ABC Janitorial Services pressure-washes the bleachers in the grandstand. The fair offers free shows daily including concerts, rodeo and motor sports.

July 31, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Canceled by COVID two years running, ’Summer’s Best Party’ makes its return Read story

Northeast 10th Avenue in Salmon Creek open to through traffic

July 29, 2022, 5:35am Clark County News

Northeast 10th Avenue between Northeast 149th Street and 154th streets in Salmon Creek is now open to through traffic. Read story

Loowit Brewing Company in downtown Vancouver.

Heat challenges Clark County businesses that lack air conditioning

Loowit Brewing Company in downtown Vancouver.

July 27, 2022, 7:22pm Business

Local businesses are struggling to cope with this week’s intense heat — particularly those without air conditioning. Read story

Cars line up trying to get into Frenchman's Bar Regional Park on July 11. As temperatures hit triple digits this week, more people will head to the water to find sport to cool off.

Heat wave heads to Southwest Washington

Cars line up trying to get into Frenchman's Bar Regional Park on July 11. As temperatures hit triple digits this week, more people will head to the water to find sport to cool off.

July 25, 2022, 5:32pm Clark County News

Heat will strike Southwest Washington Tuesday as temperatures reach up to 100 degrees. Read story

Engorged with blood, a mosquito begins to withdraw from its victim. The mosquito population is 10 times greater this year than in 2021, according to the Clark County Mosquito Control District.

Mosquitoes amassing in Clark County

Engorged with blood, a mosquito begins to withdraw from its victim. The mosquito population is 10 times greater this year than in 2021, according to the Clark County Mosquito Control District.

July 21, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

The mosquito population is at a record high in Southwest Washington. Read story

Kittens Janet, left, and Chidi, both 11 weeks, enjoy some downtime at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington on Tuesday morning. "At the end of the day the victims are the pets, and you don't know if they're going to survive or not," said Michelle Simeone, director of the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society.

Clark County animal shelters struggle as adoptions fall, more owners seek to re-home pets

Kittens Janet, left, and Chidi, both 11 weeks, enjoy some downtime at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington on Tuesday morning. "At the end of the day the victims are the pets, and you don't know if they're going to survive or not," said Michelle Simeone, director of the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society.

July 14, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

Local animal shelters are filling up as adoptions decrease. Read story

Jullienne Adams, owner and founder of LiquidNation, stands outside her Vancouver shop Wednesday morning.

Vancouver discount boutique LiquidNation partners with charity to sell clothing

Jullienne Adams, owner and founder of LiquidNation, stands outside her Vancouver shop Wednesday morning.

July 13, 2022, 6:14pm Business

Family-owned discount boutique LiquidNation has entered into a partnership to sell items donated to Clark County Adventist Community Services’ The Center. Read story