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Why Washington state’s constitution bans armed militias

January 25, 2021, 6:00am Editor's Choice

In 1888, a confrontation in the coal-mining town of Roslyn, in Kittitas County, just east of the Cascade crest, helped shape the Washington state constitution. The incident, a small chapter… Read story

Distance learning has many Clark County students not making the grade

January 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

An alarming number of Clark County high school students are on track to fail classes when the first semester ends this week, bolstering evidence that distance education on computer screens… Read story

Clarence Murray made the iced-over river a landing strip for an American Eagle, 90 horsepower biplane on Jan. 31, 1930. Celebrating their landing, a photographer captured Murray, right, and his son, Glenn, standing on the frozen Columbia River. This was the last time the river froze over.

Clark County History: Columbia River freezes over

Clarence Murray made the iced-over river a landing strip for an American Eagle, 90 horsepower biplane on Jan. 31, 1930. Celebrating their landing, a photographer captured Murray, right, and his son, Glenn, standing on the frozen Columbia River. This was the last time the river froze over.

January 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

The Columbia River froze at Vancouver on Jan. 26, 1847, according to the Farmers’ Almanac. That winter was among the coldest and corralled the HBMS Modeste in ice. Taking advantage of the time to play, the ship’s and Hudson’s Bay officers crafted makeshift curling stones and turned to a friendly… Read story

Nikki Sharp takes temperatures at a mass vaccination clinic at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds pavilion Saturday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Walla Walla, Wash.

Washington, Oregon report cases of new strain of coronavirus

Nikki Sharp takes temperatures at a mass vaccination clinic at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds pavilion Saturday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Walla Walla, Wash.

January 23, 2021, 5:35pm Editor's Choice

SEATTLE — Washington and Oregon are now confirming additional cases of the more contagious variant of COVID-19 in the Pacific Northwest. Read story

Snow gathers on Burnt Bridge Creek Trail in Vancouver on Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2019.

Forecasters: Snow possible in Clark County

Snow gathers on Burnt Bridge Creek Trail in Vancouver on Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2019.

January 23, 2021, 1:19pm Clark County News

Weather forecasts in recent days have raised the tantalizing possibility that Clark County might see some snow in the first half of the week, a welcome break from what has so far been an unseasonably warm winter. Read story

One person killed in rollover crash on Highway 14 near Camas

January 22, 2021, 5:13pm Clark County News

Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn said the driver and single occupant of the vehicle crashed into a jersey barrier and rolled several times. Read story

Esmeralda Lopez-Lopez appeared in court on Oct. 4, 2019.

Mother who kidnapped her child, fled to Mexico receives 20-month sentence

Esmeralda Lopez-Lopez appeared in court on Oct. 4, 2019.

January 22, 2021, 12:50pm Clark County News

A mother who abducted her then-4-year-old daughter during a supervised visit at Vancouver Mall more than two years ago and took her to Mexico was sentenced Friday to 20 months in prison. Read story

Guests eat indoors on Tuesday at Uptown Barrel Room in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

Challenges continue for Clark County restaurant owners under new ‘open-air’ guidelines

Guests eat indoors on Tuesday at Uptown Barrel Room in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

January 22, 2021, 6:30am Business

For restaurant owners, the latest COVID-19-era adaptation is a number: 450 parts per million. That’s the maximum level of carbon dioxide permitted in the ambient air of any enclosed dining structure under the new “open-air” dining guidelines released last week by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office. Read story

During stay-home orders, many Clark County women are ditching bras

January 22, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

‘What does a woman do the first thing when she gets home? Take her bra off,” said Reshell Douglas, owner of Not Too Shabby in Vancouver’s Uptown Village. Read story

Pop singer and Camas native Jimmie Rodgers talks with friends after a street sign dedication ceremony in Camas in 2013. Northwest 10th Avenue is now also known as Jimmie Rodgers Avenue.

Camas native, singer Jimmie Rodgers dies at 87

Pop singer and Camas native Jimmie Rodgers talks with friends after a street sign dedication ceremony in Camas in 2013. Northwest 10th Avenue is now also known as Jimmie Rodgers Avenue.

January 21, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

Jimmie Rodgers, the pop star from Camas who worked in the local paper mill before his sweet voice brought success in the 1950s and 1960s with hit tunes like “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine,” died Monday. Read story