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John Ley (The Columbian files)

Residency of 18th District candidate Ley in question; Washington law doesn’t define ‘reside’

John Ley (The Columbian files)

June 29, 2022, 6:07am Clark County News

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey has an important but difficult question to answer in the next couple of weeks: How do you determine if political candidates live in the district where they are running for office? Read story

Vancouver city staff presented various zoning code updates aiming to develop more affordable housing to address the local housing crisis. Patrick Quinton, Vancouver economic development director, said the city is not keeping pace with the demand for affordable housing, as the stock is low and prices are unattainable.

Vancouver mulls code changes to address housing shortage

Vancouver city staff presented various zoning code updates aiming to develop more affordable housing to address the local housing crisis. Patrick Quinton, Vancouver economic development director, said the city is not keeping pace with the demand for affordable housing, as the stock is low and prices are unattainable.

June 28, 2022, 6:28pm Clark County News

As Vancouver’s population grows and its affordable residential stock remains slim, city staff continue to discuss what government can do, and residents share their concerns. Read story

Officials look over the wreckage after a fatal plane crash at Pearson Field Airport on Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022.

One person killed in plane crash at Pearson in Vancouver

Officials look over the wreckage after a fatal plane crash at Pearson Field Airport on Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022.

June 28, 2022, 11:12am Clark County News

A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed on the southeast corner of the runway at Vancouver's Pearson Field Airport on Tuesday morning. Read story

The Washington State Wine Commission helped to develop a mock-up of a special Washington wine license plate that features a landscape involving one of the state’s wine growing regions.

Washington license plates to get more expensive July 1

The Washington State Wine Commission helped to develop a mock-up of a special Washington wine license plate that features a landscape involving one of the state’s wine growing regions.

June 28, 2022, 7:55am Editor's Choice

At the end of this week, motorists will pay more for a Washington license plate. It’s likely to be the most noticeable change as pieces of a new $17 billion bill to fund transportation in the state start taking effect. Read story

In May, a lot number with the letter "S" is seen on a vehicle at Triple J Towing to indicate it is stolen in the company's Vancouver impound lot.

Clark County team recovers stolen cars, makes arrests

In May, a lot number with the letter "S" is seen on a vehicle at Triple J Towing to indicate it is stolen in the company's Vancouver impound lot.

June 27, 2022, 3:47pm Clark County News

A high intensity effort to address a surge in stolen vehicle cases in Clark County has led to the arrest of 32 people on 46 new charges and the recovery of 19 stolen vehicles — including one returned to the owner 30 minutes after it was taken. Read story

Interstate 84 is closed in Oregon between Troutdale and Hood River due to a crane truck crash.

I-84 reopens after hours of closures due to major crash

Interstate 84 is closed in Oregon between Troutdale and Hood River due to a crane truck crash.

June 27, 2022, 3:37pm Clark County News

Interstate 84 in Oregon reopened late Monday afternoon after hours of closures due to a major crash that moved a highway barrier and damaged the roadway. Read story

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Two pedestrians critically injured in Lucia Falls Road crash

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June 27, 2022, 7:42am Clark County News

Two pedestrians were critically injured Sunday afternoon when they were struck by a vehicle on Lucia Falls Road, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Paul Hunter has taken to sleeping on the roof of his RV, parked along a stretch of NE 33rd Drive in Portland, Oregon. The interior is infested with rats, he says, as well as two rattlesnakes.

Sobering lessons in untying the knot of a homeless crisis in Portland

Paul Hunter has taken to sleeping on the roof of his RV, parked along a stretch of NE 33rd Drive in Portland, Oregon. The interior is infested with rats, he says, as well as two rattlesnakes.

June 27, 2022, 6:05am Editor's Choice

Michelle Farris never expected to become homeless, but here she was, sifting through garbage and towering piles of debris accumulated along a roadway on the outskirts of Northeast Portland. Farris, 51, has spent much of her adult life in Oregon, and has vivid memories of this area alongside the lumbering… Read story

Members of the Angora Hiking Club attend a sacred art tour of the Proto Cathedral of St. James the Greater in Vancouver on Saturday. At top is the exterior of the cathedral, which was built in 1885.

Vancouver church art draws in Oregon hikers

Members of the Angora Hiking Club attend a sacred art tour of the Proto Cathedral of St. James the Greater in Vancouver on Saturday. At top is the exterior of the cathedral, which was built in 1885.

June 25, 2022, 8:40pm Clark County News

There aren’t many buildings in Vancouver like the Proto Cathedral of St. James the Greater on West 12th Street. The church’s pointed arches, steep-pitched gabled roofs and stained-glass windows stand out among the modern brick and glass office buildings and high-rises found throughout downtown. Read story

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

Two men found dead after midnight fire consumes Vancouver apartment

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

June 25, 2022, 7:02am Clark County News

Vancouver Police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found following an apartment fire in the Harney Heights neighborhood early Saturday. Read story