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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

Tiffany Martell, left, hugs Denise Yurecko a La Center High School office assistant who used an automated external defibrillator to save Martell's son's life. Triston Martell, then a 15-year-old sophomore, collapsed at La Center High School on May 26 and was saved by five of the school's employees. Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue on Thursday honored those employees for their lifesaving efforts.

5 La Center High School employees honored for saving student

Tiffany Martell, left, hugs Denise Yurecko a La Center High School office assistant who used an automated external defibrillator to save Martell's son's life. Triston Martell, then a 15-year-old sophomore, collapsed at La Center High School on May 26 and was saved by five of the school's employees. Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue on Thursday honored those employees for their lifesaving efforts.

June 25, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue honored five La Center High School employees Thursday for jumping into action to save a student’s life after he suffered cardiac arrest on the morning of May 26. Read story

Protestors march around Esther Short Park on Friday, June 24, 2022, during a rally and march in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade that protected abortion access nationwide.

Clark County health care providers voice support for abortion rights

Protestors march around Esther Short Park on Friday, June 24, 2022, during a rally and march in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade that protected abortion access nationwide.

June 24, 2022, 8:21pm Clark County Health

Despite the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, Washington and Oregon still have some of the strongest abortion protections in the country, and abortion services are still available at Planned Parenthood clinics across the two states. Read story

Clark County prosecutors to review fatal Yacolt roommate shooting

June 24, 2022, 5:35pm Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has forwarded its investigation into a June 13 fatal shooting between roommates at a home near Yacolt to prosecutors to review. Read story

Women's rights supporters, from left, Lacy Nadeau, Carolyn Nadeau, Rebecca Rutzick and Joe Ward, all of Olympia, Wash., rally on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, Wash., Friday, June 24, 2022, following the morning's announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade.

Clark County politicians have mixed reactions to Roe being overturned

Women's rights supporters, from left, Lacy Nadeau, Carolyn Nadeau, Rebecca Rutzick and Joe Ward, all of Olympia, Wash., rally on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, Wash., Friday, June 24, 2022, following the morning's announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade.

June 24, 2022, 3:38pm Clark County News

A rallying cry of mourning and celebration echoed nationwide Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned nearly 50 years of legal precedent protecting abortion rights. Read story

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One killed in crash in in Hockinson; multiple people injured

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June 24, 2022, 11:10am Clark County News

One person died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the Hockinson area where one car crashed into a power pole and caught fire.  Read story

A sign at Blackjack Fireworks in Hazel Dell promotes safety as store manager Jeremy Mohney looks through some of the holiday items on display Thursday afternoon. Fireworks go on sale Tuesday.

Clark County authorities get ready for July Fourth emergency calls, many won’t respond to nuisance reports

A sign at Blackjack Fireworks in Hazel Dell promotes safety as store manager Jeremy Mohney looks through some of the holiday items on display Thursday afternoon. Fireworks go on sale Tuesday.

June 24, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Police and fire crews are gearing up for the Fourth of July, now less than two weeks away. Read story

A shopper strolls past BoxLunch, one of two new tenants at Vancouver Mall. The mall is "more than back to normal" following the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, mall managers say.

Vancouver Mall thriving in spite of pandemic

A shopper strolls past BoxLunch, one of two new tenants at Vancouver Mall. The mall is "more than back to normal" following the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, mall managers say.

June 24, 2022, 6:03am Business

Malls across the country have struggled the last few years. The Lloyd Center in Portland was already in trouble even before the pandemic and at one point was rumored to be headed for demolition. It now has new owners and is undergoing an extensive renovation, and its future looks better. Read story

FILE - In this photo provided by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, a crane and boats are anchored next to a collapsed "net pen" used by Cooke Aquaculture Pacific to farm Atlantic Salmon near Cypress Island in Washington state on Aug. 28, 2017, after a failure of the nets allowed tens of thousands of the nonnative fish to escape. A Washington state jury on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, awarded the Lummi Indian tribe $595,000 over the 2017 collapse of the net pen where Atlantic salmon were being raised, an event that elicited fears of damage to wild salmon runs and prompted the Legislature to ban the farming of the nonnative fish.

Jury awards $595,000 to Lummi tribe for salmon pen collapse

FILE - In this photo provided by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, a crane and boats are anchored next to a collapsed "net pen" used by Cooke Aquaculture Pacific to farm Atlantic Salmon near Cypress Island in Washington state on Aug. 28, 2017, after a failure of the nets allowed tens of thousands of the nonnative fish to escape. A Washington state jury on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, awarded the Lummi Indian tribe $595,000 over the 2017 collapse of the net pen where Atlantic salmon were being raised, an event that elicited fears of damage to wild salmon runs and prompted the Legislature to ban the farming of the nonnative fish.

June 23, 2022, 7:53am Editor's Choice

A Washington state jury on Wednesday awarded the Lummi Indian tribe $595,000 over the 2017 collapse of a net pen where Atlantic salmon were being raised — an event that elicited fears of damage to wild salmon runs and prompted the Legislature to ban the farming of the nonnative fish. Read story

An artist's rendition of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center's expanded emergency department as seen from the west. The expansion will include an updated entry with adjacent parking and increased parking space for cars and ambulances.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to expand emergency department

An artist's rendition of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center's expanded emergency department as seen from the west. The expansion will include an updated entry with adjacent parking and increased parking space for cars and ambulances.

June 23, 2022, 6:01am Business

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center will soon expand the size of its emergency department. Read story