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Abbey Huettl bought Ridgefield Pack and Ship for $1 when the previous owner retired. The pandemic has brought her a new wave of business.

Ridgefield Pack and Ship owner turns a buck into so much moose

Abbey Huettl bought Ridgefield Pack and Ship for $1 when the previous owner retired. The pandemic has brought her a new wave of business.

January 14, 2021, 6:05am Business

Abbey Huettl remembers how her hands were zip-tied together as she lay the floor of a Woodland motel where she worked in 2013. A masked robber had entered the motel with a bomb, and threatened Huettl with a gun. Read story

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

Clark County veterans not answering VA calls about COVID-19 vaccinations

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

January 14, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

If you’re a Clark County veteran, you might want to keep your phone nearby and answer it, even when you don’t recognize the caller. Read story

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, speaks on the House floor Wednesday morning. She said Tuesday night that she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Herrera Beutler ‘choosing truth’, votes to impeach Trumpvideo icon

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, speaks on the House floor Wednesday morning. She said Tuesday night that she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

January 13, 2021, 2:02pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, voted to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday in a stunning final rebuke, after four years spent locked in a fragile two-step of backing her party while keeping its polarizing leader at arm’s length. Read story

Thomas Moody, left, appears in Clark County Superior Court in 2004 with his attorney Tom Phelan.

Battle Ground Public Schools sued in sex abuse case

Thomas Moody, left, appears in Clark County Superior Court in 2004 with his attorney Tom Phelan.

January 12, 2021, 5:09pm Clark County News

A woman who attended Captain Strong Primary School from 2001 to 2002 is suing Battle Ground Public Schools, alleging she was groomed and sexually abused by a teacher there. That same teacher was later convicted of sex crimes. Read story

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning, December 22, 2020.

Vancouver, Evergreen schools chiefs call for early vaccinations for teachers, school staff

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning, December 22, 2020.

January 12, 2021, 1:55pm Clark County News

The school superintendents of Clark County’s two largest districts are calling on Gov. Jay Inslee and state Department of Health leaders to give higher COVID-19 vaccine prioritization to educators and school personnel — before they return to the classroom. Read story

A close-up photo of police lights by night

Man dies from fireworks-related accident in north Clark County

A close-up photo of police lights by night

January 12, 2021, 1:53pm Clark County News

A GoFundMe page identifies the victim as Mark Christopher Evans II. The fundraising page says Evans died in the early morning of Jan. 1 due to a fireworks-related accident. It says the funds will help pay for his funeral and help his family. Read story

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

Clark County Council considers repealing fireworks ban

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

January 11, 2021, 6:02pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council appears set to overturn a controversial fireworks ordinance passed just over a month ago. Read story

Guests eat their meals on the downstairs veranda as they listen to live music at the Eatery at the Grant House on Friday afternoon, August 9, 2019.

Eatery at the Grant House in Vancouver closes doors permanently

Guests eat their meals on the downstairs veranda as they listen to live music at the Eatery at the Grant House on Friday afternoon, August 9, 2019.

January 11, 2021, 2:13pm Business

The Eatery at the Grant House has closed its doors permanently, according to a Sunday Facebook post from owners Scott and Sarah Flury. The restaurant’s website has also been updated with a banner message announcing the closure. Read story

John Douglas Letellier.

New laws lead some Washington prosecutors to rethink three-strike life sentences

John Douglas Letellier.

January 11, 2021, 6:30am Courts & Crime

Clark County Judge James Ladley couldn’t seem to believe what he was hearing. Before him was John Letellier, a 47-year-old Navy veteran accused of what a former federal prosecutor would later call a “chippy robbery” of a Subway store, netting $107 and a $5 gift card. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools employees union treasurer accused of stealing $70,000

January 9, 2021, 4:12pm Clark County News

The former treasurer of an Evergreen Public Schools employee union has been accused of stealing $70,000 from the union’s bank account and spending the money on gambling and shopping. Read story