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This cornbread turned out a shade darker than I'd have liked, and about twice as salty, but everything's better with a little -- or a lot -- of honey.

Cornbread catastrophe: Results can be salvaged with a bit of honey or dollop of jam

This cornbread turned out a shade darker than I'd have liked, and about twice as salty, but everything's better with a little -- or a lot -- of honey.

October 6, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

There’s a list of foods that I associate almost exclusively with my mother: Big Red chewing gum, caramel candy, popcorn balls, M&Ms, fried chicken, biscuits, Cracker Jacks, fudge brownies (without nuts), soft-serve vanilla ice cream and cornbread. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground votes down ‘medical freedom’ ordinance

Battle Ground City Hall.

October 4, 2021, 10:49pm Clark County News

Following a heated exchange, the Battle Ground City Council on Monday voted down a proposed “medical freedom” ordinance in a 4-2 vote. Read story

Court records: Man tried to shove teen into luggage at Vancouver Target

October 4, 2021, 3:32pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is facing a kidnapping allegation after trying to shove a 16-year-old girl into luggage at a local Target store, according to court records. Read story

Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, announced Monday that she has accepted the position of Community Development director for the city of Longview. She plans to leave the state Senate but has not announced a date yet.

Sen. Ann Rivers stepping down from Legislature to take job in Longview

Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, announced Monday that she has accepted the position of Community Development director for the city of Longview. She plans to leave the state Senate but has not announced a date yet.

October 4, 2021, 11:28am Clark County News

State Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, is stepping down from her position as 18th District representative, after accepting the position of community development director for the city of Longview. According to a Monday press release, Rivers will begin her new job this week. Read story

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday.

Who was hit hardest in spike in Washington COVID deaths in August?

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday.

October 4, 2021, 7:35am Editor's Choice

COVID-19 claimed larger shares of men, whites and younger people in Washington state as it more than doubled its overall death toll in August 2021 compared with the same month last year. Read story

Jorge Castro, left, and Rahim Abbasi worked together to design Castro's DosAlas Latin Kitchen & Tequila Bar at The Waterfront Vancouver development.

Some of Vancouver’s coolest eatery spaces made by Rahim Abbasi

Jorge Castro, left, and Rahim Abbasi worked together to design Castro's DosAlas Latin Kitchen & Tequila Bar at The Waterfront Vancouver development.

October 4, 2021, 6:30am Business

The secret to getting Rahim Abbasi to work on a project is to serve him a great beverage. Read story

Kalama woman accused of mailing meth to Walla Walla prison inmate gets more charges

October 3, 2021, 5:03pm Editor's Choice

WALLA WALLA—A Kalama, Washington, woman accused of mailing meth to an inmate at the Washington State Penitentiary had additional charges presented against her in Walla Walla County Superior Court on Thursday. Read story

People stand on a Lacamas Lake pier on Sept. 25. The county placed "danger" advisories around the Camas lake earlier this year after finding high concentrations of toxic blue-green algae.

Camas asks: What’s wrong with our lakes?

People stand on a Lacamas Lake pier on Sept. 25. The county placed "danger" advisories around the Camas lake earlier this year after finding high concentrations of toxic blue-green algae.

October 3, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

CAMAS — Consultants hired by the city of Camas will soon complete the first phase of a two-phase plan designed to address pollution sources and improve water quality in Camas’ Lacamas, Round and Fallen Leaf lakes, but critical data collection will have to wait until the state approves the city’s… Read story

Thicker plastic bags are still be allowed under the plastic bag ban.

Plastic-bag ban brings change for Clark County businesses

Thicker plastic bags are still be allowed under the plastic bag ban.

October 2, 2021, 6:05am Business

Single-use plastic bags are banned in Washington as of Friday, which will change the way that shoppers buy groceries — or at least how they bring them home. Read story

Clark County sheriff's deputies seized several firearms, ammunition and accessories Friday, including a handgun and ammunition of the same caliber used in the Sept. 22 drive-by shooting on Northeast Padden Parkway.

Deputies arrest Brush Prairie resident in road rage shooting on Padden Parkway

Clark County sheriff's deputies seized several firearms, ammunition and accessories Friday, including a handgun and ammunition of the same caliber used in the Sept. 22 drive-by shooting on Northeast Padden Parkway.

October 2, 2021, 12:02am Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies made an arrest Friday in a road rage shooting that occurred last month on Northeast Padden Parkway. Read story