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Washougal resident Sherian Wright takes in a sweeping view of the American Empress cruise ship near the Black Pearl on the Columbia on Wednesday.  The event celebrated the opening of the Port of Camas-Washougal Breakwater Access Project and the inaugural visit of the American Empress.

Paddlewheeler American Empress docks for first time at Port of Camas-Washougal

Washougal resident Sherian Wright takes in a sweeping view of the American Empress cruise ship near the Black Pearl on the Columbia on Wednesday.  The event celebrated the opening of the Port of Camas-Washougal Breakwater Access Project and the inaugural visit of the American Empress.

June 8, 2022, 4:40pm Business

Passenger Bonnie Westbrook had nothing but high praise for the American Empress paddlewheeler, which docked Wednesday for the first time at the Port of Camas-Washougal. Read story

The driver of a vehicle was seriously injured in a collision with a garbage truck on Tuesday afternoon in Clark County.

One injured in crash with Waste Connections truck in Salmon Creek

The driver of a vehicle was seriously injured in a collision with a garbage truck on Tuesday afternoon in Clark County.

June 8, 2022, 7:19am Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff's Office said excessive speed was a factor in a crash involving a Waste Connections truck that injured one person Tuesday afternoon. Read story

A truck joins other traffic as they cross the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5.

Vancouver City Council discusses tolls, equity as I-5 Bridge plan takes step forward

A truck joins other traffic as they cross the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5.

June 8, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s locally preferred alternative — something that has been years in the making — is circulating to local agencies before it can progress to the next project phase. Read story

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Battle Ground man charged with auto-related insurance fraud

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

June 7, 2022, 4:51pm Clark County News

A Battle Ground man is accused of insurance fraud after investigators say he tried to get coverage on his uninsured car and didn’t tell the provider he’d just been involved in a crash. Read story

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Vancouver police: Claim of dead teenage girls a hoax

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

June 7, 2022, 4:01pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department says a social media rumor that four teenage girls were killed over the weekend in Vancouver is a hoax and encouraged people to verify information before sharing. Read story

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Teen faces assault charge in Hazel Dell park stabbing

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June 7, 2022, 3:03pm Clark County News

A 16-year-old Vancouver boy is accused of stabbing another teenager Monday afternoon at a Hazel Dell park. Read story

U.S. Forest Service wildlife biologist John Jakubowski, left, discusses relocating beaver to the Woods Creek area with fellow biologist Erik White from the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and USFS public affairs specialist Alexandra Pengelly.

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U.S. Forest Service wildlife biologist John Jakubowski, left, discusses relocating beaver to the Woods Creek area with fellow biologist Erik White from the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and USFS public affairs specialist Alexandra Pengelly.

June 7, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

An overcast sky and the off-and-on splatter of raindrops couldn’t dim the enthusiasm of wildlife biologists John Jakubowski and Erik White on Thursday as they ventured into the Woods Creek Watchable Wildlife Area to look for signs of beaver living along the creek. Read story

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Monday evening earthquake rattles much of Clark County

This map from the U.S.

June 6, 2022, 9:02pm Clark County News

A small earthquake rattled parts of east Clark County on Monday evening, causing no damage but prompting numerous calls to emergency dispatchers. Read story

A new apartment building in downtown Vancouver called The Adera will soon rise from a city block that formerly housed the Boomerang Therapy works in downtown Vancouver, between Washington and Columbia Streets and West Fourth and Fifth streets.

New apartments planned for downtown Vancouver

A new apartment building in downtown Vancouver called The Adera will soon rise from a city block that formerly housed the Boomerang Therapy works in downtown Vancouver, between Washington and Columbia Streets and West Fourth and Fifth streets.

June 6, 2022, 7:19pm Business

A new apartment building will soon rise from a parcel that formerly housed Boomerang Therapy Works in downtown Vancouver, just south of the Smokin’ Oak. Read story

The Camas Planning Commission has approved preliminary plans for a nearly 943,000-square-foot industrial business park across Lake Road, north of WaferTech, seen here in 2006.

Camas commission gives initial thumbs up for nearly 1 million-square-foot business park

The Camas Planning Commission has approved preliminary plans for a nearly 943,000-square-foot industrial business park across Lake Road, north of WaferTech, seen here in 2006.

June 6, 2022, 3:01pm Business

The Camas Planning Commission has signed off on preliminary plans for a nearly 943,000-square-foot industrial business park along Northwest Lake Road. Read story