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Ballots are inspected at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning, Nov. 2, 2021.

Group doorbells Washington homes, searching for illegal voters and drawing complaints

Ballots are inspected at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday morning, Nov. 2, 2021.

June 6, 2022, 6:02am Editor's Choice

Clipboards in hand, Jenifer Short and Emily Tadlock strolled a swanky suburban neighborhood on a recent afternoon, checking homes against a list of voter registrations. Read story

The Clark County Council will address recommendations on how to create more housing options at all income levels outside of cities.

Does Clark County have enough space for projected growth?

The Clark County Council will address recommendations on how to create more housing options at all income levels outside of cities.

June 5, 2022, 6:15am Business

On Tuesday, the Clark County Council will hold a public hearing on the updated Buildable Lands Report. The county has until June 30 to adopt the updated report to meet the state legislative deadline and submit it to the Department of Commerce. Read story

Sergey Kushnarenko, right, plays with his 2-year-old daughter, Ellen, at his home in Vancouver. Kushnarenko, his daughter and his then-pregnant wife, Sofia, fled Ukraine to escape the Russian invasion. Kushnarenko remembers seeing roughly 10 residential buildings bombed in his hometown of Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, 450 miles east of Kyiv, shortly after the invasion began on Feb. 24. Two weeks later, the family fled Ukraine with nowhere to go.

‘Somebody wanted to help’: Ukrainian refugees build a life in Vancouver after escaping war

Sergey Kushnarenko, right, plays with his 2-year-old daughter, Ellen, at his home in Vancouver. Kushnarenko, his daughter and his then-pregnant wife, Sofia, fled Ukraine to escape the Russian invasion. Kushnarenko remembers seeing roughly 10 residential buildings bombed in his hometown of Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, 450 miles east of Kyiv, shortly after the invasion began on Feb. 24. Two weeks later, the family fled Ukraine with nowhere to go.

June 5, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Sergey Kushnarenko remembers seeing roughly 10 residential buildings bombed in his hometown of Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, a city 450 miles east of Kyiv, shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine began on Feb. 24. Read story

Death notice for living man ‘some kind of shenanigans,’ Vancouver detective says

June 5, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Family members, social workers, the police and The Columbian are all asking questions after the newspaper printed a death notice Wednesday for a man who is apparently still alive. Read story

A large capacity ammunition rotary magazine is displayed on a sales rack in New Castle, Pa. High-capacity magazines have been a common denominator in several mass killings in recent years, and lawmakers are making a renewed push to ban them. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 to 15 bullets, and the Democratic-led Congress is returning early from its summer recess this week to consider a similar ban at the federal level.

Lawsuit seeks to overturn Washington ban on sale, manufacture of large-capacity gun magazines

A large capacity ammunition rotary magazine is displayed on a sales rack in New Castle, Pa. High-capacity magazines have been a common denominator in several mass killings in recent years, and lawmakers are making a renewed push to ban them. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 to 15 bullets, and the Democratic-led Congress is returning early from its summer recess this week to consider a similar ban at the federal level.

June 4, 2022, 7:06pm Editor's Choice

A lawsuit backed by a California-based pro-gun group seeks to prevent Washington's impending ban on the sale and manufacture of large-capacity firearm magazines from taking effect this summer. Read story

Sunlight and river views filter into a nearly-finished room at the AC Hotel by Marriott at the Vancouver Waterfront. Rates start at about $220 per night.

New Marriott hotel at Vancouver waterfront packed with amenities and luxury, readies for opening

Sunlight and river views filter into a nearly-finished room at the AC Hotel by Marriott at the Vancouver Waterfront. Rates start at about $220 per night.

June 4, 2022, 6:15am Business

Perhaps what best shows the luxury at the AC Hotel by Marriott Vancouver Waterfront is a box-like robot that transports food, towels and other items up and down elevators and through the hallways to guests’ rooms. Read story

The four men detectives arrested during an undercover child predator sting in Washington County, Ore.

Battle Ground man arrested in Oregon child predator sting

The four men detectives arrested during an undercover child predator sting in Washington County, Ore.

June 3, 2022, 12:26pm Clark County News

A Battle Ground man was one of four arrested Thursday during an undercover child predator sting in Washington County, Ore. Read story

Yuzu 4 U drink from Dandelion Teahouse & Apothecary.

5 quick bites and sips at $15 or less from Clark County eateries

Yuzu 4 U drink from Dandelion Teahouse & Apothecary.

June 3, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Whether you’re working, seeking work, going to school, figuring out your next move, taking care of family members, retired or just trying to get through this thing called life, a quick treat during the day provides a nice pick-me-up. Read story

Emergency I-5 repair work slows traffic for miles for most of the day

June 1, 2022, 2:15pm Clark County News

Two northbound lanes of Interstate 5 were closed for hours on Wednesday near Woodland while road crews fixed a hole in the center lane of the North Fork Lewis River Bridge. Read story

The Clark County Council is considering options for expanding public access to the 78th Street Heritage Farm, which is home to WSU Clark County Extension.

Clark County Council hears hazy future of 78th Street Heritage Farm

The Clark County Council is considering options for expanding public access to the 78th Street Heritage Farm, which is home to WSU Clark County Extension.

June 1, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Finding a way to make Clark County’s 78th Street Heritage Farm financially solvent while increasing public access remains elusive. Read story