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Boxes of "Mini Canister Shell" fireworks sit on shelves inside TNT Fireworks Warehouse.

Clark County officials detail reasons behind fireworks ban

Boxes of "Mini Canister Shell" fireworks sit on shelves inside TNT Fireworks Warehouse.

June 30, 2021, 6:45pm Clark County News

Clark County officials offered additional details Wednesday about why they banned fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July. Read story

People walk near Pike Place Market, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Seattle. The unprecedented Northwest U.S. heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, moved inland Tuesday — prompting an electrical utility in Spokane, Washington, to resume rolling blackouts amid heavy power demand.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington has officially reopened. Here’s what you need to know.

People walk near Pike Place Market, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Seattle. The unprecedented Northwest U.S. heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, moved inland Tuesday — prompting an electrical utility in Spokane, Washington, to resume rolling blackouts amid heavy power demand.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

June 30, 2021, 7:43am Editor's Choice

The days of social distancing and limited indoor capacity are over. Read story

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Vancouver man fatally shot in Portland

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June 29, 2021, 6:35pm Clark County News

A man who was fatally shot Monday in Northeast Portland had lived in Vancouver, according to Columbian archives. Read story

Stacks of fireworks sit atop shelves Thursday at the TNT Fireworks Warehouse in Hazel Dell. Clark County banned the use and sale of fireworks effective Tuesday.

Clark County bans sale, use of fireworks

Stacks of fireworks sit atop shelves Thursday at the TNT Fireworks Warehouse in Hazel Dell. Clark County banned the use and sale of fireworks effective Tuesday.

June 29, 2021, 10:19am Clark County News

Clark County has banned the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated areas through midnight July 4, the end of the fireworks season. In doing so, the county joins almost all other local jurisdictions. Read story

A car crashed into a utility pole Monday night in Hazel Dell, causing the car and power pole to burst into flames.

Hazel Dell crash sparks power pole fire

A car crashed into a utility pole Monday night in Hazel Dell, causing the car and power pole to burst into flames.

June 29, 2021, 9:22am Clark County News

A car crashed into a utility pole Monday night in Hazel Dell, causing the car and power pole to burst into flames, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.  Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (AP Photo/Ted S.

Clark County groups join petition asking Inslee to lift eviction ban on county-by-county basis

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (AP Photo/Ted S.

June 29, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

Gov. Jay Inslee has once again extended the deadline for a statewide ban on evictions, extending for three months protections for tenants unable to pay rent. He issued the proclamation just a few days before the eviction moratorium had been set to expire on Wednesday. Read story

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

Battle Ground, Camas and Washougal ban fireworks due to fire danger

Fireworks available for purchase in Clark County.

June 28, 2021, 5:14pm Clark County News

The cities of Battle Ground, Camas and Washougal announced a fireworks discharge ban due to extremely high fire risk effective immediately. Fireworks sales will still be allowed. Read story

Firefighters respond to a two-alarm fire at a large house on Evergreen Highway.on Monday afternoon, June 28, 2021.

Crews respond to two-alarm house fire in east Vancouver

Firefighters respond to a two-alarm fire at a large house on Evergreen Highway.on Monday afternoon, June 28, 2021.

June 28, 2021, 4:22pm Clark County News

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a multi-million dollar waterfront home in east Vancouver. Read story

Slava Bakhmutov holds an inflatable rainbow unicorn while Arriana, 4, swims toward it after she fell off on Saturday morning, June 26, at Cottonwood Beach in Washougal. “She’s rainbow obsessed,” Arianna’s mother said. Temperatures climbed into triple digits on Saturday, the first of three days it is expected to do so.

Vancouver breaks all-time heat record

Slava Bakhmutov holds an inflatable rainbow unicorn while Arriana, 4, swims toward it after she fell off on Saturday morning, June 26, at Cottonwood Beach in Washougal. “She’s rainbow obsessed,” Arianna’s mother said. Temperatures climbed into triple digits on Saturday, the first of three days it is expected to do so.

June 27, 2021, 11:53am Clark County News

Vancouver set its all-time heat record on Sunday. The National Weather Service recorded 109 degrees just before 3 p.m. at Pearson Field. That broke the record of 108 degrees that was set on July 29, 2009 and matched on Saturday. Read story

The TNT Fireworks Warehouse tent sits under sunshine on Thursday.

In Clark County, fireworks fight fizzles – for now

The TNT Fireworks Warehouse tent sits under sunshine on Thursday.

June 27, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Fireworks laws in unincorporated Clark County will likely remain unchanged for at least the next couple of years, following political and electoral jostling over the past several months. Read story