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Tibetan monks create colorful sand mandala at Clark College – then destroy itvideo icon

January 17, 2020, 5:42pm Clark County News

In the midst of conflict at Clark College, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks worked quietly in the Cannell Library. Read story

Combustible materials next to slow cooker caused Vancouver house fire

January 17, 2020, 3:29pm Clark County News

A house fire in the Cascade Highlands neighborhood Thursday was caused by unattended cooking and was preventable, according to the Vancouver fire marshal. Read story

WSU Vancouver librarian hits big time with ‘Jeopardy!’ wins

January 17, 2020, 2:45pm Clark County News

This Portland woman, a part-time reference librarian at Washington State University Vancouver, has won tens of thousands of dollars in a five-day run on “Jeopardy!” Who is Veronica Vichit-Vadakan? Read story

Tech, communications stocks push U.S. indexes to more records

January 17, 2020, 2:32pm Business

Solid gains in technology and communications stocks pushed major U.S. indexes to more record highs on Wall Street Friday. Chipmaker Qualcomm jumped 4.5% and Google parent company Alphabet rose 2%. Banks also did well, driven by strong results from State Street and Citizens Financial. That came a day after Morgan Stanley soared after reporting blowout earnings. The S&P 500 rose 12 points, or 0.4%, to 3,329. The Dow Jones Industrial… Read story

Vancouver man sentenced to work release on marijuana charge

January 17, 2020, 1:53pm Clark County News

A 47-year-old Vancouver man was sentenced Thursday in Clark County Superior Court to 75 days of work release for a single count of conspiracy to manufacture marijuana. He is the third defendant to be sentenced tied to what law enforcement described as a large-scale marijuana operation. Read story

Man gets 12 years in Vancouver rape

January 17, 2020, 1:44pm Clark County News

A 41-year-old man was sentenced Friday in Clark County Superior Court to more than a dozen years in prison for a second-degree rape charge stemming from an attack on an intoxicated woman walking home alone in Vancouver. Read story

Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, famous Troutdale restaurant, goes up in flames

January 17, 2020, 11:58am Latest News

CORBETT, Ore. -- Shirley's Tippy Canoe, a famous restaurant along the Sandy River near Troutdale, Ore., went up in flames Friday morning. Read story

Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine

January 17, 2020, 11:30am Latest News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday broke nearly 72 hours of silence over alleged surveillance and threats to the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, saying he believed the allegations would prove to be wrong but that he had an obligation to evaluate and investigate the matter. Read story

Intel plans layoffs in data center group

January 17, 2020, 11:27am Business

PORTLAND — Intel plans to lay off a modest number of employees as it reorganizes the company’s most vital business unit, its data center group, according to sources inside the company. Read story

Late starts at schools throughout county as snow falls

January 17, 2020, 6:25am Clark County News

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory through 10 a.m. today predicting snow throughout the area, with accumulations of up to one inch at all elevations and local accumulations of 1 to 3 inches above 500 feet. Read story