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May 11, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

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General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925) assumed command of the District of Columbia and quartered in the O.O. Howard House. As Gen. Howard&rsquo;s aide during the Civil War, he became a dear friend. But taking credit for the surrender of the Nez Perce in 1877 led to a bitter dispute.

Clark County history: General Nelson Miles

General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925) assumed command of the District of Columbia and quartered in the O.O. Howard House. As Gen. Howard&rsquo;s aide during the Civil War, he became a dear friend. But taking credit for the surrender of the Nez Perce in 1877 led to a bitter dispute.

May 11, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

At the 1862 battle of Fair Oaks, Brig. Gen. O.O. Howard was wounded twice. His trusted 21-year-old aide, Lt. Nelson Miles, nicked in the heel by a bullet, limped into a slave hut to visit his suffering commander. When the surgeon arrived with four burly soldiers, they placed the general… Read story

Gardening with Allen: When and how often to fertilize

May 11, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

Last week I described the basic fertilizers that I use. This week I will add information about when and how often to fertilize different kinds of plants. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Hot time in Vancouver might have broken record

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

May 11, 2024, 6:04am Clark County News

‘My oh my what a wonderful day’ as the lyrics go as our spring weather took a giant leap into summer quickly Friday. After our first 80-degree day of the season on Thursday with a high of 83 degrees we were well on our way to the first 90-degree day… Read story

Washougal School District Assistant Superintendent Aaron Hansen chats with students Monday.

Washougal School District interim superintendent ‘optimistic and hopeful’ about future

Washougal School District Assistant Superintendent Aaron Hansen chats with students Monday.

May 11, 2024, 6:01am Clark County News

Aaron Hansen will step up from his role as assistant superintendent of the Washougal School District to serve as interim superintendent for the 2024-25 school year. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore celebrates in the dugout after his two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, May 10, 2024, in Seattle.

Dylan Moore sets career high with 5 RBI to help Mariners topple Athletics 8-1

Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore celebrates in the dugout after his two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, May 10, 2024, in Seattle.

May 10, 2024, 9:53pm Latest News

Dylan Moore hit a two-run homer and had a career-high five RBI to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1 on Friday night. Read story

Filing week for the August primary in Clark County ended Friday.

Filing week ends in sprint as candidates file for primary races in Clark County

Filing week for the August primary in Clark County ended Friday.

May 10, 2024, 7:58pm Latest News

Friday marked the final day of filing week for local primary races in Clark County with a flurry of last-second additions to the ballot. Read story

A woman takes a photo of a dog evacuated from an area flooded by heavy rains, at a shelter in Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Thursday, May 9, 2024.

Inside a makeshift shelter saving hundreds of dogs from floods in southern Brazil

A woman takes a photo of a dog evacuated from an area flooded by heavy rains, at a shelter in Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Thursday, May 9, 2024.

May 10, 2024, 5:20pm Latest News

Hundreds of volunteers have set up a makeshift dog shelter in an abandoned, roofless warehouse in the city of Canoas, one of the hardest hit by floods in southern Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul state. Read story

Darrell E. Riley, 55, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on a warrant for aggravated first-degree murder and first-degree burglary. He&rsquo;s accused of fatally shooting a Hockinson woman in March in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme.

Oregon man suspected in March murder-for-hire held without bail in Clark County

Darrell E. Riley, 55, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on a warrant for aggravated first-degree murder and first-degree burglary. He&rsquo;s accused of fatally shooting a Hockinson woman in March in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme.

May 10, 2024, 4:17pm Clark County News

A Clark County judge Friday ordered a Eugene, Ore., man be held without bail in the alleged murder-for-hire shooting of a Hockinson woman in March. Read story

Registered nurse Jennifer Anderson greets morning traffic while picketing outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Thursday morning, April 18, 2024.

Washington nurses union files unfair labor practice charge against PeaceHealth

Registered nurse Jennifer Anderson greets morning traffic while picketing outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Thursday morning, April 18, 2024.

May 10, 2024, 3:50pm Business

The Washington State Nurses Association has filed an unfair labor practice charge against PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on behalf of the 1,465 nurses the union represents at the Vancouver hospital. Read story