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Columbia River’s Revac Banfield celebrates with second-place finisher Eli Peters, of Clover Park, after winning the 2A Boys 100 on Saturday, May 25, at the 2A/3A/4A State Track at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

4A/3A/2A track and field: Revac Banfield wins 100, 200 titles; Columbia River captures 2A boys team title

Columbia River’s Revac Banfield celebrates with second-place finisher Eli Peters, of Clover Park, after winning the 2A Boys 100 on Saturday, May 25, at the 2A/3A/4A State Track at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

May 25, 2024, 8:45pm Latest News

All weekend, the Columbia River Rapids felt they had a good chance to not only come home with a state trophy, but perhaps the school's first-ever state title in boys track and field. Sure enough, it happened. Read story

Crash on I-5 near La Center kills Vader woman Friday

May 25, 2024, 9:20am Clark County News

A truck driving northbound on Interstate 5 near La Center struck and killed a 42-year-old Vader woman Friday night. Read story

Fossils like these ammonites and dinosaur bones make up a portion of the inventory at Crystal Cavern in downtown Camas.

Digging into business: Castro’s Minerals finds success at sister store Crystal Cavern in Camas

Fossils like these ammonites and dinosaur bones make up a portion of the inventory at Crystal Cavern in downtown Camas.

May 25, 2024, 6:14am Business

In a world where time is fleeting and objects are made to be discarded, a beautiful rock formed over eons has a certain appeal. You feel as though you’re grasping a small remnant of Earth’s primal forces. Read story

Soldiers and airport personnel carefully move a casket containing the remains of U.S. Army Air Forces Technician Fourth Grade Herbert F. March of La Center on May 4 at Portland International Airport.

WWII veteran’s remains return to home to Clark County: ‘It was nothing less than completely amazing’

Soldiers and airport personnel carefully move a casket containing the remains of U.S. Army Air Forces Technician Fourth Grade Herbert F. March of La Center on May 4 at Portland International Airport.

May 25, 2024, 6:14am Clark County News

La Center kid Herb March was 21 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1939. He wasn’t much older — just 24 years old — when he died of malnutrition and disease in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines during World War II. Read story

LEADOPTION Signs along Main Street at the intersection with 39th Street in Vancouver reflect current gas prices as residents prepare for the holiday weekend on Friday morning.

Gas prices falling in Clark County and nationally as travel increases for holiday weekend

LEADOPTION Signs along Main Street at the intersection with 39th Street in Vancouver reflect current gas prices as residents prepare for the holiday weekend on Friday morning.

May 25, 2024, 6:12am Business

Here’s good news for travelers headed into Memorial Day weekend: Gas prices are on the decline. Read story

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From the Newsroom: Working on our writing

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May 25, 2024, 6:11am Clark County News

One of the good things we have going for us here at The Columbian is the volunteer work done by Dee Anne Finken, a retired journalist and journalism instructor at Clark College. As I began writing this column, she was holding one of her monthly writing workshops for our reporters.… Read story

A city study shows Camas&rsquo; tree canopy adds nearly $35 million in benefits to the city every year through energy savings, carbon reduction and mental health and quality of life.

Camas takes stock of its parks, open space and urban tree canopy

A city study shows Camas&rsquo; tree canopy adds nearly $35 million in benefits to the city every year through energy savings, carbon reduction and mental health and quality of life.

May 25, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Anyone who has ever taken shelter in the shade on a hot day understands the value of trees, but did you know that trees add nearly $35 million in benefits to the city of Camas? Read story

A hula hoe is a circular blade that is sharp on both edges and can make for quicker work of weeding.

Gardening with Allen: Keep weeds at bay with right tools

A hula hoe is a circular blade that is sharp on both edges and can make for quicker work of weeding.

May 25, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Life

I don’t have everything planted yet and I have weeds coming up everywhere. How do you cope with weeds? Read story

Energy Adviser: Keep cool without burning money

May 25, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Life

Air conditioning is a summertime necessity for many in Clark County and while it helps take the edge off the hottest part of the year, air conditioners consume a lot of power and can drive up your energy bill. Read story

Camas's Jacinda Lee watches her tee shot on the 15th hole during the Class 4A District 4 girls golf tournament on Tuesday at Lewis River Golf Course. Lee won for the third year in a row, this time by 16 strokes.

All-Region girls golf: Jacinda Lee, Camas

Camas's Jacinda Lee watches her tee shot on the 15th hole during the Class 4A District 4 girls golf tournament on Tuesday at Lewis River Golf Course. Lee won for the third year in a row, this time by 16 strokes.

May 25, 2024, 6:05am Latest News

This spring, it seems like there were three certainties of life — death, taxes and Jacinda Lee putting up a really good round of golf. Read story