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

Weather Eye: With no severe weather in sight, enjoy your autumn

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

October 14, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Nearly halfway through the month, and October is behaving in an odd way. Of course, it’s much cooler than what we have become accustomed to. Read story

Cinema of Horrors comes Clark County Event Center in October, combining real live actors, over-the-top lighting and special effects throughout the film each night.
The Clark County Courthouse, left, and Clark County Jail in this aerial view taken in 2018.

Police say Vancouver man admits stealing six travel trailers

The Clark County Courthouse, left, and Clark County Jail in this aerial view taken in 2018.

October 13, 2021, 5:50pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man accused of stealing almost $200,000 worth of travel trailers from Brush Prairie and Sunnyside storage facilities appeared Wednesday morning in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

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Two pedestrians injured in east Vancouver crash

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October 13, 2021, 5:06pm Clark County News

Two pedestrians were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries Tuesday night after they were struck in a chain-reaction crash in Fisher’s Landing, according to the Vancouver Police Department.  Read story

An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

Camas businessman takes on incumbent in Port of Camas-Washougal race

An aerial photo shows the Steigerwald Commerce Center, an industrial park owned by the Port of Camas-Washougal, east of downtown Washougal. The area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone, creating a new investment tool for developers interested in moving into the area’s remaining vacant lots.

October 13, 2021, 5:05pm Business

CAMAS — A former Port of Camas-Washougal employee is challenging the incumbent port commission president for the No. 3 position on the Port of Camas-Washougal’s Board of Commissioners. Read story

Modest gain breaks a 3-day losing streak for S&P 500 index

October 13, 2021, 1:15pm Business

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak for the S&P 500 despite another choppy day of trading. Read story

President Joe Biden listens as Interior Secretary Deb Haaland speaks at the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at an event announcing that his administration is restoring protections for two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that recently has been used for commercial fishing.

Administration sets plan for 7 offshore wind farms by 2025

President Joe Biden listens as Interior Secretary Deb Haaland speaks at the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at an event announcing that his administration is restoring protections for two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that recently has been used for commercial fishing.

October 13, 2021, 1:00pm Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will help develop up to seven offshore wind farms on the East and West coasts and in the Gulf of Mexico as it moves to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 — generating enough electricity to power… Read story

William Shatner, center, describes what the g-forces of the Blue Origin lift off did to his face as Chris Boshuizen, left, and Glen de Vries all look on during a media availability at the spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.  The “Star Trek” actor and three fellow passengers hurtled to an altitude of 66.5 miles (107 kilometers) over the West Texas desert in the fully automated capsule, then safely parachuted back to Earth in a flight that lasted just over 10 minutes.

William Shatner, TV’s Capt. Kirk, blasts off for space

William Shatner, center, describes what the g-forces of the Blue Origin lift off did to his face as Chris Boshuizen, left, and Glen de Vries all look on during a media availability at the spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.  The “Star Trek” actor and three fellow passengers hurtled to an altitude of 66.5 miles (107 kilometers) over the West Texas desert in the fully automated capsule, then safely parachuted back to Earth in a flight that lasted just over 10 minutes.

October 13, 2021, 12:20pm Entertainment

VAN HORN, Texas — Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company. Read story

King County gun violence has already surpassed 2020

October 13, 2021, 11:57am Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s most populous county continues to see a sharp spike in gun violence, with fatal shootings in the first nine months of the year already exceeding 2020’s year-end totals. Read story

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 file photo, truck traffic from Canada waits to cross the border into the United States in Derby Line Vt. The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. The new rules, to be announced Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals to enter the U.S.

Border residents rejoice as US says it will lift travel ban

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 file photo, truck traffic from Canada waits to cross the border into the United States in Derby Line Vt. The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. The new rules, to be announced Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals to enter the U.S.

October 13, 2021, 11:50am Latest News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Read story