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This week in Clark County history

March 1, 2024, 6:00am Clark County Life

A weekly look back compiled by the Clark County Historical Museum from The Columbian archives available at columbian.newspapers.com or at the museum. Read story

Josh Cuevas was born and raised in Pasco, and now serves as a public defender.

WA public defender system is teetering

Josh Cuevas was born and raised in Pasco, and now serves as a public defender.

March 1, 2024, 6:00am Latest News

When you’re charged with a crime that could put you behind bars and you don’t have enough money to pay an attorney to defend you, the government is supposed to provide you with one. But that isn’t happening in some communities across Washington, at least not right away. Read story

President Joe Biden takes a photograph with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge, left, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield, right, during a reception in recognition of Black History Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024.

Push for Washington state Democrats to vote ‘uncommitted’ instead of for Biden in March 12 primary picks up steam

President Joe Biden takes a photograph with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge, left, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield, right, during a reception in recognition of Black History Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024.

March 1, 2024, 6:00am Latest News

A campaign urging Democrats to vote “uncommitted” in Washington’s March 12 presidential primary is rapidly gaining momentum amid protests over President Joe Biden’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war and worries about his ability to defeat Donald Trump this fall. Read story

California burger chain In-N-Out submitted an application Feb. 16 for a Ridgefield location, shown in this rendering.

In-N-Out is coming to Ridgefield; Clark County lands popular fast-food joint before Portland

California burger chain In-N-Out submitted an application Feb. 16 for a Ridgefield location, shown in this rendering.

February 29, 2024, 8:22pm Business

Clark County residents craving a cheeseburger animal style are in luck. California fast-food chain In-N-Out submitted an application earlier this month for a Ridgefield location. Read story

A screenshot from a Clark County sheriff's deputy body-worn camera in a shooting on Feb. 20 that left one man dead.

Bodycam footage shows man pulled gun before being shot by Clark County sheriff’s deputiesvideo icon

A screenshot from a Clark County sheriff's deputy body-worn camera in a shooting on Feb. 20 that left one man dead.

February 29, 2024, 8:21pm Clark County News

Body camera footage released Thursday by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office captured a 53-year-old Brush Prairie man pulling a gun from his waistband moments before three deputies fatally shot him on Feb. 20. Read story

Observers look on as election coordinator Robert Easterly, foreground, conducts logic and accuracy tests before the March 12 presidential primary at the Clark County Elections Office. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a proofing process that makes sure that everything&rsquo;s correct,&rdquo; Clark County Elections Director Cathie Garber said.

All systems go: Clark County Elections Office conducts logic, accuracy test ahead of presidential primary

Observers look on as election coordinator Robert Easterly, foreground, conducts logic and accuracy tests before the March 12 presidential primary at the Clark County Elections Office. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a proofing process that makes sure that everything&rsquo;s correct,&rdquo; Clark County Elections Director Cathie Garber said.

February 29, 2024, 8:09pm Clark County News

Election offices in Washington are required by law to test their ballot counting equipment before every election and invite the public to observe. Typically, the tests generate little interest. This year, however, interest in election processes is growing as a contentious presidential election looms. Read story

House OKs short-term extension to avoid government shutdown

February 29, 2024, 6:21pm Latest News

The House passed another short-term spending measure Thursday that would keep one set of federal agencies operating through March 8 and another set through March 22, avoiding a shutdown for parts of the federal government that would otherwise kick in Saturday. The Senate was expected to vote on the bill… Read story

FILE - This combo image shows President Joe Biden, left, Jan. 5, 2024, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, right, Jan. 19, 2024.

Miles apart, Biden and Trump tour U.S.-Mexico border highlighting immigration as an election issue

FILE - This combo image shows President Joe Biden, left, Jan. 5, 2024, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, right, Jan. 19, 2024.

February 29, 2024, 3:22pm Latest News

Three hundred miles apart, President Joe Biden and likely Republican challenger Donald Trump walked the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas Thursday, dueling trips underscoring how important immigration has become for the 2024 election and how much each man wants to use it to his advantage. Read story

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

Vancouver police IDs Clark County deputies in Brush Prairie shooting that left man deadvideo icon

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

February 29, 2024, 3:17pm Clark County News

Three Clark County sheriff’s deputies who fatally shot a man Feb. 20 at a property in Brush Prairie have previously been involved in fatal use-of-force incidents. Read story

A vote sign and American flag are shown outside a Michigan primary election location in Dearborn, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. Michigan is the last major primary state before Super Tuesday and a critical swing state in November&rsquo;s general election.

What is Super Tuesday? Why it matters and what to watch

A vote sign and American flag are shown outside a Michigan primary election location in Dearborn, Mich., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. Michigan is the last major primary state before Super Tuesday and a critical swing state in November&rsquo;s general election.

February 29, 2024, 1:48pm Latest News

The biggest day of this year’s primary campaign is approaching as 16 states vote in contests known as Super Tuesday. Read story