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A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

Two men found dead after midnight fire consumes Vancouver apartment

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

June 25, 2022, 7:02am Clark County News

Vancouver Police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found following an apartment fire in the Harney Heights neighborhood early Saturday. Read story

With a wide variety of booths featuring local artists, vendors and support groups, Vancouver Pride is sure to spark the interest of attendees from all walks of life.

Working in Clark County: Saturday in the Park – Vancouver USA Pride

With a wide variety of booths featuring local artists, vendors and support groups, Vancouver Pride is sure to spark the interest of attendees from all walks of life.

June 25, 2022, 6:05am Business

Just because June is coming to a close, it doesn’t mean Pride celebrations are over. For the group Vancouver USA Pride, Pride month lasts all summer long as members gear up to host their annual LGBTQ+ Pride event Saturday in the Park, hosted in Esther Short Park on July 9. Read story

Gardening with Allen: Spray needed versus apple worm

June 25, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Last year my apple tree produced a lot of small, wormy apples. What do I need to do to get larger apples without worms? Read story

From the Newsroom: Even on slow days, we’re busy

June 25, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Although news is never routine, I would say that the last few weeks have been typical for Clark County and for The Columbian. There has been a decent amount of news, and our newsroom has been close to fully staffed. Read story

Energy Adviser: Crawlspace needs occasional attention

June 25, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

There probably isn’t any part of the house where the old phrase “out of sight, out of mind” is more applicable than the crawlspace. Read story

Tiffany Martell, left, hugs Denise Yurecko a La Center High School office assistant who used an automated external defibrillator to save Martell's son's life. Triston Martell, then a 15-year-old sophomore, collapsed at La Center High School on May 26 and was saved by five of the school's employees. Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue on Thursday honored those employees for their lifesaving efforts.

5 La Center High School employees honored for saving student

Tiffany Martell, left, hugs Denise Yurecko a La Center High School office assistant who used an automated external defibrillator to save Martell's son's life. Triston Martell, then a 15-year-old sophomore, collapsed at La Center High School on May 26 and was saved by five of the school's employees. Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue on Thursday honored those employees for their lifesaving efforts.

June 25, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue honored five La Center High School employees Thursday for jumping into action to save a student’s life after he suffered cardiac arrest on the morning of May 26. Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Vancouver shooting; PeaceHealth expansion; tech startups in Clark County

(The Columbian)

June 25, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

Protestors march around Esther Short Park on Friday, June 24, 2022, during a rally and march in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade that protected abortion access nationwide.

Clark County health care providers voice support for abortion rights

Protestors march around Esther Short Park on Friday, June 24, 2022, during a rally and march in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade that protected abortion access nationwide.

June 24, 2022, 8:21pm Clark County Health

Despite the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, Washington and Oregon still have some of the strongest abortion protections in the country, and abortion services are still available at Planned Parenthood clinics across the two states. Read story

Major Washington employers commit to maintaining abortion access for employees

June 24, 2022, 5:44pm Latest News

Many major Washington employers responded to Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing out constitutional protections for abortion with renewed pledges to pay the way for employees who must travel to access reproductive health care. Read story

Clark County prosecutors to review fatal Yacolt roommate shooting

June 24, 2022, 5:35pm Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has forwarded its investigation into a June 13 fatal shooting between roommates at a home near Yacolt to prosecutors to review. Read story