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Fallen Clark County soldier to be honored by community

October 12, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County residents are invited to attend a ceremony honoring a local soldier who died during service as a part of the “Never To Be Forgotten” series. Read story

Five-day closure set for Gee Creek rest areas

October 12, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Annual maintenance work will close both the northbound and southbound Interstate 5 Gee Creek rest areas north of Vancouver between 6 a.m. Oct. 18 and 5 p.m. Oct. 22, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Nights are getting chilly; a poem celebrating October

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

October 12, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

If skies remained clear enough Monday night and fog or low clouds stayed away, it was frosty in many locations. I expected lows in Vancouver in the 30s and outlying areas in the 20s. Regardless, a chilly night for sure. Clouds increase later today with rain due overnight and Wednesday.… Read story

Leslie Lewallen, left, and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Camas City Council.

Two vie for Camas City Council seat

Leslie Lewallen, left, and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Camas City Council.

October 12, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

CAMAS — Leslie Lewallen and Jennifer McDaniel are running for Ellen Burton’s Ward 3, Position 2 seat on the Camas City Council after Burton, the city’s temporary mayor, announced she would not be running for reelection. Read story

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

Hockinson School Board sees contested race for Dist. 1 seat

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

October 11, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County News

Two longtime Hockinson residents who take pride in the local schools are running for the only contested seat on the school board this year. Incumbent Patrick Carter is running unopposed for the seat to which he was appointed in November 2020. Read story

$2.5M reward to solve U.S. prosecutor’s killing in Seattle

October 11, 2021, 4:35pm Latest News

SEATTLE — Rewards totaling $2.5 million are now being offered for information that helps solve the killing of federal prosecutor Thomas C. Wales in Seattle 20 years ago. Read story

The Washington State Department of Transportation's traffic cams and app are down.

WSDOT cameras, alerts and mobile app down

The Washington State Department of Transportation's traffic cams and app are down.

October 11, 2021, 2:35pm Clark County News

Washington State Department of Transportation's website, cameras, alerts and mobile apps were knocked out by an extensive power outage on Sunday that took down website and travel information. Read story

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Aarondeep Johal, 32, makes a first appearance via video Monday in Clark County Superior Court in an attempted murder and kidnapping case involving his girlfriend.

Ridgefield man held on $1M bail, accused of kidnapping, attempted murder

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Aarondeep Johal, 32, makes a first appearance via video Monday in Clark County Superior Court in an attempted murder and kidnapping case involving his girlfriend.

October 11, 2021, 2:22pm Clark County News

A Ridgefield man is being held on $1 million bail after allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend as she sought help at a Vancouver convenience store, assaulting her and attempting to kill their infant daughter. Read story

A fire damaged a garage in the 2900 Block of 13th Street on Monday afternoon.

Fire crews extinguish Harney Heights garage fire

A fire damaged a garage in the 2900 Block of 13th Street on Monday afternoon.

October 11, 2021, 2:09pm Clark County News

Firefighters extinguished a garage fire Monday afternoon in the Harney Heights neighborhood that displaced five residents, according to the Vancouver Fire Department. Read story

FILE - In this March 20, 2020, file photo, the Amazon campus outside the company headquarters in Seattle sits nearly deserted on an otherwise sunny and warm afternoon. Amazon said Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 it will allow many tech and corporate workers to continue working remotely indefinitely, as long as they can commute to the office when necessary.

Amazon to allow employees to work remotely indefinitely

FILE - In this March 20, 2020, file photo, the Amazon campus outside the company headquarters in Seattle sits nearly deserted on an otherwise sunny and warm afternoon. Amazon said Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 it will allow many tech and corporate workers to continue working remotely indefinitely, as long as they can commute to the office when necessary.

October 11, 2021, 1:50pm Business

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon said Monday it will allow many tech and corporate workers to continue working remotely indefinitely, as long as they can commute to the office when necessary. Read story