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Future homeowner Stephanie Sutton-Davis, left in red, works with construction coordinator Jess Reynolds, in blue, as crews from Habitat for Humanity lend a hand to the housing project Nov. 2. Construction has begun on Evergreen Habitat for Humanity's Johnson Village, a subdivision in east Vancouver that will house nine low-income families.

Future Vancouver homeowners excited as work begins at Habitat for Humanity’s Johnson Village

Future homeowner Stephanie Sutton-Davis, left in red, works with construction coordinator Jess Reynolds, in blue, as crews from Habitat for Humanity lend a hand to the housing project Nov. 2. Construction has begun on Evergreen Habitat for Humanity's Johnson Village, a subdivision in east Vancouver that will house nine low-income families.

December 2, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

When a friend encouraged Karla Alvarado Martinez to apply for homeownership through Evergreen Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that builds and rehabilitates homes in Clark County, Martinez didn’t think it was possible. Read story

The newest Clark County Superior Court judge, Tsering Cornell, poses for a portrait in her Vancouver courtroom. As the daughter of two Tibetan immigrants, Cornell remains connected with local Tibetan groups. The community celebrated her judicial appointment, which it says makes her the first Tibetan American judge in the United States.

Judge Tsering Cornell honors legal, Tibetan community that blazed trail to Clark County Superior Court

The newest Clark County Superior Court judge, Tsering Cornell, poses for a portrait in her Vancouver courtroom. As the daughter of two Tibetan immigrants, Cornell remains connected with local Tibetan groups. The community celebrated her judicial appointment, which it says makes her the first Tibetan American judge in the United States.

December 2, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

As Tsering Cornell took her oath in July to become a Clark County Superior Court judge — the county’s first Asian American judge — behind her the gallery was full of friends, family and colleagues. But the courtroom was also packed with other Tibetan Americans there to celebrate the success… Read story

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices.

Washougal to run levies in February election

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices.

December 2, 2022, 5:33am Clark County News

The Washougal School District Board of Education voted to run a replacement educational programs and operations levy and capital levy on the Feb. 14 special election ballot. Read story

Jodi Wall, the executive director for early care and education at ESD 112 in Vancouver, spoke before the House Children, Youth and Families Committee on Thursday about the need for increased federal funding in Head Start and ECEAP programs.

ESD 112 official urges lawmakers to support early learning in Southwest Washington

Jodi Wall, the executive director for early care and education at ESD 112 in Vancouver, spoke before the House Children, Youth and Families Committee on Thursday about the need for increased federal funding in Head Start and ECEAP programs.

December 1, 2022, 7:08pm Clark County News

Effective child care and early-learning opportunities are often described as linchpins for economic progress; they allow parents to feel comfortable going to work, knowing their children are in a safe, welcoming environment while they’re away. Read story

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Vancouver man sentenced to 14 years for burglary, groping

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

December 1, 2022, 3:33pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Nov. 17 to nearly 14 years in prison for breaking into two apartments in the middle of the night in June 2021 and groping three women. Read story

FILE - Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is seen in the aerial view in Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 31, 2022. A federal appeals court has halted an independent review of documents seized from the estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top secret government information.

Trump probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review

FILE - Former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is seen in the aerial view in Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 31, 2022. A federal appeals court has halted an independent review of documents seized from the estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top secret government information.

December 1, 2022, 3:00pm Latest News

A federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 infection rate rises since last report

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December 1, 2022, 2:15pm Clark County Health

The COVID-19 infection rate in Clark County rose this week, following a week without an update during the Thanksgiving holiday. Read story

Wall Street ends mixed in an uneven start for December

December 1, 2022, 1:12pm Business

A day of wobbly trading on Wall Street ended Thursday with a mixed finish for stocks and bond yields broadly lower after the government reported that a measure of inflation that’s closely watched by the Federal Reserve eased in October. Read story

FILE - Firearms are displayed at a gun shop in Salem, Ore., on Feb. 19, 2021. Voters in Oregon passed one of the nation's strictest gun control laws, but the new permit-to-purchase mandate is facing a legal challenge with days to go before it takes effect. A federal judge in Portland will hear oral arguments Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, on whether Measure 114, which is scheduled to go into law Dec. 8, violates Americans' constitutionally protected right to bear arms.

Tough Oregon gun law faces legal challenge, could be delayed

FILE - Firearms are displayed at a gun shop in Salem, Ore., on Feb. 19, 2021. Voters in Oregon passed one of the nation's strictest gun control laws, but the new permit-to-purchase mandate is facing a legal challenge with days to go before it takes effect. A federal judge in Portland will hear oral arguments Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, on whether Measure 114, which is scheduled to go into law Dec. 8, violates Americans' constitutionally protected right to bear arms.

December 1, 2022, 12:55pm Latest News

Midterm voters in Oregon narrowly passed one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation, buoying the hopes of gun control supporters, but the new permit-to-purchase mandate and ban on high-capacity magazines now faces a lawsuit that could put it on ice just days before it's set to take… Read story

In this photo provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation, crews work to clear debris and remove a disabled truck on U.S. 30 east of Astoria, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, after a landslide Tuesday night.

Crews clean up landslide on closed highway east of Astoria

In this photo provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation, crews work to clear debris and remove a disabled truck on U.S. 30 east of Astoria, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, after a landslide Tuesday night.

December 1, 2022, 12:50pm Latest News

Crews are working to clear debris from a landslide that has closed part of a highway near Astoria in northwestern Oregon. Read story