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Arts Alive! event goes on despite weather, pandemic

September 18, 2021, 6:01pm Clark County News

The show must go on, of course — even when a pandemic is dragging on and you’re unexpectedly facing a big downpour. Read story

Washougal mayor candidate Ford suspends campaign after arrest

September 18, 2021, 3:51pm Clark County News

Derik Ford, the Washougal mayoral candidate who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, has dropped out of the race for Washougal mayor, according to KATU. Read story

Students work in the "Internet Cafe" on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground. Students are set up with Chromebooks in the gymnasium if they need internet to access remote learning.

Battle Ground schools plan levy meetings

Students work in the "Internet Cafe" on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground. Students are set up with Chromebooks in the gymnasium if they need internet to access remote learning.

September 18, 2021, 3:01pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools is planning two in-person community information nights in advance of its Nov. 2 school levy try. Read story

Gardening With Allen: Restore shrubs to natural shape

September 18, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Life

We recently purchased a home that fits us very well, but the landscape does not fit us. Shrubs have been sheared into thick, artificial-looking boxes and balls rather than the natural look that we like. Some shrubs have lower branches that are bare of leaves. Is there any hope for… Read story

Raoul Campbell-Rouzan of Vancouver packs up his garage while gearing up for his upcoming move to Arizona on Friday morning. A record number of people are quitting their jobs during the pandemic.

Clark County workers may be part of ‘Great Resignation’ trend

Raoul Campbell-Rouzan of Vancouver packs up his garage while gearing up for his upcoming move to Arizona on Friday morning. A record number of people are quitting their jobs during the pandemic.

September 18, 2021, 6:05am Business

The remote-work atmosphere of the pandemic left lots of extra time for Raoul Campbell-Rouzan to rethink his career path. As a worker at the Washington State Department of Transportation, he didn’t have the urge of excitement for his job. Although it was steady, the slow burn of his dissatisfaction with… Read story

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

Vancouver Police: No mask citations given in incident at Chuck’s

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

September 18, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department issued a statement Thursday correcting what it said was misinformation circulating on social media and political media stating that the agency issued citations this month for not wearing masks in a local store. Read story

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Pedestrians stroll along America's 13th-best riverwalk, right here in Vancouver.

From the Newsroom: A new day, a new list

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Pedestrians stroll along America's 13th-best riverwalk, right here in Vancouver.

September 18, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Did you hear the news? Vancouver has the 13th-best riverwalk in America, according to a Top 15 list from Fodor’s Travel. Read story

A new food cart pod called Carts by the Park is being created in downtown Ridgefield.

Carts by the Park food-truck site buoys Ridgefield restaurant scene

A new food cart pod called Carts by the Park is being created in downtown Ridgefield.

September 18, 2021, 6:03am Business

RIDGEFIELD — Carts by the Park recently opened in downtown Ridgefield, bringing expanded eating options to the community at 219 Pioneer St., across from City Hall. Read story

Catch up on the news.

Morning Press: Benton lawsuit; The Sedgwick; COVID deaths; Det. Brown killing; Swiss Pie

Catch up on the news.

September 18, 2021, 6:02am Business

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

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford appears in Clark County District Court Friday charged with fourth-degree assault domestic violence. Police say Ford became violent with a family member after an argument.

Washougal mayor candidate Derik Ford appears in court

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford appears in Clark County District Court Friday charged with fourth-degree assault domestic violence. Police say Ford became violent with a family member after an argument.

September 17, 2021, 5:19pm Clark County News

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford pleaded not guilty Friday in Clark County District Court to a charge of fourth-degree assault domestic violence, which is a gross misdemeanor. Read story