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Equity front and center on I-5 Bridge replacement project

December 3, 2022, 6:12am Clark County News

Johnell Bell, the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s principal equity officer, likes to say, “You can’t know equity unless you know history.” Read story

Port of Vancouver officials confident as they OK $77.9M budget for 2023

December 3, 2022, 6:00am Business

Port of Vancouver officials expressed confidence for the future in the face of uncertain economic times as they approved a $77.9 million budget for 2023. Read story

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Morning Press: Last call for salmon; fatal crash; 3rd District recall

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December 3, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

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

Professor Brancaccio teaches class.

Press Talk: Democracy class is in session

Professor Brancaccio teaches class.

December 3, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Good morning, class. My name is Professor Brancaccio and thank you for signing up for Political Science 202, where we will discuss all things democracy. Hopefully you’ve all prepped by reading the pre-class assignments. Read story

Clark County seeks volunteer for waste commission

December 3, 2022, 5:20am Clark County News

Clark County is seeking a volunteer to serve on the Solid Waste Advisory Commission. The position represents the agricultural community, and the applicant must own or be employed by an agricultural entity located within the county. The three-year term begins once an applicant is appointed by the county council. Read story

Don Benton

Benton requests partial recount in Clark County Council District 5 race

Don Benton

December 2, 2022, 4:57pm Clark County News

Former state Sen. Don Benton isn’t ready give up on his bid for the Clark County Council just yet. Earlier this week, Benton formally requested a partial recount in the District 5 race. Read story

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Vancouver body armor company owner faces federal charges in safety records case

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December 2, 2022, 3:43pm Business

The owner of a Vancouver-based body armor company is facing a federal wire fraud allegation after investigators say he forged safety test records and falsely claimed his products were made in the United States. Read story

Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida was accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020. The jury convicted him of second-degree manslaughter.

Vancouver man sentenced to 27 months in death of daughter, gets credit for time served

Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida was accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020. The jury convicted him of second-degree manslaughter.

December 2, 2022, 3:42pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison but will receive credit for time served in the death of his infant daughter. Read story

James Patrick Seefried, 73, of Battle Ground appears Dec. 2, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree theft. Clark County sheriff's deputies say Seefried, a former staff member of the Moose Lodge Chapter 2423, Dollars Corner, stole more than $30,000 from the organization.

Battle Ground man in court, accused of stealing $30K from Dollars Corner Moose Lodge

James Patrick Seefried, 73, of Battle Ground appears Dec. 2, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree theft. Clark County sheriff's deputies say Seefried, a former staff member of the Moose Lodge Chapter 2423, Dollars Corner, stole more than $30,000 from the organization.

December 2, 2022, 9:50am Clark County News

A former staff member of the Dollars Corner Lodge of Moose International stands accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the organization. Read story

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