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Producer of PDX’s new roof supports, Thompson Metal Fab, celebrates 85 years with innovation, diversification

October 1, 2022, 6:05am Business

Tucked away on Vancouver’s Southeast Hidden Way is a piece of living, breathing history. Eighty-five-year-old Thompson Metal Fab has produced and continues to produce some of the region’s largest metal… Read story

Morning Press: Alert rises from river; 3rd District debate; Ridgefield cold case

October 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

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

Former Clark County Republican Party Chairman David Gellatly works a logistics job from his new home in Venice, Fla.

Press Talk: Local Republican heads south

Former Clark County Republican Party Chairman David Gellatly works a logistics job from his new home in Venice, Fla.

October 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Editor’s Note: This column was written before Hurricane Ian struck southwest Florida, where Lou Brancaccio lives and he evacuated to Miami. A column describing his experience navigating Hurricane Ian appeared in Friday’s Columbian and can be accessed on our website. Read story

Community action board applicants sought

October 1, 2022, 5:49am Clark County News

Clark County is seeking applicants to fill several positions on the volunteer Community Action Advisory Board. Read story

Vancouver housing grants to be available

October 1, 2022, 5:47am Clark County News

Pre-applications to tap into millions of dollars for Vancouver projects in 2023 are set to open soon. Read story

Gifford Pinchot hiring for 2023 season

October 1, 2022, 5:46am Clark County News

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is now hiring seasonal employees for the 2023 season. The U.S. Forest Service has more than 70 positions available at six duty locations including Amboy, Carson, Randle, Toutle, Trout Lake and Vancouver. Read story

Joseph A. Rachauskas appears in Clark County Superior Court on multiple warrants, including for local charges of vehicular homicide, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and hit-and-run resulting in death. He also had warrants out of Multnomah County and Clackamas County, Ore.

Vancouver man gets 7-plus years in fatal hit-run crash

Joseph A. Rachauskas appears in Clark County Superior Court on multiple warrants, including for local charges of vehicular homicide, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and hit-and-run resulting in death. He also had warrants out of Multnomah County and Clackamas County, Ore.

September 30, 2022, 5:20pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to 7¼ years in prison for a January fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell. Read story

A resident of The Outpost, Vancouver's first Safe Stay Community at 11400 N.E. 51st Circle that Outsiders Inn operates, drew some Give More 24! chalk art during Outsiders Inn's Give More 24! fundraising event.

Community Foundation says goodbye to Give More 24!

A resident of The Outpost, Vancouver's first Safe Stay Community at 11400 N.E. 51st Circle that Outsiders Inn operates, drew some Give More 24! chalk art during Outsiders Inn's Give More 24! fundraising event.

September 30, 2022, 3:58pm Clark County News

After nine years and millions of dollars raised for hundreds of Southwest Washington nonprofits, the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington will phase out its annual Give More 24! online fundraising campaign. Read story

One of C-Tran's 60-foot Vine buses makes a stop at the Turtle Place stop on Tuesday in downtown Vancouver.

C-Tran expands free bus program to all 18 and younger

One of C-Tran's 60-foot Vine buses makes a stop at the Turtle Place stop on Tuesday in downtown Vancouver.

September 30, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

C-Tran directors approved the expansion of the transit agency’s youth opportunity pass program to provide free transit access to all riders 18 and younger. Read story

Fencing surrounds the future location of an Amazon warehouse on Friday at 6100 N.E. 147th Ave.

Amazon plans another building in east Vancouver

Fencing surrounds the future location of an Amazon warehouse on Friday at 6100 N.E. 147th Ave.

September 30, 2022, 6:01am Business

Another Amazon industrial building is joining the future cluster of Amazon distribution buildings near Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard and Northeast 169th Avenue. Read story