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Clark County News

BPA projects $280M loss: Drought, extreme weather hit Bonneville Power Administration revenues

May 29, 2024, 6:08am Business

Bonneville Power Administration, which supplies about half of Clark County’s electricity through Clark Public Utilities, is projecting a $280 million net loss this year due to drought and extreme weather. Read story

‘Parents’ bill of rights’ legislation includes vague language, could lead to discrimination, says lawsuit

May 29, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

A group of parents, equity organizations and the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington are suing the state to prevent the implementation of a conservative-backed measure, known as the “parents’… Read story

Washington Lt. Gov. Denny Heck, left, talks to a room of Columbia River High School students Tuesday at the school. Heck graduated from Columbia River in 1970.

‘Politics is all around us’: Lt. Gov. Denny Heck visits Columbia River High School to speak with students about civics, political ethics

Washington Lt. Gov. Denny Heck, left, talks to a room of Columbia River High School students Tuesday at the school. Heck graduated from Columbia River in 1970.

May 28, 2024, 6:15pm Clark County News

Lt. Gov. Denny Heck visited Columbia River High School on Tuesday afternoon to speak with students about civics and political ethics. Read story

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Fire sprinklers dampen flames from apparent arson at Hazel Dell church

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May 28, 2024, 6:05pm Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent arson Sunday at a Hazel Dell church. Read story

Guadalupe V. Munoz, 44, appears Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and driving under the influence. He&rsquo;s accused of striking a firetruck that had responded to a prior crash and then striking two pedestrians who had stopped to help, killing one and injuring the other.

Woodland man in court after alleged DUI crash that killed good Samaritan on Interstate 5

Guadalupe V. Munoz, 44, appears Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and driving under the influence. He&rsquo;s accused of striking a firetruck that had responded to a prior crash and then striking two pedestrians who had stopped to help, killing one and injuring the other.

May 28, 2024, 5:50pm Clark County News

A Woodland man is accused of driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit Friday when he crashed into a firetruck and two people, killing one and injuring the other, on Interstate 5 near La Center. Read story

Samuel Garcia appears June 13, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court for holding two people at gunpoint, including a gas station cashier whom police said he used as a shield. He was sentenced earlier this month to nearly nine years in prison.

Man sentenced to almost 9 years in prison for holding two at gunpoint in Orchards gas station incident

Samuel Garcia appears June 13, 2022, in Clark County Superior Court for holding two people at gunpoint, including a gas station cashier whom police said he used as a shield. He was sentenced earlier this month to nearly nine years in prison.

May 28, 2024, 5:45pm Clark County News

A 23-year-old man was sentenced earlier this month to nearly nine years in prison for holding two people at gunpoint in June 2022, including a gas station cashier. Read story

A project to widen state Highway 14 to three lanes in each direction between Interstate 205 and Southeast 164th Avenue is back under construction.

WSDOT resumes Highway 14 construction, expects to wrap up $28 million project in fall

A project to widen state Highway 14 to three lanes in each direction between Interstate 205 and Southeast 164th Avenue is back under construction.

May 28, 2024, 2:31pm Clark County News

The Washington State Department of Transportation resumed construction this week on state Highway 14 between Interstate 205 and Southeast 164th Avenue in Vancouver after pausing for the winter. Read story

Sheriff’s office looking for Clark County woman missing since September

May 28, 2024, 12:52pm Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a Clark County woman last seen in September. Read story

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Woodland schools new policy forces staff to reveal students’ gender identity information to parents

Woodland High School  (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

May 28, 2024, 7:56am Clark County News

The Woodland School Board voted Thursday to approve changes to the district’s gender inclusivity procedure, prohibiting school officials from withholding information about a student’s gender identity from parents or guardians. Read story

Jenn Hubbard decorates a cake May 21 at Hubbard&rsquo;s house in Vancouver. Hubbard began baking after her diabetic daughter beat kidney cancer and she wanted to make her a custom cake to celebrate.

Sprinkling generosity: Vancouver woman bakes and donates cakes for end-of-life celebrations and ‘heavenly birthdays’

Jenn Hubbard decorates a cake May 21 at Hubbard&rsquo;s house in Vancouver. Hubbard began baking after her diabetic daughter beat kidney cancer and she wanted to make her a custom cake to celebrate.

May 28, 2024, 6:07am Business

In a routine she’s mastered, Jenn Hubbard diligently coats a cake with pink frosting, pipes intricate lines and finishes it with sprinkles of edible glitter around the edges. Read story