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LULAC condemns Jan. 9 fatal shooting by Vancouver police

January 18, 2022, 6:20pm Clark County News

In a statement issued Saturday, the League of United Latin American Citizens of Southwest Washington condemned the Jan. 9 fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man by Vancouver police officers at… Read story

Procession, memorial honor life of Clark County firefighter-paramedic

January 18, 2022, 3:32pm Clark County News

Family, firefighters and community members gathered Tuesday to memorialize retired Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter-paramedic Joe Killian, who recently died of cancer. Read story

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

Clark County redistricting process sent back to committee in 3-2 vote by council

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

January 18, 2022, 1:59pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council voted Tuesday to send the contentious process of determining council district boundaries back to the committee that previously failed to reach a decision on the issue. Read story

Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

Burgerville CEO stepping down after 5 years

Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

January 18, 2022, 10:31am Business

Burgerville USA’s CEO is leaving the business to resume her leadership at The Taylor Group, a coaching and leadership training company she co-founded.  Read story

Retired Air Force officer Mike Burton was selected to be the board chairman of Legacies of War, an organization that raises awareness about the history of the bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

Veteran Mike Burton to lead Legacies of War organization

Retired Air Force officer Mike Burton was selected to be the board chairman of Legacies of War, an organization that raises awareness about the history of the bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

January 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

More than six decades ago, a secret war tore through a Southeast Asian country that littered its land with bombs that continue to explode today. Read story

Weather Eye: Remaining days of January appear to be uneventful

January 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Unfortunately, the inversion overhead persisted and kept us cool and cloudy Monday. It was nearly noon before we broke out of the 30s and reached the low 40s, topping out at a chilly 43 degrees for the high temperature. Now if you went up to elevations say 1,500 feet or… Read story

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Bill would allow Vancouver businesses to continue getting assistance, tax credits

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January 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

A proposed bill from state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, would allow Vancouver businesses to continue accessing benefits under the state’s Main Street Program. Read story

An employee of The Mighty Bowl prepares an order for a customer in downtown Vancouver.

Washington minimum wage increase ripples through Clark County

An employee of The Mighty Bowl prepares an order for a customer in downtown Vancouver.

January 18, 2022, 6:02am Business

As Washingtonians rang in the new year, a big change took place. The state’s minimum wage rose by nearly a dollar, and its minimum threshold for salaried workers increased to $52,743.60 for all employers, regardless of size. Read story

Ambassador and civil rights activist Andrew Jackson Young Jr. speaks via remote call at the iUrban Teen's 12th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at the Vancouver Hilton.

Civil rights icon Andrew Young speaks at annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Vancouver

Ambassador and civil rights activist Andrew Jackson Young Jr. speaks via remote call at the iUrban Teen's 12th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at the Vancouver Hilton.

January 17, 2022, 6:08pm Clark County News

Civil rights icon Andrew Jackson Young Jr. spoke on Monday at an event in Vancouver in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Young was originally scheduled to visit Vancouver for the holiday, but the 89-year-old decided to deliver a live virtual message from his home in Georgia due to… Read story

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Four Vancouver police officers involved in Jan. 9 fatal shooting in east Vancouver identified

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January 17, 2022, 5:32pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department identified four officers Monday who were involved in the fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man on Jan. 9 at an east Vancouver mobile home park. Read story