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Vancouver firefighters extinguish outbuilding fire in Hudson’s Bay neighborhood

December 5, 2021, 8:53am Clark County News

Firefighters extinguished an outbuilding fire Sunday morning in Vancouver's Hudson's Bay neighborhood.  Read story

Salvation Army bell ringer assaulted, robbed at Orchards Fred Meyer

December 5, 2021, 8:38am Clark County News

A man was arrested Saturday night after he allegedly assaulted a Salvation Army bell ringer and forcibly took the cash kettle at the Orchards Fred Meyer. Read story

Remember Land Executive Director Elliot Rasenick became interested in Recompose and was interested in the cultural impact of composting commingled human remains compared to burying a person in the ground in one spot "where we pretend we can extend home ownership in perpetuity," he said.

From dust to dust — to compost in Clark County

Remember Land Executive Director Elliot Rasenick became interested in Recompose and was interested in the cultural impact of composting commingled human remains compared to burying a person in the ground in one spot "where we pretend we can extend home ownership in perpetuity," he said.

December 5, 2021, 6:05am Business

Remember Land only site in world restoring wildlife habitat with mulch commingled with human remains Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Today looks like another gray December day

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

December 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Saturday got off to a chilly start, with early frost in the outlying areas. Clouds moved in after sunrise as a weak cold front approached the area, and we had some mist, drizzle and, around 4 p.m., light rain. Amounts were expected to be on the light side — about… Read story

Ridgefield City Council drops $30 car tab fee

December 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

The Ridgefield City Council made good on its promise to eliminate a $30 car tab fee Thursday after voters passed a ballot measure to replace the fee with a sales tax increase in the November general election. Read story

Therapist Lauryn Sanders, left, and peer specialist Reinhardt Ryan ride in Columbia River Mental Health Services' van.

Columbia River Mental Health Services offers homeless health care to go

Therapist Lauryn Sanders, left, and peer specialist Reinhardt Ryan ride in Columbia River Mental Health Services' van.

December 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Columbia River Mental Health Services has launched its Mobile Health Team, a program that strives to eliminate barriers to accessing mental health services, drug and alcohol screenings, and basic medical care for people experiencing homelessness. Read story

Resource center seeks items to give to homeless

December 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

On the morning of Dec. 12, employees and volunteers with Lifeline Connections Recovery Resource Center will distribute wool socks, scarves, hand warmers, gloves, protein bars, hand sanitizer, sleeping bags, blankets, basic toiletries and more to people experiencing homelessness in the Vancouver area. Read story

Seton Catholic High School students Cami Price, left, and Lara Carrion accept donations at a Drive & Drop food drive at Hudson's Bay High on Saturday. Price and Carrion were among a larger group of local National Honor Society students volunteering at the various drop off locations.

Walk & Knock volunteers collect over 88,000 pounds of food for area’s hungry

Seton Catholic High School students Cami Price, left, and Lara Carrion accept donations at a Drive & Drop food drive at Hudson's Bay High on Saturday. Price and Carrion were among a larger group of local National Honor Society students volunteering at the various drop off locations.

December 4, 2021, 10:09pm Clark County News

Bundled-up volunteers braved the cold rain as they collected nonperishable foods and toiletries early Saturday at 10 food drive locations throughout Clark County as a part of Walk & Knock/Drive & Drop. Read story

Clark Public Utilities.

Clark Public Utilities opens assistance program for families struggling with utility bills

Clark Public Utilities.

December 4, 2021, 3:23pm Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities will open a new assistance program Monday for families struggling to pay their electric bills. The program will distribute $5 million of relief until the funds are all given away or until March 15, 2022. Read story

Reported extensive damages to a Battle Ground home in garage fire

December 4, 2021, 2:38pm Clark County News

Clark County Fire District 3 responded to a structure fire in northeast Battle Ground at 510 N.E. Third Ave. around 7:45 p.m. Friday. Read story