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Is nonpartisan even possible in Clark County’s election races?

August 1, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Diana Perez, a candidate running for Vancouver City Council’s open Position 3 seat, was rubbing shoulders with voters at a “Brews and Ballots” event at a local brewery last week… Read story

Weather Eye: Clouds diffuse sunshine, keeping us below 100 degrees

August 1, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

There were enough clouds streaming northward from the monsoonal rain clouds over the desert Southwest to keep us mostly cloudy Friday, and we avoided 100-degree readings. Areas close to us… Read story

Vancouver's Chess Archibald powers his vehicle, including the inflatable duck and dinosaur strapped to its roof, through the mud during Friday's Tuff Trucks event at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. Tuff Trucks was the first event in the Family Fun Series, which continues through Aug. 15.

Drivers hit the dirt as Tuff Truck events return to Clark County fairgrounds

Vancouver's Chess Archibald powers his vehicle, including the inflatable duck and dinosaur strapped to its roof, through the mud during Friday's Tuff Trucks event at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. Tuff Trucks was the first event in the Family Fun Series, which continues through Aug. 15.

July 31, 2021, 6:31pm Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — Junkers, clunkers and beaters bashed their way around the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds track on Friday. Read story

Unemployment claims in Clark County keep falling

July 31, 2021, 2:39pm Business

Continued unemployment claims in Clark County saw another drop, according to the latest weekly data released by the Employment Security Department. Read story

Acting Mayor Burton will continue to lead Camas through election

July 31, 2021, 2:11pm Clark County News

CAMAS — Ellen Burton, Camas’ acting mayor, will continue to lead the city for the next four months. Read story

Washington Department of Natural Resources firefighter Chris Werner of Chehalis sprays the south fireline of the Archer Mountain fire on Wednesday, Sept. 6 2017, in Skamania County.

Clark County residents urged to prepare for wildfires

Washington Department of Natural Resources firefighter Chris Werner of Chehalis sprays the south fireline of the Archer Mountain fire on Wednesday, Sept. 6 2017, in Skamania County.

July 31, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Wildfire season is here, and local fire officials say residents need to know how to protect their homes and be prepared in case of an emergency. Read story

Visitors lounge in the grass to watch the Minidoka Swing Band on Thursday at a new park at Northeast 52nd Street and 137th Avenue in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood. Residents will be able to vote on the new park's name.

New North Image neighborhood park a long time coming

Visitors lounge in the grass to watch the Minidoka Swing Band on Thursday at a new park at Northeast 52nd Street and 137th Avenue in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood. Residents will be able to vote on the new park's name.

July 31, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

It would be an exaggeration to say the Vancouver park located in the North Image neighborhood is the city’s first new community park since the Jurassic period. But to be fair, it has been a while — around 20 years, according to Vancouver Communications Director Cara Rene, since the city… Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Clark County detective killed; fatal crash; mask recommendations

(The Columbian)

July 31, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories from the week: Read story

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 National Park Service curator Meagan Huff points toward the East Barracks on a July 17 walking tour discussing its history in the 1880s.

From the Newsroom: Here’s how I write a news story

Joshua Hart/The Columbian 
 National Park Service curator Meagan Huff points toward the East Barracks on a July 17 walking tour discussing its history in the 1880s.

July 31, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Way back in the 20th century, I broke into newspapers as a reporter. Read story

Law enforcement officers investigate the fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff's Detective Jeremy Brown at The Pointe Apartments on Friday evening.

Investigators: Clark County Detective Brown used force the night he died

Law enforcement officers investigate the fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff's Detective Jeremy Brown at The Pointe Apartments on Friday evening.

July 30, 2021, 5:57pm Clark County News

Investigators said Friday that slain Clark County sheriff’s Detective Jeremy Brown used force the night he was fatally shot in his vehicle as he worked undercover at The Pointe Apartments in east Vancouver. Read story