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Highway 14 eastbound reopens after fatal crash in Washougal

September 22, 2021, 12:06pm Clark County News

A fatal crash Wednesday morning on state Highway 14 near Washougal River Road closed the eastbound lanes and roundabout for about four hours. Read story

Vancouver firefighters help extinguish laundry room fire after kids ring station door bell

September 22, 2021, 11:51am Clark County News

Firefighters helped a family extinguish a laundry room fire Wednesday morning in the Maplewood neighborhood after two children ran to the fire station to seek help, according to the Vancouver… Read story

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Building planned in east Vancouver; tenant unknown

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

September 22, 2021, 6:03am Business

A developer has submitted a preliminary application to construct a roughly 600,000-square-foot warehouse with multiple truck loading bays in east Vancouver. There is no listed tenant lined up for the property, but the project bears some of the hallmarks of a potential Amazon distribution facility. Read story

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield .

Unemployment numbers fall as Clark County adds 1,300 jobs in August

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield .

September 22, 2021, 6:01am Business

Clark County is within 0.6 percent of regaining the number of jobs lost when COVID-19 hit and caused a massive wipeout of the economy. Read story

Beef, onions, sour cream and a pound of mushrooms make this beef stroganoff a rich autumn repast.

Beef stroganoff a hearty segue into fall

Beef, onions, sour cream and a pound of mushrooms make this beef stroganoff a rich autumn repast.

September 22, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

I was fortunate that beef stroganoff was on my mother’s regular rotation of weeknight dinners. It checked all the Points of Deliciousness on my personal deliciousness checklist: It had bite-sized pieces of juicy steak. It had wide egg noodles, great for slurping (though my parents would never have countenanced such… Read story

Dolly Jendro, of Washougal, looks over the new book selections Tuesday at the Vancouver Mall Community Library. The Fort Vancouver Regional Library District will reduce the space and services at the mall branch in 2013. "It will have serious repercussions," Jendro, 81, said.

Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries to host shoe drive Saturday

Dolly Jendro, of Washougal, looks over the new book selections Tuesday at the Vancouver Mall Community Library. The Fort Vancouver Regional Library District will reduce the space and services at the mall branch in 2013. "It will have serious repercussions," Jendro, 81, said.

September 22, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is hosting the “Soles 4 Souls” shoe drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The library district is collecting new and gently used shoes for those in need. Read story

Officer Brian Ruder hauls away a load of debris left by houseless people along the Columbia River in 2015. The Vancouver City Council passed an ordinance Monday night allowing camping during the day for nighttime-working houseless people, and also to begin the process of selecting "supportive campsites" around the city.

Vancouver City Council OKs day camping for homeless who work nights

Officer Brian Ruder hauls away a load of debris left by houseless people along the Columbia River in 2015. The Vancouver City Council passed an ordinance Monday night allowing camping during the day for nighttime-working houseless people, and also to begin the process of selecting "supportive campsites" around the city.

September 22, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council passed an ordinance Monday night allowing camping during the day for nighttime-working houseless people and to begin the process of selecting “supportive campsites” around the city that will offer sanitation and other services. Read story

Driver Connie Pickering pulls into the Vancouver Clinic with Bennye Wright, a Vancouver woman who uses the Human Services Council's senior transportation program.

Vancouver Clinic expands to Oregon

Driver Connie Pickering pulls into the Vancouver Clinic with Bennye Wright, a Vancouver woman who uses the Human Services Council's senior transportation program.

September 22, 2021, 5:56am Business

Vancouver Clinic is planning to expand its footprint to Oregon, opening a new line of medical offices under the brand name Enliven by Vancouver Clinic. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Union to picket Vancouver Public Schools headquarters

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

September 22, 2021, 5:54am Clark County News

A union representing Vancouver Public Schools support staff plans to picket tonight at the district’s headquarters. Read story

Information sought in assault on I-5 offramp in Hazel Dell

September 21, 2021, 6:32pm Clark County News

The Washington State Patrol is seeking information about a Sept. 10 assault that occurred on the 78th Street offramp of northbound Interstate 5 in Hazel Dell. Read story