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Washougal mayor candidate Derik Ford appears in court

September 17, 2021, 5:19pm Clark County News

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford pleaded not guilty Friday in Clark County District Court to a charge of fourth-degree assault domestic violence, which is a gross misdemeanor. Read story

Two victims in August shootings in Vancouver ID’d, ruled homicides

September 17, 2021, 3:12pm Clark County News

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victims in two August shootings in Vancouver and ruled they were homicides. Read story

Campaign trail: Fundraiser for port candidate Eric LaBrant

September 17, 2021, 5:17pm Clark County News

Eric LaBrant for port: An outdoor fundraiser for Eric LaBrant, who is running for reelection to the Port of Vancouver commission, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 at the home of Don and Alone Stanke. RSVP to crvancouverusa@gmail.com. Read story

Adam Kravitz of Outsiders Inn, from left, talks with colleagues Jennifer Klein and Alex Jarrett at the homeless shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in downtown Vancouver. Outsiders Inn hopes to raise $50,000 for homeless programs during Give More 24!.

Give More 24! fundraiser sets $3.2M goal to benefit nonprofits in S.W. Washington

Adam Kravitz of Outsiders Inn, from left, talks with colleagues Jennifer Klein and Alex Jarrett at the homeless shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church in downtown Vancouver. Outsiders Inn hopes to raise $50,000 for homeless programs during Give More 24!.

September 17, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Get ready for Southwest Washington’s largest single day of online giving. Give More 24! is back for its eighth year with a goal of raising $3.2 million. More than 200 nonprofits have teamed up with Give More 24! for the Sept. 23 fundraising marathon. Read story

Helene Abbott, left, helps her daughter, Josephine Abbott, 14, as she prepares for a portrait at her home. Josephine has become the first female Eagle Scout in Southwest Washington.

Vancouver Eagle Scout, 14, first female to earn rank in region

Helene Abbott, left, helps her daughter, Josephine Abbott, 14, as she prepares for a portrait at her home. Josephine has become the first female Eagle Scout in Southwest Washington.

September 17, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Josephine Abbott was once on the outside looking in as part of a Vancouver family deeply involved in the Boy Scouts of America. Read story

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Clark County food experts say: Think outside the lunch box

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September 17, 2021, 6:01am Business

Let’s admit it: The pandemic made us forget how to pack a lunch. Now that school and work are in person, we’re digging for container tops and trying to figure out what to put in all those little plastic boxes. Read story

Downtown Vancouver buses on detours this weekend

September 17, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

C-Tran will detour several bus routes through downtown Vancouver this weekend due to the PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon events, the agency announced in a press release Thursday. Read story

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Reminder: Clark County property taxes due by Nov. 1

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September 16, 2021, 5:29pm Clark County News

Clark County residents have about six weeks left before the second installment of 2021 property taxes are due. But county Treasurer Alishia Topper cautions the Nov. 1 due date is fast approaching. Read story

Plaintiffs Don Benton, from left, Christopher Clifford and Susan Rice wait to hear testimony Monday from former Clark County manager Mark McCauley in the trial for a lawsuit brought by them, at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

Settlement in Benton case ‘fully and finally’ resolves all claims

Plaintiffs Don Benton, from left, Christopher Clifford and Susan Rice wait to hear testimony Monday from former Clark County manager Mark McCauley in the trial for a lawsuit brought by them, at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

September 16, 2021, 5:22pm Clark County News

Clark County officials were mostly mum Thursday about a $1.4 million settlement agreement with former employees Don Benton, Christopher Clifford and Susan Rice, who claimed they were wrongfully terminated by the county after filing a whistleblower lawsuit in 2016. Read story

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fourth-degree assault domestic violence after an argument with a family member became physical, according to the Camas Police Department.

Washougal mayor candidate Derik Ford arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fourth-degree assault domestic violence after an argument with a family member became physical, according to the Camas Police Department.

September 16, 2021, 5:17pm Clark County News

Washougal mayoral candidate Derik Ford was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fourth-degree assault domestic violence after an argument with a family member became physical, according to the Camas Police Department. Read story