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Washougal officer gets high honor for heroic rescue

November 27, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Washougal Police Officer Francis Reagan looked down on the rapids turning in the Washougal River where he helped save a woman from drowning May 4, 2019, after she had fallen… Read story

Annual Walk & Knock food drive skipping porches

November 27, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

The nation’s largest local one-day food drive, Walk & Knock, is located right here in Clark County, and it’s taking place on Dec. 4. Read story

Press operator Steve Fessler talks with newsroom employees about the intricacies of working The Columbian's Goss Metro offset press on Tuesday before the paper's Thanksgiving edition went to press.

From the Newsroom: Wrapping up our busy week

Press operator Steve Fessler talks with newsroom employees about the intricacies of working The Columbian's Goss Metro offset press on Tuesday before the paper's Thanksgiving edition went to press.

November 27, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

We’re wrapping up the busiest week of the year at The Columbian tonight. Read story

Clark County nonfarm employment
October in Clark County brought an increase in workers enough to top pre-pandemic employment levels. (SOURCE: Washington State Employment Security Department)

Clark County employment tops pre-pandemic levels

Clark County nonfarm employment
October in Clark County brought an increase in workers enough to top pre-pandemic employment levels. (SOURCE: Washington State Employment Security Department)

November 26, 2021, 4:07pm Business

October in Clark County brought enough of an increase in the workforce to break the record for the highest number of workers, but population growth is a major factor and many are still unemployed. Read story

Black Friday shoppers pass in front of customers waiting in line at Bath and Body Works on Friday at the Vancouver Mall. Black Friday seemed to return to its pre-pandemic level as the parking lot filled and store owners had busier crowds return with no building capacity limits.

Holiday season off to busy start on Black Friday at Vancouver Mall

Black Friday shoppers pass in front of customers waiting in line at Bath and Body Works on Friday at the Vancouver Mall. Black Friday seemed to return to its pre-pandemic level as the parking lot filled and store owners had busier crowds return with no building capacity limits.

November 26, 2021, 3:28pm Business

It was still dark outside when Black Friday shoppers began lining up outside the doors of Macy’s at Vancouver Mall. The store opened at 6 a.m., and about 12 people had lined up by then. Read story

According to Clark County Public Health, a cluster of fentanyl overdoses was identified in Clark County between Nov. 15-21.

Clark County Public Health issues warning over use of fentanyl

According to Clark County Public Health, a cluster of fentanyl overdoses was identified in Clark County between Nov. 15-21.

November 26, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Health

A recent cluster of emergency room visits related to opioid overdoses — in particular, fentanyl — prompted Clark County Public Health to issue a warning to the community Wednesday. Read story

Ballot inspectors perform a manual count of 600 ballots in early November.

Recounts set for Vancouver City Council, Hockinson school races

Ballot inspectors perform a manual count of 600 ballots in early November.

November 26, 2021, 6:06am Clark County News

Results for the Nov. 2 general election were certified Tuesday, setting the stage for manual recounts for the Vancouver City Council Position 1 and Hockinson School District Director 1 races to begin. Read story

In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020. The council returned to online meetings soon after.

Vancouver fossil fuel moratorium set for public hearing

In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020. The council returned to online meetings soon after.

November 26, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council voted unanimously this week to move the city staff’s request to extend its fossil fuel moratorium forward with a second reading and public hearing. Read story

Battle Ground transport plan to go beyond autos

November 26, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

The city of Battle Ground is seeking community input on an action plan to enhance non-motorized transportation options currently being developed. Read story

Volunteer Vern Toedtli of Vancouver, at center, stirs the bean and corn station at the turkey dinner assembly line Thursday at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. About 1,600 turkey dinners were prepared and delivered by Clark County volunteers to the needy this Thanksgiving.

Clark County volunteers deliver free Thanksgiving feast

Volunteer Vern Toedtli of Vancouver, at center, stirs the bean and corn station at the turkey dinner assembly line Thursday at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. About 1,600 turkey dinners were prepared and delivered by Clark County volunteers to the needy this Thanksgiving.

November 25, 2021, 4:51pm Clark County News

Think cooking Thanksgiving dinner for eight people, or even 10 or 12, is difficult? Try cooking dinner for 1,500. Once again this year, retired Judge Rich Melnick and Beaches restaurant owner Mark Matthias teamed up to bring together dozens of volunteers to help feed those in need. Read story