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Tuff Trucks take the dirt road to ruin

August 13, 2022, 7:50pm Clark County News

Bumpers, grills and exhaust pipes flew across a dusty track at the Clark County Event Center as anxious fans screamed for more obliteration. Read story

From the Newsroom: We’re fixing up the place

August 13, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

When the COVID-19 pandemic set in more than two years ago, it prompted most of our news staff to change to remote work. It was a good idea; the first… Read story

Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander chat as they take a seat before Rylander's first council meeting May 3.

Clark County Council weighs how to use $47.6M remaining from COVID stimulus

Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander chat as they take a seat before Rylander's first council meeting May 3.

August 13, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

New funding requests for American Rescue Plan Act funds sitting in the county coffers are scheduled for a hearing before the Clark County Council on Aug. 16. Among the requests are $1 million for small-business grants, $1 million for nonprofit grants and $2.5 million for a new North Country EMS… Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Herrera Beutler concedes; monkeypox cases; Raising Cane’s Chicken

(The Columbian)

August 13, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Here are some of the stories that were popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

Back-to-school event at Vancouver HAPO credit union

August 13, 2022, 5:15am Clark County News

HAPO Community Credit is hosting a back-to-school event from 1-4 p.m. Aug. 21 at 13909 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver. The event will offer activities and resources to families, including a giveaway of 500 back-to-school gift packs for children of income-constrained households. Read story

Council for Homeless announces new leader

August 13, 2022, 5:14am Clark County News

Council for the Homeless announced its new executive director Friday. Read story

Jordan Spisla, 27, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder. Spisla is accused of torturing a man after he allegedly said the man disrespected him.

Vancouver man charged with attempted murder after beaten victim found in field

Jordan Spisla, 27, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder. Spisla is accused of torturing a man after he allegedly said the man disrespected him.

August 12, 2022, 5:11pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was arrested Thursday after police say he tortured another man for days, with beatings and a pellet gun, at a house near Arnold Park. Read story

(Photos by Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Last weekend for Clark County Fair fun

(Photos by Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

August 12, 2022, 4:13pm Clark County News

Clark County residents Aurora Silva, 5, and her dad, Juan, take a spin on the Himalaya ride early Friday afternoon while enjoying the sights, sounds, food and festivities during the Clark County Fair. The fair, which also includes such attractions as The Pirate’s Parrot Show, runs from 10 a.m. to… Read story

Jarrod A. Wiebe, 34, left, takes advantage of a plea deal Friday previously offered to him in his 2013 case. The Washington State Court of Appeals vacated his 2014 convictions after ruling in December that his attorney failed to notify him that his statements to law enforcement would be admissable at trial because his co-defendants had taken similar plea deals.

Originally sentenced to 45 years, lookout in 2013 Ridgefield robbery gets 54 months

Jarrod A. Wiebe, 34, left, takes advantage of a plea deal Friday previously offered to him in his 2013 case. The Washington State Court of Appeals vacated his 2014 convictions after ruling in December that his attorney failed to notify him that his statements to law enforcement would be admissable at trial because his co-defendants had taken similar plea deals.

August 12, 2022, 3:36pm Clark County News

A Snohomish man who was serving a 25-year prison sentence in a 2013 Ridgefield home-invasion robbery was given a second chance after the Washington Court of Appeals vacated his convictions and ordered he be re-offered a plea deal he’d previously declined. Read story

SEH America in east Vancouver is planning a major expansion of its wafer manufacturing facility.

SEH America plans 300,000-square-foot expansion to Vancouver campus

SEH America in east Vancouver is planning a major expansion of its wafer manufacturing facility.

August 12, 2022, 11:21am Business

SEH America Inc. is planning a major expansion of its silicon chip manufacturing operation in Vancouver, according to preliminary documents filed with the city of Vancouver. Read story