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Man ID’d in fatal May 16 shooting in Orchards

May 26, 2022, 9:40am Clark County News

A man who was found fatally wounded in a crashed car May 16 in Orchards was identified Thursday as Ramon Magana-Izazaga, 27, of Vancouver, according to the Clark County Medical… Read story

Weather Eye: Three-day weekend will offer all kinds of weather

May 26, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

This week’s weather wouldn’t take long to get used to, that’s for sure: mainly sunny skies, with highs in the low 70s. Goodness, this could go on forever. Read story

A new "Cyber Car Wash" with a 110-foot-long car wash tunnel is going to be built at 14309 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.

110-foot-long car wash to be built on Fourth Plain Boulevard

A new "Cyber Car Wash" with a 110-foot-long car wash tunnel is going to be built at 14309 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.

May 26, 2022, 6:01am Business

A new “Cyber Car Wash” with a 110-foot-long car wash tunnel is going to be built at 14309 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., according to plans submitted to the City of Vancouver. Read story

Vancouver’s Horenstein Law Group joins Portland firm

May 26, 2022, 5:40am Business

Portland-based law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt announced Wednesday that Vancouver-based Horenstein Law Group is joining its office. Read story

Students gather in the cafeteria at View Ridge Middle School before school on May 4. With Ridgefield's bond failing at the April 26 special election -- the fifth time it's failed since 2019 -- the school district must make a series of difficult decisions on how to remedy the issue of intense population growth in the coming years without any new space to look.

Ridgefield School District redrawing elementary boundaries

Students gather in the cafeteria at View Ridge Middle School before school on May 4. With Ridgefield's bond failing at the April 26 special election -- the fifth time it's failed since 2019 -- the school district must make a series of difficult decisions on how to remedy the issue of intense population growth in the coming years without any new space to look.

May 25, 2022, 8:10pm Clark County News

Ridgefield School District officials on Tuesday unveiled their plan to redraw elementary school boundaries in the district to balance enrollment ahead of an anticipated boom in students entering the district in the coming years. Read story

Clark County Council Chair Karen Bowerman during the May 25 council meeting (Screenshot from Webex)

Clark County Council OKs update to buildable lands model

Clark County Council Chair Karen Bowerman during the May 25 council meeting (Screenshot from Webex)

May 25, 2022, 6:27pm Clark County News

Clark County’s vacant buildable lands model is scheduled for a public hearing at 10 a.m. June 7. Prior to that hearing, Councilor Temple Lentz wants to see the model updated to better reflect how the county has developed and will allow for growth in the future. Read story

Corey D. Shenkle, 33, of Vancouver makes a first appearance Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree murder, possession of a stolen vehicle, hit-and-run resulting in death, driving under the influence and attempt to elude. He's accused of hitting and mortally wounding 57-year-old Larry Hicks with his SUV on April 22 in central Vancouver.

Vancouver man faces first degree-murder in slaying in Sea Mar parking lot

Corey D. Shenkle, 33, of Vancouver makes a first appearance Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree murder, possession of a stolen vehicle, hit-and-run resulting in death, driving under the influence and attempt to elude. He's accused of hitting and mortally wounding 57-year-old Larry Hicks with his SUV on April 22 in central Vancouver.

May 25, 2022, 3:46pm Clark County News

A confrontation over money owed for fentanyl was apparently the impetus for the April 22 slaying of a Vancouver motorcyclist in a Sea Mar Clinic parking lot, court records show. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Vancouver couple each charged with 8 counts of animal cruelty

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

May 25, 2022, 3:34pm Clark County News

A Vancouver couple appeared Monday in Clark County Superior Court on allegations that they starved and neglected several animals, including dogs, cats, reptiles and a chinchilla. Read story

Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

COVID-19 infections increasing in Clark County schools

Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

May 25, 2022, 1:53pm Clark County Health

Clark County Schools reported 631 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, an increase from 536 cases reported in the week prior. Case totals are holding firm at higher rates not seen locally since the end of the omicron wave in February. Read story

Firefighters work at the scene as a two alarm fire heavily damages a building at the Interstate Business Center in Hazel Dell on Wednesday morning, May 25, 2022. Carpet City, Phoenix Protection and Styles Unlimited were among the businesses destroyed in the early morning blaze at 9013 N.E. Highway 99, north of Vancouver city limits. No injuries were reported.

Two-alarm fire destroys businesses in Hazel Dell

Firefighters work at the scene as a two alarm fire heavily damages a building at the Interstate Business Center in Hazel Dell on Wednesday morning, May 25, 2022. Carpet City, Phoenix Protection and Styles Unlimited were among the businesses destroyed in the early morning blaze at 9013 N.E. Highway 99, north of Vancouver city limits. No injuries were reported.

May 25, 2022, 7:24am Clark County News

A two-alarm fire on Highway 99 in Hazel Dell destroyed several businesses in an office complex on Wednesday morning.  Read story