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Clark County News

‘We are a force of unity’: Clark County community gathers for Memorial Day Remembrance event

May 27, 2024, 3:26pm Clark County News

In this time of marked civic strife and disunity, a few things can still bring all Americans together. Read story

Port of Camas-Washougal, U.S. Fish and Wildlife mull land swap near Steigerwald refuge

May 27, 2024, 2:12pm Clark County News

The Port of Camas-Washougal is negotiating a land-swap transaction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that would expand the port’s inventory of usable — and possibly developable — land… Read story

Washington State Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti, left, and his office&rsquo;s communications director, Aaron Sherman, speak with The Columbian&rsquo;s editorial board about Washington Saves.

Washington Saves fills gap for private-sector employees without a 401(k); plan set to launch in 2027

Washington State Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti, left, and his office&rsquo;s communications director, Aaron Sherman, speak with The Columbian&rsquo;s editorial board about Washington Saves.

May 27, 2024, 6:05am Business

Most people who have retirement savings set their money aside in a 401(k) or similar tax-deferred accounts. But 401(k)s are not available to everyone. Read story

Crash on I-5 near La Center kills Vader woman Friday

May 25, 2024, 9:20am Clark County News

A truck driving northbound on Interstate 5 near La Center struck and killed a 42-year-old Vader woman Friday night. Read story

Soldiers and airport personnel carefully move a casket containing the remains of U.S. Army Air Forces Technician Fourth Grade Herbert F. March of La Center on May 4 at Portland International Airport.

WWII veteran’s remains return to home to Clark County: ‘It was nothing less than completely amazing’

Soldiers and airport personnel carefully move a casket containing the remains of U.S. Army Air Forces Technician Fourth Grade Herbert F. March of La Center on May 4 at Portland International Airport.

May 25, 2024, 6:14am Clark County News

La Center kid Herb March was 21 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1939. He wasn’t much older — just 24 years old — when he died of malnutrition and disease in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines during World War II. Read story

LEADOPTION Signs along Main Street at the intersection with 39th Street in Vancouver reflect current gas prices as residents prepare for the holiday weekend on Friday morning.

Gas prices falling in Clark County and nationally as travel increases for holiday weekend

LEADOPTION Signs along Main Street at the intersection with 39th Street in Vancouver reflect current gas prices as residents prepare for the holiday weekend on Friday morning.

May 25, 2024, 6:12am Business

Here’s good news for travelers headed into Memorial Day weekend: Gas prices are on the decline. Read story

(The Columbian)

From the Newsroom: Working on our writing

(The Columbian)

May 25, 2024, 6:11am Clark County News

One of the good things we have going for us here at The Columbian is the volunteer work done by Dee Anne Finken, a retired journalist and journalism instructor at Clark College. As I began writing this column, she was holding one of her monthly writing workshops for our reporters.… Read story

A city study shows Camas&rsquo; tree canopy adds nearly $35 million in benefits to the city every year through energy savings, carbon reduction and mental health and quality of life.

Camas takes stock of its parks, open space and urban tree canopy

A city study shows Camas&rsquo; tree canopy adds nearly $35 million in benefits to the city every year through energy savings, carbon reduction and mental health and quality of life.

May 25, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Anyone who has ever taken shelter in the shade on a hot day understands the value of trees, but did you know that trees add nearly $35 million in benefits to the city of Camas? Read story

Top Stories: WWII veteran; Joe Kent town hall; Felida park not for sale

May 25, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Here are some of the top stories of the week on columbian.com. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Memorial Day holiday should be sunny and mild

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

May 25, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

Let’s begin by reviewing April’s rainfall from around the area from your friends and neighbors. Read story