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Two injured in I-5 crash north of Ridgefield

November 30, 2021, 10:41am Clark County News

Two people were injured Monday night after crashing their car into a median on Interstate 5, hitting a deer and tree, north of Ridgefield, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Vancouver-based Conway Construction to restore section of historic highway

November 30, 2021, 6:01am Business

Vancouver-based Conway Construction won a contract from the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration for over $13 million to restore some of the last unfinished sections of the Historic Columbia… Read story

Yale boat ramp closing for land survey

November 30, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

The Yale Park boat ramp will be closed Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 while the lake is temporarily lowered to allow for a land survey of Saddle Dam. Read story

Nominations open for Battle Ground Citizen of the Year

November 30, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Battle Ground’s Citizen of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for its 2021 award. Read story

Clark County offers rental assistance

November 30, 2021, 6:02am Business

Clark County will accept applications for 400 households to receive rental assistance, including arrears, beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Read story

Shelter client Tonya Johnson waits for the Satellite Overflow Shelter at Immanuel Lutheran Church to open on Nov. 19. Johnson grew up in Clark County. She attended Battle Ground High School and Clark College and was a special education teacher for more than 20 years. But a series of tragic events left her without a safety net. She's been living on the streets since August.

Satellite Overflow Shelter program helps Clark County homeless

Shelter client Tonya Johnson waits for the Satellite Overflow Shelter at Immanuel Lutheran Church to open on Nov. 19. Johnson grew up in Clark County. She attended Battle Ground High School and Clark College and was a special education teacher for more than 20 years. But a series of tragic events left her without a safety net. She's been living on the streets since August.

November 30, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

On a recent Friday night, a group of some 10 people experiencing homelessness huddled outside Immanuel Lutheran Church, waiting for someone to open the doors. It was drizzling, with temperatures dipping into the 30s. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Unusual warm weather may end soon

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

November 30, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

I hope you are enjoying the pleasant warm weather with high temperatures that usually do not occur in late November. Vancouver set a record high Saturday with 62 degrees, inching out the 61 degrees set three years ago in 2018. Sunday we also reached 62 degrees breaking the old record… Read story

Camas City Hall is pictured April 14, 2020.

‘Stipend reset’ supported for Camas mayor, city council

Camas City Hall is pictured April 14, 2020.

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

The Camas Salary Commission has recommended a “stipend reset” that would boost monthly payments to the city’s mayor and city council members by as much as 17 percent. Read story

The pumice plain between Mount St.

Pumice from Mount St. Helens sheds light on eruption

The pumice plain between Mount St.

November 29, 2021, 5:12pm Clark County News

LONGVIEW — New research on the cataclysmic 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption describes how and when the blast may have changed its shape and speed based on hardened lava collected at the site. Read story

The Georgia-Pacific paper mill is visible from Northeast Fifth Avenue in Camas in 2017.

Public will have chance to weigh in on Georgia-Pacific mill cleanup

The Georgia-Pacific paper mill is visible from Northeast Fifth Avenue in Camas in 2017.

November 29, 2021, 4:38pm Clark County News

Seven months after at least 50 Camas residents and public officials urged the state’s Department of Ecology during an April 20 public hearing to push for more restrictive environmental cleanup standards at the Georgia-Pacific paper mill in downtown Camas, the public will soon be able to weigh in on the… Read story