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Klineline Pond to close for repairs to park

August 19, 2022, 5:37pm Clark County News

Klineline Pond at Salmon Creek Regional Park will be closed to the public from 7 a.m. to dusk Wednesday to allow maintenance crews to remove a damaged picnic shelter and… Read story

Camas 16-year-old wins Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

August 19, 2022, 4:07pm Clark County Life

Morgan Greco vividly remembers the moment the crown was hers. She stood at the helm of a silent stage, with 50 other young women standing behind her. The nerves she… Read story

Alex Erickson, 8, of Camas, left, joins Caylee Wilcox, 9, of Vancouver as they take aim at the basketball hoop Aug. 12, 2016, at Camas Municipal Pool.

Camas pool may be back on the table

Alex Erickson, 8, of Camas, left, joins Caylee Wilcox, 9, of Vancouver as they take aim at the basketball hoop Aug. 12, 2016, at Camas Municipal Pool.

August 19, 2022, 2:43pm Clark County News

Nearly three years after Camas voters in the November 2019 general election overwhelmingly shot down a city proposal to build a $78 million aquatics-community center, Camas officials are considering bringing a public pool conversation back to the table. Read story

Construction workers lend a hand building homes at the Cedars community in Brush Prairie in July.

Clark County housing market looking healthier in July report

Construction workers lend a hand building homes at the Cedars community in Brush Prairie in July.

August 19, 2022, 6:05am Business

For Clark County residents thinking about buying a home, there’s good news: The market is starting to look up. Read story

Construction continues on Killian Pacific's Ninebark development, a 246-unit, sustainably designed apartment community. The first units of the Washougal property are expected to be move-in ready early next year.

Sustainability cornerstone of Camas-Washougal apartment complex Ninebark

Construction continues on Killian Pacific's Ninebark development, a 246-unit, sustainably designed apartment community. The first units of the Washougal property are expected to be move-in ready early next year.

August 19, 2022, 6:01am Business

Two hundred and forty-six apartments in a sustainable living community called Ninebark are currently in the works at the Camas and Washougal waterfront area. Read story

Emmett Reese, 7, and his brother, Cooper, 4, along with their parents, Alena and Spencer Reese of Vancouver, read "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris one page at a time circling the playground at Hearthwood Park.

FVRLibraries makes required summer reading programs more hands-on, interactive and fun

Emmett Reese, 7, and his brother, Cooper, 4, along with their parents, Alena and Spencer Reese of Vancouver, read "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris one page at a time circling the playground at Hearthwood Park.

August 18, 2022, 8:11pm Clark County News

For many children eagerly awaiting summer break each year, the annual challenge of summer reading isn’t typically their top vacation priority. Read story

Doug Ness, then The Columbian's finance director, operates a backhoe to take one of the first "bites" of the former Jantzen swimwear factory in 2006. The Columbian bought the property, now the location of Grand Central Fred Meyer, with the intention of building an office, but later sold the site.

Doug Ness, retired CFO who guided The Columbian through tough times, dies at 77

Doug Ness, then The Columbian's finance director, operates a backhoe to take one of the first "bites" of the former Jantzen swimwear factory in 2006. The Columbian bought the property, now the location of Grand Central Fred Meyer, with the intention of building an office, but later sold the site.

August 18, 2022, 4:29pm Business

Doug Ness, retired chief financial officer of The Columbian and longtime Columbia River Economic Development Council board member, died early Thursday at age 77 after a long illness. Read story

A skateboard-weilding vandal smashed multiple windows at Geme Art and two other businesses in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday. A man was later arrested in connection with the incident.

Vandal smashes windows at three Vancouver businesses

A skateboard-weilding vandal smashed multiple windows at Geme Art and two other businesses in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday. A man was later arrested in connection with the incident.

August 18, 2022, 3:32pm Clark County News

A man is accused of smashing out the windows of three downtown Vancouver businesses with a skateboard Tuesday morning, causing extensive damage to an art gallery and supply shop. Read story

Morning sun illuminates a sign on the side of a building at Clark College in Vancouver on a Friday morning in January.

Clark College violated law regarding construction project funding, says Washington auditor

Morning sun illuminates a sign on the side of a building at Clark College in Vancouver on a Friday morning in January.

August 18, 2022, 2:17pm Clark County News

A whistleblower investigation report released Thursday by the Office of the Washington State Auditor found that Clark College staff failed to comply with state law in their recent procurement of project funding on two recent occasions. Read story

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Clark County’s COVID activity rate, hospitalizations continue to decrease

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August 18, 2022, 2:16pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate and hospitalizations fell again this week, and the county remains at low risk for disease transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read story