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Who is really buying all the housing in Clark County?

October 2, 2022, 6:05am Business

As Clark County residents try to reconcile themselves to rapidly increasing rents and home prices, one possible villain has emerged in the popular imagination: corporate homebuyers. Read story

Redfin data led to error in Washington Post’s housing story about Clark County

October 2, 2022, 6:00am Business

In February, the Washington Post mistakenly published inaccurate data about Clark County’s rate of corporately purchased homes. The story, which used data from real estate brokerage platform Redfin, stated that… Read story

Washougal City Councilmember David Stuebe, left, speaks as Councilmember Janice Killion looks on during a Washougal City Council meeting at Washougal City Hall in March 2022. Stuebe was sworn in Sept. 26 as Washougal's new mayor.

Washougal City Council appoints new mayor

Washougal City Councilmember David Stuebe, left, speaks as Councilmember Janice Killion looks on during a Washougal City Council meeting at Washougal City Hall in March 2022. Stuebe was sworn in Sept. 26 as Washougal's new mayor.

October 2, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Washougal City Council members have named one of their own — Councilmember David Stuebe — to replace former Washougal Mayor Rochelle Ramos. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Summer-like weather continues in Vancouver area

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

October 2, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

I realize this sounds like a never-ending storyline, but the summer-like weather continues to roll on and on. Read story

A sign outside Bloodworks Northwest near Vancouver Mall encourages people to donate blood in October 2017.

Blood supply ‘dangerously low’ in Western Washington and Oregon

A sign outside Bloodworks Northwest near Vancouver Mall encourages people to donate blood in October 2017.

October 1, 2022, 7:01pm Clark County Health

Blood donations are down close to 50 percent at Bloodworks Northwest, the supplier of all of the donated blood in Clark County and 95 percent of the donated blood in Western Washington and Oregon. Read story

Workers construct the Y-shaped columns that will support Portland International Airport's new roof on Wednesday, at Thompson Metal Fab in Vancouver. The company is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year.

Producer of PDX’s new roof supports, Thompson Metal Fab, celebrates 85 years with innovation, diversification

Workers construct the Y-shaped columns that will support Portland International Airport's new roof on Wednesday, at Thompson Metal Fab in Vancouver. The company is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year.

October 1, 2022, 6:05am Business

Tucked away on Vancouver’s Southeast Hidden Way is a piece of living, breathing history. Eighty-five-year-old Thompson Metal Fab has produced and continues to produce some of the region’s largest metal infrastructure projects. Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Alert rises from river; 3rd District debate; Ridgefield cold case

(The Columbian)

October 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

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

Former Clark County Republican Party Chairman David Gellatly works a logistics job from his new home in Venice, Fla.

Press Talk: Local Republican heads south

Former Clark County Republican Party Chairman David Gellatly works a logistics job from his new home in Venice, Fla.

October 1, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Editor’s Note: This column was written before Hurricane Ian struck southwest Florida, where Lou Brancaccio lives and he evacuated to Miami. A column describing his experience navigating Hurricane Ian appeared in Friday’s Columbian and can be accessed on our website. Read story

Community action board applicants sought

October 1, 2022, 5:49am Clark County News

Clark County is seeking applicants to fill several positions on the volunteer Community Action Advisory Board. Read story

Vancouver housing grants to be available

October 1, 2022, 5:47am Clark County News

Pre-applications to tap into millions of dollars for Vancouver projects in 2023 are set to open soon. Read story