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I-5 closes briefly near Ridgefield for police activity

January 19, 2022, 12:07pm Clark County News

Interstate 5 was closed at Milepost 14.2 near Ridgefield due to police activity late Wednesday morning, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.  Read story

Vancouver-based Pedigo lands $7M contract to provide medical equipment to DOD

January 19, 2022, 6:07am Business

A newly awarded government contract means Vancouver-made hospital equipment will be found in Department of Defense and federal agency medical facilities around the world. Read story

Holly, a husky puppy, stares out from her kennel at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

Donations pour in at Clark County animal shelters during Betty White Challenge

Holly, a husky puppy, stares out from her kennel at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

January 19, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

On Sunday night, Kari-Lyn Jakubs, the director of I Paw’d It Forward, a volunteer-based nonprofit that provides lost and found pet services in Clark County, made a post on social media after learning about a viral grassroots campaign that encouraged people to donate to local animal rescues and shelters in… Read story

Police tape blocks off the area where Vancouver police officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife Sunday morning. The shooting was at the Sky Ridge Estates mobile home park in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood.

LULAC condemns Jan. 9 fatal shooting by Vancouver police

Police tape blocks off the area where Vancouver police officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife Sunday morning. The shooting was at the Sky Ridge Estates mobile home park in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood.

January 18, 2022, 6:20pm Clark County News

In a statement issued Saturday, the League of United Latin American Citizens of Southwest Washington condemned the Jan. 9 fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man by Vancouver police officers at a mobile home park. Read story

Pallbearers move the casket of retired Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter-paramedic Joe Killian off an antique fire engine Tuesday before his funeral service at the Liberty Bible Church of the Nazarene. Killian, 56, died from multiple myeloma, a cancer common among firefighters.

Procession, memorial honor life of Clark County firefighter-paramedic

Pallbearers move the casket of retired Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter-paramedic Joe Killian off an antique fire engine Tuesday before his funeral service at the Liberty Bible Church of the Nazarene. Killian, 56, died from multiple myeloma, a cancer common among firefighters.

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

Family, firefighters and community members gathered Tuesday to memorialize retired Clark County Fire District 6 firefighter-paramedic Joe Killian, who recently died of cancer. Read story

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

Clark County redistricting process sent back to committee in 3-2 vote by council

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

January 18, 2022, 1:59pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council voted Tuesday to send the contentious process of determining council district boundaries back to the committee that previously failed to reach a decision on the issue. Read story

Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

Burgerville CEO stepping down after 5 years

Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

January 18, 2022, 10:31am Business

Burgerville USA’s CEO is leaving the business to resume her leadership at The Taylor Group, a coaching and leadership training company she co-founded.  Read story

Retired Air Force officer Mike Burton was selected to be the board chairman of Legacies of War, an organization that raises awareness about the history of the bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

Veteran Mike Burton to lead Legacies of War organization

Retired Air Force officer Mike Burton was selected to be the board chairman of Legacies of War, an organization that raises awareness about the history of the bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

January 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

More than six decades ago, a secret war tore through a Southeast Asian country that littered its land with bombs that continue to explode today. Read story

Weather Eye: Remaining days of January appear to be uneventful

January 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Unfortunately, the inversion overhead persisted and kept us cool and cloudy Monday. It was nearly noon before we broke out of the 30s and reached the low 40s, topping out at a chilly 43 degrees for the high temperature. Now if you went up to elevations say 1,500 feet or… Read story

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Bill would allow Vancouver businesses to continue getting assistance, tax credits

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January 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

A proposed bill from state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, would allow Vancouver businesses to continue accessing benefits under the state’s Main Street Program. Read story