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Kalama man arrested in Vancouver after allegedly shooting woman in the head

November 21, 2022, 3:27pm Clark County News

A Kalama man was detained after allegedly shooting a woman in the head Friday night in the city and fleeing to Vancouver. Read story

Elijah I. Partida, 24, of Vancouver is taken back into custody after a Clark County Superior Court jury found him guilty Monday morning of second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 death of his infant daughter.

Vancouver man guilty of manslaughter in death of infant daughter

Elijah I. Partida, 24, of Vancouver is taken back into custody after a Clark County Superior Court jury found him guilty Monday morning of second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 death of his infant daughter.

November 21, 2022, 1:17pm Clark County News

A Clark County Superior Court jury found a Vancouver man guilty Monday morning of second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 death of his infant daughter. The jury was hung on a charge of second-degree murder, and the judge ordered a mistrial on that count. Read story

Vancouver firefighters work to extricate a driver from her car Monday morning after it crashed into a restaurant in a central Vancouver strip mall.

Car crashes into Vancouver strip mall; no one injured

Vancouver firefighters work to extricate a driver from her car Monday morning after it crashed into a restaurant in a central Vancouver strip mall.

November 21, 2022, 12:46pm Clark County News

Firefighters say no one was injured Monday morning when a car crashed into a strip mall restaurant in central Vancouver. Read story

Pablo Rodriguez, who escaped Cuba as a child with his family and is now experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, crosses the street while helping to clean litter, graffiti, signs and stickers downtown on a Monday afternoon. Rodriguez currently works part time at Vancouver's Downtown Association keeping the downtown area in top condition.

‘A learning experience’: U.S. Army veteran coming back from homelessness in Vancouver

Pablo Rodriguez, who escaped Cuba as a child with his family and is now experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, crosses the street while helping to clean litter, graffiti, signs and stickers downtown on a Monday afternoon. Rodriguez currently works part time at Vancouver's Downtown Association keeping the downtown area in top condition.

November 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Pablo Rodriguez has endured enough life battles to make anyone bitter. He escaped his home country of Cuba as a young boy, served in the Army for five years of active duty and slept on the streets of Vancouver after becoming homeless earlier this year. Read story

Stella Kirkman, left, and James Donahue talk in the lobby of Miles Terrace, a low-income housing complex for seniors developed by the Vancouver Housing Authority.

Fine line between housed, homeless for many in Clark County

Stella Kirkman, left, and James Donahue talk in the lobby of Miles Terrace, a low-income housing complex for seniors developed by the Vancouver Housing Authority.

November 20, 2022, 6:05am Business

When it comes to finding affordable housing, Vancouver resident Stella Kirkman feels like she got lucky. Read story

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle tests out some of the new playground equipment at Columbia Heights affordable housing complex during its grand opening on Wednesday afternoon.

Partnerships, policies offer housing solutions for Clark County

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle tests out some of the new playground equipment at Columbia Heights affordable housing complex during its grand opening on Wednesday afternoon.

November 20, 2022, 6:04am Business

Despite the challenges, some developers are successfully mobilizing resources to create affordable housing units in Clark County. Regional nonprofit affordable housing developer Mercy Housing Northwest opened Columbia Heights in August, an affordable complex in Vancouver providing housing for 69 low-income families. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Today will be 13th straight day without precipitation

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

November 20, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Are you ready for a little rain heading your way? Please note the word “little,” because we don’t have a whole lot of the wet stuff in the forecast. The pattern briefly changes back to a westerly flow, and seasonal rainfall that the computer forecast models keep trying to materialize… Read story

Construction continues on the Riverside Townhomes, as seen Monday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2022.

Clark County home prices decline, but supply remains limited

Construction continues on the Riverside Townhomes, as seen Monday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2022.

November 20, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Clark County’s average home price continued to trend downward last month, providing a ray of hope for prospective homebuyers. But low inventory, declining sales and increased mortgage rates continue to make for a weakening housing market. Read story

An aerial view of the Costco on Southeast First Street. The proposed Ridgefield location will be the warehouse club's third Clark County store.

Ridgefield cutting Costco a break of up to $2.5 million

An aerial view of the Costco on Southeast First Street. The proposed Ridgefield location will be the warehouse club's third Clark County store.

November 20, 2022, 6:00am Business

Costco is getting a multimillion-dollar break from the city of Ridgefield to build its proposed 160,000-square-foot warehouse store. Read story

Clark County hospitals, including PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, are operating near capacity due to an influx of respiratory ailments and inability to move some patients out to less-intensive care facilities.

Clark County hospital beds almost full but COVID isn’t the only issue

Clark County hospitals, including PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, are operating near capacity due to an influx of respiratory ailments and inability to move some patients out to less-intensive care facilities.

November 20, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

In Clark County, hospital and intensive care beds continue to remain near capacity, and officials are urging patients with non-emergency health issues to stay out of the emergency department if possible. Read story