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Katie Atkinson of the Greater Vancouver Chamber, left, talks with barista Sasha Glazyrin as she redeems her Grow the (360) gift certificate at Relevant Coffee in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

Greater Vancouver Chamber’s Grow the (360) program aims to boost local businesses

Katie Atkinson of the Greater Vancouver Chamber, left, talks with barista Sasha Glazyrin as she redeems her Grow the (360) gift certificate at Relevant Coffee in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

November 25, 2022, 6:04am Business

As Janet Kenefsky works on her computer, she checks on her Grow the (360) gift certificate program. Grow the (360) enables consumers to buy gift certificates that can be redeemed at retailers and restaurants around the greater Vancouver area. Read story

Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground City Council OKs 1% property tax increase

Battle Ground City Hall.

November 25, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Battle Ground’s city council on Monday approved taking the 1 percent annual property tax rate increase allowed by state law. Read story

Associated Press files

Washington’s flu hospitalizations highest in 10 years

Associated Press files

November 25, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health has reported a rapid rise of flu cases across the state, following nationwide trends. Flu hospitalizations are at the highest rates seen in 10 years at this point in the year, according to a press release. Read story

A line of people in need gather outside FISH of Vancouver as they prepare to grocery shop the day before Thanksgiving.

Walk & Knock of Clark County returns to porch pickup, is seeking volunteers

A line of people in need gather outside FISH of Vancouver as they prepare to grocery shop the day before Thanksgiving.

November 25, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

The annual Interservice Walk & Knock of Clark County is back with porch pickup this year following a pandemic-caused hiatus, and organizers are seeking volunteers to help. Read story

Chinook Indian Nation Vice Chairman and Vancouver resident Sam Robinson drums and sings during a rally in favor of federal tribal recognition for Chinook on Oct. 7 at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Lack of federal recognition deprives Chinook people of vital resources, they argued during the rally, and continues a long-standing historical injustice that's tantamount to genocide.

Denied, dispersed, disadvantaged: Chinook tribe pursues centuries-old fight for federal recognition

Chinook Indian Nation Vice Chairman and Vancouver resident Sam Robinson drums and sings during a rally in favor of federal tribal recognition for Chinook on Oct. 7 at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Lack of federal recognition deprives Chinook people of vital resources, they argued during the rally, and continues a long-standing historical injustice that's tantamount to genocide.

November 24, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

When Sam Robinson arrives at a public event in his distinctive cone-shaped Chinook hat to sing, play his drum and tell stories, what seems like a cultural, broadly spiritual moment is something else too: a political protest. Read story

Ridgefield Mercantile is getting into the spirit of the season with 5,000 square feet and 28 vendors who arrange their spaces with an artful eye.

Savor shopping in Clark County & gifts of season

Ridgefield Mercantile is getting into the spirit of the season with 5,000 square feet and 28 vendors who arrange their spaces with an artful eye.

November 24, 2022, 6:04am Business

Your Christmas tree may not be up yet, but these six Clark County stores are already brimming with gifts, decorations, clothing, books, toys and cards. They’ll remind you why in-person shopping is so much fun. It’s a chance to touch fabrics, smell candles, hear the tinkling of shop-door bells and… Read story

Applicants sought for community board

November 24, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

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

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

Weather Eye: Be thankful for our fair weather on this holiday

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

November 24, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Happy Thanksgiving! We certainly have a basket full of blessings to think about, which leads me to my usual writing this time of the year. Read story

Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving

November 24, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

What’s open and what’s closed for Thanksgiving: Read story

In order to meet the state's clean energy regulations, Clark Public Utilities has partnered up with Pend Oreille Public Utility District to acquire hydropower from the Box Canyon Dam in Eastern Washington.

Clark Public Utilities signs deal to buy 10% of its energy from Eastern Washington dam

In order to meet the state's clean energy regulations, Clark Public Utilities has partnered up with Pend Oreille Public Utility District to acquire hydropower from the Box Canyon Dam in Eastern Washington.

November 23, 2022, 6:05am Business

More than 400 miles from Vancouver in a narrow canyon near Washington’s Canadian border, turbines spin at the Box Canyon Dam, creating energy that once powered a nearby paper mill. Read story