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Vancouver man sentenced to 20 months for embezzling $400,000

January 10, 2022, 7:03pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced Monday to 20 months in federal prison for embezzling $400,000 from a San Diego-based investment company. Read story

Kevin Burton-Crow, upper-right, of the Thurston Co. Sheriff's Dept., handcuffs Naseem Coaxum, right, an actor playing the role of a person causing a disturbance at a convenience store, during a training class at the Washington state Criminal Justice Training Commission, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Burien, Wash., instructor Ken Westphal, second from left, an officer with the Lacey Police Dept., and LeAnne Cone, left, of the Vancouver Police Dept., look on. Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd's murder last year, with nearly a dozen new laws that took effect Sunday, July 25 but law enforcement officials remain uncertain about what they require in how officers might respond -- or not respond -- to certain situations, including active crime scenes and mental health crises. (AP Photo/Ted S.

House Democrats introduce bills to clarify police reform measures

Kevin Burton-Crow, upper-right, of the Thurston Co. Sheriff's Dept., handcuffs Naseem Coaxum, right, an actor playing the role of a person causing a disturbance at a convenience store, during a training class at the Washington state Criminal Justice Training Commission, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Burien, Wash., instructor Ken Westphal, second from left, an officer with the Lacey Police Dept., and LeAnne Cone, left, of the Vancouver Police Dept., look on. Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd's murder last year, with nearly a dozen new laws that took effect Sunday, July 25 but law enforcement officials remain uncertain about what they require in how officers might respond -- or not respond -- to certain situations, including active crime scenes and mental health crises. (AP Photo/Ted S.

January 10, 2022, 6:42pm Clark County News

Ahead of the start of the 2022 Legislative session Monday, House Democrats announced a pair of bills intended to clear up confusion around police accountability laws passed last year. Read story

The restaurants along the Vancouver waterfront east of Interstate 5, including Who Song & Larry's.

Fire threatens Who Song & Larry’s in downtown Vancouver

The restaurants along the Vancouver waterfront east of Interstate 5, including Who Song & Larry's.

January 10, 2022, 4:45pm Clark County News

Vancouver Fire Department crews extinguished an outbuilding fire Monday morning and kept it from spreading to nearby Who Song and Larry's along the Vancouver waterfront. 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.

Vancouver police officers in Sunday’s fatal shooting weren’t wearing bodycams

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 10, 2022, 4:26pm Clark County News

None of the four Vancouver police officers involved in the Sunday fatal shooting of a man in the North Image neighborhood were wearing body cameras, according to the police department. Read story

Fort Vancouver High School.

Vancouver schools shift to rotating remote learning due to bus driver shortage

Fort Vancouver High School.

January 10, 2022, 4:07pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools will begin a temporary schedule of mixed remote and in-person learning for middle and high school students starting Tuesday due to a shortage of bus drivers, the district announced Monday. Read story

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

Family displaced after chimney, attic fire in central Vancouver

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

January 10, 2022, 2:29pm Clark County News

A family was displaced Monday morning from their home in Vancouver's Marrion neighborhood after a chimney fire spread to the attic. Read story

Man found dead in ditch in Battle Ground ID’d

January 10, 2022, 2:08pm Clark County News

A man found dead Jan. 6, lying in a ditch full of water in Battle Ground, was identified Monday as 68-year-old Dennis E. McEachern. Read story

Pastries sit in the display case at Sweetly Bakery in Battle Ground.

Bakeries, restaurants and coffee shops among small businesses booming in Clark County

Pastries sit in the display case at Sweetly Bakery in Battle Ground.

January 10, 2022, 6:05am Business

Supply chain woes, barren shelves, inflation steadily creeping upwards and unemployment still hovering around 4 percent might make you think 2021 wasn’t the best year to start a new business. But don’t tell that to the hundreds of individuals receiving new business licenses last year in Clark County. Read story

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

Vancouver firefighters rescue woman from house fire in central Vancouver

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

January 9, 2022, 9:30am Clark County News

Vancouver firefighters rescued a woman from a burning house early Sunday morning in central Vancouver. Read story

Vancouver police officers fatally shoot man during disturbance call in east Vancouver

January 9, 2022, 8:51am Clark County News

Four Vancouver police officers were involved in the fatal shooting of a man early Sunday morning after police say he confronted them with a knife as they responded to a disturbance call at a home in east Vancouver.  Read story