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Vancouver police accepting applications for NOW Academy

February 7, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is accepting applications for its Neighbors On Watch training academy, which runs April 20 to May 25. Read story

Defense attorney Jacy Thayer, left, sits with defendant Stephanie "Sam" Westby at the opening of Westby's murder trial in Clark County Superior Court. Westby is accused of killing her husband during a confrontation over him having an affair.

Murder trial continues; Camas woman to take stand

Defense attorney Jacy Thayer, left, sits with defendant Stephanie "Sam" Westby at the opening of Westby's murder trial in Clark County Superior Court. Westby is accused of killing her husband during a confrontation over him having an affair.

February 6, 2023, 6:08pm Clark County News

A judge denied a motion Monday to dismiss the murder and assault charges against Stephanie “Sam” Westby. Her bench trial continues Tuesday with the defense’s witnesses, and Westby is expected to take the stand. Read story

Barrie Buckner wants "to try and understand how to build culture in a virtual setting." The company went entirely virtual last year.

New GTMA CEO focuses on culture in virtual setting

Barrie Buckner wants "to try and understand how to build culture in a virtual setting." The company went entirely virtual last year.

February 6, 2023, 4:55pm Business

While many companies around the country are bringing employees back to offices at least part time, Vancouver’s GTMA marketing firm made the decision to become completely virtual. Read story

Officials detail Salmon Creek homicide victim’s injuries

February 6, 2023, 3:05pm Clark County News

A 58-year-old man killed during a Jan. 27 altercation in a Salmon Creek-area motel room died of blunt and sharp force head injuries, the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday. Read story

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Sunday night after crashing a stolen SUV into a house at 4710 N.E. 56th Place in the Minnehaha area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. A 5-year-old inside the house suffered minor injuries.

Teen accused of crashing stolen SUV into Minnehaha-area house

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Sunday night after crashing a stolen SUV into a house at 4710 N.E. 56th Place in the Minnehaha area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. A 5-year-old inside the house suffered minor injuries.

February 6, 2023, 10:10am Clark County News

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Sunday night, accused of crashing a stolen SUV into a house, causing both to go up in flames, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. A 5-year-old boy inside the Minnehaha-area house suffered minor injuries. Read story

Survey seeks to understand low-income residents in Clark County

February 6, 2023, 6:06am Clark County News

Clark County Community Services has launched its annual community survey to capture the needs of lower-income residents. Read story

Vancouver Clinic Dr. Devon Ebbing, left, reviews patient details with Washington State University Vancouver medical student Fatima Elwalid, at the Vancouver Clinic Tech Center. Elwalid works with Ebbing most weeks, learning about pediatric medicine by working directly with patients.

WSU School of Medicine creating ‘homegrown doctors’

Vancouver Clinic Dr. Devon Ebbing, left, reviews patient details with Washington State University Vancouver medical student Fatima Elwalid, at the Vancouver Clinic Tech Center. Elwalid works with Ebbing most weeks, learning about pediatric medicine by working directly with patients.

February 6, 2023, 6:05am Clark County Health

Growing up with a mom who owned her own practice as a primary care physician, Athena Hoppe has fond memories of sitting at the dinner table listening to stories about patients. Read story

Washington State University Vancouver's campus has been approved for a handful of new potential projects in the next few years that would transform the school as we know it, such as improved sports fields.

As WSU Vancouver’s student populations change, campus leaders adapt, think big

Washington State University Vancouver's campus has been approved for a handful of new potential projects in the next few years that would transform the school as we know it, such as improved sports fields.

February 5, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Years ago, though still just in its adolescence as a small two-year university, Washington State University Vancouver started to think bigger. Read story

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices.

Voters to decide Washougal School levies

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices.

February 5, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

Washougal School District voters will soon decide the fate of two levies that would help fund a bevy of school district programs, activities, athletics, technology, maintenance and safety needs not covered by state or federal funds. Read story

A Pacific Lifestyle Homes subdivision is under construction at the intersection of Northwest 179th Street and Northwest 11th Avenue south of Ridgefield. While it will add to the available supply of homes in the county, the demand still far exceeds the supply, causing rising prices.

Survey: Residents less satisfied with services in Ridgefield

A Pacific Lifestyle Homes subdivision is under construction at the intersection of Northwest 179th Street and Northwest 11th Avenue south of Ridgefield. While it will add to the available supply of homes in the county, the demand still far exceeds the supply, causing rising prices.

February 5, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

Results from the city of Ridgefield’s most recent community survey are in. The survey found residents are slightly less satisfied with their city’s government, a trend that City Manager Steve Stuart said is being seen across the state and nation. Read story