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Vancouver man gets 5 years in 2022 death of pedestrian

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

February 23, 2024, 5:08pm Clark County News

A judge sentenced a 20-year-old Vancouver man Friday to five years in prison in connection with an October 2022 crash in which he fatally struck a pedestrian crossing the street. Read story

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Missing Ridgefield man’s body found in water near Ridgefield Marina

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February 23, 2024, 4:33pm Clark County News

Officials found a missing 52-year-old Ridgefield man’s body last week after days of searching in the water near the Ridgefield Marina. Read story

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One person dies in Amboy crash

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February 23, 2024, 4:25pm Clark County News

One person died Thursday after several vehicles were involved in a crash in Amboy. Read story

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

Investigators recover firearms near man killed by Clark County deputies in Brush Prairie shooting

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

February 23, 2024, 12:26pm Clark County News

Investigators located firearms near the man who Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot while responding to a house in Brush Prairie, according to a Friday update. Read story

People in Smith Tower look out from a balcony, bottom left, as smoke billows out from a nearby window during a two-alarm fire downtown Friday morning, Feb. 23, 2024.

Vancouver Fire Department extinguishes fire at Smith Tower in downtown Vancouver; no injuries reported

People in Smith Tower look out from a balcony, bottom left, as smoke billows out from a nearby window during a two-alarm fire downtown Friday morning, Feb. 23, 2024.

February 23, 2024, 12:20pm Clark County News

Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire Friday morning at Smith Tower. No one reported injuries. Read story

Leann Caver is taking over as C-Tran CEO effective March 1. Outgoing CEO, Shawn Donaghy, right, is relocating to the San Diego area.

C-Tran’s incoming CEO started career as bus driver, has worked as transit manager since 2021

Leann Caver is taking over as C-Tran CEO effective March 1. Outgoing CEO, Shawn Donaghy, right, is relocating to the San Diego area.

February 23, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

On the back wall of Leann Caver’s new office is a sign with C-Tran’s mission statement on it: “C-Tran connects people to opportunities, supports economic vitality, and enhances the quality of life for the community.” Read story

Washougal High School graduate Alec Langen poses for a photograph with his car in his school parking space in 2018.

Washougal High School graduate one of five Marines killed in helicopter crash

Washougal High School graduate Alec Langen poses for a photograph with his car in his school parking space in 2018.

February 23, 2024, 6:01am Clark County News

A 2018 Washougal High School graduate was one of five U.S. Marines killed in a helicopter crash during a training flight in Southern California earlier this month. Read story

John Zingale, Teaches middle school

Vancouver teacher John Zingale announces run for 18th Legislative District representative

John Zingale, Teaches middle school

February 23, 2024, 6:01am Clark County News

John Zingale, a Vancouver public schoolteacher, announced Tuesday that he is again running to represent the 18th District. Read story

Clark County Public Works to host Curtin Creek park open house March 6

February 23, 2024, 5:12am Clark County News

Clark County Public Works’ parks and lands division will host an open house on the Curtin Creek Community Park development. The open house will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 6 in the media center of Prairie High School, 11311 N.E. 119th St., Vancouver. Interested residents can also attend online. Read story

Clark County Public Health, FVRLibraries to host series on environmentally friendly lifestyles

February 23, 2024, 5:09am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health is joining with FVRLibraries for a free educational series highlighting environmentally friendly lifestyles. Read story