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Firefighters respond to a house fire Wednesday afternoon on Northwest 34th Avenue in Felida.

Cats pulled from house fire in Felida

Firefighters respond to a house fire Wednesday afternoon on Northwest 34th Avenue in Felida.

April 7, 2021, 7:30pm Clark County News

A cat and some kittens were rescued from a Felida house fire Wednesday afternoon, although several others perished. Read story

The American Red Cross teamed up with Paul Davis Restoration of Portland/Vancouver for a blood drive Wednesday in Vancouver in response to blood shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Red Cross needs a constant supply of blood.

Red Cross, Paul Davis Restoration join forces to collect blood amid shortage

The American Red Cross teamed up with Paul Davis Restoration of Portland/Vancouver for a blood drive Wednesday in Vancouver in response to blood shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Red Cross needs a constant supply of blood.

April 7, 2021, 7:25pm Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused issues throughout America, including shortages in the blood supply, so Paul Davis Restoration of Portland/Vancouver stepped in to help. Read story

La Center School District.

State auditor knocks La Center schools over special ed funding

La Center School District.

April 7, 2021, 6:23pm Clark County News

The Washington State Auditor’s Office has issued two findings against the La Center School District over inadequate financial reporting and compliance with federal grant money during the 2019-20 school year. Read story

Clark County Sheriff's Deputies respond to a shooting in Hazel Dell on Feb 4, 2021. The incident started as a traffic stop according to dispatch logs.

Details released in fatal shooting of Jenoah Donald by Clark County deputy

Clark County Sheriff's Deputies respond to a shooting in Hazel Dell on Feb 4, 2021. The incident started as a traffic stop according to dispatch logs.

April 7, 2021, 2:03pm Clark County News

Investigative materials released Wednesday lend detail into how a traffic stop in Hazel Dell led to a Black motorist’s death at the hands of a Clark County sheriff’s deputy. Read story

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Clark County adds 53 new COVID-19 cases

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April 7, 2021, 12:49pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed 53 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Wednesday afternoon. Read story

Tom Hill looks over vacant land on March 30 that is the site of a future apartment complex in the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood. Residents say the project will cause major traffic headaches in the area. A small stream that feeds into Tenny Creek is seen nearby.

Apartment plans rile Northeast Hazel Dell

Tom Hill looks over vacant land on March 30 that is the site of a future apartment complex in the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood. Residents say the project will cause major traffic headaches in the area. A small stream that feeds into Tenny Creek is seen nearby.

April 7, 2021, 6:01am Business

An apartment complex coming to the Northeast Hazel Dell neighborhood has drawn the ire of neighbors — an example of how Clark County’s growth can pit housing needs against livability for existing residents. Read story

Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring O'Brien delivers the annual State of the County address virtually Tuesday night from the Public Service Center in Vancouver.

Clark County chair calls county ‘resilient’ in annual addressvideo icon

Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring O'Brien delivers the annual State of the County address virtually Tuesday night from the Public Service Center in Vancouver.

April 6, 2021, 8:55pm Clark County News

In a word, the state of Clark County ‘resilient,’ the county’s top elected official said in an address Tuesday night.  Read story

Vancouver Housing Authority’s 106-unit Fourth Plain Commons development, 2220 Norris Road in central Vancouver received $1.5 million in affordable housing grant funds from the city of Vancouver. The city allocated a total of $6.2 million to 14 projects.

Vancouver OKs $6.22M for housing, shelter projects

Vancouver Housing Authority’s 106-unit Fourth Plain Commons development, 2220 Norris Road in central Vancouver received $1.5 million in affordable housing grant funds from the city of Vancouver. The city allocated a total of $6.2 million to 14 projects.

April 6, 2021, 6:34pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has awarded $6.22 million to housing and shelter projects, completing its annual allocation process from the city’s Affordable Housing Fund. Read story

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Pond announces second run for Vancouver City Council

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April 6, 2021, 6:31pm Clark County News

A young Vancouver man threw his hat into the ring for Vancouver City Council, joining two other candidates running for the seat currently held by Councilor Laurie Lebowsky. Read story

McKenzie Grauer, 2, runs through rows of tulips while her mother, Brandie Grauer follows her on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Holland America Flower Gardens in Woodland. Dozens of people, including families, cyclists and Clark County residents roamed the grounds throughout the day. The Gardens include a show field, where tulips are observed and untouched, and a u-pick field where guests cut their own flowers for 50 cents each. The Gardens opened March 29 and run through Mother’s Day on May 9.

Taking time for tulips at Holland America Flower Gardens

McKenzie Grauer, 2, runs through rows of tulips while her mother, Brandie Grauer follows her on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Holland America Flower Gardens in Woodland. Dozens of people, including families, cyclists and Clark County residents roamed the grounds throughout the day. The Gardens include a show field, where tulips are observed and untouched, and a u-pick field where guests cut their own flowers for 50 cents each. The Gardens opened March 29 and run through Mother’s Day on May 9.

April 6, 2021, 5:59pm Business

Acres of tulips are blooming at Holland America Flower Gardens at 1066 S. Pekin Road, south of Woodland. Read story