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The SmileMobile, a mobile dental van that offers dental services to people who have trouble accessing dental care, is parked at the Cowlitz Indian Tribal Health Clinic in Longview.

The SmileMobile: Vancouver woman heads to Longview in search for dental care

The SmileMobile, a mobile dental van that offers dental services to people who have trouble accessing dental care, is parked at the Cowlitz Indian Tribal Health Clinic in Longview.

July 22, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Health

LONGVIEW — The drive from Vancouver to Longview was worth it for Nakia Aalvik. She needed a dental appointment for herself and her two children. Read story

Brian Yang

Hiker found dead in Mount Whittier area

Brian Yang

July 21, 2021, 7:45pm Clark County News

An Army lieutenant who went missing Sunday while hiking near Mount St. Helens was found dead Wednesday afternoon in the Mount Whittier area. Read story

The Columbian's Editorial Board met virtually with Vancouver City Council Position 1 candidates Kim Harless, Mike Pond and John Blom on Tuesday, June 29, in Vancouver.

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The Columbian's Editorial Board met virtually with Vancouver City Council Position 1 candidates Kim Harless, Mike Pond and John Blom on Tuesday, June 29, in Vancouver.

July 21, 2021, 6:07pm Clark County News

Three of the candidates running for an open Vancouver city council seat this year share a lot of the same opinions. So instead of spending their conversation with The Columbian’s editorial board drawing contrasts between their goals for the city, they focused on a different angle — why they’re the… Read story

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Vancouver man pleads guilty in theft of $400,000

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July 21, 2021, 5:57pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to wire fraud after embezzling more than $400,000 from his San Diego, Calif.-based employer, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse in May 2014.

Clark County Council picks Abigail Bartlett for judicial vacancy

The Clark County Courthouse in May 2014.

July 21, 2021, 5:22pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council has appointed District Court Commissioner Abigail Bartlett to one of two judicial vacancies on the bench. Read story

(Photos by Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Vancouver donates wood to Friends of the Carpenter

(Photos by Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

July 21, 2021, 5:13pm Churches & Religion

Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle chats with Brian Trembley of Sticks Custom Portable Bandsaw Milling while visiting the nonprofit Friends of the Carpenter on Wednesday morning. Read story

Client Jeramy Bracken shops for apartment furniture with Connie McGarry at NW Furniture Bank. As an Army veteran, Bracken qualifies to take part in the program.

NW Furniture Bank moves to new location in east Vancouver

Client Jeramy Bracken shops for apartment furniture with Connie McGarry at NW Furniture Bank. As an Army veteran, Bracken qualifies to take part in the program.

July 21, 2021, 8:30am Business

A chair is not just a chair and a bed is not just a bed. For struggling families, furniture they receive from a Vancouver nonprofit gives them hope, dignity and stability. Read story

Anna Cruz speaks with Vancouver mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle at the Espacio de Arte in El Parque on Saturday at Evergreen Park in Vancouver. Cruz, as part of Vancouver Ballet Folkorico and in partnership with Fourth Plain Forward and Artstra, hosts the "Art in the Park" event twice a month.

Vancouver dancer, volunteer honored with Lifetime Giving Award

Anna Cruz speaks with Vancouver mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle at the Espacio de Arte in El Parque on Saturday at Evergreen Park in Vancouver. Cruz, as part of Vancouver Ballet Folkorico and in partnership with Fourth Plain Forward and Artstra, hosts the "Art in the Park" event twice a month.

July 21, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Anna Cruz has dedicated her life to the Vancouver Ballet Folklorico for more than 10 years and won the 2021 Lifetime Giving Award from the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington. But her journey wasn’t an easy one. Read story

The city of Vancouver bought the Tower Mall site in 2017 with the intention of redeveloping the entire 53-acre site to bring forth a mix of residential and commercial uses.

Vancouver City Council votes to advance Heights District plan

The city of Vancouver bought the Tower Mall site in 2017 with the intention of redeveloping the entire 53-acre site to bring forth a mix of residential and commercial uses.

July 21, 2021, 5:54am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has voted to advance three ordinances that together amount to the redevelopment plan for the Heights District, with a final adoption date set for Aug. 2. Read story

Contentious Woodland RV park moves forward after City Council vote

July 20, 2021, 7:27pm Clark County News

WOODLAND — The Woodland City Council voted 6-1 on Monday night to reject an appeal filed by multiple residents and local business owners who opposed an RV park going into the Belmont Loop area. A public hearing on the incoming project drew comments from more than 20 people, nearly all… Read story