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Outage knocks out power to 3,100 Hazel Dell customers

November 29, 2020, 6:08pm Clark County News

More than 3,100 Hazel Dell households and businesses were without power for hours Sunday evening, according to Clark Public Utilities. Read story

An armed protester stands on Franklin Street in downtown Vancouver on Sunday after a demonstration calling for arrests in the police shooting of Kevin Peterson Jr.

Armed groups argue after Kevin Peterson Jr. protest in downtown Vancouver

An armed protester stands on Franklin Street in downtown Vancouver on Sunday after a demonstration calling for arrests in the police shooting of Kevin Peterson Jr.

November 29, 2020, 5:11pm Clark County News

A Black Lives Matter demonstration drew a few dozen armed protesters and counter-protesters to downtown Vancouver on Sunday afternoon. Many on each side openly carried rifles, handguns and clubs, drawing curious and concerned looks from passers-by near Esther Short Park. Read story

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver. C-Tran's first bus rapid transit line debuted on Fourth Plain Boulevard in 2017, and construction is slated to start next year on a second line along Mill Plain Boulevard.

C-Tran prepares for second Vine route on Mill Plain in Vancouver

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver. C-Tran's first bus rapid transit line debuted on Fourth Plain Boulevard in 2017, and construction is slated to start next year on a second line along Mill Plain Boulevard.

November 29, 2020, 6:05am Business

It’s been nearly four years since the first Vine buses began rolling up and down Fourth Plain Boulevard, marking C-Tran’s first foray into the world of Bus Rapid Transit. Read story

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

Battle Ground Public Schools replacement levy to go to voters

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

November 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Voters in Battle Ground will decide in February whether to approve a four-year Educational Programs and Operations levy to replace the current levy that expires at the end of 2021. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: After another storm, doldrums usher in December

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

November 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A weak weather system moved through Saturday, which kept skies gray all day with chilly temperatures in the mid- to upper 40s. Rainfall was paltry, only a tenth of an inch as of 4 p.m. Saturday. We enjoy a break today with partial clearing after morning clouds or fog, then… Read story

Robert Overgaard, Bruce Wasill and Owen Childers, from left to right, fly a model airplane in June at the Port of Camas-Washougal.

Fern Prairie model airplane club looking for new home

Robert Overgaard, Bruce Wasill and Owen Childers, from left to right, fly a model airplane in June at the Port of Camas-Washougal.

November 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A model airplane club is scanning the terrain for a new landing spot after several decades at the Port of Camas-Washougal. Read story

Public meetings for the week of Nov. 29

November 29, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Clark County Law Library Board of Trustees, meeting remotely. Contact Maria Sosnowski at maria,sosnowski@clark.wa.gov to attend. n Noon, regular meeting: allowing garnishment to be modified and sold by other counties, update on eviction kits, approval of pricing of starting a civil lawsuit kit, probate with will kit, emailing kits rather… Read story

(Courtesy of Shannon Robertson Ivie)

Crews battle Ridgefield structure fire

(Courtesy of Shannon Robertson Ivie)

November 28, 2020, 6:43pm Clark County News

Firefighters responded to a structure fire at the 2300 block of N.E. 209th St. at about 5:55 p.m. on Saturday. It's unknown if anyone was injured. Read story

Christine Olsen, left, and Carl Olsen look for Christmas gifts for their kids on Saturday at Kazoodles toy store at Columbia Square in Vancouver. They went to Kazoodles to support small businesses.

Small Business Saturday offers Clark County retailers chance for holiday boost

Christine Olsen, left, and Carl Olsen look for Christmas gifts for their kids on Saturday at Kazoodles toy store at Columbia Square in Vancouver. They went to Kazoodles to support small businesses.

November 28, 2020, 3:00pm Business

In a difficult 2020, small businesses are hopeful for more upbeat moments in the spotlight. Read story

Eric Klopman of Klopman Farms walks through rows of noble firs while gearing up for Christmas tree season in Washougal. Tree farms are mostly outdoor operations, so it's relatively straightforward to add COVID-19 safety measures.

Christmas tree farms stand tall in Clark County

Eric Klopman of Klopman Farms walks through rows of noble firs while gearing up for Christmas tree season in Washougal. Tree farms are mostly outdoor operations, so it's relatively straightforward to add COVID-19 safety measures.

November 28, 2020, 6:06am Business

After a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every business and industry, Clark County’s Christmas tree farm owners are preparing for their turn at navigating the new normal. Read story