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One killed in crash in in Hockinson; multiple people injured

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June 24, 2022, 11:10am Clark County News

One person died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the Hockinson area where one car crashed into a power pole and caught fire.  Read story

A sign at Blackjack Fireworks in Hazel Dell promotes safety as store manager Jeremy Mohney looks through some of the holiday items on display Thursday afternoon. Fireworks go on sale Tuesday.

Clark County authorities get ready for July Fourth emergency calls, many won’t respond to nuisance reports

A sign at Blackjack Fireworks in Hazel Dell promotes safety as store manager Jeremy Mohney looks through some of the holiday items on display Thursday afternoon. Fireworks go on sale Tuesday.

June 24, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Police and fire crews are gearing up for the Fourth of July, now less than two weeks away. Read story

A shopper strolls past BoxLunch, one of two new tenants at Vancouver Mall. The mall is "more than back to normal" following the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, mall managers say.

Vancouver Mall thriving in spite of pandemic

A shopper strolls past BoxLunch, one of two new tenants at Vancouver Mall. The mall is "more than back to normal" following the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, mall managers say.

June 24, 2022, 6:03am Business

Malls across the country have struggled the last few years. The Lloyd Center in Portland was already in trouble even before the pandemic and at one point was rumored to be headed for demolition. It now has new owners and is undergoing an extensive renovation, and its future looks better. Read story

Clark Asks: What do you want to know about candidates?

June 24, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

All votes yield influence in the trajectory of the future. As the Aug. 2 primary approaches, it’s important to consider. Read story

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Herrera Beutler heralds mental health, addiction treatment bills passed by House

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June 23, 2022, 5:19pm Clark County Health

A legislative package intended to make improvements to mental health and addiction treatment is closer to becoming a reality — presenting tools to address the nation’s overdose epidemic. Read story

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Clark County’s COVID-19 cases rise slightly; 7 new deaths push total to 837

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June 23, 2022, 4:46pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate increased slightly this week. New hospitalizations decreased this week, but hospital occupancy remains high. Read story

Camas woman dies near Spirit Falls in Skamania County

June 23, 2022, 3:23pm Clark County News

A Camas woman died Saturday after she fell into the water near Spirit Falls and couldn’t get out. Read story

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Skamania man who escaped work crew captured in Washougal

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June 23, 2022, 3:19pm Clark County News

A Skamania County man who escaped from a work crew earlier this month near the Bonneville Dam was arrested last week in Washougal. Read story

Guillermo Raya Leon appears Thursday via video in Clark County Superior Court to be arraigned on charges of first-degree aggravated murder and possession of a stolen firearm. He entered not-guilty pleas to both counts.

Man arraigned on new charges in fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown

Guillermo Raya Leon appears Thursday via video in Clark County Superior Court to be arraigned on charges of first-degree aggravated murder and possession of a stolen firearm. He entered not-guilty pleas to both counts.

June 23, 2022, 2:03pm Clark County News

The man accused of killing Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown pleaded not guilty Thursday to new charges in connection with the July 23 shooting. Read story

Clark County Public Health has issued a swim beach warning at Vancouver Lake after routine testing showed elevated levels of E. coli bacteria. E. coli bacteria can cause serious gastrointestinal illness when water is accidentally swallowed. The lake also has a bloom of blue-green algae.

Public Health lifts Vancouver Lake closure, removes Battle Ground Lake advisory for E. coli

Clark County Public Health has issued a swim beach warning at Vancouver Lake after routine testing showed elevated levels of E. coli bacteria. E. coli bacteria can cause serious gastrointestinal illness when water is accidentally swallowed. The lake also has a bloom of blue-green algae.

June 23, 2022, 10:55am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health has lifted a closure at Vancouver Lake put in place earlier this month after routine testing found elevated levels of E. coli bacteria in the water. Public Health has also lifted the E. coli warning for the Battle Ground Lake swim beach. Read story