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Jessica Jackson used to work in Oregon, but now can work at home in Vancouver, using the income tax savings to help pay for day care for her son, Colin, 4. She and her husband, David, just welcomed twins Landon and Levi.

Clark County residents employed by Oregon firms but working from home save big on taxes

Jessica Jackson used to work in Oregon, but now can work at home in Vancouver, using the income tax savings to help pay for day care for her son, Colin, 4. She and her husband, David, just welcomed twins Landon and Levi.

January 20, 2022, 6:00am Business

Vancouver resident Jessica Jackson made the monotonous drive to her Portland workplace every workday until the pandemic hit, when she shifted to remote work. Read story

Clark County redistricting panel meets today

January 20, 2022, 5:59am Clark County News

The Clark County redistricting committee, which was ordered back to work by the county council earlier this week, will meet at 5 p.m. today. Read story

COVID-19 cases continue to rise among students and teachers in districts around Clark County.

COVID keeps rising in Clark County schools

COVID-19 cases continue to rise among students and teachers in districts around Clark County.

January 19, 2022, 7:26pm Clark County Health

Reported COVID-19 cases in Clark County schools are continuing to rise dramatically, following last week’s trend. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Vancouver man to serve 89 months in prison in sex-crimes case

The Clark County Courthouse.

January 19, 2022, 6:15pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man who preyed on intoxicated women at bars and later recorded their sexual contact was sentenced Wednesday to more than seven years in prison. Read story

Columbia Land Trust's executive director, Glenn Lamb, will retire sometime in the coming year.

Columbia Land Trust director to retire this year

Columbia Land Trust's executive director, Glenn Lamb, will retire sometime in the coming year.

January 19, 2022, 5:54pm Clark County News

Glenn Lamb, Columbia Land Trust’s executive director of 32 years, will be stepping down from the position this year, according to a statement released Wednesday. Columbia Land Trust is a Vancouver-based nonprofit dedicated to land conservation in the Northwest. Read story

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State: Vancouver man ran Ponzi scheme

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January 19, 2022, 4:38pm Clark County News

The Washington Department of Financial Institutions Securities Division has filed administrative charges against a Vancouver man accused of violating the state Securities Act by using funds from a pooled investment vehicle to make Ponzi payments to investors, among other violations. Read story

I-5 closes briefly near Ridgefield for police activity

January 19, 2022, 12:07pm Clark County News

Interstate 5 was closed at Milepost 14.2 near Ridgefield due to police activity late Wednesday morning, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.  Read story

Pedigo Products primarily makes stainless steel equipment for sterile processing and operating rooms. The Vancouver company recently received a $7 million contract to provide products to the Defense Logistics Agency for five years.

Vancouver-based Pedigo lands $7M contract to provide medical equipment to DOD

Pedigo Products primarily makes stainless steel equipment for sterile processing and operating rooms. The Vancouver company recently received a $7 million contract to provide products to the Defense Logistics Agency for five years.

January 19, 2022, 6:07am Business

A newly awarded government contract means Vancouver-made hospital equipment will be found in Department of Defense and federal agency medical facilities around the world. Read story

Holly, a husky puppy, stares out from her kennel at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

Donations pour in at Clark County animal shelters during Betty White Challenge

Holly, a husky puppy, stares out from her kennel at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

January 19, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

On Sunday night, Kari-Lyn Jakubs, the director of I Paw’d It Forward, a volunteer-based nonprofit that provides lost and found pet services in Clark County, made a post on social media after learning about a viral grassroots campaign that encouraged people to donate to local animal rescues and shelters in… Read story

Police tape blocks off the area where Vancouver police officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife Sunday morning. The shooting was at the Sky Ridge Estates mobile home park in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood.

LULAC condemns Jan. 9 fatal shooting by Vancouver police

Police tape blocks off the area where Vancouver police officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife Sunday morning. The shooting was at the Sky Ridge Estates mobile home park in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood.

January 18, 2022, 6:20pm Clark County News

In a statement issued Saturday, the League of United Latin American Citizens of Southwest Washington condemned the Jan. 9 fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man by Vancouver police officers at a mobile home park. Read story