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

Weather Eye: Enjoy sunshine, brief break from downpours

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

May 10, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

How disappointing it was to see the thermometer in Vancouver at 5 p.m. Monday reading 52 degrees and that was with full sunshine. That is 15 degrees below where it should be. If you had a nice sun break and sat on a chair out of the wind it was… Read story

Terry Aitken of Aitken's Salmon Creek Gardens looks over different types of irises growing in his fields on Wednesday afternoon. A past president of the American Iris Society, Aitken is a world-renowned hybridizer of irises.

Aitken’s Salmon Creek Gardens ready for iris bloom season

Terry Aitken of Aitken's Salmon Creek Gardens looks over different types of irises growing in his fields on Wednesday afternoon. A past president of the American Iris Society, Aitken is a world-renowned hybridizer of irises.

May 10, 2022, 6:04am Business

Because it’s been a cold and rainy spring, the iris blooms are later than usual at Aitken’s Salmon Creek Gardens, but owner Terry Aitken is enthusiastic about what the growing season will bring. Read story

Located at 7721 S.E. 17th St., the modern waterfront home has seven bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. It spans 13,686 square feet and features an indoor bowling alley, golf simulator, sports court, pool and a private dock.

DiscoverOrg co-founder’s Vancouver home hits market for $17M

Located at 7721 S.E. 17th St., the modern waterfront home has seven bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. It spans 13,686 square feet and features an indoor bowling alley, golf simulator, sports court, pool and a private dock.

May 10, 2022, 6:01am Business

Likely the second most expensive home to ever hit Clark County’s market was posted for $17 million, owned by the DiscoveryOrg co-founder Kirk Brown. Read story

Ceremony honors fallen Clark County soldier

May 10, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

The Community Military Appreciation Committee in partnership with Patriot Guard Riders hosted a memorial Monday for U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Cedric E. Bruns, who was killed May 9, 2003, in Kuwait. Read story

Michael Perozzo, from left, and Cameron Johnson of Vice Beer chat with Eldy Prado of El Viejon Taqueria & Mariscos in the former Barlow's Brewing location in southeast Vancouver.

Vice Beer brewery aims to open this summer

Michael Perozzo, from left, and Cameron Johnson of Vice Beer chat with Eldy Prado of El Viejon Taqueria & Mariscos in the former Barlow's Brewing location in southeast Vancouver.

May 9, 2022, 5:49pm Clark County Business

A local brewer and a marketing business owner are starting a new brewery in Vancouver called Vice Beer, occupying the former Barlow’s Brewery near Mountain View High School. Read story

Carey Hanson of Woodland searches for a few books to read at the Woodland Community Library. “I love this library. I’m always here,” Hanson said from a cramped aisle of the library in 2019.

Woodland library project receives $515,000 state grant

Carey Hanson of Woodland searches for a few books to read at the Woodland Community Library. “I love this library. I’m always here,” Hanson said from a cramped aisle of the library in 2019.

May 9, 2022, 5:20pm Clark County News

The Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation has received a state capital grant of $515,000 to support the construction of the new Woodland Community Library. The foundation is a nonprofit that conducts fundraising on behalf of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library system. Read story

Evidence law enforcement found in the Vancouver home of Joao Ricardo DeBorba. DeBorba is facing eight counts of illegal possession of a firearm. (Photo contributed by the U.S.

Vancouver man accused of illegally buying guns, claiming to be citizen

Evidence law enforcement found in the Vancouver home of Joao Ricardo DeBorba. DeBorba is facing eight counts of illegal possession of a firearm. (Photo contributed by the U.S.

May 9, 2022, 2:45pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was arrested Friday, accused of falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen and illegally buying guns, despite previous criminal convictions. Read story

One thousand pounds of baled surgical blue wrap is prepared to be recycled. The material can be reused as hospital gowns, plastic washbasins and more.

PeaceHealth in Vancouver honored for sustainability initiative

One thousand pounds of baled surgical blue wrap is prepared to be recycled. The material can be reused as hospital gowns, plastic washbasins and more.

May 9, 2022, 6:05am Business

The United States health care industry is responsible for nearly 10 percent of national greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent study from PLOS One, a peer-reviewed scientific journal. And if the global health care sector were a country, it would be the fifth largest greenhouse gas emitter on the… Read story

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Pet turtle rescued from Vancouver house fire

(Vancouver Fire Department)

May 8, 2022, 9:09am Clark County News

Vancouver firefighters rescued a pet turtle from a house fire Saturday night. Read story

Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, left, chats with Juliette Fernandez of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as they check out a view of the Columbia River from a new viewpoint at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Monday afternoon. The refuge reopened to the public on May 1.

Steigerwald refuge gains more trails, wetlands, wildlife

Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, left, chats with Juliette Fernandez of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as they check out a view of the Columbia River from a new viewpoint at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Monday afternoon. The refuge reopened to the public on May 1.

May 8, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

When Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge reopened May 1, visitors were likely surprised to see all the changes that have taken place. But the crew members working to remove an old aqueduct, fish ladder and water diversion infrastructure along Gibbons Creek had one of the biggest surprises. Read story