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An early morning apartment fire in Woodland did minimal damage to the complex, thanks to an automatic fire sprinkler system, according to Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue.

Sprinkler system credited for dousing Woodland apartment fire

An early morning apartment fire in Woodland did minimal damage to the complex, thanks to an automatic fire sprinkler system, according to Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue.

November 26, 2020, 6:24pm Clark County News

A Woodland apartment’s fire sprinkler system quickly doused an early morning kitchen fire Thursday, minimizing damage to the unit and others in the complex. Read story

Sara Scheetz hands Thanksgiving dinners to a drive-thru visitor at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day meal service was restructured this year for delivery and curbside service.

Clark County restaurants, groups provide Thanksgiving meals

Sara Scheetz hands Thanksgiving dinners to a drive-thru visitor at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day meal service was restructured this year for delivery and curbside service.

November 26, 2020, 4:39pm Clark County News

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a lot of changes to Thanksgiving this year, but multiple Clark County restaurants and organizations still found ways to provide their usual holiday meal services for families in need. Read story

Ali Laskowski, events coordinator at the Clark County Food Bank, puts food into a tote box. The food bank will be one of eight drop-off sites for this year's Walk & Knock food drive on Dec. 5.

Walk & Knock, Clark County’s largest annual food drive, to collect through drop sites

Ali Laskowski, events coordinator at the Clark County Food Bank, puts food into a tote box. The food bank will be one of eight drop-off sites for this year's Walk & Knock food drive on Dec. 5.

November 26, 2020, 6:30am Clark County News

During Walk & Knock this year, there will be no knocking and not much walking. Clark County’s largest annual food drive benefiting the Clark County Food Bank asks people to drive and drop off donations Dec. 5 at designated places around the area. Read story

Dawn Iveane-Curell, a Meals on Wheels People Friendly Chat volunteer, talks with seniors on the phone in her bedroom office or while on walks as part of the program.

Volunteer callers in Clark County make connections with isolated seniors

Dawn Iveane-Curell, a Meals on Wheels People Friendly Chat volunteer, talks with seniors on the phone in her bedroom office or while on walks as part of the program.

November 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Today, Dawn Iveane-Curell, along with some 500 other volunteers, will dial up local seniors to wish them a happy Thanksgiving. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Jackie Lane, Clark County resident and member of the Electoral College, was selected to serve as the 3rd Congressional District's representative in the Electoral College in June.

Battle Ground woman ready to vote as member of Electoral College

Jackie Lane, Clark County resident and member of the Electoral College, was selected to serve as the 3rd Congressional District's representative in the Electoral College in June.

November 26, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

A Clark County woman is a member of the select group — just 538 citizens — who will formally elect the 46th president of the United States next month. Read story

Explorer Scout Ryan Wood, great-great grandson of fallen Sheriff Lester Wood, receives a Medal of Honor in Lester Wood's name at the 2015 Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony.

Prohibition-era Clark County sheriff lost life to bootlegger

Explorer Scout Ryan Wood, great-great grandson of fallen Sheriff Lester Wood, receives a Medal of Honor in Lester Wood's name at the 2015 Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony.

November 26, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Clark County Sheriff Lester Wood pinned his star on his coat, grabbed his shotgun, and led three deputies up the trail. Read story

Tell The Columbian about your holiday lights displays

November 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

It’s Thanksgiving, which means a lot of you are already decorating for Christmas. The Columbian will feature families celebrating the season in style in our Dec. 11 edition, but we need your help. Let us know if you’re planning a holiday light display at your home. Send your address, photographs… Read story

Clark County Thanksgiving holiday closures

November 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

What’s open and what’s closed for Thanksgiving: Read story

Melissa Mohr, left, practice manager for Dr. Allen Gabriel's office in Vancouver, and Susan Stearns, CEO of the Pink Lemonade Project, pause for a portrait. Pink Lemonade Project is raising funds for its Holiday Glow program. People can apply for financial assistance through the program until 5 p.m. Dec. 9.

Holiday Glow helps Clark County breast cancer patients

Melissa Mohr, left, practice manager for Dr. Allen Gabriel's office in Vancouver, and Susan Stearns, CEO of the Pink Lemonade Project, pause for a portrait. Pink Lemonade Project is raising funds for its Holiday Glow program. People can apply for financial assistance through the program until 5 p.m. Dec. 9.

November 26, 2020, 5:45am Breast Cancer

Pink Lemonade Project CEO Susan Stearns knows what it’s like trying to navigate the holidays after breast cancer treatment. Read story