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Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Vancouver celebrated Give More 24!

Nonprofits in Clark County ready to greet Give More 24!

Students from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Vancouver celebrated Give More 24!

September 21, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Give More 24! returns Thursday, and some local nonprofits are gearing up to host in-person events for the one-day fundraising extravaganza. In-person fundraising events were canceled the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

A partially submerged boat sticks out of the Columbia River on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, as seen from the I-5 Bridge near Hayden Island. Crews are working on removing the vessel.

Crews work to raise wrecks out of Columbia River

A partially submerged boat sticks out of the Columbia River on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, as seen from the I-5 Bridge near Hayden Island. Crews are working on removing the vessel.

September 20, 2022, 7:59pm Clark County News

Work to remove two derelict vessels from the Columbia River near Hayden Island continued Tuesday Read story

A sign welcomes students Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Classes began after a tentative agreement was reached between the Ridgefield School district and the Ridgefield Education Association.

Ridgefield teachers ratify new contract

A sign welcomes students Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Classes began after a tentative agreement was reached between the Ridgefield School district and the Ridgefield Education Association.

September 20, 2022, 6:41pm Clark County News

Ridgefield teachers ratified a new three-year contract in a union membership meeting Tuesday afternoon. Read story

A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Miles Terrace, 1503 Esther St., on Friday. The event included speakers and a tour of the new facility.

Vancouver to ask voters to renew Affordable Housing Fund

A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Miles Terrace, 1503 Esther St., on Friday. The event included speakers and a tour of the new facility.

September 20, 2022, 4:42pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver will ask voters in 2023 to renew the Affordable Housing Fund, its largest community resource addressing low-income housing, before it expires that same year. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver seeks staff help to refine its climate strategies

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

September 20, 2022, 2:59pm Clark County News

After months of consuming detailed analyses exploring leading-edge climate strategies, the Vancouver City Council is hoping to see a plan come back for an adoption vote. Read story

Restaurants are suffering from staff shortages and Skippers in Hazel Dell has had trouble retaining staff over the summer, as seen on Sept. 9. Food services is one sector that saw gains in August.

Job report: Clark County fares better than state, Seattle

Restaurants are suffering from staff shortages and Skippers in Hazel Dell has had trouble retaining staff over the summer, as seen on Sept. 9. Food services is one sector that saw gains in August.

September 20, 2022, 6:04am Business

Eight hundred jobs were added to Clark County’s local economy in July, according to seasonally adjusted statistics from Scott Bailey, regional economist for the Washington Employment Security Department. Read story

A house on Northeast 118th Street with a Hasson Company Realtors "For Sale" sign out front in September 2021, in north Vancouver.

Clark County housing costs remain high

A house on Northeast 118th Street with a Hasson Company Realtors "For Sale" sign out front in September 2021, in north Vancouver.

September 20, 2022, 6:03am Business

Drops in new real estate listings and inventory continued limiting the options of potential homebuyers in Clark County last month. Read story

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

Weather Eye: We may see 80s again as summer lingers

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

September 20, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

High temperatures in the 80s for mid-September is fantastic and we do it again today. That large low that dropped off our coast caused the air circulation to move offshore and there we go. Even the coast had highs in the 75- to 80-degree range. About as nice as it… Read story

Sallie Reavey, co-owner of the Briar Rose Inn, adjusts a sign for her bed and breakfast Wednesday. She says she might have to sell the inn if a Safe Stay Community is established across the street.

Vancouver City Council approves license agreement for possible downtown Safe Stay Community

Sallie Reavey, co-owner of the Briar Rose Inn, adjusts a sign for her bed and breakfast Wednesday. She says she might have to sell the inn if a Safe Stay Community is established across the street.

September 19, 2022, 10:11pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council approved a temporary license agreement Monday to consider converting a vacant downtown lot into a Safe Stay Community, causing further upset among neighboring businesses who have been outspoken against the effort. Read story

People walk through Gaiser Hall on Monday during the first day of classes at Clark College.

Clark College welcomes new school year, embraces change

People walk through Gaiser Hall on Monday during the first day of classes at Clark College.

September 19, 2022, 5:53pm Clark County News

Clark College President Karin Edwards invoked the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson in her summary of the year of goals and challenges that lies ahead for the school. Read story