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Ballots now on way to Clark County voters

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July 16, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Ballots for the 2021 primary election are being mailed out to Clark County’s voters today. Read story

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield on Tuesday morning. Clark County's housing market inventory remains at almost record-low levels despite an influx of new listings in June.

Sizzling weather barely cools June housing market in S.W. Washington

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield on Tuesday morning. Clark County's housing market inventory remains at almost record-low levels despite an influx of new listings in June.

July 15, 2021, 3:27pm Business

The Southwest Washington housing market stayed hot in June, with an influx of new listings balanced out by a surge in closed sales, according to the latest report from the Regional Multiple Listing Service. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 case rate falls to lowest level on record

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July 15, 2021, 12:01pm Clark County Health

The rate of COVID-19 activity in Clark County fell to the lowest level on record despite an uptick in new cases and deaths in data reported Thursday by Clark County Public Health. Read story

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Clark County Jail settles lawsuit with deaf woman who was denied services

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July 15, 2021, 11:47am Clark County News

The Clark County Jail will pay a $25,000 settlement to a deaf woman who sued for discrimination after she was not given services or auxiliary aids, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, while in custody at the jail for two days in December 2019, according to the U.S.… Read story

Evergreen Public Schools Superintendent Mike Merlino, then the chief operating officer for the district, discusses a bond request with The Columbian's Editorial Board in January 2018.

Evergreen schools superintendent’s new salary: $305,884

Evergreen Public Schools Superintendent Mike Merlino, then the chief operating officer for the district, discusses a bond request with The Columbian's Editorial Board in January 2018.

July 15, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The Evergreen Public Schools board on Tuesday approved a raise for Superintendent Mike Merlino that brings his annual salary to $305,884 during the 2021-22 school year. Read story

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver.

C-Tran proposes service changes, including bus line to Ridgefield

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver.

July 15, 2021, 6:02am Business

C-Tran staff unveiled a wide-ranging list of proposed service changes this week, including the establishment of a fixed-route bus line to Ridgefield and the consolidation of some of the agency’s express service routes between Vancouver and Portland. Read story

The Crosley Lanes sign flashes and spins on Tuesday in Vancouver. Owners Don and Rachel Allen plan to retire and sell the property to a developer who intends to build a five-story apartment complex on the site.

Crosley Lanes to be sold, Vancouver site to become apartments

The Crosley Lanes sign flashes and spins on Tuesday in Vancouver. Owners Don and Rachel Allen plan to retire and sell the property to a developer who intends to build a five-story apartment complex on the site.

July 15, 2021, 6:02am Business

Allen’s Crosley Lanes, the 65-year-old bowling center in Vancouver’s Hudson’s Bay neighborhood, is heading for an upcoming — though not quite imminent — closure. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Warm, dry weather continues; 30 days without measurable rain

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

July 15, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

All I can say is that July has been a pleasant month weather-wise, warm but not hot and of course continued dry. This month is usually a dry month anyway so not surprising we see no rain heading our way. With more marine low clouds today and Friday some locales… Read story

Eli Shubert, pitcher for the Ridgefield Raptors, marries Erin Thum in a short ceremony on the field before a game against the Port Angeles Lefties at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

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Eli Shubert, pitcher for the Ridgefield Raptors, marries Erin Thum in a short ceremony on the field before a game against the Port Angeles Lefties at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

July 14, 2021, 7:48pm Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — Some husbands have trouble remembering their wedding anniversary. Eli Shubert will have to remember two. Read story

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Portland man 3rd to be sentenced in armed theft in north Clark County

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July 14, 2021, 6:47pm Clark County News

A Portland man who, along with two others, broke the window of a van parked in north Clark County with a machete and demanded money from the couple inside was sentenced Wednesday to 14 months. Read story