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A screenshot from the Clark County Board of Health meeting on Jan. 26.

Hospital reps urge Clark County Board of Health to support vaccines, maskingvideo icon

A screenshot from the Clark County Board of Health meeting on Jan. 26.

January 26, 2022, 6:30pm Clark County Health

Clark County hospitals are still struggling to meet the demands brought on by the pandemic, and specifically the surge in omicron cases. That was the message physicians and officials from the county’s hospitals delivered to the Clark County Board of Health Wednesday morning. Read story

The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell ran from the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

Public’s help sought in fatal Hazel Dell hit-and-runvideo icon

The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell ran from the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

January 24, 2022, 4:40pm Clark County News

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man deputies said ran from a fatal crash Sunday in Hazel Dell. Read story

Eileen Quiring O'Brien (The Columbian files)

Clark County Council wrestles with COVID, new mapsvideo icon

Eileen Quiring O'Brien (The Columbian files)

January 12, 2022, 4:00pm Clark County Health

County Councilor Gary Medvigy’s calls for better civility and collaboration among council members fell on deaf ears Wednesday as the Clark County Board of Health met to discuss the ongoing pandemic. Read story

Ridgefield resident James Tobin, 8, tries to decide which doughnut to get while looking over the selection at the new Voodoo Doughnut at Vancouver Mall on Tuesday morning, Jan.11, 2022.

Voodoo Doughnut opens its newest shop in Vancouvervideo icon

Ridgefield resident James Tobin, 8, tries to decide which doughnut to get while looking over the selection at the new Voodoo Doughnut at Vancouver Mall on Tuesday morning, Jan.11, 2022.

January 11, 2022, 11:26am Business

Make it a dozen. Voodoo Doughnut opened its doors in Vancouver on Tuesday, celebrating its 12th location just across the river from where the iconic pop-culture-loving doughnut shop got its start. Read story

Captain Kenny Bjur of Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue lends a hand at the scene on Northeast 92nd Avenue in Battle Ground on Monday morning, July 5, 2021.

2 teens get 24 hours community service in fire that destroyed old Cherry Grove Churchvideo icon

Captain Kenny Bjur of Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue lends a hand at the scene on Northeast 92nd Avenue in Battle Ground on Monday morning, July 5, 2021.

January 5, 2022, 7:02pm Clark County News

Two teenagers were sentenced to 24 hours of community service Wednesday morning, six months after sparking a fire that burned down the old Cherry Grove Church and home of a Battle Ground man. Read story

The Camas School District is investigating allegations of racist taunts by students during a girls basketball game at Camas High School on Dec. 10. A complaint was made by Benson High coach Eric Knox, who at one point walked onto the court to confront the student section during a timeout.

Camas schools investigate alleged racist taunts at girls basketball gamevideo icon

The Camas School District is investigating allegations of racist taunts by students during a girls basketball game at Camas High School on Dec. 10. A complaint was made by Benson High coach Eric Knox, who at one point walked onto the court to confront the student section during a timeout.

January 4, 2022, 6:08pm Clark County News

The Camas School District is investigating allegations of racist taunting at a high school girls basketball game last month. Read story

Clark County Public Health Director Dr.

Dozens of residents give Clark County Board of Health an earful over wrestling suspensionvideo icon

Clark County Public Health Director Dr.

December 21, 2021, 4:36pm Clark County Health

A special meeting of the Clark County Board of Health on Tuesday morning was far from routine. Around 80 angry parents, area residents and even high school students called in to comment on the recommendations issued by Public Health last week that led to a pause on high school wrestling… Read story

A dash camera image shows Kfin Karuo allegedly pointing a gun at a man Sept. 29 in an east Vancouver parking lot.

Documents detail slaying of Karuo by Clark County sheriff’s deputiesvideo icon

A dash camera image shows Kfin Karuo allegedly pointing a gun at a man Sept. 29 in an east Vancouver parking lot.

December 19, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

A Clark County sheriff’s sergeant who authorized the Oct. 17 pursuit of Kfin Karuo, despite a Vancouver police bulletin warning officers not to contact him, told investigators he was concerned Karuo would commit a violent crime. Read story

Odyssey Middle School eighth-graders Taryn Cavill, left, and Haley Crowell talk about the Power Pivot on Dec. 1. The team's inclusion of middle-schoolers allows students to get a head start in project-based learning programs like robotics before they start high school.

Power of Pivot: Students design device to help people move from cars to wheelchairsvideo icon

Odyssey Middle School eighth-graders Taryn Cavill, left, and Haley Crowell talk about the Power Pivot on Dec. 1. The team's inclusion of middle-schoolers allows students to get a head start in project-based learning programs like robotics before they start high school.

December 6, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Team Mean Machine’s laboratory is that of a mad scientist. The tireless whir of a dozen 3D printers and other machines working away alongside a team of genius engineers ensures there’s never a moment of complete silence — almost like the room itself is alive. Read story

Doug Kreuzer, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership restoration ecologist, joins Alvey Seeyouma, a member of the Hopi tribe also working with the partnership, as they plant wapato in the cold, muddy area along Gibbons Creek at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Monday afternoon. At top, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership principal restoration ecologist Curtis Helm holds wapato. The native plant once was an important part of local diets.

Native tuber wapato reintroduced at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refugevideo icon

Doug Kreuzer, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership restoration ecologist, joins Alvey Seeyouma, a member of the Hopi tribe also working with the partnership, as they plant wapato in the cold, muddy area along Gibbons Creek at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Monday afternoon. At top, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership principal restoration ecologist Curtis Helm holds wapato. The native plant once was an important part of local diets.

November 23, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

When families sit down Thursday for Thanksgiving dinner, they likely won’t find wapato among the dishes covering the table. But for the Chinook Indians, the wetland tuber that tastes much like potatoes was a diet staple that helped see them through the winter months. Read story