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March, gathering in downtown Vancouver celebrates Black LGBTQ lives

June 27, 2020, 7:01pm Clark County News

People gathered Saturday afternoon in Esther Short Park to celebrate Black queer and transgender lives. About a hundred people marched around downtown and through the Vancouver Farmers Market. Read story

La Center Class of 2020 takes to the streets for graduation paradevideo icon

June 13, 2020, 4:37pm Clark County News

The streets of La Center were awash in the high school colors of blue and white Saturday as seniors marked the end of an era with a graduation parade. Read story

Educators rally in Vancouver in support of Black Lives Mattervideo icon

June 12, 2020, 6:48pm Clark County News

Neither rain nor pandemic could stop educators from gathering in east Vancouver on Friday to protest what they describe as a foundation of racism that undercuts some of the community’s most vulnerable people — its children. Read story

About 1,500 cars line Vancouver streets for ‘Car Rally for Black Lives’video icon

June 6, 2020, 6:25pm Clark County News

Theresa Johnson sat in the driver’s seat of her small, black sedan in a line of about 1,500 cars in Vancouver during “Car Rally for Black Lives,” hosted by NAACP Vancouver and YWCA Clark County on Saturday. The event supported the Black Lives Matter movement and stood against police brutality. Read story

Flyover thanks health care workers, others in Clark County, region

May 22, 2020, 6:21pm Clark County News

Hospital staff at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center went outside Friday morning to look up at fast-moving members of the Oregon Air National Guard as they flew two F-15 Eagles over the area. Read story

Access to food evolving in Clark County during coronavirus crisisvideo icon

May 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

With finances strained for many families across Clark County, nonprofit groups are trying to get free emergency food to people who need it with mixed results. Some food pantries have experienced long lines during the COVID-19 pandemic and increased questions about access to food while others have seen fewer clients. Read story

Corps mission: trying to fix a broken lockvideo icon

September 18, 2019, 9:13pm Business

BONNEVILLE DAM — It’s been two weeks since an emergency repair project forced an unplanned closure and drainage of the Bonneville Navigation Lock, and contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working around the clock to meet a goal of reopening the passage by Sept. 30. Read story

Cowlitz canoe journey honors tribal ancestors, forges bondsvideo icon

July 12, 2019, 8:44pm Clark County News

Centuries ago, long before the first Europeans came to the Northwest, the Cowlitz and other indigenous tribes used the rivers as their transportation routes. Read story

Camas-Washougal Fire Department forms in-house training program

April 10, 2019, 9:21pm Clark County News

CAMAS — When he found out earlier this year that the state Fire Training Academy would not be available to the department’s five recruits, Camas-Washougal Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Villines scrambled. Read story

Future chefs spice up student competition in Battle Ground

March 22, 2019, 9:16pm Clark County News

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground 10-year-old Colton Diamond draws his culinary inspiration from two sources: his father and Taco Bell. Read story