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85 homes proposed near Lewis River in Woodland

June 12, 2024, 7:31pm Clark County News

A new 85-lot subdivision of single-family residences is being planned for construction along the Lewis River in Woodland. Read story

FILE - In this July 1990 photo, Oregon Gov. Neil Goldschmidt pauses during a road trip through the Columbia Gorge in Oregon. Goldschmidt, a former Oregon governor whose confession that he had sex with a 14-year-old girl in the 1970s blackened what had been a nearly sterling reputation, has died. He was 83.

Neil Goldschmidt, former Oregon governor who confessed to sex with a minor in the 1970s, has died

FILE - In this July 1990 photo, Oregon Gov. Neil Goldschmidt pauses during a road trip through the Columbia Gorge in Oregon. Goldschmidt, a former Oregon governor whose confession that he had sex with a 14-year-old girl in the 1970s blackened what had been a nearly sterling reputation, has died. He was 83.

June 12, 2024, 7:13pm Latest News

Neil Goldschmidt was credited with starting Portland on its path to becoming a magnet for the young, hip and liberal before becoming a U.S. cabinet secretary and Oregon’s governor. Read story

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Vancouver man gets 11 years in prison for 2023 assault against former wife, her new boyfriend

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June 12, 2024, 5:28pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for strangling his former wife and beating her new boyfriend in April 2023. Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

County Ethics Review Commission dismisses complaints against Auditor Greg Kimsey, prosecutor’s office

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

June 12, 2024, 5:22pm Clark County News

Clark County’s Ethics Review Commission is at long last making progress on complaints waiting for review. The commission tackled four of the pending complaints — two during a June 7 meeting and two more during a June 11 meeting. All four complaints were unanimously dismissed. Read story

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Ridgefield man pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking charges

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June 12, 2024, 5:04pm Clark County News

A Ridgefield man connected to a white supremacist prison gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug and gun crimes in federal court. He admitted in his plea agreement to creating a distribution network of fentanyl pills to Alaska. Read story

A video shared on social media shows a dump truck as it crashes its raised bed into a signal mast arm on First Street in east Vancouver.

Dump truck takes out traffic signal in east Vancouver near Costcovideo icon

A video shared on social media shows a dump truck as it crashes its raised bed into a signal mast arm on First Street in east Vancouver.

June 12, 2024, 3:21pm Clark County News

A dump truck’s partially raised bed caught a traffic signal at 192nd Avenue and Southeast First Street in east Vancouver on Monday evening, causing about $100,000 in damage. Read story

Firefighters undertake a prescribed burn at the Upper Applegate Watershed near Medford on Thursday, April 27, 2023. Such burns can help reduce the risk of large wildfires.

Northwest leaders try again for more federal money for prescribed burns to prevent wildfire

Firefighters undertake a prescribed burn at the Upper Applegate Watershed near Medford on Thursday, April 27, 2023. Such burns can help reduce the risk of large wildfires.

June 12, 2024, 2:21pm Latest News

Oregon and Washington leaders are using the start of the region’s wildfire season to once again ask Congress for more money for prescribed burns.  Read story

Washington launches mental health, school safety helpline for teens

June 12, 2024, 7:44am Health

 Growing up closeted in Eastern Washington, Conner Mertens often found himself struggling. Read story

Clark County Green Neighbors community outreach coordinator Bethanie Collette looks over a garden at 78th Street Heritage Farm in Hazel Dell. The garden is just one of dozens visitors will learn about during Clark County Green Neighbors&rsquo; upcoming garden tour.

Clark County tour touts benefits of natural gardens, sustainable techniques

Clark County Green Neighbors community outreach coordinator Bethanie Collette looks over a garden at 78th Street Heritage Farm in Hazel Dell. The garden is just one of dozens visitors will learn about during Clark County Green Neighbors&rsquo; upcoming garden tour.

June 12, 2024, 6:04am Clark County News

If you’ve been wanting to learn more about sustainable gardening practices, Clark County Green Neighbors has just the ticket. This year’s garden tour, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 23, is all about natural or sustainable gardening. The tour will feature nine gardens, some public and some private. Read story

Republicans John Lee and Philip Johnson and Democrat John Zingale are running for the 18th District House, Position 1, in the August primary.

John Ley’s candidacy and felony election fraud charges complicate 3-way race for 18th Legislative District

Republicans John Lee and Philip Johnson and Democrat John Zingale are running for the 18th District House, Position 1, in the August primary.

June 12, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

Campaign season for the 2024 election is underway, and the 18th Legislative District is starting to look particularly competitive. Read story