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Purple is a main theme in the Vancouver home of Rev. Marva Edwards: activist, mentor and cancer survivor.

Mentor to generations: Rev. Marva Edwards, cancer survivor and activist, counseled Black youth in Clark County

Purple is a main theme in the Vancouver home of Rev. Marva Edwards: activist, mentor and cancer survivor.

February 24, 2024, 6:03am Clark County Life

Back when she was teaching Sunday school and Black history, Rev. Marva Edwards knew that the real life lessons she was imparting to kids came through her personal example as well as the words she spoke. That’s why, when she gets to reminiscing today, her memories tend to turn to… Read story

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

Weather Eye: Winter will return for remainder of February

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

February 24, 2024, 6:00am Clark County News

Friday certainly fits the category of a “false spring,” with full sunshine and temperatures hovering around the 60-degree threshold. It was indeed chilly early Friday, however, with most areas dipping to the freezing mark and into the 20s in the rural areas. Vancouver’s official low was 33 degrees. Remember that… Read story

A group poses at the Vancouver Municipal Airport, perhaps sometime around its 1930 dedication. From left to right, the sitting front and standing back rows show Bert Justin, Charles Mears, Freddie Sauers, Art Whitaker, Sid Monastes, an unknown man and Fred Rafferty; and in the rear row: Henry Rasmussen, Ed Klysner, Les Boyd, Edith Foltz, Major Gilbert Eckerson, &igrave;Dad&icirc; Bacon and Lt. Carlton Bond.

Images From the Attic: Clark County history

A group poses at the Vancouver Municipal Airport, perhaps sometime around its 1930 dedication. From left to right, the sitting front and standing back rows show Bert Justin, Charles Mears, Freddie Sauers, Art Whitaker, Sid Monastes, an unknown man and Fred Rafferty; and in the rear row: Henry Rasmussen, Ed Klysner, Les Boyd, Edith Foltz, Major Gilbert Eckerson, &igrave;Dad&icirc; Bacon and Lt. Carlton Bond.

February 24, 2024, 5:43am Clark County Life

Forced labor helped build Vancouver’s Municipal Airport during 1929. Several men guilty of vagrancy or drunkenness found themselves working at the nascent field constructing its first hangars while others cleared ground for more. While on the job three prisoners took “French leave,” as The Columbian chided. One was found dining… Read story

Cars travel along the Interstate 5 Bridge in October 2022, as seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers. Tolling on the current I-5 Bridge, to help pay for its replacement, is expected to start in 2026.

Bi-state panel meets for first time to discuss establishing tolls on Interstate 5 Bridge

Cars travel along the Interstate 5 Bridge in October 2022, as seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers. Tolling on the current I-5 Bridge, to help pay for its replacement, is expected to start in 2026.

February 23, 2024, 7:14pm Clark County News

A key step toward establishing tolls on the Interstate 5 Bridge to pay for its replacement occurred Friday: the first meeting of a bi-state tolling subcommittee. Read story

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Vancouver man gets 5 years in 2022 death of pedestrian

The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

February 23, 2024, 5:08pm Clark County News

A judge sentenced a 20-year-old Vancouver man Friday to five years in prison in connection with an October 2022 crash in which he fatally struck a pedestrian crossing the street. Read story

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Missing Ridgefield man’s body found in water near Ridgefield Marina

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February 23, 2024, 4:33pm Clark County News

Officials found a missing 52-year-old Ridgefield man’s body last week after days of searching in the water near the Ridgefield Marina. Read story

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One person dies in Amboy crash

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February 23, 2024, 4:25pm Clark County News

One person died Thursday after several vehicles were involved in a crash in Amboy. Read story

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

Investigators recover firearms near man killed by Clark County deputies in Brush Prairie shooting

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

February 23, 2024, 12:26pm Clark County News

Investigators located firearms near the man who Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot while responding to a house in Brush Prairie, according to a Friday update. Read story

People in Smith Tower look out from a balcony, bottom left, as smoke billows out from a nearby window during a two-alarm fire downtown Friday morning, Feb. 23, 2024.

Vancouver Fire Department extinguishes fire at Smith Tower in downtown Vancouver; no injuries reported

People in Smith Tower look out from a balcony, bottom left, as smoke billows out from a nearby window during a two-alarm fire downtown Friday morning, Feb. 23, 2024.

February 23, 2024, 12:20pm Clark County News

Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire Friday morning at Smith Tower. No one reported injuries. Read story

Washington State coach Jake Dickert, center, is joined by athletic director Pat Chun, left, and WSU President Kirk Schultz after WSU defeated Washington 40-13 in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington State University faculty members publish open letter calling on WSU President Kirk Schulz, other administrators to step down

Washington State coach Jake Dickert, center, is joined by athletic director Pat Chun, left, and WSU President Kirk Schultz after WSU defeated Washington 40-13 in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

February 23, 2024, 10:27am Editor's Choice

A group of longtime professors is calling on Washington State University President Kirk Schulz and other university administrators to step down. Read story