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Drivers traveling east on state Highway 14 take in a scenic view as a snowcapped Mount Hood is seen in the distance under sunny skies Thursday. Forecasters expect sunny skies and summer-like temperatures for several days, with temperatures peaking near  100 degrees on Monday.

Summer to start strong in Clark County

Drivers traveling east on state Highway 14 take in a scenic view as a snowcapped Mount Hood is seen in the distance under sunny skies Thursday. Forecasters expect sunny skies and summer-like temperatures for several days, with temperatures peaking near  100 degrees on Monday.

June 17, 2021, 5:13pm Clark County News

Clark County is bracing for record-breaking temperatures that the National Weather Service says will peak at 98 degrees on Monday. Read story

The current boundaries of Washington's 3rd Congressional District

Southwest Washington voters tell redistricting panel they want competition in elections

The current boundaries of Washington's 3rd Congressional District

June 16, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Southwest Washington voters who took their first chance to weigh in on the state’s redistricting process Monday evening found that many residents, regardless of political affiliation, want the same thing: competition. Read story

Whether you like your strawberries and whipped cream on warm shortbread or a buttery biscuit, either way, it's a scrumptious mouthful of summer.

Super strawberry shortcake

Whether you like your strawberries and whipped cream on warm shortbread or a buttery biscuit, either way, it's a scrumptious mouthful of summer.

June 16, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

You may think that this article is about strawberry shortcake, and it is, but it’s also about the way time seems to speed up as you get older. Case in point: My daughter graduated from high school Saturday. She had the sheer, unmitigated gall to have been a baby only… Read story

Houses under construction in Camas.

Clark County housing market stays hot in May

Houses under construction in Camas.

June 15, 2021, 6:05am Business

Clark County’s housing market saw another month of intense activity in May, according to the latest report from the Regional Multiple Listing Service, with high sales outpacing new listings and keeping the market constrained at a near-record low supply. Read story

Clark County Sheriff’s Office seeking input on accreditation

June 15, 2021, 6:00am Courts & Crime

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is looking for feedback on Friday as it works to renew its national accreditation. Read story

Vladimir Rakach, senior construction manager for Hurley Development, works in his office at Hurley Tower in downtown Vancouver.

Office space in Vancouver on the rebound

Vladimir Rakach, senior construction manager for Hurley Development, works in his office at Hurley Tower in downtown Vancouver.

June 13, 2021, 6:05am Business

The coronavirus pandemic triggered an immediate and seismic shift in the professional office landscape, sending entire offices home for 15 months of remote work and forcing companies to grapple with unexplored questions about how much of their work actually requires a professional office setting. Read story

This example of an early 19th century Japanese junk looks much like the one a Japanese typhoon severely damaged in 1832 and blew away from the island and into the Pacific Ocean. There it drifted for months following Pacific currents as its crew slowly died from starvation or scurvy. Only three young sailors made it to the Washington coast. They were quickly enslaved by the first Indigenous tribe they met but later freed by the Hudson's Bay Company with the efforts of chief factor, John McLoughlin.

Clark County History: Japanese Castaways

This example of an early 19th century Japanese junk looks much like the one a Japanese typhoon severely damaged in 1832 and blew away from the island and into the Pacific Ocean. There it drifted for months following Pacific currents as its crew slowly died from starvation or scurvy. Only three young sailors made it to the Washington coast. They were quickly enslaved by the first Indigenous tribe they met but later freed by the Hudson's Bay Company with the efforts of chief factor, John McLoughlin.

June 13, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

Evidence shows Asian ships touched the West Coast, either by plan or fate, before Columbus. In October 1832, the Hojun-maru left Nagoya Japan loaded with porcelain, rice and a full crew. Read story

CLARK COUNTY: Marty Erickson and Linda Bannon from Southwest Washington School Retirees' Association presented Nada Wheelock from the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools a check for $1,000.

Clark County school district foundations receive funding from retiree association

CLARK COUNTY: Marty Erickson and Linda Bannon from Southwest Washington School Retirees' Association presented Nada Wheelock from the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools a check for $1,000.

June 12, 2021, 5:04am Community

CLARK COUNTY — Three area school districts recently received funding from the Southwest Washington School Retirees’ Association. Marty Erickson and Linda Bannon of the Southwest Washington School Retirees’ Association presented Nada Wheelock of the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools, Jeff Angelo of the Evergreen School District Foundation, and Kristina Bauska… Read story

WOODLAND: A frog jumps for glory during the annual Frog Jump competition during the 2013 Planters Days celebration in Woodland.

Pandemic keeps Planters Days virtual again

WOODLAND: A frog jumps for glory during the annual Frog Jump competition during the 2013 Planters Days celebration in Woodland.

June 10, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

WOODLAND — Judges may not be able to measure how far a frog jumps online, but they still can award the cutest. Read story