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2020 Olympic Games silver medal winning gymnast Jordan Chiles greets fans in Uptown Village before the parade in her honor on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 22, 2021.

U.S. Olympic gymnast Jordan Chiles honored with parade, key to city

2020 Olympic Games silver medal winning gymnast Jordan Chiles greets fans in Uptown Village before the parade in her honor on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 22, 2021.

August 22, 2021, 3:33pm Clark County News

It was never going to rain on Jordan Chiles’ parade. Drizzle earlier on Sunday gave way to showers of adulation for the U.S. Olympic gymnast, who grew up in Vancouver. Read story

Pink Lemonade Project wins OHSU grant

August 21, 2021, 5:50am Community

ESTHER SHORT — The Pink Lemonade Project received a grant from the Oregon Health and Science University Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program. Read story

Fruit Valley Terrace is a tiny homes community organized by the local housing nonprofit Community Roots Collaborative to help alleviate homelessness.

Tiny homes nonprofit overcomes big hurdles as Vancouver project nears completion

Fruit Valley Terrace is a tiny homes community organized by the local housing nonprofit Community Roots Collaborative to help alleviate homelessness.

August 18, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

Community Roots Collaborative had to overcome large obstacles as it worked to build a tiny homes community in Fruit Valley to alleviate homelessness, but the project is nearly complete. Read story

Defendant David Bogdanov listens to the prosecution's opening statement, with a photo of 17-year-old Nikki Kuhnhausen on a projection screen behind him, at his murder trial Tuesday morning in Clark County Superior Court. Bogdanov is accused of strangling the transgender teen.

Prosecutor: Bogdanov strangled transgender teen, fled the country

Defendant David Bogdanov listens to the prosecution's opening statement, with a photo of 17-year-old Nikki Kuhnhausen on a projection screen behind him, at his murder trial Tuesday morning in Clark County Superior Court. Bogdanov is accused of strangling the transgender teen.

August 17, 2021, 1:02pm Clark County News

A prosecutor told a Clark County Superior Court jury Tuesday that David Bogdanov strangled 17-year-old Nikki Kuhnhausen with a phone cord after learning the teenager was transgender, dumped her body on Larch Mountain and then fled the country later that night. Read story

A homeless encampment in northeast Vancouver. City staff and a group including city residents and those with lived experiences of homelessness are s reviewing proposals from organizations looking to operate the city's proposed new supported campsites.

Vancouver reviews operators for supported campsites

A homeless encampment in northeast Vancouver. City staff and a group including city residents and those with lived experiences of homelessness are s reviewing proposals from organizations looking to operate the city's proposed new supported campsites.

August 14, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

A committee of Vancouver residents and city staff is reviewing proposals from organizations looking to operate the city’s new supported campsites, marking a concrete step forward in Vancouver’s changing approach to alleviating homelessness. Read story

Vancouver's Jordan Chiles, a silver medalist with the United State gymnastics team at the Tokyo Olympics, will be given a parade in her honor and a key to the city on Aug. 22.

Vancouver to honor Olympic medalist Chiles with parade, key to city

Vancouver's Jordan Chiles, a silver medalist with the United State gymnastics team at the Tokyo Olympics, will be given a parade in her honor and a key to the city on Aug. 22.

August 12, 2021, 4:20pm Clark County News

Gymnast Jordan Chiles will get a chance to celebrate her Olympic silver medal with the city she grew up in. Read story

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One killed, three children hurt in Interstate 5 crash north of Vancouver

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August 12, 2021, 7:07am Clark County News

One person was killed and three others injured early Thursday when a car crashed into a Washington State Department of Transportation attentuator truck on Interstate 5 north of Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Vancouver is seeking contractors for a $28 million upgrade to Water Station 5. City leaders are planning for crews to break ground by the end of the year. Vancouver's Fire Station 3 is next to the water facility.

Cost to renovate Vancouver water station estimated at $28 million

Vancouver is seeking contractors for a $28 million upgrade to Water Station 5. City leaders are planning for crews to break ground by the end of the year. Vancouver's Fire Station 3 is next to the water facility.

August 12, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

A plan to renovate a vital water station in central Vancouver will cost an estimated $28 million, according to Public Works Director Jennifer Belknap Williamson. Read story

Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain speaks with an audience member during a forum on the department’s use-of-force policies in September 2019 evening at Clark College’s Foster Hall.

Vancouver police struggling to hire and retain enough officers, chief says

Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain speaks with an audience member during a forum on the department’s use-of-force policies in September 2019 evening at Clark College’s Foster Hall.

August 9, 2021, 9:56pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is struggling to hire and retain enough officers due in part to the current political climate, according to VPD Chief James McElvain. Read story

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City of Vancouver working on plan to reduce carbon emissions before 2050

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August 8, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

At Vancouver City Hall, work is underway to develop a new plan to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change. On that front, the city is not alone — across the Pacific Northwest, comparable municipalities like Spokane, Tacoma and Bend, Ore., have passed or are working on their own version… Read story