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Oktoberfest celebration in downtown Vancouver has family story to tell

September 19, 2020, 6:31pm Clark County News

The owners had only purchased the place recently, but an Oktoberfest celebration Saturday at a downtown Vancouver brewery was a family story more than a century in the making. Read story

Solutions sought as Clark County Jail population climbs

September 18, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Criminal justice officials met Wednesday to discuss the increasing inmate population at the Clark County Jail. The jail chief noted that more than 90 percent of those in custody are… Read story

Crafter wins Vancouver Downtown Association’s Launchpad competition

September 19, 2020, 6:03am Business

ESTHER SHORT — Business owner Marianne Wilson Stein recently won the Vancouver Downtown Association’s Launchpad competition. Read story

You Can Help

September 19, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver seeks volunteers for all positions and shifts at the food pantry. Read story

FISH Westside Food Pantry extends evening drive-thru distribution

September 18, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver is extending its Wednesday evening drive-thru food distribution another week due to the impact of surrounding wildfires. Read story

In 1917, Vancouver's population was 12,000. But on the Valentine's Day grand opening of the Interstate Bridge, it quadrupled with people from Vancouver and Portland celebrating the new span over the Columbia River. In his autobiography, Emil Fries, founder of the Piano Hospital, recounts that while he was attending the Washington State School for the Blind, a teacher walked him and others downtown to join in the festivities.

Clark County History: Opening of Interstate Bridge celebrated

In 1917, Vancouver's population was 12,000. But on the Valentine's Day grand opening of the Interstate Bridge, it quadrupled with people from Vancouver and Portland celebrating the new span over the Columbia River. In his autobiography, Emil Fries, founder of the Piano Hospital, recounts that while he was attending the Washington State School for the Blind, a teacher walked him and others downtown to join in the festivities.

September 13, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

For years, Pacific Railway, Light & Power Co. ferries shuttled people between Vancouver and Portland for the same purposes we cross today — business, entertainment, shopping or dining at a good restaurant. Read story

Hlee Huer, left, and Ker Chang with Cheng Blooms make bouquets at the Vancouver Farmer's Market in downtown Vancouver, June 20, 2020. Flower booths were integrated back into the farmers market last week and Chang said she is very happy to be back.

Vancouver Farmers Market canceled on Saturday

Hlee Huer, left, and Ker Chang with Cheng Blooms make bouquets at the Vancouver Farmer's Market in downtown Vancouver, June 20, 2020. Flower booths were integrated back into the farmers market last week and Chang said she is very happy to be back.

September 11, 2020, 12:47pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Farmers Market announced Friday that it would cancel Saturday's market due to poor air quality caused by Northwest wildfires. Read story

The former Evergreen International Plaza building has been renamed The Quinn, following an extensive renovation project from Cascadia Development Partners. The building's new vertical marquee-style sign is a nod to the building's history as a J.C. Penney store.

Downtown Vancouver’s Quinn rebuilt on ‘original bones’

The former Evergreen International Plaza building has been renamed The Quinn, following an extensive renovation project from Cascadia Development Partners. The building's new vertical marquee-style sign is a nod to the building's history as a J.C. Penney store.

September 9, 2020, 6:03am Business

After spending several months hidden behind drop cloths and scaffolding, the former Evergreen International Plaza building in downtown Vancouver has re-emerged with an overhauled look and new name: The Quinn. Read story

Thousands of people gathered Friday evening at Vancouver Waterfront Park for Let Us Worship, a national tour petitioning against bans on large gatherings at houses of worship.

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Thousands of people gathered Friday evening at Vancouver Waterfront Park for Let Us Worship, a national tour petitioning against bans on large gatherings at houses of worship.

September 9, 2020, 6:01am Churches & Religion

Thousands of people worshipped at Vancouver Waterfront Park on Friday evening as part of a national tour protesting what it termed an "unprecedented attack" on freedom to worship. Read story

Michelle Dawson of Battle Ground, left, and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson speak Saturday in Vancouver's Esther Short Park during the memorial to remember Aaron "Jay" Danielson who was fatally shot after a pro-Trump rally in Portland last month.

Patriot Prayer group mourns man shot at Portland rally

Michelle Dawson of Battle Ground, left, and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson speak Saturday in Vancouver's Esther Short Park during the memorial to remember Aaron "Jay" Danielson who was fatally shot after a pro-Trump rally in Portland last month.

September 5, 2020, 7:10pm Clark County News

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday in Esther Short Park for a remembrance and celebration of life for Aaron “Jay” Danielson, the man fatally shot one week earlier in downtown Portland after a rally in support of President Donald Trump. Read story