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Former sheriff candidate will helm new Clark County Jail Services department

Former Clark County sheriff candidate David Shook has been named to head the county’s new Jail Services department. County Manager Kathleen Otto announced the decision in a press release Monday.
Clark County News
Stephen S. Sharp, 29, who's accused of urinating in milkshake mix at a Vancouver Arby's, pleads guilty Aug. 16 in Clark County Superior Court to one count of second-degree attempted assault, as well as three counts of first-degree possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He was sentenced Monday to 67 months in prison.

Vancouver man sentenced for urinating in Arby’s milkshake mix, possessing child pornography

A Vancouver man was sentenced Monday to more than 5½ years in prison, in part, for urinating into milkshake mix while working as a manager at the Mill Plain Arby’s…
Courts & Crime
Angie Miller, manager of Elements, prepares to sweep out the restaurant's parklet.

Clark County job gains carry on

Clark County’s unemployment rate is more than a point below where it was last August, according to an update from the Washington Employment Security Department.
Business
Jan, left, and Dean Johnson each have a separate space at their Ariel home to pursue their individual hobbies. The couple, in their 80s, also enjoy going to car shows with the 1957 Chevy Bel Air behind them in Dean's garage.

Retired Clark County couple stay active, engaged with hobbies

Dean and Jan Johnson prioritize their hobbies. So much so that they each have dedicated space at their Ariel home for their pursuits. Dean, 83, has what he calls his…
Clark County Life

Clark County

Man wounded, robbed during machete attack at Hazel Dell homeless encampment

A man was suffered multiple wounds Monday when he was attacked with a machete and robbed of his bicycle at a homeless camp in Hazel…

Business

Crew members Stephen Landry, left, and Roman Rico work behind the front counter during the lunch rush at the Hazel Dell Skippers.

Clark County restaurants struggling to serve up service

Walking up to Grady’s Public House in east Vancouver, patrons are immediately greeted by a handwritten sign on the door. Because of staffing issues, the…

Northwest

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs, right, a Democrat, and Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson, left, running as a nonpartisan, take part in a debate, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Olympia, Wash., with Melissa Santos, center, of Axios Local, moderating. Hobbs and Anderson are seeking to fill the remaining two years of the term of Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who left to take a key election security job in the Biden administration. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (Photos by ted s.

Candidates for Washington secretary of state disagree on experience, election management, cybersecurity

For the first time in years, the race for secretary of state in Washington does not include a Republican — at least not officially.

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