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A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen here in the gear room of Fire Station 2 (The Columbian files)

Vancouver Fire Department levy set for February

A measure to increase the Vancouver Fire Department’s emergency resources and improve community safety will be on the Feb. 8 special election ballot.
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The sign at Pacific Middle School in east Vancouver on March 17, 2020.

Evergreen: Threat against east Vancouver middle school not credible

A shooting threat made on social media against Pacific Middle School in east Vancouver was found not to be credible Tuesday, according to district officials in Evergreen Public Schools.
Schools
A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver council extends fossil fuels moratorium

The Vancouver City Council unanimously voted Monday to extend its fossil fuel moratorium for an additional six months to improve public and environmental health.
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No one injured in Washougal house fire

Two Washougal residents were displaced Monday night after they awoke to their chimney on fire, according to East County Fire and Rescue.
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The Clark County Courthouse.

Camas man gets 4½ years for child porn

A Camas man who had previously worked as a paraeducator was sentenced to nearly 4½ years in prison Monday for possession of child pornography.

Business

New homes under construction in the Parkers Abby development in Vancouver in January. Clark County's housing market is experiencing record high demand, with bidding wars on virtually every listed property.

Report: Housing outpaces incomes in Vancouver

More than a quarter of Vancouver mortgage holders are spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing, according to a new report from…

Northwest

Pearl Harbor survivor Herb Elfring speaks at a news conference in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. A few dozen survivors of Pearl Harbor are expected to gather Tuesday, Dec. 7 at the site of the Japanese bombing 80 years ago to remember those killed in the attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.

Pearl Harbor survivors gather on 80th anniversary of attack

A few dozen survivors of Pearl Harbor and other veterans gathered Tuesday at the site of the bombing 80 years ago to remember those killed…

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Union High's Annette Chang, who has been selected as The Columbian's All-Region girls swimmer of the year, is pictured at Cascade Athletic Club on Monday evening, Nov. 29, 2021.

All-Region Girls Swimming: Annette Chang, Union

In the midst of her individual accomplishments, Annette Chang is all about her Union team.

Politics

FILE - White House chief of staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters outside the White House, Oct. 26, 2020, in Washington. In an abrupt reversal, an attorney for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows says Meadows will not cooperate with a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, citing a breakdown in negotiations with the panel.

Attorney says Meadows won’t cooperate with Jan. 6 panel

In an abrupt reversal, an attorney for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said his client will not cooperate with a House committee…

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New LSU football coach Brian Kelly gestures to fans after his arrival at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Baton Rouge, La. Kelly, formerly of Notre Dame, is said to have agreed to a 10-year contract with LSU worth $95 million plus incentives.

Burnt ends and blowing smoke: Brian Kelly at Vancouver home of Notre Dame recruit Merriweather when news of LSU departure broke

Notre Dame football recruit Tobias Merriweather and his family had a front-row seat Monday to the college football craziness surrounding Brian Kelly.

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