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Morgan Greco, a 16-year-old Camas High School student, was named Miss America's Outstanding Teen on Aug. 12 in Dallas.

Camas 16-year-old wins Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

Morgan Greco vividly remembers the moment the crown was hers. She stood at the helm of a silent stage, with 50 other young women standing behind her. The nerves she…
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Life
Alex Erickson, 8, of Camas, left, joins Caylee Wilcox, 9, of Vancouver as they take aim at the basketball hoop Aug. 12, 2016, at Camas Municipal Pool.

Camas pool may be back on the table

Nearly three years after Camas voters in the November 2019 general election overwhelmingly shot down a city proposal to build a $78 million aquatics-community center, Camas officials are considering bringing…
Clark County News
Construction workers lend a hand building homes at the Cedars community in Brush Prairie in July.

Clark County housing market looking healthier in July report

For Clark County residents thinking about buying a home, there’s good news: The market is starting to look up.
Clark County Business
Doug Ness, then The Columbian's finance director, operates a backhoe to take one of the first "bites" of the former Jantzen swimwear factory in 2006. The Columbian bought the property, now the location of Grand Central Fred Meyer, with the intention of building an office, but later sold the site.

Doug Ness, retired CFO who guided The Columbian through tough times, dies at 77

Doug Ness, retired chief financial officer of The Columbian and longtime Columbia River Economic Development Council board member, died early Thursday at age 77 after a long illness.
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Sports

Jordan Chiles competes on the floor during the U.S. Gymnastics Championships Friday, Aug.

Vancouver’s Chiles in 3rd after first day of U.S. gymnastics championships

Shilese Jones grabbed the lead at the U.S. gymnastics championships on Friday, riding a dynamic bars routine to post an all-around total of 57.200.

Politics

FILE - A Taiwanese Air Force F16V fighter jet takes part in night drill from the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Experts say a lot can be gleaned from what China has done, and not done, in the large-scale military exercises it held in response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, followed by Taiwan's own drills and Beijing announcing more maneuvers planned.

China’s response to Pelosi visit a sign of future intentions

China’s response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was anything but subtle — dispatching warships and military aircraft to all sides of…

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One person was killed in a crash in Hazel Dell on Tuesday.

Driver killed after crashing into pole, house in Hazel Dell

The driver of a vehicle was killed Tuesday in Hazel Dell after crashing into a power pole, striking a house and being ejected from the…

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