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Clark County sheriff's deputies respond to the scene of a reported shooting in a home in the 15000 block of Northwest Fourth Place in North Salmon Creek on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 7, 2022.

6-month-old wounded in Salmon Creek shooting dies

The 6-month-old baby wounded in a domestic violence shooting Wednesday at a house in North Salmon Creek died Friday morning at a hospital.
Courts & Crime
Rachel Grant, right, a family navigator, visits with cafe member David Walker at Recovery Caf? of Clark County.

Family Navigator program charts Clark County woman’s path to recovery

Clark County woman seeks help, gets sober, regains custody of children
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Kathleen Otto, shown here in 2018, has been hired as county manager for Clark County.

Clark County Manager Otto’s pay to climb 20% over 3 years

County Manager Kathleen Otto will see per pay go up by more than 20 percent over the next three years under a new contract approved Tuesday by the Clark County…
Clark County News
A man and a woman were wounded Thursday afternoon in a shooting at a home in the 30000 block of Southeast Sunset View Road just outside Washougal city limits.

Deputies investigate shooting at home in Washougal area as ‘murder-suicide attempt’

A woman died at an area hospital, and her husband remains in critical condition after a Thursday afternoon shooting at a home in the 30000 block of Southeast Sunset View…
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Washougal physician assistant Scott Miller speaks against COVID-19 safety precautions such as mask mandates and distance-learning during a Camas School Board meeting on May 10, 2021.

Washougal physician assistant’s license suspended

The Washington Medical Commission issued an indefinite suspension to Scott C. Miller’s license to practice as a physician assistant on Oct. 6, following a five-day…


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Cardai Hill Rock Quarry seeks zoning overlay for 76 acres

Cardai Hill Rock Quarry is back before the Clark County Planning Commission with a request to add a surface mining overlay to roughly 76 acres…


FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, then-Pierce County Sheriff's Dept. spokesman Det. Ed Troyer answers questions during a news conference in Tacoma, Wash. The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against Troyer, now the Pierce County sheriff, stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier in January. Troyer has denied wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Sheriff Ed Troyer testifies at trial he’s been unjustly labeled a racist and liar

Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer took the stand Thursday afternoon in his criminal trial, vehemently denying he lied about a Black newspaper carrier threatening him…

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Columbia River junior Lauren Dreves has become one of the state’s best outside hitters, which helped the Rapids to a second straight state title. Dreves is The Columbian's All-Region volleyball player of the year.

All-Region Volleyball: Lauren Dreves, Columbia River

When the Columbia River volleyball team walked into its gym at the start of this season, a new state championship banner hung on the wall.


FILE - Voters wait to cast their ballots at Memorial Presbyterian Church, a busy polling place in central Phoenix, Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans are re-evaluating their antipathy to mail voting. After former President Donald Trump condemned that method of casting ballots in 2020, conservatives shied away from it. That's given Democrats a multiweek jump on voting during elections.

After midterms, GOP reconsidering antipathy to mail ballots

In Georgia’s Senate runoff, Republicans once more met the realities of giving Democrats a head start they could not overcome.

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Fentanyl pills and methamphetamine Clark County sheriff's deputies said they found with 33-year-old James Mcauley after arresting him Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood.

Police pursuit leads to fentanyl, meth bust in central Vancouver

A 33-year-old man was arrested Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood, accused of crashing a stolen car during a police pursuit and possessing several…

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