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Don Benton waits for opening statements in his lawsuit trial against the county Monday at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds.

Benton testifies rumors of staff reorganization didn’t worry him

Don Benton, the former director of the county’s now-defunct Department of Environmental Services, had heard rumblings of a department reorganization or dissolution as early as 2014, he testified Friday.
Courts & Crime
Two volunteers walk through the Clark County Fair before the doors open in 2018.

2021 Clark County Fair canceled due to pandemic

The Clark County Fair Board announced Friday that the 2021 fair has been canceled. 
Clark County Life
A photo from nLIGHT shows the company's new facility in Camas.

nLIGHT Q1 revenue climbs 42% year over year

Vancouver-based industrial laser manufacturer nLIGHT released its first-quarter financial results Thursday, detailing a strong quarter with annual growth across all of its major sales markets.
Business
(istock.com)

Two new Clark County COVID-19 deaths reported

Clark County Public Health reported two new COVID-19 deaths and 97 new COVID-19 cases Friday morning, as case counts remain high.
Clark County Health

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Sports

Columbia River’s Jordan Wiggins claps toward his team’s dugout after a double in a 2A Southwest District Tournament third-place game on Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Columbia River won 3-2 over Washougal in eight innings.

Columbia River baseball beats Washougal to place third at 2A district

A topsy-turvy ride ended Friday at the 2A district baseball tournament as Columbia River beat Washougal 3-2 to claim third place after dropping a heartbreaker…

Politics

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2010 file photo, steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. Republicans are increasingly using food - especially beef - as a cudgel in the culture war. In statements, tweets and fundraising emails, prominent GOP governors and senators have accused climate-minded Democrats of trying to push Americans to eat less red meat. (AP Photo/J.

Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight

Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden…

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Driver in Vancouver fatal hit-and-run gets 50 months in prison

The brother of a man killed in a hit-and-run in September told the driver, as she awaited sentencing Wednesday, that she’s been given “the opportunity…

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