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Response to this July 5 house fire outside Camas was delayed by issues with gate access. Fire chiefs in Clark County say there are options to help firefighters and emergency responders get access.

Lack of gate access slowed response to Clark County house fire

When a home is on fire or a loved one is having a medical emergency, every second counts.
Clark County News
Constantin Leahu and son Andrei were lost at sea when the fishing boat they were on capsized on July 13.

Camas father, son missing and presumed dead after boat capsizes near Columbia River Bar

A Camas father and son are missing and presumed dead after their 26-foot fishing boat capsized Saturday near the Columbia River Bar west of Astoria, Ore.
Clark County News
The root of a tree runs under a sidewalk, causing an uneven surface, which creates difficulties for those in wheelchairs.

Clark County Council OKs committee to advise on issues affecting disabled people

The Clark County Council unanimously approved the creation of the Accessible Community Advisory Committee following a public hearing Tuesday.
Clark County Health
Vancouver City Attorney Jonathan Young, left, swears in Jeffrey Mori as the new chief of the Vancouver Police Department on June 30, 2022, at Vancouver City Hall. Mori previously served as an assistant chief at the agency for three years.

Vancouver police Chief Mori announces retirement after two years in the position

Vancouver police Chief Jeff Mori announced Wednesday he intends to retire in the fall, after two years at the helm of the department.
Courts & Crime

Clark County

Defendant Austin Navarro enters the courtroom for opening statements in his murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on July 10. The jury convicted him Wednesday of second-degree domestic violence murder and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Vancouver man guilty of murder in fatal shooting of his former girlfriend

A Clark County Superior Court jury found a Vancouver man guilty of murder Wednesday in the shooting of his former girlfriend after less than a…

Business

FILE - Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are shown on the assembly line during a media tour at the Boeing facility in Renton, Wash., June 25, 2024.

Boeing case puts a spotlight on plea agreements involving corporate defendants

After two jetliner crashes killed 346 people, a $2.5 billion settlement that let Boeing avoid criminal prosecution failed to resolve questions about the safety of…

Northwest

FILE - A photo of Jaahnavi Kandula is displayed with flowers, Jan. 29, 2023 in Seattle. A Seattle police officer has been fired for making callous remarks about the death of a graduate student from India after she was struck by another officer&rsquo;s vehicle in a crosswalk last year.

Seattle police officer fired over ‘vile’ comments after death of Indian woman

A Seattle police officer has been fired for making callous remarks about the death of a graduate student from India after she was struck last…

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Sports

Levi Kitchen of Washougal celebrates after winning the 250 Class at the Spring Creek National in Millville, Minnesota on Saturday, July 13, 2024.

Levi Kitchen returns to Washougal after posting first pro motocross win

Former Washougal resident Levi Kitchen will be riding in the 250 Class at the Washougal National pro motocross event this weekend after posting his first…

Politics

FILE - Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally, Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pa. Two very different conspiracy theories are spreading in the days following former Trump&rsquo;s attempted assassination. For some Trump supporters, the failure of the Secret Service to stop the shooter before he fired at Trump suggests a conspiracy orchestrated by President Joe Biden. For some Trump critics, however, the same video footage is being used to suggest Trump staged the shooting.

‘One screen, two movies’: Conflicting conspiracy theories emerge from the Trump rally shooting

A former president is wounded in a shooting, the gunman quickly neutralized, and all of it is caught on camera. But for those who don’t…

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Clark County medical examiner identifies man killed in alleged hit-and-run near Andresen Road WinCo

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified a 38-year-old man as the person found dead under a tree July 8 along Northeast Andresen Road.

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Health

Cantaloupe pack a nutritional punch with 106 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin A and 95 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin C.

Savor sweet benefits of melons

When it comes to melons, which one is your favorite?

Life

FILE - Actor-comedian Bob Newhart sits with a bronze likeness of Dr. Bob Hartley, the character he played in the 1972-78 sitcom &quot;The Bob Newhart Show,&quot; at the unveiling of the statue in Chicago on July 27, 2004. Newhart, the deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, died in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 18, 2024. He was 94. (AP Photo/M.

Comedian Bob Newhart, deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, dies at 94

Bob Newhart, the deadpan accountant-turned-comedian who became one of the most popular TV stars of his time after striking gold with a classic comedy album,…

Nation / World

Bill Werner, Lead Greenhouse Manager of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis, shows drip irrigation tubes used for plants in a greenhouse at the Core Greenhouse Complex on the campus in Davis, Calif., Monday, May 20, 2024.

Greenhouses are becoming more popular, but there’s little research on how to protect workers

From opposite ends of the world, the uncomfortable conditions Shamim Ahamed and Purvi Tiwari experienced doing separate Ph.D. research inside greenhouses inspired them to study…

The Columbian for Kids &#8211; July 2024

The Columbian for Kids – July 2024

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Opinion

July 19: Incendiary Politics

Editorial cartoons for week of July 15, 2024

In Our View: All contenders for utilities commissioner worthy

Abcarian: Ideology an overt democracy threat

Letter: Nonprofit’s actions questionable

Letter: Project 2025 would roll back rights

How concerned are you about summer wildfires?

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