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Jayne: Crime follows social fractures

Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins shared similar horror stories. There has been a 33 percent increase in lower-level crime in recent years in...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 14:06:01

Trash into treasure: Exhibit in Vancouver showcases Bill Leigh's airy ...

When you walk into the new “Trash to Treasure Artist in Residence” display at Art at the Cave, you're struck by the exhibit's spartan feel.

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 14:06:01

Weather Eye: Area's atypical winter continues

Saturday was one of those dreaded midwinter-weather days: thick fog and stagnant air. The National Weather Service continues an air...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 14:06:01

High school scoreboard, results from Jan. 15

SETON CATHOLIC — Tyler Tran 0, Dax Clifton 14, Brady Angelo 13, Jacob George 16, Rico George 11, Westy Westrick 5,, Jack Jenniges 8. Totals 29 (...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 12:06:02

Prairie girls dominate on way to Clark County wrestling title

Prairie's Yana Paskar hugs coach Rob Smith after securing the Falcons a team title with a 2022 Clark County Wrestling Championships Photo...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 12:06:02

Prep highlights: Ridgefield beats Fort for fifth straight 2A GSHL win

The Ridgefield boys basketball team won its fifth straight 2A Greater St. Helens League game by dispatching Fort Vancouver 71-31 at home...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 07:06:02

Vancouver man gets two years in friend's overdose

David A. Urbach, 24, pleaded guilty Dec. 10 to second-degree manslaughter in Clark County Superior Court. He was originally charged with...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 01:06:02

Friends of Trees helps Vancouver toward goal of planting 1500 new ...

Central Vancouver grew a little greener on Saturday, as volunteers with Friends of Trees spent the morning planting more than 75 trees in...

The Columbian | 2022-01-16 01:06:01

Clark County restaurants, nonprofits enjoy boost from Savor the Couve

Patrons pulled up to The Diner in Vancouver on Thursday evening, not to eat at the restaurant but to pick up one of 150 curated meals from Savor...

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 15:06:02

Morning Press: Voodoo in Vancouver; COVID cases hit schools ...

A crowd of about 30 people braved drizzly weather Tuesday morning at the store, 8203 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive, before Vancouver Mayor Anne...

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 14:06:02

Energy Adviser: Race for Warmth a win for county

The Race for Warmth is a charity 5K/10K walk/run that directly supports Operation Warm Heart, a Clark Public Utilities donation-funded...

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 14:06:01

Ballots out next week in Feb. 8 special election

The Clark County Elections office will begin mailing ballots for the Feb. 8 Special Election on Jan. 21. Ballots will be mailed to all...

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 14:06:01

Working in Clark County: Zach Hein, founder of Range Meal Bars

Like mountain climbing, starting a business can be an uphill battle. Luckily, Zach Hein has experience with both.

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 13:06:02

Paralympian Yen Hoang honored with key to city

Hoang competed in the wheelchair T53 classification 100-, 400-, and 800-meter races on the Tokyo track last summer in the pandemic-delayed Games...

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 05:06:01

Two-state chase ends in arrest of Vancouver man

Charles Qoroya Evanson, 39, was booked on suspicion of felony evading a peace officer, delaying a peace officer and driving under the influence...

The Columbian | 2022-01-15 00:06:01

Vancouver man who robbed Columbia Credit Union branch sentenced

Derek A. Troxler, 26, pleaded guilty Friday in Clark County Superior Court to first-degree robbery. Judge Jennifer Snider ordered the agreed-...

The Columbian | 2022-01-14 21:06:01

Christopher Maynard announces run for 3rd Congressional District

2 Democrats, 3 Republicans aim to unseat incumbent Jaime Herrera BeutlerAnother challenger for Washington's 3rd Congressional District has...

The Columbian | 2022-01-14 15:06:01

Clark County knows its breakfast burritos

The breakfast burrito ($9) comes with eggs, chorizo, ham, sausage, hash browns, bacon, sour cream and cheese rolled in a generous but not...

The Columbian | 2022-01-14 14:06:02

Clark County law enforcement officials discuss rising property crime ...

Crime in the city of Vancouver has increased by about 60 percent since 2019, Police Chief James McElvain said Wednesday during a virtual...

The Columbian | 2022-01-13 20:06:02

New Vancouver homeless shelters Bertha's Place, Bertha's Too add ...

As the former hotel was being transformed into a shelter, organizers teamed up with Columbia River Mental Health Services to convert Elahan...

The Columbian | 2022-01-13 14:06:02

COVID-19 cases soar in Clark County schools

Reported COVID-19 cases in Clark County school districts have rapidly increased since students and staff returned from winter break last...

The Columbian | 2022-01-13 02:06:01

Overturned car-hauler blocks Padden Parkway at 94th

Forty to 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto Padden Parkway on Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer hauling automobiles tipped.

The Columbian | 2022-01-13 00:06:02

Medical examiner IDs man fatally shot by Vancouver police

Ku Huitzil, whose city of residence was unknown, died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office. His...

The Columbian | 2022-01-12 04:06:02

Esther Short Park playground closed after fire leaves equipment ...

The playground structure at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver has closed indefinitely after a fire destroyed it early Monday morning.

The Columbian | 2022-01-12 01:06:01