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Vancouver, Washington is located in Clark County. Zip codes in Vancouver, WA include 98665, 98661, and 98685. The median home price in Vancouver is $229,000 which is roughly $142/per square foot. More Vancouver information.

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4 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

The Four People You Meet In/Near a Vancouver Pot Store

See that discriminating fellow in the tie-dye shirt? If you've been paying even slight attention to coverage of Vancouver's first recreational pot shop today, you know him as Salem's Mark Edwards, who'd been waiting in line since around 3:30 am to snag the first spot in line at Main St. Marijuana.

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8 hrs ago | The Columbian

Updated Legal marijuana sales begin in Vancouver

Main Street Marijuana opened at 11 a.m. at 2314 Main St. A second licensee, New Vansterdam, has received its permits and plans a Friday opening.

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12 hrs ago | The Columbian

You Can Help

Columbia Springs Environmental Education Center is looking for a person to facilitate and lead volunteer restoration parties five Saturdays per year.

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16 hrs ago | The Columbian

Possible bomb found in road after crash

While police investigated a two-vehicle collision Tuesday evening in east Vancouver, a possible pipe bomb was discovered nearby in the road.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Meals on Wheels People Firstenburg Center Seeks Volunteers

"These volunteers are so invaluable because they not only help us feed our frail elderly, but they make sure these seniors see a friendly face at least once a week.

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The Columbian

Affordable apartments coming to downtown Vancouver

A designers' vision of 15 West Apartments, which will include 120 apartments that are targeted at people who earn up to 60 percent of the area median.

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The Columbian

Western port talks on hold for three days

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association said in a statement late Monday that they will halt negotiations for three days on a new contract covering all West Coast ports for 72 hours to work on "an unrelated negotiation taking place in the Pacific Northwest."

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The Stranger

With Its First Pot Store Opening Tomorrow, Vancouver, Wash., Just Got a Lot More Interesting

"I'm actually looking at a pot store," a local tells me as we standing outside this building, where Main Street Marijuana will open tomorrow.

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The Columbian

Mount St. Helens drilling foes claim victory

An environmental group fighting a proposed drilling operation near Mount St. Helens declared victory Monday after a federal judge in Oregon found earlier review and approval of the proposal to be deficient.

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The Columbian

Man appears in court in alleged assault along river

A Battle Ground man appeared in Clark County Superior Court on Monday on suspicion of assaulting three people with a gun after they asked him to turn down the volume on music he and another friend were playing at a campsite along a Columbia River beach early Sunday.

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KATU-TV Portland

Boy ordered to serve community service, pay restitution in Crestline fire

Dylan Mork, 17, appears in court Monday, July 7, 2014 for his sentencing after he admitted to starting a fire in February 2013 that destroyed Crestline Elementary School in Vancouver.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Arson: 10 days' detention, $2 million restitution

A 17-year-old boy who set a fire that destroyed a Vancouver, Washington, elementary school has been ordered to pay $2 million in restitution and serve 10 days in detention.

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The Columbian

Man found dead in fire-damaged duplex

Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli said police and fire investigators are still determining exactly when the kitchen fire occurred, but that it did not appear suspicious.

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The Columbian

Classic '70s novel provides lessons for today

I'm reading my boys the Judy Blume classic, "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing," which I enjoyed as a kid.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Vancouver, Washington Marijuana Business Owners Are Ready To Open Their Shops

In Vancouver, Washington, marijuana business owners are getting ready to open their shops this week.

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The Skanner

Big Run of Sockeye Salmon in Columbia River

Anglers have good reason to be booking trips with fishing guides or getting their own gear rigged and vacations scheduled for fishing the Columbia River from now into October.

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The Oregonian

Vancouver teen's death in Old Town crosswalk spurs $5 million suit against bus company

The mother of a Vancouver teen who was struck and killed by a charter bus near Union Station in Northwest Portland last month is suing the driver and his employer for $5 million.

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KATU-TV Portland

Vancouver man, 19, presumed drowned while inner-tubing in Cowlitz County

VANCOUVER, Wash. A 19-year-old man is presumed drowned in Yale Reservoir in Cowlitz County, sheriff's deputies said.

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The Columbian

Revenue Dept. offers free workshop for businesses

The Washington State Department of Revenue will host a free workshop for new- and small-business owners in Vancouver.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Questions and answers about Washington's pot sales

Some questions and answers about the industry: A: The state's Liquor Control Board plans to issue the first 15 to 20 retail marijuana licenses on Monday, and stores can open at 8 a.m. Tuesday if they're ready - but they might not have any cannabis on the shelves right away.

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