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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 $234,900 which is roughly $143/per square foot. More Vancouver information.

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8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

3rd Clark Co. bridge over Columbia River revealed

The Vancouver Columbian reports the proposed bridge, championed by Clark County Commissioner David Madore, would cross the Columbia River at Highway 14 in Vancouver, jog to the west slightly, cross Government Island and connect to Northeast Airport Way in Oregon.

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12 hrs ago | The Columbian

What's in a label? Local beer and wine makers get creative

For designers of Clark County wine and beer labels, that means going beyond just walking the walk; they also have to drink the drink, Don Elliott, an award-winning designer who created most of the labels for Ridgefield's GougA©r Cellars, said with a laugh.

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16 hrs ago | The Columbian

Jayne: Teachers need more chutzpah, administrators less

Never mind the lack of qualifications, or the lack of desire to manage hundreds of employees, or the lack of interest in 60-hour work weeks.

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16 hrs ago | The Columbian

Check out Out: Blooms a folded sheet away in 'Paper to Petal'

Jan Johnston is the Collection Development Coordinator for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Lions Den: Car show roars into Agassiz

That's right, this Sunday, July 27, is the day of the greatest little car show in the valley.

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The Oregonian

Vancouver offers free tree identification walk for residents July 29

The walk will begin near the playground at Marshall Park, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd., and travel through the Street Tree Arboretum to the grounds of Clark College and back.

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The Daily Beast

I Was Raised by PotheadsBy Kelly Williams Brown

A "friend" reports from Washington state: Yes, the legal pot is of the highest quality.

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The Oregonian

Vancouver's Colby Gilbert talks about the 5K and how the competition makes him better:...

Vancouver, Washington native and former Skyview High School standout Colby Gilbert finished ninth in the men's 5,000 at the IAAF World Junior Championships on Friday in Eugene.

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The Columbian

Designs on a third bridge

Linda Figg, president and CEO of FIGG Engineering Group, gives her pitch to build an east county bridge over the Columbia River to a crowd at a Friday evening presentation at the Clark County Public Services Center in downtown Vancouver.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Columbian

Sheriff's office won't escort grain inspectors past pickets

Local members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, locked out by United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver, added a 12-foot-tall inflatable rat to their protest on Aug. 15, 2013, at the east gate of the port.

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Redmond Reporter

Arrowsmith program focuses on strengthening students' cognitive abilities

He had issues with his short- and long-term memory, leading him to struggle with memorization.

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Science

Scientists trot out dueling analyses of deadly landslide

One of the deadliest landslides in U.S. history was unleashed when part of a mountain collapsed onto a rain-sodden slope, sending a wall of mud shooting through a Washington state neighborhood, according to a federal landslide expert.

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Singer Who Sold Investors on Fake Project With Springsteen...

Kasey Anderson bilked investors out of nearly $600,000 for various projects, including a non-existent benefit album for the "West Memphis Three."

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Business Journal

Clark County gets its own Habitat store

Habitat for Humanity works on structures such as this one, erected during a challenge in which four Portland builders created affordable homes within two weeks.

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The News Tribune

Griffith to retire as head of Pierce Transit at the end of this year

Lynne Griffith, Pierce Transit's chief executive officer, announced Thursday she will retire at the end of this year after leading the agency through growth and cutbacks over the past eight years.

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NTSB Lays Blame in Bridge Collapse

Poor route planning, insufficient signage, and cell-phone calls all led to a rig crash that took down Washington's Skagit River Bridge last year, federal investigators have concluded.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Columbian

Vancouver schools chief's salary rises despite complaint

In the climate of shrinking budgets, not many public employees have received a 28 percent increase in total compensation over the past six years.

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The News Tribune

Washington musician gets 4 nearly years for fraud

Kasey Anderson pleaded guilty last summer in federal court in Tacoma. According to the U.S. attorney's office, Judge Ronald B. Leighton issued the sentence Thursday, telling the 34-year-old defendant he let down a lot of people.

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The Columbian

Sex offender update

A level III sex offender recently registered as homeless in the Vancouver area. Milin Lee Carter, 52, is among the group of sex offenders considered most likely to reoffend.

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KVEW-TV Kennewick

Suspected Burglars Arrested in Kennewick

According to a press release, a neighbor advised police that a man and woman were burglarizing a trailer and were seen carying a large flat screen TV to their white full size van with a construction rack on top.

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