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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 $229,900 which is roughly $147/per square foot. More Vancouver information.

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Looking Back, Aug 27, 2014

Two years and $142,300 later, the Official Community Plan for the District of Sooke is almost ready for public input.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Columbian

Port's director given 3 percent raise, to $197k

The Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an annual salary of $196,980 for the port's executive director, Todd Coleman.

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Hot Rod Magazine

"Rampage" 1936 Dodge Wins Goodguys' America's Most Beautiful Street Rod Honors

Pacific Northwest rod builder Kevin Bischoff has won the Goodguys Flowmaster "America's Most Beautiful Street Rod" honors with his 1936 Dodge two-door sedan, beating out a national cast of finalists during last weekend's Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals in Pleasanton.

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The Columbian

BNSF executive: Oil train safety can improve

As questions continue to swirl about the safety of transporting crude oil by rail, BNSF Railway's top executive acknowledged Tuesday that the process can be safer, and said his company welcomes the regulatory push toward more modern tank cars.

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Reuters

Union workers at U.S. West Coast grain terminals approve contract

Union workers who load grain at U.S. West Coast terminals will return to work on Wednesday after ratifying a four-year contract that included work rule changes and wage increases, the union said on Tuesday.

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The Columbian

B.C. coal port wins approval, plans to open in fall 2015

A coal port just across the Canadian border received a major approval Thursday and expects to open in fall 2015.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Portland Police: Woman and two-year-old niece missing

Portland Police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman and her two-year-old niece who went missing Sunday evening.

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Port Orchard Independent

Don Brunell | State's Strong employment, but warning lights flashing

In July, an average 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for work, while Washington State's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent.

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Business Journal

Parsing the numbers: Vancouver Energy makes its case for oil shipments

The Vancouver Energy project would have a $1.2 billion impact on the region's economy over its 16-year lease lifespan or $2 billion in inflation-adjusted dollars.

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OregonLive.com

Fugitive couple found living in Vancouver face federal, Mississippi charges

A couple accused of leaving their severely injured 2-year-old daughter at a hospital and keeping their other adopted children in putrid conditions is back in Union County after five years on the run.

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The Columbian

Working in Clark County: Mark Sauser, prosthetist and orthotist

Working in Clark County, a brief profile of interesting Clark County business owners or a worker in the public, private, or nonprofit sector.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Columbian

Dogs, man rescued from Washougal ravine

Firefighters don't rescue cats from trees, but on Sunday they did rescue two dogs, and their owner, from a ravine.

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The Columbian

Crestline returns 'home'

On Wednesday, Aug. 27, Gov. Jay Inslee will attend the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Crestline.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Columbian

Vancouver Farmers Market growing from humble roots

The Vancouver Farmers Market celebrates its 25th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 23. Nubchee Heur prepares cut flowers.

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The Columbian

Vancouver Lake group ponders merger

The Vancouver Lake Watershed Partnership plans to explore joining forces with another organization as the group rethinks its role in supporting its namesake ecosystem.

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The Columbian

Volunteers needed to tally trail users

Vancouver Parks and Recreation and the city of Vancouver are seeking volunteers to help count trail users in September as part of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project.

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The Columbian

Morning Press: Joe Biden defense, Kaiser pharmacy, food bank crops

Clark County's prosecutor said Tuesday he will dismiss a firearms-related charge against a Vancouver man who said he was merely taking Vice President Joe Biden's advice on how to defend his property from car prowlers.

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The Columbian

Try This: Up, up and away at Pearson

Pearson Air Museum hosts Open Cockpit Day, where kids ages 8 to 17 are invited to a free airplane ride.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KOMO News

Carbonated pot set to hit store shelves in Vancouver

At first you think you're walking into any of the dozens of local microbreweries.

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The Columbian

Trailer fails, blocks traffic near Fourth Plain

Michael Snyder Bystander Michael Snyder took this photo of a trailer that collapsed on itself near the Vancouver Goodwill Industries store on Fourth Plain Friday afternoon.

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