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5 hrs ago | The Columbian

Updated Several crashes reported amid stormy weather

During Wednesday's record-breaking rainfall, five vehicles and a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 205 in Vancouver, which clogged traffic for several hours.

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Related Topix: Weather, Vancouver, WA

21 hrs ago | The Columbian

Grant equips BGPD cars with defibrillator units

Clark County Fire & Rescue secured a $17,500 grant through the Clark County Public Safety Education Committee to equip the patrol cars with the live-saving tool.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Columbian

Clark County sheriff hopefuls have stellar voting records

Election ballots are trickling back into the Clark County Elections Department as candidates continue ramping up efforts to get out the vote.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Columbian

Oregon crashes clog Clark County arterials

Crashes in Oregon this morning have caused heavy backup to spill onto the highways and city streets of Clark County.

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Related Topix: Salmon Creek, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Teen accused of setting Clark County grass fire

Clark County sheriff's deputies arrested an 18-year-old man accused of starting two grass fires at a school in Orchards, near Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Orchards, WA, Vancouver, WA

The Columbian

Weather Eye: Clash of air masses could produce thunderstorms

Today and Wednesday, we could see enough unusual activity to get weather enthusiasts excited.

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Related Topix: Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Policy Center

Seven new charter school applications submitted for approval

Last week seven groups of educators submitted their applications to open a new charter school in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Pierce County, WA

Bellingham Herald

Coroner: Electric Daisy attendee died of drug OD

Clark County coroner's officials have ruled 25-year-old Anthony Anaya's death an accident.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA

The Columbian

North county voters face decision on EMS levy

This summer, north county residents will decide the fate of a major funding tool that keeps North Country Emergency Medical Service running.

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Related Topix: Yacolt, WA

The Columbian

Morning Press: Lost in the wilderness, blasting under a mountain, pot ...

Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star Mountain and the vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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Related Topix: Skamania County, WA, Vancouver, WA, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbian

88-year-old Salmon Creek man found safe

An 88-year-old Salmon Creek man who drove away from his home on Friday was found safe in southern Oregon, the Clark County Sheriff's Office reported Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Salmon Creek, WA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Wash. pot grower: Could be months before retail supply catches up to demand

Clark County's only licensed recreational marijuana grower currently in business thinks it will be several months before prices drop and there's enough bud to go around.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Home Gardening, Home

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Columbian

Ambulance provider to get a new deal

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes and Fire Chief Joe Molina said Friday that the city, which now administers the ambulance contract, has elected to continue its relationship with current provider American Medical Response.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Camas, WA, Washougal, WA, Ridgefield, WA

The Columbian

Updated Two injured when deer hits SUV near Lucia Falls

A La Center woman and her son were injured this afternoon after their sport utility vehicle hit a deer in the rural Heisson area a few miles northwest of Lucia Falls Park.

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Related Topix: La Center, WA, Heisson, WA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Man accused of shooting officer attempts suicide

A sheriff's officer says the man accused of wounding a Vancouver police officer during a June 30 traffic stop attempted suicide Thursday in his jail cell.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA

The Columbian

Man appears in court in Felida fireworks fire

A Vancouver man appeared in Clark County Superior Court today in connection with a July 5 fireworks fire that destroyed a Felida home.

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Related Topix: Fire, Felida, WA, Vancouver, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

The Columbian

Woman seriously injured by pit bull bite

A 64-year-old woman was seriously injured this morning when she tried to break up her two pit bulls who were fighting, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue spokesman Tim Dawdy.

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Related Topix: La Center, WA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The News Tribune

New round of charter school applications gets going

Seven groups have submitted proposals to open charter schools in Washington, in the second round of a new process to bring these independent but publicly funded schools to the state.

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Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, Education Etc., Gig Harbor, WA

The Pordland Mercury

Cannabuzz: The Week in Marijuana

The nervous thirtysomething man, dressed in his Papa John's finery, thrusts out a promotional container of cookie dough from the stack he's struggling to hand out to people in line.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Mill Plain, WA

The Columbian

Arrests made in Felida-area fireworks fire

Two people, one a juvenile, were arrested today in connection with a July 5 fireworks fire that destroyed a Felida home.

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Related Topix: Fire, Felida, WA

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