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  1. Transient man arraigned in July shooting death in Arnold ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Columbian

    A transient man who allegedly shot an acquaintance to death at Vancouver's Arnold Park in July was arraigned Monday in Clark County Superior Court. William D. Peek, 27, entered not-guilty pleas to first-degree murder and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of 25-year-old Cody O'Brien of Battle Ground.

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  2. Ridgefield, Battle Ground taking a closer look at self-storage facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | The Columbian

    As more people move to Clark County's small cities, they're inevitably going to need somewhere to put their stuff. For some, that means moving to a place with some storage options, such as a basement or a shed.

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  3. House passes federal spending planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Columbian

    A federal spending bill with an amendment aimed at preventing tolling on Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 has passed the U.S. House and is moving on to the U.S. Senate. The amendment was proposed by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, earlier this month.

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  4. Letter: Herrera Beutler defies votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Columbian

    Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, cosponsored H.R. 38, which forces each state to recognize the concealed and carry standards from every other state, even those with dramatically weaker standards or no permitting requirements at all. Washington already has reciprocity with nine other states that follow our rules in mandating a person must pass a universal background check and be at least 21. Some states have such weak gun laws, violent criminals and convicted domestic abusers can easily purchase firearms.

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  5. Go: Grape stomp; special concert; celebrating sturgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Columbian

    Don't forget to bring all of your toes - and clothing you don't really care about staining purple - as you head for the silliest, slipperiest event of each fall: the Rusty Grape Vineyard's annual Stompfest . Get your feet in on the ground floor of winemaking by stomping grapes underfoot, in barrels, at one of three start times: 1, 3 and 5 p.m. on Sept.

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  6. Letter: Herrera Beutler is irresponsibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Columbian

    Clark County citizens ought to be embarrassed and chagrined by their lack of mature and responsible representation in the U.S. House of Representatives. Once again, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, has demonstrated her true colors and her lack of understanding of her role.

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  7. Free preschool slots available in ESD 112Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Columbian

    There are 180 preschool slots available for eligible families across Clark County through Educational Service District 112's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program sites. The free preschool program is open to 3- to 5-year olds at locations in the Vancouver, Evergreen, Battle Ground, Washougal and Woodland school districts.

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  8. Washington lawmakers ask Gov. Inslee to oppose I-5 tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Columbian

    Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, has recruited nine of her peers to oppose Oregon's consideration of tolls on Interstate 5 and 205. The congresswoman sponsored an amendment to a federal spending bill last week that would prevent funds made available by the bill to be used to establish or collect tolls on the aforementioned freeways.

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  9. Morning Press: Archer Mountain Fire, Herrera Beutler bill, Evergreen linemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Columbian

    Washington Department of Natural Resources firefighter Chris Werner of Chehalis works the south fireline of the Archer Mountain Fire on Wednesday. Looks like it going to heat up again.

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  10. Vintage trailers a popular trend among multiple generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | The Columbian

    From millennials who may have no introduction to baby boomers reliving their youth, the vintage trailer culture is a multigenerational trend that shows no signs of slowing down. There seem to be as many theories for why renovating retro campers has gone mainstream as there are people who own them.

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  11. Herrera Beutler bill aimed at stopping I-5 Bridge tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Columbian

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, has successfully sponsored an amendment to a federal spending bill that's intended to stymie Oregon's plans to pursue tolls on routes that many Clark County commuters rely on to get to work. The amendment was approved Wednesday evening by a voice vote and is attached to a House bill that funds multiple federal agencies and departments, including the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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  12. Campaign Trail: 3rd Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Columbian

    David McDevitt, a candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District, is hosting a community town hall from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dollars Corner Fire Station in Battle Ground.

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  13. Yacolt Burn exhibit in Battle Ground timelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | The Columbian

    Library is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday. The exhibit runs through at least Oct. 31. For more than a century, the inferno that swept across stretches of Clark County in 1902 stood as the largest fire in Washington history.

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  14. SUV with trailer rolls on I-5 near Battle GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | The Columbian

    A Vancouver woman was injured when her vehicle rolled Saturday morning on Interstate 5 southbound near the exit to Battle Ground. Marcia Grubb, 69, was pulling a trailer with her Izuzu Rodeo sport utility vehicle on I-5 when she made a lane change and the trailer started oscillating.

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  15. Every Student Succeeds Act takes effect this school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | The Columbian

    It's out with the old and in with the new in the world of federal school standards, as Washington prepares to implement the successor to No Child Left Behind - and some local districts are eager for the change. The new federal education act, the Every Student Succeeds Act, is slated to take effect this school year.

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  16. Teachers, Washougal schools come to termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | The Columbian

    With the first day of school right around the corner for the Washougal School District, the teachers union and district came to a tentative collective bargaining agreement Friday - a day after an Aug. 31 deadline. The two sides met with a state mediator Thursday in a session that went until 1 a.m., then again from Friday morning to the afternoon.

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  17. Main Street Cafe slice of Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | The Columbian

    Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundasy.

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  18. Fire District 3 to share information about levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | The Columbian

    Clark County Fire District 3 wants community groups to know staff are looking for opportunities to address voters' questions regarding this November's vote for a 13-cent increase to the district's property tax levy. The levy increase would add up to an additional $4.33 per month, or about $52 per year, for a property valued at $400,000, according to the district's projections.

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  19. Prairie brings back Don Freeman to coach baseball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | The Columbian

    Don Freeman, who has coached at Prairie High, Heritage High and Clark College, returns to coaching this spring when he takes over the Prairie program again Columbian/Zachary Kaufman) The 66-year-old Battle Ground resident is returning to coach the Falcons' baseball program beginning this spring, athletic director Jason Castro said Thursday. The hiring is pending school board approval Sept.

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  20. a I like plussinga : Students return to Vancouver schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    Rosa Garcia, left, takes a photo of her children, Alejandro Ramirez-Garcia, a third-grader at Fruit Valley Elementary School, center, and kindergartener Adamaris Ramirez-Garcia at the entrance of Fruit Valley on the first day of school Wednesday in Vancouver. Dozens of parents asked their children for one last photo as they headed into the Fruit Valley Community Learning Center on the first day of school Wednesday.

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