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  1. Cause undetermined in Ridgefield barn fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Columbian

    The damage from a fire that destroyed an outbuilding in Ridgefield was too extensive to determine a cause, Clark County Deputy Fire Marshal Curtis Eavenson said. He estimated the damage to the structure and contents of a 800-square-foot barn and a 288-square-foot outbuilding was about $60,000, Eavenson said.

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  2. Environmentalists appeal county's '16 update to growth planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Columbian

    Two environmental groups filed an appeal on Friday to Clark County's 2016 growth plan update with the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board. The challenge, filed by Friends of Clark County and Seattle group Futurewise, alleges that the 2016 Comprehensive Growth Management Plan Update contains 12 growth management act violations.

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  3. History town hall Monday in RidgefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Columbian

    The free session begins at 6 p.m. at A Pickled Heron Gallery and Ballroom, 418 Pioneer St. It will be the first in a series of countywide town hall conversations about each community's history and heritage. It will start with a panel discussion.

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  4. Go, Ideas for your weekend: Camas Days, music and movies in the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Columbian

    Camas Days brings out all kinds of community pride this weekend. Taking a bit of inspiration from "Grease" with this year's theme, "Summer Days and Nights," downtown Camas will transform Northeast Fourth Avenue and adjacent streets into venues for arts and crafts, live music, food vendors and children's activities from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 22 and July 23. The microbrew street, "A Toast of Camas," will be open 5 to 11 p.m. both days for those 21 and older, featuring live music by the Wise Guys and Beth Willis Band, with $5 for entry.

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  5. Ridgefield shop fire threatening nearby houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Columbian

    A shop fire in Ridgefield threatened a nearby home Friday before being brought under control, according to emergency radio traffic. The fire was called in at 5:33 p.m. at 1804 N.W. 310th St. Crews from Clark County Fire & Rescue arrived to find a shop fully involved in flame.

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  6. Ridgefield's Knight takes record shot put mark to nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Columbian

    Trey Knight of Ridgefield practices the shot put in preparation for the USATF Junior Olympics National Championships in Sacramento. Trey Knight of Ridgefield is coached by his grandfather, John Gambill, who has held national age-group throwing records.

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  7. Suspects in torture death case denied releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Columbian

    A Portland judge Thursday refused to grant bail to three men accused of torturing and murdering a former member of their Gypsy Jokers motorcycle club. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Gregory Silver said "the presumption was strong" that Tiler Pribbernow, Mark Dencklau and Earl Fisher acted together to kill Robert Lee Huggins, 56, last summer.

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  8. County growth plan suspended on basis of petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Columbian

    Clark County's 20-year growth plan is on hold after a local political activist filed a referendum petition targeting the policy. Christian Berrigan, state committeeman for the Clark County Republican Party, filed a petition Friday to suspend Clark County's Comprehensive Growth Management Plan update.

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  9. Detective: Man found in Ridgefield field was tortured, killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Columbian

    The death of the man whose body was found in a field in Ridgefield last summer was a torturous retribution killing, according to one of the investigators in the case said. Investigators believe that Robert Lee Huggins, 56, was kidnapped in Portland but was brutally beaten and tortured in Woodland, Portland Police Bureau Detective Jim Lawrence said.

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  10. 8 ways students can volunteer in Clark County this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Columbian

    Students have about 50 days of summer break stretching ahead of them before they head back to school. If middle school, high school and college students are looking for something to keep them busy this summer, here are several volunteer opportunities to gain work experience, explore potential careers, build resumes and make a difference in the community.

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  11. Ridgefield honored for First Saturday programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Columbian

    Ridgefield is one of five cities to earn a Association of Washington Cities Municipal Excellence Award for 2016 for its First Saturdays program. The awards recognize innovative city programs.

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  12. Ridgefield Fourth of July Parade 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Columbian

    Cheerleaders from Ridgefield High School toss candy to waiting kids from the back of a pick-up truck in the Fourth of July Parade in Ridgefield on Monday. Mayor Ron Onslow, dressed in a toga, throws candy to waiting kids at the Fourth of July Parade in Ridgefield on Monday.

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  13. Ridgefield: Small town, big Independence Day spirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Columbian

    Spectators wave at passing floats at the Fourth of July Parade through the town of Ridgefield Monday July 4, 2016. Ten year old Kennadi Jones, wears an American flag on her cheek as she takes part in the Fourth of July Parade through the town of Ridgefield Monday July 4, 2016.

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  14. Fireworks sales booming in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Columbian

    State law allowed for fireworks use starting June 28: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. to July 3; 9 a.m. to midnight July 4; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 5. Locally, what's allowed varies substantially. In unincorporated areas of Clark County, discharge times are abridged depending on where in the county the celebrations are.

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  15. History pops up at First Saturday in RidgefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Columbian

    Brad Richardson was positively giddy as he lifted a heavy Town of Ridgefield seal on Saturday, a relic predating the days of inkjet printers in every office. "I love this thing because it reminds me of when we used to make stuff out of real things," said Richardson, the curator of the Clark County Historical Museum.

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  16. Go: Vancouver Rodeo, Blues, and Fourth of July celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Columbian

    Gear up for the weekend with cowboys and cowgirls. The annual Vancouver Rodeo features more than 300 participants competing in speed and rough-stock events, including barrel racing, bull riding, steer wrestling and saddle bronc riding.

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  17. Letter: Duplication in test limits puzzlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Columbian

    I read the June 21 North County News story "Ridgefield schools' lead levels elevated." It's fairly alarming, and needs to be fixed pronto, of course, but one statement in the story really stuck out to me.

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  18. Clark County fireworks sales burst into actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Columbian

    State law allows for fireworks use starting Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. to July 3; 9 a.m. to midnight July 4; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 5. Locally, what's allowed varies substantially. In unincorporated areas of Clark County, discharge times are abridged depending on where in the county the celebrations are.

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  19. Training classes added for sheriff's deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    New Clark County Sheriff recruit Ethan Ogdee, center, listens during a meeting before the graveyard shift at the Clark County Sheriff West Precinct in Ridgefield on April 15. The state law enforcement academy is adding more classes, presenting a solution to the Clark County Sheriff's Office's mounting staffing problem. With more space, the academy found space in upcoming classes for seven deputies who were hired by the sheriff's office but had been waiting for an opening to take the required training.

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  20. Sizzlin' summer of music at parks, wineries, amphitheater, county fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    Dust off the lawn chair and picnic blankets, ready your sunglasses and master your selfie skills, the summer concert season is here. Best of all, admission is free at most concerts, unless noted.

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