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  1. Storm ends summer's dry spell in a convincing fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    An extended period of hot, dry weather ended in a convincing fashion Saturday with lightning, heavy rain and strong winds that toppled trees and downed power lines throughout the region. The stormy weather, carried in by an unusually strong low pressure system, arrived about 4 a.m. Saturday with a band of thunderstorms that dropped more rain in 30 minutes than the region has received since June 1, according to weather records kept by the National Weather Service.

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  2. Save the Date: Vintage items at art faire, music get the fun startedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Something old and something new awaits treasure collectors at the Camas Vintage and Art Faire . The seventh annual event runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, featuring more than 60 vintage, antique and upcycled vendors, along with local artists for an eclectic mix of items.

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  3. Open house Tuesday for street project plansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A drop-in open house Tuesday will offer details on the city's Southeast First Street Improvement Project, including the proposed design and details about future upgrades to the east Vancouver corridor. Hosted by the city, the informal, two-hour event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Mill Plain Elementary School gym, 400 S.E. 164th Place.

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  4. Morning Press: Red Lion at the Quay, Liz Pike, home pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay has notified all 82 employees that they will be laid off effective Oct. 31. The Spokane-based chain says it hopes to reopen a new hotel on the site as part of the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 1 redevelopment. Negotiations are underway.

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  5. In Our View: Cheers & JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Cheers: The process was contentious, but kudos go to the Vancouver Public Schools board for finally passing an operating budget for the 2015-16 school year - just in time for classes to begin next week. As board member Kathy Gillespie said: "If a budget process is not uncomfortable, you are not asking the right questions."

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  6. Fort Vancouver football: Growing Fort's gameRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbian

    "They have a group of linemen who are going to be pretty good. Cal does such a good job coaching that Fort will be competitive."

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  7. Yes, there are more trucks on our freewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Vancouver has seen a 9 percent increase in average daily truck traffic on Interstate 5 this year, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Many commuters believe rising freight volumes in the region have coincided with worsening congestion.

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  8. Port of Longview may be looking at oil-by-rail terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A grain ship loads at the EGT dock at the Port of Longview. The administration of Gov. Jay Inslee has been working to facilitate an oil refinery at the Longview port that would handle both Bakken crude and biofuels.

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  9. Parks fade as funds dry upRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The green vegetation in the roundabout near Summer's Walk Park, top, which is maintained by the homeowners, vividly contrasts with the east Vancouver park's dried-out landscape Friday. to see them in shambles, they felt, 'Is this the way Vancouver takes care of things?' " asked Angelo, whose late father-in-law was Al Angelo Sr., a longtime Vancouver mayor and founder of a large property management company.

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  10. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    AAA predicts 1.2% increase over 2014 in number of Labor Day travelers; Northwest residents urged to be mindful of wildfires Cars travel on a freeway. According to travel agency and car lobbying group AAA, there will be a slight increase in the number of Americans traveling over Labor Day weekend.

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  11. Integra appoints new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The board of directors of Integra, the Vancouver-based provider of business telecommunication services, has appointed industry veteran Marc Willency as chief executive officer, effective Sept. 8. Willency will also serve on Integra's board of directors.

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  12. Forecast: Significant rainfall on its wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A fall-like weather system will bring a potent mix of rain and wind to the region starting tonight, according to the National Weather Service. The storm could dump an inch or more of rain on parts of Clark County by this weekend, forecasters said.

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  13. In Our View: Hough Pool's MetamorphosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A few years ago, as the fate of what was then Hough Pool was hanging in the balance, The Columbian noted editorially: "As an old saying goes, 'If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies.' " That seems appropriate now as the Hough Early Learning Center prepares to take flight just north of downtown Vancouver.

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  14. Fort Vancouver teacher honored by ESD 112Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Bethany Rivard, an English language arts teacher at Fort Vancouver High School, has been named Educational Service District 112 Teacher of the Year. Rivard will join the other eight state finalists at a ceremony in the fall.

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  15. Church congregation to serve homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    In place of its normal Sunday church service, the Vancouver Abundant Life Church is sprucing up a local homeless shelter. Church members will be working this weekend with a landscaping company to improve the grounds, repair fencing and paint at Giving Grace Ministries at 1101 W. 13th St., Vancouver.

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  16. Calls for Artists, Aug. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Columbia River Sweet Adelines Chorus seeks women singers, ages 16 and older, for four-part harmony. Reading music not required.

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  17. Charges dropped in Vancouver head-stomping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Criminal charges against a Vancouver man accused of repeatedly stomping on a man's head were dismissed Thursday in Clark County Superior Court. James F. Hobbs, 30, was facing a charge of second-degree assault in connection with the allegations.

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  18. Vancouver library receives New Landmark awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Those are just some of the attributes that have earned the Vancouver Community Library its latest national award. Library Journal has selected the downtown Vancouver branch as one of its 11 nationally notable libraries for 2015.

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  19. Updated Vancouver couple who abused children will serve 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A Vancouver couple serving about 20 years in prison for imprisoning, starving and beating their adopted twins won part of their court appeal, but found out Thursday it won't greatly change their punishment. Jeffrey and Sandra Weller appeared in Clark County Superior Court to receive a new sentence after the Court of Appeals ruled in February that one of the factors considered in their initial sentencing was invalid.

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  20. Police arrest wanted man after six-hour search in WashougalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    Police searched for two wanted men for about six hours Wednesday, finally arresting one of the men after finding him hiding in the bedroom of a nearby residence. Law enforcement went to a residence, 919 10th St., at about 1:30 p.m. to locate two people who had active Department of Corrections warrants, Washougal Police Department detective Perry Houts said.

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