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  1. Illegal construction activity cited in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Columbian

    The Department of Labor & Industries said this week that it uncovered 19 cases of illegal construction activity in the state, including three cases in Clark County, during a recent sting aimed at deterring illegal construction activity. The sting, which coincided with similar stings in eight other states, yielded six infractions statewide for unregistered contracting work and three for plumber certification violations.

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  2. Man wanted by Portland police has Vancouver ties, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A man wanted by the Portland Police Bureau on suspicion of a variety of crimes is has ties to Vancouver, the agency said. Portland officers are asking for the public's help in locating 51-year-old Daniel Leroy Turner, a suspect in numerous thefts from Portland area health clubs among other crimes.

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  3. Vancouver ready to have a blastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    What: Annual celebration features family activities including games and music, kids' patriotic parade, historical re-enactments and fort barracks tours and much more - all culminating in one of the largest fireworks shows in the area When: Gates open at 8 a.m., event hours are 12 noon to 10:30 p.m., July 4. Fireworks show begins at 10:05 p.m. sharp Cost: $5 in advance or $7 at the gate, free for ages 12 and younger, $10 for nearby parking; $50 for Prime Viewing admission or $25 for ages 6 to 21, free for ages 5 and younger, first 300 Prime Viewing ticket sales get a free parking pass You've probably heard that Independence Day fireworks have been canceled in various towns in California, and elsewhere, due to drought and fire risk.

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  4. Kuni gives $5 million to OHSU cancer challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    More than 400 donors from Clark County helped Oregon Health & Science University reach its $500 million Knight Cancer Challenge fundraising goal. OHSU announced last week it met the challenge posed by Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny: raise $500 million in less than two years to earn the Knights' matching gift.

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  5. Fourth of July Holiday ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    MAIL: Post offices open today, regular home delivery. Post offices closed Saturday, with no home delivery except Amazon parcels.

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  6. Fireworks enthusiasts urged to mix extra caution with funRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Bracing for an influx of fireworks-related burn injuries, local emergency doctors are urging people to use extreme caution with their July 4 festivities. "A moment of poor judgment can change the rest of your life," Dr. George Dulabon, medical director for trauma at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, stated in a press release Thursday.

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  7. Go, Ideas for your weekend: Concert series, Waterfront Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Noon Concert series will take place each Wednesday July 8 through Aug. 12 at Esther Short Park's pavilion, West Eighth and Columbia streets, Vancouver. The Vancouver Pops Orchestra, a community orchestra of local musicians, will perform at noon July 8. Before and after each concert, kids of all ages can take part in Science in the Park.

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  8. Bits 'n' Pieces: Vancouver Rodeo queen works hard to pursue her passionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    It's hard work being queen. As the 2015 Vancouver Rodeo queen, an ambassador of the 45th annual event, Felicia Harrison has already appeared at nine parades and six rodeos.

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  9. 2 nonprofits receive Meyer Trust grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Two homegrown Vancouver nonprofit agencies have received significant grant awards from an Oregon charitable foundation that's winding down its work in Clark County. Both awards from the Meyer Memorial Trust are aimed at overall agency growth.

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  10. Go, Thursday: Hit Machine, DANCE+ Festival, Ghost Town PoetryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Hit Machine will kick off the the Six to Sunset Concerts series on July 9 at Esther Short Park in Vancouver. ( Hit Machine, 6 to 8 p.m. The five-piece band performs as part of the Six to Sunset Concert Series.

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  11. Tibbits wins Oregon Jr. Stroke Play titleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Spencer Tibbits of Fort Vancouver High School, poses with the champions trophy after winning the Oregon Junior Stroke Play Championship on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at OGA Golf Course in Woodburn, Ore. Vancouver's Spencer Tibbits won the 18th Oregon Junior Stroke Play Championship on Thursday at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn, Ore.

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  12. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Adam Alexander, the owner of Grow Systems Northwest, is interviewed by Vancouver police officer Tom Topaum after a search warrant was executed at the business Thursday. Alexander was arrested on suspicion of numerous charges for allegedly running an illegal marijuana retailer.

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  13. Officials prepare for sizzling July 4th at Fort VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    With Clark County's hot streak forecast to stretch through the weekend, Independence Day at Fort Vancouver organizers are gearing up for a warm Fourth of July celebration. "We're always set up for worst-case scenario, in terms of heat," said Cara Cantonwine, the event's director of programs.

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  14. Vancouver couple sue Fred Meyer over fallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A Vancouver couple is suing Fred Meyer for injuries the wife sustained when she says she slipped and fell in a puddle of water inside the Fisher's Landing store. Melissa and Branden Crawford filed the lawsuit Monday in Clark County Superior Court.

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  15. Tesoro-Savage deny request for longer comment periodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The companies seeking to build the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver haven't been shy in expressing their disappointment about delays in the project's review by a state agency. However, Tesoro Corp., a petroleum refiner, and Savage Cos., a transportation company, have now won a victory in the project's timeline.

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  16. Historical tapestry to hang in libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Embroidery detail on 108-foot-long Fort Vancouver Tapestry that is going on display this afternoon at the Vancouver Community Library. ( A summary of local history is coming to Vancouver Community Library, but don't look for it on a bookshelf in the 900 section.

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  17. Accident downs power lines; blocks Fourth PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    An accident about 10 a.m. today downed power lines and caused the closure of Fourth Plain Boulevard on Vancouver's west side. The accident was reported near Thompson Avenue, but West Fourth Plain is closed near Harney, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian.

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  18. Trust seeks volunteers for classic car eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The Fort Vancouver National Trust is seeking 150 volunteers to help at the Columbia River Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, Aug. 2. Individuals, service organizations and corporate groups can sell tickets and collect them at the gates, work as vehicle zone attendants or control traffic. The application and specific job descriptions are at .

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  19. Papa Murphy's to expand presence at its HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc., parent of Papa Murphy's take-and-bake pizza chain, is expanding at its corporate headquarters in Vancouver. The company said Wednesday it has signed a new 10-year lease agreement with Clark Center LLC and that it will expand its presence at its existing headquarters, at 8000 N.E. Parkway Drive, by about 10 percent.

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  20. Energy Adviser: Methods to beat the heat are manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    With heat advisories underway through the weekend, you've surely noticed - it's HOT out there. And the bad news is it's going to stay that way for a while longer.

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