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  1. After near-drowning, boy in shaky shape; recovery uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Jackson Gleason, 9, is on life support at Randall Children's Hospital in Portland after nearly drowning in a Vancouver pool Thursday. Jackson Gleason, 9, wanted to try swimming in the pool at his father's Vancouver apartment complex without his life jacket on Thursday evening.

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  2. Veterans vent to Herrera BeutlerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Veterans Jerry Vincent, from left, and Kevin Russell chat with U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, before the start of the meeting Tuesday morning to address veterans' health care at the Clark County Veterans Assistance Center. Two years ago, a scandal rocked the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs when it was discovered wait times were so long at some health care clinics, some veterans died before being treated.

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  3. Self-sufficiency program's grant renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Vancouver Housing Authority has won renewed federal funding for its Family Self Sufficiency program, which works to get low-income households led by people who can work to a point where they no longer need government assistance. Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it would give the housing authority $192,056 - a slice of the $1.95 million dispersed statewide among 15 agencies.

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  4. Riverview posts $1.7M in earnings in first quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The parent company of Vancouver's Riverview Bank posted a $1.7 million net profit in its first quarter that ended June 30, an increase over the $1.6 million in the first quarter of last year. The first-quarter figure represents 8 cents per diluted share.

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  5. Clark County's jobs growth shines compared to region, nationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Employment in Clark County increased in June, with nonfarm employment rising by 1,100 jobs. The number reflects Banfield Pet Hospital's moving its headquarters - and 650 employees - from Portland to Vancouver.

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  6. First restaurant, WareHouse a 23, opens on Vancouver waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The new restaurant quietly opened last week after Matthias' team renovated the restaurant and banquet space at the former Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, breathing life into an iconic piece of Vancouver's past and future: the downtown waterfront. WareHouse '23 has a different menu, however, as it serves up a variety of Northwest-inspired fare like shrimp banh mi, thick-cut bacon and chowder alongside local taps, wines and spirits on a pier over the river.

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  7. Pervious to precipitationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Columbian

    You can learn about growing, preserving and eating nutritious food in the gardens and classrooms of the 78th Street Heritage Farm. Soon, an area for cars will offer other environmentally related lessons.

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  8. Letter: Cleveland right on issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Annette Cleveland is running to be re-elected to the state Senate for the 49th District. Cleveland is a lifelong resident of Clark County.

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  9. Man accused in car chase expected to be in court TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A man accused of leading police on a car chase and then crashing into another vehicle is expected to appear in court Tuesday. Daniel J. Edstrom, 26, was scheduled to make a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of attempting to elude and vehicular assault stemming from the Sunday pursuit.

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  10. Clark County budget faces $20 million shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Clark County Councilors Jeanne Stewart, from left, Julie Olson, Marc Boldt, David Madore and Tom Mielke listen to testimony March 22 at the Clark County Public Service Center. The Clark County council faces some tough choices this winter, as the county's Budget Office projects a $20 million shortfall in its general fund over the next two years.

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  11. Union group plans Burgerville protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    The protest is planned for 3 p.m. at the location at 8320 N.E. Vancouver Plaza Drive. Among the labor organizers' demands are a $5 per hour wage increase.

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  12. Working in Clark County: Dan Friesen, Walking Adventures International president, lead guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Working in Clark County is a brief profile of interesting Clark County business owners or a worker in the public, private or nonprofit sector. Send ideas to Kay Richardson: [email protected] ; fax 360-735-4598; phone 360-735-4550.

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  13. Off Beat: Mamie Eisenhower's hat has a place in county historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    That distinction helped put Powers among a select group of women. She is one of 40 community contributors whose portraits are part of the "Founding Mothers" art project.

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  14. Morning Press: Madorea s records; Oil terminal; Port; Cantwell; hospitals; growth; slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    A man, inconspicuous but for the small photograph of Madore he carried, approached him outside the council chambers and handed him a stack of papers. It's the latest action in Community Planning Director Oliver Orjiako's lawsuit against Clark County, which accuses the county of failing to provide records in connection to whistleblower and harassment complaints he filed against Councilor Madore.

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  15. Letter: Vote Moeller vs. Herrera BeutlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Vancouver is so neglected from Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and now that she has her forever pension and health care, why should she do anything at all? And what has she done? She is missing in action, both here and in D.C. She hardly votes in D.C. We never hear about town hall meetings, only pre-selected folks can have secret coffee. When asked about issues, her pat answer is, "I am studying the information."

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  16. Bicyclist killed in crash north of Battle GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Richard B. Navarra, 48, of Battle Ground was riding a bicycle south on the highway in the lane of travel at about 11:20 p.m. when a 2007 Toyota Yaris driven by Cody Eisenhart, 18, of Vancouver, struck the bicycle from behind, according to Washington State Patrol. Navarra was ejected and came to rest on the shoulder.

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  17. Women a Row for the Curea at Vancouver LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    A mammogram detected Merle Sherman's stage one invasive breast cancer on Friday, February 13, 2009. Her surgery was Friday the 13th of March.

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  18. Make Moving Easier for You and Your CatRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Columbian

    Cats, like humans, are creatures of habit. Once comfortable in their surroundings, they are unnerved by change.

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  19. Port makes CEO wish listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Columbian

    The port is at a crossroads as to where to even begin looking for such a candidate. The Jones report recommended: National executive recruitment process.

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  20. Letter: Kudos to those who helpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Columbian

    In these times, it's easy for an old woman like me to become cynical about the society in which we live. Monday, I learned that I was wrong, when my husband and I were involved in a serious car accident.

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