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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Fire officials: Vancouver police officer likely helped save jogger's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A Vancouver police officer ran nearly three-quarters of a mile along Lacamas Lake to reach a man who'd collapsed with heart problems this week, and the Camas-Washougal Fire Department said the officer's persistence likely helped save the man's life. The fire department said a man was jogging with friends along the Heritage Trail along the lake Tuesday when he went into cardiac arrest.

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  3. Two rescued from overturned canoe in Lacamas LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Columbian

    Someone called 911 at about 9:30 p.m. after hearing two people in the water yelling for help, according to the Camas-Washougal Fire Department When firefighters arrived, they found an overturned canoe about 100 yards off the east boat ramp of Lacamas Lake and a man and woman without flotation devices holding onto to the canoe. First responders did not have immediate access to a boat, so firefighters Victor Compher and Nick Ober volunteered to rescue the victims in distress, according to the fire agency.

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  4. Fireworks sales on horizon in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Columbian

    This will be the last year revelers can legally shoot off personal fireworks inside Vancouver city limits, and the first year fireworks rules for the unincorporated areas will split depending on where they're used. This year, when people can use fireworks in the unincorporated county depends on whether they're north or south of 219th Street: For fireworks users to the north, the rules are unchanged, but south of that line, fireworks use is restricted to July 4. Clark County Fire Marshal Jon Dunaway said his office has been building a tool for its website that will allow users to enter an address and find which fireworks rules apply.

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  5. Morning Press: Protest arrests, public pay, Fathera s Day and flu seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Columbian

    Approximately 100 people, some with sunflower umbrellas, joined in an anti-fossil fuel protest near the Vancouver Amtrak station on Saturday. Twenty-one people were arrested for trespassing Saturday afternoon when they sat in the middle of a railroad crossing near the Vancouver Amtrak station Vancouver police pulled the anti-fossil-fuel demonstrators away one by one from the circle they were sitting in while the engineer of a locomotive parked at the other end of the crossing intermittently blared its horn.

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  6. Men far outnumber women in highest-paid public jobs in Vancouver, Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Columbian

    A man was the top-paid employee last year at most public agencies in the county. Just six of the area's 35 major public agencies gave their highest salary to a woman.

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  7. Sweet 16: Students get new bikes with PALa s helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Columbian

    The 9-year-old boy was among 16 students who received new bicycles Saturday morning, thanks to a partnership between the Vancouver Police Activities League and McCord's Vancouver Toyota. As Judah waited to pick out his new bike and helmet, he needed only one word to sum up the experience: "Awesome!" The Police Activities League is a nonprofit that promotes positive relationships between police officers and young people through educational programs and recreational opportunities.

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  8. Washougal girl, 5, who chose to forgo treatment diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Columbian

    Julianna Snow, 5, of Washougal died Tuesday from a neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. "One of the reasons we're continuing to share our story is to make the world a safer place for parents who care for and love terminally ill children," Dr. Michelle Moon, Julianna's mother, told People magazine.

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  9. Man exonerated in Superior Court in hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Columbian

    A Nissan pickup, driven my Shayn Kaz, crashed into the front door of a house in Camas' Prune Hill area in June 2015. Kaz, who was sentenced in August to six months in jail, was exonerated in another hit-and-run case.

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  10. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Columbian

    June 21: Forever Young Hikes Multnomah/Wahkeena Falls, 6 miles, 1,600-feet elevation gain in Columbia Gorge, bring a lunch and money for a snack stop, $15 for Vancouver residents, $17 for others. Transportation provided from Luepke Center.

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  11. Lawsuits seek thousands from Torque CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Columbian

    Torque Coffee Roasters owner Ryan Palmer, pictured in the cafe's former location on Columbia Street, racked up a debt of unpaid loans and back rent for his business that two lawsuits put at more than $90,000. The downtown Vancouver cafe and roastery has defaulted on more than $60,000 in loans, according to a lawsuit Columbia State Bank filed last month.

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  12. Church to host vigil tonight for Orlando shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Columbian

    St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Washougal is hosting a prayer vigil at 7:30 p.m. tonight to recognize and remember the victims who died in an early Sunday morning shooting at an Orlando, Fla. nightclub.

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  13. New PAC to take on MadoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Columbian

    Camas investor and philanthropist David Nierenberg, along with a bipartisan team of community leaders, has formed Connecting Clark County, a political action committee focused on electing Republicans John Blom and Jennifer McDaniel in council Districts 3 and 4, respectively. "The mission of the group that's working together is to restore common courtesy, common decency and common sense to the government of Clark County, so that it can resume working together to make forward progress addressing the needs of the community," Nierenberg said.

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  14. Camas Car Show returns for 11th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Columbian

    The Camas Car Show will take place from 4 to 8:30 p.m. July 9 in downtown Camas. Classic and specialty cars will line the streets of downtown, and the event also will feature live music, dance performances, balloon art, food and raffle prizes.

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  15. Morning Press: County manager, Banfield Pet Hospital, Clark College enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Columbian

    County Manager Mark McCauley, center, speaks to the crowd after proclaiming National County Government Month as Clark County Councilors David Madore, left, and Marc Boldt look on at an April Clark County council meeting at the Public Service Center. The council is granted McCauley a new, 18-month contract at Tuesday's meeting.

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  16. Camas' Bill Jessett - led by example'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Columbian

    Michael Jessett remembered his father, William "Bill" Jessett of Camas, as the kind of person, wherever he went, who would make new friends. "You immediately like him, and he was involved in everything," Michael said of his late father, who after retiring from the Crown-Zellerbach mill went on to a volunteer career that cemented him into the fabric of the faith and service community of the east county.

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  17. Man sentenced in brandishing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Columbian

    Darrin K. Diegel appears July 30 in Clark County Superior Court after allegedly brandishing a weapon at a group of dirt bikers on his property north of Washougal. Diegel was sentenced Friday to 90 days, which he may be able to serve through the jail's work-release program and on a work crew.

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  18. Construction to begin on new building for 2 Washougal schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Columbian

    Washougal School District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday to officially kick off construction of a new building that will house Jemtegaard Middle School and Columbia River Gorge Elementary School students. The building is expected to open in fall 2017.

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  19. OutingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Columbian

    June 13: Forever Young Hikes Strawberry Island/Fort Cascades, 3 to 5 miles, 300 elevation gain in Columbia Gorge, bring a lunch and money for a snack stop, $12 for Vancouver residents, $14 for others. Transportation provided from Luepke Center.

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  20. A look at chronic absenteeism rates in schools across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Columbian

    The chronic absenteeism rate in Washington schools is 24.8 percent, second-worst in the nation behind the District of Columbia. All local school districts had lower rates than the state average.

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