Clark County Newswire (Page 7)

Clark County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Clark County, WA. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 3,874 in Clark County, WA

  1. Candidates in 49th Legislative District make their caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... engaged in the community's political scene for years. She can often be found at the Vancouver City Council and Clark County council meetings. She recently helped form the Republicans of Clark County, a conservative countermovement critical of the ...

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  2. 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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  3. La Center school water called safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... or well below the threshold for safe to drink," the release said. The samples were sent out two weeks ago. Clark County schools have been prompted to test their drinking water this spring after a test in Portland schools found multiple problems with ...

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  4. NBA forward Dante Cunningham arrested in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    Dante Cunningham , who plays for the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans, was in Clark County District Court on Friday morning after being arrested on suspicion of DUI. Cunningham, who played for the Portland Trail Blazers from 2009-11, was stopped by Washington State Patrol Trooper Timothy Cunningham at 1:20 a.m. this morning on State Route 500 near 112th Avenue.

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  5. La Center water tests come out cleanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... come back as either no trace of lead/copper or well below the threshold for safe to drink," the release said. Clark County schools have been prompted to test their drinking water this spring after a test in Portland schools found multiple problems ...

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  6. Recycled Arts Festival flush with ways to make waste into wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... state. "That's a big deal in terms of our environmental friendliness," said spokesman Andrew Loescher of Clark County Environmental Services, which created the festival. "We're getting away from traditional toilets, and we're pretty excited about ...

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  7. Affordable housing slipping away from median household incomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    If you're an average family in Clark County, you can buy an average house - at least according to the numbers. The Columbian's analysis found that a household earning the county's median household income, about $60,000 per year, can just manage to get into a median-priced home, which in May had a sale price of $293,000.

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  8. Vancouver subdivision to be named after McKibbinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... of Habitat for Humanity. Evergreen Habitat for Humanity has worked to improve living conditions for low-income Clark County families since 1991, the nonprofit said in a news release. Homes are sold with a zero-percent interest-rate mortgage after ...

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  9. Spending the weekend in Vancouver? Here's what you can doRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... awesome attributes. By way of welcoming you newbies, here's a quick weekend-visitor's guide to Vancouver and Clark County. Want to get to know us? Check out these places to go and things to see and do. (If we don't mention a price, it's free.) a ...

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  10. Market Fresh Finds: When life is a bowl of pie cherriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... Additionally, frozen cherries should be partially thawed before inclusion in the mix. Leigh Rosenberger is a Clark County WSU Extension Master Food Preserver. For additional recipes, food preservation and food safety information visit ...

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  11. BIA to distribute $1.9M to Clark County members enrolled in incentive programRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Vancouver Business Journal

    Building Industry Association of Clark County members participating in the Return on Industrial Insurance program will receive a portion of a $1.9 million rebate later this month.

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  12. Dead kittens found in bag near Orchards parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    Several dead kittens were found abandoned in a paper bag in Orchards Thursday, but it's unlikely officials will be able to figure out what happened, Clark County Animal Control manager Paul Scarpelli said. Someone reportedly found the kittens on Northeast 71st Street, he said, off Northeast 117th Avenue and near the Lowe's hardware store there.

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  13. Cowlitz casino leaders want to a turn the pageaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... around an anticipated increase in traffic and crime and a disruption to the quiet rural character of north Clark County. Officials say they understand the concerns but pointed to the casino's location - on 152 acres right off the interstate and not ...

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  14. Deputy in bank robbery shooting identified as 18-year sheriffa s office veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    The Clark County Sheriff's Office identified Deputy Albin Boyse, an 18-year veteran of the office and school resource officer at Columbia River High School, as the deputy who shot the man who was killed following a Monday afternoon bank robbery and police pursuit. Boyse fired his weapon after forcing a suspect in a robbery at a downtown US Bank branch to stop his vehicle, the sheriff's office said Thursday.

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  15. Three boating safety classes scheduled June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    A basic boating safety class will be offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Power Squadron and Clark County Marine Patrol from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Clark County Public Works Maintenance and Operations Conference Center, 4700 N.E. 78th St. Room B-1. The class will cost $10 per person.

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  16. Rain, rain still not ready to go away in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... dgefield, 3 inches; Jim Knoll, Five Corners, 2.56 inches; Bob Mode, Minnehaha, 1.88 inches; Murphy Dennis, near Clark County Rifles, 3.13 inches; and Roland Derksen from Vancouver, B.C., had 2.42 inches.

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  17. Letter: Daily tasks put strain on drainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... debris on the roads and pulls it into the drainage system. There are multiple solutions that some cities within Clark County have already started using, such as porous asphalt and pervious concrete. These are just a couple of the many ways cities ...

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  18. Community Foundation awards series of grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Columbian

    Over the last few months, a committee reviewed over 62 applications and doled out $191,029 to Clark County projects, such as Bridgeview Housing's construction of an employment and resource center, and Second Step Housing's Stepping Up to Eliminate Poverty program. The remaining $105,418 went to Cowlitz County organizations, such as the Children's Justice and Advocacy Center, the Ethnic Support Council and Cowlitz County Head Start Early Learning Center.

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  19. Robbery suspect died of multiple gunshot woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Columbian

    The man killed Monday west of Battle Ground following a bank robbery in Vancouver died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office. The medical examiner's office also determined Kenneth Allen Pointer's manner of death was a homicide, which simply means someone else's actions led to his death.

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  20. Commission debates I-5 Bridge replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... collaboration within Washington state. During one presentation, representatives from numerous small cities in Clark County spoke about the need for state agencies to work with cities to ensure projects get done. "We need better help on the planning ...

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