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Vancouver, Washington is located in Clark County. Zip codes in Vancouver, WA include 98665, 98661, and 98685. The median home price in Vancouver is $234,900 which is roughly $143/per square foot. More Vancouver information.

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1 min ago | The Columbian

Sheriff's office won't escort grain inspectors past pickets

Local members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, locked out by United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver, added a 12-foot-tall inflatable rat to their protest on Aug. 15, 2013, at the east gate of the port.

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2 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

Arrowsmith program focuses on strengthening students' cognitive abilities

He had issues with his short- and long-term memory, leading him to struggle with memorization.

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6 hrs ago | Science

Scientists trot out dueling analyses of deadly landslide

One of the deadliest landslides in U.S. history was unleashed when part of a mountain collapsed onto a rain-sodden slope, sending a wall of mud shooting through a Washington state neighborhood, according to a federal landslide expert.

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10 hrs ago | Billboard

Singer Who Sold Investors on Fake Project With Springsteen...

Kasey Anderson bilked investors out of nearly $600,000 for various projects, including a non-existent benefit album for the "West Memphis Three."

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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Clark County gets its own Habitat store

Habitat for Humanity works on structures such as this one, erected during a challenge in which four Portland builders created affordable homes within two weeks.

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18 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Griffith to retire as head of Pierce Transit at the end of this year

Lynne Griffith, Pierce Transit's chief executive officer, announced Thursday she will retire at the end of this year after leading the agency through growth and cutbacks over the past eight years.

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22 hrs ago | PaintSquare

NTSB Lays Blame in Bridge Collapse

Poor route planning, insufficient signage, and cell-phone calls all led to a rig crash that took down Washington's Skagit River Bridge last year, federal investigators have concluded.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Columbian

Vancouver schools chief's salary rises despite complaint

In the climate of shrinking budgets, not many public employees have received a 28 percent increase in total compensation over the past six years.

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The News Tribune

Washington musician gets 4 nearly years for fraud

Kasey Anderson pleaded guilty last summer in federal court in Tacoma. According to the U.S. attorney's office, Judge Ronald B. Leighton issued the sentence Thursday, telling the 34-year-old defendant he let down a lot of people.

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The Columbian

Sex offender update

A level III sex offender recently registered as homeless in the Vancouver area. Milin Lee Carter, 52, is among the group of sex offenders considered most likely to reoffend.

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KVEW-TV Kennewick

Suspected Burglars Arrested in Kennewick

According to a press release, a neighbor advised police that a man and woman were burglarizing a trailer and were seen carying a large flat screen TV to their white full size van with a construction rack on top.

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The Columbian

Demonstration to show cooling power of trees

With summer heat expected to envelop the Vancouver area this weekend, the Master Gardeners of WSU Extension Clark County will visit Esther Short Park on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate both the "heat island effect" that occurs in urban areas, as well as the natural, air conditioning benefit that trees offer.

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The Detroit News

Give meat, vegetables and even fruit rich flavor with a marinade

How do you put more flavor into your summertime grilling and save money? Here's an easy solution: marinades.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

What's On: Published July 24, 2014

The TIMES publishes a regular calendar of community happenings, events, and support services available in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows and for local residents.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Columbian

Updated Several crashes reported amid stormy weather

During Wednesday's record-breaking rainfall, five vehicles and a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 205 in Vancouver, which clogged traffic for several hours.

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KATU-TV Portland

Preschool bus crashes with car in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. A car and a preschool bus crashed Wednesday afternoon and two children may be injured according to Vancouver police.

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The Lake Stevens Journal Online

Chamber of Commerce Awards Citizens of the Year

Several amazing people were nominated for the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, making the selection difficult as always, but we are proud to recognize Wilma C. Daniels as the 2014 Citizen of the Year.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Fitness company to expand Va manufacturing plant

Fitness equipment maker Core Health & Fitness is planning to invest $2 million to expand a Grayson County manufacturing plant, creating 250 jobs.

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The Columbian

Tidewater acquires West Coast Marine Cleaning

Vancoouver-based marine transport company Tidewater has acquired the assets of West Coast Marine Cleaning, Inc., also based in Vancouver, Tidewater said Tuesday.

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The Columbian

Mount. St. Helens to become blast zone

When they set out to help chart the inaccessible regions far below a volcano, Nick Lock was swinging a pick and Leah Sabbeth was holding a GPS unit.

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