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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 $229,900 which is roughly $147/per square foot. More Vancouver information.

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1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

Housing project near I-90 heads to hearing - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

A developer based in Vancouver, Washington, is moving ahead with plans to develop 40.5 acres of new housing near Interstate 90 in southwest Spokane County.

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5 hrs ago | KOMO News

Woman arrested in Clark County bank, store robberies

Clark County sheriff's officers have arrested a 35-year-old Vancouver, Washington, woman accused of robbing a bank, a credit union and five stores.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Canada.com

Barbara Yaffe: Townhomes an affordable alternative in Vancouver

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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The Columbian

Burnt belt prompts fire call to Port of Vancouver

A burnt belt on a United Grain barge prompted an initial heavy response by the Vancouver Fire Department to the Port of Vancouver this morning.

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Star Tribune

Prosecutor changing charge in 'Joe Biden defense' case of Washington man who fired shotgun

A prosecutor says he'll dismiss a firearms charge because he doubts a jury would convict a Vancouver, Washington, man who said he was following the advice of Vice President Joe Biden when he fired a shotgun in the air.

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The Columbian

You Can Help

Firstenburg Community Center is looking for front desk and scanner assistance. Scanners will check passes to ensure people passing beyond the scanning position are pass-holders.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Columbian

Memorial service scheduled for Joe Player Sr.

A memorial service for Joe Player, Sr., a longtime member of the local golfing community, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the Theatre at The Quarry Senior Living, 415 S.E. 177th Ave., in Vancouver.

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The Columbian

Legacy of a tragedy: Crash victim teaches, even in death

And although his smashed-up Subaru and a new memorial road sign are reminders of his tragic death, they also carry on his legacy of teaching, his loved ones say.

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OregonLive.com

Vancouver pool closed Labor Day; open for pooches

A Vancouver pool is closing to people on Labor Day for maintenance but four-legged critters will be allowed in for a swim.

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The Columbian

Washington View: Too many of state's youths still seek jobs

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.

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The Columbian

Getting a piece of the Bakken pie

Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Census Bureau, Job Service North Dakota, Washington State Employment Security Department, North Dakota Petroleum Council WILLISTON, N.D. - Just off Highway 1804, a high grassy slope offers a sweeping view of the epicenter of North Dakota's oil boom.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Columbian

New laws target growth of graffiti

New criminal and civil codes geared toward fighting a growing graffiti problem were approved Monday by the Vancouver City Council.

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The Columbian

Driver in fatal I-205 rollover appears in court

Court records say Ryan J. McGuinness was using his 1992 Subaru Legacy to mimic a skateboarding maneuver just before a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 205 at the Southeast Mill Plain exit early Saturday.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Fatal skateboard-style car crash in Vancouver

Prosecutors say a driver was attempting a skateboard-style maneuver in his car when he crashed in Vancouver, killing a passenger.

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The Columbian

Off Beat: Firing Civil War cannons at tanks just part of the job

Mike Twist's job at Fort Vancouver puts him in a place that overlays almost two centuries of frontier heritage and American military history.

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The Columbian

Police ask for public's help to find missing Vancouver woman

Family members told Vancouver police that missing woman Barbara J. Cordova Ayala, 41, may have been feeling depressed and made statements that made them concerned for her welfare.

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The Columbian

Cancer-free 11 years, Meleah Darland, her family share their strength

The Darland family -- Hillary, Ron, Meleah and Laura -- banded together when Meleah and Ron both battled illnesses 11 years ago.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Gas station clerk looking for a raise after attempted robbery

VANCOUVER, Wash- When Roy Coffelt applied for a job at the Shell gas station off NE 112Th in Vancouver, he expected to be stocking shelves and helping out behind the register, but he didn't expect to double as a security guard.

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Bellingham Herald

Driver in police standoff kills himself near Bend

State police say the Deschutes County sheriff's office received a call Saturday night that a man described as armed and suicidal was driving on Highway 20 in the Santiam Pass area.

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Renton Reporter

Strong employement numbers, but warning lights ahead | Don Brunell

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.

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