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  1. House fire displaces family in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A house fire displaced two adults and a child Saturday night in Vancouver's Burnt Bridge Creek neighborhood, according to the American Red Cross. The Vancouver Fire Department was dispatched at 10:19 p.m. to the fire, at a two-story home at 15802 N.E. 47th St. More details about the fire were not available from the department this afternoon.

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  2. Weather Eye: Weather's normal, and extended forecast is uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    I would say the weather is getting back to normal with rain in the lowlands and snow in the mountains, the cold east wind replaced by milder Pacific air. Nothing really exciting is on the horizon - more showers today and a dry day Monday, then more showers Tuesday.

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  3. In Our View: A History Of SubterfugeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Those would be typographical errors, and they have been around essentially since the advent of written languages. A dropped letter here, an added word there, and a reporter or editor could find themselves in a difficult situation.

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  4. Gift-giving, Clark County styleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    From ukuleles to archery lessons to full rain suits for children, shoppers this Christmas season can find a variety of unique gifts in local stores, many of which are seeing the fruits of a growing "buy local" ethos. Clark County's own "buy local" movement seems to be catching on with shoppers at a time when consumer spending is on the rise, said Mary Sisson, co-owner of Kazoodles toy store in Vancouver and president of Buy Vancouver USA.

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  5. Apartment fires a smoldering threat in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Blazes at multifamily complexes have caused two deaths and nearly $4.4 million in damage through October of this year a Ask if the complex has a no-smoking policy. Improperly discarded smoking materials is a leading cause of residential fires.

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  6. Watershed sustainability grants available to Vancouver city neighborhoodsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The Vancouver Watersheds Alliance is offering grants of up to $1,500 each for recognized city of Vancouver neighborhoods that want to pursue sustainability- and community-building projects. "Projects must enhance sustainability through volunteer-driven, on-the-ground environmental work or education," the website says.

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  7. Mount St. Helens Institute's supporters turn out in mixed fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The Mount St. Helens Institute's Boots and Bow Ties Dinner and Silent Auction brought in $106,000 for the institute's science, education and stewardship programs.

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  8. Van Cleve's energy, loving service celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made in memory of Van Cleve to the Hazel Dell Youth Party or to Boys & Girls Clubs of Vancouver . During a celebration honoring the life of Bud Van Cleve on Saturday, one of his daughters said Van Cleve would be greeted in heaven by friends and family members who loved him.

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  9. For homeless, hungry, a focus on survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Every Thursday is backpack day, when Share volunteers pack and deliver bags of food to hungry children to take home from school for the weekend. Last week 2,154 bags were distributed to more than 90 local schools and Head Start programs.

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  10. WSU Vancouver offers preview day Dec. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Washington State University Vancouver invites prospective students and their families to a free Preview Day beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Parking for Preview Day is free in Orange Lot 2. Learn about WSU Vancouver's academic programs, the application process, financial aid and scholarships, campus life and more.

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  11. Press Talk: DDSS class is now in sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    As you know from the syllabus, this class closely examines the stupid stuff political types in high places can't seem to avoid. The hope is that by the end of the year, those same people in high places could agree that "Don't Do Stupid Stuff" is the way to go.

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  12. Morning Press: Panhandling, charter, B.G. schools, BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    A man panhandles along a highway offramp in Vancouver. County commissioners have changed the rules to forbid people from soliciting money while standing in the streets.

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  13. Lennar-affiliated lender leases space in downtown VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Eagle Home Mortgage, a lender affiliated with national housing developer Lennar Corp., has leased 8,340 square feet of office space at the 805 Broadway Building in downtown Vancouver. Eagle Home Mortgage is a subsidiary of Universal American Mortgage Company, a division of Florida-based Lennar Corp. The company said in a news release that the new offices will provide a flagship location for Eagle Home Mortgage, a top Southwest Washington lender.

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  14. Save the Date: Firstenburg Center offers pre-holiday fun for the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Spend the weekend with family during the Family Fun Day and Movie Night at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver. From noon to 7:30 p.m. today, visitors can enjoy activities from basketball, swimming, rock climbing, pickle ball and more.

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  15. Clark College in the Gorge sets open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Clark College in the Gorge opens it doors for tours Monday night. The campus is in Bingen near White Salmon.

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  16. Battle Ground girl injured in I-205 crash in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    An 11-year-old Battle Ground girl was injured Friday in a collision in the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 north of Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard, according to the Washington State Patrol. A WSP bulletin said Eyelina Chiriac was the passenger in a 2006 Toyota Corolla driven by Christopher S. Chiriac, 45, of Battle Ground that crashed into the rear of a 2008 Honda Civic driven by Meagan D. Hallack, 28, of Kelso.

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  17. Serial robber gets five-year termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    A Vancouver woman was sentenced Friday to more than five years in prison for a spate of commercial robberies this year. Marie A. Berry, 35, was accused of robbing seven businesses - two banks, two gas stations, a restaurant, a tanning salon and a department store - in April and June.

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  18. Rain blamed for many crashes Friday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    A three-vehicle collision in east Vancouver was one of many reported around the county during Friday evening's rainy commute. The crash was reported at 3:41 p.m. at 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave., just north of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

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  19. Man is given five months for stealing 83-year-old's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to five months in jail for stealing a travel trailer that serves as home for an 83-year-old man. Albert W. Martofel, 42, pleaded guilty to first-degree theft Friday in Clark County Superior Court.

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  20. Panera rises at Steakburger siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    Steakburger is gone, but the beloved fast-food joint won't be forgotten at its former home in Hazel Dell. Panera Bread, nearing completion on its new restaurant on Northeast Highway 99 at 72nd Street, has reconditioned three letters from the red neon "Steakburger" sign to create the word "eat."

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