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  1. Columbia River graduate dies in California crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    A Columbia River High School graduate who was an athlete for the Chieftains died early Friday in a vehicle collision, the school confirmed. Connor Tarr, 26, died in a four-vehicle crash that was reported at 2:22 a.m. Friday on Interstate 5 near Los Banos, Calif., according to the Merced Sun-Star.

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  2. In Our View: Package for Roads a MustRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Allow us to start from this premise: The Washington Legislature must pass a transportation package next year. By allowing the past two years to come and go without providing major transportation funding, lawmakers have watched the state's roads and bridges slip into further disrepair, further decay, further obsolescence.

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  3. Off Beat: Old-school approach to building pays off at AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Academy, which opened in 1873, is now called Providence Academy after the Fort Vancouver National Trust announced Tuesday morning that it has acquired the building, a restaurant, and another building that had housed a preschool. ( As a local group was closing the deal on a historic Vancouver building, a project leader mentioned how solid their newly acquired 141-year-old structure is.

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  4. Keep your head up: Text neck takes a toll on the spineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    An adult head weighs 10 to 12 pounds in the neutral position. When the head is tilted forward at a 15-degree angle, the weight on the neck jumps to 27 pounds.

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  5. Working in Clark County: James Winther, activities assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    "I want every day to be great for the folks living at Glenwood Place Senior Living," James Winther says. Although he was born with optic nerve damage and can't drive, it doesn't diminish Winther's energy and enthusiasm for his job as an activities assistant.

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  6. Runners take big steps for Courtyard Village residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Donations to help Courtyard Village Apartments residents can be made to the Council for the Homeless, 2500 Main St., Vancouver. With the donation, specify that the money is for Courtyard Village residents.

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  7. Police: Smart car driver hits fire truck, fleesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A Portland woman was arrested early Sunday morning in Clark County after she allegedly drove a Smart car through a red light, collided with a fire truck and fled the scene. At about 3:15 a.m., a Vancouver Fire Department fire truck was traveling west on Northeast 119th Street through the intersection at 87th Avenue.

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  8. Good Samaritan struck on I-205 has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Camas man struck by a minivan Dec. 7 on Interstate 205 died Friday. He was helping the victim of a hit-and-run crash right before he was hit, according to police.

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  9. Cadet stands the heat and rebounds for near-collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    Cadet Manufacturing faced a daunting list of misfortunes in the late 1990s: A handful of lawsuits related to house fires allegedly ignited by its electric heaters; a massive, government-ordered recall; Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings; and the costly cleanup of toxic chemicals once used in its manufacturing process. Instead, Cadet is a more robust business than ever.

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  10. Weather outside has been frightfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Despite the rainy welcome for Santa and his fans, the weather didn't cause many problems for motorists in the Clark County area. Water on Interstate 5 north of Kalama, and fallen rocks on state Highway 14 near Goldendale, briefly closed one lane of traffic in each spot, but neither highway was ever closed.

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  11. Teen hit by SUV, injured while crossing streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Sarah MacDuffee was crossing Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard against the walk signal at Northeast 102nd Avenue at about 10 p.m., said Vancouver police Sgt. K.C. Kasberg.

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  12. Steam train brings smiles to faces, Santa to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    The little girl and her family waited an hour and a half in the pouring rain to be the first in line to meet Santa Claus after he came off of a steam locomotive. "We've been coming for many years, but this year we wanted to be the first in line," Alanna's grandmother, Joanne Emel, said.

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  13. Bridge work to close lanes on I-205Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Columbian

    Construction work on the Glenn Jackson Bridge will close the left two lanes of southbound Interstate 205 between Portland and Vancouver overnight tonight, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. ODOT crews will repair bridge joints on the southbound span, closing the lanes from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday.

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  14. Press Talk: The M&M boys and StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Columbian

    And it was being held on the sixth floor of the county administration building Tuesday. Why, it was a fight of good versus evil surrounding the new charter, which is about to take effect.

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  15. Morning Press: Holiday lights, county commissioners, service dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Columbian

    A proposal by Clark County Commissioner Tom Mielke to cement county departments in advance of a new charter taking effect failed Tuesday, as Commissioner Jeanne Stewart said she could see the merits of the idea but couldn't give her support. Commissioner David Madore, who had earlier stated objections to Mielke's proposal, reiterated Tuesday that voters approved a home-rule charter in November to establish a new form of government.

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  16. In Our View: Just CheersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Columbian

    Cheers: This being the Christmas season of glad tidings, we at The Columbian are feeling nothing but cheer, so allow us to eschew the jeers for this week. We begin with Jeanne Stewart and David Madore, who had the good sense recently to reject the nonsense of fellow Clark County Commissioner Tom Mielke.

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  17. Save the Date: Holiday fun abounds in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Columbian

    Dream Big Community Center will host a free family fun night for all ages, with free admission and skate rental from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Mountain View Ice Arena, 14313 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Visit www.dreambigcc.org .

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  18. Mini GardeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Columbian

    Hands-on class teaches how to make one-of-a-kind miniature gardens. $15 fee includes some materials.

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  19. Driver gets max in June 7 fatal hit-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Columbian

    Jennifer Wade and the "love of her life," Greg Thorkildson, were holding hands, laughing and having a great time when they met Wade's sister for dinner June 7 at a local restaurant. "After dinner, we headed home, which is the last thing I remember of that night," Wade said.

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  20. Share, Council for Homeless confront challenges in New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Columbian

    With fewer people coming to the Clark County Public Service Center to get property deeds and other legal documents recorded, fewer fees are landing in the bank account of Share Vancouver. Share, Clark County's leading nonprofit agency serving the homeless and hungry, is expecting a reduction in county funding of at least $150,000 next year.

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