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  1. Updated Police: Pedestrian hit, killed by train in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Vancouver police responded to the area of Southeast 164th Avenue and Southeast Rivershore Drive for a 2:42 a.m. 911 call reporting the fatal collision. The agency's major crimes unit and traffic unit are investigating the incident and are being assisted at the scene by BNSF police.

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  2. Shift takes place in Clark County hiresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbian

    When Clark County named Bob Stevens its new director of General Services earlier this month, it marked a subtle shift in the way the county hires department heads. The hire happened through an internal appointment, which has often been the case for leadership positions in the past.

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  3. Preparing the body for babyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A healthy lifestyle during pregnancy is important, and, as local obstetricians point out, the steps women take before conceiving can have a big impact on the pregnancy, and the health of mom and baby. "Pregnancy is an incredible stress on your body," said Dr. Joy Pretcher, obstetrician and gynecologist at Kaiser Permanente Salmon Creek Medical Office.

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  4. Morning Press: County charter, wineries, Seahawks, Economic ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Clark County plans to have its own legal staff review what some perceive as ambiguities in the home-rule charter voters approved last year, officials said Friday. During its annual retreat meeting, county councilors discussed the ongoing transition to the new form of government spelled out in the charter.

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  5. Working in Clark County: Barbara Beale, acupuncturistRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Working in Clark County, a brief profile of interesting Clark County business owners or a worker in the public, private, or nonprofit sector. Send ideas to Mary Ricks: mailto:mary.ricks@columbian.com ; fax 360-735-4598; phone 360-735-4550.

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  6. Seed swap, giveaway promotes food diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbian

    With still months to go until peak gardening season, a group of about 60 people packed into the historic Venersborg Schoolhouse on Sunday afternoon to get their hands on some lesser-known seeds to add to their gardens. The annual seed swap and giveaway, started several years ago by Kristin White of Battle Ground, included tubers that would grow into 6-foot-tall lilies, indigo seeds and "more types of basil than I knew existed," White said.

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  7. Police: Driver stole car he rear-ended in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Police searched Sunday for a man suspected of stealing a car in Portland and allegedly rear-ending and stealing a second car in Vancouver. The vehicle crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Northeast 104th Avenue and 14th Street in Vancouver.

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  8. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Health care for Vancouver-area veterans will get a share of $33.9 million allocated to the VA Portland Health Care System. In a Friday afternoon release, Director Joanne M. Krumberger announced funds have been released to support hiring additional staff to improve access to care through the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act, commonly referred to as the Choice Act.

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  9. Reaves runs away with Vancouver Lake Half Marathon titleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Columbian

    For a quarter century, the Vancouver Lake Half Marathon has been a beacon of sorts for area runners, a reason to shake off winter rust and a chance to see just how far and how fast their legs can move them. Sunday's 25th edition of the 13.1-mile race was an exception, which made it a perfect opportunity to chase personal records.

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  10. A transformative timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Summer Brown's Gender Spectrum Adult support group: The group is open to adults age 18 and older and is donation-based. Suggested donation is $5 or $10.

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  11. Local economy shifts gearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Wal-Mart is launching construction of a 155,000-square-foot Supercenter in Orchards as part of the Birtcher Business Center. The store is expected to open next fall.

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  12. Check It Out: 'Fictitious Dishes' a tasty, literary readRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Jan Johnston is the Collection Development Coordinator for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. Email her at readingforfun@fvrl.org.

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  13. Fellowships offered to Native American artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists nationwide have until April 6 to apply for the 2015 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Artist Fellowship. Awards of up to $20,000 apiece will be made in six artistic disciplines: performing arts, filmmaking, literature, music, traditional arts and visual arts.

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  14. Vancouvercenter developer seeks city's OK on changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Construction is set to begin this year on the final Vancouvercenter tower, currently the largest development project in downtown Vancouver. But first, the developer is seeking the city's approval for several major changes to the plan.

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  15. Kiggins Theatre to host third annual Oscar bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Kiggins Theatre and the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce are planning their third annual Vancouver Goes Hollywood event in honor of the Academy Awards.

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  16. WSUV to host free leadership conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Washington State University Vancouver will host a free leadership conference for high school juniors and seniors, as well as college students from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. Students must register for the Cougar Leadership Program at bit.ly/cougleaders by noon Feb. 2. Participants will learn leadership strategies they can apply to their personal, academic and future professional lives.

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  17. Save the Date: Raise a glass to Vancouver drinks, goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Clark Public Utilities will host its first Race for Warmth on Feb. 8. Proceeds will benefit the utility's Operation Warm Heart program, which helps families in crisis pay their electric bills. dances.

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  18. Press Talk: Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Tick TockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    Today marks a big anniversary. OK, I sort of created this anniversary, but that doesn't make it unworthy.

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  19. Bits 'n' Pieces: Battle Ground quilter pieces together artistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    If you think quilting is only about creating bedspreads, then the work of Melisse Laing might open your eyes to a new world. Laing, 75, of Battle Ground has been a professional quilt artist for 35 years.

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  20. Pet Partners Handler CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    One-day training course for those interested in learning about the process for becoming a therapy animal team. There will be a followup Pet Partners evaluation Feb. 14. $50 for the class, and $25 for each additional household member sharing a book.

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