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  1. Mature Learning Program presents "What Does It Mean To Be Healthy?"Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Columbian

    Symposium showcasing health and wellness classes, and explores the latest developments in alternative or complementary health. $10 registration fee.

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  2. Genealogy Webinar Broadcast: Genealogy 101, a Three-Session Course in Beginning GenealogyRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Columbian

    First of a three-part class on taking known genealogy and access to information, and getting it organized and compiled.

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  3. Mental evaluation ordered for Vancouver standoff suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Peter Benson was charged with assault after a nearly 10-hour standoff with Vancouver police Friday. Benson appeared in court Monday in Vancouver.

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  4. Free food for homeless spurs worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Volunteers regularly feeding homeless people in Esther Short Park over the winter have run into questions about food handling and safety from Clark County Public Health since their story hit this newspaper and other media a few weeks ago. But because the group is informal and essentially leaderless, those questions still haven't been answered satisfactorily, according to a health department official.

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  5. Youngster with sole collects thousands of pairs of shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Students at Lake Shore Elementary received a handout Monday asking them to bring used shoes to one of three local fire stations, which shocked third-grader Teagan Wigginton. Wigginton, 9, was surprised because she didn't know the fire stations were collecting shoes for the shoe drive - a drive she started in November 2013 with a goal of collecting 25,000 pairs of shoes for global nonprofit Soles4Souls to give to kids in need.

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  6. Riverview Bancorp to pay quarterly dividend April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Riverview Bancorp, Vancouver-based parent of Riverview Community Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.01125 per share. The dividend will be payable April 21 to shareholders of record on April 6, the bank said Tuesday.

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  7. Camas, Washougal focus of hospitality workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Camas Hotel is one of the places Dale Blosser likes to visit when he's in the area. Blosser calls himself a professional mystery guest for boutique hotels, and today he'll be in Washougal giving presentations at the Best Western Plus Parkersville Inn & Suites.

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  8. Clark County Jail inmate dies of apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    At about 5:05 p.m., the inmate, who was housed alone in his cell, was found unresponsive, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Corrections deputies and jail medical staff tried to save the inmate's life.

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  9. Klickitat County rezone plan reaches state appeals courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Eight years after it was first proposed, the controversial rezoning of more than 1,000 acres of land along the White Salmon River remains tied up in a legal battle that has reached the Washington State Court of Appeals. Klickitat County has pursued a series of changes it says would better control expected growth along the river.

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  10. Minimum wage issue draws local testimony in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Teresa Mosqueda of the Washington State Labor Council, at podium, is joined by lawmakers and other supporters at a news conference in Olympia on Monday before a hearing on a bill to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour over the next four years. The bill, which has passed the House and is being considered by the Senate, would add a series of 50-cent increases to the current $9.47 state hourly minimum wage.

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  11. Community notebook: Clark County shooters qualify for Junior Olympics competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The shooters, members of Clark County Competitive Shooters who train at the Vancouver Rifle and Pistol Club, qualified based on their scores at local competitions. The four air-rifle qualifiers won first-round invitations to the nationals.

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  12. Updated Image Elementary lockdown liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Image Elementary School in east Vancouver was locked down for about two hours this afternoon while police searched for a suspicious subject spotted near the school. At 2:38 p.m., police got a call about somebody near Northeast 122nd Avenue and 49th Street with his shirt lifted up, revealing what appeared to be a gun in his waistband, Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.

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  13. Off Beat: They flew high, fueled by inspiration from ChkalovRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Game-players flew their versions of "Night Witch" bombing missions recently in a downtown Vancouver convention center. The game was inspired by Russian women who bombed German invaders during World War II.

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  14. Standoff suspect appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Peter Benson, 55, was charged with assault after a nearly 10-hour standoff with Vancouver police Friday. Benson appeared in court Monday in Vancouver.

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  15. Giving students a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Columbian

    Many of the students in Melissa Cantwell's special education class at Hough Elementary are nonverbal, but with the help of iPads, some students are communicating successfully for the first time. ( Alicia Miner's son Austin Porter is autistic and nonverbal so he communicates with the help of an iPad.

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  16. Tim Martinez: Time to get with the timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    I mean it wasn't that long ago I was taking my daughter to her first day of kindergarten, and I remember calculating back then that she would graduate from high school in 2015. Well, in the event what everyone is saying is true, I thought it might be a good idea to catch up with the times, or at least try.

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  17. Morning Press: C-Tran; Woodland library; Inslee; Adoptee; Dancing athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Student James West rides C-Tran's No. 47 bus to Yacolt earlier this month. The route is one of the least-used in C-Tran's system, with slightly more than 6,000 boardings in 2014.

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  18. Celebrating 10 years at Cathlapotle PlankhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    The Cathlapotle Plankhouse will reopen for the 2015 season on April 12. For information about upcoming events at the plankhouse, visit Those interested in volunteering at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse are invited to attend a volunteer orientation 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the plankhouse, on the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. They were there to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Chinookan plankhouse replica that was built on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, and to be thanked for making the cultural center a reality.

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  19. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    When one of Clark County's major traffic signals malfunctioned in December, it didn't take long for Rob Klug and his team to find out about it. From an office at the Clark County Public Service Center, Klug immediately keyed in on the intersection of Northeast 134th Street and Northeast 20th Avenue, which had reverted to flashing red lights.

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  20. Adaptive-reuse project means makeover for West BarracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    The long-vacant Infantry Barracks at Fort Vancouver will be renovated into studio and one-bedroom apartments over the next year as part of an $8.3 million "adaptive reuse" project involving four buildings. The Quartermaster Storehouse will be outfitted with utility stub-outs so a food and beverage service operator easily could plug a kitchen into the space.

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