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Camas one step closer to approving affordable housing strategies

With a median home price of $403,800 — more than $100,000 over the median Clark County home price — and new homes getting bigger and costlier each year, living in Camas is becoming too expensive for many families. “Data shows that lower income households are heavily impacted by a lack...
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Clark County deputies seek suspects in Vancouver bottle shop burglary

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Clark County deputies are looking for suspects after a Vancouver taproom was broken into early Wednesday morning. Authorities say an unknown suspect or suspects broke through the front door of Northwest Liquid Gold Taproom and Bottle Shop and stole multiple things from inside. They fled in what deputies believe was a stolen Silver Jeep Grand Cherokee with Oregon plate: 045MCP.
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Heat wave on the way this weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an excessive heat warning for all lower-elevation areas in Southwest Washington, including Camas and Washougal, this weekend, Saturday morning, June 26 through Monday evening, June 28. “Hot daytime temperatures, combined with warm overnight lows, will result in high heat risk and heat-related stress,”...
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Health Advisory Lifted For Vancouver Lake

VANCOUVER, Wa. – Good news for this weekend. Clark County Public Health has lifted the health advisory for Vancouver Lake. Testing has found that blue-green algae is no longer present in the water and toxin levels have decreased enough for the water to be safe. Here’s more from Clark County:
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Vancouver City Council reviews Interstate Bridge Replacement Program

Editor’s Note: This article was produced and first published by Clark County Today, It is published here with full attribution to and permission of and Editor Ken Vance. The afternoon of June 21, the Vancouver City Council held a workshop to review the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program (IBRP)...
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Vancouver man to serve two years for firing gun at fleeing vehicle

A Vancouver man was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for shooting at a car full of people, including his ex-girlfriend, as they drove away from him, according to court records. Cornelius Maleik Birdsong, 20, pleaded guilty in Clark County Superior Court to second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, second-degree unlawful...
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Forecasters upgrade heat wave warning for Clark County

Forecasters have upgraded their warning for an unprecedented heat wave set to move into the region starting Friday, predicting dangerously hot temperatures as high as 108 degrees with little cooling overnight. “Temperatures will already be in the low to mid-90s beginning Friday, but increase further to dangerous levels Saturday through...
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Five people burglarize east Vancouver taproom

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a group of people who broke into an east Vancouver taproom and stole things Wednesday morning. The burglary occurred around 5:15 a.m. at Northwest Liquid Gold Taproom and Bottle Shop, 11202 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. In surveillance footage released by the sheriff’s...

Sheriff: Suspects caught on camera breaking into Vancouver taproom

CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) - Suspects were caught on camera breaking into a taproom in Vancouver Wednesday morning, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. The break-in occurred at about 5:15 a.m. at Northwest Liquid Gold Taproom & Bottle Shop, located at 11012 Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard. The sheriff's office said the suspects were seen breaking the front door and stealing multiple items before leaving the taproom.
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Sale of fireworks begins June 28, use in unincorporated area of Clark County allowed July 4

VANCOUVER – For the Independence Day holiday, residents can use fireworks in unincorporated Clark County only from 9 am to midnight Sun., July 4. “Even though fireworks are offered for sale starting on June 28, remember that they are not allowed to be used until July 4,” said Clark County Fire Marshal Dan Young. Clark County Fire Marshal staff will be out enforcing the fireworks laws. Illegal use of fireworks such as curfew or device type violation is subject to a $500 civil fine for first time offenders.
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Clark County issues burn ban

The Clark County Fire Marshal has announced all land clearing and residential burning will be restricted until further notice. The county will offer to reissue or extend burning permits issued before the burn ban, according to a news release. Restrictions don’t apply to federally-managed land. “Out of abundance of caution...
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Clark Co. issues warm weather burn ban starting Friday

CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) – Clark County announced a warm-weather burn ban on all land clearing and residential burning in the county starting Friday, June 25 at 12:01 a.m. The Fire Marshal also rescinded all burning permits issued before the ban, according to the county. Permits can be reissued or extended when the ban is lifted.
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Fort Vancouver grad’s speech focusing on refugees hailed around globe

The aftermath from Medina Jasarevic’s words at Fort Vancouver High School’s graduation ceremony last week has the recent high school graduate, well, speechless. “My emotions are all over the place,” the 18-year-old said. “I never expected this.”. Her 4-minute, 50-second graduation speech presented to the Class of 2021 and guests...
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County implements warm weather burn ban beginning Friday

VANCOUVER – Starting at 12:01 a.m. Fri., June 25, all land clearing and residential burning in Clark County will be restricted until further notice. The fire marshal also is rescinding all burning permits issued prior to the ban. Permits can be reissued or extended when the ban is lifted. The burning restrictions do not apply to federally managed lands.