Latest The Columbian Stories

2008-06-20 15:00:15

By Michael Andersen, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 20--A Clark County judge this week upheld the approval of a proposed asphalt plant on a Brush Prairie pasture, the latest defeat for neighbors who have fought the plan for eight years.

2008-02-19 21:00:16

By TOM KOENNINGER Keep your eyes on Rivendell, and decide for yourself whether Clark County will or can change its approach to relentless housing development. Rivendell subdivision is a proposed 55-acre housing development of 265 homes near Prairie High School.

2007-10-20 15:00:13

By Kathie Durbin, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Oct. 20--The Skamania County Sheriff's Office arrested three people Friday in connection with the Sept. 21 fire that destroyed the Stevenson Co-Ply mill west of Stevenson.

2007-06-10 15:00:22

By Howard Buck, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 10--Battle Ground parents couldn't do better for a hired baby sitter than Daria Giuchici. The honors student shuttled between Battle Ground High School and the Clark County Skills Center's applied medical sciences program.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.