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    The Clark County Courthouse and variety of business buildings and homes are testimony to the abilities of architect Day Hilborn, who died in 1971.
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    When members of the John B. Higdon family came to town, they were able to fill a wagon to capacity.
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    Germans, Irish and Anglo-Saxons made up a large percentage of the early settlers in Clark County.
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    Alex Heisen, born in 1829 in Germany, arrived in Washington Territory in time to be one of the first settlers. Later, a small community in Clark County was named for him and his wife, Mary Heisen.
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    The Hathaway name is best known today for a park and a school, both in Washougal. But the Hathaways were tied in with numerous other facets of Clark County history dating back to 1853.
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    One of the real founders of Clark College, Ralph Wesley Hanna, worked for $25 a month in the beginning -- and felt fortunate to get even that small stipend.
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    Wilber and Manie Hall and their children crossed the plains to Washington in 1894 and settled ...
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    Salmon Creek, when it was still a wilderness, was the home chosen by the Goddard family, ...
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    John D. Geoghagen was a tough Irishmen. He had to be to survive the horrors of ...
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    Prunes and politics were dominating features in the life of Edward L. French, whose home at ...
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    In a small cemetery lying south of the Old Evergreen Highway just east of Southeast 164th ...
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    Ed W. Firstenburg, the founder of First Independent Bank and a leading Vancouver philanthropist, died Saturday.
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    A pioneer businessman who helped Camas grow from a one-horse village to a modern city, Charles ...
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    What do North Vancouver and Arnada Park have in common? Along with being neighborhoods adjacent to downtown ...
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    A community called Eaton, or Eatonville, named for the Joseph Eaton family, was a popular destination ...
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    Although his name is obscure today, J.E.C. Durgan gets credit as a founder of Washougal and ...
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    The pioneering DuBois family is remembered mostly for its lumber mill business, but members also branched ...
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    When Mr. and Mrs. S.L. Dollar bought property about three miles west of Battle Ground in ...
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    Old names fade out and new ones arrive on the scene. An example of a once-prominent ...
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    One of Clark County's most interesting survivors from the heyday of agriculture is the Brush Prairie ...
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    That Hazel Dell once almost was named Basilville is a tribute to a Belgian boy who ...
  • April 14th
    JUSTIN CARINCI December 22, 2007 Dale Denny, in 1933 a junior at Vancouver High School, hopped on an ...
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    Politics, journalism and other businesses were top interests for the Daniels family in Vancouver. A street west ...
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    Around the turn of the century, the Vancouver Independent newspaper observed, "All crooks look alike to ...