Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized

Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land food

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A group of researchers say polar bears forced off melting sea ice will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion that contradicts studies indicating that bears may be benefiting from bird eggs, berries and other land food sources.


Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt just delivered his state of the city address. How well do you feel we're doing?

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Portland Timbers

Gutted – Absolutely Gutted

Portland Timbers lose 2-1 in their first Cascadia Cup Clash of 2015… In seeing another

Home Made

A Pie for Easter

Easter is a ham holiday. Oh sure, there are the chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and

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Welcome to Portrait

Every year The Columbian takes the opportunity to share portraits of some of the people who make Clark County such a special place to live, work, learn and play. In this year's edition, we highlight small business owners, a cancer survivor and many volunteers and experts who have left an impact on their chosen field or the community as a whole.


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