Clark County council grants CREDC access to funds

The Clark County council closed a week of political drama Wednesday by unanimously granting the Columbia River Economic Development Council its Associate Development Organization status.

Interior unveils proposal to aid sage grouse

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.

Brits to be asked if they want to stay in EU

LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron's government announced the question that voters in Britain will be asked in the referendum on European Union membership.

LSW Architects gives youth on-the-job experience

The students want a taste of real-life work experience at an architectural firm. A 60-year-old downtown Vancouver architecture firm wants to mentor young people, recruit more top-notch employees and put Vancouver on the Northwest's architectural map.

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Heavy rain eases Texas drought, but high water could linger

HOUSTON — This week's record rainfall in Texas eased the state's drought and swelled rivers and lakes to the point that they may not return to normal levels until July, scientists said Thursday.

Latest on flooding: Oklahoma roads, bridges still flooded

An Oklahoma emergency official says the state is still trying to get a sense of how many residents were displaced or left homeless by recent storms and flooding.

CDC probes Army lab's shipping of live anthrax

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army's top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site that was opened more than 70 years ago in a desolate stretch of desert in Utah.

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