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Benson girls basketball coach Eric Knox, upper right, confronts the Camas student section during a game Dec.

Inappropriate remarks likely made at Camas basketball game, probe finds

An independent investigation into alleged racist remarks made by Camas High School students at a December girls basketball game concluded inappropriate comments likely were used, but the lead investigator said…
Stephen Chan of Mighty Bowl, left, serves up a lunch order as owner Steve Valenta chats with a customer in downtown Vancouver. In the fourth quarter of last year, Valenta's costs for food increased 24 percent. They had been steadily rising throughout the pandemic. His costs for to-go packaging rose 60 percent.

Clark County restaurant profits sink as omicron surges

Steve Valenta has spent 10 years pouring his life’s savings, his energy and his care into his Mighty Bowl restaurant in downtown Vancouver — to great success. But it’s not…
Vancouver Public Schools had to close the COVID-19 testing site outside the Jim Parsley Center on Tuesday because of lack of staffing.

Staffing shortages affect Vancouver Public Schools’ COVID-19 test site

Vancouver Public Schools closed its COVID-19 testing center at the Jim Parsley Center Complex in Vancouver at noon Tuesday due to a staffing shortage.
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Polling shows Republican gains in Washington and beyond

When the results came back for the most recent Crosscut/Elway Poll earlier this month, the party identification numbers caught my attention. The percentage of respondents who identified as Republican had…
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The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell ran from the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

Public’s help sought in fatal Hazel Dell hit-and-runvideo icon

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man deputies said ran from a fatal crash Sunday in Hazel Dell.


A sign for Microsoft offices, Thursday, May 6, 2021 in New York. Microsoft stunned the gaming industry when it announced, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, it would buy game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo.

Microsoft profits up 21%, giving cushion for gaming push

Demand for Microsoft’s cloud-computing services and work software helped boost its quarterly profits by 21% as the pandemic continued to keep many office workers at…

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Prep Roundup: Balanced attack leads Ridgefield boys over Washougal

Zachary Warren scored 15 points to lead four Spudders in double figures as the Ridgefield boys basketball team beat Washougal 57-44 on Tuesday.


Deborah Moody, an administrative clerk at the Alaska Division of Elections office in Anchorage, Alaska, looks at an oversized booklet explaining election changes in the state on Jan. 21, 2022. Alaska elections will be held for the first time this year under a voter-backed system that scraps party primaries and sends the top four vote-getters regardless of party to the general election, where ranked choice voting will be used to determine a winner. No other state conducts its elections with that same combination.

EXPLAINER: How Alaska’s unique new election system works

Alaska elections will be held for the first time this year under a unique new system that scraps party primaries and uses ranked choice voting…

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The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

Omicron COVID-19 variant straining Clark County hospitals

The omicron variant of COVID-19 is rampant in Clark County.

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