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Everyone will want seconds of this savory pastry braid filled with cheesy chicken and vegetables.

Braid of Honor: Premade puff pastry makes savory chicken-artichoke-spinach dish sing

There comes a time in every life when you need pastry for dinner. You want whatever savory pastry creation they’ve recently made on the “Great British Baking Show,” like, I…
Pop-up shop Nanna's Curries serves palak paneer, raita, dal, beef curry, rice and paratha.

Wattle Tree Place owners dive into curry pop-up

Anna Phillips and Sophie Wegecsanyi, the sisters who owned Wattle Tree Place in Vancouver’s Uptown Village, are opening an Indian curry business. To launch their new endeavor, they’re hosting a…
Clark County Life
Trucks drive toward the Zimmerly gravel pit east of Washougal in July 2018. Operators of the pit, long the subject of opposition from neighbors and conservation groups, are seeking permission to keep extracting gravel from the site.

Columbia River Gorge gravel mine east of Washougal is denied

A Clark County hearings examiner has denied an application for development permits for a controversial gravel mine in the Columbia River Gorge east of Washougal.
Clark County Business
Aarondeep Johal, 32, makes a first appearance via video Oct. 11 in Clark County Superior Court in a kidnapping and attempted murder case involving his girlfriend and infant daughter.

Ridgefield man who threatened baby gets 10.5 years in prison

A Ridgefield man was sentenced Friday to 10½ years in prison for threatening to kill his infant daughter and violating a domestic violence no-contact order with the child’s mother.
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Washougal man who works with kids faces child porn charges

A Washougal man who reportedly worked with kids during after-school activities is accused of three counts of possession of depictions of a minor engaged in…


FILE - A marijuana grow is seen on Sept. 2, 2021, in an aerial photo taken by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office in the community of Alfalfa, Ore. Oregon has long been known as a mecca for high-quality marijuana, but that reputation has come with a downside: illegal growers who offer huge amounts of cash to lease or buy land and then leave behind pollution, garbage and a drained water table.

Oregon to crack down on illegal pot growers by holding landowners responsible

Oregon has long been known as a mecca for high-quality marijuana, but that reputation has come with a downside: illegal growers who offer huge amounts…


FILE - A man talks on his phone as he looks through the haze at the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J., June 7, 2023. Thick, smoky air from Canadian wildfires made for days of misery in New York City and across the U.S. Northeast this week. But for much of the rest of the world, breathing dangerously polluted air is an inescapable fact of life -- and death.

As historic smoke blankets the East Coast, Northwest leaders hope Congress will wake up to the wildfire threat

The nation's capital woke up Thursday to the impact of catastrophic wildfires — perhaps in more ways than one — as smoke from nearly 10…

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Trainer Jena Antonucci, center, hoists up the August Belmont Trophy alongside jockey Javier Castellano, right, and owner Jon Ebbert, left, after their horse Arcangelo won the 155th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.

Arcangelo wins Belmont Stakes as Jena Antonucci makes history

Jena Antonucci turned a Triple Crown marred by thoroughbred deaths on the track and threatened by bad air quality from wildfires in Canada into a…


FILE - Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his wife, Casey, bow their heads during a prayer at a campaign event, Wednesday, May 31, 2023, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

How Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis talks about his own Catholic faith on the presidential campaign trail

As Ron DeSantis wrapped up a 12-stop campaign tour that began in an Iowa evangelical church and ended here in a South Carolina convention center,…

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Clark County Fire District 6 firefighters walk around the site of a fire Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Whipple Creek Business Park in Salmon Creek. No one was injured in the two-alarm fire that started late Tuesday night, but at least seven businesses were destroyed.

Two-alarm blaze destroys at least seven Salmon Creek businessesvideo icon

A two-alarm, fast-moving blaze destroyed at least seven businesses in a Salmon Creek industrial complex. No one was injured in the fire that started late…

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Kim Adams of the SOAR Initiative, a nonprofit that seeks to prevent drug overdoses in Ohio, packs fentanyl testing strips to be shipped out to anonymous recipients on April 13, 2023, at their office in Columbus, Ohio. The test strips, previously labeled as illegal drug paraphernalia, were only recently decriminalized in the state this spring as part of a nationwide effort to save people who use drugs from overdosing on the deadly synthetic opioid.

Lifesaving fentanyl test strips still illegal in some states under ’70s-era war on drugs law

At Cleveland’s Urban Kutz Barbershop, customers can flip through magazines as they wait, or help themselves to drug screening tests left out in a box…


The backyard chicken renaissance lifted off the ground -- awkwardly, slightly, like a prairie chicken flapping into a tree -- during the early days of the pandemic.

Want to flock to chickens? Here’s what you need to know if planning birds for backyard

Only once did the chickens fly — or fence-hop — into Nancy Engberg’s neighbor’s yard in north Minneapolis.

Nation / World

Military divers return to Broward to haul up thousands of tires that were dumped off shore in the early 1970s in a failed attempt to create an artificial reef.

Crews challenged by efforts to remove car tires from ocean

Officials for years have been cleaning up tire after tire from the ocean floor off Broward County — removing what was once meant to create…

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June 10: Climate Change

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In Our View: Law enforcement training center is welcome

Jayne: Robertson part of Washington history

Westneat: Race may hinge on Trump

Schmidt: What are the values you fight and vote for?

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