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The Elwood permanent supportive housing complex has a community garden among other trauma-informed features designed by Access Architecture.

Vancouver Housing Authority amps up security with more cameras, alarms, fencing, alarms at complexes

The Vancouver Housing Authority will update security measures in four of its public housing facilities, thanks to a grant.
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The Vantage Bridge carries Interstate 90 across the Columbia River near Vantage at dusk in February 2018.

Is a new Columbia River Treaty treaty on tap?

Since 1961, the U.S. and Canada have worked together to manage dams in the Columbia River Basin, but this arrangement may change in September 2024.
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An aerial view shows the city of Washougal's wastewater treatment plant this year. The city has received a $10 million loan from the Washington State Public Works Board to help construct a biosolids facility at the treatment plant.

Washougal gets $10M loan for construction of biosolids handling facility

The city of Washougal has received a $10 million Public Works Assistance Account loan for the construction of a new biosolids handling facility from the Washington State Public Works Board.

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Driver killed in single-car crash on State Route 503 in northern Clark County

One person was killed in a single-car collision Saturday on state Route 503 north of Lewisville Park, the Washington State Patrol said.


Heidi Griggs, manager of the joint Pepper Bridge Winery and Amavi Cellars tasting room, pours a glass in November 2020 at the tasting room on the ground floor of the Rediviva building. Two more wineries are set to join the lineup at The Waterfront.

Grape harvest in the Valley: The process of vine to bottle at Pepper Bridge Winery

When considering the process of winemaking, some minds might recall Episode 23 of “I Love Lucy,” titled “Lucy’s Italian Movie.” While the iconic scene, featuring…


Spokane author’s story on her family’s Bermuda Triangle disappearance set for History Channel

The Bermuda Triangle’s mysteries have a deeply personal grip on Spokane author Sarah Conover.

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Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III is tackled by Carolina Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, in Seattle.

Walker sparks Seahawks to win over Panthers

Kenneth Walker III rushed for 97 yards and two second-half touchdowns, Jason Myers kicked four field goals, and the Seattle Seahawks pulled away in the…


House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, in Washington.

With House Republicans in turmoil, colleagues implore GOP holdouts not to shut down government

Working furiously to take control of a House in disarray, allies of Speaker Kevin McCarthy implored their Republican colleagues Saturday to drop their hardline tactics…

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Pallets of pumpkins sit on a trailer at Bi-Zi Farms in Brush Prairie. Bi-Zi Farms owners have had to bring in pumpkins from outside farms because of the state's water usage restrictions.

Clark County’s Bi-Zi Farms at risk; Ecology says it will enforce 5,000 gallon per day water limit

Bi-Zi Farms’ two-year battle with the state Department of Ecology over water rights isn’t over yet, but a recent ruling by the state agency could…

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Benton County Mosquito Control District surveillance technician Kylie Morgan inserts dead mosquitoes into vials so that they can be tested for West Nile virus, among other diseases, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, in Richland, Washington.

WA’s mosquito trackers are seeing a spike of West Nile virus

The traps dangle from shepherd’s hooks or tree branches and Kylie Morgan keeps an eye out for them as she drives her truck carefully over…


Christina Martin, of Rosamond, California, holds Lisa Frank Crocs that her sister gave her as a birthday gift. Martin has been a Lisa Frank fan since she was a child.

Long live Lisa Frank! Gen Z, 40-year-olds and even babies are channeling a ‘90s revival

In elementary school, Christina Martin loved the bright colors and whimsical animals of artist-entrepreneur Lisa Frank.

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An urban forestry specialist with North East Trees loads up a truck with trees the group plans to deliver to Watts residents. The trees are intended to bring shade and reduce heat in those neighborhoods.

Feds award $1 billion to plant trees, combat extreme heat

California is among the states that will share in more than $1 billion in federal funding to help plant trees in an effort to mitigate…

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In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Tidy buses; trashy roads

Smith: Bidenomics having an odd effect on deficits

Ambrose: Context matters on book bans

Other Papers Say: Address ballot rejections

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