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Naturespaces volunteers walk along Countryside Park's lightly worn dirt trail Saturday morning. Those living nearby have worked to cultivate the park's understory, the layer of vegetation existing under a tree canopy.

Naturespace volunteers celebrate Vancouver’s literal roots

Countryside Park’s tree line serves as a portal between two distinct realms coexisting within 2 acres.
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People walk through Gaiser Hall on the first day of classes at Clark College in September.

Clark College seeks support to add computer science bachelor’s degree

Representatives from Clark College delivered a statement of need for a bachelor’s degree program in computer science to the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges Wednesday morning.
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Ridgefield hires Chuck Green as new director of Public Works

Ridgefield’s Public Works department welcomed a familiar face when longtime resident Chuck Green was named director on Tuesday.
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Clark County Veterans Assistance Center Vice President Ruth Lakel holds a box of food at the center. The organization operates a food pantry that gives out boxes to individuals and families.

Clark County Veterans Assistance Center food program confronts challenges

While food prices across the country soar, many food banks and pantries are struggling to supply enough meals to those seeking warm food and supplies.
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Cars snake through a construction zone at the intersection of South Royle Road and South 15th Street in Ridgefield. Residents say it's difficult to drive on, especially at night.

Ridgefield residents riled over Royle Road construction mistakes, delays

Delays and mistakes on the South Royle Road improvement project in Ridgefield led Steve Stuart, the Ridgefield city manager, to issue a public apology for…

Business

FILE - People visit Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on April 18, 2022. Union members voted down a contract proposal covering tens of thousands of Walt Disney World service workers, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, saying it didn't go far enough toward helping employees face cost-of-living hikes in housing and other expenses in central Florida.

Disney World unions vote down offer covering 45,000 workers

Union members voted down a contract proposal covering tens of thousands of Walt Disney World service workers, saying it didn't go far enough toward helping…

Northwest

Wind turbines on a hill near Ellensburg on November 19. Washington's electricity needs are expected to double by 2050.

By 2050, Washington might need to buy energy from other states

For years, Washington has exported some of the electricity it produced. The state sent more than 18 percent of its generated power out of state…

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Sports

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, center, gets by Chicago Bulls guard Coby White, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, in Chicago.

Tired Blazers can’t hold back Bulls’ second-half charge, fall 129-121

Zach LaVine scored 36 points, DeMar DeRozan had 27 and the Chicago Bulls topped Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers 129-121 on Saturday night.

Politics

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks on the January jobs report in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in Washington. Going into Tuesday's State of the Union address, Biden sees a nation with its future aglow. Republicans take a far bleaker view.

State of the Union: Biden sees economic glow, GOP sees gloom

Going into Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Joe Biden sees a nation with its future aglow.

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More than three months after a fire at Fox Pointe apartments, resident Wilma Pomeroy's one-bedroom unit still has no electricity or hot water. Plywood was put over her front door after firefighters kicked it in.

Low-income residents of Fox Pointe Apartments in Vancouver left without housing options after fire

In late October, Wilma Pomeroy was gearing up for a Friday night doing laundry at Fox Pointe apartments in Vancouver’s Bagley Downs neighborhood when another…

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