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Oct. 28, 2021

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Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout in the Ballot Tabulation Room of the Clark County Election Office on Tuesday night, Aug. 6, 2019.

Short list of ideas to replace Wyman as Washington secretary of state

Republicans and Democrats seem to agree that Kim Wyman, Washington state’s top elections official, won’t be easy to replace, now that she’s taking a new job working in Washington, D.C.
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Clark County Politics
The LEED Gold certification icon is seen at the entrance to the Broadway Tower, Portland's newest modern mixed-used tower.

Clark County Council OKs program to improve buildings’ energy efficiency

With portions of Clark County experiencing a building boom, some commercial property owners and developers could soon get financial help in making their buildings more energy efficient.
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Clark County Business
Fountain Village Apartments in east Vancouver sold to new owners.

Two Vancouver apartment complexes sold for $59M

Two Vancouver apartment complexes have been sold for $59 million to a Canada-based real estate investment trust.
Clark County News

Fire officials investigate arson at west Hazel Dell house

Fire officials say a woman looked out her window Tuesday night in west Hazel Dell to see a man in a black mask holding a gas can outside of her…
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David Croswell is sentenced to 8 1/2  years in prison after he fatally struck two German tourists with his car in June 2019 on the beach at Sandy Swimming Hole. He pleaded guilty to one count of vehicular homicide last month in Clark County Superior Court.

Washougal man gets 8½ years in crash deaths of German tourists

A Washougal man who fatally struck two German tourists with his car in June 2019 while they were sunbathing on the beach at Sandy Swimming…


The homepage of the Washington Employment Security Department.

400 fewer Clark County residents employed in September

There were 400 fewer employed residents in Clark County in September, but the recovery continues on an upward trend, said Scott Bailey, regional economist for…


Jeremiah D. Mathews is a suspect in a homicide investigation involving a body located near the Cowlitz River Oct. 6.

Victim in ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect’s case died of a gunshot to the head, officials say

Officials say a body found in early October near the Cowlitz River died by homicide. The suspect is scheduled to be arraigned today. 

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, drives to the basket on Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021.

Blazers find some offense, roll past Grizzlies 116-96

CJ McCollum scored 25 points, Damian Lillard added 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-96 on Wednesday night.


President Biden walks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, following a visit to meet with House Democrats.

Biden announces ‘historic’ deal, asks Democrats for votes

President Joe Biden declared Thursday he has reached a “historic economic framework” with Democrats in Congress on his sweeping domestic policy package, a hard-fought yet…

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Clark County Councilor Julie Olson and Council Chair Eileen Quiring O'Brien during a county council meeting in late 2019.

Efforts to redraw council district maps hindered by Clark County Council

With little more than two months left, the county is at long last making progress on efforts to redraw the council districts map.

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FILE - In this June 6, 2021 file photo, a youth receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the central Israeli city of Rishon LeZion.

Pfizer vaccines for younger kids expected in Washington next week

Health officials in Washington said Wednesday they are expecting about 316,000 doses of kid-sized Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to arrive in the state next week ahead…


A car crosses the border into Canada, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Aug. 9.

Travel in Canada is a prize for the vaccinated and vigilant

When the pandemic descended, the boundless vistas and insane sunsets of Kamouraska became a distant, unattainable dream for this bicyclist from Virginia. This is one…

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FILE - In this June 19, 2015 file photo, police tape surrounds the parking lot behind the AME Emanuel Church as FBI forensic experts work the crime scene, in Charleston, S.C. Families of nine victims killed in a racist attack at the church have reached a settlement with the Justice Department over a faulty background check that allowed Dylann Roof to purchase the gun he used in the 2015 massacre. (AP Photo/Stephen B.

Families of 9 killed in S.C. church settle with feds over gun

Families of nine victims killed in a racist attack at a Black South Carolina church have reached a settlement with the Justice Department over a…

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