Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Sept. 29, 2020

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Vancouver man killed in I-5 crash near Ridgefield

A Vancouver man died Monday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield, according to the Washington State Patrol.
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Vancouver budget on track for smaller-than-feared pandemic dip

Though there’s still plenty of work to be done on the 2021-22 Vancouver budget, the city’s elected leaders and staff can breathe a small, if preliminary, sigh of relief: the…
Responding personnel stay back during a chaotic fire scene in Vancouver's Hough neighborhood.

Vancouver man arrested after allegedly setting his own house on fire

A 59-year-old Vancouver man was arrested Monday evening after allegedly setting his own house on fire in the Hough neighborhood and assaulting a neighbor, according to the Vancouver Police Department.
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Clark County sets a record with new COVID-19 cases over weekend

Clark County recorded the largest number of new COVID-19 cases ever for a weekend today, with 127 new cases since Friday, according to Clark County Public Health.
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, cemetery workers place the coffin containing the remains of Jose de Arimateia, 65, who died from COVID-19 complications, into a niche at the municipal cemetery in Nova Iguacu, Brazil. The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders' resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work.

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’…


Asian giant hornet.

New study determines ‘aggressive efforts’ needed to prevent spread of Asian giant hornet in Washington

The Pacific Northwest could be the perfect habitat for the Asian giant hornet — known to some researchers as the “murder hornet” — which could…

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An unidentified woman is taken into custody after witnesses said she drove her car into a crowd of protesters in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained.

Woman expected in court over driving into California rally

A woman who drove into counter-protesters after organizing a Southern California rally against racism had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but was…



Editorial Cartoons, Sept. 27-Oct. 3

In Our View: Ferguson clear choice for attorney general

Ambrose: Smarts can beat climate change

Letter: Be informed, protect democracy

Letter: Deny permit for Kalama plant

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