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A cake replica of the C-Tran bus is cut and distributed. Cake was also served when the Vine on Fourth Plain was opened in January 2017, but due to the sub-freezing temperatures the cake was frozen, said Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle.

C-Tran’s new ‘Red Vine’ service opens early and under budget

Against the backdrop of autumn leaves changing from green to red, dozens of people gathered Saturday to eat licorice and celebrate the opening of C-Tran’s second bus rapid transit line,…
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Smoke columns form on Lookout Ridge in the Willamette Nationa Forest, northeast of Eugene, Ore.

Decades of research burned in this Oregon forest. Now it could hold clues to wildfire mysteries

It was a single lightning strike, deep in the heart of the forest. When he saw the smoke, Robert Mutch knew it was trouble.
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Northwest
An illustration shows the Everett Street Corridor in northeast Camas.

Camas’ top plan for Everett Street stretch includes elevated bike lanes, sidewalks

Camas city officials have unveiled their preferred plan for redesigning a 1.5-mile stretch of Everett Street in northeast Camas with elevated bike lanes and sidewalks.
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Scott Long of Vancouver, greets his dogs, 9-year-old Beni and 6-year-old Darby, right, at Ike Memorial Dog Park in Vancouver. Six years after an off-leash park in Washougal closed, the idea is  under consideration in Camas.

Camas city officials consider adding dog park

More than six years after the area’s only off-leash dog park closed, Camas city officials are exploring the possibility of creating one in partnership with…

Business

FILE - A display panel advertises tickets for a Powerball drawing at a convenience store, Nov. 7, 2022, in Renfrew, Pa. An estimated $1.04 billion Powerball jackpot will be up for grabs, tempting players to spend a couple dollars on a longshot chance at instant riches. The prize is the world's ninth-largest lottery prize behind earlier drawings of Powerball and Mega Millions, the other nearly nationwide lottery game. The prize on the line Monday, Oct. 2, 2023 has grown so massive because there have been 32 consecutive drawings since someone won the jackpot.

$1.04 billion Powerball jackpot tempts players to brave long odds

An estimated $1.04 billion Powerball jackpot will be up for grabs Monday night, tempting players to spend a couple dollars on a longshot chance at…

Northwest

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Portland Field Office shows Negasi Zuberi. Zuberi, an Oregon man accused of kidnapping a woman in Seattle and locking her in a cinder block cell until she broke the door to escape, unsuccessfully tried to escape his jail cell on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, sheriff's officials said in a statement on Friday, Aug. 25.

Man accused of locking a woman in a cell in Oregon faces rape, kidnapping charges in separate case

A man accused of abducting a woman in Seattle, driving her hundreds of miles to his home in Oregon and locking her in a makeshift…

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Seattle Mariners' Dominic Canzone follows through on an RBI groundout against the Texas Rangers during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, in Seattle.

Mariners beat Rangers, allows Houston to win AL West

George Kirby allowed only three hits in six innings, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 1-0 on Sunday and opened the door for…

Politics

FILE - Laphonza Butler, president of EMILY's List, listens during a rally held by the Latino Victory Fund, Oct. 20, 2022, in Coral Gables, Fla. A spokesman in California Gov. Gavin Newsom's office said on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, that he will name Butler to the Senate seat of the late Dianne Feinstein.

California governor names Laphonza Butler, former Kamala Harris adviser, to Feinstein Senate seat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has selected Laphonza Butler, a Democratic strategist and adviser to Kamala Harris’ 2020 presidential campaign, to fill the U.S. Senate seat…

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Origami California roll, available at New Seasons, was the priciest and didn't include cucumber.

California rolls easy to find in the grocery store, but are some brands better than others?

Sushi stands have become as ubiquitous as fried chicken and pizza at grocery stores throughout the country. Americans purchased 43.7 million servings of sushi at…

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U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, second from right, joins Clark County Councilor Sue Marshall, right, and others during a fentanyl roundtable where treatment, prevention and housing were topics.

Fentanyl driving surge in overdoses among kids in WA’s child welfare system

The number of overdoses and accidental poisonings among Washington kids in foster care, or who received services from the state child welfare system, increased more…

Life

SAG-AFTRA member John Schmitt, second from right, and others carry signs on the picket line outside Netflix on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, in Los Angeles. Hollywood's writers strike was declared over Tuesday night when board members from their union approved a contract agreement with studios, bringing the industry at least partly back from a historic halt in production. The actors strike continues in their bid to get better pay and working conditions.

Late-night shows return after writers strike as actors resume talks that could end their standoff

Late-night talk shows are returning after a five-month absence brought on by the Hollywood writers strike, while actors will begin talks that could end their…

Nation / World

FILE -- Maria Lia Zervino one of the first women chosen by Pope Francis to be on the Dicastery for Bishops poses for a picture during an interview with the Associated Press in Rome, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023. For Zervino, who worked alongside the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio when both held positions in the Argentine bishops conference, the upcoming synod of bishops is a watershed moment for the church and quite possibly the most consequential thing Francis will have undertaken as pope. This edition is different because Francis has allowed women and other laypeople to vote alongside bishops.

Women’s voices and votes loom large as pope is set to open a Vatican meeting on church’s future

A few years ago, Pope Francis told the head of the main Vatican-backed Catholic women’s organization to be “brave” in pushing for change for women…

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Editorial cartoons for week of Oct. 2

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Listening officials, Lillard trade

Stoyanovich: We all bear cost of Google’s monopolistic practices

Leubsdorf: A good sign for Dems?

Other Papers Say: Medicare must be transparent

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