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Pedigo Products primarily makes stainless steel equipment for sterile processing and operating rooms. The Vancouver company recently received a $7 million contract to provide products to the Defense Logistics Agency for five years.

Vancouver-based Pedigo lands $7M contract to provide medical equipment to DOD

A newly awarded government contract means Vancouver-made hospital equipment will be found in Department of Defense and federal agency medical facilities around the world.
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Police tape blocks off the area where Vancouver police officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife Sunday morning. The shooting was at the Sky Ridge Estates mobile home park in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood.

LULAC condemns Jan. 9 fatal shooting by Vancouver police

In a statement issued Saturday, the League of United Latin American Citizens of Southwest Washington condemned the Jan. 9 fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man by Vancouver police officers at…
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The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

Clark County redistricting process sent back to committee in 3-2 vote by council

The Clark County Council voted Tuesday to send the contentious process of determining council district boundaries back to the committee that previously failed to reach a decision on the issue.
Politics
Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

Burgerville CEO stepping down after 5 years

Burgerville USA’s CEO is leaving the business to resume her leadership at The Taylor Group, a coaching and leadership training company she co-founded. 
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An employee of The Mighty Bowl prepares an order for a customer in downtown Vancouver.

Washington minimum wage increase ripples through Clark County

As Washingtonians rang in the new year, a big change took place. The state’s minimum wage rose by nearly a dollar, and its minimum threshold…

Business

A sign bearing the corporate logo hangs in the window of a Starbucks open only to take-away customers in this photograph taken Monday, April 26, 2021, in southeast Denver.  Starbucks is no longer requiring its U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, reversing a policy it announced earlier this month. The Seattle coffee giant says, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022,  it's responding to last week's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Starbucks nixes vaccine mandate after Supreme Court ruling

Starbucks is no longer requiring its U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, reversing a policy it announced earlier this month.

Northwest

Washington Dept. of Transportation snow plows work on a stretch of eastbound Interstate Highway 90, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, as snow falls near Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state. More U.S. drivers could find themselves stuck on snowy highways or have their travel delayed this winter due to a shortage of snowplow drivers as some states are having trouble finding enough people willing to take the jobs. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington’s snow response snowballs into an ideological storm

On this, there’s no debate: The Washington State Department of Transportation is short on staff. But the explanation for it has transformed what may have…

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Hudson’s Bay girls play Hockinson on Tuesday, Jan. 4,2022, at Hockinson High School in Brush Prairie.

Paytin Ballard posts 21 points to lead Hudson’s Bay girls past Hockinson

A guard by nature, senior plays a big game inside for the Eagles in 54-37 win

Politics

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters alongside, from left, Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., during a press conference regarding the Democratic party's shift to focus on voting rights at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.

Raw Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster

Senators faced off in emotional, raw debate Wednesday on voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital for protecting democracy but that's almost…

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Camas School Board OKs 3-year contract for new superintendent

The Camas School Board has secured a three-year contract with the school district’s new superintendent, John Anzalone.

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