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The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is pictured May 1, 2020.

Vancouver Schools of Arts and Academics will limit cellphones in classrooms; district could follow suit as it looks at issue this summer

The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics sent out a notice to families last week that it will adopt a new policy to limit classroom cellphone use next school year.
Schools
Clark County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office
A suspect in a April armed robbery is seen in survalince footage.

Arrest made in armed robberies going back to April; Vancouver man faces robbery, assault charges

A Vancouver man was arrested Friday after a string of similar armed robberies going back to April, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release
Clark County News
Programs like ChatGPT quickly process large amounts of data and are getting better at matching writing styles.

Cantwell’s bill would boost AI training for small businesses as Clark County companies incorporate technology

For better or worse, artificial intelligence has swept the country.
Politics
HP&rsquo;s current Vancouver facility is in the Columbia Tech Center. The technology company has been a major employer in Clark County since the dawn of inkjet printing.

HP looks ahead to a new Vancouver campus, innovative AI and printing technologies

Vancouver’s new HP campus is moving forward as the company takes steps to embrace innovative technologies globally.
Business

Clark County

The Salmon Run Bell Tower in Esther Short Park was built in 2002, but it hasn&rsquo;t told the accurate time &mdash; or the Chinook legend of the salmon &mdash; in several years. The city plans to spend $1.83 million getting it back in shape.

Esther Short Park bell tower to ring again after Vancouver approves $1.83 million for repairs

The story of the salmon is the story of the Chinook Indian Nation. In Spring 2002, that story started getting told like clockwork — every…

Business

The U.S Supreme Court is seen on Friday, June 14, 2024, in Washington.

Supreme Court upholds a tax on foreign income over a business-backed challenge

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a tax on foreign income over a challenge backed by business and anti-regulatory interests, declining their invitation to weigh…

Northwest

FILE - Packets of buprenorphine, a drug used to control heroin and opioid cravings, are shown in Greenfield, Mass., July 23, 2018. As the Oregon Legislature considers overhauling the state's pioneering drug decriminalization law, a bipartisan group of lawmakers are pushing for more funding for medications used to treat opioid addiction in jails.

Washington sees steep rise, then slow down in prescriptions to treat opioid addiction

Washington’s medical professionals nearly tripled the state’s prescribing rate of buprenorphine, an opioid addiction treatment medication, after federal regulations were loosened — but the COVID-19…

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Sports

Cleveland Guardians second baseman Andres Gimenez, right, forces out Seattle Mariners' Ryan Bliss, left, out at second base and completes the throw to first base for the out on Dylan Moore in the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 20, 2024, in Cleveland.

Three home runs help Guardians beat Mariners 6-3

Andrés Giménez hit a two-run homer and Will Brennan had a pair of solo shots, lifting the American League Central-leading Cleveland Guardians to a 6-3…

Politics

U.S. Attorney Nick Brown, from left, state Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, and Pasco Mayor Pete Serrano are running for Washington state AG in the August primary.

From guns to dams. 5 major takeaways from the WA attorney general forum in Tri-Cities

The three candidates running to be Washington’s next attorney general answered 23 questions at a Tuesday candidate forum in the Tri-Cities, covering their stances on…

Editor's Choice

Eight Cow Creamery in Ridgefield mixes an base from Alpenrose with local delicacies.

7 stellar spots to get ice cream this summer around Clark County

Salt & Straw’s arrival at the Vancouver waterfront was cool, but competition for the best ice cream in Clark County is just beginning to heat…

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Health

Nurses protest outside Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Milwaukie, Oreg., during the second day of a planned three-day strike involving ore than 3,000 nurses at six Providence Health hospitals.

Nurses in Oregon take to the picket lines to demand better staffing, higher pay

More than 3,000 nurses at six Oregon hospitals spent a second day on the picket lines Wednesday carrying signs that say, “Patients over profits” and…

Life

FILE - Actor Donald Sutherland appears at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 13, 2017. Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned &quot;M.A.S.H.&quot; to &quot;The Hunger Games,&quot; has died at 88.

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned ‘M.A.S.H.’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ dies at 88

Donald Sutherland, the prolific film and television actor whose long career stretched from "M.A.S.H." to “The Hunger Games,” has died. He was 88.

Nation / World

People play ultimate Frisbee on the National Mall in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2024. High temperatures are expected to stay in the 90s in the nation&#039;s capital for the rest of the week as a heat wave builds into the Northeast.

Millions sweating it out as heat wave nears peak from Midwest to Maine

A heat wave extending from the Midwest to New England moved closer to a breaking point Thursday, with millions of people sweating it out for…

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

Economic Forecast – March 2024

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Opinion

June 20: U.S.

Editorial cartoons for week of June 17, 2024

In Our View: Dysfunctional Congress allows border chaos

Rubin: Ukraine’s volunteer spirit inspires

Letter: Examine causes of childhood hunger

Letter: Keep Trump out of office

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