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Sept. 26, 2021

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The Southwest Washington Model Railroaders host the 47th Great Train Swap Meet on Saturday in the Battle Ground High School gym. The swap meet returned after being canceled last year due to COVID-19. (Randy L.

Southwest Washington Model Railroaders’ swap meet back on track

Tables piled high with model train cars, scenic figurines and conductor hats filled the Battle Ground High School gym Saturday for the Southwest Washington Model Railroaders’ annual swap meet.
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A 60-foot Vine bus pictured November 24, 2020, at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver.

$24.9M federal grant awarded to C-Tran

Traveling between downtown Vancouver and the city’s eastern neighborhoods on public transportation will be getting easier thanks in part to a $24.9 million federal grant.
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The Washougal School District Administrative Offices are pictured Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020.

Washougal School Board adopts elementary school science curriculum

CAMAS -- The Washougal School Board voted to adopt an elementary school science curriculum during its Sept. 14 meeting after hearing objections from a parent who called the educational platform…
Historian and author Jeff Davis tells a story about spending the night in the haunted Post Hospital in Fort Vancouver during the Spirit Tales Walking Tour in 2016.

Spooky tours take you through Vancouver’s darkest places

Downtown Vancouver gets downright creepy in October, as historical walking tours and a presentation at the Kiggins Theatre highlight this city’s darkest, weirdest corners.

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Washington's Sean McGrew (5) scores against California in the second quarter to put the Huskies on top 21-7. Much later, McGrew scored the go-ahead touchdown in overtime as UW won its Pac-12 Conference opener Saturday.

Huskies escape in OT with 31-24 win over California

Sean McGrew scored his second touchdown of the game in overtime, Washington’s defense forced California’s Damien Moore to fumble at the 1-yard line and the…


Michael Kovrig embraces his wife Vina Nadjibulla, right, after arriving at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.  China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap Saturday with joyous homecomings for Kovrig and Michael Spavor, two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies charged with fraud.

Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap

China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap with joyous homecomings for two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese…

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Abran Raya Leon, 28, makes a first appearance via video Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of second-degree murder, possession of a stolen firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm. He is accused of driving the getaway vehicle in the July 23 fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff's Detective Jeremy Brown.

Two arraigned on murder charges in death of Clark County sheriff’s detective

Two people facing murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Detective Jeremy Brown were arraigned Friday in Superior Court.

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Clark County records 25 new COVID-19 deaths, setting a new record

Clark County recorded 25 deaths from COVID-19 this week, setting a new record, as new cases and hospitalizations dipped slightly from last week's levels, according…


The Brewing Bridges Collaboration Festival runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver.

Great pairings on tap at Brewing Bridges festival

Southwest Washington brewers struggled with COVID-19 regulations, staffing shortages and supply-chain problems for the last couple of years. The cruel wrath of the pandemic has…

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Violene Marseille, 36, from Haiti, poses for a portrait in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, after traveling from Chile where she and her family have lived for years. Marseille, her husband and two children were on a bus north through central Mexico when they received messages warning that their destination on the U.S.-Mexico border was no longer a safe place to cross.

Haitians heading to U.S. change plans, ready to wait in Mexico

Violene Marseille, her husband and two children were on a bus heading north through central Mexico when they received messages warning them their destination on…

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

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Editorial cartoons for week of Sept. 19

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