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The root of a tree runs under a sidewalk, causing an uneven surface, which creates difficulties for those in wheelchairs.

Clark County Council OKs committee to advise on issues affecting disabled people

The Clark County Council unanimously approved the creation of the Accessible Community Advisory Committee following a public hearing Tuesday.
Health
Vancouver City Attorney Jonathan Young, left, swears in Jeffrey Mori as the new chief of the Vancouver Police Department on June 30, 2022, at Vancouver City Hall. Mori previously served as an assistant chief at the agency for three years.

Vancouver police Chief Mori announces retirement after two years in the position

Vancouver police Chief Jeff Mori announced Wednesday he intends to retire in the fall, after two years at the helm of the department.
Clark County News
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9th U.S. Circuit Court denies Clark County’s attempt to dismiss wrongful death suit in Kevin Peterson Jr. shooting

The U.S. Court of Appeals denied Clark County’s attempt to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Kevin Peterson Jr., a 21-year-old Black man who was shot…
Clark County News
Defendant Austin Navarro enters the courtroom for opening statements in his murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on July 10. The jury convicted him Wednesday of second-degree domestic violence murder and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Vancouver man guilty of murder in fatal shooting of his former girlfriend

A Clark County Superior Court jury found a Vancouver man guilty of murder Wednesday in the shooting of his former girlfriend after less than a day of deliberations.
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The Vancouver City Council is considering action that would help protect and retain mobile home parks, like Vancouver Mobile Terrace, in the city.

Vancouver City Council considers zoning district to protect city’s mobile home parks

The city of Vancouver is considering more short-term zoning changes to increase the city’s housing options, most notably a mobile home park zoning district that…

Business

Thousands of Boeing machinists and union members gather for a &ldquo;stop work meeting&rdquo; and strike sanction at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Wednesday, July 17, 2024.

Boeing workers sanction possible strike when contract expires

Boeing Co.’s largest union voted to authorize a potential strike as contract talks enter a crucial phase ahead of a potential walkout in September.

Northwest

Northbound traffic beyond a road closure backs up on Interstate 205 on Monday, June 10, 2024, in Vancouver. Suspects in an Oregon vehicle theft barricaded themselves in a semi cab on Interstate 205, forcing the closure of all lanes in both directions for about two hours Monday morning, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

New study ranks Washington among states with the least amount of road rage. Here’s why

At some point in every driver’s life, they’ll inevitably experience road rage. Whether it’s screaming vulgarities, the middle finger, tailgating or aggression, being on the…

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Sports

Levi Kitchen of Washougal celebrates after winning the 250 Class at the Spring Creek National in Millville, Minnesota on Saturday, July 13, 2024.

Levi Kitchen returns to Washougal after posting first pro motocross win

Former Washougal resident Levi Kitchen will be riding in the 250 Class at the Washougal National pro motocross event this weekend after posting his first…

Politics

President Joe Biden walks down the steps of Air Force One at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Biden is returning to his home in Rehoboth Beach, Del., to self-isolate after testing positive for COVID-19.

Obama, Pelosi and Democrats make a fresh push for Biden to reconsider 2024 race ahead of convention

Former president Barack Obama has privately expressed concerns to Democrats about President Joe Biden’s candidacy, and Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi privately warned Biden that Democrats could…

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Clark County medical examiner identifies man killed in alleged hit-and-run near Andresen Road WinCo

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified a 38-year-old man as the person found dead under a tree July 8 along Northeast Andresen Road.

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Health

Cantaloupe pack a nutritional punch with 106 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin A and 95 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin C.

Savor sweet benefits of melons

When it comes to melons, which one is your favorite?

Nation / World

A woman wipes her face during a vigil for Corey Comperatore, the former fire chief shot and killed at a weekend rally for former President Donald Trump, Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.

Hundreds attend vigil for man killed at Trump rally in Pennsylvania before visitation Thursday

Hundreds of people who gathered to remember the former fire chief fatally shot at a weekend rally for former President Donald Trump were urged to…

The Columbian for Kids &#8211; July 2024

The Columbian for Kids – July 2024

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Opinion

July 18: Vance For VP

Editorial cartoons for week of July 15, 2024

In Our View: All contenders for utilities commissioner worthy

Abcarian: Ideology an overt democracy threat

Letter: Nonprofit’s actions questionable

Letter: Project 2025 would roll back rights

How concerned are you about summer wildfires?

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