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Dr. Jason Hanley, left, and site superintendent Joe Newman stand outside of a new emergency department building Friday at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. The first section of the new emergency department is scheduled to open this summer.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver revamping, expanding emergency department

After two years of construction, the first part of a redesigned and expanded emergency department at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver will open July 16.
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Lyndsey D. Jones, 42, makes a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of residential burglary. She is suspected of being involved in the Saturday carjacking spree that ended with Clark County sheriff&rsquo;s deputies fatally shooting another suspect.

Woman suspected of role in carjacking spree that ended with Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shooting another suspect makes court appearance

A woman suspected of being involved in the Saturday carjacking spree that ended with Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shooting another suspect appeared Monday in court.
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BowFlex Inc. in east Vancouver.

Vancouver-based BowFlex sold for $37.5 million

A federal bankruptcy court has approved the sale of Vancouver-based BowFlex to Johnson Health Tech Retail for $37.5 million.
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Detectives executed a search warrant at the Vancouver hotel room of Samuel Aaron Leonard, 39, of New Port Richey, Fla., and located what appears to be a kidnappers kit which included heavy duty flex cuffs, handcuffs, duct tape, rubber gloves, face wrap/blindfold, lubricant, a sex toy, several large knives, a hatchet, and a .45 caliber handgun and ammunition.

Florida man gets 20 years in prison in sex abuse case involving Vancouver 14-year-old

A 42-year-old Florida man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for producing images of child sexual abuse and traveling across the country by bus to sexually abuse a…
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Police lights flash on the roof of a Vancouver police vehicle.

Man arrested in Vancouver on Portland murder warrants

A man was arrested Friday in Vancouver in connection with an April 1 homicide in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood.


FILE - Boeing employees walk the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner down towards the delivery ramp area at the company&rsquo;s facility after conducting its first test flight at Charleston International Airport, Friday, March 31, 2017, in North Charleston, S.C. A Senate subcommittee has opened an investigation into the safety of Boeing jetliners, intensifying safety concerns about the company&rsquo;s aircraft. The panel has summoned Boeing&rsquo;s CEO, Dave Calhoun, to a hearing next week where a company engineer, Sam Salehpour, is expected to detail safety concerns about the manufacture and assembly of Boeing&rsquo;s 787 Dreamliner.

Boeing pushes back on whistleblower’s allegations and details how airframes are put together

Boeing is defending the integrity of the fuselages on two of its largest planes, which have come under criticism from a whistleblower who warns that…


Former Governor Dan Evans (L) listens on stage next to John Carmichael, president of the Evergreen State College, during an event hosted by the Northwest Power and Conservation Council at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, April 9, 2024. Evans, 98, was Washington state&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s 16th governor, from 1965 to 1977, and was a U.S. senator from 1983 to 1989.

Former WA Gov. Dan Evans feted for energy, conservation work

As regional leaders with the Northwest Power and Conservation Council grappled with the region’s rapidly growing energy needs, former Washington Gov. Daniel J. Evans, 98,…

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Members of the La Center baseball celebrate after beating Seton Catholic 8-4 in a Trico League game at Harmony Sports Complex on Friday, April 12, 2024.

La Center baseball toughens up with tough competition

The La Center baseball team hopes a little adversity now will help the Wildcats go a long way.


Former President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower on his way to Manhattan criminal court, Monday, April 15, 2024, in New York. The hush money trial of former President Donald Trump begins Monday with jury selection. It's a singular moment for American history as the first criminal trial of a former U.S. commander in chief.

Trump’s historic hush-money trial gets underway; 1st day ends without any jurors being picked

The historic hush-money trial of Donald Trump got underway Monday with the arduous process of selecting a jury to hear the case charging the former president with falsifying business…

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A supervisor looks up at a worker pulling honey crisp apples off trees during a thinning operation June 16 at an orchard in Yakima.

‘Gone for good.’ U.S. workers flee farms, leaving WA growers struggling under old rules

The beating heart of Washington’s agriculture industry is in danger, but a central Washington lawmaker has a plan to help shore up the most critical…

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A traveler takes a nap as he waits for a ride outside Miami International Airport, Friday, July 1, 2022, in Miami. The Gallup survey, released Monday, April 15, 2024, says that a majority of Americans say they would feel better if they could have more sleep. But in the U.S., where the ethos of grinding and pulling yourself up by your own bootstraps is ubiquitous, getting enough sleep can seem like a dream.

Poll: Only 26% of Americans get at least 8 hours of sleep

If you’re feeling — YAWN — sleepy or tired while you read this and wish you could get some more shut-eye, you’re not alone. A…


This image released by A24 shows a scene from &ldquo;Civil War.&rdquo; (Murray Close/A24 via AP)

‘Civil War’ review: Divided we stand, barely, with Kirsten Dunst as a war-torn photographer

Much like America itself, writer-director Alex Garland’s “Civil War” is a precarious sort of success almost in spite of itself, and despite being its own…

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In this image provide by NOAA, a fish swims near coral showing signs of bleaching at Cheeca Rocks off the coast of Islamorada, Fla., on July 23, 2023. Reef scientists say coral reefs around the world are experiencing global bleaching for the fourth time due to prolonged warming of the oceans.

Scientists say coral reefs around the world are experiencing mass bleaching in warming oceans

Coral reefs around the world are experiencing global bleaching for the fourth time, top reef scientists declared Monday, a result of warming ocean waters amid…

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