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This image provided by NASA shows a false color composite image of Jupiter obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope on July 27. The planet's rings and some of its small satellites are visible along with background galaxies.

Supergiant planet Jupiter can’t be missed as it crosses the night sky

In Arthur C. Clarke’s novel “2010: Odyssey Two,” the science fiction mastermind elegantly posits that the heart of giant planet Jupiter is carbon so intensely compressed by the force of…
Science & Technology
Authentic Portuguese Tarts are made with a sugar syrup and thickened with flour. These tarts rely on cornstarch and a bit of custard powder, plus six egg yolks.

Make Portuguese tarts, pronto

We just returned from a week on Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia, including two glorious days in Victoria. We ate our way around the city, enjoying…
Clark County Life
Washougal High School (Samuel Wilson for the Columbian)

Washougal teachers, district ‘make progress’ in contract talks

Contract negotiations between the Washougal Association of Educators teachers union and the Washougal School District continued this week with meetings Monday and Thursday.
Clark County News
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks March 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Ridgefield repair shop fined $10K for violating Clean Air Act

The manager of a Ridgefield repair shop was fined $10,000 and sentenced to serve 30 days of community service for altering diesel trucks and violating Washington’s Clean Air Act.
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Clark County sheriff’s deputies seek man suspected in Hazel Dell robbery

A man suffered minor injuries Thursday morning when he was robbed in his garage in Hazel Dell.


Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) asks questions during Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland's confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on February 22, 2021, in Washington, DC.

Food industry wary of mandates ahead of hunger conference

The food industry is hoping that changes in its market in the past five decades will persuade the Biden administration and Congress to tread lightly…


Mia Qu, third from right, a second-year student at the University of Washington Law School, gasps in delight after making Spot, an AI robot created by Boston Dynamics, pick up a cup during the We Robot 2022 conference at UW on Sept. 15, 2022, in Seattle. The robot is intended to easily navigate and gather data in rough terrain.

The AIs are here: Robodogs, Amazon’s Astro & more

There is the Hollywood version of AI robots — the “AI” stands for “artificial intelligence” — that has given us the scary future depicted in…

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