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Main Street icon gets an otherworldly makeover as 3 Howls moves into former Mint Tea house

I recently noticed a peculiar sight on Main Street. The sprawling house that formerly housed Casa Grande, Mint Tea and Pho Haven was painted black. This gothic vision brought some…
Clark County Life
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Clark County Council continues planning for next 20 years of population growth

The Clark County Council this month will continue the lengthy process of planning for the next two decades of population growth. The council will meet to discuss where new housing,…
Clark County Politics
A honeybee collects nectar and pollen from a seablush flower in April at the wildflower restoration meadow at the Gates Foundation campus in Seattle.

Warmth brings rise in pollen count in Clark County

Temperatures in Clark County will rise this weekend — and so will the pollen count.
Clark County Health
Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, standing, speaks to the group at a roundtable discussion about homelessness hosted by PeaceHealth on Friday at the Water Resource Education Center in Vancouver.

Groups target homelessness: Discussion hosted by PeaceHealth examines challenges, notes seniors increasingly affected

PeaceHealth convened a roundtable of politicians, housing organizations and nonprofits Friday to discuss how Clark County is working to end homelessness.
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A Clark County Sheriff's Office vehicle.

Man dead after an officer-involved shooting in Salmon Creek

Man was a suspect in an alleged carjacking in Hazel Dell on Saturday morning


Jody Criner plays slots Feb. 6 at the Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, Calif.

An Oregon tribe’s casino bid sparks furor over what land tribes can rightfully call home

It was midafternoon at the Rain Rock Casino in this faded Gold Rush town, and Jody Criner had just won $47 on the Dancing Drums…


Jimmy Marks, shown in  2004 , died in 2007.

Gonzaga works with United Nations to tell story of Romani people, including local leader Jimmy Marks

Illuminating a history not often told, Gonzaga University is working with the United Nations to highlight stories of the Romani people locally and across the…

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U.S. Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., speaks during a televised debate for candidates in the senate race to succeed the late California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, in Los Angeles.

Katie Porter is optimistic about the future of her congressional seat — and her career

Since Democratic Rep. Katie Porter launched her losing bid for Senate, an air of discontent has simmered quietly — and not so quietly — among…

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A pair of weeks-old baby squirrels rest on a blanket Wednesday at Squirrel Refuge in Vancouver. The organization rescues baby squirrels, opossums, mice, rabbits and other critters.

Clark County residents urged to take hands-off approach to baby animals encountered in the wild

You’re out for a walk, enjoying a sunny spring day, when you suddenly spot a baby squirrel out of its nest or maybe a tiny…

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Deb Robertson sits with her 12 year-old dog Mazi in the hallway before a meal with family and friends at her Lombard, Ill., home Saturday, March 23, 2024. Robertson didn&rsquo;t cry when she learned two months ago that the cancerous tumors in her liver were spreading, portending a tormented death. But later, she cried after receiving a call that a bill moving through the Illinois Legislature to allow certain terminally ill patients to end their own lives with a doctor&rsquo;s help had made progress.

‘I’m dying, you’re not’: Those terminally ill ask more states to legalize physician-assisted death

On a brisk day at a restaurant outside Chicago, Deb Robertson sat with her teenage grandson to talk about her death.


A monument to the first transpolar flight stands at Pearson Field Airport in Vancouver, where a Soviet crew landed successfully in 1937.

Clark County History: How a Vancouver monument helped thaw the Cold War

When the Cold War ended in 1991, few considered the thaw had started in Vancouver 16 years earlier. In 1975, Russian delegates came to Pearson…

Nation / World

Family members check on the graves of relatives in the Wheeling Mt. Zion Cemetery Saturday, April 6, 2024, following a landslide earlier this week caused by heavy rainfall  in and around Wheeling, West Virginia.

At a cemetery in West Virginia, a massive landslide wiped out more than a hundred headstones. What happens next isn’t clear.

The thick, brown swath of mud and debris cut starkly across the neatly trimmed green hillside.

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

Economic Forecast – March 2024

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April 13: Retirement Costs

Editorial Cartoons for Week of April 8

In Our View: Focus on restoring healthy forests, lush habitats

Westneat: Washington time warp

Lewallen: GOP attempt to force unity will fracture party

Other Papers Say: Emphasize law enforcement

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