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May 24, 2022

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The Vancouver Police Department is implementing recommendations provided by an external organization that will improve their culture and policies surrounding officers' use of force.

DOJ: Vancouver police to improve services for deaf people

The U.S. Department of Justice and Vancouver Police Department reached a settlement Tuesday that requires the police department to improve its services for people who are deaf or hard of…
Courts & Crime
(The Columbian files)

iQ Credit Union 3-year awards to aid local nonprofits

iQ Credit Union, a Northwest based financial institution, has launched an annual three-year grant program for local nonprofits through the iQ for Kids Foundation, a nonprofit fund that raises money…
Clark County News
(The Columbian files)

Man accused of hitting, killing motorcyclist facing murder charge

A 33-year-old man was arrested Tuesday, accused of hitting and killing a Vancouver motorcyclist with his SUV last month in a Sea Mar Clinic parking lot in central Vancouver.
Clark County News

Vancouver man indicted in connection with fentanyl overdose death

A federal grand jury has indicted a Vancouver man in connection with a fentanyl distribution scheme that led to the overdose death of a Portland teenager in March.
Courts & Crime

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Man accused of trying to steal ATM appears in court

A man is accused of trying to steal an ATM from an east Vancouver credit union Friday before leading police on a chase and crashing…

Business

Kelsey Hood of Pied Piper Pizza, left, takes a call as assistant manager Misty Sadlier serves up fresh pizza on Thursday afternoon.

East Vancouver’s Pied Piper Pizza plays a new verse

After 50-plus years of providing Vancouverites a place to eat pizza, play video games and celebrate in their banquet rooms, Ray and Cheryl Eggert have…

Northwest

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020 photo, Sven Spichiger, Washington state Department of Agriculture managing entomologist, displays a canister of Asian giant hornets vacuumed from a nest in a tree behind him in Blaine, Wash. Authorities in Washington state said Tuesday, May 24, 2022, that scientists will set about 1,000 traps in their quest to wipe out the Asian giant hornet in the state.

Scientists to set 1,000 traps for Asian giant hornets

Scientists will set about 1,000 traps this year in their quest to wipe out the Asian giant hornet in Washington, the state Department of Agriculture…

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Sports

Several Canada goose goslings in Oregon have tested positive for Avian flu.

Avian flu epidemic reaches wild birds in Oregon

Avian flu has been detected in wild birds in Oregon.

Politics

FILE - Minneapolis police stand outside the department's 3rd Precinct on May 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing on Wednesday, the second anniversary of George Floyd's death. That's according to three people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to preview the matter. The executive order includes changes to policies on use of force and restrictions on the flow of surplus military hardware to local police.

Biden to sign police order on Floyd anniversary: AP sources

With Congress deadlocked over how to address racism and excessive use of force, President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing Wednesday,…

Editor's Choice

"I don't want to set the expectation that if a camp is being cleared that it will never set up again in a particular location, because that likely won't be the case, because we still don't have enough shelter space for people," said Jamie Spinelli. Until enough shelter space is available, the city of Vancouver's Homeless Assistance Response Team will focus on keeping camps smaller and cleaner. Camps will no longer be allowed to block streets or sidewalks.

Vancouver starts removing, cleaning homeless camps

In early April, large homeless encampments could be found throughout Vancouver. Roughly 40 campers clustered near the Share House in west Vancouver, and about 25…

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