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Members of the Battle Ground High School Marching Band perform during the Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade in Northeast Portland. Battle Ground placed first in its division, Out-of-State Division A for 99 members or less.

Police suspend investigation of implied threat at Battle Ground High School

Police heightened security Monday at Battle Ground High School after officers were unable to determine the credibility of an implied threat of gun violence at the school.
Courts & Crime
Camas City Hall is pictured April 14, 2020.

Camas School Board member Doug Quinn tapped for city administrator

The city of Camas’ 18-month-long, nationwide search for a new city administrator has come full circle.
Clark County News
Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver’s climate action plan set for last review

A long-awaited blueprint for a greener Vancouver is at last set to be reviewed for the final time Monday after almost two years in the making.
Clark County Politics
(The Columbian files)

Washougal City Council approves police pay bump

The city of Washougal has awarded its police officers with a salary increase and annual retention bonuses as part of its continuing efforts to recruit and retain quality employees.
Clark County News

Clark County

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the tax revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for shopping at stores such as the Jantzen Beach Target, has been on the decline for the last few years according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway.

Clark County’s ‘sales tax leakage’ decreases

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the government revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for their shopping, has been on the decline for the…


FILE - The five turbines of America's first offshore wind farm, owned by the Danish company, Orsted, stand off the coast of Block Island, R.I., in this, Oct. 17, 2022. The wind farm allowed residents of small Block Island to shut off five diesel generators. Tuesday, Dec. 6, marks the first-ever U.S. auction for leases to develop commercial-scale floating wind farms in the deep waters off the West Coast.

Sale jumpstarts floating, offshore wind power in U.S.’s West Coast waters

Tuesday marks the first-ever U.S. auction of leases to develop commercial-scale floating wind farms, in the deep waters off the West Coast.


Bracelets with the names of the four University of Idaho students who were killed on Nov. 13, 2022, are displayed on a table at a vigil for the victims, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, in Moscow, Idaho. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Idaho stabbings survivors break their silence

The surviving roommates in last month’s fatal, unsolved University of Idaho stabbings expressed devastation over the murders as they broke their silence with a pair…

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This combination of photos shows, Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 3, 2021, left, and Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaking in Perry, Ga., Sept. 25, 2021. Walker is in a runoff election with incumbent Warnock.

What to watch in Tuesday’s Georgia Senate runoff election

The extended Senate campaign in Georgia gives Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker a second chance to persuade voters to send them…

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Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Administrator Greg Johnson, left, and Principal Equity Officer Johnell Bell hope the project will set a new standard for mega and transportation projects in terms of equity.

Equity front and center on I-5 Bridge replacement project

Johnell Bell, the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s principal equity officer, likes to say, “You can’t know equity unless you know history.”

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