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Battle Ground football players take a water break on the first day of football practice on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022.

High school football practices heat up for fall season

First day of practices at Hudson's Bay, Battle Ground and Heritage
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Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander work during a meeting at the Clark County Public Service Center on Tuesday morning, May 3, 2022. Rylander, who is the newest member of the council, was sworn in before the meeting began.

Clark Council OKs request for COVID funds to expand broadband to rural residents

Residents near Battle Ground Lake lacking high-speed internet access could benefit from a recently approved request for $4.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to expand broadband service. The…
Politics
Clark County sheriff's deputies seized ballistic body armor and three firearms, two of which were reported stolen and a third that appeared to be illegally modified, following a traffic enforcement emphasis Aug. 10 in Hazel Dell. A 16-year-old boy was arrested.

Armed teen arrested after Hazel Dell traffic stop

A 16-year-old boy was arrested and three firearms were recovered following a traffic stop Aug. 10 in Hazel Dell.
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One person was killed in a crash in Hazel Dell on Tuesday.

Driver killed after crashing into pole, house in Hazel Dell

The driver of a vehicle was killed Tuesday in Hazel Dell after crashing into a power pole, striking a house and being ejected from the vehicle, according to the Clark…
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A U.S. flag flies with the sun in the background in downtown Seattle.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Heat advisory issued for Clark County, Southwest Washington

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a heat advisory for Vancouver, Clark County, Portland and much of southwest Washington. It also includes the…

Business

Refrigerated fermentation tanks are visible from Vice Beer's taproom. Some of the tanks are directly connected to tap handles, a rarity in breweries.

Vice Beer brings nostalgic vibe, sour beers to Vancouver

Vancouver’s newest brewery, Vice Beer, is full of a few firsts for the city: first sour beers served from a slushie machine, first taps that…

Northwest

FILE - People march through 8th Street in downtown Boise, Idaho, on May 3, 2022, in response to the news that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. On Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, a federal judge said the Idaho Legislature can intervene in the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit targeting Idaho's total abortion ban, but only to present evidence about emergency abortions performed in Medicaid-funded emergency rooms. (Sarah A.

Medical groups, 20 states weigh in on Idaho abortion lawsuit

A legal battle over abortion rights pitting one of the reddest states in the nation against the U.S. government has dozens of states and major…

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Sports

Raptors outfielder Jacob Sharp, left, celebrates with teammates Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors slugger Jacob Sharp named Co-MVP of West Coast League

UNLV catcher/outfielder is first MVP in Raptors team history after leading the WCL with 14 home runs

Politics

FILE - The FBI's unsealed search warrant for former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., is photographed Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.

Trump supporters’ threats to judge spur democracy concerns

Hundreds of federal judges face the same task every day: review an affidavit submitted by federal agents and approve requests for a search warrant. But…

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Vancouver Police Department tentatively set to present bodycam contract

The Vancouver Police Department is tentatively expected to present a finalized camera vendor contract to the Vancouver City Council for its approval next month.

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