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Washougal School District, teachers reach tentative agreement

Washougal teachers and the Washougal School District have reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years.
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The pilot of a small, Cessna-type plane walked away uninjured after making an emergency landing Thursday afternoon in a field in Ridgefield.

Plane makes emergency landing in Ridgefield pasture; no injuries

No one was injured Thursday afternoon when a small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Ridgefield.
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Clark County COVID-19 rates fall, hospitalizations rise

COVID-19 infection rates in Clark County decreased for the third week in a row, though hospitalizations slightly rose, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health.
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A single-story house that caught fire early Thursday morning northwest of La Center. Three people were displaced by the blaze.

Three displaced in house fire near La Center

Three people were displaced by an early-morning house fire Thursday near La Center.
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Dr. Katie Sharff, chief of Infectious Disease at Kaiser Permanente Northwest.

Clark County Public Health, others urge residents to get flu vaccine

After two flu seasons with extremely low cases, some health officials are predicting a particularly bad season this year, though the timing and severity of…

Business

A 70,000-square-foot, mixed-use commercial building is being proposed for the property adjacent to Clark College's Columbia Tech Center campus.

East Vancouver’s Columbia Tech Center site of planned mixed-use building

A three-story, mixed-use commercial building is in the works at east Vancouver’s Columbia Tech Center, abutting the Clark College at Columbia Tech Center campus.

Northwest

FILE - A wolf is shown in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., in this file photo provided by the National Park Service, Nov. 7, 2017. Idaho's wolf population appears to be holding steady despite recent changes by lawmakers that allow expanded methods and seasons for killing wolves, the state's top wildlife official said Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (Jacob W.

Early data indicates Idaho wolf population is holding steady

Idaho’s wolf population appears to be holding steady despite recent changes by lawmakers that allow expanded methods and seasons for killing wolves, the state’s top…

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Sports

The Seattle Mariners take to the field  during a baseball workout, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, in Toronto, ahead of the team's wildcard playoff game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Castillo, Mariners taking on Blue Jays in first playoff games for Seattle since 2001

Luis Castillo starts Game 1 on Friday for Seattle, making its first postseason appearance since 2001. The Mariners went 5-2 against Toronto this season.

Politics

Carroll County Board of Elections Clerk Sarah Dyck, foreground, stamps incoming absentee ballot applications as Elections Clerk Deloris Kean counts more applications at the Board of Elections offices in Carrollton, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2022.

Falsehoods, harassment stress local election offices in U.S.

With early voting less than three weeks away, Nicole Mickley was staring down a daunting to-do list: voting machines to test, poll workers to recruit,…

Editor's Choice

iStock.com/The Columbian illustration 
 While it may seem that cooperate homebuying is a problem, corporate purchases are actually low in Clark County, accounting for 618 of 24,624 purchases, or about 2.5 percent, of residential single-family home purchases between January 2020 and July of this year, according to the analysis of Clark County Assessor's Office data conducted by The Columbian.

Who is really buying all the housing in Clark County?

As Clark County residents try to reconcile themselves to rapidly increasing rents and home prices, one possible villain has emerged in the popular imagination: corporate…

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FILE - The recently closed Savannah Medical Clinic, which provided abortions for four decades in Savannah, Ga., is pictured on Thursday, July 21, 2022. According to an analysis released Thursday, Oct 6, 2022, at least 66 clinics have stopped providing abortions in 15 states since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on June 24, 2022. The Guttmacher Institute's analysis examines the impact of state laws on access to U.S. abortion in the 100 days since that landmark decision. The number of abortion clinics in these states dropped in that time from 79 to 13 and all 13 of the remaining ones are in Georgia.

At least 66 U.S. clinics have halted abortions, institute says

At least 66 clinics in 15 states have stopped providing abortions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, according to an analysis released…

Life

FILE - Comedian Judy Tenuta arrives at the 2009 Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 13, 2009. Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the "Goddess of Love" and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at age 65, according to her publicist.

Judy Tenuta, brash ‘Goddess of Love’ comedian, dies at 65

Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the “Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in…

Nation / World

A woman takes pictures of a mural called "The Cut" by street artist aleXsandro Palombo depicting Marge Simpson, a character of the animated television series "The Simpsons" cutting her iconic hair, in front of the Consulate of Iran, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets over the last two weeks to protest the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by Iran's morality police in the capital of Tehran for allegedly not adhering to Iran's strict Islamic dress code.

Analysis: Iran protests persist, becoming threat for Tehran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protests in Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the country’s morality police have stretched into…

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In Our View: Glen Yung for Clark County Council District 1

Letter: Perez is clear choice for Congress

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Letter: Support Horch for sheriff

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