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Police cars block the scene of a shooting involving Clark County sheriff's deputies that left an assault suspect dead.

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shoot assault suspect after pursuit

Clark County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a suspect in an assault case early Sunday morning in east Vancouver, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
Courts & Crime
Tim Tran and his wife-to-be, Thuy (now Cathy), enjoy a typical, informal American pleasure at Pacific University in 1971: watching a pie-eating contest.

Tim Tran of Camas escaped from Vietnam to find success in the U.S.

Tim Tran watched the United States’ chaotic exit from Afghanistan with alarm, disappointment and recognition.
Clark County News
Dick Boushey, owner of Boushey Vineyards in the Yakima Valley, harvests grapes on Aug, 31, 2021. Boushey has been growing wine grapes in Yakima and Benton counties for more than 40 years. (Matt M.

Washington wineries considering dramatic changes for climate change

Dick Boushey has been growing wine grapes in Yakima and Benton counties for more than 40 years. The 70-year-old Boushey and his employees grow 23 grape varieties on vineyards stretching…
LEFT: Head cider maker Andrew Byers poses for a portrait at Finnriver Farm and Cidery in Chimacum, Washington on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. CENTER: An apple with likely sunburn at Finnriver Farm and Cidery. According to Byers, there are too many variables to say for certain what harms or affects apple growths. RIGHT: Byers peers into a box of Perry pears while sipping some cider near the end of the day.

Climate change forces Washington apple cider industry to adjust

Something is off with Andrew Byers’ apples.

Clark County

Derik Ford.

Former Washougal mayoral candidate dies

Derik Ford, the former Washougal mayoral candidate, has died, according to the Washougal Police Department.


Christopher Smith is a stage hand working on setting up a show at the Paramount Theater in Seattle on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. He is back to work as the pandemic lifts -- but the end of benefits isn't what made that happen.

Less ‘ghosting,’ more hiring. Did the end of federal pandemic jobless benefits ‘solve’ Northwest’s labor crunch?

After months of short-staffing, unanswered job listings and ghosted interviews, some Seattle-area employers say they’re seeing more job seekers since the extra $300-a-week in federal…


FILE - Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah in Salt Lake City, in this Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, file photo. Rolovich has become the story of Pac-12 media day even though he won't be in attendance. Rolovich's announcement last week he has chosen not to receive a COVID-19 vaccination has divided his fan base and seemingly his school as one of the colleges requiring students and staff to be vaccinated before the start of classes this fall.

Employee vaccination rates are high at Washington state’s public universities

There is high anticipation over whether Washington State University will allow its head football coach, the highest paid state employee, to bypass getting a coronavirus…

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FILE - This image provided by Biogen on Monday, June 7, 2021 shows a vial and packaging for the drug Aduhelm. The first new Alzheimer's treatment in more than 20 years was hailed as a breakthrough when regulators approved it in June 2021, but its rollout has been slowed by questions about its price and how well it works.

In quiet debut, Alzheimer’s drug finds questions, skepticism

The first new Alzheimer’s treatment in more than 20 years was hailed as a breakthrough when regulators approved it more than four months ago, but…


Romina Atzin sweeps up harvested hops at Perrault Farms in Toppenish in Yakima County on Sept. 16. Washington has 71 percent of the more than 60,000 acres of hops planted in the U.S. as of June. Nearly all of that acreage is in the Yakima Valley. (Matt M.

Hop growers balance demands of craft beers with climate concerns

With the rise of craft breweries in the mid-2000s, Washington hop growers went from anonymous commodity suppliers for multinational beer makers to collaborators with primarily…

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A man lays a candle at a new memorial at a mass grave to some 60 Jews, executed during the Holocaust in Wojslawice, Poland, on Thursday Oct. 14, 2021. It is one of many mass grave sites to be discovered in recent years in Poland, which during World War II was occupied by Adolf Hitler's forces.

Sites where Germans killed Jews are dedicated in Poland

The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of their Jewish neighbors executed in 1942. They remembered a…

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

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Editorial cartoons for the week of Oct. 10

In Our View: Inslee should suspend WA Cares program law

Other Papers Say: History will be harsh on Trump

Leubsdorf: Schumer-McConnell split is bad for everyone

Letter: Common courtesy is lacking

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