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Morning Press: Last call for salmon; fatal crash; 3rd District recall

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Clark County News
Professor Brancaccio teaches class.

Press Talk: Democracy class is in session

Good morning, class. My name is Professor Brancaccio and thank you for signing up for Political Science 202, where we will discuss all things democracy. Hopefully you’ve all prepped by…
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Clark County News
Don Benton

Benton requests partial recount in Clark County Council District 5 race

Former state Sen. Don Benton isn’t ready give up on his bid for the Clark County Council just yet. Earlier this week, Benton formally requested a partial recount in the…
Clark County News
Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida was accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020. The jury convicted him of second-degree manslaughter.

Vancouver man sentenced to 27 months in death of daughter, gets credit for time served

A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison but will receive credit for time served in the death of his infant daughter.
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The newest Clark County Superior Court judge, Tsering Cornell, poses for a portrait in her Vancouver courtroom. As the daughter of two Tibetan immigrants, Cornell remains connected with local Tibetan groups. The community celebrated her judicial appointment, which it says makes her the first Tibetan American judge in the United States.

Judge Tsering Cornell honors legal, Tibetan community that blazed trail to Clark County Superior Court

As Tsering Cornell took her oath in July to become a Clark County Superior Court judge — the county’s first Asian American judge — behind…

Business

FILE - City workers remove garbage floating on the Negro River, which has a rising water level due to rain, in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, June 6, 2022. More than 2,000 experts plan to wrap up early negotiations Friday, Dec. 2, on plastic pollution at one of the largest global gatherings ever to address the crisis.

Negotiators take first steps toward plastic pollution treaty

On Friday afternoon more than 2,000 experts will wrap up a week of negotiations on plastic pollution at one of the largest global gatherings ever…

Northwest

FILE - Officers investigate the deaths of four University of Idaho students at an apartment complex south of campus on Nov. 14, 2022, in Moscow, Idaho. It's been nearly three weeks since four University of Idaho students were found stabbed to death in a home near campus, but there are still more questions than answers surrounding the investigation.

EXPLAINER: Deaths of 4 Idaho students fuel online sleuths

The deaths of four University of Idaho students nearly three weeks ago has riled up thousands of would-be armchair sleuths, many of whom are posting…

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Politics

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves as he arrives for a news conference at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, on Key Biscayne, Fla. The Governor announced increased funding for the environmental protection of Biscayne Bay.

DeSantis 2024 prospects prompt Fla. lawmakers to review law

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may need some help from the state Legislature if he proceeds with a highly anticipated bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

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A fish, possibly a summer steelhead or coho salmon, attempts to leap Lucia Falls.

Last call for salmon on Southwest Washington rivers

Local rivers have been full of fall salmon over the last three months, and we are now in the last weeks of the action. Late…

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