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Vancouver couple each charged with 8 counts of animal cruelty

A Vancouver couple appeared Monday in Clark County Superior Court on allegations that they starved and neglected several animals, including dogs, cats, reptiles and a chinchilla.
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Kindergartners and first-graders at Crestline Elementary School line up on their spot while social distancing before class on Tuesday morning, January 19, 2021.

COVID-19 infections increasing in Clark County schools

Clark County Schools reported 631 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, an increase from 536 cases reported in the week prior. Case totals are holding firm at higher rates…
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The Clark County Council held a special meeting Monday night with "the city councils" to talk about the proposed public safety tax, which would fund body and dash cameras for the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

Cities question tax measure to fund Clark County Sheriff’s Office cameras

City council members from Battle Ground, Ridgefield and Camas raised concerns about a public safety sales tax the county has placed on the August primary ballot during a special meeting…
A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center, Tuesday May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing multiple children and a teacher and wounding others, Gov. Greg Abbott said, and the gunman was dead.

Texas gunman warned online he was going to shoot up school

The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Texas warned in online messages sent minutes before the attack that he had shot his grandmother…
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The Vancouver Police Department is implementing recommendations provided by an external organization that will improve their culture and policies surrounding officers' use of force.

DOJ: Vancouver police to improve services for deaf people

The U.S. Department of Justice and Vancouver Police Department reached a settlement Tuesday that requires the police department to improve its services for people who…


Hurley Development Chief Steward Ryan Hurley talks about the Navalia Apartments construction at 1600 Washington St., in Vancouver.

Navalia Apartments to offer ‘safe harbor’ in Uptown Village

A rare type of building development from Hurley Development is nearing completion in Vancouver’s Uptown Village, in a spot soon to be next to the…


Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1812, which makes changes to the state council that evaluates and makes recommendations on allowing new energy projects in the state at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

Gov. Inslee tests positive for COVID; officials urge masking

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said Wednesday, the same day state health officials urged people to wear face mask…

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Evergreen High School senior hurdler Grace Twiss takes a break at her school?s track Monday afternoon, May 23, 2022.

Evergreen’s Grace Twiss looking to clear some hurdles at state

Three simple words hold strong for Grace Twiss when she steps into the starting blocks: run your race.


Abortion-rights demonstrators coming from the Washington Monument march past the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Poll: High court approval drops after abortion opinion leak

Public approval of the Supreme Court has fallen following the leak of a draft opinion that would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing abortion…

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Former Vancouver attorney MarCine Miller Miles makes a first appearance in October 2019 in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree theft and first-degree identity theft. She is accused of stealing more than $5,000 from a former elderly client.

Former Vancouver attorney sentenced to community service for theft

A former Vancouver attorney was sentenced Monday to 20 days of community service for stealing more than $5,000 from an elderly woman she’d previously represented.

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