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Constantin Leahu and son Andrei were lost at sea when the fishing boat they were on capsized on July 13.

Camas father, son missing and presumed dead after boat capsizes near Columbia River Bar

A Camas father and son are missing and presumed dead after their 26-foot fishing boat capsized Saturday near the Columbia River Bar west of Astoria, Ore.
Clark County News
Response to this July 5 house fire outside Camas was delayed by issues with gate access. Fire chiefs in Clark County say there are options to help firefighters and emergency responders get access.

Lack of gate access slowed response to Clark County house fire; fire chiefs say planning can prevent delays

When a home is on fire or a loved one is having a medical emergency, every second counts.
Clark County News

Washington’s 988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline marks 2nd anniversary as advocates call it pillar for mental health support

July marks the two-year anniversary of the launch of Washington’s 988 Crisis and Suicide Lifeline, an initiative advocates say has become a pillar for mental health support.
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Treehouse, a Washington nonprofit that supports foster youth in Clark County, is launching its annual Back-to-School Campaign, to help collect enough supplies for foster youth.

Washington nonprofit gears up to help Clark County foster youth with school supples

For many students immersed in summer fun, the first day of school is the furthest thing from their minds. But Washington nonprofit Treehouse is gearing up for another academic year…

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Treva and Jonathan Wittner, former residents at Hope Village, moved into housing and are now outreach workers at two of the city of Vancouver's Safe Stay villages.

After overcoming addiction and homelessness, couple help others find hope

Jonathan and Treva Wittner strolled across a walkway adorned with the message “Hope is here” — a testament to their journey.


People wait in line at Chicago O&#039;Hare International Airport after a software glitch caused widespread outages, flight delays and cancelations as reported by airlines around the world, Friday, July 19, 2024, in Chicago.

A massive tech outage is causing worldwide disruptions. Here’s what we know

Much of the world faced online disarray Friday as a widespread technology outage affected companies and services across industries — grounding flights, knocking banks and hospital systems…


A man walks up the steps of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building Thursday in San Francisco. A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump&#039;s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration&#039;s immigration policy.

Christian homeless shelter challenges Washington law prohibiting anti-LGBTQ+ hiring practices

Lawyers for a Christian homeless shelter are scheduled to be in a federal appeals court Friday to challenge a Washington state anti-discrimination law that would…

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Ridgefield's Justin Stransky, right, celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run Thursday, July 18, 2024, during the Raptors’ 5-2 win against the Portland Pickles at Walker Stadium in Portland.

Home-run blasts lead Ridgefield Raptors past Portland Pickles for 10th straight WCL win

A crack heard from Hunter Katschke’s bat left little doubt his baseball was gone.


Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump and Melania Trump during the final day of the Republican National Convention Thursday, July 18, 2024, in Milwaukee.

FACT FOCUS: A look at claims made at the Republican National Convention as Trump accepts nomination

As former President Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday he laid out his vision for running the country. He painted a dire…

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Vancouver City Attorney Jonathan Young, left, swears in Jeffrey Mori as the new chief of the Vancouver Police Department on June 30, 2022, at Vancouver City Hall. Mori previously served as an assistant chief at the agency for three years.

Vancouver police Chief Mori announces retirement after two years in the position

Vancouver police Chief Jeff Mori announced Wednesday he intends to retire in the fall, after two years at the helm of the department.

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Cantaloupe pack a nutritional punch with 106 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin A and 95 percent of the daily recommended value for vitamin C.

Savor sweet benefits of melons

When it comes to melons, which one is your favorite?


FILE - Actor-comedian Bob Newhart sits with a bronze likeness of Dr. Bob Hartley, the character he played in the 1972-78 sitcom &quot;The Bob Newhart Show,&quot; at the unveiling of the statue in Chicago on July 27, 2004. Newhart, the deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, died in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 18, 2024. He was 94. (AP Photo/M.

Comedian Bob Newhart, deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, dies at 94

Bob Newhart, the deadpan accountant-turned-comedian who became one of the most popular TV stars of his time after striking gold with a classic comedy album,…

Nation / World

Palestinian foreign policy advisor Riad Malki meets one one the Israeli team members before judges enter the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday July 19, 2024, where the United Nations top court is delivering a nonbinding advisory opinion Friday on the legality of Israel&rsquo;s 57-year occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state, a ruling that could have more effect on international opinion than it will on Israeli policies.

Top UN court says Israel’s presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

The top U.N. court said Friday that Israel’s presence in the Palestinian occupied territories is “unlawful” and called on it to end and for settlement…

The Columbian for Kids &#8211; July 2024

The Columbian for Kids – July 2024

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July 19: Incendiary Politics

Editorial cartoons for week of July 15, 2024

In Our View: Little or Gasque for county council District 4 seat

Leubsdorf: Transformation of JD Vance

Letter: Biden should pass baton

Letter: Letter ignores Trump faults

How concerned are you about summer wildfires?

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