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A Washington State Department of Transportation engineering geologist studies the head of the landslide that buried Highway 504 some 2,000 feet below.

Engineer helped design Spirit Lake highway after 1980 eruption. Now a landslide has brought him back

The mid-May landslide that stranded a dozen people and a dog when it buried a section of the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway near Mount St. Helens held special significance for…
Community Funded Journalism
Keynote speaker Majora Carter, a community revitalization strategist, speaks to the audience at the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington's annual luncheon.

Community Foundation for Southwest Washington celebrates nonprofits, community members with luncheon

Urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter hasn’t spent much time in Southwest Washington, but the message she shared with a crowd of several hundred in Vancouver during her speech about the…
Clark County News
Clark Public Utilities headquarters is pictured in Vancouver on Oct. 13, 2020.

Clark Public Utilities board decides to join nuclear power feasibility study

Despite several public objections decrying nuclear energy in the region, the Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners unanimously approved participation in a feasibility study for a small nuclear reactor development…
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Members of the Clark County Council are pictured after new councilors took the oath of office at the Clark County Public Service Center on Jan. 3, 2023. Councilors are Glen Yung, from left, Michelle Belkot, Karen Bowerman, on screen, Gary Medvigy and Sue Marshall.

Clark County OKs land sale to Hockinson School District

The Clark County Council has authorized the sale of a 40-acre parcel adjacent to Hockinson Meadows Community Park for use as a possible new school…


2/19/03 - Photo by Dave Olson - The Red Lion Hotel at the Quay as seen from the Interstate Bridge.

Crossing the Columbia River a constant in a developing Vancouver

When Vancouver’s city manager began his career in Clark County in the ’90s, Portland’s bedroom community to the north was perhaps best known for its…


FILE - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs House Bill 1240, which prohibits the manufacture, importation, distribution and sale of semi-automatic assault-style weapons in the state, April 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Olympia, Wash. A U.S. judge on Tuesday, June 6, rejected a request to block a new Washington state law banning the sale of certain semi-automatic rifles, one of three measures recently signed by Inslee in an effort to reduce gun violence.

Judge rejects attempt to block new Washington state gun restrictions

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request to block a new Washington state law banning the sale of certain semi-automatic rifles, one of three…

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Mountain View running back Taj Albeck scores against Auburn in the 2015 Emerald City Kickoff Classic at Husky Stadium in Seattle. The state football championship games will be held at Husky Stadium at the end of the 2023 season.

Husky Stadium to host 2023 state football championships

High school football state championship games are headed to Husky Stadium in 2023.


Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks during U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst's Roast and Ride, Saturday, June 3, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Pence opens presidential bid with broad critiques of Trump over Jan. 6 insurrection and abortion

Mike Pence opened his presidential bid with an unusually forceful critique of former President Donald Trump over Jan. 6, his temperament and abortion on Wednesday…

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Crime scene tents mark where shell casings lie as Vancouver Police officers stand in the Heights Shopping Center parking lot on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at the site of a fatal shooting.

Man fatally shot by police at Vancouver shopping center identified

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified a 43-year-old Vancouver man as the person fatally shot by police May 30 in a central Vancouver shopping…

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The sun rises over a hazy New York City skyline as seen from Jersey City, N.J., Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Intense Canadian wildfires are blanketing the northeastern U.S. in a dystopian haze, turning the air acrid, the sky yellowish gray and prompting warnings for vulnerable populations to stay inside.

Canada wildfires are leading to air-quality alerts in US. Here’s how to stay safe

Intense Canadian wildfires are blanketing the northeastern U.S. in a dystopian haze, turning the air acrid, the sky yellowish gray and prompting warnings for vulnerable…


Choose your own asparagus adventure with Bethany Jean Clement's customizable recipe incorporating your choice of fresh herb(s) and lots of butter.

Choose your own buttery asparagus adventure

For a long time, cooking asparagus any way other than the very simplest seemed like gilding the spear to me. Blanching it in boiling water…

Nation / World

In this webcam image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, an eruption takes place on the summit of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, Wednesday June 7, 2023. Kilauea, the second largest volcano in Hawaii, began erupting Wednesday morning, officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said in a statement. Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, erupted from Sept. 2021 to Dec 2022. A 2018 Kilauea eruption destroyed more than 700 residences. (U.S.

Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, begins erupting after 3-month pause

Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, began erupting on Wednesday after a three-month pause, displaying spectacular fountains of mesmerizing, glowing lava…

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June 7: Artificial Intelligence

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In Our View: Graduation commencement just the beginning

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Letter: Examine defense budget

Letter: Help fight food insecurity

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