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Kaiser Permanente health care workers in Washington are preparing for a possible strike with an authorization vote.

Kaiser braces for possible health care worker strike involving thousands in Washington

A labor contract for thousands of health care workers across California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Virginia and Washington, DC, expired at Saturday night, potentially sparking the biggest health care strike in…
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Washington state's minimum wage will increase to $16.28 an hour in January, up 54 cents from the current rate.

WA minimum wage to increase to $16.28 an hour next year

Washington state's minimum wage will increase to $16.28 an hour in January, up 54 cents from the current rate.
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Judge John Fairgrieve listens as lawyers talk during the unlawful detainer docket at the Clark County Courthouse on a recent Thursday.

As mediation program for tenants and landlords ends, evictions surge in Clark County

You can feel the stress in Room 302 of the Clark County Courthouse.
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A cake replica of the C-Tran bus is cut and distributed. Cake was also served when the Vine on Fourth Plain was opened in January 2017, but due to the sub-freezing temperatures the cake was frozen, said Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle.

C-Tran’s new ‘Red Vine’ service opens early and under budget

Against the backdrop of autumn leaves changing from green to red, dozens of people gathered Saturday to eat licorice and celebrate the opening of C-Tran’s second bus rapid transit line,…
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Scott Long of Vancouver, greets his dogs, 9-year-old Beni and 6-year-old Darby, right, at Ike Memorial Dog Park in Vancouver. Six years after an off-leash park in Washougal closed, the idea is  under consideration in Camas.

Camas city officials consider adding dog park

More than six years after the area’s only off-leash dog park closed, Camas city officials are exploring the possibility of creating one in partnership with…


FILE - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks, Feb. 7, 2023, in Redmond, Wash. Nadella says unfair tactics used by Google led to its dominance as a search engine. Nadella's comments came in a landmark antitrust trial against Google's parent company, Alphabet. He told a packed Washington, D.C., courtroom Monday, Oct. 2, 2023 that Google's actions weakened Microsoft's search engine Bing.

Microsoft CEO says unfair practices by Google led to its dominance as a search engine

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said Monday that unfair tactics used by Google led to its dominance as a search engine, tactics that in turn have…


FILE - This undated photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Portland Field Office shows Negasi Zuberi. Zuberi, an Oregon man accused of kidnapping a woman in Seattle and locking her in a cinder block cell until she broke the door to escape, unsuccessfully tried to escape his jail cell on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, sheriff's officials said in a statement on Friday, Aug. 25.

Man accused of locking a woman in a cell in Oregon faces rape, kidnapping charges in separate case

A man accused of abducting a woman in Seattle, driving her hundreds of miles to his home in Oregon and locking her in a makeshift…

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FILE - Laphonza Butler, president of EMILY's List, listens during a rally held by the Latino Victory Fund, Oct. 20, 2022, in Coral Gables, Fla. A spokesman in California Gov. Gavin Newsom's office said on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, that he will name Butler to the Senate seat of the late Dianne Feinstein.

California governor names Laphonza Butler, former Kamala Harris adviser, to Feinstein Senate seat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has selected Laphonza Butler, a Democratic strategist and adviser to Kamala Harris’ 2020 presidential campaign, to fill the U.S. Senate seat…

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An illustration shows the Everett Street Corridor in northeast Camas.

Camas’ top plan for Everett Street stretch includes elevated bike lanes, sidewalks

Camas city officials have unveiled their preferred plan for redesigning a 1.5-mile stretch of Everett Street in northeast Camas with elevated bike lanes and sidewalks.

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U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, second from right, joins Clark County Councilor Sue Marshall, right, and others during a fentanyl roundtable where treatment, prevention and housing were topics.

Fentanyl driving surge in overdoses among kids in WA’s child welfare system

The number of overdoses and accidental poisonings among Washington kids in foster care, or who received services from the state child welfare system, increased more…


SAG-AFTRA member John Schmitt, second from right, and others carry signs on the picket line outside Netflix on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, in Los Angeles. Hollywood's writers strike was declared over Tuesday night when board members from their union approved a contract agreement with studios, bringing the industry at least partly back from a historic halt in production. The actors strike continues in their bid to get better pay and working conditions.

Late-night shows return after writers strike as actors resume talks that could end their standoff

Late-night talk shows are returning after a five-month absence brought on by the Hollywood writers strike, while actors will begin talks that could end their…

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Josh Kruger, left, then the Communications Director, the Office of Homeless Services at City of Philadelphia, at a tent encampment in Philadelphia, on Jan. 6, 2020. The journalist and advocate who rose from homelessness and addiction to serve as a spokesperson for Philadelphia's most vulnerable was shot and killed at his home early Monday, Oct. 2, 2023 police said.

Philadelphia journalist who advocated for homeless and LGBTQ+ communities shot and killed at home

A journalist and advocate who rose from homelessness and addiction to serve as a spokesperson for Philadelphia's most vulnerable was shot and killed at his…

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Editorial cartoons for week of Oct. 2

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Listening officials, Lillard trade

Stoyanovich: We all bear cost of Google’s monopolistic practices

Leubsdorf: A good sign for Dems?

Other Papers Say: Medicare must be transparent

What should Vancouver do to improve safety and mobility on McGillivray Blvd.?

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