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Republican 3rd District congressional candidate Joe Kent and incumbent Rep.

Kent pulls ahead of Herrera Beutler in latest batch of 3rd District results

Republican Joe Kent pulled ahead of incumbent Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Monday's vote tally for the 3rd District.
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Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey views the first primary election result printout for the 2020 elections in the ballot tabulation room of the Clark County Election Office in August.

Clark County election returns slow to come in

If you think the results from the 2022 primary election seem to be posting slower than in previous years, you’d be correct. County Auditor Greg Kimsey said there’s a good…
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Politics
Brent Luyster III makes his way into the courtroom for opening statements in his murder trial Aug. 2 at the Clark County Courthouse. Luyster, who is the son of convicted triple murderer Brent Luyster, is accused of fatally stabbing his stepfather in May 2021 at an Amboy apartment.

Luyster III testifies he feared stepdad would kill him

Brent Luyster III testified Monday in his second-degree murder trial that he thought he was going to die if he didn’t stab his stepfather during a physical altercation in May…
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Corpse flower Titan VanCoug on the WSU Vancouver campus in July 2019.

WSU Vancouver corpse flower to bloom again

A new growth from Titan VanCoug — Washington State University Vancouver’s infamous resident corpse flower — is expected to bloom later this month.
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Vancouver bicyclist hit by SUV in Orchards dies from injuries

A 24-year-old Vancouver man died from his injuries after he was hit by an SUV in a crosswalk Friday morning in Orchards.

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FILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, a dump truck hauls coal at Contura Energy's Eagle Butte Mine near Gillette, Wyo.  A judge has ruled U.S. government officials engaged in regional-level planning failed to follow a court order requiring them to consider allowing less coal to be mined as a way to fight climate change. The Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022 ruling by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls, Montana, applies to the country's top coal-producing region, the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana.

Judge: Agency keeps ignoring environment in coal region plan

A federal agency has once again failed to consider possible damage to the environment caused by mining coal when setting land management policies governing a…

Northwest

George, right, and Carolyn Spaulding hold an old family photo showing their son, Brian, in Portland on July 20. Five years after Brian's parents found him fatally shot in the home he shared with roommates, his slaying remains a mystery.

Portland, other police agencies battle rising crime as forces shrink

Five years after Brian Spaulding’s parents found him fatally shot, his slaying remains a mystery that seems increasingly unlikely to be solved as Portland police…

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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge celebrates with Tim Locastro after hitting a solo home run on a pitch from Seattle Mariners' Ryan Borucki during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Seattle.

Judge hits No. 44, Yankees beat Mariners 9-4 to stop skid

Aaron Judge hit his 44th homer, Josh Donaldson also went deep and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees snapped a five-game losing…

Politics

President Joe Biden speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One for a trip to Kentucky to view flood damage, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Dover Air Force Base, Del.

Biden surveys flood damage in Kentucky, pledges more U.S. help

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday witnessed the damage from deadly and devastating storms that have resulted in the worst flooding…

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Orchards crash kills bicyclist

A Vancouver bicyclist died of his injuries after he was hit by an SUV in a crosswalk Friday morning in Orchards, according to the Washington…

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