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Charles Stuart of Vancouver, right, cools off with an orange popsicle while taking refuge from the heat at the Living Hope Church cooling center on June 28.

Clark County cooling centers open with heat setting in

With temperatures expected in the high 90s and low triple digits starting today, cooling centers and services are open around the county. 
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee glances at an aide holding up an image of a visual slide being shown to viewers of a news conference, Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Olympia, Wash. Inslee announced that Washington will be the latest state to offer prizes to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Incentives will include a series of giveaways during the month of June including lottery prizes totaling $2 million, college tuition assistance, airline tickets, and game systems. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Inslee: Wear masks indoors in Washington, get vaccinated

Washington will follow federal guidance and recommend that those who are are vaccinated wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas where there is “substantial or high” rates of…
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Senior Deputy Prosecutor James Smith speaks during the annual day of remembrance for homicide victims at the Public Service Center in Vancouver on Sept. 30, 2019. The Clark County Council recently appointed Smith to the District Court bench.

Clark County Council appoints senior prosecutor as District Court judge

The Clark County Council has appointed Senior Deputy Prosecutor James Smith to replace District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman, who retired from the bench June 30.
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Spencer Tibbits uses a range finder to find his distance from the ninth hold on the second day of the Royal Oaks Invitational in Vancouver.

Spencer Tibbits takes first shot as a pro golfer

In a recent early morning round at Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City, Vancouver’s Spencer Tibbits approached the 18th green with a chance at…


President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the Lehigh Valley operations facility for Mack Trucks in Macungie, Pa., Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

The Biden administration on Thursday announced it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the…

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Teen dies, three hurt in two-car crash Tuesday in southeast Battle Ground

A 17-year-old boy died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in southeast Battle Ground, according to the Battle Ground Police Department.

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Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

SW Washington study: Vaccination reduced senior COVID-19 hospitalizations by 90%

Being vaccinated against COVID-19 reduced the risk of hospitalization by 90 percent for people age 65 and older, according to a report released Wednesday by…


In this photo provided by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, the Nauka module is seen prior to docking with the International Space Station on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Russia's long-delayed lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The 20-metric-ton (22-ton) Nauka module, also called the Multipurpose Laboratory Module, docked with the orbiting outpost after a long journey and a series of manoeuvres.

Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day trip

Russia’s long-delayed lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility…

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the American Legislative Exchange Council Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Salt Lake City.

CDC mask guidance met with hostility by leading Republicans

One of the Republican Party’s most prominent rising stars is mocking new government recommendations calling for more widespread use of masks to blunt a coronavirus…

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