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Clark County poet laureate Armin Tolentino used to go fishing on the East Coast with his father. These days he pursues the hobby at Vancouver Lake. He's working on a series of new poems about fishing now, he said.

Clark County’s new poet laureate seeks wisdom

When Armin Tolentino and a couple of friends bicycled all the way across the United States in 2007, it was boring in the best possible way, he said.
Clark County Life
Deserted desks line the main office of ZoomInfo in downtown Vancouver. Many Clark County offices have been empty for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, although some companies are now eyeing a summer return as vaccination rates pick up.

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo to resume in-person work

One of Clark County’s biggest employers, Vancouver-based marketing intelligence company ZoomInfo, announced last week that it will resume partial in-person work at all but one of its offices starting July…

Early morning shooting at Vancouver waterfront leaves one dead

Police are investigating an early morning shooting at the Vancouver waterfront that left one dead on Saturday. Areas around the popular destination were sealed off for hours during the investigation.
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Police at the scene of the fatal shooting of William Abbe on Fourth Plain Boulevard and Stapleton Road on April 28, 2020.

Clark County lawmakers split along party lines on police use-of-force bill

A bill establishing a state office to investigate police use-of-force incidents passed the Legislature last week and is on track to be signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee before…
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La Center's Angel Merino (10) dribbles past Seton Catholic's Dennis Babiy (14) during a Trico League matchup last week. Merino, an exchange student from Madrid, Spain, is receiving a truly American experience through high school sports.

La Center exchange student Angel Merino making memories through sports

La Center’s soccer team has given Angel Merino the American experience he craved when he journeyed from Spain last August as an exchange student.


FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2020 file photo, a sign in an Atlanta neighborhood  urges people to vote early in Georgia's two U.S. Senate races.   Republicans are moving to make it harder for that to happen again, potentially affecting the voting preferences for millions of Americans in future elections. The GOP's campaign to place new restrictions on mail-in and early voting in certain states will force voters to contend with new rules on what are popular and proven methods of casting ballots.

As America embraces voting early, GOP moves to restrict it

Nearly seven of every 10 voters cast their ballots before Election Day in 2020. Republicans are moving to make it harder for that to happen…

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Court records: Starving Vancouver teen visited by child welfare worker just days before death

Seven days before a Vancouver teen died of starvation, Washington child welfare authorities received a report from the boy’s aunt who alleged that her sister…

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