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Chipped pieces of silicon are seen here at Shin-Etsu Handotai America in 2018.

SEH America plans for growth, expansion in Vancouver, around the world

SEH America expects to grow to meet the increasing demand for its silicon wafers around the world, the company said Monday.
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Woodland City Hall  (The Columbian files)

Woodland allocates most of $1.8 million in COVID-relief funds to water projects

The city of Woodland plans to spend most of its $1.8 million in federal pandemic relief funding on water projects.
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An employee walks near an entrance to Western State Hospital in Lakewood in  2020. A judge has ordered the state agency that operates Washington's largest psychiatric hospital to pay more than $2 million to four female health workers who were assaulted by a violent patient who repeatedly targeted women. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington pays $2M to workers assaulted at psychiatric hospital

A judge has ordered the state agency that operates Washington’s largest psychiatric hospital to pay more than $2 million to four female health workers who were assaulted by a violent…
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People wait in line for the grand reopening of the Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store in east Vancouver. The store offers a variety of home improvement and decor, plus furniture. Proceeds go to affordable housing programs.

Habitat for Humanity Store celebrates grand reopening

After more than a year and a half of work, the Clark County Habitat for Humanity ReStore held its grand reopening on Friday. While the store never closed, it now…
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Headphones sit on a table before they are sorted and recycled. They will be disassembled and sorted by material before recycling.

Vancouver-based Cyber Acoustics turning industry on its ear

When Steve Erickson and his partner bought their Vancouver-based company, Cyber Acoustics, they realized just how many headsets they ship to customers. Then they thought…

Business

FILE - ITT Technical Institute campus seen closed after ITT Educational Services announced that the school had ceased operating, Sept. 6, 2016, in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Students who used federal loans to attend ITT Technical Institute as far back as 2005 will automatically get that debt canceled. This comes after authorities found "widespread and pervasive misrepresentations" at the defunct for-profit college chain. The Biden administration says the action will cancel $3.9 billion in federal student debt for 208,000 borrowers.

Former ITT Tech students get $3.9B in debt cancellation

Students who used federal loans to attend ITT Technical Institute as far back as 2005 will automatically get that debt canceled after authorities found “widespread…

Northwest

Josh Haazard stands inside his workspace, the HaazLab, where he creates a variety of cosplay props and other creative gadgets Aug. 4 at his home in Monroe.

Crafter turns junk into sci-fi weaponry

It’s called the Gramophozooka: A combination of PVC pipe, a gramophone horn, a safety cone, air duct parts, refrigerator parts and other bits and pieces…

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Sports

Seattle Mariners center fielder Julio Rodriguez, left, and right fielder Mitch Haniger collide at the wall while trying to catch a fly ball from Los Angeles Angels' Luis Rengifo during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. Rengifo was awarded a solo home run on the play.

Mariners score 4 in 9th after Ohtani departs, top Angels 6-2

Angels star Shohei Ohtani struck out eight and allowed two runs in six innings, before the Seattle Mariners scored four runs in the ninth and…

Politics

FILE - Members of the U.S. Secret Service Counter Assault Team walk through the Rotunda as they and other federal police forces responded as violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. Top congressional Democrats are demanding that the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general hand over information on deleted Secret Service text messages related to the Jan. 6, 2012 attack on the Capitol, accusing him of using delay tactics to stonewall their investigation.  (AP Photo/J.

Democrats press for Secret Service records, hint at subpoena

Top congressional Democrats are demanding that the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general hand over information on deleted Secret Service text messages related to the…

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"Taprooms create a center of gravity," said Steve Stuart, who as city manager in Ridgefield has seen an increase in midweek downtown visitors who are there to visit Ridgefield Craft Brewing. In the evenings, people come from the boat launch.

Brewing up revitalization in Clark County’s downtown areas

Craft brewers, taprooms play important role in invigorating business in downtowns of Clark County’s cities

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