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Bail $200,000 for Washougal woman accused of shooting former boyfriend on I-205

A Washougal woman is accused of shooting her former boyfriend March 21 while driving on northbound Interstate 205 following an altercation at his birthday celebration at an east Vancouver bar.
Courts & Crime
Photo contributed by the Vancouver Police Department 
 Cristina Ase

Police tracked missing Vancouver woman’s cellphone through SE Portland

The Vancouver Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 61-year-old Cristina Ase, who has been missing since March 26. Police have not…
Clark County News

Vancouver men indicted on federal drug trafficking charges

Two Vancouver men were indicted Wednesday on federal charges of drug trafficking, conspiracy and illegal weapons possession, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Western Washington.
Courts & Crime
Construction workers hold a piece of siding in place while building houses along Northeast 138th Avenue in east Vancouver.

Clark County Council pushes to provide more ‘middle housing,’ aiming to increase access to homeownership

As part of a long effort to create a greater variety of housing options with potential for smaller, more affordable homes, the Clark County Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to…
Clark County News

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Evergreen schools superintendent John Boyd announced his retirement effective June 30.

Evergreen schools Superintendent John Boyd will retire as of June 30

Evergreen Public Schools Superintendent John Boyd announced Wednesday he will retire from his position effective June 30.


A cyclist boards a C-Tran Vine bus at the Turtle Place Transit Center in downtown Vancouver in 2021.

C-Tran approves Vine extension to connect Vancouver Mall and Fisher’s Landing transit centers

C-Tran officials approved an extension of its Fourth Plain Boulevard bus rapid transit line known as The Vine.


Semi Bird addresses the crowd at a fundraising event at The Lodge at Frontier Park Graham on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023.

Washington governor candidate Semi Bird says ‘no excuse’ for financial crime

Republican gubernatorial candidate Semi Bird pleaded guilty in 1993 to a misdemeanor count of bank larceny for lying on a credit application by using the…

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Former President Donald Trump, flanked by attorneys Todd Blanche and Emil Bove, appears at Manhattan criminal court during jury selection in New York, Thursday, April 18, 2024.

12 jurors have been picked for Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Selection of alternates ongoing

A jury of 12 people was seated Thursday in former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial in New York, and the court quickly turned to…

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Prineville man shot multiple times by Clark County sheriff’s deputies in Salmon Creek, says medical examiner

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified a central Oregon man as the person fatally shot by Clark County sheriff’s deputies Saturday in Salmon Creek.

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As fentanyl use increases, Clark County Jail grapples with opioid withdrawals

As fentanyl use increases, the Clark County Jail is grappling with more people experiencing withdrawal from drug use while in custody.

Nation / World

Chairs are set for missing members of the Bibas family, who are held hostage in Gaza, on April 11 at a Passover Seder table in the communal dining hall at Kibbutz Nir Oz in southern Israel.

Israelis grapple with how to mark Passover this year

Every year, Alon Gat’s mother led the family’s Passover celebration of the liberation of the ancient Israelites from Egypt thousands of years ago. But this…

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

Economic Forecast – March 2024

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April 19: GOP And Women

Editorial Cartoons for Week of April 15

In Our View: Celebrate Earth Day every day with actions

Harrop: As Nebraska goes, so could go Maine

Letter: NW Natural misplaces blame

Letter: Road repairs are needed

How did your tax season go this year?

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