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Guillermo Raya Leon sits with the defense team Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, during his aggravated murder trial at Clark County Courthouse. Raya Leon was found guilty on all counts by the jury.

Raya Leon guilty of first-degree murder in fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown

A jury on Tuesday convicted a Salem, Ore., man of aggravated first-degree murder in the 2021 fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown.
Clark County News

One dead, another injured in east Vancouver apartment fire

One person died and another was injured during a two-alarm fire Monday night at an east Vancouver apartment complex.
Clark County News
Councilor Bart Hansen listens to constituents at the community forum at the Luepke Center. Dozens of Vancouver residents attended the city's third community forum of the year.

Vancouver residents voice concerns on crime, zoning, homelessness, parking at community forum

Homelessness. Potholes. Housing. Parking. Crime. Land use. Pollution.
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These clams were all dug on the northern end of the Long Beach Peninsula, a few hundred yards north of the Oysterville Approach.

WDFW approves four days of coastal razor clam digs beginning Friday

The first round of razor clam digging opportunities at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, and Copalis begin Friday, Sept. 29, as announced by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife shellfish…

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Vancouver police: Two missing boys found in Idaho

Law enforcement in Idaho took two boys Vancouver police previously said had been abducted by their mother into protective custody Tuesday.


FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, better known as WIC, bag sits on a shopping cart waiting to be loaded into a recipient's vehicle at a center in Jackson, Miss.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V.

Food benefits for low income families at risk in a government shutdown, White House says

As Congress barrels toward a partial government shutdown, the White House Monday warned that a program that helps millions of low income families afford healthy…


A Mason County strike team works on mopping up in the Gray Fire area in eastern Washington.

Separate lawsuits allege Inland Power caused Gray fire

Two separate lawsuits filed Tuesday afternoon blame a faulty Inland Power and Light Company outdoor light for sparking the Gray fire, which devastated the Medical…

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. speaks to the media on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, in Washington.

House Speaker McCarthy is back to square one as the Senate pushes ahead to avert a federal shutdown

As the Senate marches ahead with a bipartisan approach to prevent a government shutdown, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is back to square one — asking…

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Leslie Lewallen announced she is running for the 3rd District congressional seat held by Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez.

New GOP contender — a Camas city councilor — complicates Republican attempt to win back WA congressional seat

Republicans are desperate to recapture the southwest Washington congressional seat they lost in 2022. But first they must settle who will carry the GOP torch…

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Washington's Paid Family and Medical Leave program allows eligible workers to receive up to 12 weeks paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child or for a serious medical condition of the worker or the worker's family member, or 16 weeks for a combination of both.

As paid family leave claims rise in Washington, the wait for benefits gets longer

Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program wants to hire 49 more employees to deal with steadily rising demand that has some people waiting over…


NASA astronaut Frank Rubio is helped out of the Soyuz MS-23 spacecraft just minutes after he and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin, landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023.  The extended mission means that Rubio now holds the record for longest spaceflight by an American.

Three astronauts return to Earth after a year in space. NASA’s Frank Rubio sets US space record

A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts returned to Earth on Wednesday after being stuck in space for just over a year. American Frank Rubio…

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FILE - A general view shows the aftermath of a wildfire in Lahaina, Hawaii, Monday, Aug. 21, 2023. (AP Photo/Jae C.

An old car tire, burnt trees and a utility pole may be key in finding how the Maui wildfire spread

Melted remains of an old car tire. Heavily burned trees. A charred stump of an abandoned utility pole.

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In Our View: Defiance of gun laws call for accountability

Camden: Do clothes make the senator?

Letter: Support Lewallen for Congress

Letter: Something is better than nothing

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