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La Center volleyball senior Summer Senske flexes as she talks to coach Cymany O'Brien before a match.

La Center volleyball senior Summer Senske grapples with loss of dad to COVID-19

It’s almost a given that at every La Center High School volleyball match, Summer Senske hears her father’s voice cheering from heaven’s window.
Sports

Clark County prosecuting attorney’s funding request hits snag

Efforts to replace departing staff, as well as bring on new employees, at the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office hit a speed bump this week. The new staff are intended…
Clark County News
The Clark County Courthouse.

Man suspected of setting fire to school bus in central Vancouver

A transient man is accused of setting a school bus on fire Thursday night behind a car dealership in central Vancouver.
Courts & Crime
Suzanne Mickelson, left, and Ellen Zacny, center, laugh while planting foliage in the Riveridge Neighborhood cul-de-sac island on Saturday morning.

Volunteers turn Vancouver traffic island into biodiverse native habitat

A group of volunteers began work on a neighborhood-beautification project in Vancouver’s Riveridge neighborhood on Saturday morning.
Clark County News

Clark County

Conceptual renderings, which could change, of the Waterfront Gateway area next to City Hall show multifamily housing, a multistory parking garage and a skybridge over the railroad to Vancouver waterfront.

Skybridge, new buildings part of vision for Vancouver’s Waterfront Gateway

A developer has been selected for the city’s Waterfront Gateway, and early conceptual renderings show four new buildings, including a parking garage and a skybridge…

Business

FILE - This May 16, 2012, file photo, shows the Facebook logo displayed on an iPad. Facebook in India dithered in curbing hate speech and anti-Muslim content on its platform and lacked enough local language moderators to stop misinformation that at times led to real-world violence, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India

Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated…

Northwest

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 The lighthouse on the northern tip of Patos Island, with Sucia Island and Orcas Island in the distance, looks toward Canada across The Salish Sea.

Researchers make surprising discovery while tracking Chinook salmon in Salish Sea, B.C.

Researchers made a surprising discovery while tracking Chinook salmon in both the foraging areas of endangered southern resident orcas and the growing, healthy population of…

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Sports

Jackson Clemmer, left, and Blake Asciutto after Camas High graduates who play football at Southern Oregon University.

How Clark County College Football Players Fared, Oct. 23

After leading Camas to the Class 4A state championship in 2019, Blake Asciutto and Jackson Clemmer have continued their football careers at Southern Oregon.

Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key holdout vote on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, chairs a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/J.

Biden, key senators huddle as Democrats drive toward budget deal

President Joe Biden hosted budget talks Sunday with two pivotal senator in hopes of resolving lingering disputes over Democrats' long-stalled effort to craft an expansive…

Editor's Choice

Jesse Roehm, 44, makes a first appearance via video Wednesday morning in Clark County Superior Court in a shooting Tuesday evening at the Alder Creek Apartments and Townhomes in east Vancouver. No one was wounded.

Parking dispute prompted shooting at east Vancouver apartments

A dispute about parking apparently led to Tuesday night’s incident where a gun was fired near a group of children in Vancouver.

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Health

It's not clear whether insurance premiums will rise when the No Surprises Act, which is meant to curb surprise medical bills, goes into effect.

Surprise-billing rule ‘puts a thumb on the scale’ to keep arbitrated costs in check

Patients are months away from not having to worry about most surprise medical bills — those extra costs that can amount to hundreds or thousands…

Life

FILE - Writer-director and executive producer Danny Strong attends the premiere of the Hulu Original Series "Dopesick" on Oct 4, 2021, in New York.  Hulu's eight-part miniseries about America's opioid crisis weaves together the narcotic painkiller's devastating toll and the actions of those who allowed or failed to prevent it. Three episodes debut Wednesday on the streaming service, with the rest out weekly.

‘Dopesick,’ a story that needed to be told

Actor Danny Strong pops up regularly in an eclectic batch of series ranging from the lightness of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Gilmore Girls” to…

Nation / World

View of the illuminated decorations, as part of the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the resistance of Mexico-Tenochtitlan to the Spaniards in Zocalo Square Mexico City on Aug. 12, 2021.

Mexico’s new culture war: Did a pyramid light show ‘decolonize’ or rewrite history?

A replica of the Great Temple of the Aztecs, about a third of the size of the original, rose from the floor of the central…

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

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Jayne: Confusion on how elections work

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