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Defendant Austin Navarro enters the courtroom for opening statements in his murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on July 10. Navarro took the stand Monday.

Vancouver man testifies in murder trial that he didn’t intend to shoot his former girlfriend

A Vancouver man told the jury in his murder trial Monday he did not intend to fatally shoot his former girlfriend as they met in August 2021 in the parking…
Clark County News
Former Columbia River boys basketball coach David Long, and current assistant coach Jim Sevall, at left, were a part of the school&rsquo;s basketball program until Long&rsquo;s retirement in 2022.

Longtime Columbia River basketball coaches David Long, Jim Sevall entering WIBCA Hall of Fame

Retirement has taken David Long out of Columbia River’s J. Hoover Gymnasium, but you can’t take Columbia River away from its former longtime boys basketball coach.

Man suspected in fatal stabbing at east Vancouver apartment dies from self-inflicted stab wounds, police say

The man accused of fatally stabbing a woman July 7 in east Vancouver has died from self-inflicted stab wounds, according to Vancouver police.
Clark County News
Defense attorney Christie Emrich, center, speaks during a July 1 ceremony at Recovery Cafe as staff prepare to move the court farther east on Fourth Plain Boulevard.

Clark County’s Community Court ‘way different from regular court’, sees success in helping the homeless

Jacob Anderson isn’t sure when he lost hope. He had big dreams of being an artist and a therapist like the one who helped him through hard times in junior…
Courts & Crime

Clark County

Worship team volunteer David Leitz sets out a sign to welcome guests to the Living Hope Church cooling center Monday afternoon as temperatures climbed to triple digits outside.

Council for the Homeless issues hot weather alert for Tuesday

With the National Weather Service in Portland predicting temperatures in the 90s, the Council for the Homeless issued a severe weather alert for Tuesday.


FILE - An Amazon worker delivers packages in Los Angeles on Oct. 1, 2020. July sales events have become a seasonal revenue driver for the retail industry since Amazon launched its first Prime Day back in 2015.

Amazon Prime Day deals are almost here. Should you take advantage of them?

It's summertime, and the bargains seem easy at a time when many consumer prices are high.


A general view during rehearsals at the 2024 Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum, Sunday, July 14, 2024, in Milwaukee.

In Milwaukee, Trump shooting stuns RNC delegate from Camas

Scott Hogg was at a downtown Milwaukee hotel bar on Saturday, unwinding after days of meetings to help craft a platform before the Republican National…

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Ridgefield's Patrick Engskov (7) celebrates with Luke Iverson after Iverson scored a run Thursday, July 27, 2024, during a game between the Raptors and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Notebook: Luke Iverson’s simple approach leads to WCL All-Star nod

The key to Luke Iverson’s success this summer is keeping things simple.


Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump appears during the Republican National Convention Monday, July 15, 2024, in Milwaukee.

Trump enters Republican convention with a bandage covering his right ear after assassination attempt

Former President Donald Trump, two days after surviving an attempted assassination, appeared triumphantly at the Republican National Convention's opening night with a bandage over his…

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Dr. Kayla Harris, left, offers a treat to Mia, 5, an adoptable cat from the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, while the kitty pays a visit to the crew including vet assistant Isabel Chavez in the mobile veterinary clinic.

Humane Society for Southwest Washington launches mobile veterinary clinic for people who struggle to access care for their animals

Veterinary care just got a fresh set of wheels through the Humane Society for Southwest Washington’s new mobile clinic.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center rear, and abortion rights supporters listen as Dr. Sarah Prager, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Seattle, Tuesday, June 11, 2024. Inslee announced that Washington state will spell out in state law that hospitals must provide abortions if needed to stabilize patients, a step that comes as the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on whether conservative states can bar abortions during some medical emergencies.

WA abortion clinics scramble to care for out-of-state patients. How far are they traveling?

Two years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to abortion, Washington remains one of 21 states where abortions are protected.


FILE - Actor James Sikking poses for a photograph at the Los Angeles gala celebrating the 20th anniversary of the National Organization for Women, Dec. 1, 1986. Sikking, who starred as a hardened police lieutenant on &ldquo;Hill Street Blues&rdquo; and as the titular character&#039;s kindhearted dad on &ldquo;Doogie Howser, M.D.,&rdquo; has died of complications from dementia, his publicist Cynthia Snyder said in a statement Sunday, July 14, 2024.

James Sikking, star of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘Doogie Howser, MD,’ dies at 90

James Sikking, who starred as a hardened police lieutenant on “Hill Street Blues” and as the titular character’s kindhearted dad on “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” has…

Nation / World

President Joe Biden speaks from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, July 14, 2024, about the apparent assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania.

Biden to call for 5% cap on annual rent increases, as he tries to show plans to tame inflation

President Joe Biden is ready to propose a 5 percent cap on annual rent increases for tenants of major landlords as he tries to show…

The Columbian for Kids &#8211; July 2024

The Columbian for Kids – July 2024

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July 16: Peaceful Ballots

Editorial cartoons for week of July 15, 2024

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Military appreciation; burnout

Westneat: Seattle’s fentanyl epidemic is finally easing. By why?

Estrich: Biden needs to hear truth

Harrop: Trump hurt women’s health care

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