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Union sophomore Carly Christ competes in the beam during the individual event finals at the 4A state gymnastics championships Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 in Bellevue.

State gymnastics: Union’s Carly Christ places third in beam

Two years, two different events and two top-three finishes. Union sophomore Carly Christ has made a habit of performing well at the Class 4A state gymnastics championships.
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One person dies in Amboy crash

One person died Thursday after several vehicles were involved in a crash in Amboy.
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Missing Ridgefield man’s body found in water near Ridgefield Marina

Officials found a missing 52-year-old Ridgefield man’s body last week after days of searching in the water near the Ridgefield Marina.
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Vancouver man gets 5 years in 2022 death of pedestrian

A judge sentenced a 20-year-old Vancouver man Friday to five years in prison in connection with an October 2022 crash in which he fatally struck a pedestrian crossing the street.
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Washougal High School graduate Alec Langen poses for a photograph with his car in his school parking space in 2018.

Washougal High School graduate one of five Marines killed in helicopter crash

A 2018 Washougal High School graduate was one of five U.S. Marines killed in a helicopter crash during a training flight in Southern California earlier…

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In Aug. 11, 2019,  a man uses a cellphone in New Orleans.

Americans reporting nationwide cellular outages from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers

A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according to data from Downdetector.

Northwest

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, shakes hands with Chair Gerry Lewis of the Yakama Nation, following a ceremonial signing ceremony in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, as Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek, third from right, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Brenda Mallory, second from right, and Chair Shannon Wheeler of the Nez Perce Tribe, right, watch. The ceremonial signing is an agreement between the Biden administration and state and Tribal governments to work together to protect salmon and other native fish, honor obligations to Tribal nations, and recognize the important services the Columbia River System provides to the economy of the Pacific Northwest.

White House, tribal leaders, Inslee, Kotek hail ‘historic’ deal to restore salmon runs in Pacific Northwest

The Biden administration, leaders of four Columbia River Basin tribes and the governors of Oregon and Washington celebrated on Friday as they signed papers formally…

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Sam Robinson, left, of the Chinook Indian Nation talks with Tony Johnson, the Chinook Indian Nation chairman, as they join a rally in favor of federal recognition for the Chinook Tribe at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Oct. 7, 2022.

Chinook Indian Nation hails decision granting it access to land claim trust funds

Leaders of the Chinook Indian Nation celebrated Thursday what they described as a precedent-setting legal victory granting the tribe access to its land claim trust…

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FILE - An attendee at Planned Parenthood&rsquo;s &ldquo;Bans Off Our Bodies&rdquo; rally for abortion rights holds a sign outside of the Idaho Statehouse in downtown Boise, Idaho, May 14, 2022. More than 50 Idaho obstetricians have stopped practicing in the state since a near-total abortion ban took effect in August 2022, according to a newly released report Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024. (Sarah A.

Dozens of Idaho obstetricians have stopped practicing there since abortions were banned, study says

More than 50 Idaho obstetricians have stopped practicing in the state since a near-total abortion ban took effect in August 2022, according to a newly…

Life

This recent image provided by the Brookfield Zoo shows a male grey seal pup and his mother at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. Zoo officials say a grey seal found stranded and blind more than a decade ago on an island in Maine has given birth at the Chicago-area zoo and is now &ldquo;a very attentive mother&rdquo; to her newborn.

Blind seal gives birth and nurtures the pup at an Illinois zoo

A gray seal found stranded and blind more than a decade ago on an island in Maine has given birth at a Chicago-area zoo and…

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FILE--Bai Yun, one of two giant pandas on exhibit at the San Diego Zoo, looks towards the crowd on Nov. 1, 1996, in San Diego. China is working on sending a new pair of giant pandas to the San Diego Zoo, renewing its longstanding gesture of friendship toward the United States after nearly all the iconic bears in the U.S. were returned to the Asian country in recent years amid rocky relations between the two nations. San Diego sent back its last pandas to China in 2019.

China plans to send San Diego Zoo more pandas this year, reintroducing panda diplomacy

China plans to send a new pair of giant pandas to the San Diego Zoo, renewing its longstanding gesture of friendship toward the United States…

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Editorial Cartoons for the Week of Feb. 19

In Our View: Beaches’ finest offering: community service

Calmes: Blocking Ukraine aid is no way to put America first

Letter: Rethink roundabout on Hwy. 503

Letter: Scrutinize administrator salaries

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