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Trees just don't respect fence lines.

Change of perspective: Assess property, talk with neighbors about trees, issues

Trees aren’t lawyers. They just don’t care about property lines. This was recently drawn to my attention by a politely irked neighbor, whose tree complaint prompted me to look around…
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Camas City Hall.

Camas council winnows choices for vacant seat

The Camas City Council has selected six applicants to interview for the council’s Ward 1, Position 1 seat left vacant when Councilwoman Shannon Roberts unexpectedly resigned on July 27.
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A sign advocating against residential developments in the Woodland Bottoms is seen in April 2019.

Plans for Woodland subdivision halted after Cowlitz County rejects zoning changes

Developer plans to build a subdivision in the Woodland Bottoms were halted Tuesday when Cowlitz County commissioners denied a proposal to change the area’s comprehensive plan designation to allow for…
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The U.S. Coast Guard has begun efforts to lift the Alert from the Columbia River, where it sunk in November. After crews spent Saturday pumping water from the vessel, most of the ship could now be seen above the water line. (shari phiel/The Columbian)

Columbia River sunken ship Alert rises after crews pump water from hull

The U.S. Coast Guard made progress Saturday in its efforts to raise the Alert, one of two vessels that sank near the Interstate 5 Bridge. For the first time since…
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Megan Whetsell, left, and Erek Watson, both of Vancouver, chat with Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project, dressed as "Doug the Slug," as she hands out flyers during Give More24! at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday.

Give More 24! raises $3.6 million for Southwest Washington causes

The annual Give More 24! online giving marathon concluded Thursday, exceeding its goal of raising $3.5 million in donations. In the end, the campaign raised…


FILE - Clothing sits on tables for shoppers in a Costco warehouse Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, in Sheridan, Colo. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise its key short-term rate by a substantial three-quarters of a point for the third consecutive time Wednesday, Sept. 21. The goal is to slow consumer spending, reducing demand for homes, cars and other goods and services, eventually cooling the economy and lowering prices.

How steep Fed rate hikes affect your finances

Mortgage rates have jumped, home sales have slumped and credit cards and auto loans have gotten pricier. Savings rates are slightly juicier, though.


Mia Qu, third from right, a second-year student at the University of Washington Law School, gasps in delight after making Spot, an AI robot created by Boston Dynamics, pick up a cup during the We Robot 2022 conference at UW on Sept. 15, 2022, in Seattle. The robot is intended to easily navigate and gather data in rough terrain.

The AIs are here: Robodogs, Amazon’s Astro & more

There is the Hollywood version of AI robots — the “AI” stands for “artificial intelligence” — that has given us the scary future depicted in…

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Commuters make their way along a busy road under heavy smoggy conditions in New Delhi on November 12, 2021.

Clearing pollution helps clear the fog of aging — and may cut the risk of dementia

During the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that air pollution harms older adults’ brains, contributing to cognitive decline and dementia. What…


The final scene of "M.A.S.H.," featuring Loretta Swit, Alan Alda and William Christopher, in 1983.

50 things to know about iconic series ‘M.A.S.H.’

On Sept. 17, 1972, the TV series “M.A.S.H.” premiered, and it’s not much of a stretch to assert that it changed the course of television.

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Red Tail Cadets, from left in red shirts, Jalen Reynolds, Tyrese Walker, Anyah Brown and Micah Riggs, watch aircraft fly overhead on Sunday, June 12, at June's Spirit of St. Louis Air Show in Chesterfield, Missouri. The cadets were presented to air show goers.

How a St. Louis church is teaching teens to fly. ‘It really changed everything for me’

Derreck Beal Jr. sat in the front seat of his mom’s Nissan on a recent Friday morning traveling down Highway 40 when he got the…

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Editorial Cartoons for week of Sept. 25

In Our View: Vote John Horch for Clark County sheriff

Allen: Graham’s abortion bill is not extreme but is ill-timed

Other Papers Say: Space must be kept safe, clean

Letter: DeSantis’ stunt is selfish

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