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6-year-old boy allegedly abducted in Clark County by mother recovered in Oregon

A woman was arrested early Tuesday morning in Eastern Oregon after allegedly taking her 6-year-old son from his father’s Minnehaha area home.
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FILE - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs House Bill 1240, which prohibits the manufacture, importation, distribution and sale of semi-automatic assault-style weapons in the state, April 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Olympia, Wash. A U.S. judge on Tuesday, June 6, rejected a request to block a new Washington state law banning the sale of certain semi-automatic rifles, one of three measures recently signed by Inslee in an effort to reduce gun violence.

Judge rejects attempt to block new Washington state gun restrictions

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request to block a new Washington state law banning the sale of certain semi-automatic rifles, one of three measures recently signed by Democratic…
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The vehicle Clark County sheriff's deputies say sped away from a traffic stop Tuesday morning at more than 130 mph in the Orchards area. Deputies eventually arrested an 18-year-old Vancouver man on suspicion of attempting to elude a police vehicle.

18-year-old arrested after allegedly hitting 130 on Padden Parkway, says Clark County sheriff

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested an 18-year-old Vancouver man Tuesday morning after they say he sped away from a traffic stop at more than 130 mph in the Orchards area.
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2/19/03 - Photo by Dave Olson - The Red Lion Hotel at the Quay as seen from the Interstate Bridge.

Crossing the Columbia River a constant in a developing Vancouver

When Vancouver’s city manager began his career in Clark County in the ’90s, Portland’s bedroom community to the north was perhaps best known for its strip malls, downtown cardrooms and…
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Orange construction barriers surround the future site of a Costco north of Pioneer Street on Friday in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Costco construction work set to begin

When Costco announced last July it planned to open a new 160,000-square-foot warehouse store near Pioneer Street and Interstate 5 in Ridgefield, the news generated…


David Ullman, photographed at Martha Washington Park in Seattle on Friday, June 2, 2023, is mired in a dispute with the Employment Security Department over benefit overpayments.

Thousands of Washington workers remain trapped in unemployment overpayments

Amid concerns of recession and more layoffs in Washington later this year, the state’s unemployment system is still dealing with the burdens of the pandemic.


This photo provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation shows smoke from a wildfire burning south of Lind, Wash. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. Sheriff's officials are telling residents in the town of Lind in eastern Washington to evacuate because of a growing wildfire south of town that was burning homes.

The Washington fire season forecast has officials worried about this summer

Washington state is expected to have a worse fire season than normal this summer through September.

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Team champions David Puig, Sebastián Muñoz, Mito Pereira, Captain Joaquín Niemann of Torque GC and their caddies celebrate on stage with the team trophy during LIV Golf DC at the Trump National Golf Club in Washington Sunday, May 28, 2023, in Sterling, Virginia. The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday, June 6, 2023, when the PGA Tour and European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia's golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world.

PGA Tour, European tour agree to merge with Saudis, end LIV Golf feud

The PGA Tour ended its expensive fight with Saudi Arabia’s golf venture and now is joining forces with it, making a stunning announcement Tuesday of…


FILE - Representatives from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund stand outside the Supreme Court in Washington, June 25, 2013, awaiting a decision in Shelby County v. Holder, a voting rights case in Alabama. A U.S. Supreme Court decision a decade ago that tossed out the heart of the Voting Rights Act continues to reverberate across the country. Republican-led states continue to pass voting restrictions that, in several cases, would have been subject to federal review had the court left the provision intact. (AP Photo/J.

Supreme Court tossed out the heart of Voting Rights Act a decade ago. Next ruling could go further

Within hours of a U.S. Supreme Court decision dismantling a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, Texas lawmakers announced plans to implement a strict…

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FILE - The overdose-reversal drug Narcan is displayed during training for employees of the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), Dec. 4, 2018, in Philadelphia.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved selling overdose antidote naloxone over-the-counter, Wednesday, March 29, 2023, marking the first time a opioid treatment drug will be available without a prescription.

Washington has upped efforts to get naloxone into communities. Is it enough?

As nationwide rates of fentanyl overdoses have grown into a public health crisis, experts have pointed to naloxone as a way to save lives. But…


Mastodon bones are displayed at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on Thursday, May 18, 2023, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Some of the mastodon bones, found last summer in Newaygo County, will be unveiled as part of museum's "Ice Age: Michigan's Frozen Secrets" exhibit, which opens to the public on May 20.

‘Amazing’ mastodon discovery goes on display

A selection of bones belonging to a juvenile mastodon who roamed the woods of Michigan 13,000 years ago is now on display at the Grand…

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Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his wife, Casey, walk to the stage during U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst's Roast and Ride, Saturday, June 3, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa.

California investigating whether DeSantis involved in flying asylum-seekers from Texas to Sacramento

Officials were investigating Tuesday whether Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis was behind a flight that picked up asylum-seekers on the Texas border and flew them —…

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