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Heritage High School English teacher Paul Hamonn speaks to a large crowd of demonstrators at a March for Our Lives rally at Vancouver Waterfront Park on Saturday.

Clark County schools strive to provide comfort, support in wake of school shootings, tragedies

In the days that followed the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, a communal grief washed across the United States.
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Two pedestrians critically injured in Lucia Falls Road crash

Two pedestrians were critically injured Sunday afternoon when they were hit by a vehicle on Lucia Falls Road, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
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Joe Kennedy, a former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Wash., poses for a photo March 9, 2022, at the school's football field. After losing his coaching job for refusing to stop kneeling in prayer with players and spectators on the field immediately after football games, Kennedy will take his arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 25, 2022, saying the Bremerton School District violated his First Amendment rights by refusing to let him continue praying at midfield after games. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Supreme Court sides with Bremerton coach who sought to pray after game

 The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games.
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Swim teacher Jane Twinkel, facing, helps young students with their form during a lesson at Kids Club Fun & Fitness in Salmon Creek on Tuesday morning. Kids Club and other facilities offering summer programs have had a hard time hiring workers in a tight labor market. Lifeguards especially are in short supply.

Clark County’s recreation, child care facilities struggle to attract employees

If it seems like you’ve had a tough time getting your kids into day camps and swimming lessons this summer, it’s not just your imagination. Recreation centers are struggling to…
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A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

Two men found dead after midnight fire consumes Vancouver apartment

Vancouver Police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found following an apartment fire in the Harney Heights neighborhood early Saturday.

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I-84 closed between Troutdale and Hood River due to crash

Interstate 84 is closed in both directions between Troutdale and Hood River in Oregon. 

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Seattle Mariners' J.P. Crawford, left, and several members of the Los Angeles Angels scuffle after Mariners' Jesse Winker was hit by a pitch during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (Mark J.

Melee mayhem: 8 ejected as Angels top Mariners

When the Angels made a late decision Sunday to go with little-used reliever Andrew Wantz as their opener on the mound, the Mariners suspected they…

Politics

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp smiles while greeting supporters at a rally Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Mount Vernon, Wash. Culp, police chief of the town of Republic, Wash., and author of the book "American Cop: Upholding the Constitution and Defending Your Right to Bear Arms," will face off against incumbent Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee in November.

Vote fraud conspiracy theories driving candidates for elections offices in Washington

Mason County Auditor Paddy McGuire has spent nearly two decades helping run elections, including stints as Oregon deputy secretary of state and at the Department…

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Tiffany Martell, left, hugs Denise Yurecko a La Center High School office assistant who used an automated external defibrillator to save Martell's son's life. Triston Martell, then a 15-year-old sophomore, collapsed at La Center High School on May 26 and was saved by five of the school's employees. Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue on Thursday honored those employees for their lifesaving efforts.

5 La Center High School employees honored for saving student

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue honored five La Center High School employees Thursday for jumping into action to save a student’s life after he suffered cardiac arrest…

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