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A 17-year-old girl was arrested Sunday night after crashing a stolen SUV into a house at 4710 N.E. 56th Place in the Minnehaha area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. A 5-year-old inside the house suffered minor injuries.

Teen accused of crashing stolen SUV into house

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Sunday night, accused of crashing a stolen vehicle into a house, causing both to go up in flames, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.…
Courts & Crime
Washington State University Vancouver's campus has been approved for a handful of new potential projects in the next few years that would transform the school as we know it, such as improved sports fields.

As WSU Vancouver’s student populations change, campus leaders adapt, think big

Years ago, though still just in its adolescence as a small two-year university, Washington State University Vancouver started to think bigger.
Clark County News
A pharmacist waits for patients at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on the University of Washington campus on May 18 in Seattle.

WSU program aims to address shortage of rural pharmacists, ‘the most accessible health care providers in America’

A shortage of pharmacies in rural areas has made it harder for people to fill prescriptions and to access other critical services.
Health

Clark County

People walk through Gaiser Hall on the first day of classes at Clark College in September.

Clark College seeks support to add computer science bachelor’s degree

Representatives from Clark College delivered a statement of need for a bachelor’s degree program in computer science to the Washington State Board of Community and…

Business

Pharmaceutical items are kept locked in a glass cabinet at a Gristedes supermarket, Tuesday Jan. 31, 2023, in New York. Increasingly, retailers are locking up more products or increasing the number of security guards at their stores to curtail theft.

Retailers try to curb theft while not angering shoppers

When the pandemic threat eased, Maureen Holohan was eager to scale back her online shopping and return to physical stores so she could more easily…

Northwest

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, that a portion of the Cowlitz River will be open to recreational dip netting along the shore from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Tuesday, March 2, 2021, only.

Bill to require licenses for smelt dipping moves through Legislature

Whenever smelt dips open along the Cowlitz River, thousands turn out to catch a bucket of the small silver fish.

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Sports

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, center, gets by Chicago Bulls guard Coby White, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, in Chicago.

Tired Blazers can’t hold back Bulls’ second-half charge, fall 129-121

Zach LaVine scored 36 points, DeMar DeRozan had 27 and the Chicago Bulls topped Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers 129-121 on Saturday night.

Politics

FILE - Abortion-rights advocates gather outside a the Kansas Statehouse to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on abortion, June 24, 2022, in Topeka, Kan. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is considering millions of dollars in state funds for centers that provide pregnancy tests, sonograms and counseling in an effort to keep women from having abortions. Also on the table: millions more in income tax credits to their donors.

U.S. states take control of abortion debate with funding focus

Though the Insight Women’s Center sits at the epicenter of a reinvigorated battle in the nation’s culture wars, the only hint of its faith-based mission…

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Human services workers gather in Seattle City Hall plaza to rally for increased wages that will cover inflation, at a minimum, on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Homeless services could face cuts in Washington’s 2023 legislative session

At least 25,452 people in Washington are living on the street or in emergency shelter and transitional housing, according to the Department of Commerce’s 2022…

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Health

FILE - A nurse talks to a patient in the emergency room at Salem Hospital in Salem, Ore., on Aug. 20, 2021. Oregonians will vote Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, on a slate of measures including one that would add a permit and in-person firearms training class for new gun buyers and another that would make Oregon the first state to mandate health care as a human right.

U.S. leads world in health-care spending yet key health outcomes lag, study says

The U.S. spends as much as three times more on health care per person as other high-income countries, yet residents are often less likely to…

Life

Beyonce appears in the audience at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles.

Beyoncé emerges as Grammys queen; Styles wins album honor

Beyoncé sits alone atop the Grammy throne as the ceremony’s most decorated artist in history, but at the end of Sunday’s show it was Harry…

Nation / World

A man searches collapsed buildings in Diyarbakir, southern Turkey, early Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. A powerful earthquake has caused significant damage in southeast Turkey and Syria and many casualties are feared. Damage was reported across several Turkish provinces, and rescue teams were being sent from around the country.

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,800

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkey and neighboring Syria on Monday, killing more than 2,800 people and injuring thousands more as…

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Editorial cartoons for week of Feb. 5

Harrop: Republicans are a danger to Social Security

Rubin: 3 key points about police reform

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