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Clark County Food Bank President Alan Hamilton, right, and Board Chair Elson Strahan deliver speeches during a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Vision Center. Construction has been underway for since last fall.

$1 million donation gives Clark County Food Bank’s Vision Center a big boost

The Clark County Food Bank has received a $1 million donation from Craig and Linn Dee Stein to help build a warehouse and community center at its ongoing project known…
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A colorful mural on the side of the new Fourth Plain Community Commons celebrates the diversity of the neighborhood and its residents.

Fourth Plain Community Commons opens, adding to stock of affordable housing in Vancouver

With a snip of a red ribbon, Vancouver welcomed its newest affordable housing building on Saturday.
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Brandon Lockwood was fatally shot in August in Portland.

Vancouver man faces charges in August shooting death of man in Portland

A Vancouver man has been indicted on a murder charge in connection with the August shooting death of a man in northeast Portland.
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Some Brush Prairie farmers living near a proposed site for a new church at 14714 N.E. 152nd Ave. worry about losing more farmland in Clark County.

Brush Prairie neighbors worried about prospect of ‘huge’ church

Clark County farmland is disappearing quickly. Some Brush Prairie farmers are worried there will be even less farmland available if the county approves a new church planned for Northeast 152nd…

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Driver killed in single-car crash on State Route 503 in northern Clark County

One person was killed in a single-car collision Saturday on state Route 503 north of Lewisville Park, the Washington State Patrol said.


FILE - An Amtrak train departs 30th Street Station in Philadelphia on Oct. 27, 2021. The Biden administration announced Monday, Sept. 25, 2023, that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law.

Biden administration announces $1.4 billion to improve rail safety and boost capacity in 35 states

The Biden administration announced Monday that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of…


Washington State University’s Kariuki Njenga, center, and Tom Kawula, right, consult with colleagues Arithi Mutembei, left, and Boru Wato, right, as they do field work in Marsabit County in 2018.

Under pressure for Risch and others, Biden administration terminates WSU-led virus research program over risk concerns

The Biden administration has ended a program led by Washington State University intended to track down viruses that could pose a threat to humans, after…

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Former President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, in Dubuque, Iowa.

Trump campaigns in South Carolina after a weekend spent issuing threats and leveling treason claims

Former President Donald Trump ramped up his campaign schedule with a visit to South Carolina on Monday after a busy weekend online that included threats…

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The Vantage Bridge carries Interstate 90 across the Columbia River near Vantage at dusk in February 2018.

Is a new Columbia River Treaty treaty on tap?

Since 1961, the U.S. and Canada have worked together to manage dams in the Columbia River Basin, but this arrangement may change in September 2024.

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Benton County Mosquito Control District surveillance technician Kylie Morgan inserts dead mosquitoes into vials so that they can be tested for West Nile virus, among other diseases, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, in Richland, Washington.

WA’s mosquito trackers are seeing a spike of West Nile virus

The traps dangle from shepherd’s hooks or tree branches and Kylie Morgan keeps an eye out for them as she drives her truck carefully over…

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A Ukrainian soldier, nicknamed Stem, presents an attack drone he just loaded with shells for a social media post in the outskirts of Kremmina, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2023. The drone unit's task is to destroy Russia's heavy machinery, armored vehicles and infantry.

Ukraine is building an advanced army of drones. For now, pilots improvise with duct tape and bombs

Flying above enemy lines, a Ukrainian reconnaissance drone sends a clear image back to soldiers hiding in a basement a few kilometers away: A Russian…

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In Our View: Cheers & Jeers: Tidy buses; trashy roads

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