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Authors update, enlarge book that explores link between photography, spirituality

May 31, 2020, 6:05am Churches & Religion

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then the camera lens might be the open front door. Read story

School districts in Clark County expect budget crisis down road

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

School districts in Clark County and across Washington are gearing up to build district budgets in a time of uncertainty fueled by the novel coronavirus pandemic and declining state revenues. Read story

VA assumes management of renamed Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The historic military cemetery in Vancouver is now managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs instead of the Department of the Army, a change that will ease some restrictions over who can be laid to rest at the site. Read story

Weather Eye: What a wake-up from nature’s alarm, thunderstorms

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

If you were one of those who had planned on sleeping in Saturday morning, you may have been woken up a bit early around 6 or 7 a.m. by nature’s great alarm, thunderstorms. A complex series of thunderstorms moved from California northward through Oregon and then Clark County and eventually up through Puget Sound. Read story

Two-alarm fire damages east Vancouver apartment complex

May 31, 2020, 12:07am Latest News

A two-alarm fire damaged an apartment building in east Vancouver late Saturday night. Read story

Vancouver officials call for peace amid ‘outrage’ following death of George Floyd

May 30, 2020, 8:26pm Clark County News

Vancouver officials, calling on residents to remain peaceful, expressed sadness and condemnation as the death of a man in police custody in Minneapolis stirred protests, many of which turned to unrest. Read story

Habitat restoration project set at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge

May 30, 2020, 6:04pm Clark County News

The largest habitat restoration project ever attempted on the lower Columbia River begins Monday at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Read story

Curfews for Seattle, Portland follow unrest, riots

May 30, 2020, 2:33pm Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced a 5 p.m. curfew for the entire city Saturday and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee activated the National Guard after rioters torched police vehicles and spilled onto Interstate 5, forcing the freeway’s temporary closure through the central part of the Northwest’s largest city. Read story

SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans

May 30, 2020, 1:55pm Latest News

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly a decade. Read story

Fiery protests in Portland following George Floyd rally

May 30, 2020, 6:50am Latest News

PORTLAND — Rallies to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned violent in Portland, Oregon, as black-clad protesters set multiple fires, looted a shopping mall and broke storefront windows throughout downtown. Read story