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FILE - In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits on the assembly line during a brief media tour in Boeing&#039;s 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash., March 27, 2019. Boeing had another weak month for aircraft sales in May 2024, taking orders for just four new planes. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Boeing sales tumble as the company gets no orders for the 737 Max for the second straight month

FILE - In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits on the assembly line during a brief media tour in Boeing&#039;s 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash., March 27, 2019. Boeing had another weak month for aircraft sales in May 2024, taking orders for just four new planes. (AP Photo/Ted S.

June 11, 2024, 8:57am Business

Boeing received orders for only four new planes in May — and for the second straight month, none for its best-selling 737 Max, as fallout continues from the blowout of a side panel on a Max during a flight in January. Read story

FILE - A car drives past Marathon Oil&rsquo;s Los Angeles Refinery complex in Carson, Calif., May 29, 2024. Gas prices are once again on the decline across the U.S. &mdash; bringing some ease to drivers now paying a little less to fill up their tanks.

US gas prices are falling. Experts point to mild demand at the pump ahead of summer travel

FILE - A car drives past Marathon Oil&rsquo;s Los Angeles Refinery complex in Carson, Calif., May 29, 2024. Gas prices are once again on the decline across the U.S. &mdash; bringing some ease to drivers now paying a little less to fill up their tanks.

June 11, 2024, 8:17am Business

Gas prices are once again on the decline across the U.S., bringing some relief to drivers now paying a little less to fill up their tanks. Read story

In this photo provided by the United Nations, members of the UN Security Council vote to approve its first resolution endorsing a cease-fire plan aimed at ending the eight-month war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, Monday, June 10, 2024.

UN Security Council adopts a cease-fire resolution aimed at ending Israel-Hamas war in Gaza

In this photo provided by the United Nations, members of the UN Security Council vote to approve its first resolution endorsing a cease-fire plan aimed at ending the eight-month war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, Monday, June 10, 2024.

June 11, 2024, 8:10am Latest News

The U.N. Security Council on Monday overwhelmingly approved its first resolution endorsing a cease-fire plan aimed at ending the eight-month war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Read story

The Columbian won a number of awards from the Society for Professional Journalism for 2023, including for page design.
Shipbuilder Vigor is starting production work on a new landing craft for the U.S. Army at its Vancouver location.

Shipbuilder Vigor begins work on U.S. Army landing craft at Vancouver facility

Shipbuilder Vigor is starting production work on a new landing craft for the U.S. Army at its Vancouver location.

June 11, 2024, 6:03am Business

After finishing its prototype U.S. Army landing craft, local shipbuilder Vigor started on the vessel’s initial production as part of a $1 billion contract. Read story

Mariah Fechtner of Backwoods Brewing Company serves up a cold pint of Hazy Nelson while working at the pub in Carson.

Backwoods Brewing keeps hospitality at heart of its business as it opens pubs, vacation cabins

Mariah Fechtner of Backwoods Brewing Company serves up a cold pint of Hazy Nelson while working at the pub in Carson.

June 11, 2024, 6:03am Business

With three brewpubs, a beer distribution business and growing tourism amenities in the Columbia River Gorge, Carson-based Backwoods Brewing Company is cementing itself as one of Southwest Washington’s largest brewery operations. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Sun, some clouds will keep week’s weather pleasant

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

June 11, 2024, 6:01am Clark County News

A pleasant week is upon us with sunshine and a couple days with either low marine clouds or higher clouds at times. No heat waves in sight. Longer range models are coming together and the majority rules are that we have a good chance of showers and cooler weather this… Read story

A Washington State ferry travels into Elliott Bay in Seattle on Feb. 17. The ferry system announced a bidding process to build five new hybrid ferries.

Washington opens bidding to build its five new electric ferries

A Washington State ferry travels into Elliott Bay in Seattle on Feb. 17. The ferry system announced a bidding process to build five new hybrid ferries.

June 10, 2024, 8:31pm Latest News

Washington State Ferries are in line for an upgrade, and it will mean less pollution and fewer delays, according to state officials. In late May, the largest ferry system in the country announced a nationwide bidding process to build five new hybrid ferries. Read story

Springtime leaves frame a view of the Interstate Bridge on April 29, 2021.

Washington, Oregon legislators press I-5 Bridge replacement officials about permits, cost and impact on property owners

Springtime leaves frame a view of the Interstate Bridge on April 29, 2021.

June 10, 2024, 6:21pm Clark County News

Legislators from Washington and Oregon who convened virtually Monday to discuss replacement of the Interstate 5 Bridge raised concerns about progress on the project. Read story

Contributed by Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue
Rescue team members cautiously guide a stranded swimmer across the Washougal River on Saturday. It was the first of two water rescues Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue would be called to over the weekend.

Trio of weekend water rescues throughout Clark County a reminder of cold-water dangers

Contributed by Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue
Rescue team members cautiously guide a stranded swimmer across the Washougal River on Saturday. It was the first of two water rescues Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue would be called to over the weekend.

June 10, 2024, 6:18pm Clark County News

A trio of weekend water rescues should serve as a reminder of the dangers local rivers and lakes pose this time of year. Read story