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Dornoch, (6), with Luis Saez up, crosses the finish line to win the 156th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 8, 2024, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Dornoch pulls off an upset to win the first Belmont Stakes at 17-1

Dornoch, (6), with Luis Saez up, crosses the finish line to win the 156th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 8, 2024, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

June 8, 2024, 4:37pm Latest News

When Luis Saez first rode Dornoch at Saratoga Race Course last summer, he told trainer Danny Gargan, "You have the Derby winner." Read story

CORRECTS AGE: Almog Meir Jan, 22,  kidnapped from Israel in a Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, 2023, raises his hands after arriving by helicopter to the Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel, Saturday, June 8, 2024. Israel says it has rescued four hostages in Gaza who were kidnapped in a Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7.

Israel rescues 4 hostages taken in Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack. At least 94 Palestinians are killed

CORRECTS AGE: Almog Meir Jan, 22,  kidnapped from Israel in a Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, 2023, raises his hands after arriving by helicopter to the Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel, Saturday, June 8, 2024. Israel says it has rescued four hostages in Gaza who were kidnapped in a Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7.

June 8, 2024, 12:55pm Latest News

Israel on Saturday carried out its largest hostage rescue operation since the latest war with Hamas began, taking four to safety out of central Gaza amid the military's heavy air and ground assault. At least 94 dead Palestinians, including children, were brought to local hospitals, a health official said. Read story

Poland's Iga Swiatek holds the trophy after winning the women's final of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy's Jasmine Paolini at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, June 8, 2024.

Iga Swiatek wins a third consecutive French Open women’s title by overwhelming Jasmine Paolini

Poland's Iga Swiatek holds the trophy after winning the women's final of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy's Jasmine Paolini at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, June 8, 2024.

June 8, 2024, 9:53am Latest News

For a few minutes, anyway, it seemed as if Iga Swiatek was a bit off in the French Open final against Jasmine Paolini. Swiatek kept making mistakes and got broken early to trail Saturday at Court Philippe Chatrier. Might a true surprise be in the offing? Could… Read story

Young innovators: No challenge is too big for Clark County grads

June 8, 2024, 6:14am Clark County News

Amid the chaotic balancing act of being a high-schooler — passing classes, making friends, keeping those friends, having a job and figuring out what comes next — there’s often not a lot of time to keep a passion project on the side. Read story

Maryhill Museum of Art founder Sam Hill built this full-scale replica of Stonehenge, the prehistoric stone site in England, to protest war and remember Klickitat County&rsquo;s losses in World War I.

What’s on display at Southwest Washington museums this summer?

Maryhill Museum of Art founder Sam Hill built this full-scale replica of Stonehenge, the prehistoric stone site in England, to protest war and remember Klickitat County&rsquo;s losses in World War I.

June 8, 2024, 6:13am Clark County Life

It’s tempting to make summer the season for setting your instincts on “fun” and your brain on “snooze.” But there’s no reason learning and leisure can’t go hand in hand, even when the sun is shining. Read story

The most memorable wave of syphilis for Kurt Kenoyer, a physician assistant working for Columbia River Mental Health, occurred in 2022 when a camp in Vancouver’s North Image neighborhood called The Swamps existed. “I wouldn’t call it an outbreak, but there were quite a few clients there that we were trying to treat and also get tested,” he said.

Health experts: Syphillis is a prevalent infection in Clark County homeless camps

The most memorable wave of syphilis for Kurt Kenoyer, a physician assistant working for Columbia River Mental Health, occurred in 2022 when a camp in Vancouver’s North Image neighborhood called The Swamps existed. “I wouldn’t call it an outbreak, but there were quite a few clients there that we were trying to treat and also get tested,” he said.

June 8, 2024, 6:13am Clark County Health

Syphilis has surged in Clark County in recent years, a trend reflected throughout the United States. It’s especially an issue for Clark County’s growing population of homeless people, who lack medical care and are more at risk of sexual assault, experts say. Read story

A sign greets visitors to Crown Park in Camas in 2017. Long-awaited improvements are set to begin soon and include a water feature and improved pathways and parking.

Camas’ Crown Park improvement start this summer; look for a new water feature, playground

A sign greets visitors to Crown Park in Camas in 2017. Long-awaited improvements are set to begin soon and include a water feature and improved pathways and parking.

June 8, 2024, 6:11am Clark County News

Long-awaited improvements to the “crown jewel” of Camas’ parks system — the city’s historic Crown Park — are slated to begin this summer. Read story

Washougal School Board President Angela Hancock, left, speaks during a school board meeting April 30. Hancock will resign from the board effective June 12.

Washougal school board president stepping down

Washougal School Board President Angela Hancock, left, speaks during a school board meeting April 30. Hancock will resign from the board effective June 12.

June 8, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Washougal school board President Angela Hancock will step down from the board later this month for personal reasons. Read story

Fireworks line the Mean Gene Fireworks stand in Camas ahead of the New Year&rsquo;s holiday on Dec. 29, 2016.

‘The issue won’t die’: Camas officials remain split on fireworks issue

Fireworks line the Mean Gene Fireworks stand in Camas ahead of the New Year&rsquo;s holiday on Dec. 29, 2016.

June 8, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Love ’em or hate ’em, fireworks have again reared their divisive heads at recent Camas City Council meetings. Read story

Sitting on a biplane, Edith Foltz sports the Foltz-Up outfit she designed to make it easy for women pilots to go from the cockpit to dinner. Her experience racing in the 1929 Women&rsquo;s Air Derby inspired her versatile design because on stopovers, the pilots had to go immediately to dine with local officials. Portland department store Meier and Frank sold her dress in the 1930s.

Clark County History: Edith Foltz, who often flew out of Pearson Field, won the 1930 dead stick landing contest at the Municipal Field dedication

Sitting on a biplane, Edith Foltz sports the Foltz-Up outfit she designed to make it easy for women pilots to go from the cockpit to dinner. Her experience racing in the 1929 Women&rsquo;s Air Derby inspired her versatile design because on stopovers, the pilots had to go immediately to dine with local officials. Portland department store Meier and Frank sold her dress in the 1930s.

June 8, 2024, 6:10am Clark County Life

When America entered World War II, male pilots were at a premium here and abroad. Jacqueline Cochran, an able pilot, lobbied Army Air Corps Gen. “Hap” Arnold and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt to recruit women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary. Among those Cochran recruited was Edith Foltz, who… Read story