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2 teens arrested, 3 sought in gunpoint abduction of 15-year-old in Auburn

October 27, 2021, 10:51am Latest News

SEATTLE — Two teenage girls were arrested in connection with the abduction at gunpoint of another teen, a 15-year-old boy, in Auburn on Monday. Police are still looking for three others. Read story

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Nicholas Kristof speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference in New York. The former New York Times reporter and columnist announced Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 he is running for governor of Oregon, the state where he grew up on a rural farm.

Ex-NYT columnist Kristof announces run for Oregon governor

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, Nicholas Kristof speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference in New York. The former New York Times reporter and columnist announced Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 he is running for governor of Oregon, the state where he grew up on a rural farm.

October 27, 2021, 9:33am Latest News

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Former New York Times reporter and columnist Nicholas Kristof announced Wednesday he is running for governor of Oregon, the state where he grew up on a rural farm. Read story

Amy McCoy serves lunch to preschoolers at her Forever Young Daycare facility, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. Child care centers once operated under the promise that it would always be there when parents have to work. Now, each teacher resignation, coronavirus exposure, and day care center closure reveals an industry on the brink, with wide-reaching implications for an entire economy's workforce.

Exacerbated by pandemic, child care crisis hampers economy

Amy McCoy serves lunch to preschoolers at her Forever Young Daycare facility, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. Child care centers once operated under the promise that it would always be there when parents have to work. Now, each teacher resignation, coronavirus exposure, and day care center closure reveals an industry on the brink, with wide-reaching implications for an entire economy's workforce.

October 27, 2021, 8:34am Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — After Bryan Kang’s son was born in July, the occupational therapist and his wife, a teacher, started looking for child care in the Los Angeles area. The couple called eight day care centers: Some didn't have spots for months; others stopped taking their calls and some never… Read story

Workplace complaints surfaced before resignation of Washington Parks director, records show

October 27, 2021, 8:33am Latest News

OLYMPIA — Washington State Parks Director Peter Mayer resigned earlier this month after at least a dozen agency employees complained about his workplace conduct, such as allegedly using foul language and belittling others, public records show. Read story

Man arrested after stealing school bus, ramming into cars and fleeing Seattle police

October 27, 2021, 7:32am Latest News

SEATTLE — A man who stole a 33,000-pound unoccupied school bus, rammed into other vehicles, then led police on a pursuit early Tuesday has been arrested, police said. Read story

Don Wingate of the city of Washougal repairs an aging play structure at Hamllik Park in Washougal on Friday morning. Washougal city workers are wrapping up work on upgrades to the park, which will include replacing the play structure.

Washougal makes improvements to Hamllik Park; Lower Hathaway is next

Don Wingate of the city of Washougal repairs an aging play structure at Hamllik Park in Washougal on Friday morning. Washougal city workers are wrapping up work on upgrades to the park, which will include replacing the play structure.

October 27, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Life

WASHOUGAL — Washougal residents may soon notice a few park upgrades around their city. Read story

Applicants sought for Clark County Development and Engineering Advisory Board

October 27, 2021, 6:04am Business

Clark County is looking to fill three vacancies on the Clark County Development and Engineering Advisory Board. The positions are open to professionals associated with land development, private-sector development engineering, and construction contracting. Read story

I decorated the applesauce cake with thin slices of a Lucy Rose apple, which are quite tart but have a beautifully pink interior.

Applesauce Cake takes the cake

I decorated the applesauce cake with thin slices of a Lucy Rose apple, which are quite tart but have a beautifully pink interior.

October 27, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

I associate October’s vibrant leaves with equally vibrant flavors: pumpkin spice (sorry to be a populist in this regard, but there you have it), ripe persimmons, roasted squash, savory stews and especially the mouthwatering tang of a crisp new apple. My fruit bowl is filled with apples from local farms… Read story

Clark County seeks farming committee members

October 27, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Clark County is looking to fill five vacancies representing the active farming community on the Clark County Farm Advisory Committee for 2022. Read story

Sleeping areas are separated by shower curtains for sanitary purposes at the Winter Hospitality Overflows's emergency shelters in 2020. They also require guests to wear masks at all times unless they are eating or sleeping.

Winter Hospitality Overflow provides shelter, food to homeless in Clark County

Sleeping areas are separated by shower curtains for sanitary purposes at the Winter Hospitality Overflows's emergency shelters in 2020. They also require guests to wear masks at all times unless they are eating or sleeping.

October 27, 2021, 6:01am Churches & Religion

John Leinenbach, 55, has been homeless for about 10 years. Read story