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Cars and trucks travel past the upgraded La Center junction on Interstate 5. The upgrades were paid for by the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.

Cowlitz Indian Tribe seeks to expand its police force, hopes law proposed by Cantwell will help

Cars and trucks travel past the upgraded La Center junction on Interstate 5. The upgrades were paid for by the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.

May 29, 2024, 5:22pm Clark County News

A shortage of police officers means the Cowlitz Indian Tribal Public Safety Department is struggling to keep up with an increase in calls since the pandemic began, officials say. Read story

Battle Ground music director Greg McKelvey walks down the main hallway of Battle Ground High School to applause Wednesday during a ceremony at Battle Ground High School. McKelvey, who is retiring at the end of this school year, has been named grand marshal of the 2024 Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade.

Battle Ground band director tapped as Portland Rose Festival grand marshalvideo icon

Battle Ground music director Greg McKelvey walks down the main hallway of Battle Ground High School to applause Wednesday during a ceremony at Battle Ground High School. McKelvey, who is retiring at the end of this school year, has been named grand marshal of the 2024 Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade.

May 29, 2024, 2:59pm Clark County News

Delegates from the Portland Rose Festival paid a surprise visit to Clark County on Wednesday morning to announce longtime Battle Ground High School band director Greg McKelvey as the 2024 Grand Floral Parade grand marshal. Read story

Reform Clark County signature gatherers hoped to get the Restore Election Confidence initiative on November's ballot.

Clark County election security petition falls about 20,000 signatures short

Reform Clark County signature gatherers hoped to get the Restore Election Confidence initiative on November's ballot.

May 29, 2024, 2:58pm Clark County News

A proposed initiative that sought to reform Clark County’s elections process failed to gather enough signatures to secure a spot on the November ballot. Read story

FILE - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a cabinet meeting at the Kirya military base, which houses the Israeli Ministry of Defense, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Dec. 24, 2023. Netanyahu has repeatedly accused critics of Israel or his policies of antisemitism, including the U.S. college campus protests and the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

Netanyahu frequently makes claims of antisemitism. Critics say he’s deflecting from his own problems

FILE - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a cabinet meeting at the Kirya military base, which houses the Israeli Ministry of Defense, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Dec. 24, 2023. Netanyahu has repeatedly accused critics of Israel or his policies of antisemitism, including the U.S. college campus protests and the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

May 29, 2024, 2:36pm Latest News

After the International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor sought arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his defense minister and top Hamas officials, the Israeli leader accused him of being one of “the great antisemites in modern times.” Read story

FILE - A row of school buses rests in a parking lot, April 7, 2020, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. About 7 in 10 AAPI adults approve of K-12 public schools teaching about the history of slavery, racism and segregation, according to a new poll from AAPI Data and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. A similar share also support teaching about the history of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States, while about half support teaching about issues related to sex and sexuality.

Most AAPI adults think the history of racism should be taught in schools, an AP-NORC poll finds

FILE - A row of school buses rests in a parking lot, April 7, 2020, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. About 7 in 10 AAPI adults approve of K-12 public schools teaching about the history of slavery, racism and segregation, according to a new poll from AAPI Data and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. A similar share also support teaching about the history of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States, while about half support teaching about issues related to sex and sexuality.

May 29, 2024, 2:20pm Latest News

U.S. schools should teach about issues related to race, most Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders believe. They also oppose efforts to restrict what subjects can be discussed in the classroom, according to a new poll. Read story

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Manhattan criminal court as jurors are expected to begin deliberations in his criminal hush money trial in New York, Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

Jurors in Trump hush money trial end 1st day of deliberations after asking to rehear testimony

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Manhattan criminal court as jurors are expected to begin deliberations in his criminal hush money trial in New York, Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

May 29, 2024, 1:50pm Latest News

The jury in Donald Trump’s hush money trial ended its first day of deliberations without a verdict Wednesday but asked to rehear potentially crucial testimony about the alleged hush money scheme at the heart of the history-making case. Read story

People pass the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, in New York. Wall Street was poised to open with losses as some major dealmaking and a handful of earnings reports fill the news void until Friday&rsquo;s latest inflation report.

Stock market today: Wall Street wilts to trim its May gains as Dow drops 400 points

People pass the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, in New York. Wall Street was poised to open with losses as some major dealmaking and a handful of earnings reports fill the news void until Friday&rsquo;s latest inflation report.

May 29, 2024, 1:47pm Business

U.S. stocks sank under the weight of higher yields in the bond market on Wednesday. Read story

Palestinians fleeing from the southern Gaza city of Rafah during an Israeli ground and air offensive in the city on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

Israel’s military says it’s taken control of a strategic corridor along Gaza’s border with Egypt

Palestinians fleeing from the southern Gaza city of Rafah during an Israeli ground and air offensive in the city on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

May 29, 2024, 11:06am Latest News

Israel’s military said Wednesday it had seized control of a strategic corridor that runs along the length of Gaza’s border with Egypt, an objective Israel had said was necessary in its bid to destroy Hamas as part of the ongoing war, now in its eighth month. Read story

FILE - Police in Riot gear stand guard as demonstrators chant slogans outside the Columbia University campus, on April 18, 2024, in New York. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly accused critics of Israel or his policies of antisemitism, including the U.S. college campus protests and the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

Algeria proposes Security Council resolution demanding Israel halt offensive in Rafah

FILE - Police in Riot gear stand guard as demonstrators chant slogans outside the Columbia University campus, on April 18, 2024, in New York. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly accused critics of Israel or his policies of antisemitism, including the U.S. college campus protests and the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

May 29, 2024, 8:31am Latest News

Algeria is circulating a proposed U.N. Security Council resolution that would demand an immediate cease-fire in Gaza and order Israel to halt its military offensive in the southern city of Rafah immediately. Read story

FILE - Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington, May 1, 2024. On Wednesday, May 22, 2024, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policy meeting.

Inflation pressures lingering from pandemic are keeping Fed rate cuts on pause

FILE - Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington, May 1, 2024. On Wednesday, May 22, 2024, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policy meeting.

May 29, 2024, 8:30am Business

Hopes for interest rate cuts this year by the Federal Reserve are steadily fading, with a stream of recent remarks by Fed officials underscoring their intention to keep borrowing costs high as long as needed to curb persistently elevated inflation. Read story