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Stock market today: Wall Street clings to modest gains and marks another winning week

February 23, 2024, 2:10pm Business

Stocks clung to modest gains on Wall Street Friday, giving the market another record high and a winning week. Read story

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

Investigators recover firearms near man killed by Clark County deputies in Brush Prairie shooting

Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man who they say appeared to have a gun while responding to a welfare check early Tuesday morning in Brush Prairie. The shooting was captured on the deputies’ body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s office said. Five deputies were placed on critical incident leave, which is standard protocol.

February 23, 2024, 12:26pm Clark County News

Investigators located firearms near the man who Clark County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot while responding to a house in Brush Prairie, according to a Friday update. Read story

People in Smith Tower look out from a balcony, bottom left, as smoke billows out from a nearby window during a two-alarm fire downtown Friday morning, Feb. 23, 2024.

Vancouver Fire Department extinguishes fire at Smith Tower in downtown Vancouver; no injuries reported

People in Smith Tower look out from a balcony, bottom left, as smoke billows out from a nearby window during a two-alarm fire downtown Friday morning, Feb. 23, 2024.

February 23, 2024, 12:20pm Clark County News

Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire Friday morning at Smith Tower. No one reported injuries. Read story

Opening day in the Washington State House of Representatives, January 9, 2023.

State legislator is latest to jump in race for McMorris Rodgers’ seat

Opening day in the Washington State House of Representatives, January 9, 2023.

February 23, 2024, 10:55am Latest News

State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber launched a bid for Congress on Tuesday, joining a growing crowd of Republicans looking to succeed U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers when she retires next year. Read story

A bank of phones are seen at the Karnes County Residential Center, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Karnes City, Texas. Federal officials gave a tour of the immigration detention facility that has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. As Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, cell phone outage shows, sometimes landline telephones can come in handy, and were suggested as part of the alternatives when people&#039;s cell phones weren&#039;t working.

This week’s cellphone outage makes it clear: In the United States, landlines are languishing

A bank of phones are seen at the Karnes County Residential Center, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Karnes City, Texas. Federal officials gave a tour of the immigration detention facility that has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. As Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, cell phone outage shows, sometimes landline telephones can come in handy, and were suggested as part of the alternatives when people&#039;s cell phones weren&#039;t working.

February 23, 2024, 10:50am Business

When her cellphone’s service went down this week because of an AT&T network outage, Bernice Hudson didn’t panic. She just called the people she wanted to talk to the old-fashioned way — on her landline telephone, the kind she grew up with and refuses to get rid of even though… Read story

Once curbed in Seattle, tiny apartments poised for big boost from Legislature

February 23, 2024, 10:47am Business

With around 200 square feet of their own private space, tenants at The Kärsti apartments in Ballard make a trade-off from the typical studio apartment, swapping larger sleeping areas and private kitchens for communal living and cheaper rent. Read story

Washington pharmacies close in record numbers as Bartell Drugs, Rite Aid slide

February 23, 2024, 10:45am Business

A record number of Washington state pharmacies shut down last year, driven by the string of Bartell Drugs and Rite Aid closures in the Seattle area. Read story

Bill that would ban ‘stealthing,’ or lying about sexual protection, may soon become law in Washington

February 23, 2024, 10:44am Latest News

Three years ago, Mina Hashemi consented to have protected sex with a man. Read story

EPA announces $113M for Washington water infrastructure

February 23, 2024, 10:42am Latest News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday more than $113 million in federal funding for Washington drinking water and clean water infrastructure upgrades. Read story

The Washington state Capitol building is pictured, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Olympia, Wash.

Five takeaways from Washington’s proposed 2024 budget

The Washington state Capitol building is pictured, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Olympia, Wash.

February 23, 2024, 10:42am Latest News

The state of Washington spends a lot of money. Read story