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A Vancouver police officer tests a body-worn camera in late 2021. The department ultimately rejected the first camera in the trial.

How would Clark County’s new public safety tax revenue be spent?

A Vancouver police officer tests a body-worn camera in late 2021. The department ultimately rejected the first camera in the trial.

June 26, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

“No one is trying to sell you on this tax, one way or the other.” With that statement, Clark County Council Chair Karen Bowerman began Thursday’s public forum on the proposed 0.1 percent public safety tax voters will be deciding on in August. Read story

Members of the Angora Hiking Club attend a sacred art tour of the Proto Cathedral of St. James the Greater in Vancouver on Saturday. At top is the exterior of the cathedral, which was built in 1885.

Vancouver church art draws in Oregon hikers

Members of the Angora Hiking Club attend a sacred art tour of the Proto Cathedral of St. James the Greater in Vancouver on Saturday. At top is the exterior of the cathedral, which was built in 1885.

June 25, 2022, 8:40pm Clark County News

There aren’t many buildings in Vancouver like the Proto Cathedral of St. James the Greater on West 12th Street. The church’s pointed arches, steep-pitched gabled roofs and stained-glass windows stand out among the modern brick and glass office buildings and high-rises found throughout downtown. Read story

A boy holds his pet dog as his family evacuated from the war-hit area gets on an evacuation train in Pokrovsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday , June 25, 2022.

Russia fires missiles across Ukraine, cements gains in east

A boy holds his pet dog as his family evacuated from the war-hit area gets on an evacuation train in Pokrovsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday , June 25, 2022.

June 25, 2022, 3:28pm Latest News

Russian forces are seeking to swallow-up the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern Luhansk region, the governor said Saturday, while pressing their momentum following the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from the charred ruins of Sievierodonetsk. Read story

People react as they lay flowers at the scene of a shooting in central Oslo, Norway, Saturday, June 25, 2022. A gunman opened fire in Oslo's night-life district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what Norwegian security service called an "Islamist terror act" during the capital's annual Pride festival.

Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

People react as they lay flowers at the scene of a shooting in central Oslo, Norway, Saturday, June 25, 2022. A gunman opened fire in Oslo's night-life district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what Norwegian security service called an "Islamist terror act" during the capital's annual Pride festival.

June 25, 2022, 1:51pm Latest News

A gunman opened fire in Oslo’s nightlife district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what the Norwegian security service called an "Islamist terror act" during the capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival. Read story

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee addresses a gathering before raising the LGBTQ Pride Celebration flag seen behind him during a noon ceremony at the Capitol Campus flag circle, Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Olympia, Wash. A variety of events celebrating the LGBTQ community statewide have taken place and are also scheduled through the month of June.

Inslee seeks abortion rights amendment to state constitution

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee addresses a gathering before raising the LGBTQ Pride Celebration flag seen behind him during a noon ceremony at the Capitol Campus flag circle, Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Olympia, Wash. A variety of events celebrating the LGBTQ community statewide have taken place and are also scheduled through the month of June.

June 25, 2022, 1:10pm Latest News

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he will push for a state constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights within his state's borders, as well as laws that will make it difficult for other states to investigate whether their own residents have visited Washington for abortion care. Read story

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France.  The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. A rash of iconic names including The Walt Disney Company, Facebook parent Meta, and Goldman Sachs announced they would pay for travel expenses for those who want the procedure but can't get it in the states they live in.

Abortion ruling thrusts companies into divisive arena

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France.  The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. A rash of iconic names including The Walt Disney Company, Facebook parent Meta, and Goldman Sachs announced they would pay for travel expenses for those who want the procedure but can't get it in the states they live in.

June 25, 2022, 12:56pm Business

The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. Read story

FILE -Health workers led by nurses take part in a demonstration over salaries at Parerenyatwa Hospital in Harare, on June, 21, 2022. As food costs and fuel bills soar, inflation is plundering people's wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers' strikes around the world.

Inflation sparks global wave of protests for higher pay, aid

FILE -Health workers led by nurses take part in a demonstration over salaries at Parerenyatwa Hospital in Harare, on June, 21, 2022. As food costs and fuel bills soar, inflation is plundering people's wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers' strikes around the world.

June 25, 2022, 12:56pm Latest News

Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people's wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers’ strikes around the world. Read story

Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 shots boost omicron protection

June 25, 2022, 12:51pm Business

Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works — just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster shots this fall. Read story

President Joe Biden waves to the media as he walks to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, June 25, 2022. Biden is traveling to Germany to attend a Group of Seven summit of leaders of the world's major industrialized nations. After the meeting in the Bavarian Alps, the president will go to Madrid on June 28 to participate in a gathering of NATO member countries.

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

President Joe Biden waves to the media as he walks to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, June 25, 2022. Biden is traveling to Germany to attend a Group of Seven summit of leaders of the world's major industrialized nations. After the meeting in the Bavarian Alps, the president will go to Madrid on June 28 to participate in a gathering of NATO member countries.

June 25, 2022, 12:48pm Latest News

President Joe Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the four-month-old war shows no sign of abating and its aftershocks to global food and energy supplies are deepening. Read story

FILE - A United Airlines jetliner lifts off from a runway at Denver International Airport on June 10, 2020, in Denver. Pilots at United Airlines are in line to get big pay raises over the next 18 months. Their union, the Air Line Pilots Association, said Friday, June 24, 2022, that it has reached a tentative agreement for raises totaling more than 14.5%. If approved, the deal could set the stage for similar raises by pilots at other airlines.

Pilots in line for big raises amid global travel disruptions

FILE - A United Airlines jetliner lifts off from a runway at Denver International Airport on June 10, 2020, in Denver. Pilots at United Airlines are in line to get big pay raises over the next 18 months. Their union, the Air Line Pilots Association, said Friday, June 24, 2022, that it has reached a tentative agreement for raises totaling more than 14.5%. If approved, the deal could set the stage for similar raises by pilots at other airlines.

June 25, 2022, 12:47pm Business

The largest pilots union has approved a contract that would boost the pay of pilots at United Airlines by more than 14% over the next 18 months, potentially clearing the way for similar wage hikes throughout the industry. Read story