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U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez hosts roundtable with first responders to discuss child care access

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

June 20, 2024, 5:30pm Clark County News

First responders face exceptional difficulties accessing child care. In Clark County only about 23.59 percent of child care needs are being met, according to the state Department of Children, Youth & Families. Read story

A Border Patrol agent leads a group of migrants seeking asylum towards a van to be transported and processed, Wednesday, June 5, 2024, near Dulzura, Calif. President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled plans to enact immediate significant restrictions on migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border as the White House tries to neutralize immigration as a political liability ahead of the November elections.

Border Patrol reports arrests are down 25% since Biden announced new asylum restrictions

A Border Patrol agent leads a group of migrants seeking asylum towards a van to be transported and processed, Wednesday, June 5, 2024, near Dulzura, Calif. President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled plans to enact immediate significant restrictions on migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border as the White House tries to neutralize immigration as a political liability ahead of the November elections.

June 20, 2024, 5:21pm Latest News

The number of arrests by Border Patrol agents of people illegally crossing into the United States fell in May to the third lowest of any month during the Biden presidency, while preliminary figures released Thursday show encounters with migrants falling even more in the roughly two weeks since the president… Read story

Thai Lee, left, and wife Bao Vang of Mountain View Farm display bouquets of colorful flowers for customers at the East Vancouver Farmers Market on Thursday morning.

‘Almost romantic vibe’: East Vancouver Farmers Market open for the season

Thai Lee, left, and wife Bao Vang of Mountain View Farm display bouquets of colorful flowers for customers at the East Vancouver Farmers Market on Thursday morning.

June 20, 2024, 3:40pm Business

After 10 years, the East Vancouver Farmers Market has gained a following among the city’s east-side residents looking to grab a few market items and play at the nearby Columbia Tech Center Park. Read story

Palestinians loot a humanitarian aid truck as it crossed into the Gaza Strip in Rafah, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023. A persistent breakdown in law and order is rendering an aid route in south Gaza unusable, the UN and NGOs say, days after Israel's military said it would pause combat there to help aid reach desperate Palestinians.

Israel’s pledge to guard an aid route into Gaza falls flat as lawlessness blocks distribution

Palestinians loot a humanitarian aid truck as it crossed into the Gaza Strip in Rafah, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023. A persistent breakdown in law and order is rendering an aid route in south Gaza unusable, the UN and NGOs say, days after Israel's military said it would pause combat there to help aid reach desperate Palestinians.

June 20, 2024, 3:25pm Latest News

The Israeli military said Sunday that it was establishing a new safe corridor to deliver aid into southern Gaza. But days later, this self-declared “tactical pause” has brought little relief to desperate Palestinians. Read story

Could the Columbia Palisades mixed-used development be the perfect location for a new performing arts center in Clark County? Organizers think so.

After years looking at downtown, the dream of a Clark County performing arts center moves to east Vancouver

Could the Columbia Palisades mixed-used development be the perfect location for a new performing arts center in Clark County? Organizers think so.

June 20, 2024, 2:30pm Business

make that decades — of unsuccessful attempts to bring a concert hall and performing arts center to downtown Vancouver, project boosters are looking east. Read story

IRS says ‘vast majority’ of 1 million pandemic-era credit claims show a risk of being improper

June 20, 2024, 2:27pm Business

The Internal Revenue Service said Thursday a review of 1 million claims for the Employee Retention Credit representing $86 billion shows the “vast majority” are at risk of being improper. Read story

This graphic from the June 2024 CDM Smith report gives an overview of how retail delivery fees work.

To help fund roads, WA lawmakers eye fee on delivery of online purchases

This graphic from the June 2024 CDM Smith report gives an overview of how retail delivery fees work.

June 20, 2024, 2:19pm Business

A fee tacked onto the delivery of many retail and online purchases could generate millions of dollars a year for maintaining city and county roads in Washington. Read story

FILE - Trader William Lovesick, right works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, June 12, 2024. Shares have opened mixed in Europe on Monday, June 17, 2024, as markets recovered from shocks of recent elections across the region.

Stock market today: A dip for Nvidia weighs on Wall Street, and indexes edge back from records

FILE - Trader William Lovesick, right works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, June 12, 2024. Shares have opened mixed in Europe on Monday, June 17, 2024, as markets recovered from shocks of recent elections across the region.

June 20, 2024, 1:57pm Business

U.S. stock indexes edged back from their records Thursday, weighed down by a dip for Wall Street darling Nvidia, following a mixed set of reports on the economy. Read story

Cleveland Guardians second baseman Andres Gimenez, right, forces out Seattle Mariners' Ryan Bliss, left, out at second base and completes the throw to first base for the out on Dylan Moore in the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 20, 2024, in Cleveland.

Three home runs help Guardians beat Mariners 6-3

Cleveland Guardians second baseman Andres Gimenez, right, forces out Seattle Mariners' Ryan Bliss, left, out at second base and completes the throw to first base for the out on Dylan Moore in the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 20, 2024, in Cleveland.

June 20, 2024, 1:56pm Latest News

Andrés Giménez hit a two-run homer and Will Brennan had a pair of solo shots, lifting the American League Central-leading Cleveland Guardians to a 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Read story

More wildfires burn in Washington; Beam Road Fire now contained at 8, 542 acres

June 20, 2024, 1:23pm Latest News

A Wednesday afternoon a brush fire, possibly sparked by a passing train, broke out in the area southwest of Ephrata, according to a statement from Grant County Fire District 13, which is based in Ephrata. With the help of Grant County Fire District 3, out of Quincy, the fire was… Read story