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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Auburn police Officer Jeff Nelson appears in King County Superior Court court in Kent, Wash. Nelson pleaded not guilty to charges in the killing of Jesse Sarey in 2019. Although Nelson has been investigated in more than 60 use-of-force cases since 2012, he wasn't on the King County prosecuting attorney's "potential impeachment disclosure" list, or Brady List, which flags officers whose credibility is in question due to misconduct, until after being charged in Sarey's death. An Associated Press investigation based on hundreds of documents and interviews with prosecutors, defense attorneys and experts on police reform found that prosecutors do not always used the lists to ensure accountability.

Tool for police reform rarely used by local prosecutors

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Auburn police Officer Jeff Nelson appears in King County Superior Court court in Kent, Wash. Nelson pleaded not guilty to charges in the killing of Jesse Sarey in 2019. Although Nelson has been investigated in more than 60 use-of-force cases since 2012, he wasn't on the King County prosecuting attorney's "potential impeachment disclosure" list, or Brady List, which flags officers whose credibility is in question due to misconduct, until after being charged in Sarey's death. An Associated Press investigation based on hundreds of documents and interviews with prosecutors, defense attorneys and experts on police reform found that prosecutors do not always used the lists to ensure accountability.

October 25, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

SEATTLE — Isaiah Obet was behaving erratically and in mental distress in 2017 when Officer Jeff Nelson ordered his police dog to attack and then shot Obet in the torso. Obet fell to the ground and Nelson fired again, fatally shooting Obet in the head. The officer said his life… Read story

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key holdout vote on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, chairs a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/J.

Biden, key senators huddle as Democrats drive toward budget deal

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key holdout vote on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, chairs a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/J.

October 24, 2021, 12:07pm Latest News

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden hosted budget talks Sunday with two pivotal senator in hopes of resolving lingering disputes over Democrats' long-stalled effort to craft an expansive social and environment measure. Read story

Four vie for Camas school board

October 24, 2021, 6:07am Clark County News

CAMAS — There are four people vying for two Camas School Board seats on Nov. 2. Incumbent Corey McEnry faces magazine owner Ernie Geigenmiller, the owner of Lacamas Magazine, while incumbent Erika Cox faces Jeremiah Stephen, a Vancouver insurance agent. Read story

In this Sept. 23, 2021, photo Jhaimarion, 10, reacts as he listens to his mother, Krystal Archie talking with an Associated Press reporter in Chicago. Archie's three children were present when police, on two occasions, just 11 weeks apart, kicked open her front door and tore through their home searching for drug suspects. She'd never heard of the people they were hunting. Her oldest child, Savannah was 14 at the time; her youngest, Jhaimarion, was seven. They were ordered to get down on the floor.  (AP Photo/Nam Y.

Report: Police treatment of kids often harsh

In this Sept. 23, 2021, photo Jhaimarion, 10, reacts as he listens to his mother, Krystal Archie talking with an Associated Press reporter in Chicago. Archie's three children were present when police, on two occasions, just 11 weeks apart, kicked open her front door and tore through their home searching for drug suspects. She'd never heard of the people they were hunting. Her oldest child, Savannah was 14 at the time; her youngest, Jhaimarion, was seven. They were ordered to get down on the floor.  (AP Photo/Nam Y.

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Politics

CHICAGO — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns. Read story

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

Search for Camas schools next superintendent goes nationwide

The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center.

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

CAMAS — A good listener. An effective communicator dedicated to being transparent. A person who will engage the community, exemplify kindness and unity, work well with staff and lead a school district that helps students develop strong critical-thinking skills. Read story

Census prompts push for more Indigenous school lessons

October 24, 2021, 6:00am Nation & World

Many American Indians and Alaska Natives say the dramatic increase in their numbers recorded in last year’s census supports their long-standing argument that Indigenous history should get more attention in public school classrooms. Read story

Washington D.C., Roll Call Report

October 24, 2021, 5:19am Clark County Politics

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Read story

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.

Deal on Biden’s $2T plan edges closer; Harris is ‘confident’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.

October 23, 2021, 9:00pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats are close to sealing their giant domestic legislation, though an informal deadline appeared to slip by as they worked to scale back the measure and determine how to pay for it. Read story