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Morning Press: Vancouver shooting; PeaceHealth expansion; tech startups in Clark County

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers.
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From the Newsroom: Even on slow days, we’re busy

Although news is never routine, I would say that the last few weeks have been typical for Clark County and for The Columbian. There has been a decent amount of…
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Women's rights supporters, from left, Lacy Nadeau, Carolyn Nadeau, Rebecca Rutzick and Joe Ward, all of Olympia, Wash., rally on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, Wash., Friday, June 24, 2022, following the morning's announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade.

Clark County politicians have mixed reactions to Roe being overturned

A rallying cry of mourning and celebration echoed nationwide Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned nearly 50 years of legal precedent protecting abortion rights.
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One killed in crash in in Hockinson; multiple people injured

One person died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the Hockinson area where one car crashed into a power pole and caught fire. 
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A shopper strolls past BoxLunch, one of two new tenants at Vancouver Mall. The mall is "more than back to normal" following the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, mall managers say.

Vancouver Mall thriving in spite of pandemic

Malls across the country have struggled the last few years. The Lloyd Center in Portland was already in trouble even before the pandemic and at…

Business

Afghans stand by the bodies of relatives killed in an earthquake in Gayan village, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 23, 2022. A powerful earthquake struck a rugged, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, flattening stone and mud-brick homes in the country's deadliest quake in two decades, the state-run news agency reported.

Afghanistan earthquake victims face struggles getting aid

Getting donations to Afghanistan earthquake victims will be far more difficult compared with other disasters due to sanctions against the country’s Taliban government and its…

Northwest

A grain ship loads at the EGT dock at the Port of Longview.

Longview grain terminal settles lawsuit over storm water discharges

A Longview grain terminal will pay nearly $1 million after settling a lawsuit with the Columbia Riverkeeper that claimed the terminal operated without necessary permits…

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Sports

Seattle Mariners Julio Rodriguez, left, scores on a single by Eugenio Suarez as Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen, right, watches along with home plate umpire Will Little during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 24, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J.

Mariners hold off Angels despite another Trout home run

Julio Rodríguez homered and scored twice, Eugenio Suárez had three hits and an RBI, and Seattle defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Friday night despite…

Politics

Wandrea "Shaye" Moss, a former Georgia election worker, is comforted by her mother, Ruby Freeman, right, as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The mother and daughter who were election workers in Georgia brought the sense of danger into stark relief. They testified they feared even to say their names in public after Trump wrongly accused them of voter fraud.

Jan. 6: Pressure, unsung heroes and Trump’s Watergate echoes

The House Jan. 6 committee launched under deep political skepticism: What more could be said about the deadly insurrection at the Capitol in 2021 that…

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An artist's rendition of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center's expanded emergency department as seen from the west. The expansion will include an updated entry with adjacent parking and increased parking space for cars and ambulances.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to expand emergency department

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center will soon expand the size of its emergency department.

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