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The city of Ridgefield wants to add another roundabout on Pioneer Street at 50th Place, near this one at Royle Road.

Ridgefield City Council approves ordinance for eminent domain proceedings in roundabout project

The Ridgefield City Council took an unusual step Thursday when it unanimously approved an ordinance to begin eminent domain proceedings. The city has been in negotiations to purchase property at…
Clark County News

Vancouver man, 65, out on bail when arrested on further child molestation charges

A Vancouver man was arrested Tuesday on child rape and molestation charges, the Vancouver Police Department said Wednesday in a news release.
Clark County News
Jamil Holbrook

Oregon man arrested on child molestation warrant, allegedly took photos at Salmon Creek day care

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit is looking for other potential victims of an Oregon man facing child molestation charges in Clark County.
Courts & Crime
U.S. District courthouse in Tacoma, formerly Union Station.

La Center woman who co-owns businesses in Ridgefield, Woodland convicted of 11 felony counts of violating the Clean Air Act

The co-owner of two Clark County automotive businesses was convicted Thursday of conspiracy and 11 felony counts of violating the federal Clean Air Act, according to a statement from the…
Courts & Crime

Clark County

The Clark County Council rejected Vancouver officials’ request for quick help paying for a its bridge shelter for people experiencing homelessness.

Clark County Council rejects quick action to help Vancouver pay for 150-bed homeless shelter

The Clark County Council rejected Vancouver’s request for quick help to pay for a 150-bed homeless shelter.


FILE - Wind turbines are seen on April 16, 2019, south of Kennewick, Wash. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday, May 23, 2024, rejected a recommendation to cut a proposal for what would be the state's largest wind farm in half, giving new life to the $1.7 billion project.

Massive wind farm proposal in Tri-Cities area gets new life from Gov. Jay Inslee

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday rejected a recommendation to cut a proposal for what would be the state’s largest wind farm in half, giving…


Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

Senators Murray, Britt questioned about U.S. child care crisis, solutions

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray made her case for a sweeping overhaul of child care in America and addressed pushback from Sen. Katie Britt in a…

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Taylor Lies of Skyview hits the ball during a Class 4A state quarterfinal softball game against Emerald Ridge at Columbia Playfields in Richland on Friday, May 24, 2024.

4A state softball: Skyview’s state title hopes ended by four-run rally in seventh by Emerald Ridge

The Skyview softball team is still playing for a state trophy, and the Storm are still playing for each other.


FILE - President Joe Biden speaks at the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center and Preserve in Palo Alto, Calif., June 19, 2023. Biden talked about climate change, clean energy jobs and protecting the environment.

‘Green blitz’: As election nears, Biden pushes slew of rules on environment, other priorities

As he tries to secure his legacy, President Joe Biden has unleashed a flurry of election-year rules on the environment and other topics, including a…

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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Capital gains tax receipts in Washington tumble

Capital gains tax collections in Washington have plummeted in their second year, creating potential challenges for the next governor and legislative budget writers in 2025.

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FILE - Marijuana plants are displayed at a shop in San Francisco, Monday, March 20, 2023. Daily and near-daily marijuana use is now more common than similar levels of high-frequency drinking in the U.S., according to an analysis of survey data over four decades, according to research published Wednesday, May 22, 2024, in the journal Addiction.

Daily marijuana use outpaces daily drinking in the US, a new study says

Daily and near-daily marijuana use is now more common than similar levels of drinking in the U.S., according to an analysis of national survey data…

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Jena Wiggins looks to recover items from her husband&rsquo;s grandparents&rsquo; tornado-damaged home, Thursday, May 23, 2024, in Greenfield, Iowa.

More severe weather forecast in Midwest as Iowa residents clean up tornado damage

Storms downed trees and power lines in Iowa early Friday, days after a destructive tornado ripped apart more than 100 homes in one small town,…

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

Economic Forecast – March 2024

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May 25: Biden Tightrope

Editorial Cartoons for Week of May 20, 2024

In Our View: Investment in housing belated, necessary

Leubsdorf: First debate does little for predictions

Calmes: Trump’s oil pitch deserves notice

Letter: Rethink military spending

Would you pay a $1.55-$3.55 toll to cross the Interstate 5 Bridge?

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