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Jan. 29, 2022

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Man arrested in August homicide of Vancouver woman

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Fairview, Ore., this week in connection with the August death of Stephanie Celeste Jones, according to Vancouver police.
Courts & Crime

Police: Dad shoots man found in daughter’s east Vancouver bedroom

A man told police he shot his house guest Thursday night at an apartment complex in east Vancouver after finding him in his teenage daughter’s bedroom, according to the Vancouver…
Courts & Crime
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Vancouver man sentenced to 20 months in vehicular homicide case

A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to 20 months in prison for vehicular homicide in a 2018 crash in Battle Ground that killed a Clark Pubic Utilities employee.
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Police tape blocks off the area where Vancouver police officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife Jan. 9. The shooting was at the Sky Ridge Estates mobile home park in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood.

Investigators continue probe into Jan. 9 fatal police shooting in east Vancouver

The Southwest Washington Independent Investigative Response Team is continuing its probe into the Jan. 9 fatal police shooting of a 45-year-old man in east Vancouver, before forwarding the investigation to…
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Registered nurses Wendy Stephens, left, and Joe Fistolera join colleagues in wearing masks while working in the short stay unit at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver.

Sen. Annette Cleveland bill seeks hazard pay for health care workers

With hospitals and medical providers reporting continuing staff shortages, state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, has proposed legislation to give hazard pay retention bonuses to some…


Larry Witzel, founder and president of SermonView, joins mailhouse technician Hannah Gill as they prepare invitations to be mailed from their Vancouver office. SermonView was among those impacted by the early end of a federal aid program to pandemic-hit businesses.

Clark County businesses feel pinch from early closure of pandemic aid program

It was a throwaway message in a newsletter from QuickBooks, but it caught Larry Witzel’s eye: the Employee Retention Tax Credit.


Echo Glen Children's Center in Snoqualmie (Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Children, Youth and Families)

3 teens who escaped from juvenile facility near Snoqualmie caught; 28 have fled in a decade

Three of the five incarcerated teenagers who escaped from the Echo Glen Children’s Center near Snoqualmie on Wednesday morning were arrested hours apart on Thursday,…

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The ball is tipped off as Mountain View takes on Prairie during the first quarter of a basketball game at Mountain View High School on Friday, January 28, 2022. This is the final basketball season that will be played in the schools original gym.

Mountain View’s Thunderdome nears its curtain call

The Mountain View High School gym represents four decades of Clark County prep basketball history and countless memories among the people who played there, some…


A Ukrainian serviceman pats a dog sitting in a shelter on the front line in the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. High-stakes diplomacy continued on Friday in a bid to avert a war in Eastern Europe. The urgent efforts come as 100,000 Russian troops are massed near Ukraine's border and the Biden administration worries that Russian President Vladimir Putin will mount some sort of invasion within weeks.

Austin says Putin now has full range of options in Ukraine

Russia said Friday it will not start a war in Ukraine but warned that the U.S. and NATO have ignored its demands and left little…

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Police: Teens in Vancouver kicking in doors in TikTok challenge

The Vancouver Police Department is investigating at least seven incidents — apparently linked to a popular social media challenge — of teens kicking in residents’…

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