Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Oct. 26, 2021

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Four-time U.S. Olympian Kara Winger, left, stands with family and friends after being presented with the Key to the City of Vancouver on Monday at City Hall.

4-time Olympian Kara Winger presented key to the city of Vancouvervideo icon

Kara Winger’s journey from Skyview High School to four-time Olympian didn’t always go as planned.
A barn burns in Woodland Monday morning after a heat lamp fell during blustery winds. Three goats inside were rescued from the fire, the fire department said.

Fire crews rescue goats from flaming Woodland barn

A barn fire Monday morning in Woodland threatened the lives of three goats inside, according to Clark Cowlitz Fire Rescue. Crews were able to free the animals, but the barn…
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LEADOPTION Kelly Brady-Pavelko, nurse manager at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center's emergency department, has seen front-line health care workers' mental health suffer over the past year.

Critical care for critical workers in Clark County

Most people who work in hospitals expect back-to-back shifts, sleep deprivation, every imaginable bodily fluid, difficult patients, frightened families and the emotional burden of witnessing death.

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Man accused of helping son, 12, assault 12-year-old boy

A Vancouver man is accused of helping his 12-year-old son beat up another 12-year-old boy Friday at a bus stop, according to court records.


Pears and apples are keystone crops in the Columbia Gorge.  The Hood River Valley is a prime location for orchards and fruit.

Pear harvest exceeds predictions

Proving resistant to early-summer heat, the regional pear crop is coming in better than early-season estimates, according to figures released by pear industry officials.


Police close off a street outside a shopping mall after a shooting in Boise, Idaho on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. Police said there are reports of multiple injuries and one person is in custody.

Police: 2 die, 4 injured in Idaho mall shooting

A suspect is in custody after two people were killed and four injured — including a police officer — in a shooting at a shopping…

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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Rasheem Green (94) brings down New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Saints capitalize on Seahawks’ mistakes for 13-10 win

Brian Johnson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 1:56 remaining in his NFL debut, and the New Orleans Saints capitalized on a series of Seattle…


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.

Billionaire tax takes shape as Biden pushes for budget deal

Democrats are working frantically to shore up the revenue side of President Joe Biden’s domestic package, poised to unveil a new billionaires’ tax to help pay…

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 The lighthouse on the northern tip of Patos Island, with Sucia Island and Orcas Island in the distance, looks toward Canada across The Salish Sea.

Researchers make surprising discovery while tracking Chinook salmon in Salish Sea, B.C.

Researchers made a surprising discovery while tracking Chinook salmon in both the foraging areas of endangered southern resident orcas and the growing, healthy population of…

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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2021, file photo, a student listens to the teacher's instructions at iPrep Academy on the first day of school in Miami. Tumbling COVID-19 case counts have some schools around the U.S. considering relaxing their mask rules, but deaths nationally have been ticking up over the past few weeks, some rural hospitals are showing signs of strain, and cold weather is setting in.

COVID cases falling, but trouble signs arise as winter looms

Tumbling COVID-19 case counts have some schools around the U.S. considering relaxing their mask rules, but deaths nationally have been ticking up over the past…


FILE - Peter Scolari arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on "Newhart" and a closeted dad on "Girls" and who was on Broadway in "Hairspray" and "Wicked," died Friday morning in New York after fighting cancer for two years, according to Ellen Lubin Sanitsky, his longtime manager. He was 66.

Peter Scolari of ‘Newhart,’ ‘Bosom Buddies,’ dies at 66

Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who was on…

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Caltrans maintenance supervisor Matt Martin walks by a landslide covering Highway 70 in the Dixie Fire zone on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, in Plumas County, Calif. Heavy rains blanketing Northern California created slide and flood hazards in land scorched during last summer's wildfires.

Drought-stricken California pounded by massive storm

A massive storm barreled toward Southern California on Monday after flooding highways, toppling trees, cutting power and causing rock slides and mud flows in areas…

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

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