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Cooked with milk, butter and honey, sweet grits are a hearty breakfast with fresh berries and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

True Grits: Whether you prefer savory or sweet, two ways to enjoy this Southern classic

It’s a hot day as I write this, a bit muggy even, and I’m reminded of summers in East Texas. I lived there for three years while attending college in…
Hazel Dell resident Jenna Van Valen took photos of this humpback whale when she was on vacation in January. She uploaded the pictures to a citizen-science database at, which recently contacted her to let her know that she found a whale that hadn't yet been identified and if she donated $1,000, she could name it.

Hazel Dell photographer spots whale, gets to name it for herself

Somewhere in the Pacific Ocean swims a humpback whale named for a Hazel Dell woman.

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John Horch

Clark County sheriff candidate John Horch a 32-year veteran in office

Clark County’s chief criminal deputy will make his bid for sheriff in 2022.


A cellphone displays The Associated Press Twitter account on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. The AP's recent firing of a young reporter for what she said on Twitter has somewhat unexpectedly turned company and industry attention to the flip side of social media engagement -- the online abuse that many journalists face routinely.

Journalists demanding more action against online harassment

The Associated Press' recent firing of a young reporter for what she said on Twitter has somewhat unexpectedly turned company and industry attention to the…


Phil Knight

Documentary revisits showdown between Nike’s Phil Knight, Portland animator Will Vinton

In 2001, Jeff Auerbach found himself in the cigar lounge in the posh El Gaucho restaurant in downtown Portland. Nike co-founder Phil Knight was hosting…

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The awards stand at Royal Oaks awaits the winners of the 2019 Royal Oaks Invitational.

Foushee builds lead to eight shots at Royal Oaks Invitational

Former University of Oregon golfer Zach Foushee had the day’s low score of 4-under-par 68 for a 10-under 134 total Saturday to lead the Royal…


Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, center, with from left, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President of the European Council Charles Michel during the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, Saturday June 12, 2021.

Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but they were searching…

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A children's playground and homes are pictured in a neighborhood in northeast Battle Ground on Wednesday morning. Infrastructure is at the top of the list of the city's draft housing action plan.

Infrastructure improvements top list as Battle Ground develops housing plan

Infrastructure investments top a lengthy list of priorities as Battle Ground develops a plan to address its housing needs.

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