Wednesday, November 30, 2022
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County Auditor Greg Kimsey, left, swears in new District 5 Councilor Sue Marshall at the Clark County Elections Office on Wednesday.

Marshall sworn into Clark County Council weeks earlier than expected

Newly elected Clark County Councilor Sue Marshall is ready to get work. But Marshall began her term as the District 5 representative a little sooner than she and others expected.
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The Clark County Courthouse.

Vancouver woman accused of causing brain injuries to 15-month-old nephew

A Vancouver woman appeared Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court, accused of causing brain injuries to her 15-month-old nephew, who was temporarily in her care.
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Washougal woman killed in Highway 14 crash in east Clark County

A Washougal woman was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon on state Highway 14 near Mt. Pleasant Road.
Clark County News
The Washington State Department of Health's "Health-in-motion Care-a-van" makes a stop at St. Joseph Catholic Church to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations in February.

Triple whammy of respiratory illnesses hits Clark County

Washington, like the country at large, is in the middle of a “triple whammy” of respiratory illnesses as hospital beds continue to fill with COVID-19, flu and RSV patients.
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The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Clark County man sentenced to 7.5 years in sexual abuse of 2 teen girls

A Clark County man was sentenced Tuesday to 7½ years in prison for sexually abusing two teenage girls.

Business

An Albertsons grocery store is seen in Boise, Idaho, on Oct. 14, 2022. The attorneys general of California, Illinois and the District of Columbia are suing Albertsons in an effort to stop the grocery chain from paying a nearly $4 billion dividend to its shareholders, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (Sarah A.

U.S. lawmakers skeptical Kroger-Albertsons merger will mean lower prices

U.S. senators from both parties expressed skepticism Tuesday that a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons would result in lower prices for consumers.

Northwest

FILE - Homeless camps are seen in a vacant parking lot in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. City Council members in Portland have voted to allocate $27 million of the city's budget to build a network of designated camping areas for homeless people.

Portland approves $27M for new homeless camps

City Council members in Portland have voted to allocate $27 million of the city's budget to build a network of designated camping areas for homeless…

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Sports

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Portland Trail Blazers forward Trendon Watford, left, and guard Anfernee Simons defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J.

LeBron gets 31 in Lakers’ 128-109 rout of Dame-less Blazers

LeBron James had 31 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, Austin Reaves added a season-high 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers rebounded from a…

Politics

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at Bowie State University in Bowie, Md., Nov. 7, 2022. Democrats considering shaking up the order of their 2024 presidential primary are waiting on President Joe Biden, anxious to see if he'll endorse stripping Iowa of its traditional leadoff spot or discourage major changes while mulling his own potential reelection bid.

Biden shows little urgency as Dems mull 2024 primary shakeup

Democrats considering shaking up the order of their 2024 presidential primary are waiting on President Joe Biden, anxious to see if he’ll endorse stripping Iowa…

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Eileen Cowen examines a fallen bundle of lichen at Shillapoo Wildlife Area, which she may use as a salve after doing further research.

Foragers gather goods from the ground in Northwest

At the end of Northwest Lower River Road, the pavement comes to a halt, but a worn foot trail continues to a magnificent white oak.

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