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Vancouver police investigate a stolen vehicle during a sting operation Wednesday that resulted in four seized vehicles and six arrests.

Six people arrested and four stolen cars recovered as Vancouver police join Portland-area sting operation

Vancouver police officers and Clark County sheriff’s deputies seized four vehicles and arrested six people Wednesday during a joint stolen vehicle sting.
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Washington lawmakers look at shielding people from surprise ambulance costs

People in Washington often face high costs for ambulance rides, despite not having a choice about the service, an October state Office of the Insurance Commissioner report found.
The Camas School District Zellerbach Administration Center is pictured in 2020.

‘Critical amount of money’: Camas School District replacement levies to be on February ballot

Camas School District voters will soon decide the fate of the district’s educational programs and operations and capital-technology levies that fund a variety of programs, extracurriculars, technology needs and building…
Clark County News
La Center City Hall (The Columbian files)

La Center City Council approves 2024 budget

Despite continuing declines in cardroom revenues, La Center’s economic and financial prospects remain healthy, according to Mayor Tom Strobehn.
Clark County News

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Police lights flash on the roof of a vehicle Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, in Vancouver.

East Vancouver drive-by shooting puts man in hospital with life-threatening wounds

A 25-year-old man suffered life-threatening gunshot wounds in a drive-by shooting early Thursday morning at an apartment complex in east Vancouver.


Construction continues on the Skyview Station shopping center in Salmon Creek. Rumored anchor store Trader Joe&rsquo;s has filed for a liquor license for the location but the company hasn&rsquo;t confirmed the new location.

Coming soon? Trader Joe’s files for liquor license at new Skyview Station in Salmon Creek

Long-rumored anchor tenant Trader Joe’s has filed for a liquor license at the new Skyview Station in Salmon Creek.


Hilary Franz announced Friday Nov. 10, 2023 she will run for Congress in 2024. Until then she had been campaigning for governor.

Franz says opportunity, not opportunism, driving her bid for WA seat in Congress

Hilary Franz issued an urgent proclamation in spring when she launched her bid for Washington governor.

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Andrea Campbell, Attorney General of Massachusetts, answers a question during an interview at the State Attorneys General Association meetings, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, in Boston. In exclusive sit-down interviews with The Associated Press, several Black Democrat attorneys general discuss the role race and politics plays in their jobs.

AP Exclusive: America’s Black attorneys general discuss race, politics and the justice system

The American legal system is facing a crisis of trust in communities around the country, with people of all races and across the political spectrum.

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Smoke billows from a campfire under cold conditions as Vancouver resident Greg Wilson, background left, who is not a resident of the Burnt Bridge Creek encampment, helps his friend set up his gear in the new location Wednesday morning.

‘All of us want help’: Unhoused residents in Clark County prepare for colder-than-normal winter

Residents huddled around campfires to stay warm at a homeless camp along the Burnt Bridge Creek Trail during this week’s cold snap. Two men murmured…

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FILE - Homeless men watch a movie, hydrate and rest inside the Justa Center, a day cooling center for homeless people 55 years and older, Friday, July 14, 2023, in downtown Phoenix.The United States is ill-prepared to ensure housing and care for the swelling ranks of America&rsquo;s older people. That&rsquo;s the conclusion of a new report being released Thursday by Harvard University&rsquo;s Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Study says the U.S. is ill-prepared to ensure housing for the growing number of older people

Michael Genaldi’s road to homelessness began early this year when a car slammed into the rear of his motorcycle, crushed three of his ribs, and…


The city of Tacoma is considering banning the practice of declawing cats.

‘Choose cats, not couches.’ Tacoma considers regulations on the declawing of felines

The city of Tacoma is considering banning declawing cats, as well as changing penalties for noise complaints against neighbors with loud animals.

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FILE - Then Chinese Premier Deng Xiaoping, right, listens as then U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger speaks during their meeting in Beijing, Nov. 27, 1974. Official China called Kissinger &ldquo;an old friend.&rdquo; A commentator likened him to a giant panda, a goodwill ambassador between two countries that have been more often at odds over the decades than not. Kissinger, who died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, developed a special relationship with China in the second half of his 100-year-long life.

A secret trip by Henry Kissinger grew into a half-century-long relationship with China

Official China called Henry Kissinger “an old friend.” A commentator likened him to a giant panda, a goodwill ambassador between two countries that have been…

The Columbian — for Kids

The Columbian — for Kids

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Editorial Cartoons for Week of Nov. 26

In Our View: Secret talks on Snake River dams bad policy

Guerrero: Discovering awe off social media

Rubin: President outperforms expectations

Letter: Engage in mature reflection

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