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A close-up of the cap gun recovered at the scene of the June 8 fatal police shooting of Vadim Sashchenko near the Vancouver waterfront.

Weapon in fatal police shooting near the Vancouver waterfront was a modified cap gun

The apparent firearm a man pointed at a Vancouver police officer before the officer fatally shot him was a modified cap gun, investigators said Friday.
Courts & Crime
Nicole Sherman is joining Riverview Bank as the institution&rsquo;s new president and CEO.

Vancouver-based Riverview Bank names permanent president and CEO

Vancouver-based Riverview Bancorp announced Friday that veteran banking executive Nicole Sherman will be the firm’s new president and CEO.
Clark County Business
The Clark County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office arrested eight suspects during a retail theft operation at the Fred Meyer store on 117th Avenue in Orchards.

Eight arrested in retail theft operation at Orchards Fred Meyer, says Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested eight people last week during an operation in Orchards to crack down on retail theft.
Courts & Crime
U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez hosts roundtable with first responders to discuss child care access

First responders face exceptional difficulties accessing child care. In Clark County only about 23.59 percent of child care needs are being met, according to the state Department of Children, Youth…
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Could the Columbia Palisades mixed-used development be the perfect location for a new performing arts center in Clark County? Organizers think so.

After years looking at downtown, the dream of a Clark County performing arts center moves to east Vancouver

make that decades — of unsuccessful attempts to bring a concert hall and performing arts center to downtown Vancouver, project boosters are looking east.

Business

FILE - Climbing assistant Lawrence Schultz ascends the Three Sisters sequoia tree during an Archangel Ancient Tree Archive expedition to plant sequoia seedlings on Oct. 26, 2021, in Sequoia Crest, Calif. The Biden administration on Thursday, June 20, 2024 advanced its proposal to protect old growth trees that are increasingly threatened by insects, disease and wildfires as climate change worsens.

Forest proposal doesn’t ban logging but still likely to anger industry

The Biden administration is advancing its plan to restrict logging within old-growth forests that are increasingly threatened by climate change, with exceptions that include cutting…

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Edmonton Oilers&rsquo; Zach Hyman (18) celebrates his goal against the Florida Panthers with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) as Panthers&rsquo; Gustav Forsling (42) skates past during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Friday, June 21, 2024, in Edmonton, Alberta.

Oilers beat Panthers 5-1 to force Game 7 in Stanley Cup Final

Leon Draisaitl made his first major impact in the Stanley Cup Final, and the series is heading back to South Florida. Draisaitl set up Warren…

Politics

FILE - The indictment against former President Donald Trump is photographed on Friday, June 9, 2023. The federal judge presiding over the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump is hearing arguments Friday, June 21, 2024, on a long-shot defense effort to get the indictment thrown out based on the claim that the prosecutor who brought the charges was illegally appointed.

Trump lawyers in classified files case challenge prosecutor’s appointment at start of 3-day hearing

Lawyers for Donald Trump made a longshot argument Friday that the Justice Department prosecutor who charged the former president with hoarding classified documents at his Florida estate was illegally…

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The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is pictured May 1, 2020.

Vancouver Schools of Arts and Academics will limit cellphones in classrooms; district could follow suit as it looks at issue this summer

The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics sent out a notice to families last week that it will adopt a new policy to limit classroom…

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This image provided by NJOY in 2024 shows packaging for the company's menthol-flavored electronic cigarette product. On Friday, June 21, 2024, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers, the government’s strongest indication yet that vaping flavors can reduce the harms of traditional tobacco smoking. The FDA said it authorized four menthol e-cigarettes from NJOY, the vaping brand recently acquired by tobacco giant Altria, which also makes Marlboro cigarettes.

FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential to help adult smokers

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers, acknowledging that vaping flavors can reduce the harms of…

Life

FILE - Actor Donald Sutherland appears at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 13, 2017. Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned &quot;M.A.S.H.&quot; to &quot;The Hunger Games,&quot; has died at 88.

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned ‘M.A.S.H.’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ dies at 88

Donald Sutherland, the prolific film and television actor whose long career stretched from "M.A.S.H." to “The Hunger Games,” has died. He was 88.

Nation / World

Residents drive on a bridge, part of a federal highway project that extends over the Nanay River, in Iquitos, Peru, Sunday, May 26, 2024. Construction work is at a standstill as the government conducts a study of the area, but the Ministry of Transportation has already built what is the country&rsquo;s largest bridge, which extends 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) over the Nanay, a tributary of the Amazon River.

It’s the longest bridge ever built in Peru, and so far, it goes nowhere

It is the longest bridge ever built in Peru, a massive structure of cement and iron spanning the Nanay River as it connects to untouched…

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

Economic Forecast – March 2024

Special Newsroom Publication
 

Opinion

June 22: Stormy Election

Editorial cartoons for week of June 17, 2024

In Our View: Mount St. Helens’ activity remains ‘normal’

Ambrose: Don’t waste time pondering poll results

Westneat: Seattle’s $15 toll is already too low

Letter: DTP vaccine effectiveness wanes

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