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World class double bassist Xavier Foley, right, answers questions from fascinated Jason Lee Middle School students on Tuesday at the school.

World-class bassist hits the right note at Vancouver middle schoolsvideo icon

Classrooms are rowdy. Band rehearsal rooms are usually worse.
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An adult family living center burns Tuesday morning north of Camas. Ten residents were displaced and the building was destroyed.

Ten residents displaced when fire destroys Camas adult family home

Ten residents of a Camas senior living facility were displaced after the building was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning.
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The King County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday morning that four of the seven juveniles that escaped from Echo Glenn Children's Center in Snoqualmie were captured in Clark County Monday night.

Teens who escaped from King County detention center arrested in Clark County

Four teenage boys who escaped from a King County juvenile detention facility were captured Monday night in the Walnut Grove area.
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Carle McConnell (Photo contributed by Crime Stoppers of Oregon)

17-year-old Carle McConnell was killed in 1997; Vancouver police seek tips in cold case homicide

The Vancouver Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is seeking information about a 1997 unsolved homicide.
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A Kia Rio after it crashed into an SUV Thursday afternoon on the St. John's Bridge in Portland and caught fire. Police say the crash pushed the SUV into the back of a pickup, and the driver of the Kia drove away from the scene.

Vancouver man arrested after driving flaming car 4 miles, leaving scene of Oregon crash

A Vancouver man is accused of drunken driving after Portland police say he was involved in a three-vehicle crash and drove away while his car…


Clark College student Hallie Tibbit, right, welds a bar to the bottom of a metal boat as River Fortier, center, watches during an Advanced TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding class at Clark College. The boat, the students' final project, will be put to the test at Lacamas Lake in less than three weeks, a rite of passage for those graduating from the program, a symbolic send-off to their next adventure.

I-5 Bridge replacement will require strong labor pool in Clark County

A light blue glow flickered across DJ Johnson’s face, contrasting with his reddish-brown goatee as he examined what was shaping up as an aluminum dinghy.


Restored Lelooska totem pole moves into new Kalama homevideo icon

Nearly 50 years after it was raised at the Port of Kalama, the iconic 140-foot Lelooska totem pole was moved into its new home earlier…

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Chase Elliott (9) and Denny Hamlin (11) collide during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Monday, May 29, 2023, in Concord, N.C.

NASCAR suspends Chase Elliott for 1 race for wrecking Denny Hamlin

NASCAR suspended Chase Elliott for one race on Tuesday, one day after the five-time most popular driver and former Cup champion deliberately wrecked Denny Hamlin…


FILE - President Joe Biden meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of Calif., to discuss the debt limit in the Oval Office of the White House, May 22, 2023, in Washington. The White House and congressional leaders are working to ensure passage in time to lift the nation's borrowing limit and prevent a U.S. default. The full House is expected to vote Wednesday. Officials say the U.S. risks default June 5.

Debt limit deal heads to vote in full House while McCarthy scrambles for GOP approval

Under fire from conservatives, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy worked furiously Tuesday to sell fellow Republicans on the debt ceiling and budget deal he negotiated with…

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Daybreak Youth Services is pictured in Brush Prairie in 2019.

Washington suspends license of Daybreak Youth Services facilities in Brush Prairie, Spokane

The Washington State Department of Health announced Friday it has suspended the licenses for Daybreak Youth Services facilities in Brush Prairie and Spokane for refusing…

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FILE - A worker arranges food onto plates in the kitchen of a restaurant in New York on Dec. 14, 2021. Food workers who showed up while sick or contagious were linked to about 40% of restaurant food poisoning outbreaks with a known cause between 2017 and 2019, federal health officials said Tuesday, May 30, 2023.

Sick workers tied to 40% of restaurant food poisoning outbreaks, CDC says

Food workers who showed up while sick or contagious were linked to about 40% of restaurant food poisoning outbreaks with a known cause between 2017…

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A carpenter works on the new roof of the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral, Thursday, May, 25, 2023, near Angers, western France. Carpenters building a new timber frame for the fire-ravaged roof of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral are using the same tools and techniques as their medieval predecessors. For them, working with hand-axes to fashion oak beams has been like stepping back in time.

Time machine: Rebuilding Notre Dame’s fire-ravaged roof transports workers back to Middle Ages

If time travel was possible, medieval carpenters would surely be amazed to see how woodworking techniques they pioneered in building Notre Dame Cathedral more than…

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