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Defense attorney Ed Dunkerly, left, talks Tuesday about a video showing how to adjust the brightness of an optic on Clark County sheriff&rsquo;s Deputy Jonathan Feller&rsquo;s rifle during Julio Segura&rsquo;s murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse. A defense analyst testified Tuesday he thinks the brightness obscured Feller&rsquo;s view and led him to mistakenly shoot off-duty Vancouver police Officer Donald Sahota.

Use-of-force expert blames deputy’s equipment setting for death of Vancouver police Officer Donald Sahota

The Yakima man accused in the death of off-duty Vancouver police Officer Donald Sahota is set to testify today in his murder trial.
Courts & Crime
Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Joe Kent speaks at a Tuesday town hall at the Camas Community Center.

‘The economy is destroying people’: 3rd District candidate Joe Kent hosts town hall in Camasvideo icon

At a town hall event Tuesday morning, Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate Joe Kent declared that inflation, immigration and parental rights are the biggest issues facing the United States today.
This billboard on Northeast St. Johns Boulevard went up in late February and will remain there for two months. It will move around Vancouver for several months thereafter. The father of Jeffrey Beach, Keith Beach, said he believes there are people in Clark County who know something about his son's death.

Vancouver man arrested in connection with 2015 Long Beach slaying

Detectives from the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Vancouver man in connection with the 2015 slaying of Jeffrey Beach on the Long Beach Peninsula, according to a sheriff’s office…
Courts & Crime
Construction continues Thursday morning at Laurel Manor, a low-income senior apartment building in Vancouver. The four-story, 82-unit building is midway through construction, and officials hope to be ready to open the doors around the end of the year.

How much has Washington state spent on housing in the past decade?

For much of the past decade, the amount of money Washington lawmakers dedicated to housing and homelessness programs grew gradually, climbing from around $200 million to $400 million in each…

Clark County

The Oregon Health & Science University campus in Portland is seen in 2016.

Private equity moves into care in Northwest: Investment firms buying mental health, substance use clinics

A national study published by the journal JAMA Psychiatry earlier this month found private equity firms now account for as much as a quarter of…


Black Friday shoppers carry shopping bags at Vancouver Mall on Nov. 24. Taxable retail sales rose faster in the third quarter here than in Washington&rsquo;s other urban areas.

Clark County’s taxable retail sales rose 1.69% in Q3 outpacing state’s other metro areas

Statewide retail sales slumped slightly in the third quarter of 2023, compared with the previous year, according to a recent report from the Washington Department…


A car drives by a ballot drop box on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in Sherwood, Ore. In Oregon&rsquo;s Multnomah County, home to Portland, the progressive district attorney who took office during the historical social justice movement of 2020 is being challenged by a more centrist candidate vowing to be tough on crime, highlighting the growing pressure on liberal prosecutors across the U.S. amid voter concerns over public drug use and disorder.

Progressive prosecutor in Portland seeks to fend off tough-on-crime challenger in DA race

In Oregon’s Multnomah County, home to Portland, the progressive district attorney who took office during the social justice movement of 2020 is being challenged by…

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Will Foster of Prairie, left, and Juan Pasillas-Stanton of Mountain View own the top two shot put marks in Class 3A statewide.

Friendly shot put rivalry pushes Prairie’s Foster, Mountain View’s Pasillas-Stanton to top of state rankings

Prairie High’s Will Foster and Juan Pasillas-Stanton of Mountain View are friends because of track and field, root for each other’s success as competitors, and…


FILE - Supporters of President Donald Trump hold signs as they stand outside of the Clark County Elections Department in North Las Vegas,Nov. 7, 2020.

Election deniers moving closer to GOP mainstream, report shows, as Trump allies fill Congress

In the hours after the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Ohio’s then-Republican senator, Rob Portman, voted to accept President Joe Biden’s…

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The scenic boardwalk at the foot of Coldwater Lake.

Summer on the Mountain: Mount St. Helens pinnacle of recreation, science and learning

MOUNT ST. HELENS NATIONAL VOLCANIC MONUMENT — The fact that unpredictably moving rock has blocked the road to its prime visitor center says a lot…

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Alexis Bogan, whose speech was impaired by a brain tumor, uses an AI powered smartphone app to create a audible drink order at a Starbucks drive-thru on Monday, April 29, 2024, in Lincoln, R.I. The app converts her typed entries into a verbal message created using her original voice.

Illness took away her voice. AI created a replica she carries in her phone

The voice Alexis “Lexi” Bogan had before last summer was exuberant.


With a calf following close by, orcas swim near the various whale watching boats following the orcas as they swim Jan. 9 off the coast of Huntington Beach at sunset in California.

Orcas attacking ships nothing new

A pod of killer whales attacked and sunk a yacht over the weekend between Spain and Morocco in the Strait of Gibraltar — and it’s…

Nation / World

FILE - This photo provided by the Municipal Water Authority of Aliquippa shows the screen of a Unitronics device that was hacked in Aliquippa, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023. Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday, May 20, 2024, as it issued an enforcement alert urging water systems to take immediate actions to protect the nation&rsquo;s drinking water from electronic threats.

US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday as it issued an enforcement…

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

Economic Forecast – March 2024

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May 22:  Tariffs

Editorial Cartoons for Week of May 20, 2024

In Our View: Washington Saves program to provide lifeline

Letter: Downtown traffic is dangerous

Letter: Trump promises to sell out

Letter: Reject Initiative 2117

Would you pay a $1.55-$3.55 toll to cross the Interstate 5 Bridge?

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