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Pedestrians enjoy sunny conditions with a view of the Interstate 5 Bridge at the Waterfront Vancouver on April 29, 2021.

Interstate 5 Bridge replacement project submits federal grant application

The Interstate Bridge Replacement project submitted its first major federal grant application for $750 million in early August, heading toward its goal of breaking ground by late 2025 to early…
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A few of nearly 100 bunnies that were rescued from a local house and now reside at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

Dozens of rabbits soon to be available for adoption at Humane Society for Southwest Washington

Nearly 100 bunnies will soon be available for adoption through the Humane Society for Southwest Washington after their owner surrendered them to Clark County Animal Control.
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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks March 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

$518M from opioid settlement starts heading to Washington

The first payments from a $518 million settlement with the nation’s three largest opioid distributors will begin reaching Washington communities in December, providing much-needed cash officials can use to hire…
The Clark County Courthouse (The Columbian files)

Vancouver travel trailer thief sentenced to prison

A Vancouver man was sentenced Monday to 17 months in prison for stealing nearly $200,000 worth of travel trailers from Brush Prairie and Sunnyside storage facilities.
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Vancouver man to face charges in pedestrian hit-and-run death

Prosecutors intend to file a charge of vehicular homicide against an 18-year-old Vancouver man after the pedestrian victim in a Sunday crash died Monday morning.


Robert Hernandez exits his trailer at an encampment on the baseball fields near Columbus Park in San Jose, California, on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.

Do tiny homes really work as a solution to homelessness? Here’s what the data show

When Robert Hernandez unpacked his meager belongings into one of San Jose’s celebrated tiny homes, finally getting a bed and access to a shower after…


(Associated Press files)

Washington students can now take excused mental health days

Starting this school year, Washington has joined a growing number of states that can excuse students from school specifically to take care of their mental…

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A gym club member runs on a treadmill and watches TV on Nov. 13, 2019, in Seattle. New data finds that gym memberships are still lagging behind their pre-pandemic numbers.

Gym memberships still lag pre-pandemic numbers

The pandemic upended many aspects of our lives, including how we exercise. As gyms closed in 2020 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a…


This Aug. 16, 2022, photo provided by San Diego Wildlife Alliance, shows an Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle at the San Diego Zoo. The rare and endangered turtle species has finally bred at the San Diego Zoo, as officials announced on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, the arrival of 41 tiny Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle hatchlings. Officials say the hatchings make the alliance the first accredited conservation organization in North America to hatch the endangered turtles.

San Diego Zoo welcomes 41 endangered turtle hatchlings

It only took two decades, but a rare and endangered turtle species has finally bred at the San Diego Zoo.

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A "Russians Against War" poster hangs inside the home of Eva Rapoport, the Istanbul coordinator for The Ark, a group helping Russians fleeing their country, in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Vladimir Putin's military draft "changed everything" for the tens of thousands of Russians who have fled their country since the Russian leader's mobilization was announced last month, according to recent arrivals in Istanbul.

Fleeing Russians follow path of 1917 refugees to Istanbul

Vladimir Putin’s military draft “changed everything” for the tens of thousands of Russians who have fled their country since the Russian leader’s mobilization was announced…

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