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Chipped pieces of silicon are seen here at Shin-Etsu Handotai America in 2018.

SEH America plans for growth, expansion in Vancouver, around the world

SEH America expects to grow to meet the increasing demand for its silicon wafers around the world, the company said Monday.
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This is an exemplar of a red Toyota Camry that was stolen Tuesday morning from the area of Northeast 40th Avenue and 47th Street in the Minnehaha area. The car has Washington license plate BKP4080 and should have damage to the front or front passenger's side.

Clark County deputies investigate car theft, hit-run of man in Minnehaha

The Clark County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a car thief struck a Vancouver man with his stolen vehicle Tuesday morning in the Minnehaha area.
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An employee walks near an entrance to Western State Hospital in Lakewood in  2020. A judge has ordered the state agency that operates Washington's largest psychiatric hospital to pay more than $2 million to four female health workers who were assaulted by a violent patient who repeatedly targeted women. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington pays $2M to workers assaulted at psychiatric hospital

A judge has ordered the state agency that operates Washington’s largest psychiatric hospital to pay more than $2 million to four female health workers who were assaulted by a violent…
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People wait in line for the grand reopening of the Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store in east Vancouver. The store offers a variety of home improvement and decor, plus furniture. Proceeds go to affordable housing programs.

Habitat for Humanity Store celebrates grand reopening

After more than a year and a half of work, the Clark County Habitat for Humanity ReStore held its grand reopening on Friday. While the store never closed, it now…
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Headphones sit on a table before they are sorted and recycled. They will be disassembled and sorted by material before recycling.

Vancouver-based Cyber Acoustics turning industry on its ear

When Steve Erickson and his partner bought their Vancouver-based company, Cyber Acoustics, they realized just how many headsets they ship to customers. Then they thought…

Business

FILE - In this Thursday, May 9, 2019, file photo, Jeff Bezos speaks at an event before unveiling Blue Origin's Blue Moon lunar lander, in Washington. On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration approved Blue Origin's attempt to launch people into space.

Amazon: FTC probe hounding Bezos, execs; subpoenas too broad

Amazon has complained to federal regulators that they are hounding company founder Jeff Bezos and senior executives, making “impossible-to-satisfy demands” in their investigation of Amazon…

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Josh Haazard stands inside his workspace, the HaazLab, where he creates a variety of cosplay props and other creative gadgets Aug. 4 at his home in Monroe.

Crafter turns junk into sci-fi weaponry

It’s called the Gramophozooka: A combination of PVC pipe, a gramophone horn, a safety cone, air duct parts, refrigerator parts and other bits and pieces…

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Sports

Seattle Mariners center fielder Julio Rodriguez, left, and right fielder Mitch Haniger collide at the wall while trying to catch a fly ball from Los Angeles Angels' Luis Rengifo during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. Rengifo was awarded a solo home run on the play.

Mariners score 4 in 9th after Ohtani departs, top Angels 6-2

Angels star Shohei Ohtani struck out eight and allowed two runs in six innings, before the Seattle Mariners scored four runs in the ninth and…

Politics

President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch.

Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden signed Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill into law on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the “final piece” of his pared-down…

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"Taprooms create a center of gravity," said Steve Stuart, who as city manager in Ridgefield has seen an increase in midweek downtown visitors who are there to visit Ridgefield Craft Brewing. In the evenings, people come from the boat launch.

Brewing up revitalization in Clark County’s downtown areas

Craft brewers, taprooms play important role in invigorating business in downtowns of Clark County’s cities

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