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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.

Vancouver police investigate suspicious death

Vancouver police are investigating a suspicious death in east Vancouver. 
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Candidates for Washington State governor, from left, Washington's Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz, Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Dr. Raul Garcia and Richland school board member Semi Bird.

With Inslee out, candidates are lining up for Washington governor

With Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declining to run for a fourth term in 2024, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz have announced tentative bids to…
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Trevor Gjendem poses for a portrait at his home in Stanwood, Washington on May 16, 2023. Gjendem, a nurse who works at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, has been vocal about labor issues for nurses at the hospital.

New Washington law may not cure hospital staff shortages, nurses say

Nurses in the neurosurgery unit at Providence Regional Medical Center submitted more than 100 staffing complaints in the first three months of this year, said Trevor Gjendem, a registered nurse…
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Lifeguard Keegan Amberg, right, watches over the pool at the Firstenburg Community Center in east Vancouver. The job market for teens this year is looking good, if not excellent, according to experts.

Summer job outlook good for Clark County teens

Grab your work wear, your lifeguard gear and your spatula, kids, because experts expect this summer’s job outlook for teen employment to be good, if…


Austin Carter, co-owner of Pocket Books Shop, checks out a customer in Lancaster, Pa., on Sunday, May 21, 2023. The independent bookselling community continues to grow, with membership in the American Booksellers Association reaching its highest levels in more than 20 years.

Independent bookselling expanded again in 2022, with new and diverse stores opening nationwide

Near the end of 2021, Jessica Callahan was living in Columbus, Ohio, working as a social science researcher and wondering if there was a better…


The Four Corners Fire burned west of Lake Cascade in the Payette and Boise National forests in 2022. It grew to 13,729 acres and forced people to evacuate in the wildland-urban interface. (Sarah A.

Wildfires where homes meet forest are costly. Now Idaho will pay for more of them

To stop a wildfire, an assortment of agencies must come together — federal, state, tribal and sometimes local firefighters. But when the smoke clears, they…

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A voter arrives at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3103 polling location on Nov. 8, 2022, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. After months of candidates campaigning, Americans are voting in the midterm elections to decide close races across the nation.

Why Republican-led states keep leaving a group that verifies voter rolls

Eight Republican-led states this year left an interstate cooperative that seeks to maintain accurate voter registration rolls, and three more may join them — a…

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The city of Vancouver has proposed a location for a fourth Safe Stay community. The city already has two pallet shelter communities open in the city — one on central Fourth Plain and one in east Vancouver's Image Neighborhood. The third location was supposed to be open in downtown by now but has seen delays.

Proposed location for Vancouver’s fourth Safe Stay draws mixed reviews

Property in the Lincoln neighborhood is being eyed for a potential home for the city of Vancouver’s fourth Safe Stay, which is resulting in mixed…

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A person at left walks toward the entrance of a tent used by people experiencing homelessness, Tuesday, March 1, 2022, in downtown Seattle across the street from City Hall.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Fentanyl has devastated King County’s homeless population, and the toll is getting worse

Before the pandemic, most fentanyl-related overdoses reported in the Seattle area involved people with homes.


This image released by Disney+ shows Michelle Yeoh in a scene from "American Born Chinese." (Carlos Lopez-Calleja/Disney+ via AP)

From Xerox to TV box, long awaited adaptation of ‘American Born Chinese’ book hits Disney+

Gene Luen Yang remembers feeling pumped in 2007 when Hollywood came calling about his trailblazing graphic novel “American Born Chinese.” But that excitement turned into…

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A law enforcement officer walks as people are evacuated from a shopping center where a shooting occurred Saturday, May 6, 2023, in Allen, Texas.

White supremacy a common thread between two mass shooters with ties to Allen, Texas

Mauricio Garcia, the 33-year-old gunman who killed eight people and injured seven when he opened fire with an AR-15 in a parking lot at an…

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