Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Dec. 7, 2022

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Clark County sheriff's deputies respond to the scene of a reported shooting in a home in the 15000 block of Northwest Fourth Place in North Salmon Creek.

One killed, two wounded in domestic violence shooting at home in North Salmon Creek

Investigators say a man shot and wounded his wife and baby before fatally shooting himself Wednesday afternoon at a home in North Salmon Creek.
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Cardai Hill Rock Quarry seeks zoning overlay for 76 acres

Cardai Hill Rock Quarry is back before the Clark County Planning Commission with a request to add a surface mining overlay to roughly 76 acres of land currently zoned for…
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Lane County, Ore., sheriff's deputies pinned a rented pickup driven by a Vancouver kidnapping suspect. Bart Allen Stephanie, 53, is accused of kidnapping a woman and her two children before leading Lane County deputies on a chase Tuesday morning.

Man arrested in Oregon, accused of kidnapping woman, her children in Vancouver

A man accused of kidnapping a woman and her two children in Vancouver was arrested Tuesday in Lane County, Ore., after allegedly leading deputies there on a chase.
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Fentanyl pills and methamphetamine Clark County sheriff's deputies said they found with 33-year-old James Mcauley after arresting him Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood.

Police pursuit leads to fentanyl, meth bust in central Vancouver

A 33-year-old man was arrested Sunday night in the Van Mall neighborhood, accused of crashing a stolen car during a police pursuit and possessing several hundred fentanyl pills and methamphetamine.
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Drag queen Tree Empress 45 Onalicious Mercury asks kids what they want to be when they grow up Sunday at the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Vancouver Community Library. More than 100 children and parents attended the event to sing, dance and listen to storybooks.

Opposition to drag queen story hours roils FVRLibraries

For over three years, the monthly Fort Vancouver Regional Library Board of Trustees’ meetings have spiraled out of control.

Business

Construction cranes tower over buildings at various stages of completion as work continues at The Waterfront Vancouver this month. Around half a dozen buildings are currently or are soon to be under construction there.

Construction work continues at The Waterfront Vancouver

Cranes along the river at The Waterfront Vancouver are in no short supply this December, with about half a dozen buildings currently or soon to…

Northwest

In this Tuesday, June 27, 2017 photo, a semi-automatic hand gun is displayed with a 10 shot magazine, left, and a 15 shot magazine, right, at a gun store in Elk Grove, Calif. A federal judge is blocking a California law set to go into effect Saturday, July 1, that would have barred gun owners from possessing high-capacity ammunition magazines. San Diego-based U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez said in ruling Thursday, June 29, that the law banning possession of magazines containing more than 10 bullets would have made criminals of thousands of otherwise law-abiding citizens who now own the magazines.

Washington AG sues gun shop over high-capacity magazine sales

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing a Federal Way gun shop, saying it unlawfully sold high-capacity magazines to investigators during a compliance operation.

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Sports

Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith hugs linebacker Jack Colletto (12) during a Senior Day ceremony prior to an NCAA college football game against Oregon on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022, in Corvallis, Ore. Oregon State won 38-34.

Oregon State’s Jack Colletto wins Paul Hornung Award

Oregon State quarterback-fullback-linebacker-special teams ace Jack Colletto has been named winner of the 2022 Paul Hornung Award, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Wednesday.

Politics

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters after Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a runoff election in Georgia last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Democrats' new outright majority in the Senate means the party will no longer have to negotiate a power-sharing deal with Republicans and won't have to rely on Vice President Kamala Harris to break as many tie votes. (AP Photo/J.

Warnock delivers 51-seat Senate for Democrats, and much more

For Senate Democrats, an oh-so-slim 51-49 majority never sounded so good.

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An employee puts back a gun for sale at Wade's Eastside Guns in Bellevue on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022.

Shelved since 2018, this Washington gun law may finally be implemented soon

Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration is now working to implement a 2018 voter-approved firearms background-check law that Washington officials had quietly set aside due to logistical…

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