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An empty bottle of tetanus, diphthera and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine on display.

Clark County sees 60 cases of whooping cough; most are among the unvaccinated

Clark County Public Health has identified 60 cases of whooping cough in the county since the beginning of the year — four times more than at this point last year.
Health
The Vancouver Fire Department has launched a new program wherein anyone treated for an opioid overdose is given a Narcan overdose prevention kit.

Rapid response: Vancouver Fire Department launches leave-behind Narcan program

The Vancouver Fire Department hopes to prevent repeat opioid overdoses by handing out free, two-dose Narcan nasal spray kits.
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Oregon man dies of injuries after being struck in May by tractor-trailer on I-205 South in Salmon Creek

An Oregon man hit by a tractor-trailer May 15 on Interstate 205 in Salmon Creek has died of his injuries, the Washington State Patrol said Friday.
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Officer in Saturday’s Vancouver waterfront shooting involved in two other fatal shootings

The Vancouver police officer who fatally shot a man Saturday near the Vancouver waterfront has been involved in at least two prior fatal shootings.
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Lumen Fidelis began overseeing the Hazel Dell motel property once occupied by Kasper Recovery Housing. Lumen Fidelis is seeking $130,000 from the Clark County Council to add a mobile laundry and kitchen facility to the site.

Nonprofit overseeing housing at former Value Motel seeks $130,000 from Clark County for amenities

The nonprofit that now oversees recovery housing at the former Value Motel in Hazel Dell is asking the Clark County Council to consider $130,000 in…

Business

Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones wipes his mouth as he speaks to the media after arriving at the federal courthouse for a hearing in front of a bankruptcy judge Friday, June 14, 2024, in Houston. The judge is expected to rule on whether to liquidate Jones&rsquo; assets to help pay the $1.5 billion he owes for his false claims that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. (AP Photo/David J.

Alex Jones’ personal assets will be sold to help pay Sandy Hook debt as judge decides Infowars’ fate

A federal judge on Friday ordered the liquidation of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ′ personal assets but was still deciding on his company’s separate bankruptcy case, leaving…

Northwest

The Port of Woodland is moving toward operating marine terminals, signing a lease with Wilsonville Concrete Products for space on the port&rsquo;s Martin's Bar property.

Woodland port leases last section of Columbia River access for heavy industry

The remaining heavy industrial site at the Port of Woodland’s Columbia River property has been leased, following more than six decades of the port not…

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Seattle Mariners' Victor Robles, left, celebrates next to first base coach Kristopher Negrón (21) after getting a hit off Texas Rangers pitcher Andrew Heaney during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 14, 2024, in Seattle.

Castillo throws gem, Rodríguez drives in go-ahead run as Mariners beat Rangers 3-2

Luis Castillo dominated after a bumpy first inning, Julio Rodríguez drove in the go-ahead run on an infield grounder in the third, and the Seattle…

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Police lights flash on the roof of a Vancouver police vehicle.

43-year-old ID’d as man fatally shot by Vancouver police Saturday near the waterfront

A 43-year-old Vancouver man was identified as the person fatally shot by Vancouver police Saturday near the waterfront, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner’s…

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Health

FILE - Varieties of disposable flavored electronic cigarette devices manufactured by EB Design, formerly known as Elf Bar, are displayed at a store in Pinecrest, Fla., June 26, 2023. Health and law enforcement officials are set to face congressional questioning over the rise of illegal electronic cigarettes in the U.S., a multibillion-dollar business that has flourished amid haphazard enforcement by regulators.

Senators blast health and law enforcement officials over illegal e-cigarettes used by teens

Health and law enforcement officials are set to face congressional questioning over the rise of illegal electronic cigarettes in the U.S., a multibillion-dollar business that…

Life

FILE - Author Ursula Le Guin appears in a 1972 photo. Le Guin&rsquo;s family has donated their three-story house to the Portland, Oregon-based community nonprofit for what will become the Ursula K. Le Guin Writers Residency. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, died Jan. 22, 2018, at 88.

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Portland home will become a writers residency

Theo Downes-Le Guin, son of the late author Ursula K. Le Guin, remembers well the second-floor room where his mother worked on some of her…

Nation / World

FILE - A bump stock is displayed in Harrisonburg, Va., on March 15, 2019. The Supreme Court has struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, a gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.

Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on rapid-fire rifle bump stocks, reopening political fight

The Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, the rapid-fire gun accessories used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, in a ruling…

Economic Forecast &#8211; March 2024

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Opinion

June 15: Weaponization

Editorial cartoons for week of June 9, 2024

In Our View: It’s too soon to answer this I-5 Bridge question

Westneat: The millionaires next door

Letter: Vancouver should vote by district

Letter: Proud of our Class of 2024

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