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A second arrest has been made in a shooting in a Safeway parking lot in Vancouver that left one person dead.

Second arrest made in fatal shooting outside Vancouver Safeway

A second man was arrested Monday morning in connection with a fatal March 11 shooting outside a Safeway on Mill Plain Boulevard in Vancouver.
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FILE - This Sept. 2015, photo provided by NOAA Fisheries shows an aerial view of adult female Southern Resident killer whale (J16) swimming with her calf (J50). New research suggests that inbreeding may be a key reason that the Pacific Northwest's endangered population of killer whales has failed to recover despite decades of conservation efforts. The so-called "southern resident" population of orcas stands at 73 whales. That's just two more than in 1971, after scores of the whales were captured for display in marine theme parks around the world.

Researchers: Inbreeding a big problem for endangered orcas

People have taken many steps in recent decades to help the Pacific Northwest's endangered killer whales, which have long suffered from starvation, pollution and the legacy of having many of…
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"I just think we have to make sure that people aren't getting injured on the job," Sen. Manka Dhingra, a Democrat representing Redmond, said in an interview. "These are issues that follow individuals for life, and it's challenging for them and it's challenging for employers."  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Hurt at work? Washington lawmakers revive stalled push targeting chronic injuries

Some Washington businesses could face more safety regulations if lawmakers in Olympia succeed in reversing a 20-year-old prohibition on new regulations targeting common workplace injuries.

The price of inflation in Clark County

Rent. Food. Utilities. Education. Just about everything is getting more expensive in Clark County.
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Clockwise right to left, Cindy Eisenman, Dion Gutkind and Melanie Wilson of the East County Citizens Alliance tend to a small "demonstration" garden on state Route 14 close to the Washougal River Road roundabout in January 2023. ECCA members planted the garden to prepare for the 4,000-square-foot wildflower bed they will be planting on the highway later in 2023.

Group makes plan to beautify stretch of Highway 14 in Washougal

First, East County Citizens Alliance volunteers started picking up litter from state Highway 14 between Camas and Washougal. Then, they “adopted” the stretch of road…


As executive director of Furry Friends, Jenn Hutchman has her paws full. From managing staff, facilitating adoptions, to performing intake medical checkups for the shelter's newest tenants.

Working in Clark County: Jenn Hutchman, Furry Friends

For avid readers of the In Your Neighborhood section of the Sunday paper, the name Furry Friends is likely to ring a bell.


FILE - The execution chamber at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution is shown as Security Institution Warden Randy Blades look on in Boise, Idaho on Oct. 20, 2011. A bill that would allow Idaho to kill condemned inmates by firing squad is headed to the governor's desk after passing the Legislature with a veto-proof majority. Firing squads will only be used if the state cannot obtain the drugs needed for lethal injections. (AP Photo/Jessie L.

Idaho OKs veto-proof bill to allow execution by firing squad

Idaho is poised to allow firing squads to execute condemned inmates when the state can't get lethal-injection drugs, under a bill the Legislature passed Monday with a…

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Dragontail Peak rises above frozen Colchuck Lake under bright sunshine in northern Cascade Mountains near Wenatchee, Washington, in April 2017.

Washington volunteer details Colchuck Peak avalanche search-and-rescue effort

“EMERGENCY CALLOUT! Two injured climbers, one broken leg, one unconscious since yesterday at moraine above Colchuck Lake.”


FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2023, March 4, 2023, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. No Republican has done more to restrict abortion rights than Trump. But in the early days of the 2024 presidential contest, no Republican has worked harder to avoid the issue than the former president either. More than his GOP rivals, Trump is sidestepping the polarizing topic just nine months after he celebrated the Supreme Court's stunning decision to strip women's constitutional right to abortion.

Trump silent on abortion as 2024 campaign pushes forward

No elected Republican has done more to restrict abortion rights in the U.S. than Donald Trump.

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Cascade Middle School students wave signs Friday, March 17, 2023, from inside the school fence along 18th Avenue. The student-organized protest was in response to a proposal to eliminate several positions across schools in the Evergreen School District in order to make up a $19 million budget shortfall for the 2023-24 school year.

Cascade Middle students walk out to protest Evergreen district budget cutsvideo icon

Bright blue skies greeted student protesters from Cascade Middle School on Friday morning in Vancouver, as they walked out in protest of $19 million in…

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Rosa Johnson prepares her mobile needle exchange in Reno, Nev., Tuesday, March 7, 2023. With U.S. overdose fatalities at an all-time high, state legislatures are considering tougher penalties for possession of fentanyl, the powerful opioid linked to most of the deaths. Proponents say prosecutors and police need more tools to help with the fight because fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are so deadly, accounting for the majority of U.S. overdose deaths.

With overdoses up, states look at harsher fentanyl penalties

State lawmakers nationwide are responding to the deadliest overdose crisis in U.S. history by pushing harsher penalties for possessing fentanyl and other powerful lab-made opioids…


This image released by Paramount+ shows Patrick Stewart as Picard, left, and Ed Speleers as Jack Crusher in the "No Win Scenario" episode of "Star Trek: Picard."  (Trae Patton/Paramount+ via AP)

‘Star Trek’, swear words and TV characters’ changing mores

For nearly four decades, Jean-Luc Picard of “Star Trek” has largely been presented as genteel, erudite and — at times — quite buttoned up. Yes,…

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Mourners hug each other during the funeral of 29 year old Yana Rikhlitska, a Ukrainian army medic killed in the Bakhmut area, in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Just over a week ago, Yana Rikhlitska was filmed by The Associated Press as she helped treat wounded soldiers in a field hospital of Bakhmut area which has been pulverized as Russia presses a three-sided assault to seize it.

Ukraine: Volunteer specialist doctors run clinics near front

In a cramped municipal building in this former front-line village, its front window boarded up with plywood, a team of volunteer specialist doctors have set…

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March 19: Banking System

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In Our View: Allowing enforcement upholds social structure

Bernstein: GOP cries ‘woke’ to hide party divide

Other Papers Say: New drug bill right approach

Leubsdorf: Pence stands alone

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