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Outsiders Inn Safe Stay location No. 3 opens at 415 W. 11th St., in downtown Vancouver.

Vancouver made homelessness response a ‘clear priority’ with emergency declaration

It’s been eight months since the Vancouver City Council declared homelessness to be a civil emergency. City officials say the decision has ramped up the city’s response.
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Beacon Rock State Park is one of many public lands that waive fees on the Juneteenth federal holiday.

Get outdoors: State and national parks free for Juneteenth; Saturday marks Washington Trails Day

The Juneteenth federal holiday isn’t just a day to ponder the complicated history of our nation — and to celebrate its promise of freedom for all. It’s also a day…
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Ridgefield man dies after motorcycle crash on I-205 in Vancouver

A motorcyclist who crashed on the morning of June 12 on Interstate 205 in Vancouver has died.
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Deputy Bryson Layton, left, of the Clark County Sheriff's Office jokingly talks on his radio as he mimics his dad, Deputy DuWayne Layton, taking a call at his desk June 3 in downtown Vancouver. DuWayne Layton said his son was like his shadow when the 22-year-old was a boy, and they now work together at the sheriff&rsquo;s office.

Young deputy follows in his father’s footsteps at Clark County Sheriff’s Office

When Bryson Layton was a boy, he used to dress up in his father’s worn-out police uniforms. He’d even sleep in them sometimes, his dad…

Business

FILE - Purchases are made in a retail store in Northbrook, Ill., Monday, May 13, 2024. On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for May. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

Retail sales rise a meager 0.1 percent in May from April as still high inflation curbs spending

Consumers barely increased spending in May from April as still high prices on groceries and other necessities and high interest rates curbed spending.

Northwest

FILE - A man hooks a fish on the Snake River in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. The U.S. government on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, acknowledged for the first time the harms that the construction and operation of dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the Pacific Northwest have caused Native American tribes, issuing a report that details how the unprecedented structures devastated salmon runs, inundated villages and burial grounds, and continue to severely curtail the tribes' ability to exercise their treaty fishing rights.

U.S. government, for the first time, details how Northwest dams devastated the region’s Native tribes

The U.S. government on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time the harms that the construction and operation of dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers…

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Sports

Paula Creamer hits out of a bunker during the first round at the Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Sahalee Country Club on June 9, 2016, in Sammamish. The Seattle area will get a taste of major golf this week when the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is played at Sahalee for the second time.

Championship golf returns to the Pacific Northwest

When the U.S. Open came to the Pacific Northwest for the first time nearly a decade ago, golf enthusiasts in the upper left corner of…

Politics

President Joe Biden arrives on Air Force One, Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Biden is returning from a fundraiser in Los Angeles.

Half a million immigrants could eventually get U.S. citizenship under a new plan from Biden

President Joe Biden is taking an expansive election year step to offer relief to potentially hundreds of thousands of immigrants without legal status in the…

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Eight Cow Creamery in Ridgefield mixes an base from Alpenrose with local delicacies.

7 stellar spots to get ice cream this summer around Clark County

Salt & Straw’s arrival at the Vancouver waterfront was cool, but competition for the best ice cream in Clark County is just beginning to heat…

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