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Tammi Bell, foreground with black sweater, mother of Kevin Peterson Jr., joins his father, Kevin Peterson Sr., black hat, and other family members during a press conference as they announce a lawsuit against the Clark County Sheriff's Office after the 21-year-old Black man was shot in 2020, as seen at the Aero Club on Thursday afternoon, May 26, 2022.

Kevin Peterson wrongful death lawsuit against Clark County will move forward

A federal judge Thursday denied Clark County’s motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Kevin Peterson Jr., a 21-year-old Black man who was shot and…
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Pete DuBois, a Clark County Public Health senior environmental outreach specialist and compost guru, begins aerating composting piles, a key part of maintaining a healthy pile, at the 78th Street Heritage Farm in Hazel Dell.

Clark County composting guru: Keeping food waste out of landfills an easy way to fight climate change

Composting food scraps, yard debris an easy way to fight climate change
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Outsiders Inn coordinates daily meal trains at the Outpost Safe Stay Community and St. Paul Shelter for people experiencing homelessness. Crystal Drake, client outreach specialist, talks with client Doc Kerr.

Vancouver to spend an extra $1.4 million for staffing at two Safe Stay Communities

The Vancouver City Council agreed Monday to spend an extra $1.4 million on two Safe Stay Communities over the next year amid concerns of staff burnout and insufficient pay.
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Vancouver resident Mike Myers, who recently recovered the drag car he raced in his 20s, says handling these rocket-like vehicles is more about aiming than driving.

Rebuilt for speed: Vancouver man reunites with racing car after 45 years

Mike Myers last raced his drag car on Jan. 1, 1978. He sold it soon afterward.

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An incarcerated fire crew member assists with a controlled burn in this undated photo.

Plan to move Larch Corrections Center firefighters to Longview on hold

The Washington Department of Corrections says it will hold off on moving Larch Corrections Center firefighters to a reentry center in Longview when the minimum-security…


Sami Jo Difuntorum, Cultural Preservation Officer, Shasta Indian Nation, looks out on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, at a reservoir from Copco 1 damn, that will be drawn down next year as part of the largest dam removal project in United States history. The Shasta Indian Nation hopes to reclaim some of its land which was flooded when the dams were built a century ago.

Things to know about the Klamath River dam removal project, the largest in U.S. history

The largest dam removal project in United States history is underway along the California-Oregon border.


Karin Engstrom, 82, poses for photos at home, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, in Seattle. Engstrom recently had student loans forgiven. She's one of 804,000 borrowers who will have a total of $39 billion forgiven under a one-time adjustment granted by the Biden administration.

804,000 long-term borrowers are having their student loans forgiven before payments resume this fall

Karin Engstrom thought she’d be paying off her federal student loans for the rest of her life. The 82-year-old was shocked when she logged on…

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Seattle Mariners' J.P. Crawford, right, celebrates his game-winning, two-run double with Luis Torrens (22) against the Texas Rangers during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, in Seattle.

Crawford’s 2-out hit in ninth lifts Mariners past Rangers 3-2

J.P. Crawford lined a two-run double with two out in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners to a 3-2 win over Texas on Thursday…


FILE - Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., listens as the Senate Judiciary Committee begins debate on Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination for the Supreme Court, in Washington, April 4, 2022.  (AP Photo/J.

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, an advocate for liberal priorities, dies at age 90

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the “Year of the Woman” and broke gender barriers…

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One dead, another injured in east Vancouver apartment fire

One person died and another was injured during a two-alarm fire Monday night at an east Vancouver apartment complex.

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A pharmacist administers a Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine at a drug store, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, in Cypress, Texas. Fall 2023 vaccination season is in full swing, with health officials in the U.S. urging both an updated COVID-19 shot and flu vaccine for most everyone. New this year are vaccines for older adults and women in late pregnancy to guard against another virus named RSV.

What to know as fall vaccinations against COVID, flu and RSV get underway

Updated COVID-19 vaccines may be getting a little easier for adults to find but they’re still frustratingly scarce for young children. Health officials said Thursday…

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FILE - Parker Smith and Hillary Smith hike along a closed road outside Arches National Park in Utah which is closed due to the partial government shutdown, in January 2019. Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park and all five national parks in Utah will remain open if the U.S. government shuts down, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023. Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox say that the parks are important destinations and local communities depend on dollars from visitors.

Gates will be locked and thousands of rangers furloughed at national parks if government shuts down

Entrances to national parks will be blocked and thousands of park rangers will be furloughed if Congress doesn’t reach a budget agreement this weekend, the…

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