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The Columbia Palisades development, as seen from the bluff that lines the northern and eastern sides of the site. The eastern half of the former Fisher Quarry is poised to become a major development hub along the 192nd Avenue corridor.  At top, Romano Capital recently wrapped up work on the Westridge apartment complex, one of four projects that the company has been working on within the 192nd Avenue corridor. Company President Kess Romano said he sees the eastern corridor and Ridgefield as Clark County's two biggest development hot spots at the moment.

Vancouver’s 192nd corridor reimagined

Commercial buildings and subdivisions line most of the length of 192nd Avenue today, but as recently as 30 years ago, none of that bustling corridor existed — not even the…
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Clark County reports 156 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths since Friday

Clark County recorded 156 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths since Friday, according to Clark County Public Health. The data released Monday included a new tally counting probable cases. 
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Leah Griffin, a sexual assault victim advocate who is working closely with  Rep. Tina Orwall to clear Washington state's backlog of rape kits, photographed at her home in White Center on March 31, 2021. (Matt M.

Washington pushes beyond clearing sexual assault evidence kits

Turned away at the hospital, all but ignored at the police station and her case ultimately dismissed despite internal injuries and evidence of drugs in her system, Seattle resident Leah…
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Mechanic Jeremy O'Hearn welds a part at Vigor Industrial in Vancouver in 2019. The Vancouver shipyard is partnering with Clark College on a welding program starting the summer term.

Clark College, Vigor partner on welding program

Behind a partnership with Vigor Industrial’s Vancouver shipyard, Clark College’s welding facility will launch a six-credit marine and pipe welding course starting in the summer…

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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, people walk near a Microsoft office in New York. Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth $19.7 billion including debt.  (AP Photo/Swayne B.

Microsoft buying speech recognition firm Nuance in $16B deal

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about $16 billion.

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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Hunter Maltz, a fish technician for the Yurok tribe, pushes a jet boat into the low water of the Klamath River at the confluence of the Klamath River and Blue Creek as Keith Parker, as a Yurok tribal fisheries biologist, watches near Klamath, Calif., in Humboldt County. One of the worst droughts in memory in the massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds of farmers this summer to sustain endangered fish species critical to local tribes. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees water allocations in the federally owned Klamath Project, is expected to announce this week how the season's water will be divvied up after delaying the decision a month.

Tensions rise in water battle along Oregon-California line

One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border could mean steep cuts to irrigation water for hundreds…

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