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FILE - Registered pharmacist Sapana Patel holds a bottle of Monkeypox vaccine at a Pop-Up Monkeypox vaccination site on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in West Hollywood, Calif.

Clark County has 3 cases of monkeypox

Clark County now has three cases of human monkeypox virus, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared it a public health emergency. There are a total of 213…
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Health
Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver.

Vancouver biotechnology company Absci announces layoffs

Local biotechnology company Absci’s founder and chief executive Sean McClain announced Tuesday that the company was laying off an undisclosed number of staff.
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Elizabeth N. Snook, 45, appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on a second-degree attempted murder charge. She pleaded not guilty, and her bail was set at $200,000.

Vancouver woman accused of attempted murder; man says she hit him with her car

A Vancouver woman is charged with second-degree attempted murder after a man said she hit him with her car following an argument.
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Clark County News
Smoke rises from a deck fire Wednesday morning in Hazel Dell. Clark County Fire District 6 and Vancouver firefighters extinguished the blaze in about 10 minutes.

Clark County Fire District 6 battles blaze that sent column of smoke into the air

Firefighters extinguished a deck fire Wednesday morning that produced a large column of smoke in Hazel Dell.
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Brent Luyster III rubs his head in shock after he was acquitted of second-degree murder Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court. The jury deliberated for about 2 1/2  hours before returning the not-guilty verdict.

Brent Luyster III found not guilty in stabbing death of stepfather in Amboy

A Clark County Superior Court jury on Tuesday acquitted Brent Luyster III of second-degree murder in the fatal May 2021 stabbing of his stepfather in…

Business

Chick-Fil-A will get some chicken sandwich competition in Vancouver with Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers planning a location on Mill Plain.

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers plans Vancouver location, first in Washington

Clark County’s chicken lovers can rejoice with the addition of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers coming soon to Vancouver.

Northwest

The campus of Washington State University in Pullman.

Top 3 WSU police leaders retire after investigation

The Washington State University police chief and his two top subordinates say they will retire following an internal investigation that concluded they mishandled a complaint…

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Sports

Former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich, fired for failing to comply with a vaccine mandate Monday, intends to take legal action, according to his attorney on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

Washington AG: Former WSU football coach Rolovich files $25M wrongful firing claim

Former Washington State University football coach Nick Rolovich filed a $25 million tort claim in April against the university, alleging he was wrongfully terminated last…

Politics

President Joe Biden signs the "PACT Act of 2022" during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Washington.

Biden signs ‘burn pits’ help for vets, a personal win, too

President Joe Biden, whose elder son Beau died of cancer years after deploying to Iraq, signed legislation on Wednesday expanding federal health care services for…

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Mike Tokito, communications manager for Evergreen Public Schools, looks over the new courtyard area at Wy'East Middle School. Construction is nearing completion at the building and administrators have started to move in.

Wy’east’s wide open spaces in east Vancouver

Just a few short months ago, students said goodbye to the original façade of Wy’east Middle School, one of the oldest middle schools in Clark…

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Dr. Anthony Fauci walks to the mound to throw out the first pitch before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Seattle. Fauci is President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (AP Photo/Ted S.

In Seattle, Fauci talks COVID politics, monkeypox and life in the public eye

In a packed auditorium at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Dr. Anthony Fauci led a conversation Tuesday afternoon about the county’s deep divide around COVID-19,…

Life

A monarch butterfly pauses in a field of goldenrod on Sept. 11, 2020, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature officially categorized the monarch as "endangered" and added it to its red list of threatened species on July 21. (Gene J.

Help save the monarch: Beloved butterfly is in trouble; here’s what gardeners can do for it

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a butterfly. My money says the fluttering insect you’re envisioning has black-veined, reddish-orange wings outlined with white…

Nation / World

This combo of images provided by the Kent County, Mich., Jail. shows Barry Croft Jr., left, and Adam Fox. Jury selection started Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in the second trial of the two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 over their disgust with restrictions early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jury is told 2 men wanted to kidnap Whitmer, start revolt

Two anti-government extremists sought to spark a “second American revolution” by kidnapping Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday, as the government gets…

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In Our View: Democrats’ bill a win for climate, future

Camden: Everyone’s vote is anonymous

Letter: Where are Clark County voters?

Letter: Abortion is not murder

Raising Cane's is coming to town. Which chain restaurant should be next?

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