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Georgia Paige Jones, a 2-year-old Battle Ground girl, drowned Saturday evening at Lewisville Regional Park.

Battle Ground girl, 2, drowns at Lewisville Regional Park

A 2-year-old Battle Ground girl drowned Saturday evening at Lewisville Regional Park after she wandered away from her family.
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Defense attorney Shon Bogar, left, joins defendant Zachery Hansen during his attempted murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse on Monday morning. Hansen was accused of loosening the lug nuts on his former partner's tires while she had their 4-year-old daughter in the car. On Tuesday, the judge acquitted Hansen of two counts each of second-degree attempted murder and first-degree attempted assault but found him guilty of two counts of second-degree attempted assault.

Man convicted of attempted assault in Vancouver car tampering

An Ariel man on trial for loosening the lug nuts on the tires of his former partner’s car was acquitted Tuesday of two counts each of second-degree attempted murder and…
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Vancouver Bicycle Club President Joe Cote and club member June Yamrick review bike safety during a Road Cycling 101 session in spring 2021.

Cycling activities are on a roll in Clark County

Two of the Vancouver Bicycle Club’s signature activities are back for 2022. Tuesday night Road Cycling 101 sessions will build your skills and your comfort with riding on city streets.…
A new type of cottage community called "Posh Pockets" is coming to Vancouver next year, allowing homeowners to experience a smaller high-quality home in a more tight-knit communal living.

‘Posh Pockets’ cottage community coming soon to Clark County

A new type of cottage community called “Posh Pockets” is coming to Vancouver next year, allowing homeowners to experience a smaller high-quality home in a more tight-knit communal living.
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Man accused of breaking into occupied Vancouver apartment

A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he kicked open someone’s front door, entered the unit and barricaded himself inside at an east Vancouver…


FILE - Part of the Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., on Monday, April 25, 2022. The Tesla CEO gave the strongest hint yet Monday, May 16, 2022, that he would like to pay less for Twitter than his $44 billion offer made the previous month.

Musk wars with Twitter over his buyout deal – on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised that taking over Twitter would enable him to rid the social media platform of its annoying “spam bots." Now he's…


FILE - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and his wife, Tracey Wasden, attend the Inaugural Procession and Ball on Jan. 5, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. Wasden is seeking a sixth term as state attorney general. Idaho's primary elections are Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

5-term Idaho attorney general in tough GOP primary battle

Idaho’s five-term Republican attorney general has handled his duties in the deeply conservative state for 20 years with a strategy he describes as calling legal…

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Unlimited Hydroplanes can reach up to 200 miles per hour. Four of the boats are scheduled to practice on the Columbia River in Vancouver on Friday.

Community Notebook: Unlimited Hydroplanes to practice Friday on Columbia River

The Columbia River is about to get a whole lot louder. Four H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes are scheduled to conduct a preseason practice session on Friday.


President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden pay their respects to the victims of Saturday's shooting at a memorial across the street from the TOPS Market in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

In Buffalo, Biden to confront the racism he’s vowed to fight

President Joe Biden mourned with Buffalo’s grieving families on Tuesday, then exhorted the nation to reject what he angrily labeled the poison of white supremacy.…

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