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Newly sworn-in Clark County Superior Court Judge Tsering Cornell smiles during applause Friday at the Clark County Courthouse. Cornell is Clark County's first Asian American judge.

Clark County swears in its first Asian American judge

A packed courtroom gave Tsering Cornell a standing ovation Friday after she took her oath of office to join Clark County’s Superior Court bench and become the county’s first Asian…
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Man facing charges in Vancouver coffee stand robbery connected to Portland crime spree

Authorities say a Vancouver man who is accused of robbing an east Vancouver coffee stand at gunpoint in February 2019 was also connected to an armed robbery spree in the…
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Bailey Wilkes, left, and her younger sister Sammy play in the sand at Vancouver Lake. At 6 months old, Bailey was diagnosed with severe allergies to more then 20 different kinds of food, including eggs and most kinds of nuts. Now, thanks to a unique program at the Southern California Food Allergy Institute and a grant provided by United Healthcare Children's Foundation, Bailey is on her way to overcoming many of her allergies.

Vancouver girl, 6, improving after grant helps family pay for treatment for severe food allergies

At 6 months old, Bailey Wilkes was diagnosed with life-threatening allergies to more than 20 different types of food, including eggs and most kinds of nuts. For most of her…
Clark County News
Vancouver City Attorney Jonathan Young, left, swears in Jeffrey Mori as the new chief of the Vancouver Police Department on Thursday evening at Vancouver City Hall. Mori previously served as an assistant chief at the agency for three years.

Mori sworn in as Vancouver police chief

It was standing-room only in the council chambers at Vancouver City Hall, with people peering in from the hallway, to watch as Jeffrey Mori was sworn in as Vancouver’s newest…
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Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez is greeted in the dugout after scoring on a sacrifice hit by Abraham Toro against the Oakland Athletics during first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Seattle.

Rodriguez homers as Mariners beat Athletics 8-6

Julio Rodríguez homered for the second day in a row, Cal Raleigh had a two-run triple in the fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat…


Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley talks with Bob and Kathy de Koning, a farming couple from Sioux County, Iowa, Thursday, June 30, 2022, after headlining a fundraiser in northwest Iowa for Republican Rep. Randy Feenstra.

Trump’s vulnerabilities for 2024 mount after new testimony

Stunning new revelations about former President Donald Trump’s fight to overturn the 2020 election have exposed growing political vulnerabilities just as he eyes another presidential…

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Vancouver man added to state insurance commissioner’s most wanted list

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has added a Vancouver man, who failed to appear in court on allegations of insurance fraud, to his office’s most…

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FILE - A Northwell Health registered nurse fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine at a pop up vaccination site the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center, April 8, 2021, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, June 30, 2022 recommended that COVID-19 booster shots be modified to better match more recent variants of the coronavirus.

Tweaked COVID boosters in U.S. must target newer omicron types

U.S. regulators told COVID-19 vaccine makers Thursday that any booster shots tweaked for the fall will have to add protection against the newest omicron relatives.


An orca leaps out of the Salish Sea near San Juan Island.

Washington issues emergency order to protect endangered southern resident killer whales

A mixed bag of encouraging and discouraging news from recent drone photographs has prompted Washington state to issue an emergency order increasing the distance boats…

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An abortion-rights activists holds a sign reading "I am not Ovary-Acting," during the protests outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Washington.

Same-sex couples updating legal status after abortion ruling

Emails and phone calls from same-sex couples, worried about the legal status of their marriages and keeping their children, flooded attorney Sydney Duncan’s office within…

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