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Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground mulls annexing ‘islands’

Battle Ground could soon move forward with plans to annex at least some properties into the city.
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Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver lacks tools to hit ambitious 2040 carbon goal

The Vancouver City Council sat through hourslong workshops Monday to discuss the future of the city’s “leading edge” climate resiliency plan and housing developments.
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More candidates file for 3rd District, Clark County sheriff, legislative races

Day 2 of filing week for the August primary and November general election saw several more candidates entering races.
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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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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…


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…


A voter drops off a ballot at a box in Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, May, 17, 2022. The state is holding its primary elections.

2 Congressional races get attention in Oregon primary

Two congressional races are getting national attention in Oregon’s primary election Tuesday and a ballot issue in a key county in the vote-by-mail state created…

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Columbia River's Alexander Brown, right, heads the ball at the goal as WF West's Hayden Sciera, left, and Ezra Bolin, center defend in the first round of the Class 2A state playoffs.

Columbia River soccer relishes return to state tournament, rolls past W.F. West 5-1

Nate Bertolino, Alex Harris score two goals each in Rapids' first state game since 2019


Alison Dreith puts her head in her hand as she realizes she has to turn away a client from Texas, while working from home on Thursday, April 14, 2022, in southern Illinois. Dreith works remotely for the Midwest Access Coalition, which pays for "practical support" for women seeking abortions. That includes things like air fare, gas money, hotel rooms or child care. High demand from women in Texas, which has restricted abortion, has caused MAC to have to send those clients to other support organizations. "It's sad," she says. "It just breaks your heart when you feel like you're the ones set up to take care of them and then you can't....

Abortion resistance braces for demands of a post-Roe future

The day’s first caller begged for help to cross state lines and end her pregnancy. “Please,” the woman from Texas said in her voicemail. “Anything…

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Will nonpartisan be nonissue in Clark County races?

Candidates for Clark County Council, local political organizations weigh in on how elimination of party affiliation may affect races

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