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Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler has fallen behind challenger Joe Kent, also a Republican, in primary results for the 3rd District race.

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes; Perez will face Kent for the 3rd District

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler conceded her reelection race Tuesday, making her the first incumbent to be defeated in the 3rd Congressional District since 1994.
Clark County Politics
Bob Kyte, a volunteer for the Southwest Washington Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, chats with Gwen Swenson, a resident at Bonaventure of Vancouver.  Kyte mainly visits residents and gets to know them. But his purpose is to be an advocate if any of his residents feel that their rights are being violated. However, volunteers only act to resolve a complaint if a resident expressly asks them to do so.

Vancouver volunteer makes impact as long-term care advocate

After Bob Kyte retired from his long career as a business executive, he wanted to volunteer somewhere where he could help people.
Health
A Public Works open house showcased changes proposed for the Northeast 179th Street and Northeast 50th Avenue intersection.  The intersection is part of a larger project planned for 179th Street to accommodate increased growth and traffic in the area.

Clark County Public Works meeting set for 179th Street project

Clark County Public Works is hosting an open house on the planned 179th Street corridor road improvements at 6 p.m. Thursday. County residents can attend the open house virtually or…
Politics
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 Amboy.
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Brent Luyster III makes his way into the courtroom for opening statements in his murder trial Aug. 2 at the Clark County Courthouse. Luyster, who is the son of convicted triple murderer Brent Luyster, is accused of fatally stabbing his stepfather in May 2021 at an Amboy apartment.

Luyster III testifies he feared stepdad would kill him

Brent Luyster III testified Monday in his second-degree murder trial that he thought he was going to die if he didn’t stab his stepfather during…

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

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…

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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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Editorial cartoons for week of Aug. 7

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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