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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Sept. 26, 2023

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Leslie Lewallen announced she is running for the 3rd District congressional seat held by Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez.

New GOP contender — a Camas city councilor — complicates Republican attempt to win back WA congressional seat

Republicans are desperate to recapture the southwest Washington congressional seat they lost in 2022. But first they must settle who will carry the GOP torch into battle against Democratic U.S.…
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Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik holds a photo of defendant Guillermo Raya Leon on Monday during the prosecution's closing arguments in Raya Leon's murder trial at the Clark County Courthouse.

Jury set to deliberate in trial of man accused of killing Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown

Attorneys gave closing arguments Monday in the aggravated murder trial of the Salem, Ore., man accused of fatally shooting Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown.
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Seton Catholic sophomore Teddy Wieczorek, center, dives through Stevenson senior Jordan Waymire, left, and Stevenson junior Kasen Polzel, right, for a touchdown Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, during the Cougars’ 59-0 win against Stevenson at Seton Catholic High School.

Incident in Seton-Stevenson football game brought to WIAA’s attention

Officials from Seton Catholic and Stevenson high schools are looking into an incident on video from last Friday’s football game — and now have gotten the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association…
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Vancouver woman sentenced for helping boyfriend flee shooting of estranged husband

A Vancouver woman was sentenced Monday to spend 30 days on the county work crew for helping her boyfriend flee a March shooting at a Hazel Dell apartment complex.
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Two-alarm fire strikes east Vancouver apartment complex

A two-alarm fire that 911 callers said may have started with an explosion heavily damaged a building at the Alder Creek Apartments in east Vancouver…


FILE - An Amtrak train departs 30th Street Station in Philadelphia on Oct. 27, 2021. The Biden administration announced Monday, Sept. 25, 2023, that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law.

Biden administration announces $1.4 billion to improve rail safety and boost capacity in 35 states

The Biden administration announced Monday that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of…


King County Council Member Dave Upthegrove is a candidate for Commissioner of Public Lands in 2024. Here he is at the Renton Highlands Library, Feb. 7, 2020.

Washington Lands commissioner race gets even more crowded as Dave Upthegrove jumps in

King County Council Member Dave Upthegrove entered the race for Washington Commissioner of Public Lands on Monday, becoming the fifth Democratic candidate vying for the…

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FILE - Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is surrounded by reporters looking for updates on plans to fund the government and avert a shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/J.

Congress is moving into crisis mode as time runs short to avoid a government shutdown

With a government shutdown five days away, Congress is moving into crisis mode as Speaker Kevin McCarthy faces an insurgency from hard-right Republicans eager to…

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The Vantage Bridge carries Interstate 90 across the Columbia River near Vantage at dusk in February 2018.

Is a new Columbia River Treaty treaty on tap?

Since 1961, the U.S. and Canada have worked together to manage dams in the Columbia River Basin, but this arrangement may change in September 2024.

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FILE - COVID-19 antigen home tests indicating a positive result are photographed in New York, April 5, 2023. The Biden administration has announced that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household.

Free at-home COVID tests are back. Here’s how to order

Starting Monday, Washingtonians can once again order free at-home COVID-19 tests to be delivered straight to their homes.


The Milky Way can be viewed in the night sky within the Boulder City, Nevada limits, as seen on Thursday, July 20, 2023.

Nevada communities combat light pollution

Las Vegas is a city that never sleeps, and neither do its glittering lights.

Nation / World

A vehicle drives past a memorial for 5-year-old Allie Hart, who was struck and killed in 2021 by a driver while riding her bicycle in a crosswalk, Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, in Washington.

New cars are supposed to be getting safer. So why are fatalities on the rise?

Alyssa Milligan was someone who intuitively knew when another person needed help, encouragement or a kind word. Although she was new to Tennessee, the 23-year…

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Editorial cartoons for week of Sept.25

In Our View: State should make exception for local farm

Crisp: U.S. has choice in death penalty

Letter: Salmon resource is mismanaged

Letter: Punishment works in war on drugs

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