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The Council for the Homeless website.

Many wonder how to pay rent as end of eviction moratorium looms

David Poland doesn’t know how he’s going to pay his November rent.
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Derik Ford.

Former Washougal mayoral candidate dies

Derik Ford, the former Washougal mayoral candidate, has died, according to the Washougal Police Department.
Clark County News
Michelle Belkot and Sandra Zavala-Ortega

Vancouver Public Schools board incumbents face challengers

Two incumbents on the Vancouver Public Schools’ Board of Directors are facing reelection this fall. General election ballots were mailed Friday.
Politics
Tim Tran and his wife-to-be, Thuy (now Cathy), enjoy a typical, informal American pleasure at Pacific University in 1971: watching a pie-eating contest.

Tim Tran of Camas escaped from Vietnam to find success in the U.S.

Tim Tran watched the United States’ chaotic exit from Afghanistan with alarm, disappointment and recognition.
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Sports

Washington State running back Max Borghi, center right, runs for a touchdown as Stanford linebacker Andres Fox defends during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 34-31.

Borghi leads Washington State over Stanford, 34-31

Max Borghi scored on a 2-yard run with 1:30 left in the game as Washington State came back to beat Stanford 34-31 on Saturday in…

Politics

President Joe Biden speaks during a ceremony, honoring fallen law enforcement officers at the 40th annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.

Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police

Framed by the Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute Saturday to fallen law enforcement officers and honored those who fought off the Jan. 6 insurrection…

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Aarondeep Johal, 32, makes a first appearance via video Monday in Clark County Superior Court in an attempted murder and kidnapping case involving his girlfriend.

Ridgefield man held on $1M bail, accused of kidnapping, attempted murder

A Ridgefield man is being held on $1 million bail after allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend as she sought help at a Vancouver convenience store, assaulting…

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Health

Rose Jatta pulls her boat into the estuary waters as she looks for fish traps she had set up earlier in the mangrove of the Gambia river in Serrekunda, Gambia, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. As health officials in Gambia and across Africa urge women to be vaccinated, they've confronted hesitancy among those of childbearing age. Although data on gender breakdown of vaccine distribution are lacking globally, experts see a growing number of women in Africa's poorest countries consistently missing out on vaccines. Jatta fears the vaccine against COVID-19 could make her ill, leaving her two children without food on the dinner table.

Women left behind: Gender gap emerges in Africa’s vaccines

The health outreach workers who drove past Lama Mballow’s village with a megaphone handed out T-shirts emblazoned with the words: “I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE!”

Life

A sign warns motorists of the closure of Sequoia National Park as the KNP Complex fire threatens the area on Sept. 15, 2021 in Three Rivers, California.

‘Running out of options’: Fight to protect giant sequoias has gotten experimental

As flames from the KNP Complex threatened to race up a steep slope toward the remote Muir Grove of giant sequoias, officials at Sequoia and…

Nation / World

Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, mingles with members of the Gabrieleno/Tongva Tribe, left, including nine-year-old Ellie Morales Recalde, in celebration of Indigenous People's Day, during a gathering of local tribal communities along with Councilmembers Mitch O'Farrell, to the right of Mayor Garcetti, and Kevin de Leon, not pictured, who joined Mayor Eric Garcetti to announce the beginning of a process to rename La Plaza Park informally known as Father Serra Park in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. An Indigenous Cultural Easement will also be created to give local indigenous communities priority access to the park for practice of traditional ceremonies.

Before the Spanish myth: L.A. moves to make amends to Indigenous people

The city of Los Angeles was founded 240 years ago by a group of 44 settlers who had traveled overland from Mexico, or so the…

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

Your Vote: A guide to voting in Washington

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Editorial cartoons for the week of Oct. 10

In Our View: Election recommendations recapped; now vote

Jayne: Election is time to be engaged

Calmes: McConnell relishes role as partisan obstructionist

Other Papers Say: Protect national monuments

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