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The Washington Capitol Building in Olympia.

What’s next for Washington’s drug possession law?

Washington lawmakers are facing a July deadline to decide whether drug possession will remain a crime in Washington.
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Politics

Clark County organizations participate in Giving Tuesday

Nonprofits across the county, state, nation and world are participating in the 10th annual Giving Tuesday campaign, a day promoting charitable donations on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
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Camas City Hall is pictured April 14, 2020.

Camas City Council divided over taxes

When it comes to collecting revenues that help fund the city’s basic services, the Camas City Council is a house divided.
Politics
Dan Ratermann talks about the work that went into building toys at Affinity at Vancouver. Members of the retirement community built and painted the wooden toys and are donating them to the Children's Center.

Vancouver toymakers bring joy to kids at Children’s Center

Some of Santa’s elves were hard at work this year, building toys for children in Clark County. The toymaker elves at Affinity at Vancouver, a local senior living community, built…
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Artwork of the Interstate Bridge the day tolls are removed, which is decorated with banners celebrating it becoming a free bridge, is pictured from a collection at Clark County Historical Museum on Nov. 18.

Interstate Bridge toll removal starts new chapter

The greatest impromptu celebration in over a decade consumed downtown Vancouver on New Year’s Eve 1928. Cars waiting in anticipation jammed the streets, undeterred by…

Business

Community members, including Walmart employees, gather for a candlelight vigil at Chesapeake City Park in Chesapeake, Va., Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, for the six people killed at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Va., when a manager opened fire with a handgun before an employee meeting last week.

Survivor of Virginia Walmart mass shooting files $50M suit

A Walmart employee who survived last week's mass shooting at a store in Virginia has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the company for allegedly…

Northwest

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks March 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington attorney general seeks $1.5M to combat organized retail crime

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his office is requesting $1.5 million a year from the state Legislature to establish an organized retail crime unit.

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Sports

Washington players celebrate with the Apple Cup Trophy after their 51-33 win against Washington State on Saturday in Pullman.

No. 9 Washington has rooting interest in Pac-12 title game

Kalen DeBoer would much rather be preparing for the Pac-12 championship game than sitting around waiting to find out what the bowl destination will be…

Politics

FILE - An immigrant considered a threat to public safety and national security waits to be processed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at the ICE Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles, after an early morning raid, June 6, 2022. The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute over a blocked Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk.

Supreme Court wrestles with Biden’s deportation policy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a partisan-tinged dispute over a Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportation of people in the country illegally who pose…

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Children wait in line with their families for a chance to ride dinosaurs. There were also bouncy houses, a jeep ride and a fossil dig for children.

Dinosaurs roar to life in Ridgefield

“Hello, there,” bellowed dino trainer Joe Johnson as I walked into the Clark County Event Center on Saturday morning. “Welcome to Jurassic Quest,” he continued,…

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Washington’s flu hospitalizations highest in 10 years

The Washington State Department of Health has reported a rapid rise of flu cases across the state, following nationwide trends. Flu hospitalizations are at the…

Life

A harbor seal looks around in Casco Bay on July 30, 2020, off Portland, Maine.

Facial recognition can help conserve seals, scientists say

Facial recognition technology is mostly associated with uses such as surveillance and the authentication of human faces, but scientists believe they’ve found a new use…

Nation / World

The Ukrainian flag flatters at half mast near the Ukrainian Motherland monument in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022.

Uneasy calm grips Ukraine as West prepares winter aid

An uneasy calm hung over Kyiv on Tuesday as residents of the Ukrainian capital did what they could to prepare for anticipated Russian missile attacks…

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In Our View: Railroad vital to rural needs, development balance

Letter: A win-win for local energy

Letter: Work together on climate

Letter: City council isn’t listening

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