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Four Vancouver police officers involved in Jan. 9 fatal shooting in east Vancouver identified

The Vancouver Police Department identified four officers Monday who were involved in the fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man on Jan. 9 at an east Vancouver mobile home park.
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The vancouver Fire Department responded to a house fire in the Country-Side Woods neighborhood on Monday morning.

Fire department battles blaze in east Vancouver

Two vehicles caught fire in a garage blaze that damaged an east Vancouver home on Monday morning.
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Camas School Board OKs 3-year contract for new superintendent

The Camas School Board has secured a three-year contract with the school district’s new superintendent, John Anzalone.
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Companies bringing employees back to work have to operate amid the COVID pandemic. United Grain Corporation had a station for COVID-19 protections, including a non-contact temperature measuring system at its corporate office.

Clark County’s 2022 business model: Here & There

It was close to a year ago when the leadership at Vancouver’s AHA Marketing made a bold announcement: The company would continue to operate as a hybrid office indefinitely, with…
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Miranda Harvey, 15, left, and Samantha Woehler, 17, center, both of Vancouver, hold a tree while Friends of Trees corporate and business relations specialist Sam Erman widens a hole Saturday in Vancouver. Volunteers with the Portland-based Friends of Trees organization spent the morning planting some 75 trees all over central Vancouver.

Friends of Trees helps Vancouver toward goal of planting 1,500 new trees in 2022

Central Vancouver grew a little greener on Saturday, as volunteers with Friends of Trees spent the morning planting more than 75 trees in yards across…

Business

Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to manufacture the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport.

Boeing is boycotting local aerospace suppliers group

Boeing has acrimoniously exited the Washington trade group representing aerospace companies and is boycotting the organization’s annual suppliers conference scheduled for next month in Lynnwood.

Northwest

This combination of satellite images taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption of the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Before Tonga went quiet: Washington woman was texting with her sister as the tsunami surged

On Friday at 8:58 p.m. the first text arrived from her sister in Tonga. It was 5:58 p.m. Saturday over there.

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Sports

Prairie's Yana Paskar throws Union's Grace Strong at the Norm Friehauf Clark County Championships on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Skyview High School.

Prairie girls dominate on way to Clark County wrestling title

Prairie girls and Union boys captured team titles at the Clark County Wrestling Championhships on Saturday at Skyview High School.

Politics

FILE - Tuskegee airman Charles McGee and his great grandson Iain Lanphier react as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. McGee, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. He was 102.

Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars and later helped to bring attention to the Black pilots who…

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A worker at a drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic in Puyallup puts a nose swab into a tube of liquid. People who think they may have COVID-19 are urged to visit testing sites, not emergency rooms, to get a test. (Ted S.

Clark County health officials offer guidelines for what to do if you think you have omicron

Clark County hospitals are slammed with people testing positive for COVID-19, and public health officials worry that they will soon be overwhelmed.

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Health

FILE - People wait in line at a COVID-19 testing site in Times Square, New York, Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Scientists are warning that omicron's lightning-fast spread across the globe practically ensures it won't be the last worrisome coronavirus variant. And there's no guarantee the next ones will cause milder illness or that vaccines will work against them.

Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists say

Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind advance practically ensures it won’t be the last version of the coronavirus to…

Life

Celine Dion announces Courage World Tour — set to kick-off on Sept. 18 — during a special live event at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 3 in Los Angeles.

Celine Dion cancels twice-rescheduled March Tacoma Dome concert, citing health concerns

Celine Dion announced Saturday the the rest of her North American tour, including a date in Tacoma, was canceled due to recent muscle spasms.

Nation / World

This Oct. 13, 2021, photo shows Albert Horner, a longtime nature photographer in New Jersey's Pinelands region, holding a map of areas that have sustained damage from illegal vehicle use in the woods in Shamong, N.J. Hikers and environmentalists who use New Jersey's Pinelands say the state is not doing enough to protect the fragile woodlands from damage from illegally used off-road vehicles.

Pinelands lovers: N.J. not saving forests from vehicle damage

Advocates for New Jersey’s ecologically sensitive Pinelands region say the state is not doing nearly enough to protect the fragile woodlands from damage caused by…

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Editorial Cartoons for the week of Jan. 9

In Our View: Sports gambling legislation needs adjustments

Pitts: GOP should stop misrepresenting King’s words

Other Papers Say: Act on power lines’ fire risks

Leubsdorf: Biggest problem is still virus

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