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A vessel named the Agios Nikolas receives a load of red wheat as it stops at United Grain Corporation on the Port of Vancouver campus on its way to Vietnam in 2021.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files)

Port of Vancouver officials confident as they OK $77.9M budget for 2023

Port of Vancouver officials expressed confidence for the future in the face of uncertain economic times as they approved a $77.9 million budget for 2023.
Clark County Business
Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida was accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020. The jury convicted him of second-degree manslaughter.

Vancouver man sentenced to 27 months in death of daughter, gets credit for time served

A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison but will receive credit for time served in the death of his infant daughter.
Courts & Crime
Thanksgiving may be over, but it's still stuffing season. Here's how I make cornbread dressing.

Mom’s recipe, my way: Cornbread dressing

Thanksgiving may have passed, but stuffing season is not over. This sweet-and-savory side dish has been around since the Roman Empire, used by a chef named Apicius to stuff roasted…
Life
Don Benton

Benton requests partial recount in Clark County Council District 5 race

Former state Sen. Don Benton isn’t ready give up on his bid for the Clark County Council just yet. Earlier this week, Benton formally requested a partial recount in the…
Clark County Politics

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Vancouver body armor company owner faces federal charges in safety records case

The owner of a Vancouver-based body armor company is facing a federal wire fraud allegation after investigators say he forged safety test records and falsely…

Business

FILE - A worker rides a rail car at a BNSF rail crossing in Saginaw, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. Most railroad workers weren't surprised that Congress intervened this week to block a railroad strike, but they were disappointed because they say the deals lawmakers imposed didn't do enough to address their quality of life concerns about demanding schedules and the lack of paid sick time.

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

When BNSF railroad conductor Justin Schaaf needed to take time off from work this summer, he had to make a choice: go to the dentist…

Northwest

FILE - Officers investigate the deaths of four University of Idaho students at an apartment complex south of campus on Nov. 14, 2022, in Moscow, Idaho. It's been nearly three weeks since four University of Idaho students were found stabbed to death in a home near campus, but there are still more questions than answers surrounding the investigation.

EXPLAINER: Deaths of 4 Idaho students fuel online sleuths

The deaths of four University of Idaho students nearly three weeks ago has riled up thousands of would-be armchair sleuths, many of whom are posting…

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Sports

Hudson’s Bay junior Alana Stephens, center, celebrates after teammate Promise Bond, right, made a basket and drew a foul in a non-league game against Prairie on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Hudson’s Bay High School.

Hudson’s Bay girls basketball team strives to continue the ‘Bay Way’

Revamped Eagles team under first-year head coach Alexis Gleason earn win over Prairie in season opener

Politics

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves as he arrives for a news conference at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, on Key Biscayne, Fla. The Governor announced increased funding for the environmental protection of Biscayne Bay.

DeSantis 2024 prospects prompt Fla. lawmakers to review law

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may need some help from the state Legislature if he proceeds with a highly anticipated bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

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A fish, possibly a summer steelhead or coho salmon, attempts to leap Lucia Falls.

Last call for salmon on Southwest Washington rivers

Local rivers have been full of fall salmon over the last three months, and we are now in the last weeks of the action. Late…

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