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Jenny Bevard stands in her wellness room that she created after being diagnosed with long COVID as a space to focus on both her mental and physical health.

Faces of long COVID: Two Vancouver women struggle with symptoms for months, years

In the beginning of 2020, Jenny Bevard, 45, was working as an emergency room tech in Clark County.
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The Meridian, a 46-unit permanent supportive housing complex in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood, opened last summer for people exiting homelessness. Residents are encouraged, but not required, to use its on-site services.

Permanent supportive housing is one answer to Clark County homelessness

It took Troy Leichner a while to stop collecting things.
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These images show the city of Camas' redesigned Riverside Bowl Skatepark, set to open this summer. The Port of Camas-Washougal wants to develop a small commercial hub at the site.

Port plans commercial hub at Camas’ Riverside Bowl Skatepark

The Port of Camas-Washougal has launched an effort to develop a small commercial hub at the site of the city of Camas’ revamped Riverside Bowl Skatepark.
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Compressed air is forced into these large settling tanks so naturally occurring microbes can thrive and break down unwanted organic chemicals in the water.

How Vancouver’s wastewater goes from stinky to sanitary

If you tracked one drop of water through Vancouver’s Marine Park Wastewater Treatment Plant, you’d find that it takes about eight hours to go from raw sewage to reasonably clean.
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Kirkland C. Warren, 28, appeared Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of tampering with a witness, violating a no-contact order and unlawful possession of a firearm.

‘Person of interest’ in disappearance of Vancouver woman, girl charged in 2017 murder in Arkansas

The man charged in a drive-by shooting at his former girlfriend’s Vancouver apartment and implicated in her and her daughter’s disappearances is also accused of…


FILE - An Amazon logo appears on a delivery van, Oct. 1, 2020, in Boston. Amazon plans to eliminate 9,000 more jobs in the next few weeks, the company's CEO Andy Jassy said in a memo to staff on Monday, March 20, 2023. The job cuts would mark the second largest round of layoffs in the company's history, adding to the 18,000 employees the company said it would lay off in January.

His parents died. Then Amazon fired him for seeking time off, a worker’s suit alleges

An Amazon worker at a Bakersfield, California, warehouse alleges the company fired him last month for seeking time off to grieve his parents’ deaths, according…


The Seattle Bus Tunnel, constructed between 1987 and 1990, carries public transit below the downtown corridor.

Seattle’s bleak downtown light-rail stations have nowhere to go but up

Thousands of passengers who enter the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel learned a while ago to sidestep broken escalators marked by yellow barricades, avoid the fentanyl…

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Faizah Ford of Battle Ground hits the sand on her way to winning the girls triple jump at the Tiger Relays at Battle Ground High School on Saturday, March 25, 2023.

Prep highlights: Skyview’s Ntekpere a triple winner at Tiger Relays

Skyview’s Emem Ntekpere won three events — the girls 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and the high jump — to shine at the Tiger Relays track…


Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA) speaks during a rally to highlight the efforts of Congressional Democrats to legislate against climate change outside the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

2022 vote studies: Proxies helped keep participation at record pace

A year after setting a record for vote participation, thanks largely to a pandemic-driven House rule allowing members to delegate someone else to vote for…

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A small memorial is seen Thursday afternoon along Wooding Road in Washougal. Authorities found two bodies, believed to be those of Meshay "Karmen" Melendez and her daughter, Layla Stewart, in a brushy area farther down the road Wednesday.

Questions over lack of GPS monitoring after bodies of Vancouver mom, daughter found

Many questions remain as the police investigation continues into the deaths of 27-year-old Meshay “Karmen” Melendez and her 7-year-old daughter, Layla Stewart.

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Proposed legislation in Missouri calls for allowing felony charges against health care staffing agencies that substantially raise their prices during a declared emergency.

Temp nurses cost hospitals big during pandemic. Lawmakers are now mulling limits

To crack down on price gouging, proposed legislation in Missouri calls for allowing felony charges against health care staffing agencies that substantially raise their prices…


After World War II, several surplus Mustang F-51 fighters like this one were assigned to the Oregon Air National Guard. One spun into Vancouver Lake in 1951, nearly causing a news blackout. During the lake's dredging, olive-drab airplane parts were recovered thirty years later. Mysteriously they belonged to an Aircobra P-39.

Clark County History: Crashes into Vancouver Lake

Like its deeper, bigger cousin, the Pacific Ocean, shallow Vancouver Lake doesn’t give up dead airplanes easily. The depth of the Pacific embraces them, but…

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A truck arrives with more than 700,000 petition signatures in an effort to recall Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon to be submitted to the County of Los Angeles Registrar Recorder/County Clerk office on July 6, 2022, in Norwalk, California.

Signatures of hundreds of dead people were found in D.A. Gascon recall petition

More than 300 signatures in a petition to recall Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon last year belonged to dead people, according to the…

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In Our View: Preschoolers’ learning loss concern for us all

Jayne: Will capital gains also be our loss?

Baker: Treat the internet like rest of media

Westneat: What’s up with Wahkiakum?

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