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Members of the Vancouver Police Department respond to a call of a dead person suspected to have overdosed at a homeless encampment near Hazel Dell on April 4.  At top, Officer Cole Larson of the Vancouver Police Department confiscates a device for smoking fentanyl from a motorist while on patrol April 4.

People are staying homeless for longer than ever before in Clark County — experts say fentanyl is a factor

It was during cleanup of an encampment in east Vancouver two years ago that the city’s homeless response manager realized a dangerous shift had occurred.
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Charles Longshore, author of the Judicial Discretion Act, testifies at a committee hearing while incarcerated at Washington Corrections Center.

Lobbying the Legislature from behind bars

Charles Longshore is the author of a bill Washington lawmakers considered this year that would have allowed judges to review and shorten long prison sentences.
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Mountain Tops class participants work on upper body strength by lifting and carrying kettle bells.

Strenuous, social exercise: Camas’ Mountain Tops promotes fitness for people with developmental disabilities

Healthful exercise can require serious effort and focus, like maintaining yoga’s difficult boat pose, which requires balancing on your bottom while holding up your legs and torso rigidly, forming a…
Clark County Life
Brutal, racist, opportunistic and temperamental, Gen. William S. Harney nearly started a war with Great Britain while he commanded Vancouver Barracks in the years prior to the Civil War.

Clark County history: Gen. Harney, former Vancouver commander, remembered today as a brutal racist

In 2016, the Federal Board of Geographic Names voted to rename South Dakota’s highest point, formerly Harney Peak, as Black Elk Peak. The move was part of re-examining Army Gen.…

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Debbie Kogan of Portland takes in the beauty at Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens while soaking up the sunshine.

Lilac Days are in bloom: Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens in Woodland opens for the season

The historic Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens opens for the season today and will welcome visitors through Mother’s Day.


Shoppers at Albertsons supermarket in Boise.

Kroger, Albertsons — still hoping to merge — agree to sell more stores to satisfy regulators

Supermarket chains Kroger and Albertsons said Monday they will sell more of their stores in an effort to quell the federal government’s concerns about their…


FILE - Texas linebacker Jaylan Ford (41) tries to tackle Washington running back Tylin "Tybo" Rogers (20) during the Sugar Bowl CFP NCAA semifinal college football game, Jan. 1, 2024, in New Orleans. Rogers was arrested Friday, April 5, and charged Tuesday, April 9, with raping two women in Seattle. Court documents say he played in two College Football Playoff games for the school after the allegations were known to the university.

How UW investigates sexual assault allegations

Questions swirled about the University of Washington’s Title IX investigation process after the school’s football player Tylin “Tybo” Rogers was allowed to continue playing while…

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Former president Donald Trump speaks upon arriving at Manhattan criminal court, Monday, April 22, 2024, in New York. Opening statements in Donald Trump&rsquo;s historic hush money trial are set to begin. Trump is accused of falsifying internal business records as part of an alleged scheme to bury stories he thought might hurt his presidential campaign in 2016.

Trump tried to ‘corrupt’ the 2016 election, prosecutor alleges as hush money trial gets underway

Donald Trump "orchestrated a criminal scheme to corrupt” the 2016 presidential election when he conspired to prevent damaging stories about his personal life from becoming…

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Battle Ground boy accused of assaulting mother with knife, kitchen pan

A Battle Ground mother was briefly knocked unconscious Thursday morning after her juvenile son allegedly assaulted her with a knife and a kitchen pan.

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FILE - A security guard waves for journalists to clear the road after a convoy carrying the World Health Organization team entered the Huanan Seafood Market on the third day of a field visit in Wuhan in central China&rsquo;s Hubei province on Jan. 31, 2021. The hunt for COVID-19 origins has gone dark in China. An AP investigation drawing on thousands of pages of undisclosed emails and documents and dozens of interviews found feuding officials and fear of blame ended meaningful Chinese and international efforts to trace the virus almost as soon as they began, despite years of public statements to the contrary.

Toxic: How the search for the origins of COVID-19 turned politically poisonous

The hunt for the origins of COVID-19 has gone dark in China, the victim of political infighting after a series of stalled and thwarted attempts…


From left, Eddie Vedder, Matt Cameron and Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam perform onstage in Hyde Park on July 8, 2022, in London.

Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard on ‘Dark Matter’ album, upcoming tour

In some ways, it’s hard to believe it’s been six years since Pearl Jam last played Seattle, when their ballyhooed Home Shows drummed up more…

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People walk by a mural in downtown Flint, Mich., Monday, March 25, 2024.

Children of Flint water crisis make change as young environmental and health activists

Their childhood memories are still vivid: warnings against drinking or cooking with tap water, enduring long lines for cases of water, washing from buckets filled…

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Wilkinson: Biden closing sacred portal into U.S. gun culture

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Leubsdorf: Biden walks fine line in backing Israel while crititcizing its leader

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