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Tyler Chandler, bottom right, holds Soul Lone Bear, 7, of Vancouver, on his shoulders for a photo Friday at Esther Short Park.

Return of Vancouver’s tree lighting reignites a holiday tradition

Hundreds of people braved the rain and cold Friday evening to welcome the holiday season at The Rotary Community Tree Lighting celebration in Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver. After…
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Roses adorn crosses at a makeshift memorial for the victims of a mass shooting at Club Q, gay nightclub, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Vancouver pastor condemned for anti-LGBTQ sermon

The pastor for Vancouver’s Sure Foundation Baptist Church is drawing online condemnation after a Tuesday sermon during which he said “it’s a good thing” five people were killed in a…
Clark County News
Clark County sheriff's deputies are investigating after employees at 7-Eleven stores in Hazel Dell and Orchards reported finding credit card skimmers -- a device installed on card readers that collects card information -- on their card readers Friday.

7-Eleven Stores report finding credit card skimmers

Clark County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after employees at 7-Eleven stores in Hazel Dell and Orchards reported finding credit card skimmers on their card readers Friday.
Courts & Crime
Katie Atkinson of the Greater Vancouver Chamber, left, talks with barista Sasha Glazyrin as she redeems her Grow the (360) gift certificate at Relevant Coffee in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

Greater Vancouver Chamber’s Grow the (360) program aims to boost local businesses

As Janet Kenefsky works on her computer, she checks on her Grow the (360) gift certificate program. Grow the (360) enables consumers to buy gift certificates that can be redeemed…
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Battle Ground City Hall.

Battle Ground City Council OKs 1% property tax increase

Battle Ground’s city council on Monday approved taking the 1 percent annual property tax rate increase allowed by state law.

Business

In order to meet the state's clean energy regulations, Clark Public Utilities has partnered up with Pend Oreille Public Utility District to acquire hydropower from the Box Canyon Dam in Eastern Washington.

Clark Public Utilities signs deal to buy 10% of its energy from Eastern Washington dam

More than 400 miles from Vancouver in a narrow canyon near Washington’s Canadian border, turbines spin at the Box Canyon Dam, creating energy that once…

Northwest

Lawmakers meet on the Senate floor, Thursday, March 10, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington lawmakers were wrapping up their work Thursday with final votes on a supplemental state budget and a transportation revenue package before planning to adjourn the legislative session. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington Legislature makeup, leadership almost finalized ahead of 2023 session

Not much will change in the Washington state Legislature next session, despite hopes from Republicans that they could take control of at least one chamber.

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Sports

Portland Trail Blazers forward Jerami Grant (9) drives against New York Knicks forward Obi Toppin during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in New York.

Grant scores 44 as Blazers beat Knicks 132-129 in OT

Jerami Grant scored a career-high 44 points, Anfernee Simons had 38 and the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the New York Knicks 132-129 in overtime on…

Politics

FILE - A voter drops off her ballot at a drop box, Nov. 7, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. Fears of aggressive poll watchers sowing chaos at polling stations or conservative groups trying to intimidate votes didn't materialize on Election Day as many election officials and voting rights experts had feared. Voting proceeded smoothly across most of the U.S., with a few exceptions of scattered disruptions.

Midterms free of feared chaos as voting experts look to 2024

Before Election Day, anxiety mounted over potential chaos at the polls.

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Clam digging south of the Oysterville approach at the northern end of Long Beach Peninsula.

Razor clam dig closures in effect for all Washington beaches

The recreational razor clam season on all coastal beaches remains closed until further notice, shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced…

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