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Vancouver man charged in I-5 shooting

A Vancouver man appeared Wednesday morning in Clark County Superior Court, accused of shooting a woman as she drove on southbound Interstate 5 following an argument at ilani casino.
Courts & Crime
Senior Deputy Prosecutor James Smith speaks during the annual day of remembrance for homicide victims at the Public Service Center in Vancouver on Sept. 30, 2019. The Clark County Council recently appointed Smith to the District Court bench.

Clark County Council appoints senior prosecutor as District Court judge

The Clark County Council has appointed Senior Deputy Prosecutor James Smith to replace District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman, who retired from the bench June 30.
Clark County News
Three-year-old Michael Heinrich enjoys his shaved ice while his mother, Sarah Heinrich, reads to him at the Camas Book MoBus event Wednesday at Helen Baller Elementary School in Camas.

MoBus delivers joy of reading in Camas School District

The Camas School District’s Book MoBus was first launched in 2019 by teacher Jennifer Scott as a way to encourage summer reading.
Clark County News
Mark Thomas Meyer

Vancouver police locate missing Vancouver man, 68

Vancouver police are seeking the public’s assistance locating a 68-year-old Vancouver man with dementia who went missing Wednesday afternoon.
Clark County News

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Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

Clark County Public Health: Mask up indoors, vaccinated or not

Facing surging COVID-19 cases, Clark County Public Health is  recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, resume wearing masks indoors to help prevent the spread…

Life

FILE - Dusty Hill, left, and Billy Gibbons from U.S rock band ZZ Top perform at the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, England, June 24, 2016. ZZ Top has announced that Hill, one of the Texas blues trio's bearded figures and bassist, has died at his Houston home. He was 72. In a Facebook post, bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard revealed Wednesday, July 29, 2021, that Hill had died in his sleep.

ZZ Top: Bearded bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio’s bearded figures, died at his Houston home, the band announced Wednesday on Facebook. He…

Nation / World

FILE - This March 20, 2021, file photo shows, U.S. Sens. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., and Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., speaking during a "stop Asian hate" rally outside the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.  A national coalition of civil rights groups will release on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, a comprehensive, state-by-state review of hate crime laws in the United States. Members of the coalition say the report sets the stage for bolstering the efficacy of current law and addresses racial disparities in how the laws are enforced.

Report: Hate crime laws lack uniformity across the U.S.

More than half a century since they were modernized, hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and provide incomplete methods for addressing bias-motivated violence,…

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Opinion

July 29: Delta Variant

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In Our View: Leaders ignoring lessons of COVID pandemic

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Letter: End of methanol project a victory

Letter: Why are vaccinated concerned?

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