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June 27, 2022

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Vancouver kids Addy Bugge, 3, from left, joins Elizabeth White Eyes, 7, and Kai Sabanovic, 6, to beat the heat in the water feature at The Waterfront Vancouver on Monday afternoon. Forecasters predict cooler weather on the way.

Clark County heats up

After weeks of on-and-off rain, the Pacific Northwest finally has some heat.
2 hours ago
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A sign welcomes visitors to the Washougal Memorial Cemetery. The Washougal City Council in June approved a plan to eliminate the city's cemetery board and transfer the board's responsibilities to the city's parks board.

Washougal City Council votes to eliminate cemetery board

The Washougal City Council has eliminated the city’s cemetery board in a move that came as a great shock to the cemetery board’s president.
3 hours ago
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Interstate 84 is closed in Oregon between Troutdale and Hood River due to a crane truck crash.

I-84 reopens after hours of closures due to major crash

Interstate 84 in Oregon reopened late Monday afternoon after hours of closures due to a major crash that moved a highway barrier and damaged the roadway.
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Heritage High School English teacher Paul Hamonn speaks to a large crowd of demonstrators at a March for Our Lives rally at Vancouver Waterfront Park on Saturday.

Clark County schools strive to provide comfort, support in wake of school shootings, tragedies

In the days that followed the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, a communal grief washed across the United States.
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Sports

Julie Grant of Seattle, left, competes with Ellen Geddes of Aiken, S.C., during a minicamp for the U.S. parafencing team at Orion Fencing in Orchards.

Orchards coach works with U.S. parafencing team, aims to grow sport

Justin Meehan likes to say there is no one who can’t fence.

Politics

FILE - Protesters fill the street in front of the Supreme Court after the court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in Washington, June 24, 2022. Public opinion on abortion is nuanced, but polling shows broad support for Roe and for abortion rights. Seventy percent of U.S. adults said in a May AP-NORC poll that the Supreme Court should leave Roe as is, not overturn it.

Roe ruling shows complex relationship between court, public

The Supreme Court ruling to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is unpopular with a majority of Americans — but did that matter?

Editor's Choice

Tiffany Martell, left, hugs Denise Yurecko a La Center High School office assistant who used an automated external defibrillator to save Martell's son's life. Triston Martell, then a 15-year-old sophomore, collapsed at La Center High School on May 26 and was saved by five of the school's employees. Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue on Thursday honored those employees for their lifesaving efforts.

5 La Center High School employees honored for saving student

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue honored five La Center High School employees Thursday for jumping into action to save a student’s life after he suffered cardiac arrest…

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Many events in Clark County have been altered or canceled due to coronavirus rules. Contact organizers to verify details.

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