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Washougal woman killed in Highway 14 crash in east Clark County

A Washougal woman was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon on state Highway 14 near Mt. Pleasant Road.
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Clark County News
The Washington State Department of Health's "Health-in-motion Care-a-van" makes a stop at St. Joseph Catholic Church to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations in February.

Triple whammy of respiratory illnesses hits Clark County

Washington, like the country at large, is in the middle of a “triple whammy” of respiratory illnesses as hospital beds continue to fill with COVID-19, flu and RSV patients.
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Health

Interagency agreement to aid Vancouver Police Department OK’d

The Vancouver Police Department has enlisted support from colleagues in Washougal to help the department compensate for low staffing and vacant positions.
Courts & Crime
Clark County Elections Director Cathie Garber hands challenged ballots to Canvassing Board member Amanda Migchelbrink for one last review before the 2022 general election results are certified Tuesday.

Clark County November election results certified

Clark County’s 2022 election results are on the books as the county’s canvassing board met for the final time Tuesday to certify the November general election results.
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Clark County man sentenced to 7.5 years in sexual abuse of 2 teen girls

A Clark County man was sentenced Tuesday to 7½ years in prison for sexually abusing two teenage girls.

Business

An Albertsons grocery store is seen in Boise, Idaho, on Oct. 14, 2022. The attorneys general of California, Illinois and the District of Columbia are suing Albertsons in an effort to stop the grocery chain from paying a nearly $4 billion dividend to its shareholders, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (Sarah A.

U.S. lawmakers skeptical Kroger-Albertsons merger will mean lower prices

U.S. senators from both parties expressed skepticism Tuesday that a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons would result in lower prices for consumers.

Northwest

FILE - Portland police chase demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest on July 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. The city of Portland, Oregon, has settled a federal lawsuit over its police bureau's use of tear gas and other crowd control devices during racial justice protests in 2020.

Portland settles lawsuit over police use of tear gas

The city of Portland has reached a $250,000 settlement to a federal lawsuit over its police bureau’s use of tear gas and other crowd control…

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Sports

Evergreen freshman Dez Daniel, center, shoots the ball under pressure from Mountain View senior Isaiah Vargas, right, and senior Peter Nguyen on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, during the Thunder’s 74-60 win against Evergreen at Mountain View High School.

Mountain View boys basketball team opens up new gym with win over 3A GSHL rival Evergreen

Veteran group for the Thunder make strong first impression on opening night, a 74-60 win

Politics

FILE - Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Nov. 17, 2022.

Jeffries wins historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

Emboldened House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected to be the first Black American to head a major…

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Eileen Cowen examines a fallen bundle of lichen at Shillapoo Wildlife Area, which she may use as a salve after doing further research.

Foragers gather goods from the ground in Northwest

At the end of Northwest Lower River Road, the pavement comes to a halt, but a worn foot trail continues to a magnificent white oak.

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