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Clark County prosecutors to review fatal Yacolt roommate shooting

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has forwarded its investigation into a June 13 fatal shooting between roommates at a home near Yacolt to prosecutors to review.
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Abortion right activists gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans' lives after nearly a half-century under Roe v. Wade. The court’s…
Nation & World
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee addresses a gathering before raising the LGBTQ Pride Celebration flag seen behind him during a noon ceremony at the Capitol Campus flag circle, Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Olympia, Wash. A variety of events celebrating the LGBTQ community statewide have taken place and are also scheduled through the month of June.

Governors announce ‘West Coast offense’ to protect abortion

The Democratic governors of California, Washington and Oregon on Friday vowed to protect reproductive rights and help women who travel to the West Coast seeking abortions following the Supreme Court’s decision…
Politics
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One killed in crash in in Hockinson; multiple people injured

One person died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in the Hockinson area where one car crashed into a power pole and caught fire. 
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A shopper strolls past BoxLunch, one of two new tenants at Vancouver Mall. The mall is "more than back to normal" following the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, mall managers say.

Vancouver Mall thriving in spite of pandemic

Malls across the country have struggled the last few years. The Lloyd Center in Portland was already in trouble even before the pandemic and at…

Business

Afghans stand by the bodies of relatives killed in an earthquake in Gayan village, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 23, 2022. A powerful earthquake struck a rugged, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, flattening stone and mud-brick homes in the country's deadliest quake in two decades, the state-run news agency reported.

Afghanistan earthquake victims face struggles getting aid

Getting donations to Afghanistan earthquake victims will be far more difficult compared with other disasters due to sanctions against the country’s Taliban government and its…

Northwest

A grain ship loads at the EGT dock at the Port of Longview.

Longview grain terminal settles lawsuit over storm water discharges

A Longview grain terminal will pay nearly $1 million after settling a lawsuit with the Columbia Riverkeeper that claimed the terminal operated without necessary permits…

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Seattle Mariners Julio Rodriguez, left, scores on a single by Eugenio Suarez as Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen, right, watches along with home plate umpire Will Little during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 24, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J.

Mariners hold off Angels despite another Trout home run

Julio Rodríguez homered and scored twice, Eugenio Suárez had three hits and an RBI, and Seattle defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Friday night despite…

Politics

FILE -Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., who has led the Democrats in bipartisan Senate talks to rein in gun violence, pauses for questions from reporters, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The Senate on Thursday, June 23, 2022 easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill that seemed unthinkable just a month ago, clearing the way for final congressional approval of what will be lawmakers' most far-reaching response in decades to the nation's run of brutal mass shootings. (AP Photo/J.

Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise to Biden

The House sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades on Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress…

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An artist's rendition of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center's expanded emergency department as seen from the west. The expansion will include an updated entry with adjacent parking and increased parking space for cars and ambulances.

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to expand emergency department

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center will soon expand the size of its emergency department.

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