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A man watches as lava erupts from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano Wednesday near Hilo, Hawaii.

Vancouver observatory keeps eye on Mauna Loa volcano

Scientists from the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver have been helping their colleagues in Hawaii respond to Mauna Loa’s eruption.
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Vancouver’s climate action plan set for last review

A long-awaited blueprint for a greener Vancouver is at last set to be reviewed for the final time Monday after almost two years in the making.
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Nikki Skinner, founder of Skinner Montessori School and classroom teacher, shares a kind moment with student Callem Lorenzo, 8, during a break from class. Vancouver's Skinner Montessori School is celebrating its 50th anniversary next year.

Vancouver’s Skinner Montessori celebrating 50 years

Vancouver has changed dramatically in the last 50 years.
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Washington State Capitol complex in Olympia.

To address wealth gap, Washington to consider $4,000 ‘baby bonds’

Jennifer Bereskin dropped out of high school when she was 17. Her family was homeless, and she needed to get a job to buy food and afford bus fare. Couch…

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This combination of photos shows, Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 3, 2021, left, and Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaking in Perry, Ga., Sept. 25, 2021. Walker is in a runoff election with incumbent Warnock.

What to watch in Tuesday’s Georgia Senate runoff election

The extended Senate campaign in Georgia gives Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker a second chance to persuade voters to send them…

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Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Administrator Greg Johnson, left, and Principal Equity Officer Johnell Bell hope the project will set a new standard for mega and transportation projects in terms of equity.

Equity front and center on I-5 Bridge replacement project

Johnell Bell, the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s principal equity officer, likes to say, “You can’t know equity unless you know history.”

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Jacqueline Lewis, son Shaun, and his 7-year-old daughter lived together in a family home in Columbus, Ohio, until this fall, when Shaun died of an overdose.

Schools, sheriffs and syringes: State plans vary for spending $26 billion in opioid settlement funds

With more than 200 Americans still dying of drug overdoses each day, states are beginning the high-stakes task of deciding how to spend billions of…


Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

‘Use it or lose it’: Physical therapy helps Washington man summit Mount Kilimanjaro

Pain. Searing in its intensity and relentless in its recurrence. Each step a terrible mantra.

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A police officer uses a robot to investigate a bomb threat in San Francisco, on July 25, 2008. The liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, after supervisors approved limited use of the remote-controlled devices, addressing head-on an evolving technology that has become more widely available even if it is rarely deployed to confront suspects.

U.S. police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

The unabashedly liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots last week after supervisors approved limited use of the remote-controlled…

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Harrop: Elon Musk won’t win his fight against Apple

Other Papers Say: All workers deserve sick leave

Schram: Bipartisan law-and-order

In Our View: Presidential primaries process needs upgrade

Should cities like Vancouver enact climate strategies to slow global warming?

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