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The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will likely close during a government shutdown.

Government shutdown would likely close Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Many of the roughly 3,800 federal employees who live in Clark County would keep working through a potential government shutdown, according to regional economist Scott Bailey.
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As the holidays approach, retailers in Clark County and across the country are hiring tens of thousands of seasonal workers.

Clark County retailers may hire 900 for holidays

Rain and autumn leaves have ushered in the start of fall. For local retailers and courier services, that means it’s time to start thinking about hiring for the busy holiday…
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Writer artist Bija Gutoff found that the visual arts provided her with an outlet for her feelings as she faced her second cancer diagnosis in less than a decade. Her work is featured at Legacy Cancer Healing Center's 2023-24 Art in Residence exhibit.

Cancer patient’s work featured in exhibit at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

Facing her second cancer diagnosis in less than a decade, freelance writer and artist Bija Gutoff found that pink ribbons and encouraging words were not enough to get through a…
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PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, under construction in June, is among the businesses and agencies getting money from the state for solar and battery projects and planning.

Solar, battery projects in Clark County get $250K from state

To tackle the state’s ambitious clean energy goals, the Washington Department of Commerce is awarding millions to communities statewide to prioritize solar and battery storage.
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One dead, another injured in east Vancouver apartment fire

One person died and another was injured during a two-alarm fire Monday night at an east Vancouver apartment complex.

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Kaiser Permanente health care workers in Washington are preparing for a possible November strike with an authorization vote.

Kaiser Permanente workers across Washington preparing for possible November strike

Kaiser Permanente health care workers in Washington are preparing for a possible November strike with an authorization vote.

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The USS Missouri is towed around the southern tip of Bainbridge Island on May 23, 1998, leaving Bremerton yards, where it had been since its decommissioning. Bainbridge Island is one of the areas that would be affected by a tsunami created immediately after a major earthquake hits beneath the Puget Sound, a study found.

A double earthquake threat? Study finds 2 Seattle-area faults ripped about the same time

With the Cascadia Subduction Zone parked off the coast and shallow faults lurking under most major cities, the Puget Sound area already faces a daunting…

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Varsity360: Chaos reigns in 2A GSHL football

The Columbian's Micah Rice and Meg Wochnick talk about how the 2A Greater St. Helens League has been the most unpredictable and fun football league…

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FILE - Wildfire wreckage is shown on Aug. 11, 2023, in Lahaina, Hawaii. Hawaii's top public utility officials and the president of Hawaiian Electric are expected to testify Thursday, Sept. 28, in a congressional hearing about the role the electrical grid played in last month's deadly Maui wildfire.

First congressional hearing on Maui wildfire to focus on island’s sole electric provider and grid

Hawaii’s top public utility officials and the president of Hawaiian Electric are expected to testify Thursday in a congressional hearing about the role the electrical…

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Guillermo Raya Leon sits with the defense team Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, during his aggravated murder trial at Clark County Courthouse. Raya Leon was found guilty on all counts by the jury.

Raya Leon guilty of first-degree murder in fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown

A jury on Tuesday convicted a Salem, Ore., man of aggravated first-degree murder in the 2021 fatal shooting of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown.

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