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4 books for kids, teens get them off to an early start earning, saving

Want to help your kids or grandkids get smarter about money, as well as establish good saving and spending habits? Many parents and grandparents would like to help, but how?
Life
The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad is receiving $4.7 million from Washington transportation funds for the railroad's rehabilitation. In this 2002 photo, BYCX Railroad volunteers replace rotted ties on the north end of the line.

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad gets $4.7 million boost

The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad is about to get an update thanks to $4.7 million from Washington transportation funds. Rehabilitation of the line will be broken into three phases, the first…
Community Funded Journalism
Clark College student Taylor Dillaman, right, plants yarrow Nov. 15 at the Sams Walker Day Use Area near Skamania. The Center for Ecodynamic Restoration is working with the U.S. Forest Service, Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Skamania County on restoring the land to a meadow of native wildflowers.

Clark College program looking to past to grow future

Kathleen Perillo founded the Clark College Native Plant Center in 2014 to offer students a small way to counter all the environmental devastation they were learning about in her science…
Schools
Vegan gluten-free carrot cupcakes from Chandelier Bakery (Contributed by Chandelier Bakery)

Clark County bakeries have sweet treats for any tastes

When gathering to celebrate the holidays, it’s good to have treats on hand that everyone can enjoy. Grabbing some baked goods that fit various dietary preferences and restrictions is an…
Dining Out

Clark County

The Vancouver Housing Authority received a grant from the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation on Wednesday at the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at ilani.

Cowlitz Tribe hands out $2.5 million in grants from its foundation

Members of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and the community gathered to honor recipients of the Cowlitz Tribal Foundation grants at the ilani annual holiday tree…

Business

Theft of catalytic converters has been the scourge of car owners across the country in recent years. But supply chain issues are making getting a vehicle up and running again even harder.

Dude, where’s my catalytic converter? Probably back in the supply chain

Tow truck driver Edgar Plata spent most of a recent Monday as he often does these days, picking up the pieces after a spree of…

Northwest

Photos of Otie Ames are posted on a board during a press conference identifying Othaniel Philip Ames as the previously unidentified ???I-5- Stilly Doe??? on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at the Snohomish County Administration Building East in Everett, Washington.

42 years later, authorities unmask identity of ‘Stilly Doe’

When she moved back to her hometown of Silvana with her husband in the early 1990s, Margaret Ames would go blueberry picking at the farm…

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Sports

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) celebrates as he scores the game-winning touchdown during overtime of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Seattle.

Raiders run over Seahawks in overtime

Josh Jacobs sprinted 86 yards for a game-ending touchdown and the Las Vegas Raiders won in overtime for the second straight week, beating the Seattle…

Politics

Maxwell Frost, the congressman-elect for Florida's 10th congressional district, talks to the Orlando Sentinel, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.

Congressman-elect Maxwell Frost knows tough road lies ahead in GOP-led House

Incoming U.S. Rep. Maxwell Frost has suddenly become one of the most prominent members of his generation. But like many other 25-year-olds, he’s still looking…

Editor's Choice

Clam digging south of the Oysterville approach at the northern end of Long Beach Peninsula.

Razor clam dig closures in effect for all Washington beaches

The recreational razor clam season on all coastal beaches remains closed until further notice, shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced…

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Washington’s flu hospitalizations highest in 10 years

The Washington State Department of Health has reported a rapid rise of flu cases across the state, following nationwide trends. Flu hospitalizations are at the…

Life

Benjamin F. Shaw (1826-1908) outlived all other white men who fought in the Northwest Wars on Native Americans. He fought in the Cayuse War of 1847 and was the last participant in the Yakima War of 1855-56 to die. Shaw was a one-time businessman, translator, and signatory of five treaties. He lived in Vancouver and served as Clark County treasurer and Washington Territorial senator.

Clark County History: Benjamin Shaw

Benjamin Shaw earned his place in history by shedding Native American blood. At 15 years old, the Missourian traveled west with his family, settling in…

Nation / World

A member of a team affiliated with the National Park Service uses ground-penetrating radar in hopes of detecting what is beneath the soil while searching for over 80 Native American children buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Genoa, Neb. For decades the location of the student cemetery has been a mystery, lost over time after the school closed in 1931 and memories faded of the once-busy campus that sprawled over 640 acres in the tiny community of Genoa.

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska.

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In Our View: Protect, grow Washington’s urban canopy

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Westneat: Cathy McMorris Rodgers wins big

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