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Representative Matt Shea, R-Spokane, was greeted by a few dozen constituents on Friday in support of Second Amendment rights and his proposal to split Washington along the Cascades and create a 51st state to the east called Liberty.

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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who’s been among the most frequent legal challengers of the Trump administration, indicated Monday that he’s preparing yet another battle in court over the President’s emergency powers declaration to fund a wall on the southern border.

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Clark County Public Health had several new confirmed cases of measles over the weekend bringing the total to 62 with one suspected case as of the latest update.

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The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) last week announced the finalists for Battle Ground’s Annual Recognition Banquet. Late last year the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce merged with GVCC. GVCC now has a Battle Ground Chamber Council in place, which offers guidance on its Battle…

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The commotion surrounding the recently-passed gun control measure Initiative 1639 has intensified recently with a new lawsuit naming Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins as a defendant.

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A Salmon Creek bank was robbed on Valentine’s Day, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

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Opposition to I-1639 will be on display in Woodland Saturday, Feb. 23, as several gun-advocacy groups plan to host a Second Amendment rally at Horseshoe Lake Park. According to flyers being passed out around Clark County earlier and an event page on Facebook, Vancouver-based Patriot Prayer, …

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The first count of ballots for the Feb. 12 special election show the majority of North County school district measures headed for defeat with about 87 percent of ballots estimated to have been counted. The first count showed a voter turnout of 28.5 percent countywide.  Close to 57,400 ballot…

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Becky McCray, a Rural business consultant, sees a lot of promise in Woodland’s future. From seeing the trees and planter boxes downtown to hearing from locals who are looking for ways to make their city better, she spoke encouragingly of the potential the city has.

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Clark County Fire District 3 responded to a shop fire in the area of 23100 NE 182 Ave., Battle Ground Feb. 7. Shortly after 7 p.m. four engines, one tender and Fire District 3’s command staff responded to the blaze which was “fully involved” upon arrival, according to an announcement from th…

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The latest Clark County Public Health update on the measles outbreak as of press deadline had no new confirmed cases, with the total remaining at 53 since Friday. Two more are suspected.

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Local, state and federal agencies alongside nonprofits and a few private entities are coming together in an effort to improve the water quality of the East Fork Lewis River watershed.

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The Senate Law and Justice committee last week heard public testimony on Senate Bill 5339 sponsored by Senator Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle, which would replace the moribund death penalty with a mandatory imposition of life imprisonment without parole.

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The Clark County Council is seeking an applicant to fill one of three Clark County at-large positions on the seven-member Fort Vancouver Regional Library District Board of Trustees. This position is a new seven-year term that will begin upon appointment and ends Dec. 31, 2025. 

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The Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council is inviting public agencies in Clark, Skamania and Klickitat counties to submit project applications for federal Transportation Alternatives grants. The council announced the opportunity Feb. 6 which would be awarded for projects “that…

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Three North County school districts have put forth ballot measures seeking voter-approved funding for this month’s special election, ranging from enhancement levies affected by changes in school funding to a construction bond that would see another elementary school built for Ridgefield.

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Those in Clark County who were hurting after last year’s property taxes are likely to find reprieve as changes in state and local funding for what’s due this year could drop bills by hundreds in all but one school district.