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A Yacolt man is set to be sentenced in September for his participation in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Benjamin John Silva, 36, pleaded guilty April 5 in the District of … more
Valerie Bergmann saw headlights in her rearview mirror just before a car traveling 70 mph rammed into her maintenance truck on the side of Interstate 5 in Vancouver. Bergmann, of Woodland, and … more
The Washington Department of Ecology is applying pressure on Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad (PVJR) after issuing an administrative order on March 25. The order demanded that the railroad … more
Southwest Washington Republicans spoke about their priorities leading up to November’s general election during a town hall last week in Battle Ground. The town hall was hosted by 19th District … more
While 18th and 20th district legislators disagreed with many bills that passed during the 2024 short legislative session, which concluded March 7, the lawmakers were pleased that many area … more
Washington state drivers may have noticed an increase in the price at the pump recently. On Monday, the average cost for a gallon of gas in the Evergreen State increased to nearly $4.31 per … more
Supporters of salmon recovery efforts in Washington state were optimistic going into this year's short 60-day legislative session. There was bipartisan support for habitat restoration, with … more
Battle Ground City Councilor and former Mayor Adrian Cortes announced his campaign for Washington state Senate in the 18th District last week. Cortes is currently serving his third term in City … more
Less than eight months from now, Washington state voters will – in addition to casting a ballot for president in November’s general election – decide the fate of three initiatives … more
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that classifies certain types of public defacement as a felony if it's perceived to be an act of "hate." Senate Bill 5917 amends … more
One of the most controversial bills passed by the Washington State Legislature this session has yet to be signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1589 , dubbed by … more
On March 6, Washington 17th District Sen. Lynda Wilson announced she was not seeking another term after 10 years in the state Legislature. Wilson was elected in 2016 after one term in the House … more
The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program board released a second batch of designs for a replacement Interstate 5 bridge during an executive steering group meeting on Tuesday, March 5. The … more
When Third District U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez said on a podcast that “nobody stays awake at night worrying about the Southern border,” the words appalled attorney Leslie Lewallen, … more
District 3 U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg visited the Interstate 5 Bridge, toured Cascadia Tech Academy and met with members of Southwest … more
Joe Kent, a Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate, believes boosting Republican voter turnout and focusing on the small towns of Yelm and Rainier in rural Thurston County will be crucial in … more
Ridgefield 11th grade homeschool student Grace Erickson paged in the Washington State House of Representatives Jan. 22 through Jan. 26 in Olympia. She attended the House Page Program during the third … more
While they could ultimately end up before voters in November, approximately 200 rally attendees argued on the steps of the State Capitol Jan. 31 that a slate of conservative initiatives should be … more
Vanessa Munson has worn many hats and a sash while representing the state of Washington in the past year, and with five months left in her reign as Miss Washington, she is looking forward to the … more
A mandatory process to guide school districts should be required when protests erupt over books that deal candidly with sexual preferences and gender identity, some people are arguing. While … more
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