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  1. Sharing, teaching, learning about sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Earlier this week, three Nepalese students stood in front of the Temple of Justice in Olympia holding signs that read: "Stop Buying Our Girls," and "Not In Our City." The students, who were in the United States for the first time, later listened as lawyers argued over whether Backpage.com should be held responsible for three minors who were sold as prostitutes through the website's classified advertisements.

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  2. Gunman in Canada complained about mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday. Aasim Rashid, spokesman for the British Columbia Muslim Association, said Michael Zehaf-Bibeau visited the Masjid Al-Salaam mosque for three to four months toward the end of 2011, and possibly early 2012, before he was told not to come back.

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  3. Bits 'n' Pieces: Volunteers play key role in new trail at Beacon Rock parkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Ryan Ojerio/Washington Trails Association Washington Trails Association volunteers build up the slope for the River to Rock Trail, a new connector path that links the day-use area to the trail to the top of Beacon Rock State Park. Ryan Ojerio/Washington Trails Association Washington Trails Association volunteers build up the slope for the River to Rock Trail, a new connector path that links the day-use area to the trail to the top of Beacon Rock State Park.

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  4. Longview takes stock of tornado damageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Southwest Washington city of Longview tallied the damage Friday from a rare tornado that tore off roofs, broke windows and uprooted trees, leaving residents and officials in disbelief. No one was injured in the Thursday afternoon wind blast, which covered 1.3 miles and unleashed winds as high as 110 mph, the National Weather Service said.

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  5. Third accomplice gets a year in home-invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    After testifying against his accomplices at trial last week, an 18-year-old man was sentenced today to 365 days of confinement for his role in a home-invasion robbery Dec. 4 in an apartment in Vancouver's Sifton neighborhood. The two victims were tied up with cords and forced at gunpoint inside a bedroom closet.

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  6. Man shot outside house party in Vancouver areaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A 19-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound outside a house party early this morning in the Vancouver area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. At about 1:45 a.m., the shooting victim was dropped off at the emergency room of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical center with a gunshot wound, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

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  7. Vancouver man befriends Vietnam War foeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Cost: $100 per person. There also is a VIP reception at Artillery Barracks, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 4; $125 per person.

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  8. Go: Ideas for your weekend - Fall field trip, early Halloween, War of the WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Lauriel Schuman, left, leads a guided mushroom hunting hike at Columbia Springs Family Field Trip Day, Saturday, November 3, 2012. Visitors look fro mushrooms during a guided hike at Columbia Springs Family Field Trip Day, Saturday, November 3, 2012.

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  9. Arawan Thai is worth a tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Why: Arawan Thai Cuisine is a family-owned and -operated restaurant. The Varagoon family opened their first Arawan in 2000 in Clackamas, Ore.

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  10. Go: Explore ongoing attractions, Oct. 24-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    North Clark Historical Museum, Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 21416 N.E. 399th St., Amboy.

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  11. Port of Vancouver sets up 2015 budget meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The workshop, which begins at 9 a.m., will be at the port's administrative office, 3103 N.W. Lower River Road. It is open to the public, but the commission will not accept public comments.

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  12. Vancouver man gets 90 days in gun incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A Vancouver man was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to reduced charges connected with an alleged hate crime involving a gun at Vancouver's QuarterDeck Bar in March 2013. Brent W. Luyster, 34, pleaded guilty Thursday to rioting with a weapon.

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  13. C-Tran maintenance facilities to grow for bus rapid transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    As C-Tran prepares to revamp its service along Vancouver's Fourth Plain corridor with a bus rapid transit line, the agency is also getting ready for a major makeover at its headquarters. A planned expansion of C-Tran's maintenance facilities will change the way crews service the entire fleet as they add larger BRT vehicles to the mix.

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  14. 2 men convicted in Sifton home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    A Clark County jury found two Vancouver men guilty of committing a home-invasion robbery Dec. 4 in an apartment in Vancouver's Sifton neighborhood. The two victims were tied up with cords and forced inside a bedroom closet.

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  15. Consultant: Savvy plan, vibrant buildings will boost downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    By taking a savvy approach to signing up new tenants and focusing on sprucing up buildings and streetscapes, Vancouver's downtown property owners will make further progress in developing a lively mix of businesses and pedestrians in the city's core, a Portland consultant said Thursday. "Your sidewalks are a stage, a place to tell the story of your community," Michele Reeves, of Civilis Consultants, told more than 60 attendees of a three-hour downtown summit held by Vancouver's Downtown Association.

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  16. Police searching for Vancouver bank robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    Surveillance footage at US Bank at 8700 E. Mill Plain Blvd. captured a man standing in line for a few minutes and then telling a teller that she's being robbed, the Vancouver Police Department said. He said to remain calm "and no one gets hurt."

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  17. Man accused of killing infant son pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    A Vancouver man accused of killing his infant son by throwing him several feet pleaded not guilty in Clark County Superior Court today to a first-degree murder charge. David M. Redmond, 24, said he had just returned to the family's Maplewood neighborhood home from work on Oct. 15 when he threw 1-month-old Everett Redmond because the infant was fussy, according to a court affidavit by Vancouver police Detective Jason Hafer.

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  18. Feds: Tribe could get casino land as soon as JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Columbian

    The Cowlitz Tribe plans to build a casino on this site near La Center, west of Interstate 5. La Center is in the background. ( In a significant development in a yearslong fight to build a casino in Clark County, the Cowlitz Tribe was notified Wednesday they'll receive 152 acres west of La Center in January or within 30 days of a federal court ruling in their favor, whichever comes first.

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  19. Washougal job-creation projects eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    A new community development entity in Clark County is asking the U.S. Treasury for the right to sell tax credits to raise as much as $30 million in investment capital to finance the construction of job-creating projects in Washougal. The entity, Columbia CDE - a limited liability company spearheaded by the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association - hopes to win the authority to pursue three projects, all located in economically distressed areas: Altogether, the projects - included as part of the federal application filed by Columbia CDE on Sept.

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  20. Time spent in forest left many memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    Road No. 25 is a paved north-south route from the Lewis to the Cispus rivers through the heart of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

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