Columbian Newspaper

2A Greater St. Helens League football: Columbia River 45, R.A. Long 13
Author: Tim Martinez

Chris Parkin rushed for 144 yards and three touchdowns as Columbia River rallied for a slow start to rout R.A. Long 45-13 on Friday in a 2A Greater St. Helens League game in Longview.


On the brink of a federal shutdown, the House passes a 45-day funding plan and sends it to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the brink of a federal government shutdown, the House on Saturday swiftly approved a 45-day funding bill to keep federal agencies open as Speaker Kevin McCarthy dropped demands for steep spending cuts and relied on Democratic votes for passage to send the package to the Senate.


PBS sets date for ‘Super Why!’
Author: Tracy Brown, Los Angeles Times

The Super Readers are headed back to a television near you!


Check It Out: Handwritten correspondence brings special connection
Author: Jan Johnston

Do people still send postcards?


As mediation program for tenants and landlords ends, evictions surge in Clark County
Author: Alexis Weisend

You can feel the stress in Room 302 of the Clark County Courthouse.


You Can Help: Volunteer Opportunities
Author: The Columbian

Volunteers are needed for autumn events at Pomeroy Farm, 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road in Yacolt.


Washington State News

California court begins hearing in trial of Tesla Autopilot fatality

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, California: In his opening statement this week in the first U.S. trial over allegations that a car autopilot feature caused a death, Jonathan Michaels, a lawyer representing victims of a fatal crash of a Tesla Model 3 car, blamed the company's Autopilot driver assistant system.

"A car company should never sell consumers experimental vehicles," he stressed.

In response, an attorney for Te

Five things to watch vs. Minnesota: Eyes on the offense

Augusta Stone

CHARLOTTE - Carolina returns to Charlotte this week looking for its first win against a team also winless on the year.

The Panthers (0-3) are taking on the Minnesota Vikings (0-3) on Sunday in Bank of America Stadium. This week, Carolina will seek out offensive improvements, with starting quarterback Bryce Young back after missing last week with an ankle injury.

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m

Giants RB Saquon Barkley doubtful vs. Seahawks
(Photo credit: Joe Rondone/The Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK) New York Giants star running back Saquon Barkley is doubtful to play in Monday night's game against the visiting Seattle Seahawks. Coach Brian Daboll said early on Saturday that Barkley was expected to be a game-time decision. Barkley was a limited participant in practice later on Saturday as he works through an ankle injury he sustained during New York's game
Giants RB Saquon Barkley game-time decision vs. Seahawks
(Photo credit: Joe Rondone/The Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK) New York Giants star running back Saquon Barkley will be a game-time decision for Monday night's game against the visiting Seattle Seahawks, coach Brian Daboll said Saturday. Barkley sustained an ankle injury during New York's game-winning drive in a 31-28 road win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 17. He then sat out the Giants' 30-12 loss to the San Francis