Columbian Newspaper

Clark County Sheriff, county councilor lead town hall
Author: Shari Phiel

A crowd of about 75 people filled the Gathering Place church Thursday night for an unprecedented town hall meeting hosted by District 2 County Councilor Michelle Belkot and Clark County Sheriff John Horch.


179th Street project is in House budget
Author: William Seekamp

Funding for the long-awaited 179th Street interchange on Interstate 5 may not be in the proposed state Senate transportation budget for 2023-25, but it is in the House of Representatives’ version, contrary to previous reports.


Climate, coups risk African goals for peace
Author: EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS — The goal of silencing the guns in Africa this decade is being challenged by climate change, terrorism, coups and the continent’s history, the head of the African Union initiative told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday.


Washington State News

Kings, Kraken look to move closer to securing playoff spot
After winning the opener of a three-game homestand, the Seattle Kraken will continue their pursuit of a wild-card spot Saturday night against the Los Angeles Kings. The Kraken (41-25-8, 90 points) defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Thursday to solidify their hold on the first wild-card spot in theWestern Conference. It was the start of a stretch of five of six games at home for Seattle. "This group inside of this room h
St. Louis City look to extend winning streak, host Loons
St. Louis City SC will attempt to extend their historic start Saturday night when they host the Minnesota United. Last Saturday, St. Louis (5-0-0, 15 points) scored all its goals after halftime in a 4-0 win at Real Salt Lake to set an MLS record for most wins to start an expansion season. The 2009 Seattle Sounders won their first four MLS games. Joao Klauss scored his team-leading fourth and fifth goals to move up to se

Metro News

12 grants worth $20 million awarded across the region
By Samantha Bakall

Bylined articles are written by Metro writers and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Metro or the Metro Council. Learn more

The grants focused on supporting projects in racially diverse neighborhoods

Seattle Times Politics

Federal judge allows deportation flights to resume at Boeing Field
Author: David Gutman

King County's move to block the flights violated the terms of a 1948 deal between the county and the federal government, the court ruled.

Portland Business News

Restaurant Roundup: James Beard Awards; Goodbye wine greats; N. Portland taproom
Author: Christopher Bjorke
The week brought news of openings, closings and other happenings in Portland food and drink.

NYT Politics

Agency Apologizes After Jan. 6 Panel Upload Exposes Personal Data
Author: Luke Broadwater
The Government Publishing Office sent letters to about 1,900 White House visitors from late in the Trump administration whose Social Security numbers were erroneously posted.
Senator John Fetterman Checks Out of Hospital After Depression Treatment
Author: Annie Karni
In a statement, he announced his departure from Walter Reed Military Medical Center and urged those suffering from mental health challenges to seek help as he did.