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Bishop Curry at St. Luke’s in Vancouver: ‘Love is the cure’; After his rousing royal wedding sermon, he expands on theme in Vancouver

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church nearly packed both Sunday morning services for a visit from the Most Rev. Michael Curry, who sermonized on the power of love, keeping with a theme from his sermon at the royal wedding in May, where many first discovered his ebullient style. Continue reading

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Officials across the Northwest prepare for what could be a busy wildfire season

With an exceptionally dry May behind us and warmer summer temperatures on the horizon, officials say conditions seem to be lining up for a potentially busy fire season around much of the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading

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Vancouver family struggles after husband and father deported; Native of The Gambia had lived in U.S. 17 years

A Vancouver family is still reeling after immigration agents arrested the father, who had been living and working in the United States for 17 years, and took him from their home. Continue reading

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State’s crime lab backlog slows investigations; Recreational pot causing increase in DUI cases, long waits for toxicology

Medical examiners and coroners’ offices around the state, including Clark County’s, are seeing longer wait times for results on toxicology screenings from state crime labs, which is slowing investigations, the Clark County medical examiner said. Continue reading

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Fans suit up for I Like Comic Con; Convention keeps focus on artists, creators, exhibitors of comic books

“Thankfully, we have seemed to tap into some vein of fandom out there because our attendance has been really good,” Simons said. “People are really excited about it, and that makes all the creators and all the exhibitors realize, ‘Hey, this isn’t just like the cool factor you get from going to see a movie with subtitles, this is the real deal.’” Continue reading

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Muslim speakers clear misconceptions about their faith

“We have our drunk uncles, and that’s exactly who we’re going to talk about today,” he said. Continue reading

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Protesters clash in Patriot Prayer demonstration on Vancouver waterfront

Two people were arrested, and a driver who drove a pickup nearly through several protesters was detained, following a rally thrown by local conservative activist Joey Gibson at the Vancouver waterfront. Continue reading

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