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Feb. 20, 2020

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Will Washington be a player in the presidential nominating process?

Washington Democrats historically have used caucuses for the presidential nominating process.
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nLIGHT production operator Wilma Marron of Vancouver works in the company's laser manufacturing process in April 2018 at nLIGHT in Vancouver. The company posted its fourth-quarter financial report on Wednesday, and much of the conversation during a conference call with investors and analysts was about China. (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

China big part of nLIGHT’s focus

Vancouver-based industrial laser manufacturer nLIGHT posted its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 earnings report on Wednesday, detailing a challenging year that saw a drop in revenue due in part to sluggish…
Business
Smelt dippers line the bank at the Lion's Pride Park near Castle Rock. People came out in big numbers on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, to take part in the first smelt dipping season in three years. (Jeff Otto/For The Columbian)

Come take a dip: Cowlitz River popular for one-day smelt dipping

For the first time in three years there was an open season for dipping smelt in Washington’s Cowlitz River on Friday, and the public came by the thousands to take…
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Battle Ground Police Department patch 2016 to present

Mike Fort sworn in as Battle Ground’s new police chief

When Mike Fort retired as a lieutenant with the Portland Police Bureau, he figured he might find his way to another law enforcement agency at some point. For the north…
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