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  1. Why Training Your Muscles is Absolutely CriticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Columbian

    As we get older, we tend to lose muscle - approximately 7 pounds of lean tissue per decade with this loss accelerating after the age of 40. As a result, our strength and endurance is reduced, our metabolism drops resulting in weight gain, our bone density is lowered, our posture and alignment deteriorates, our balance falters, and we experience an increase in general aches and pains. So it is ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL that we do whatever we can to maintain our muscle tissue by participating in muscle conditioning exercise at least 2 to 3 days per week.

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  2. Wintler Park's new stairs are built to lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Columbian

    Contractors Art and Margaret Rojsza finished building a set of galvanized steel stairs that lead down to the waterfront park in Vancouver's Riverview neighborhood. Site grading and final inspections remain, but otherwise they're usable stairs.

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  3. War stories warm hearts at USS Rainier reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Columbian

    It was recommissioned on May 25, 1951, for Korean War service; it was decommissioned for the second and final time on Aug. 7, 1970. Arnold Soukup was strong enough - and bold enough - to pick up a 250-pound bomb and drop it into the ocean.

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  4. Saturday town hall, claims clinic at VARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Columbian

    A town hall and a claims clinic for veterans benefits will be Saturday at the Vancouver campus of the VA Portland Health Care System. The events will be co-hosted by the directors of VA Portland Health Care System and the Portland Regional Office of the Veterans Benefits Administration.

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  5. In Our View: Return Vick to LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Columbian

    Because of the growth he has demonstrated as a lawmaker and a demeanor that focuses upon solutions rather than rhetoric, Brandon Vick has earned a return to Olympia as state representative from the 18th District, Position 1. Vick, R-Felida, is facing a worthy opponent in Vancouver Democrat Justin Oberg, as he seeks a third term in the Legislature. But his demonstrated interest in working for the benefit of constituents and his demonstrated diligence in taking the job seriously leave few valid reasons for removing him from office.

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  6. Habitat benefit to help raise 10 new housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Columbian

    More than 500 people turned out Tuesday for Evergreen Habitat for Humanity's Annual Raising the Roof benefit breakfast, where more than $107,000 was raised. That money will go toward the construction of 10 homes for local low-income families at a new Habitat subdivision called McKibbin Commons, off Middle Way.

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  7. Simplexity announces new office near San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    Simplexity, an engineering and product-development company with an office in Vancouver, announced Monday that it will open a new facility in the San Francisco Bay area. The company aims to help tech companies create simple and streamlined products for businesses and consumers.

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  8. Housing development breaks groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes announced Monday that it began construction of a new housing development called Hockinson Meadows, which will include 30 new homes. The grand opening for the first phase of the housing development is scheduled for mid-January, Pacific Lifestyle Homes said in a news release.

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  9. Imagining a market on the waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    What does it take to turn a public space into a flourishing hub for vendors and a magnet for community gatherings, and how do you bring that kind of energy to the Port of Vancouver Terminal 1? Those were some of the issues discussed Tuesday during meetings at the former Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay. As part of its waterfront development project, which includes offices, apartments and a hotel, the port is considering morphing the old hotel into a community-based public market.

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  10. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    After a life of selling software left Meredith Gannon feeling unfulfilled, she set her sights on a more noble cause: teaching. And it was apparently the right fit for Gannon, an instructional coach at Tukes Valley Primary School.

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  11. Farewell, Rialto the sea otter, - You're a Canadian now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    Loaded up on a wheeled cart, in a cage to get him from his nursery in the Seattle Aquarium, Rialto the baby sea otter was strongly voicing his opinion about moving day to Vancouver. "Shriek!" said Rialto, as his caregivers wheeled him through startled patrons at the aquarium's exhibits to get him outside to a waiting van.

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  12. In Our View: Harris Again in 17th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    We'll make this quick: The Columbian's Editorial Board believes that Paul Harris should be re-elected as state representative from the 17th Legislative District, Position 2. Harris, R-Vancouver, was first elected in 2010 and serves as minority whip for the House Republican caucus. He is a straight-shooter who has strong conservative credentials but also has the ability to engage in debate, listen to the other side, and demonstrate leadership.

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  13. City seeks applicants for two boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    The city of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill a position on the Downtown Redevelopment Authority and the City Center Redevelopment Authority boards. Applications are due 11:59 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21. To apply online, visit www.cityofvancouver.us/boards .

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  14. Trucks with freight banned from 39th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    Residents of the Lincoln neighborhood say large trucks have been a big problem on 39th Street ever since a bridge spanning the railway tracks went in. The Vancouver City Council adopted an ordinance Monday to prohibit trucks from moving freight on 39th Street.

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  15. Vancouver man appears in court in robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    Cocaya S. Thomas, 19, appeared on suspicion of first-degree robbery in connection with a stolen firearms case. Thomas also faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of possession of a stolen firearm between two other cases.

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  16. Man sentenced in crash that hurt pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    A Vancouver man who caused a crash that severely injured a pedestrian was given a six-month sentence Monday in Clark County Superior Court. Chancellor Pruett, 20, pleaded guilty in July to vehicular assault by driving in a reckless manner in connection with the August 2014 crash near Columbia River High School.

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  17. In praise of Henrietta LacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    Standing in front of Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School on Monday morning, Dr. Gary Gilliland couldn't help but notice how Lacks' story had come full circle. In 1951, Lacks died from cervical cancer - a cancer that can now be prevented by a human papillomavirus vaccine.

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  18. Sticky's Pot Shop forced to close its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    Alex Merrell, a manager at Sticky's Pot Shop in Vancouver, organizes merchandise Aug. 1. The store has been closed. After months of legal conflict, a Hazel Dell marijuana shop that opened in defiance of Clark County's moratorium against recreational pot businesses is finally closed.

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  19. Malheur Refuge biologist finds office a completely trashed,a she testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    Fish biologist Linda Beck, an eight-year employee at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, said she returned to her office after the occupation of the federal wildlife sanctuary and found her office in the refuge headquarters a mess. Beck said her usually slightly cluttered office was "very disorganized" with "piles of stuff" and belongings that were not hers strewn about.

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  20. Police: Armed masked man robs Vancouver coffee standRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Columbian

    Vancouver police are investigating after they say an armed masked man robbed a coffee stand in the Landover-Sharmel neighborhood early Sunday. Officers responded to Dutch Brothers at 2610 N.E. 138th Ave., at about 5:30 a.m. for a report of a man armed with a handgun who had walked up to the south window and demanded money, Vancouver Police Department Spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.

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