The investigation follows a complaint by Eric Knox, girls basketball head coach at Portland’s Benson High. He said his team, which is predominantly Black, was subjected to taunts and racist slurs from the Camas student section during a game on Dec. 10.
Two teenagers were sentenced to 24 hours of community service Wednesday morning, six months after sparking a fire that burned down the old Cherry Grove Church and home of a Battle Ground man.
Marty Wirtanen, now 18, and Bryden Johnston, 17, each pleaded guilty in Clark County juvenile court to first-degree reckless burning. They were both originally charged with first-degree arson, which carried a sentencing range of 8½ to nearly 11 weeks in a juvenile facility, court records show.
Vinyl is a fully immersive experience, says Joel Mulligan.
“You’re not just hitting play on a playlist and walking away. Along with listening to the music, you have to actually touch it. You pick it up. You flip sides. You’re looking at the cover art or reading the credits on the back or whatever they put there,” said the owner of Everybody’s Music in downtown Vancouver. “It really just draws you in more than the other mediums, I think.”
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