The county's largest employer has seen turmoil in the executive suites. Also from the weekend: Smart handling for fireworks, helping the homeless in the heat, finding art in trash, accused carjacker in court, and the immigrant family that's dishing up eggplant at the Skamania General Store.
Three weeks ago, PeaceHealth set out a belated welcome mat for hundreds of Clark County business leaders and elected officials. The operator of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and nine other medical centers in three states wanted to introduce itself to the community — something PeaceHealth leaders say they hadn't done since moving corporate offices here from Bellevue four years ago.
The clouds passing through Saturday produced a warm overnight low between 65 and 70 degrees around the county. Vancouver recorded 69 degrees. Daylight hours had more clouds and high humidity but no 100-plus degree temperature.
By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press
June 27, 2015 4:40 p.m.
OLYMPIA — As they adjourned a second overtime session and prepare to start a third one, House and Senate leaders worked Saturday to finalize details on a new two-year state operating budget that must be adopted within the next few days in order to avoid a partial government shutdown.