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Haeng Chong, who's owned Fourth Plain One Hour Dry Cleaning for 40 years with his wife, pauses for a portrait Wednesday, May 12. Last year, Chong's business received $16,000 through a small business grant program that just reopened for a third time. Applications are due May 19.

Grants help small businesses in Fourth Plain corridor survive COVID-19

In the 40 years that Haeng Chong has owned his Vancouver dry cleaning business, he’s never seen demand drop like this.
2 hours ago
Clark County News
FILE - This Jan. 24, 2021, file photo shows a vial of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 in Seattle. U.S. regulators on Monday, May 10, 2021, expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall. (AP Photo/Ted S.

When can 12- to 15-year-olds get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Washington?

Young Washingtonians forced to live portions of their formative years in front of computer screens rather than in school hallways could soon have license to new freedoms.
45 mins ago
Health Wire
Matt Johnson has announced his resignation as principal of Mountain View High School.

Matt Johnson resigns as Mountain View principal, will resign from district in 2022

Matt Johnson, the high school principal placed on paid administrative leave twice by Evergreen Public Schools since March 16, has resigned from his job at Mountain View High School and…
Clark County News

Clark County Board of Health mulls vaccine incentives

As COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Clark County and the United States begins to dwindle, most of the Clark County Board of Health is supportive of any incentives offered locally to…
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Boy hurt when pickup, school bus collide in Battle Ground

A pickup truck and a school bus collided in Battle Ground on Wednesday, injuring a 10-year-old boy, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Business

FILE - The first Alaska Airlines passenger flight on a Boeing 737-9 Max airplane takes off, Monday, March 1, 2021, on a flight to San Diego from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.   Boeing says it got more new orders than cancellations for planes in February.  Boeing said Tuesday, March 9, that it received 82 new orders and 51 cancellations last month, for a net gain of 31.    (AP Photo/Ted S.

Halt to 737 MAX deliveries stymies Boeing’s recovery effort

Boeing delivered just four 737 MAXs in April before an electrical problem grounded the jet again, halting further deliveries until a fix is approved. The…

Northwest

In this photo taken July 11, 2016, a sign warns of radioactive material stored underground on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The U.S. Energy Department"EYs top official at Washington state"EYs severely contaminated  nuclear reservation says future accidental nuclear radiation releases are likely because of aging site infrastructure and inadequate cleanup funding.  Hundreds were evacuated May 9, 2017 when the roof of a 1950s rail tunnel storing a lethal mix of waste from plutonium production collapsed. Tests show no radiation was released. (AP Photo/Ted S.

New deadline would delay sending plutonium-contaminated waste off Hanford for 20 years

The deadline to ship waste contaminated with plutonium off the Hanford site for disposal could be extended by 20 years under a proposal by the…

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