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The former Motel 6 is just east of Interstate 205 in Vancouver.

Man, 32, dies in fire at former Motel 6 in east Vancouver

A 32-year-old man was killed in a fire early Saturday morning at a former Motel 6 in east Vancouver that is being used as a quarantine and isolation site for…
Clark County News

NAACP Vancouver health committee chair key to COVID-19 response

The pandemic was only a month old in Clark County when Benita Presley, 60, assumed her role as the health committee chair for NAACP Vancouver in April.
Health
Kathleen Otto, seen here at a 2018 event, became the interim Clark County manager in mid-March.

Q&A: Checking in with Interim Clark County Manager Kathleen Otto

When Kathleen Otto started as interim county manager earlier this year, she immediately had some urgent matters to address.
Clark County News
Hockinson's Kati Waggoner makes a pass as Columbia River's Andie Buckley tries to block it.

Clark County recruits in sports besides football affected by COVID-19

Kati Waggoner’s summer never went as planned.
Sports

Clark County

The Big Hollow Fire burning in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, northwest of Carson and southeast of Cougar, showed minimal growth Wednesday and remained at approximately 24,995 acres.

Big Hollow Fire 40 percent contained after widespread rain

The Big Hollow Fire burning in Gifford Pinchot National Forest saw a jump in containment Friday due to widespread rain.

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Ash falls ona parked car as the Bobcat Fire burns in the distance on a September morning earlie this month.

Extreme wildfires turn smoke apps into the new weather apps

For weeks, smoke has blanketed the west coast. The Bay Area has seen a vast improvement in the past few days, but terrible air lingers…

Northwest

A Portland police officer pushes back protesters, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland. The protests, which began over the killing of George Floyd, often result frequent clashes between protesters and law enforcement.

Several arrested as Portland protests continue overnight

Several people in Portland, Oregon, were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early Sunday, hours after demonstrations ended with few reports of violence.

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Sports

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) tosses the ball as he stands with running back Travis Homer (25) after Metcalf scored a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle.

Wilson throws 5 more TDs, Seahawks topple Cowboys 38-31

DK Metcalf made up for a huge first-half blunder by catching a 29-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson with 1:47 remaining, and the Seattle Seahawks…

Politics

President Donald Trump speaks during a Latinos for Trump event at Trump National Doral Miami resort, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Doral, Fla.

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House,…

Editor's Choice

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, left, listens as Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy speaks to the media in March.

Clark County Council Chair Quiring O’Brien challenges scientific consensus on masks

As COVID-19 rates increase in Clark County, one of the county’s top officials pushed back against broad scientific consensus and challenged public health efforts promoting…

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Editorial Cartoons, Sept. 27-Oct. 3

In Our View: Junk science on masks not a matter of opinion

Local View: Americans misread ‘systemic racism’

Other Papers Say: Students still face tech gap

Westneat: Too much jail time or not enough? All the ways Seattle tried to deal with Travis Berge

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