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Vancouver police arrest man Saturday in Portland shooting case

Vancouver police arrested a man Saturday evening in connection with a shooting earlier in the day in Portland’s St. Johns Neighborhood, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Clark County News
Ed Hamilton Rosales

Communities of color in Clark County say citizen members of IIT change little

Representatives of communities of color in Clark County said the non-law enforcement members of the Southwest Washington Independent Investigative Response Team do not go far enough in increasing the transparency…
Courts & Crime
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Clean with me: No matter how you do it, tidy surroundings lift your mood

Spending more time at home means more time cleaning it. People across the nation are turning to the internet for encouragement and tips on everything from scrubbing oven racks to…
Life
A student looks over math problems on the whiteboard at the Learning Support Center, which is part of the Family Promise of Clark County's FP Cares Educational Services that launched in November.

Camas-based nonprofit helps homeless students succeed

Imagine being homeless and still having to do school work in order to graduate. Or just advance to the next grade level.
Clark County News

Clark County

Family members confirmed Friday that Clark County Sheriff's Office deputies had shot Jenoah Donald, 30.

Mother mourns Jenoah Donald: ‘Never in a million years’ did she expect he would die at a Clark County deputy’s hands

The man fatally shot earlier this month by a Clark County sheriff’s deputy was remembered by his mother and older brother as a loving man…

Business

FILE - In this April 23, 2020 file photo, President Donald J.Trump's name is printed on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak in San Antonio.  The IRS said that after initial problems, it is getting more of the second round of relief payments to taxpayers. A number of people who filed their taxes with an online preparation service initially found that their economic impact payment did not make it to them directly.

IRS still hasn’t processed millions of 2019 tax returns

Christanine Brodis gathered her tax paperwork in February including a 1099-G for state unemployment compensation and a W2-G for some gambling winnings at MGM Grand…

Northwest

Shawn Thornton hugs his wife, Shannon Thornton, next to the rubble of their burned home Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Malden, Washington the day after a fast-moving wildfire swept through the tiny town west of Rosalia. Shawn and Shannon weren't home at the time, but their son Cody was and managed to get their dog and a few belongings before leaving just minutes before the flames swept through.

InvestigateWest: Cascadia mapping shows climate inequities

Residents of 152 cities and towns in the Pacific Northwest are particularly vulnerable to climate-fueled wildfires. Residents of 60 other communities are most susceptible to…

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Motorists line up along Yukon Road outside of Ratliff Stadium as they wait to receive the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination clinic held by the City of Odessa and Medical Center Hospital, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Odessa, Texas.

COVID vaccine websites violate disability laws, create inequity for the blind

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Life

Mayor Percival addresses 8,000 soldiers in front of the recently completed Spruce Production Mill in February 1918. The mill processed the lightweight, flexible wood needed for planes. Of the crowd attending, 2,400 soldiers worked at the mill. The rest came from around the Pacific Northwest. The Spruce Production Division commanded 25,000 soldiers. Three years after his speech before this crowd, well-liked Mayor Percival disappeared, throwing all of Clark County into a tizzy.

Clark County History: Vancouver mayor went missing way back when

Grover R. Percival was so well-liked that a competitor nominated him to complete the term of retiring Vancouver Mayor Milton Evans. A unanimous vote propelled…

Nation / World

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 22: People wait in the standby line to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Kedren Community Health Center on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. People younger than 65 are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. They are getting a vaccine by waiting on standby. When people do not show up for their appointment, rather than let the vaccine go to waste, the health center is administering on a first come first serve.

Waiting and hoping: COVID-19 vaccine chasers seek out leftover doses in Sacramento

About a dozen people lingered outside Sacramento State’s University Union around 3 p.m. Tuesday, waiting not for Starbucks or a student government meeting but for…

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In Our View: Public transit worthy investment, offers benefits

Jayne: Think again, Clark County GOP

Other Papers Say: Prepare for vaccine surge

Local View: Republican operating budget offers real solutions

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