Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Dec. 11, 2019

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 At Harry S. Truman Elementary School, located at 4505 N.E. 42nd Ave., 72 of the school’s approximately 520 students were out Wednesday, 61 on Tuesday and 82 on Monday. Students have fever, coughing and flu-like symptoms, district spokeswoman Pat Nuzzo said.

Dozens of Vancouver elementary students home sick

Dozens of students are out sick at three Vancouver Public Schools elementary schools, prompting cleaning, disinfecting and, in one case, a letter to parents warning them of the symptoms of…
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Washington finalizes new overtime-exempt salary rules

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced new rules Wednesday requiring employers to pay overtime to some salaried employees who would otherwise be exempt from state wage and…
Shoppers check out at the new Ridgefield Rosauers, which opened on Saturday. (Nathan Howard/The Columbian)

Ridgefield shoppers embrace new supermarket during first week

Buying groceries hasn’t been much of a trek for Tammy Swanson since she moved to Ridgefield about a year ago, but she’s still excited for the convenience brought on by…
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A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2. (Nathan Howard/The Columbian)

Scanner: Harney Heights home catches fire

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a home in the Harney Heights neighborhood of Vancouver on Wednesday morning.
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Lack of rain leads to inconsistent waterfowl hunting in Southwest Washington

The word that best describes the waterfowl hunting this year is inconsistent. Hunters have struggled with a lack of water and bluebird conditions, and a…


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The Justice Department’s internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors” were made by the FBI…

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Clark College Trustees vote to give interim president authority to act on faculty strike

The Clark College Board of Trustees on Monday gave its interim president the authority to ask a Clark County Superior Court judge to intervene its…

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