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Newsroom pets, clockwise from top left: Jamie and Finlay, two of Web Editor Amy Libby's four cats, play on the cat tree in the living room of her Orchards-area home; Bodhi, who lives with Assistant Metro Editor Jessica Prokop, her husband, dog Lana and rabbit Cameron, gets a ride in a stroller; Photo Editor Amanda Cowan's cat Kaya watches the computer boot up one morning from Cowan's Vancouver home; and Fluff, one of Metro Editor Mark Bowder's two cats, plays while Bowder works from his Vancouver home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

From the Newsroom: More on the new normal of news

Newsroom pets, clockwise from top left: Jamie and Finlay, two of Web Editor Amy Libby's four cats, play on the cat tree in the living room of her Orchards-area home; Bodhi, who lives with Assistant Metro Editor Jessica Prokop, her husband, dog Lana and rabbit Cameron, gets a ride in a stroller; Photo Editor Amanda Cowan's cat Kaya watches the computer boot up one morning from Cowan's Vancouver home; and Fluff, one of Metro Editor Mark Bowder's two cats, plays while Bowder works from his Vancouver home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 11, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

It’s shortly before lunchtime Wednesday, and I am sitting alone at the metro desk, usually the busy hub of a buzzing newsroom. Today, it’s cold and dark — in order to save money, we turned off the lights and turned down the heat — and even the chatter on the… Read story

A sign directing visitors to the front desk if they are in need of a mask is seen here at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical on Monday afternoon, March, 2, 2020.

Clark County coronavirus cases jump to 76, with one new death reported

A sign directing visitors to the front desk if they are in need of a mask is seen here at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical on Monday afternoon, March, 2, 2020.

March 27, 2020, 11:07am Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, for a total of 76 cases in the county. The total number of deaths increased to six.  Read story

Frank Lopez, who works in security at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, wears a mask and gloves as he waits to direct COVID-19 patients and other visitors Friday afternoon.

Another COVID-19 case confirmed in Clark County

Frank Lopez, who works in security at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, wears a mask and gloves as he waits to direct COVID-19 patients and other visitors Friday afternoon.

March 22, 2020, 11:27am Clark County Health

A Sunday morning update from Clark County Public Health shows a 10th local person has been confirmed to be suffering from COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Read story

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

Number of Clark County COVID-19 cases reaches 9

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

March 21, 2020, 11:16am Clark County Health

Statistics posted Saturday morning by Clark County Public Health show nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the community. Read story

The Columbian's newsroom is nearly empty at midday Thursday.

From the Newsroom: Adjusting to these difficult days

The Columbian's newsroom is nearly empty at midday Thursday.

March 21, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

I don’t know about you, but we have had a routine week around here. Read story

Today’s canvassing board meeting postponed

March 20, 2020, 11:07am Clark County News

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Deciding on the use of dramatic photos, such as this one, are part of an on call editor's job.

From the Newsroom: Anything can happen when you’re on call

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Deciding on the use of dramatic photos, such as this one, are part of an on call editor's job.

March 14, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

As a member of the baby boom generation, I find myself going to an increasing number of retirement parties. Read story

A sign directing visitors to the front desk if they are in need of a mask is seen at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

More Clark County tests are negative for coronavirus

A sign directing visitors to the front desk if they are in need of a mask is seen at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

March 8, 2020, 9:28pm Clark County Health

More local test results for the COVID-19 virus were received Sunday, and none were positive for the virus. Read story

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

Coronavirus case confirmed in Clark County

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

March 6, 2020, 10:44pm Clark County Health

A man in his 70s has become Clark County's first confirmed COVID-19 patient. Read story

Cozumel is one of the most popular ports in the Caribbean. It features fantastic sunsets.

From the Newsroom: Cruising along in the Caribbean

Cozumel is one of the most popular ports in the Caribbean. It features fantastic sunsets.

February 29, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

If you are reading this, it means I am on yet another cruise! Read story