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Clark County records 24 deaths from COVID-19, the most on record, as hospitalizations rise

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September 16, 2021, 11:25am Clark County Health

Clark County recorded 24 deaths from COVID-19 in the past seven days as new hospital admissions rose by 31 percent over last week's levels. Read story

Plaintiffs Don Benton, foreground from left, Christopher Clifford and Susan Rice join Judge Gregory Gonzales, background top, as they gather for closing arguments at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on May 17.

Clark County agrees to pay $1.4 million to Benton, Clifford and Rice

Plaintiffs Don Benton, foreground from left, Christopher Clifford and Susan Rice join Judge Gregory Gonzales, background top, as they gather for closing arguments at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on May 17.

September 15, 2021, 5:45pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council has agreed to pay Don Benton and two other former county employees $1.4 million less than four months after a jury awarded the trio $693,998 in a wrongful termination lawsuit.  Read story

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Clark County hospitals near capacity as delta surge fuels COVID-19 cases

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September 9, 2021, 11:41am Clark County Health

Clark County reported that 100 percent of its ICU beds and 97 percent of its hospital beds were occupied earlier this week as the delta variant continues to boost infection and hospitalization rates. Read story

In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020.

Vancouver City Council to return to online meetings

In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020.

September 7, 2021, 5:40pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has joined the Clark County Council in returning to online public meetings as COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket in the region. Read story

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Clark County breakthrough COVID-19 cases rise about 62 percent in two weeks

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September 3, 2021, 2:25pm Clark County Health

The number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 who tested positive for the disease rose about 62 percent over two weeks, in the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rises to highest level on record

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September 2, 2021, 3:06pm Clark County Health

Clark County's COVID-19 activity rose to the highest level on record this week with 1,602 new cases since Aug. 26 — the most ever reported in a seven-day period. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity reaches levels not seen since January

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August 26, 2021, 1:10pm Clark County Health

Clark County's COVID-19 activity remained high over the past seven days, with activity rates reaching the highest level since the pandemic's last major surge in January. Four new deaths were reported. Read story

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Victim of Saturday shooting in east Vancouver identified

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August 24, 2021, 1:04pm Clark County News

A man killed in a Saturday night shooting at an east Vancouver parking lot has been identified as 34-year-old Armando P. Valencia of Vancouver. Read story

One dead in east Vancouver homicide

August 22, 2021, 10:40am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance as it investigates a homicide in east Vancouver. Read story

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Clark County’s ‘breakthrough’ COVID-19 cases surge

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August 20, 2021, 12:12pm Clark County Health

The number of vaccinated Clark County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 surged by 74 percent in two weeks, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story