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Robert Ayala, one of the owners of Mi Casa Pupuseria, prepares an order during Wednesday's lunch rush. Business has slowed down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hispanic population in Clark County, Washington takes big hit from coronavirusvideo icon

Robert Ayala, one of the owners of Mi Casa Pupuseria, prepares an order during Wednesday's lunch rush. Business has slowed down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 30, 2020, 6:00am Business

Mi Casa Pupuseria Y Mexican Restaurant is just 7 months old and trying to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic by filling to-go orders. Read story

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

Clark County groups assist with rent amid pandemic

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

April 29, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

With Washington's eviction moratorium extended until June 4, tenants who are struggling to pay rent have more time to make plans and seek rent assistance. Read story

Donna Goff of Vancouver, left, picks up a bag of soup and face masks from Cheri Davis of Woodland on Saturday at Hazel Dell Church of Christ.

Clark County churches find creative ways to help the community during pandemic

Donna Goff of Vancouver, left, picks up a bag of soup and face masks from Cheri Davis of Woodland on Saturday at Hazel Dell Church of Christ.

April 26, 2020, 6:00am Churches & Religion

Churches haven’t been allowed to gather for Sunday services for weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, but that hasn’t stopped them from finding creative ways to do community outreach. Read story

The Salvation Army in Vancouver serves about 16,000 people throughout Clark County. It's been around since 1890.

Salvation Army in Vancouver looks to replenish pantry

The Salvation Army in Vancouver serves about 16,000 people throughout Clark County. It's been around since 1890.

April 23, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

The Salvation Army’s Vancouver corps is holding a no-contact donation drive on Monday to replenish its food pantry, which is strained under increased need. Read story

Volunteer Bob Bowling sets up the shower trailer at Living Hope Church in Vancouver on Friday. Due to the spread of coronavirus, the showers are now available on additional days for people in need.

Living Hope Church in Vancouver expands shower service amid COVID-19

Volunteer Bob Bowling sets up the shower trailer at Living Hope Church in Vancouver on Friday. Due to the spread of coronavirus, the showers are now available on additional days for people in need.

April 19, 2020, 6:00am Churches & Religion

With the Vancouver Navigation Center open limited hours and many public places closed, resources for people who are unhoused are opening or expanding around the city. Read story

Camas resident Sarah Leland, who is an ICU nurse, is recovering after having a case of COVID-19 that started in mid-March. "I've been very lucky to be able to be at home," the 39-year-old said. She is preparing to return to work next week.

Camas nurse recounts coming through COVID-19

Camas resident Sarah Leland, who is an ICU nurse, is recovering after having a case of COVID-19 that started in mid-March. "I've been very lucky to be able to be at home," the 39-year-old said. She is preparing to return to work next week.

April 17, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Sarah Leland is on the other side of the novel coronavirus. Read story

A 48-bed secure mental health facility may be built in the field next to Columbia River Mental Health Services in Vancouver's Bagley Downs neighborhood. The campus would consist of either two or three buildings.

DSHS proposes mental health facility in Vancouver’s Bagley Downs neighborhood

A 48-bed secure mental health facility may be built in the field next to Columbia River Mental Health Services in Vancouver's Bagley Downs neighborhood. The campus would consist of either two or three buildings.

April 13, 2020, 6:55pm Clark County Health

Vancouver could become the first city in the state to see a new mental health evaluation and treatment facility intended to treat patients in a more intimate setting closer to home. It’s part of the state’s shift toward regional mental health treatment centers and less reliance on Western State Hospital,… Read story

Jessica Mofford cleans a metal basket used to deliver bags of plastic Easter eggs during Activate Church's drive-thru Easter egg hunt in Camas on Saturday morning, April 11, 2020.

Clark County churches rise to the challenge and adjust for Easter

Jessica Mofford cleans a metal basket used to deliver bags of plastic Easter eggs during Activate Church's drive-thru Easter egg hunt in Camas on Saturday morning, April 11, 2020.

April 12, 2020, 6:00am Churches & Religion

It’s Easter Sunday, the most widely-attended church day for Christians, but parking lots are empty and pews absent of people in springtime attire. Read story

Community Foundation for Southwest Washington raises more than $4 million for coronavirus response

April 11, 2020, 7:15pm Clark County News

Three weeks after launching its SW Washington COVID Response Fund, the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has raised more than $4 million and disbursed $1.75 million to area nonprofit groups. Read story

Above, Renita Keatley of Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County sets out Seder plate kits for local families to celebrate Passover at home on Wednesday.

Seder, other traditions resonate for Clark County Jews amid COVID-19 precautions

Above, Renita Keatley of Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County sets out Seder plate kits for local families to celebrate Passover at home on Wednesday.

April 11, 2020, 6:01am Churches & Religion

Rabbi Elizabeth Dunsker normally hosts 30 people at her home for a Passover Seder. This year, she was joined for the meal solely by her husband and two kids. Read story