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FISH Westside Food Pantry extends evening drive-thru distribution

September 18, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver is extending its Wednesday evening drive-thru food distribution another week due to the impact of surrounding wildfires. Read story

CARES Act provides $2.3M to aid Clark County renters

September 16, 2020, 5:58am Clark County News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday the third and final round of rent assistance awards through the CARES Act, which included nearly $2.3 million for Clark County. Read story

No Meals on Wheels People delivery today

September 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Meals on Wheels People suspended its meal delivery service to homebound seniors today due to poor air quality. Read story

Clark County Food Bank (The Columbian files)

Clark County Food Bank, partners plan to help hungry kids

Clark County Food Bank (The Columbian files)

September 13, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark County Food Bank and its partner agencies are gearing up to support hungry kids during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Heathman Lodge in Vancouver has become a temporary home for seniors who had to evacuate their assisted living facility in Silverton, Ore., because of a wildfire.

Displaced Oregon seniors evacuated to Vancouver

Heathman Lodge in Vancouver has become a temporary home for seniors who had to evacuate their assisted living facility in Silverton, Ore., because of a wildfire.

September 12, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Seniors from an Oregon assisted living facility who were displaced by wildfires are staying at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver. Read story

Heisson resident and volunteer Elizabeth Stoltz waters the Fort Vancouver Garden in Vancouver on Friday. Stoltz said things were dried out because of the wind and smoke. "The wind sucks the life out of everything," she said. Stoltz is still not under evacuation from the Big Hollow Fire, but her family made a plan in case it gets to that point.

Smoke, hazardous air expected to linger in Clark County through weekend

Heisson resident and volunteer Elizabeth Stoltz waters the Fort Vancouver Garden in Vancouver on Friday. Stoltz said things were dried out because of the wind and smoke. "The wind sucks the life out of everything," she said. Stoltz is still not under evacuation from the Big Hollow Fire, but her family made a plan in case it gets to that point.

September 11, 2020, 6:30pm Clark County Health

Hazardous air from area wildfires continued to linger in Clark County on Friday and is expected to stick around through the weekend, but there is optimism that improved air quality could arrive within the next week. Read story

Hlee Huer, left, and Ker Chang with Cheng Blooms make bouquets at the Vancouver Farmer's Market in downtown Vancouver, June 20, 2020. Flower booths were integrated back into the farmers market last week and Chang said she is very happy to be back.

Vancouver Farmers Market canceled on Saturday

Hlee Huer, left, and Ker Chang with Cheng Blooms make bouquets at the Vancouver Farmer's Market in downtown Vancouver, June 20, 2020. Flower booths were integrated back into the farmers market last week and Chang said she is very happy to be back.

September 11, 2020, 12:47pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Farmers Market announced Friday that it would cancel Saturday's market due to poor air quality caused by Northwest wildfires. Read story

During the pandemic Portland teen Neal Jain started a grocery delivery service that recently expanded into Vancouver.

Portland teen, 16, expands free grocery delivery service to Clark County

During the pandemic Portland teen Neal Jain started a grocery delivery service that recently expanded into Vancouver.

September 9, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

A Portland teen who started a free grocery delivery service during the COVID-19 pandemic recently expanded the service into Clark County. Read story

Thousands of people gathered Friday evening at Vancouver Waterfront Park for Let Us Worship, a national tour petitioning against bans on large gatherings at houses of worship.

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Thousands of people gathered Friday evening at Vancouver Waterfront Park for Let Us Worship, a national tour petitioning against bans on large gatherings at houses of worship.

September 9, 2020, 6:01am Churches & Religion

Thousands of people worshipped at Vancouver Waterfront Park on Friday evening as part of a national tour protesting what it termed an "unprecedented attack" on freedom to worship. Read story

House fire in Vancouver displaces family of 5, dog

September 5, 2020, 7:36pm Clark County News

A Vancouver house fire displaced a family of five and their dog Friday evening. Read story