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Morning Press: Fatal police shooting; El Gaucho in Vancouver; more measles

By , Columbian Web Editor

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In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories of the week:

Teen shot by Vancouver police officer was from Micronesia

A Vancouver police officer shot and killed a 16-year-old boy while investigating a disturbance Tuesday night at a Southeast Ellsworth Road apartment complex, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

The boy was identified by a family friend as Clayton Joseph. He was a student at Evergreen High School, according to district spokeswoman Gail Spolar. Joseph began attending the high school in December, she said.

El Gaucho steakhouse coming to Waterfront Vancouver

One of Seattle and Portland’s fine dining mainstays is adding a new location: El Gaucho Vancouver will open in 2020 on the ground floor of the future Hotel Indigo at The Waterfront Vancouver.

Hotel Indigo developer Kirkland Development and the steakhouse’s parent company, Fire & Vine Hospitality, announced the news Monday.

Vancouver contracts for biological cleanup services as homeless population grows

At the end of an alleyway in Vancouver’s Arnada neighborhood were remnants of a campsite: cans, sleeping bags, clothes, a chair, a cooler and a carton of smashed eggs, all ruined by the rain.

Neighborhood Police Officer Tyler Chavers had posted a cleanup notice at the campsite on Tuesday after getting complaints from a 91-year-old woman who lives in a home next to the camp. None of the campers were still there Friday morning. Tammi Neblock, a code enforcement officer with the city of Vancouver, said it all would be hauled to Waste Connections.

19-year-old man accused of raping 2 girls appears in court

A Vancouver man accused of raping two girls in separate incidents appeared Tuesday morning in Clark County Superior Court.

Raeshaun Marquis Bolds, 19, pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree rape of a child. Judge Robert Lewis set Bolds’ bail at $50,000, according to court records.

Clark County measles outbreak stays at 64 confirmed cases

Clark County’s measles outbreak remains at 64 cases, according to a Clark County Public Health news release. There are two suspected cases but Public Health hasn’t identified any new exposure locations.

For a complete list of exposure sites, visit our measles exposure site page.