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Camas police found eight “medium-sized” python snakes Thursday near Round Lake that they believe were dumped there by someone who kept them as pets.
Someone called in the snakes around 9:30 a.m., and responding officers found them near the parking lot at Lacamas Park at Round Lake, according to the Camas Police Department.
An outbreak of COVID-19 traced to a patient floor at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has sickened at least 10 patients and four employees in the last few days, according to hospital and public health officials.
The hospital has isolated the floor, restricted new patient admissions to that floor, and begun testing the remaining patients there for COVID-19, officials said Sunday afternoon.
- Patients were in the hospital for other medical reasons when they contracted COVID-19
- Update: PeaceHealth COVID outbreak traced to patient; 3 of 4 infected workers unvaccinated
- Update: Cases in PeaceHealth COVID-19 outbreak more than double
Joel Moon never thought living in Vancouver would be this straining as he seeks an independent life, and now he’s considering leaving for good.
Moon, 22, works graveyard shifts, many of them 12 hours long, as a packer at Frito-Lay. His average workweek of 65 hours allows him to earn more than $40,000 a year, but he pays $1,312 in rent at his one-bedroom apartment near Mountain View High School.
A chair is not just a chair and a bed is not just a bed. For struggling families, furniture they receive from a Vancouver nonprofit gives them hope, dignity and stability.
Bill Lemke, founder of the NW Furniture Bank, said his organization gives furniture to people through referrals from local social service agencies, supplying them with whatever they need to make a house a home.