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Pandemic can’t quash Clark County’s Christmas spirit

November 27, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The lighting of the Christmas tree in Esther Short Park passed without fanfare because pandemic safety measures forced cancellation of the usual downtown Vancouver festivities. You can still find plenty… Read story

Kevin Peterson Jr. shooting investigation: Clark County deputies fired 34 timesvideo icon

November 25, 2020, 3:02pm Clark County News

Law enforcement tasked with investigating the fatal police shooting of Kevin Peterson Jr. say Clark County deputies fired a total of 34 rounds, with four rounds striking the 21-year-old Black… Read story

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Clark County sees 222 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths Wednesday in final report of week

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November 25, 2020, 12:37pm Clark County Health

Clark County confirmed 222 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Wednesday in a reporting week shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday. Read story

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Five arrested in alleged drive-by shooting, police chase near Minnehaha

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November 25, 2020, 10:14am Clark County News

Five people were arrested Tuesday afternoon following an alleged drive-by shooting and pursuit near the Minnehaha area that ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a pole, causing a major power outage. Read story

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As GOP support for Biden transition grows, Northwest Republicans continue to back Trump lawsuits

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November 25, 2020, 8:59am Clark County Politics

WASHINGTON — With President-elect Joe Biden's transition officially underway on Tuesday, Republican lawmakers from Washington and Idaho mostly kept quiet or reiterated their support for President Trump's effort to overturn the election results while a growing number of their GOP colleagues walked away from the Trump campaign's faltering legal challenges. Read story

Kindergartner Evalynn Pratt, 5, secures her face mask while waiting for her classmates to arrive on the bus at Sifton Elementary School in September.

Washington officials are considering loosening guidelines to reopen schools

Kindergartner Evalynn Pratt, 5, secures her face mask while waiting for her classmates to arrive on the bus at Sifton Elementary School in September.

November 25, 2020, 8:07am Editor's Choice

Washington state health officials are considering changing the disease metrics that guide school district reopening decisions during the pandemic. If adopted, up to half the state’s 300 school districts would meet the benchmark to start educating their youngest learners in person at least part time. Read story

The cost of replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge could go as high as $4.81 billion, according to conceptual cost estimates released this week.

Early estimates of I-5 Bridge replacement top out at $4.81 billion

The cost of replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge could go as high as $4.81 billion, according to conceptual cost estimates released this week.

November 24, 2020, 6:18pm Business

The renewed effort to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge has a long way to go before it gets an official price tag, but the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office put forward a range of conceptual cost estimates this week based on the mothballed Columbia River Crossing project, topping out at… Read story

A concept illustration shows how the Vancouver Innovation Center at the former HP campus could be configured, although the final layout will be determined through the master planning process, and individual building designs will come later. The light blue represents the existing office and industrial buildings, with purple representing potential new office or light industrial spaces and white representing residential buildings. The red building is a potential middle school.

Vancouver developers field questions about plans for former HP campus

A concept illustration shows how the Vancouver Innovation Center at the former HP campus could be configured, although the final layout will be determined through the master planning process, and individual building designs will come later. The light blue represents the existing office and industrial buildings, with purple representing potential new office or light industrial spaces and white representing residential buildings. The red building is a potential middle school.

November 24, 2020, 6:04am Business

The developers behind the planned Vancouver Innovation Center project held a second virtual neighborhood meeting last week to field questions about their plans for the former HP campus in east Vancouver. Read story

Cars merge onto Highway 14 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

Vancouver council ponders carbon-neutral city as early as 2045

Cars merge onto Highway 14 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

November 23, 2020, 8:41pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is in the process of drafting more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets that could see the community push toward carbon neutrality in future decades. Read story

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Suspected shoplifter shot by witness in lot of east Vancouver store

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November 23, 2020, 4:16pm Clark County News

Vancouver police are continuing to investigate a shooting Friday evening in the parking lot of a shopping center in which a man shot a suspected shoplifter. Read story