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The Clark County Council has approved contracts worth $2.9 million for two roundabouts around the Interstate 5/179th Street interchange in north Clark County. The roughly 2,200-acre area has been slated for extensive housing and retail.

Clark County Council OKs $2.9 million for roundabouts on N.E. 179th Street east of Interstate 5

The Clark County Council has approved contracts worth $2.9 million for two roundabouts around the Interstate 5/179th Street interchange in north Clark County. The roughly 2,200-acre area has been slated for extensive housing and retail.

January 5, 2021, 5:53pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council on Tuesday approved $2.9 million for two roundabouts on Northeast 179th Street east of Interstate 5 serving an area slated for extensive housing and commercial development. Read story

The state has grouped counties into regions to gauge COVID-19 activity for reopening, rather than county by county.

Inslee puts new reopening plan for Washington in motion

The state has grouped counties into regions to gauge COVID-19 activity for reopening, rather than county by county.

January 5, 2021, 3:06pm Editor's Choice

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced a regional economic reopening plan, with some COVID-19 restrictions on entertainment and individual fitness training being eased next week, but prohibitions on indoor dining at restaurants and indoor gyms remaining. Read story

A new law in Washington limits what a patient can be charged for insulin.

These are the Washington laws changing in the new year

A new law in Washington limits what a patient can be charged for insulin.

January 4, 2021, 6:03pm Editor's Choice

Jan. 1 doesn’t just mean you need a new calendar. It also means some new laws take effect for at least some people in the state. Read story

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Vancouver 19-year-old killed in Longview crash

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January 4, 2021, 3:46pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday morning in Longview. Read story

A sign outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors hospital staff working hard to treat patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

PeaceHealth COVID-19 outbreak reaches 11 staff and 19 patients

A sign outside PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center honors hospital staff working hard to treat patients during the COVID-19 crisis.

January 4, 2021, 2:01pm Clark County Health

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center officials clarified details around a recent COVID-19 outbreak at a media briefing Monday afternoon. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center is pictured Tuesday morning, April 28, 2020.

Evergreen district announces plans to bring kids back to classrooms

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center is pictured Tuesday morning, April 28, 2020.

January 4, 2021, 12:50pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools is making plans to have all elementary students back for in-person learning by Feb. 1, as outlined Monday by Superintendent Mike Merlino. Read story

Heaters at the outdoor dining area of the Main Event in downtown Vancouver add warmth for customers Alyson Hilken, from left, Krissy Sadewasser and John Laughlin as they enjoy a happy hour drink.  At top, a sign informs customers of alternative dining options at Main Event.

Outdoor dining cold comfort for struggling Clark County restaurants

Heaters at the outdoor dining area of the Main Event in downtown Vancouver add warmth for customers Alyson Hilken, from left, Krissy Sadewasser and John Laughlin as they enjoy a happy hour drink.  At top, a sign informs customers of alternative dining options at Main Event.

January 3, 2021, 6:02am Business

While customers gather under temporary structures, restaurant owners say expense of complying with virus restrictions keeping them in the red Read story

Melissa Glascock, from left, a respiratory therapist, Colette Reilly, a nurse manager, and Lisa Streissguth-Kasberg, a charge nurse, pose in front of a "Heroes Work Here" banner outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Clark County hospitals have seen spikes in coronavirus patients this fall and winter.

Nurses describe ‘huge emotional toll’ amid high COVID-19 numbers in Clark County

Melissa Glascock, from left, a respiratory therapist, Colette Reilly, a nurse manager, and Lisa Streissguth-Kasberg, a charge nurse, pose in front of a "Heroes Work Here" banner outside Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Clark County hospitals have seen spikes in coronavirus patients this fall and winter.

January 2, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

It’s hard for staff at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center not to run through worst-case scenarios when a new COVID-19 patient leaves their loved ones behind and checks into the hospital. Read story

Families in Orchards gather to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a neighborhood graduation ceremony June 5.

Washington’s 2020 graduation rate sets record as 6 Clark County high schools stand out

Families in Orchards gather to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a neighborhood graduation ceremony June 5.

January 2, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Washington’s high school seniors graduated in record numbers last spring, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and, in part, because of it. Read story

Gramor Development has submitted a preliminary application to build a new retail shopping center in east Vancouver, at the northwest corner of the intersection of Northeast 192nd Avenue and Southeast First Street.

Planned east Vancouver shopping center to include stores, restaurants

Gramor Development has submitted a preliminary application to build a new retail shopping center in east Vancouver, at the northwest corner of the intersection of Northeast 192nd Avenue and Southeast First Street.

January 2, 2021, 5:05am Business

Gramor Development has submitted a preliminary application to build a new retail shopping center in east Vancouver, at the northwest corner of the intersection of Northeast 192nd Avenue and Southeast First Street. Read story