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Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

How, where, when: The COVID-19 vaccine in Washington state

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning. PeaceHealth has administered the vaccine to nearly 100 first responders from Clark and Cowlitz counties. The plan is to give roughly 200 first responders the first dose of the vaccine over the next couple of weeks.

December 28, 2020, 5:37am Editor's Choice

Because communication about vaccines has been confusing, at best, and vaccine protocols seem to change daily, we’ll do our best to answer the questions our readers have asked here. But the answer to most can be summed up in this way: Nobody knows for certain. Read story

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2020 file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  State lawmakers across the country will be convening in 2021 with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic rippling through much of their work — and even affecting the way they work. After 10 months of emergency orders and restrictions from governors and local executive officials, some state lawmakers are eager to reassert their power over statewide decisions shaping the way people shop, work, worship and attend school  (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington state will spend $54M to help gig workers

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2020 file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  State lawmakers across the country will be convening in 2021 with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic rippling through much of their work — and even affecting the way they work. After 10 months of emergency orders and restrictions from governors and local executive officials, some state lawmakers are eager to reassert their power over statewide decisions shaping the way people shop, work, worship and attend school  (AP Photo/Ted S.

December 27, 2020, 2:19pm Editor's Choice

OLYMPIA — Washington will spend $54 million to provide one-time payments to nearly 100,000 gig and self-employed workers cut off from unemployment benefits because of the impasse over the federal COVID-19 relief and spending bill, Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday. Read story

Jerry Kotsovos of Camas, pictured on his daily run Wednesday afternoon, December 23, 2020, has been running for 46 years.

Martinez: Camas runner Jerry Kotsovos approaching milestone of 130,000 miles logged

Jerry Kotsovos of Camas, pictured on his daily run Wednesday afternoon, December 23, 2020, has been running for 46 years.

December 25, 2020, 6:00am Community Sports

74-year-old man first took up running 46 years ago and rarely misses a day Read story

John McDonagh, president/CEO of the Greater Vancouver Chamber, directs customers picking up dinner as part of Savor the Couve on Dec. 17 at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The promotional event aims to boost local restaurants, which have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdowns intended to curb the pandemic's spread.

Savor the Couve a grab-and-go five-course meal from rotation of Vancouver restaurants

John McDonagh, president/CEO of the Greater Vancouver Chamber, directs customers picking up dinner as part of Savor the Couve on Dec. 17 at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The promotional event aims to boost local restaurants, which have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdowns intended to curb the pandemic's spread.

December 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The idea for a new collaborative promotion called Savor the Couve came out of the Restaurant Roundtable, a large group of restaurant owners who meet virtually every week to discuss solutions for the ever-changing challenges posed by COVID-19. Read story

Shannon Holliday, manager at Carol's Corner Cafe, left, chats with Kathryn Tilkin of Hockinson, center, as the restaurant receives a generous holiday tip from Tilkin and her friends on Dec. 18. The group picked up a to-go order of 25 cinnamon rolls and left a holiday card with $3,100 to support the restaurant, which has been struggling due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Hockinson women donate $3,100 to help Carol’s Corner Cafe weather virus

Shannon Holliday, manager at Carol's Corner Cafe, left, chats with Kathryn Tilkin of Hockinson, center, as the restaurant receives a generous holiday tip from Tilkin and her friends on Dec. 18. The group picked up a to-go order of 25 cinnamon rolls and left a holiday card with $3,100 to support the restaurant, which has been struggling due to COVID-19 restrictions.

December 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A group of Hockinson women recently took the idea of supporting local restaurants to a new level as small businesses continue to grapple with COVID-19 restrictions. Read story

The Vancouver City Council gathers for its first meeting of 2020 — before the pandemic — at Vancouver City Hall in January.

Vancouver Task Force on Council Representation in search of consensus

The Vancouver City Council gathers for its first meeting of 2020 — before the pandemic — at Vancouver City Hall in January.

December 24, 2020, 5:12pm Clark County News

After a year of debating strategies to diversify Vancouver’s government, the Task Force on Council Representation remains divided on which measures will ultimately move the needle. Read story

A colorful Christmas tree adds a festive touch for shoppers and workers at Vancouver Mall. Despite COVID-19 occupancy restrictions, general manager Tracy Peters said, the mall has done relatively well during the current holiday shopping season.

Vancouver Mall mostly weathers storm in COVID-19 holiday season

A colorful Christmas tree adds a festive touch for shoppers and workers at Vancouver Mall. Despite COVID-19 occupancy restrictions, general manager Tracy Peters said, the mall has done relatively well during the current holiday shopping season.

December 24, 2020, 6:00am Business

Retailers adjust to pandemic, state restrictions by reimagining holiday season Read story

The Clark County Sheriff's Office, Vancouver Police Department and Washington State Patrol investigate a shooting in Hazel Dell on Oct. 29.

Radio traffic around fatal police shooting of Kevin Peterson paints chaotic scenevideo icon

The Clark County Sheriff's Office, Vancouver Police Department and Washington State Patrol investigate a shooting in Hazel Dell on Oct. 29.

December 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Radio traffic from the night of the fatal police shooting of Kevin Peterson Jr. paints a chaotic scene that unfolded in about 10 minutes’ time — from when he arrived until authorities approached him as he lay on the ground. Read story

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning.

Clark County nears 2,000 known COVID-19 vaccinations

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning.

December 23, 2020, 4:12pm Clark County Health

Between COVID-19 vaccinations and hospitalizations, Clark County is seeing some encouraging signs to end a bleak year. Read story

Police officers and officials congregate outside the building where a shooting reportedly happened on Tuesday, December 22, at the 505 building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Colleagues mourn loss of woman, 20, killed in medical office murder-suicide

Police officers and officials congregate outside the building where a shooting reportedly happened on Tuesday, December 22, at the 505 building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

December 23, 2020, 12:35pm Clark County News

Liliya Zagariya, a 20-year-old volunteer emergency medical technician with dreams of becoming a paramedic, was working at a Vancouver medical office Tuesday afternoon when a man walked in, shot her in the chest and then turned the weapon on himself. Read story