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Skyview High School senior Dylan Walker, 18, shows his support Tuesday afternoon for masks in school during a demonstration with classmates and others. Walker came out to oppose anti-mask protesters last week, too.

Judge bans protests within mile of Vancouver Public Schools sites

Skyview High School senior Dylan Walker, 18, shows his support Tuesday afternoon for masks in school during a demonstration with classmates and others. Walker came out to oppose anti-mask protesters last week, too.

September 8, 2021, 4:33pm Clark County Health

A Clark County Superior Court judge granted an injunction Tuesday prohibiting protests, rallies or other demonstrations that “disrupt educational services” within one mile of Vancouver schools. Read story

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

Hockinson School District probes incident between teacher, parent

Hockinson MIddle School (Courtesy of Hockinson School District)

September 8, 2021, 4:11pm Clark County News

The Hockinson School District is investigating an incident from last week’s middle school open house during which a parent allegedly made discriminatory remarks while confronting a school employee. Read story

Therron Pittman was fatally shot on Memorial Day in Vancouver.

Vancouver police seek information in Uptown Village slaying

Therron Pittman was fatally shot on Memorial Day in Vancouver.

September 8, 2021, 11:14am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is seeking information in the Memorial Day killing of Therron Pittman near Uptown Village. Read story

A crash on Interstate 5 south has traffic backed up near the exit for ilani.

Serious crash on I-5 south leaves 2 injured, one in critical condition

A crash on Interstate 5 south has traffic backed up near the exit for ilani.

September 8, 2021, 10:30am Clark County News

A single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 5 southbound has closed Exit 16 near ilani casino Wednesday morning. One person was taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center with critical injuries, according to Washington State Patrol. Another person involved is in stable condition. Read story

A sandwich board advertises the benefits of using an EBT card at the Vancouver Farmers Market.

SNAP users’ benefits to increase 21% as pandemic aid ends

A sandwich board advertises the benefits of using an EBT card at the Vancouver Farmers Market.

September 8, 2021, 6:08am Clark County News

LONGVIEW — People using the federal food assistance program known as SNAP will receive a 21 percent permanent benefits increase this fall, as temporary COVID-19 pandemic relief to the program is set to expire. Read story

Skyview High School students including junior Clara Hawkins, 16, in gray from left, junior Ariel Tanner, 16, senior Dylan Walker, 18, and senior Elliott Gibby, 17, show their support for masks in school Tuesday afternoon.

Skyview students, parents ready to counter anti-mask protesters

Skyview High School students including junior Clara Hawkins, 16, in gray from left, junior Ariel Tanner, 16, senior Dylan Walker, 18, and senior Elliott Gibby, 17, show their support for masks in school Tuesday afternoon.

September 7, 2021, 7:01pm Clark County Health

Skyview High School students, parents and staff demonstrated Tuesday in support of school leadership and against anti-mask protesters who prompted a lockdown on Friday. Read story

Generator stolen from Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

September 7, 2021, 3:46pm Clark County News

Officials at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center are asking the public to keep an eye out for a $28,000 generator the hospital used to power its overflow tent outside of its emergency department. The generator was stolen early Saturday morning. Read story

Therese Livella sells bundles of 30 Fuzzy Wizettes in tin holders at local farmers markets and online at tamingwindigo.com.

La Center woman’s reusable toilet paper on a roll

Therese Livella sells bundles of 30 Fuzzy Wizettes in tin holders at local farmers markets and online at tamingwindigo.com.

September 7, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Toilet paper is a very recent invention, in terms of human history. Toilet paper in the modern sense has only been around since 1857, when New Yorker Joseph Gayetty sold “medicated paper” for use in the water closet. Before that, options for keeping clean included sponges attached to sticks, moss,… Read story

John and Trish McDermott of Vancouver walk along Officers Row.

City of Vancouver to manage cultural landmarks

John and Trish McDermott of Vancouver walk along Officers Row.

September 6, 2021, 3:03pm Clark County News

Vancouver is expanding its Parks and Recreation Department to encompass the city’s cultural assets and is now formally called Vancouver Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Read story

120,000 in Washington will lose federal jobless benefits next week. Here’s what the state says

September 6, 2021, 8:46am Business

Just in time for Labor Day, 120,000 jobless Washingtonians will lose their unemployment benefits as a federal pandemic program expires — and state officials still aren’t stepping up with funds to soften the loss. Read story