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Tower Mall COVID-19 testing site offers rapid free testing to all

January 23, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County News

Universal COVID-19 vaccine availability is still a long way off and local health officials are working to provide faster and easier testing options in the meantime. Clark County's newest rapid… Read story

Washington, Oregon report cases of new strain of coronavirus

January 23, 2021, 5:35pm Latest News

Washington and Oregon are now confirming additional cases of the more contagious variant of COVID-19 in the Pacific Northwest. Read story

Second case of highly contagious coronavirus mutation detected in Oregon

January 23, 2021, 4:06pm Latest News

Oregon officials on Saturday announced the state’s second case of the contagious strain of the coronavirus that rapidly swept through the United Kingdom. Read story

Hiker rescued after falling down cliff in Columbia Gorge

January 23, 2021, 4:03pm Latest News

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. — A hiker has been rescued in Oregon, apparently three days after he fell down a 50-foot cliff in the Columbia River Gorge. Read story

Snow gathers on Burnt Bridge Creek Trail in Vancouver on Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2019.

Forecasters: Snow possible in Clark County

Snow gathers on Burnt Bridge Creek Trail in Vancouver on Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2019.

January 23, 2021, 1:19pm Clark County News

Weather forecasts in recent days have raised the tantalizing possibility that Clark County might see some snow in the first half of the week, a welcome break from what has so far been an unseasonably warm winter. Read story

A patron, who did not want to give her name, shows the ticket she had just purchased for the Mega Millions lottery drawing at the lottery ticket vending kiosk in a Smoker Friendly store, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Cranberry Township, Pa. The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing after more than four months without a winner.

Michigan Mega Millions ticket wins $1.05 billion jackpot

A patron, who did not want to give her name, shows the ticket she had just purchased for the Mega Millions lottery drawing at the lottery ticket vending kiosk in a Smoker Friendly store, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Cranberry Township, Pa. The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing after more than four months without a winner.

January 23, 2021, 12:01pm Latest News

DETROIT — Someone in Michigan bought the winning ticket for the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which is the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. Read story

FILE - In this April 18, 2007 file photo, Larry King speaks to guests at a party held by CNN, celebrating King's fifty years of broadcasting in New York.  King, who interviewed presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes during a half-century in broadcasting, has died at age 87. Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted that King died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

FILE - In this April 18, 2007 file photo, Larry King speaks to guests at a party held by CNN, celebrating King's fifty years of broadcasting in New York.  King, who interviewed presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes during a half-century in broadcasting, has died at age 87. Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted that King died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

January 23, 2021, 12:00pm Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87. Read story

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial.

Clark County education leaders join state teachers union to press for vaccine

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial.

January 23, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

As more teachers and school staffers return to classrooms for in-person instruction, their COVID-19 eligibility timeline can be confusing. Read story

Energy Adviser: Take steps to prevent electrical fires

January 23, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Electricity is so central in our lives that it’s easy to forget just how dangerous it can be. Read story

Morning Press: Vaccination site coming to fairgrounds; G-P razes buildings; Jimmie Rodgers dies

January 23, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories from the week: Read story