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Two new coronavirus cases in Washington

February 28, 2020, 8:36pm Health

Washington state health officials announced two new coronavirus cases Friday night, a woman who had recently traveled to South Korea and a teenager whose high school basketball team is scheduled… Read story

Oregon has first coronavirus case: elementary school employee

February 28, 2020, 7:48pm Health

Oregon’s first coronavirus case emerged on Friday, and the infected person worked at an elementary school in the Portland area, which will be temporarily closed, authorities said. Read story

Washington State School for the Blind students take a snow dayvideo icon

February 28, 2020, 6:29pm Clark County News

These kids have a need for speed. Read story

Xavian Rushing finds stability in Seton Catholic, basketball

February 28, 2020, 5:22pm Latest News

When Xavian Rushing hears the “Super Senior” chants directed at him, he cracks a smile. Rushing, the Cougars' leading scorer and rebounder, actually is a sixth-year high school student, and not ashamed of it. He's proud of how far he's come, and more importantly, where he's going. Read story

Ridgefield School District retools bond

February 28, 2020, 4:30pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District hopes the third time will be the charm for its latest bond initiative. The school board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a construction measure back to voters on the April 28 ballot. Read story

Wall Street has worst week since 2008 as S&P 500 drops 11.5%

February 28, 2020, 2:10pm Business

Stocks sank again Friday after another wild day on Wall Street, extending a rout that handed the market its worst week since October 2008 at the height of the financial crisis. Read story

Items in north Clark County shop damaged by smoke due to electrical failure

February 28, 2020, 2:07pm Clark County News

An electrical-cord failure prompted a large response early Friday morning from Clark County Fire District 10, but the incident resulted only in smoke damage. Read story

Transient man gets 2 1/2 years for involvement in beating, robbery of homeowner

February 28, 2020, 2:05pm Clark County News

A 22-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 2 ½ years in prison for helping three other people rob and beat an older man in Vancouver’s Fircrest neighborhood in December 2017. Read story

Oregon ramps up coronavirus preparation, faces challenges

February 28, 2020, 2:02pm Health

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon ramped up efforts Friday to combat a possible outbreak of coronavirus and state health officials said potential challenges include closing schools, businesses and events, and sustained shortages of medical supplies. Read story

Court temporarily halts Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

February 28, 2020, 1:57pm Latest News

SAN DIEGO — Dealing a significant blow to a signature Trump administration immigration policy, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that the government can no longer make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through the U.S. immigration courts. Read story