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Camp Bonneville cleanup project nearly done

October 22, 2020, 7:17pm Clark County News

A cleanup project of “one to two” years at Camp Bonneville is nearing completion — nearly two decades later. Read story

Clark County unemployment claims shift toward longer-term benefits

October 22, 2020, 6:37pm Business

Weekly unemployment insurance claims in Clark County continued on the same track last week: New initial claims are decreasing, but there’s a shift to longer-term unemployment for more and more… Read story

Jolee Mercer, a veteran dispatcher with CRESA for 17 years, works the county sheriff calls, which also includes BNSF, Camas police, Washougal police, Ridgefield police, La Center police, Battle Ground police at the CRESA office May 24, 2011 in Vancouver, Washington.

Regional 911 outage resolved in Clark County

Jolee Mercer, a veteran dispatcher with CRESA for 17 years, works the county sheriff calls, which also includes BNSF, Camas police, Washougal police, Ridgefield police, La Center police, Battle Ground police at the CRESA office May 24, 2011 in Vancouver, Washington.

October 22, 2020, 4:33pm Clark County News

Clark County had its 911 service restored after a brief outage Thursday. Read story

Vancouver police are looking for a suspect in a strong-arm robbery at the IQ Credit Union on Vancouver Mall Drive.

Vancouver police arrest strong-arm robbery suspect

Vancouver police are looking for a suspect in a strong-arm robbery at the IQ Credit Union on Vancouver Mall Drive.

October 22, 2020, 12:43pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department released a photo of the suspect, identified as 19-year-old Anthony M. Sollers, earlier in the day. Read story

Abs 2019-nCoV RNA virus - 3d rendered image on black background.

Clark County reports 47 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths on Thursday

Abs 2019-nCoV RNA virus - 3d rendered image on black background.

October 22, 2020, 12:07pm Clark County Health

Clark County recorded 47 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths on Thursday, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark collect ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

Clark County voter turnout near 30% with latest batch of ballots

Elections workers John Waterbury, left, and Les Stark collect ballots from an official drop box near the Clark County Elections Office on Saturday morning, October 17, 2020.

October 22, 2020, 11:58am Clark County News

The Clark County Elections office reported an additional 18,898 returned ballots Thursday, bringing voter turnout near 30 percent ahead of the Nov. 3 general election. Read story

Seattle, Portland, New York sue over Trump’s ‘anarchy’ label

October 22, 2020, 11:35am Latest News

SEATTLE — New York, Seattle and Portland — three cities recently labeled “anarchist jurisdictions” by the U.S. Justice Department — filed a lawsuit Thursday to invalidate the designation and fight off the Trump administration's efforts to withhold federal dollars. Read story

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, right, looks on as Jill McCluskey, the mother of slain University of Utah student-athlete Lauren McCluskey speaks during a press conference announcing they have reached a settlement in their lawsuit against the university Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

Family of slain Utah college student from Pullman gets $13.5M settlement

University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, right, looks on as Jill McCluskey, the mother of slain University of Utah student-athlete Lauren McCluskey speaks during a press conference announcing they have reached a settlement in their lawsuit against the university Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

October 22, 2020, 11:18am Latest News

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The parents of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed by her ex-boyfriend on campus two years ago reached a $13.5 million settlement Thursday with the university, which acknowledged that it didn't handle the woman's case properly. Read story

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, meets with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett despite Dems’ boycott

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, meets with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

October 22, 2020, 9:01am Latest News

WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans powered past a Democratic boycott Thursday to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate, keeping President Donald Trump's pick on track for confirmation before Election Day. Read story

U.S. jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high

October 22, 2020, 8:54am Business

WASHINGTON — The number of laid-off Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 787,000, a sign that job losses may have eased slightly but are still running at historically high levels. Read story