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The Clark County Courthouse, front, and Clark County Jail in downtown Vancouver are pictured in May 2019.

Evergreen Public Schools union’s ex-treasurer sentenced in $70,000 theft

The Clark County Courthouse, front, and Clark County Jail in downtown Vancouver are pictured in May 2019.

October 26, 2021, 6:53pm Clark County News

The former treasurer of an Evergreen Public Schools employees union was sentenced Tuesday to six months for stealing $70,000 from the union’s bank account last year. Read story

In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020. The council returned to online meetings soon after.

Stronger Vancouver to get a new approach

In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020. The council returned to online meetings soon after.

October 26, 2021, 6:48pm Clark County News

The city’s ambitious proposal for a more sustainable future, Stronger Vancouver, is getting more attention from city councilors as they discuss a new approach to the plan. Read story

The homepage of the Washington Employment Security Department.

400 fewer Clark County residents employed in September

The homepage of the Washington Employment Security Department.

October 26, 2021, 6:44pm Business

There were 400 fewer employed residents in Clark County in September, but the recovery continues on an upward trend, said Scott Bailey, regional economist for Southwest Washington. Read story

Antonio Delgado, an environmental health specialist with Clark County, tests the soil where a septic system was proposed in 2019 in Ridgefield.

Clark County Public Health proposes new fees for services

Antonio Delgado, an environmental health specialist with Clark County, tests the soil where a septic system was proposed in 2019 in Ridgefield.

October 26, 2021, 6:40pm Clark County Health

Beginning in January, Clark County residents will likely find new fees in place for Public Health environmental services such as inspections and site reviews for new wells, septic systems or pools. Read story

FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River is seen from the air near Colfax. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Judge orders stay in case seeking to remove Snake River dams

FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River is seen from the air near Colfax. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 26, 2021, 4:52pm Latest News

SPOKANE — A federal judge on Tuesday granted a stay in litigation seeking to save endangered salmon runs on the Columbia and Snake rivers. Read story

First responders take care of people who were inside the Boise Towne Square shopping mall when a man opened fire at the mall Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Boise, Idaho.

Police: Suspect in Boise mall shooting dies

First responders take care of people who were inside the Boise Towne Square shopping mall when a man opened fire at the mall Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Boise, Idaho.

October 26, 2021, 2:20pm Latest News

BOISE, Idaho — The suspect in a Boise mall shooting that killed two people and injured four others has died, the Boise Police Department said Tuesday. Read story

A man walks his dog past the Fearless Girl statue outside the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in New York. Stocks are drifting mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors look ahead to another big week of earnings reports, this time from major technology companies including Facebook and Apple. The S&P 500 was down 0.1% early Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Solid earnings nudge U.S. stocks further into record heights

A man walks his dog past the Fearless Girl statue outside the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in New York. Stocks are drifting mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors look ahead to another big week of earnings reports, this time from major technology companies including Facebook and Apple. The S&P 500 was down 0.1% early Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

October 26, 2021, 2:15pm Business

Technology and health care companies helped push stocks higher on Wall Street Tuesday, nudging major indexes to new highs. Read story

This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Puurs, Belgium. Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine may be getting closer as government advisers on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2021 began deliberating whether there's enough evidence that the shots are safe and effective for 5- to 11-year-olds.

FDA advisers back Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for young kids

This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Puurs, Belgium. Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine may be getting closer as government advisers on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2021 began deliberating whether there's enough evidence that the shots are safe and effective for 5- to 11-year-olds.

October 26, 2021, 1:25pm Health

WASHINGTON — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, moving the U.S. closer to beginning vaccinations in children ages 5 to 11. Read story

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2021, file photo, workers stand near train tracks next to overturned cars from an Amtrak train that derailed near Joplin, Mont.  A preliminary report released Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2021, on the derailment of an Amtrak train in north-central Montana last month that killed three people and injured dozens more gave no information on the cause of the accident. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Cause of Montana Amtrak derailment still under investigation

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2021, file photo, workers stand near train tracks next to overturned cars from an Amtrak train that derailed near Joplin, Mont.  A preliminary report released Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2021, on the derailment of an Amtrak train in north-central Montana last month that killed three people and injured dozens more gave no information on the cause of the accident. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 26, 2021, 1:14pm Latest News

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A preliminary report on an Amtrak train derailment in north-central Montana last month that killed three people and injured dozens more gave no information on the cause of the accident, but said the train’s emergency brakes were activated and that Amtrak estimated the damage at more… Read story

Police: Man uses empty school bus to ram vehicles in Seattle

October 26, 2021, 11:53am Latest News

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man who stole a 33,000-pound unoccupied school bus, rammed into other vehicles, then led Seattle Police on a pursuit early Tuesday has been arrested. Read story