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Clark County Council appoints senior prosecutor as District Court judge

July 28, 2021, 5:10pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council has appointed Senior Deputy Prosecutor James Smith to replace District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman, who retired from the bench June 30. Read story

MoBus delivers joy of reading in Camas School District

July 28, 2021, 5:05pm Clark County News

The Camas School District’s Book MoBus was first launched in 2019 by teacher Jennifer Scott as a way to encourage summer reading. Read story

Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

SW Washington study: Vaccination reduced senior COVID-19 hospitalizations by 90%

Safeway pharmacist Kristen Morin administers a dose of vaccine to Carol Hoak of Vancouver.

July 28, 2021, 9:56am Clark County Health

Being vaccinated against COVID-19 reduced the risk of hospitalization by 90 percent for people age 65 and older, according to a report released Wednesday by public health officials. Read story

NWS issues heat watch for Clark County, starts Thursday morning

July 28, 2021, 7:31am Clark County News

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued an excessive heat watch for the Vancouver-Portland area, the Columbia River Gorge, the Willamette Valley and the south Washington Cascade foothills. The heat watch goes into effect Thursday morning and continues through Saturday evening.  Read story

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Battle Ground schools delay changes to sexual education curriculum

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July 28, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Health

Call it a pause — for now — on the approval of Battle Ground Public Schools’ new middle school sexual health education curriculum. Read story

Kirkland Tower, left, the nearly completed condo tower at The Waterfront Vancouver, is pictured with Hotel Indigo at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday morning. The two projects from Vancouver-based Kirkland Development are being built together but will function as separate buildings.

Kirkland Tower at Waterfront Vancouver to open this fall

Kirkland Tower, left, the nearly completed condo tower at The Waterfront Vancouver, is pictured with Hotel Indigo at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday morning. The two projects from Vancouver-based Kirkland Development are being built together but will function as separate buildings.

July 28, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Business

More than three years after it broke ground, The Waterfront Vancouver’s biggest development to date is entering the home stretch of construction. Kirkland Tower began taking pre-sale reservations for condos earlier this month, and both it and the adjacent Hotel Indigo are slated to open in the fall. Read story

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Teen dies, three hurt in two-car crash Tuesday in southeast Battle Ground

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July 27, 2021, 10:02pm Clark County News

A 17-year-old boy died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday in southeast Battle Ground, according to the Battle Ground Police Department. Read story

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Body of missing Vancouver man found in Columbia River

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July 27, 2021, 6:38pm Clark County News

The body of a Vancouver man who went missing last week was found in the Columbia River on Sunday, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

Clark County Public Health: Mask up indoors, vaccinated or not

Bartender Britton Brown disinfects a table after customers leave Heathen Brewing in Vancouver in July.

July 27, 2021, 4:16pm Clark County Health

Facing surging COVID-19 cases, Clark County Public Health is  recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, resume wearing masks indoors to help prevent the spread of the disease. Read story

Abran Raya-Leon

Warrant: Brother drove getaway car after fatal shooting of Clark County detective

Abran Raya-Leon

July 27, 2021, 3:20pm Clark County News

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for Abran Raya Leon, accusing him of first-degree rendering criminal assistance for allegedly driving himself, his brother and his wife away from The Pointe Apartments in east Vancouver where his brother is accused of fatally shooting Clark County Sheriff's detective Jeremy Brown Friday night. Read story