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Omicron COVID-19 variant straining Clark County hospitals

January 22, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

The omicron variant of COVID-19 is rampant in Clark County. Read story

Battle Ground school initiatives keep an eye on student mental health

January 22, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Colorful sticky notes with messages of encouragement cover a wall in the Wolverine Den, a modified counseling office at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground. Read story

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Morning Press: Minimum wage increase; ponzi scheme; #BettyWhiteChallenge

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January 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

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

From the Newsroom: New year, same challenges

January 22, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

It’s a new year, but the newspaper business is facing the same problems as it did in 2021. And 2020. And in the years before that. Read story

Free at-home COVID-19 tests on Washinton website

January 22, 2022, 5:56am Clark County News

The Washington State Department of Health launched a website Friday where people can order free at-home COVID-19 tests that will be shipped to their doorstep. Read story

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Police locate missing endangered man, 37

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January 21, 2022, 7:06pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s help as it searches for a missing endangered Vancouver man. Read story

Supporters of the Ridgefield schools bond wave signs Friday at the intersection of Pioneer Street and Royle Road in Ridgefield. Ballots for the upcoming Feb. 8 special election were sent to voters Friday.

Ridgefield, other Clark County communities to vote on school funding Feb. 8

Supporters of the Ridgefield schools bond wave signs Friday at the intersection of Pioneer Street and Royle Road in Ridgefield. Ballots for the upcoming Feb. 8 special election were sent to voters Friday.

January 21, 2022, 6:47pm Clark County News

Parents and community members lined street corners and roundabouts in Ridgefield on Friday to raise awareness for a bond measure on February’s special election ballot. Read story

Riverview Community Bank's Executive Vice President Kim Capeloto speaks at The Columbian's annual Economic Forecast breakfast in Vancouver in January 2015.

Riverview Community Bank executive Kim Capeloto to step down

Riverview Community Bank's Executive Vice President Kim Capeloto speaks at The Columbian's annual Economic Forecast breakfast in Vancouver in January 2015.

January 21, 2022, 6:32pm Business

Kim Capeloto, executive vice president and chief banking officer at Riverview Community Bank, will step down from the company in February. He’s worked at the bank for 11 years. Read story

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

Reconvened committee picks Clark County Council district map for public hearing

The Clark County Council met Tuesday morning to discuss redistricting maps.

January 21, 2022, 10:31am Clark County News

Clark County residents could have a new voting district map within the next few weeks. After months of wrangling by the county redistricting committee and Clark County Council, a public hearing on a single proposed map will be held early next month. Read story

Many new affordable housing developments are being constructed in the Fourth Plain Corridor, including the mixed-use housing project by Sea Mar Community Health Centers. Sea Mar received the first impact fee waiver from the city in 2017 to help ensure the low-income housing center was developed.

Washington legislators introduce two bills to boost affordable housing

Many new affordable housing developments are being constructed in the Fourth Plain Corridor, including the mixed-use housing project by Sea Mar Community Health Centers. Sea Mar received the first impact fee waiver from the city in 2017 to help ensure the low-income housing center was developed.

January 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Two bills co-sponsored by Southwest Washington legislators would increase the number of affordable housing developments, especially to low-income families and individuals. Read story