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Vancouver car rally honors Breonna Taylor

September 24, 2020, 7:36pm Clark County News

Around 20 vehicles gathered near the old Bethesda Church in Vancouver Thursday evening to call for justice for Breonna Taylor. Read story

Give More 24! passes $2 million goalvideo icon

September 24, 2020, 2:05pm Clark County News

In 17 hours, Give More 24! blew past its goal of raising $2 million for Southwest Washington charities in a single day. Read story

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Vancouver’s East Mill Plain neighborhood

September 24, 2020, 5:29pm Clark County News

A pedestrian was seriously injured Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle in Vancouver’s East Mill Plain neighborhood. Read story

Traffic flows smoothly in the southbound direction of Interstate 5 as motorists near the Interstate Bridge on Monday morning, Sept. 21, 2020.

Thursday I-5 Bridge traffic falling into familiar pattern

Traffic flows smoothly in the southbound direction of Interstate 5 as motorists near the Interstate Bridge on Monday morning, Sept. 21, 2020.

September 24, 2020, 1:15pm Clark County News

Clark County’s Thursday commute got off to what is becoming a routine start this morning, with early southbound slowing in Vancouver as traffic approaches the Interstate 5 Bridge and later northbound slowing in north Portland.  Read story

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Clark County adds 26 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths Thursday

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September 24, 2020, 1:04pm Clark County Health

Clark County recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths on Thursday, as research showed that people are most commonly catching the disease within their own household or at small private social gatherings. Read story

The Big Hollow Fire burning in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, northwest of Carson and southeast of Cougar, showed minimal growth Wednesday and remained at approximately 24,995 acres.

Big Hollow Fire sees much-needed rainfall

The Big Hollow Fire burning in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, northwest of Carson and southeast of Cougar, showed minimal growth Wednesday and remained at approximately 24,995 acres.

September 24, 2020, 10:31am Clark County News

he Big Hollow Fire burning in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest received more than 2 inches of rain Wednesday, but larger logs and stumps continue to burn in place. Read story

Rowan Lovato, 7, left, tackles schoolwork on his laptop while joined by tutor, Cheryl Davey, his twin brother, Wyatt, 7, and family cat, Jolene, at their Vancouver home Friday afternoon. The Lovato family is struggling to navigate digital learning, with one son with cerebral palsy, single mother Jill Lovato working full time and other obstacles.

Vancouver single mom relies on tutor to help sons navigate virtual learning

Rowan Lovato, 7, left, tackles schoolwork on his laptop while joined by tutor, Cheryl Davey, his twin brother, Wyatt, 7, and family cat, Jolene, at their Vancouver home Friday afternoon. The Lovato family is struggling to navigate digital learning, with one son with cerebral palsy, single mother Jill Lovato working full time and other obstacles.

September 24, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

In the minutes leading up to another day of classes, twin brothers Rowan and Wyatt Lovato were both on the floor. Read story

Work continues on the Interstate 5 Bridge during the trunnion replacement project, seen from the outdoor seating area at Who Song & Larry's. Across the river at Jantzen Beach, restaurant owners say that business is down by roughly 50 percent because the bridge project is stopping patrons driving from Washington.

I-5 Bridge work bites Jantzen Beach restaurants

Work continues on the Interstate 5 Bridge during the trunnion replacement project, seen from the outdoor seating area at Who Song & Larry's. Across the river at Jantzen Beach, restaurant owners say that business is down by roughly 50 percent because the bridge project is stopping patrons driving from Washington.

September 24, 2020, 6:01am Business

The Interstate 5 Bridge project isn’t affecting downtown Vancouver businesses much, but in Portland, it’s blocking Jantzen Beach restaurants and retail stores from much-needed revenue during the pandemic. Read story

Clark County Historical Museum's upcoming speaker series looks at housing and race in Clark County.

Museum event looks at housing and race in Clark County

Clark County Historical Museum's upcoming speaker series looks at housing and race in Clark County.

September 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

The complex history of housing and race in Clark County will be tackled in an upcoming Facebook live event held by the Clark County Historical Museum. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Last chance to plan last-minute outdoor projects

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

September 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The first storm of the official fall season arrived on schedule Wednesday with a quick burst of rain around the morning commute but abated for the noontime dash for lunch and running errands. It was breezy, but temperatures were on the mild side. Read story