Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Clark County News

Severe thunderstorm, weak tornado pass through Battle Ground area

September 27, 2021, 9:56pm Breaking News

A strong thunderstorm that swept through north Clark County on Monday night prompted reports of a funnel cloud or a tornado, according to the National Weather Service. Read story

Forecasters say Clark County rainy weather to continue through week

September 27, 2021, 6:27pm Clark County News

The fall, rainy season is here, and forecasters predict mild temperatures and continued showers throughout the week. Read story

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

Vancouver police to expand mental health field response

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

September 27, 2021, 4:59pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department announced Friday it will expand its mental health field response thanks to the same grant funding that allowed it to launch its Enhanced Mobile Crisis Response Team last year. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Suspect in knife attack in Vancouver homeless camp in court Tuesday

The Clark County Courthouse.

September 27, 2021, 4:11pm Clark County News

A transient man arrested Sunday in connection with a stabbing at a homeless camp in downtown Vancouver is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court. Read story

Ridgefield man gets 20 years for child pornography

September 27, 2021, 4:09pm Clark County News

A Ridgefield man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in federal prison in a scheme in which he enticed and pressured teens into sending him sexually explicit photos and videos. Read story

Guests file into a home at the Northwest Natural Parade of Homes on Wednesday in Felida. Some of the featured homes this year include Hardie Textured Panels, a new type of exterior siding that mimics the texture of stucco rather than wood.

Felida home show spotlights stucco-style siding

Guests file into a home at the Northwest Natural Parade of Homes on Wednesday in Felida. Some of the featured homes this year include Hardie Textured Panels, a new type of exterior siding that mimics the texture of stucco rather than wood.

September 27, 2021, 6:06am Business

Visitors arriving at this year’s Northwest Natural Parade of Homes in Felida are likely to notice an exceptionally wide range of exterior finishes on the new lineup of houses. Three of the seven houses in the lineup are partially or fully outfitted with Hardie Textured Panels, a new exterior finish… Read story

One man wounded in stabbing at Vancouver homeless camp

September 26, 2021, 11:46am Clark County News

A 26-year-old man was arrested Sunday after an altercation at a homeless camp in Vancouver escalated into a stabbing, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

Peasant life in rural Quebec demanded that young Esther Pariseau prove adept at sewing, weaving and combing wool for spinning. In her carriage-maker father's shop, she learned the carpentry design and skills she would later use to create and build hospitals and schools across the Pacific Northwest. Her legacy includes establishing the Sisters of Providence, Providence Academy and Providence Hospital.

Clark County History: Mother Joseph

Peasant life in rural Quebec demanded that young Esther Pariseau prove adept at sewing, weaving and combing wool for spinning. In her carriage-maker father's shop, she learned the carpentry design and skills she would later use to create and build hospitals and schools across the Pacific Northwest. Her legacy includes establishing the Sisters of Providence, Providence Academy and Providence Hospital.

September 26, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Her nimble peasant fingers could do anything, cook, sew, work wood and write lengthy letters. Born in the Canadian village of Saint-Elzéar, her parents, Joseph and Francoise Pariseau, named her Esther. A petite child, she often worked beside her father in his carriage shop. Her mother taught her embroidery, reading… Read story

Check It Out: Nine titles linked to number 9 for ninth month

September 26, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Do you have a favorite number? Mine happens to be nine. Why? I can’t really say. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, numerology is “the study of the occult significance of numbers.” Although I have a strong feeling about the number nine, I do not assign any meaning to nine beyond… Read story

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday. The latest wave of COVID-19 cases has put great stress on hospitals.

Health care unions say Washington hospitals ‘on the brink of a crisis’

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday. The latest wave of COVID-19 cases has put great stress on hospitals.

September 26, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Washington hospitals have spent the past month enduring the largest wave yet of COVID-19 cases, and the surge is prompting health care worker unions to issue renewed calls for hospitals to take additional steps to combat burnout, retain existing caregivers and maintain their overall staff levels. Read story