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Where is the care? Nursing home, assisted living facility staffing shortage hits Clark County

January 23, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

The long-term care industry is facing the worst staffing shortages among all health care providers nationwide, and Clark County is being impacted. Read story

Weather Eye: This will be a good week for outdoor chores

January 23, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

We enjoyed sunny skies Saturday afternoon as a little easterly flow of air pushed the fog and low clouds out. It will be a pleasant week coming up, but according… Read story

Sen. Ann Rivers talks one-on-one with voters at Felida Park on Thursday afternoon, June 10, 2021.

Sen. Rivers’ bills goals: Subsidize diapers, help foster teens

Sen. Ann Rivers talks one-on-one with voters at Felida Park on Thursday afternoon, June 10, 2021.

January 23, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Friday proved to be a busy day for state Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, with several bills she is co-sponsoring appearing before Senate committees. One bill looks to aid teens in foster care, and another helps low-income families struggling to meet their financial needs. Read story

The Two Rivers Heritage Museum in downtown Washougal hosts group tours while its winter hours are limited. Camas Washougal Historical Society volunteer coordinator Lois Cobb, right, and her husband, Jim Cobb, the society's president, are among the many docents who lead the museum's tours.

Two Rivers Museum is a little-known trove of Clark County history

The Two Rivers Heritage Museum in downtown Washougal hosts group tours while its winter hours are limited. Camas Washougal Historical Society volunteer coordinator Lois Cobb, right, and her husband, Jim Cobb, the society's president, are among the many docents who lead the museum's tours.

January 22, 2022, 7:47pm Clark County News

In the lowlands and spacious prairie next to the Columbia River sits the Two Rivers Heritage Museum, an unassuming treasure trove that displays the history of eastern Clark County. Read story

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Vancouver eyes more affordable housing

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

January 22, 2022, 2:28pm Clark County News

Vancouver city staff presented nine proposed updates to zoning codes during a virtual open house Tuesday that would allow more development of affordable housing. Read story

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

Omicron COVID-19 variant straining Clark County hospitals

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

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

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

Lillie Shaver, a social-emotional learning center clerk at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground, is surrounded by inspirational messages in the school's Wolverine Den on Friday morning. The program is a part of a districtwide effort to provide social-emotional support to students acting out in class in place of punishment or an interruption of learning.

Battle Ground school initiatives keep an eye on student mental health

Lillie Shaver, a social-emotional learning center clerk at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battle Ground, is surrounded by inspirational messages in the school's Wolverine Den on Friday morning. The program is a part of a districtwide effort to provide social-emotional support to students acting out in class in place of punishment or an interruption of learning.

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