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Weather Eye: Lovely summer weather stretches into Thursday

August 4, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Our delightful summer weather continues and not much change until Thursday. I mentioned here Sunday that we could see some showers on Thursday. It appears a little more promising now… Read story

Farmers market merchant wins $40K to open downtown Vancouver tea store

August 4, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Business

Marianne Wilson Stein, a longtime farmers market merchant, is set to open downtown Vancouver’s only teahouse after winning a contest from the Vancouver’s Downtown Association on Friday. Read story

Clark County early returns at nearly 30% for primary

August 4, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Clark County voter turnout ahead of today’s primary election stood just below 30 percent Monday, approaching the total turnout figure for the most recent comparable election. Read story

Vancouver construction remains strong during pandemic

August 4, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Business

Building development at all stages, from planning to breaking ground to construction, is advancing in Vancouver under the pandemic. It’s a big difference from the Great Recession, when development essentially ground to a halt for years. Read story

AMR Northwest requesting donations of life jackets

August 4, 2020, 5:58am Clark County News

AMR Northwest in Vancouver is accepting gently used life jackets as part of its summer drive. Read story

Woodland schools leaders recommend distance learning

August 4, 2020, 5:55am Clark County News

Woodland Public Schools leaders joined Cowlitz County school district and health officials in recommending a remote start to the school year. Read story

Herrera Beutler vows to seek funds from federal gas tax for I-5 Bridge

August 3, 2020, 5:58pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, pledged Monday to help bring in federal gas tax funding for a potential new Interstate 5 Bridge replacement project. But she also called for the planning process to be mindful of the concerns of Southwest Washington residents. Read story

CARES Act to send nearly $5.5 million in rent assistance to Clark County

August 3, 2020, 5:44pm Clark County News

Nearly $5.5 million in rent assistance is coming to Clark County to help lower income tenants weather the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn. Read story

2-alarm duplex fire in Vancouver caused by improperly discarded cigarette butts

August 3, 2020, 3:58pm Clark County News

A fire that ripped through adjoining duplexes Friday in Vancouver’s Lincoln neighborhood was caused by improperly discarded cigarettes, according to a deputy fire marshal. Read story

Clark County adds 107 new COVID-19 cases

August 3, 2020, 12:26pm Clark County Health

More than a hundred new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by Clark County Public Health early this afternoon. Read story