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Skyview High School students walk out of class, demand safer schools

May 26, 2022, 8:26pm Clark County News

A few hundred students from Skyview High School walked out of class around 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, leading cheers and waving signs advocating for safer schools and gun restrictions. Read story

Clark County can adopt controversial new C2 voting district map, judge rules

May 26, 2022, 7:45pm Clark County News

Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson on Thursday ruled the county had the legal authority to adopt a new voting district map after the deadline set by state law,… Read story

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Vancouver man accused of shooting at his own car he said was stolen during Highway 14 chase

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May 26, 2022, 6:17pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is accused of shooting at his own car, which he said had been stolen from him, during a high-speed chase Tuesday night on state Highway 14. Read story

Clark County sheriff's deputies seized a handgun Thursday from a boy at Heritage High School after school employees allegedly found it in his backpack.

Clark County deputies arrest boy with gun at Heritage High School

Clark County sheriff's deputies seized a handgun Thursday from a boy at Heritage High School after school employees allegedly found it in his backpack.

May 26, 2022, 4:49pm Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested a boy Thursday at Heritage High School after school employees allegedly found a handgun in his backpack. Read story

The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell ran from the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash in January in Hazel Dell

The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell ran from the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

May 26, 2022, 4:14pm Clark County News

Local authorities arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a Jan. 23 fatal hit-and-run crash in Hazel Dell. Read story

Workers assemble products and packaging on the manufacturing floor at Hawthorne Gardening Company in Vancouver in 2021.

Hawthorne Gardening announces 42 layoffs at Vancouver facility

Workers assemble products and packaging on the manufacturing floor at Hawthorne Gardening Company in Vancouver in 2021.

May 26, 2022, 2:31pm Business

Hawthorne Gardening Co. announced a 42-person layoff at its Vancouver facility to outsource its carbon filter manufacturing. Read story

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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate continues steady rise

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May 26, 2022, 2:29pm Clark County Health

Clark County’s reported COVID-19 activity rate increased this week as disease activity continues to ramp up. Read story

Tammi Bell, foreground, mother of Kevin Peterson Jr., joins his father, Kevin Peterson Sr., and other family members during a press conference as they announce a lawsuit against the Clark County Sheriff's Office after the 21-year-old Black man was shot in 2020, as seen at the Aero Club on Thursday afternoon, May 26, 2022.

Kevin Peterson Jr.’s family files federal lawsuit against Clark County

Tammi Bell, foreground, mother of Kevin Peterson Jr., joins his father, Kevin Peterson Sr., and other family members during a press conference as they announce a lawsuit against the Clark County Sheriff's Office after the 21-year-old Black man was shot in 2020, as seen at the Aero Club on Thursday afternoon, May 26, 2022.

May 26, 2022, 11:51am Clark County News

The family of Kevin Peterson Jr., a 21-year-old Black man who was killed by Clark County sheriff’s deputies during a drug sting, filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the county Thursday. Read story

Man ID’d in fatal May 16 shooting in Orchards

May 26, 2022, 9:40am Clark County News

A man who was found fatally wounded in a crashed car May 16 in Orchards was identified Thursday as Ramon Magana-Izazaga, 27, of Vancouver, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Three-day weekend will offer all kinds of weather

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

May 26, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

This week’s weather wouldn’t take long to get used to, that’s for sure: mainly sunny skies, with highs in the low 70s. Goodness, this could go on forever. Read story