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School districts in Clark County expect budget crisis down road

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

School districts in Clark County and across Washington are gearing up to build district budgets in a time of uncertainty fueled by the novel coronavirus pandemic and declining state revenues. Read story

VA assumes management of renamed Vancouver Barracks National Cemetery

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The historic military cemetery in Vancouver is now managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs instead of the Department of the Army, a change that will ease some restrictions over… Read story

Weather Eye: What a wake-up from nature’s alarm, thunderstorms

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

If you were one of those who had planned on sleeping in Saturday morning, you may have been woken up a bit early around 6 or 7 a.m. by nature’s great alarm, thunderstorms. A complex series of thunderstorms moved from California northward through Oregon and then Clark County and eventually up through Puget Sound. Read story

Public meetings for week of May 31

May 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Public meetings this week. Read story

Vancouver officials call for peace amid ‘outrage’ following death of George Floyd

May 30, 2020, 8:26pm Clark County News

Vancouver officials, calling on residents to remain peaceful, expressed sadness and condemnation as the death of a man in police custody in Minneapolis stirred protests, many of which turned to unrest. Read story

Habitat restoration project set at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge

May 30, 2020, 6:04pm Clark County News

The largest habitat restoration project ever attempted on the lower Columbia River begins Monday at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Read story

Round Lake closed over toxic blue-green algae

May 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health has closed Round Lake in Camas due to elevated toxin levels from blue-green algae, the agency announced Friday. Read story

Safe-park camp will move to C-Tran’s Evergreen Transit Center

May 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

An encampment that was previously at Vancouver Mall will reopen at C-Tran's Evergreen Transit Center pending the approval by the transit agency's directors, the city of Vancouver announced Friday. Read story

Emergency order to allow ‘parklets’ in Vancouver

May 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes issued an emergency order to authorize the use of "parklets" by Vancouver restaurants looking to expand seating capacity during Phase 2 of the state's COVID-19 reopening plan. Read story

From the Newsroom: How well do you know Clark County?

May 30, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

I am tired of talking about the newspaper business this week, but I like trivia. In the hope you like trivia, too, I cooked up a Clark County quiz. I tried to make a couple of the questions really tough! Read story