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"Capitol and capitol mall in Olympia, WA."

Washington lawmakers discuss top priorities for 60-day legislative session starting Monday

"Capitol and capitol mall in Olympia, WA."

January 9, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

State lawmakers will turn their attention to Olympia on Monday for the start of the 2022 legislative session. Despite a short 60-day window, legislators already have a long list of priorities they want to tackle. Read story

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

Clark County data: Vaccines effective

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

January 9, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

Recent data released by Clark County Public Health reveals the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, even in the face of the highly transmissible omicron variant. Read story

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

Weather Eye: A boring week for weather watchers, storm chasers

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

January 9, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Whew, what weather we had last week. Fortunately, here in Clark County, we were only brushed by the icy cold, heavy rains and flooding. Sure, we had some impacts, but nothing like the rest of the Evergreen State. Read story

Civil rights pioneer Young to join ‘family reunion’ on MLK Day

January 9, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Civil rights pioneer, politician, diplomat and activist Andrew Jackson Young Jr. will visit Vancouver on Jan. 17 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He will speak at the 12th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast held by iUrban Teen, a nationally recognized, Vancouver-based nonprofit focused on bringing career… Read story

Louis Pearl, who's stage name is The Amazing Bubble Man, performs for the audience as part of Columbia Play Project's Wiggles and Giggles series at Kiggins Theatre on Saturday. The next performance in the Wiggles and Giggles series will feature Hearts and Hands Drumming on Feb. 12 at Kiggins Theatre.

The Amazing Bubble Man gets to act like a kid in Kiggins Theatre series

Louis Pearl, who's stage name is The Amazing Bubble Man, performs for the audience as part of Columbia Play Project's Wiggles and Giggles series at Kiggins Theatre on Saturday. The next performance in the Wiggles and Giggles series will feature Hearts and Hands Drumming on Feb. 12 at Kiggins Theatre.

January 8, 2022, 7:00pm Clark County News

Did you know bubbles can be square? Louis Pearl does. Read story

Skyview High School sophomore Joe Watson, 16, center, joins classmates during English class on Monday. Vancouver Public Schools welcomed high school students across all grades into hybrid learning. It's their first day back in the classroom since schools shut down March 13, 2020.

School technology fund to end in June creating challenges for Washington districts

Skyview High School sophomore Joe Watson, 16, center, joins classmates during English class on Monday. Vancouver Public Schools welcomed high school students across all grades into hybrid learning. It's their first day back in the classroom since schools shut down March 13, 2020.

January 8, 2022, 2:04pm Clark County News

Internet access and personal devices were once privileges in schools. Today, they’re essential drivers of education. Read story

Vancouver previously sold its cemetery plots based on a price that was established in 2009. The adjustment made in 2021 enables the city to remain in the competitive market and continue providing quality service, said Bill Bjerke, Vancouver Public Works grounds superintendent.

Vancouver increases its cemetery prices

Vancouver previously sold its cemetery plots based on a price that was established in 2009. The adjustment made in 2021 enables the city to remain in the competitive market and continue providing quality service, said Bill Bjerke, Vancouver Public Works grounds superintendent.

January 8, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

City of Vancouver cemetery prices, which were once a local bargain, increased in 2021 to support operations and improve its overall services to ensure the sites remained taken care of for years to come. Read story

PLEXSYS Test Technician Robert Tomlinson runs simulation software on a computer at the PLEXSYS office in Camas. The company's technology is used to train air forces and, soon, space forces.

Camas company’s training simulators have real impact for U.S Air Force

PLEXSYS Test Technician Robert Tomlinson runs simulation software on a computer at the PLEXSYS office in Camas. The company's technology is used to train air forces and, soon, space forces.

January 8, 2022, 6:02am Business

On the border of Camas Meadows golf course, there’s a software company that’s changing the way that air forces around the world train their recruits. It’s about to get into the space industry, too. Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: I-84 closure; Camas racism allegation; church arson

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January 8, 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: 2022 is already a struggle

January 8, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

It’s only Jan. 8, and I am already tired of this year. Insurrection, infection, icy roads — how long until the Winter Olympics? I want to watch curling, a sport in which there are no referees and the winning team traditionally treats the losers to a round of beer. That’s… Read story