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Cold weather alert issued for Clark County homeless shelters

January 19, 2021, 10:50am Clark County News

A severe weather alert has been issued by Housing Solution Center and Council for the Homeless for tonight in Clark County. Read story

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Clark County accepting requests for new phase of coronavirus vaccination

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C.

January 19, 2021, 10:42am Clark County Health

Clark County is now accepting requests for COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone older than 65, and anyone older than 50 who lives in a multigenerational household. Read story

Millennium Bulk Logistics-Longview, a company owned by two coal producers, wants to build an operation in Longview to export 44 million metric tons of coal annually to Asia.

Millennium parent company files for Chapter 11; Columbia River site goes back to Alcoa

Millennium Bulk Logistics-Longview, a company owned by two coal producers, wants to build an operation in Longview to export 44 million metric tons of coal annually to Asia.

January 19, 2021, 10:15am Business

LONGVIEW — After Millennium Bulk Terminals’ parent company filed for bankruptcy this month, the fate of the proposed coal terminal on the old Reynolds Aluminum Co. site is again in doubt, with opponents to the terminal calling the project dead. Read story

James Kasper sits at the desk once used by Judge Robert L. Harris in the Clark County Courthouse. The desk is being donated to Kasper by retired pastor Michael White for Kasper to use at a soon-to-open recovery cafe in Hazel Dell that was once the Ice House Bar & Grill. White purchased the desk set at an auction some 30 years ago.

Late Judge Robert Harris’ desk to go in new Hazel Dell recovery cafe

James Kasper sits at the desk once used by Judge Robert L. Harris in the Clark County Courthouse. The desk is being donated to Kasper by retired pastor Michael White for Kasper to use at a soon-to-open recovery cafe in Hazel Dell that was once the Ice House Bar & Grill. White purchased the desk set at an auction some 30 years ago.

January 19, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Michael White was looking to get rid of an old walnut desk set he had in his garage. Read story

Clark County Public Health Educator Sandi Kendrick looks down at a dummy used to demonstrate how to administer lifesaving measures given to clients in "rescue kits" for overdose victims at the Harm Reduction Center in November 2014. In addition to working with REAL, Kendrick focused on many other areas of public health, including the county's syringe exchange program.

Clark County Public Health retiree Sandi Kendrick keeps it REAL

Clark County Public Health Educator Sandi Kendrick looks down at a dummy used to demonstrate how to administer lifesaving measures given to clients in "rescue kits" for overdose victims at the Harm Reduction Center in November 2014. In addition to working with REAL, Kendrick focused on many other areas of public health, including the county's syringe exchange program.

January 19, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Health

Cars drove by and honked their horns. One person danced in the yard. Others dropped off balloons and cards. Sandi Kendrick’s son watched the parade of cars drive by his mom’s house over video call and cried. So did Kendrick. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Get out and enjoy fresh air, break in weather action

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

January 19, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Dry weather continues, which sometimes is rare in the middle of winter. We have quickly changed to a cooler weather pattern and the forecast includes highs only in the 40s and lows around freezing, depending on the cloudiness. Colder in outlying areas of course. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Virtual Vancouver City Council meeting interrupted by ‘upsetting and shocking’ comments

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

January 18, 2021, 5:49pm Clark County News

A virtual Vancouver City Council meeting this weekend was briefly halted after unidentified attendees interrupted with racist and sexist epithets. Read story

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

Police officials: No Vancouver, Clark County officers, deputies present at U.S. Capitol riot

The Vancouver Police Department patch.

January 18, 2021, 3:28pm Clark County News

Clark County’s two largest law enforcement agencies report that to the best of their knowledge, no officers or deputies were in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 as rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Read story

Francisco Flores of Amazon, center, joins fellow volunteers as they plant native trees  on Monday morning during the Martin Luther King Day of Service at Meadowbrook North. Over 50 volunteers came out to the event hosted by the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, which was aimed at restoring native habitat and improving water quality of Burnt Bridge Creek in Vancouver. Over 300 trees were planted.

MLK Day of Service in Clark County

Francisco Flores of Amazon, center, joins fellow volunteers as they plant native trees  on Monday morning during the Martin Luther King Day of Service at Meadowbrook North. Over 50 volunteers came out to the event hosted by the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, which was aimed at restoring native habitat and improving water quality of Burnt Bridge Creek in Vancouver. Over 300 trees were planted.

January 18, 2021, 3:25pm Clark County News

Amazon employee Francisco Flores of Portland joins fellow volunteers as they plant native trees Monday morning at Meadowbrook North during the Martin Luther King Day of Service, above. Read story

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning.

Clark County Fairgrounds will be one of mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Washington

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning.

January 18, 2021, 3:17pm Clark County Health

OLYMPIA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday announced a plan to set up vaccination sites statewide with help from the National Guard and others as part of an overall goal to vaccinate 45,000 people a day. Read story