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FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated from a patient, in a laboratory in Fort Detrick, Md. Coronaviruses, including the newest one, are named for the spikes that cover their outer surface like a crown, or corona in Latin. Using those club-shaped spikes, the virus latches on to the outer wall of a human cell, invades it and replicates, creating viruses to hijack more cells.

Clark County clocks 23 new COVID-19 cases

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated from a patient, in a laboratory in Fort Detrick, Md. Coronaviruses, including the newest one, are named for the spikes that cover their outer surface like a crown, or corona in Latin. Using those club-shaped spikes, the virus latches on to the outer wall of a human cell, invades it and replicates, creating viruses to hijack more cells.

September 16, 2020, 12:01pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health confirmed 23 new coronavirus cases Wednesday morning. Read story

Big Hollow Fire Daily Update and map for September 16.  (U.S.

Big Hollow Fire in Gifford Pinchot National Forest 15 percent contained

Big Hollow Fire Daily Update and map for September 16.  (U.S.

September 16, 2020, 11:47am Clark County News

The Big Hollow Fire burning in the southwestern region of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest was 15 percent contained as of Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Read story

ZoomInfo co-founder and CEO Henry Schuck earned a spot on Fortune Magazine's "40 under 40" list this month. The Vancouver-based company has adapted its product and culture to the pandemic in many ways while growing at a fast pace.

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo stays fast on its feet amid virus

ZoomInfo co-founder and CEO Henry Schuck earned a spot on Fortune Magazine's "40 under 40" list this month. The Vancouver-based company has adapted its product and culture to the pandemic in many ways while growing at a fast pace.

September 16, 2020, 6:02am Business

Like nearly all 1,432 employees at Vancouver-based ZoomInfo, co-founder and CEO Henry Schuck on Thursday sat behind his home-office desk, where he’s been conducting a changing business, now worth billions of dollars since the company’s first public stock offering in June. Read story

Clark County jury coordinator Gigi Darfler, center, gives instructions to potential jurors as they begin jury selection for a civil trial Monday morning at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. The Superior Court trial is one of two that commenced Monday. They are the first to be heard by jurors since mid-March due to COVID-19. Jury selection for a Clark County District Court domestic violence case was carried out at the courthouse in Vancouver.

Clark County seeks fair jury during pandemic

Clark County jury coordinator Gigi Darfler, center, gives instructions to potential jurors as they begin jury selection for a civil trial Monday morning at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds. The Superior Court trial is one of two that commenced Monday. They are the first to be heard by jurors since mid-March due to COVID-19. Jury selection for a Clark County District Court domestic violence case was carried out at the courthouse in Vancouver.

September 16, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Potential jurors gathered Monday morning at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, chosen for its spaciousness, which allows everyone involved in the jury selection process to follow social distancing guidelines. Read story

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Clark County residents can submit questions for 3rd District debate

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September 16, 2020, 5:58am Clark County News

What do you want to know from your congressional candidates? Read story

CARES Act provides $2.3M to aid Clark County renters

September 16, 2020, 5:58am Clark County News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday the third and final round of rent assistance awards through the CARES Act, which included nearly $2.3 million for Clark County. Read story

A ship carrying wind turbine parts is unloaded at the Port of Vancouver in July. The coronavirus pandemic has hit seafarers hard, with up to a quarter of the worldwide work force marooned.

Coalition rallies support for cargo ship workers stranded at sea

A ship carrying wind turbine parts is unloaded at the Port of Vancouver in July. The coronavirus pandemic has hit seafarers hard, with up to a quarter of the worldwide work force marooned.

September 15, 2020, 8:14pm Clark County Business

Local labor leaders and activists joined a virtual press conference Tuesday evening hosted by the Pacific Coast Coalition for Seafarers, aimed at rallying support for cargo ship workers. Read story

Motorists traveling on Highway 99 navigate thick wildfire smoke as it continues to choke the region.

Clark County is worst in state as Washington sets record for hazardous air

Motorists traveling on Highway 99 navigate thick wildfire smoke as it continues to choke the region.

September 15, 2020, 7:33pm Clark County News

Washington has recorded its longest-running period with hazardous air quality in at least the last 14 years, and Clark County has registered the worst air quality in the state during a record-setting period. Read story

The County Council meets at the Clark County Public Service Center on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Clark County Council OKs emergency declaration due to wildfires

The County Council meets at the Clark County Public Service Center on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

September 15, 2020, 6:26pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council declared an emergency Tuesday due to ongoing wildfires in the area. Read story

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

Battle Ground Public Schools announces furloughs for 152

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

September 15, 2020, 3:33pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools announced furloughs and reductions in hours affecting 152 employees in the district. Read story