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Clark County Prosecutor’s Office: Get body cameras

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February 23, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

County prosecutors have joined a growing group calling for local police to wear cameras after two recent shooting deaths of Black men by sheriff’s deputies. Read story

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

Weather Eye: Expect more rain this week before dry weekend

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

February 23, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

At least if I forecast rain and it turns out partly sunny and mostly dry, I don’t feel too bad. Yeah, you miss one occasionally. However, our foothills to our east had an inch or two of rain. In the Longview/Kelso area there was about an inch and heavier amounts… Read story

PeaceHealth scholarship honors homicide victim

February 23, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver-based PeaceHealth has established a scholarship in memory of Liliya Zagariya, the employee who was killed by a disgruntled patient Dec. 22 at a Vancouver medical office. Read story

Evidence is marked as officials work at the scene after a domestic violence investigation resulted in a fatal police shooting in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood on Oct. 4.

Vancouver council recommends fast-tracking body cameras

Evidence is marked as officials work at the scene after a domestic violence investigation resulted in a fatal police shooting in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood on Oct. 4.

February 22, 2021, 7:46pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver wants to fast-track an initiative to equip police with body-worn and dashboard cameras, prioritizing the cameras over other reforms already under consideration by a community task force. Read story

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Portland teen accused of shooting gun at party in Vancouver

A close-up photo of police lights by night

February 22, 2021, 6:27pm Clark County News

A 17-year-old boy is facing accusations of attempted first-degree murder after allegedly firing a pistol during a fight at a birthday party. Read story

LEADSHOT Firefighters respond to a blaze in two units at the Logan's Court duplex complex in Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood on Monday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2021.

Fire hits two units at duplex complex in Vancouver’s Lincoln neighborhood

LEADSHOT Firefighters respond to a blaze in two units at the Logan's Court duplex complex in Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood on Monday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2021.

February 22, 2021, 3:45pm Clark County News

Crews from the Vancouver Fire Department battled a blaze that spread to two units at a duplex complex in Vancouver’s Lincoln neighborhood on Monday. Read story

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Clark County reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 124 new cases since Friday

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February 22, 2021, 1:07pm Clark County Health

Clark County recorded two new deaths from COVID-19 and 124 new cases since Friday, according to data posted Monday by Clark County Public Health. Read story

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Heidi St. John among Republicans challenging Herrera Beutler for 3rd District seat

Heidi St.

February 22, 2021, 12:42pm Clark County News

The next election is 21 months away, but three southwest Washington Republicans have already announced congressional campaigns to challenge embattled GOP incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for the 3rd District seat. Read story

A motorist drives past the exterior of the former J.C. Penney store at Columbia Tech Center, which filed for bankruptcy last year and closed. Retail stores are the only industry in which bankruptcies are increasing. The total number of bankruptcies in Clark County has been decreasing for years, even with the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Bankruptcies low in Clark County during pandemic

A motorist drives past the exterior of the former J.C. Penney store at Columbia Tech Center, which filed for bankruptcy last year and closed. Retail stores are the only industry in which bankruptcies are increasing. The total number of bankruptcies in Clark County has been decreasing for years, even with the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

February 22, 2021, 6:01am Business

A series of government interventions in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic kept the nation’s bankruptcy levels to the lowest seen since before the Great Recession. Read story

Fire in a wall between condo units displaced two families late Saturday night in Vancouver’s Columbia Way neighborhood. Vancouver Fire Department crews were called at 11:35 p.m. for a multiple residential structure fire at 778 S.E. Fairwinds Loop.

Two families displaced in Vancouver condo fire

Fire in a wall between condo units displaced two families late Saturday night in Vancouver’s Columbia Way neighborhood. Vancouver Fire Department crews were called at 11:35 p.m. for a multiple residential structure fire at 778 S.E. Fairwinds Loop.

February 21, 2021, 10:19am Clark County News

Fire in a wall between condo units displaced two families late Saturday night in Vancouver’s Columbia Way neighborhood. Read story