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Clark Public Utilities offers CARES Act grants

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November 19, 2020, 5:56am Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities announced last week that it would distribute grants of up to $500 to customers with outstanding balances on their utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding comes from the federal CARES Act via Clark County. Read story

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Clark County health officials see Halloween link to COVID-19 spike

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November 18, 2020, 7:50pm Clark County News

As Clark County’s COVID-19 case counts continue to break records, local health officials have a theory as to what has contributed to the November surge. Read story

Battle Ground man sentenced to year in prison for tax evasion

November 18, 2020, 6:10pm Clark County News

A 58-year-old Battle Ground man was sentenced Wednesday to one year in federal prison after pleading guilty to evading $1.5 million in taxes. Read story

The Clark County Council listens to a presentation from its Correctional Facility Advisory Commission September 2019.

Clark County’s 2021 budget stresses ‘flexibility’

The Clark County Council listens to a presentation from its Correctional Facility Advisory Commission September 2019.

November 18, 2020, 6:07pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council has passed a $557 million annual budget for 2021 that stresses “flexibility” due to economic uncertainty from COVID-19. Read story

Police response blocks southbound I-205 traffic in Portland

November 18, 2020, 1:20pm Clark County News

Portland police say the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 have been shut down while officers respond to a person straddling the rail of a freeway bridge. Read story

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center is pictured Tuesday morning, April 28, 2020.

Evergreen district: Remote school will continue through Jan. 28

The Evergreen Public Schools Administrative Service Center is pictured Tuesday morning, April 28, 2020.

November 18, 2020, 12:33pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools announced Wednesday that emote learning will continue for all grades through Jan. 28, the end of the first semester in Clark County’s largest district. Read story

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New COVID-19 testing data reveals start of fall surge in Clark County

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November 18, 2020, 12:05pm Clark County Health

Clark County reported 171 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Wednesday as testing data from late October showed the beginning of the pandemic's fall surge. Read story

Jade Westbrooks, 5, stomps her feet as part of a counting exercise in Molly Davenport's kindergarten class Tuesday morning at Marshall Elementary in Vancouver. Kindergartners recently began in-person learning in Vancouver Public Schools.

Vancouver Public Schools kindergartners step into class for first time

Jade Westbrooks, 5, stomps her feet as part of a counting exercise in Molly Davenport's kindergarten class Tuesday morning at Marshall Elementary in Vancouver. Kindergartners recently began in-person learning in Vancouver Public Schools.

November 18, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

In 30 years as a Vancouver Public Schools educator, Marshall Elementary principal Bobbi Geenty had what she called the “best day ever” welcoming kindergarten students this week to her school. Read story

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Pedestrian injured while attempting to cross I-205 freeway in Vancouver

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November 17, 2020, 7:11pm Clark County News

An unidentified pedestrian was injured Tuesday afternoon when they were struck by a car while attempting to walk across Interstate 205 in Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

While the snowpack in Western Washington is good right now, whether it sticks around through the winter remains to be seen.

Lower Columbia Basin snowpack well above average for season

While the snowpack in Western Washington is good right now, whether it sticks around through the winter remains to be seen.

November 17, 2020, 5:06pm Clark County News

The Lower Columbia Basin’s snowpack is currently above average for this time of year, but despite persistent rain and snow in the mountains, it’s too early to say how the winter will shape up. Read story