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Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, speaks to the media.

Concern grows as vaccinations in Clark County slow down

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, speaks to the media.

April 28, 2021, 4:16pm Clark County Health

With only 35 percent of Clark County at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, the county’s vaccine uptake is already beginning to slow down. Read story

Clark College announces more than 400 fall classes will have an in-person component this fall.

Clark College plans more on-campus classes for fall

Clark College announces more than 400 fall classes will have an in-person component this fall.

April 28, 2021, 3:54pm Clark County News

Clark College announced Wednesday it will take a major step forward in the return to full in-person instruction by offering more than 400 fall classes with a partial on-campus component. Read story

A fresh blanket of snow covers Mount St. Helens, in this December 2018 photo from the Washington State University Vancouver campus.

WSU to require COVID-19 vaccination proof this fall

A fresh blanket of snow covers Mount St. Helens, in this December 2018 photo from the Washington State University Vancouver campus.

April 28, 2021, 12:50pm Clark County Health

All campuses of Washington State University, including WSU Vancouver, will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students, employees and volunteers engaging in activities on a WSU location and worksite for the 2021-22 academic year. Read story

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Clark County reports 92 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths on Wednesday

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April 28, 2021, 11:37am Clark County Health

Clark County reported 92 new COVID-19 cases and two new deaths on Wednesday as disease activity continues to rise, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story

Clark County to reopen Law Library on May 3

April 28, 2021, 5:58am Clark County News

The Clark County Law Library will reopen to the public on Monday, May 3, after being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Clark County to hold housing study meeting May 11

April 28, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

Clark County will hold a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. May 11 to introduce the Housing Options Study and Action Plan, a project to identify ways to encourage affordable housing development within the unincorporated Vancouver Urban Growth Area, according to a press release from the county. Read story

Students work in the "Internet Cafe" at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground in January. Students are set up with Chromebooks in the gymnasium if they need internet to access remote learning.

Battle Ground schools could eliminate nearly 60 jobs due to falling enrollment

Students work in the "Internet Cafe" at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground in January. Students are set up with Chromebooks in the gymnasium if they need internet to access remote learning.

April 27, 2021, 7:31pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools could eliminate close to 60 certificated staff for next school year because of declining student enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Ridgefield man pleads guilty to child porn charges

April 27, 2021, 6:25pm Clark County News

A Ridgefield man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in a scheme in which he enticed and pressured teens into sending him sexually explicit photos and videos. Read story

The African Serval is a wild cat native to sub-Saharan Africa. Though some are kept as exotic pets, ownership of these cats is opposed by animal-rights activists, who say even domesticated servals retain wild tendencies.

Space heater near exotic cat’s bed cause of Felida house fire

The African Serval is a wild cat native to sub-Saharan Africa. Though some are kept as exotic pets, ownership of these cats is opposed by animal-rights activists, who say even domesticated servals retain wild tendencies.

April 27, 2021, 6:23pm Clark County News

An April 18 house fire at 11115 N.W. 38th Ave. that was complicated by the presence of a large, exotic cat was caused by a space heater, according to Donna Goddard, deputy Clark County fire marshal. Read story

A Saturday morning shooting at the Waterfront Vancouver left one person dead.

Police: Attempted auto theft preceded fatal shooting at Vancouver waterfront

A Saturday morning shooting at the Waterfront Vancouver left one person dead.

April 27, 2021, 5:11pm Clark County News

A man fatally shot by a newspaper carrier April 17 at the Waterfront Vancouver carried a hunting knife, police say, but court records do not indicate that he produced the weapon before he was shot. Read story