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Clark County adds 34 new COVID-19 cases, still ‘moderate’ for school reopening

September 15, 2020, 11:56am Clark County Health

Clark County added 34 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday as new data showed the rate of cases per 100,000 population remained in the "moderate" category for school reopening. Read story

A U.S. Forest Service map shows the latest spread of the Big Hollow Fire.

Crews continue to battle Big Hollow Fire in Gifford Pinchot National Forest

A U.S. Forest Service map shows the latest spread of the Big Hollow Fire.

September 15, 2020, 11:55am Clark County News

Among fire operations this week, crews worked to limit the Big Hollow Fire from spreading to the west and prepped roads to burn a control line at the fire’s southern edge in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Read story

The League of Women Voters of Clark County sponsors forums for candidates for local and state offices.

Herrera Beutler, Long agree to debate

The League of Women Voters of Clark County sponsors forums for candidates for local and state offices.

September 15, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Both candidates running to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District have agreed to participate in their first formal debate ahead of the 2020 general election. Read story

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8 virus cases linked to Clark County schools

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September 15, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health confirmed eight cases of the novel coronavirus connected to area schools, but officials say there’s no evidence of transmission within the affected campuses. Read story

Weather Eye: Dry weather continues till chance of rain later in week

September 15, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

We will struggle to get rid of the smoky skies and even if it does clear for a bit, it is possible it will ebb and flow all week as winds slowly begin to pick up. Read story

Streaks of blue-green algae are visible at Vancouver Lake last summer. Clark County Public Health again placed a warning to avoid water contact at Vancouver Lake in August.

Algae take bloom off Clark County lakes

Streaks of blue-green algae are visible at Vancouver Lake last summer. Clark County Public Health again placed a warning to avoid water contact at Vancouver Lake in August.

September 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

Toxic algae blooms have tainted Vancouver, Lacamas and Round lakes off and on this summer, leaving people wary of dipping so much as a toe into these ordinarily popular recreation spots. Read story

Clark County property taxes are due Nov. 2

September 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The second installment of this year's property taxes will be due a few days later than normal. Read story

No Meals on Wheels People delivery today

September 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Meals on Wheels People suspended its meal delivery service to homebound seniors today due to poor air quality. Read story

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Vancouver City Council dismisses ethics complaint against McEnerny-Ogle

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September 14, 2020, 10:10pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has unanimously dismissed an ethics complaint filed against Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, deciding against referring the claim to the city’s hearing examiner for further investigation. Read story

Vancouver resident Frank Schmit wears a mask while taking his dog, Ripley, a miniature schnauzer, for a stroll as thick wildfire smoke obscures the visibility of trees across the water at Frenchman' Bar Regional Park. Schmit said the fires and the smoke are just the latest in a list of unusual events that have happened in 2020. "It's been a hell of a year," he said.

Hazardous air quality continues

Vancouver resident Frank Schmit wears a mask while taking his dog, Ripley, a miniature schnauzer, for a stroll as thick wildfire smoke obscures the visibility of trees across the water at Frenchman' Bar Regional Park. Schmit said the fires and the smoke are just the latest in a list of unusual events that have happened in 2020. "It's been a hell of a year," he said.

September 14, 2020, 7:39pm Clark County Health

Clark County will likely have hazardous air quality until the end of the week, according to weather forecast modeling. Read story