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Courtney Martin, left, a nurse at the University of Washington Medical Center, gives the first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Ani Hahn, 7, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Seattle. Last week, U.S. health officials gave the final signoff to Pfizer's kid-size COVID-19 shot, a milestone that opened a major expansion of the nation's vaccination campaign to children as young as 5. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington advisory group recommends against adding COVID vaccine to school-required immunizations

Courtney Martin, left, a nurse at the University of Washington Medical Center, gives the first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Ani Hahn, 7, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Seattle. Last week, U.S. health officials gave the final signoff to Pfizer's kid-size COVID-19 shot, a milestone that opened a major expansion of the nation's vaccination campaign to children as young as 5. (AP Photo/Ted S.

March 9, 2022, 7:32am Health

A state advisory group has decided against recommending a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students in K-12 schools, leaving one more step before a final decision is made on the matter next month. Read story

Sign-up open for Battle Ground Public Schools kindergarten classes

March 9, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools has opened online enrollment for rising kindergartners in the 2022-23 school year. Read story

Eighth-grader Nola Bouffard looks over the selection of books as part of the diversity reading challenge in the library at Jason Lee Middle School in Hazel Dell.

Jason Lee Middle School librarian highlights Black history in ‘reading challenge’

Eighth-grader Nola Bouffard looks over the selection of books as part of the diversity reading challenge in the library at Jason Lee Middle School in Hazel Dell.

March 5, 2022, 6:07am Clark County News

As Black History Month came to a close earlier this week, students throughout Clark County began to reflect on some of the most important lessons they’d learned. Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Vancouver man killed; COVID cases fall; Imagination Library; Murdock CEO; Short-term rentals

(The Columbian)

March 5, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Health

In case you missed them, here are some of our top stories of the week. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

$5M donated to Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

March 3, 2022, 4:07pm Clark County News

Pamela Edstrom and Joseph Lamberton were never ones to broadcast their philanthropy. Read story

Kindergarten teacher Chelsea Hendryx shows incoming kindergartner Hakeem Hardnett, how to use the swings during recess at Hazel Dell Elementary School as part of Vancouver Public Schools' Jump Start program. Roughly 900 students across the distric attended Jump Start, a two-week program for students to familiarize themselves with rules and routines of school.

COVID-19 case totals still falling in Clark County schools

Kindergarten teacher Chelsea Hendryx shows incoming kindergartner Hakeem Hardnett, how to use the swings during recess at Hazel Dell Elementary School as part of Vancouver Public Schools' Jump Start program. Roughly 900 students across the distric attended Jump Start, a two-week program for students to familiarize themselves with rules and routines of school.

March 2, 2022, 5:25pm Clark County Health

Reported cases of COVID-19 in Clark County schools are continuing a rapid decline that’s been observed over a month now. Read story

Building Industry Association of Clark County seeks scholarship applicants

March 2, 2022, 6:05am Business

The Building Futures Foundation, the charitable arm of the Building Industry Association of Clark County, is seeking applicants for tool grants and scholarships. Read story

Clark County Elections Office seeks anti-bond statement

March 1, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

The Clark County Elections Office is seeking individuals to write a statement in opposition to a bond proposal on the April 26 special election ballot. Elections has received a proposition for a $62.5 million general obligation bond from the Ridgefield School District. Read story