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Lylah Bloom, 6, plays outside during the after-school program at Firstenburg Community Center in Vancouver. Below, Cash Mendoza, 6, sports a cat mask at the after-school program at Firstenburg Community Center in Vancouver.

Vancouver Parks and Recreation after-school program popular

Lylah Bloom, 6, plays outside during the after-school program at Firstenburg Community Center in Vancouver. Below, Cash Mendoza, 6, sports a cat mask at the after-school program at Firstenburg Community Center in Vancouver.

October 13, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Health

When Vancouver Parks and Recreation staff announced they were opening their doors for after-school activities, they knew families would jump at the chance. They didn’t know quite how high demand would be. Read story

Clark County Public Health launched a dashboard that tracks COVID-19 cases in schools.

Clark County Public Health launches COVID-19 dashboard for area schools

Clark County Public Health launched a dashboard that tracks COVID-19 cases in schools.

October 12, 2020, 4:30pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health has launched an online dashboard for COVID-19 cases in local public and private K-12 schools. The webpage will be updated every Thursday. Read story

Washington state children with disabilities are left behind by remote learning

October 12, 2020, 10:30am Northwest

SEATTLE — Caroline’s son, a 17-year-old who has autism, finds peace in routine. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee takes part in an AP interview, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at the Governor's Mansion in Olympia, Wash. Inslee, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Loren Culp, police chief of the small town of Republic, Wash., in the Nov. 3 election. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Governor warns college students spreading the virus: ‘There will be consequences’

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee takes part in an AP interview, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at the Governor's Mansion in Olympia, Wash. Inslee, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Loren Culp, police chief of the small town of Republic, Wash., in the Nov. 3 election. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 9, 2020, 8:24am Latest News

SPOKANE — Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday again made a plea to college students : change or be ready for consequences. Read story

Data shows enrollment decline in Washington schools

October 8, 2020, 9:14am Latest News

TACOMA — Enrollment at public schools in Washington state has declined by about 31,000 students compared to last year, mostly because of the coronavirus pandemic, a report said. Read story

Aerial photo of the University of Washington campus (iStock.com)

Cases in University of Washington student outbreak top 200

Aerial photo of the University of Washington campus (iStock.com)

October 8, 2020, 8:51am Latest News

SEATTLE — University of Washington COVID-19 cases among students in more than a dozen sororities and fraternities have topped 200. Read story

(Illustration by The Columbian)

Clark County schools follow public health guidelines to alert families to COVID-19 cases

(Illustration by The Columbian)

October 2, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

In practice, area school districts are alerting families to coronavirus cases on their campuses. By policy, there’s no requirement they do so. Read story

Clark College faces significant enrollment declines and budget hits in response to the coronavirus pandemic. An outside firm has recommended outsourcing dozens of jobs in response.

Consultant recommends outsourcing dozens of Clark College jobs

Clark College faces significant enrollment declines and budget hits in response to the coronavirus pandemic. An outside firm has recommended outsourcing dozens of jobs in response.

October 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Classified employees at Clark College are raising the alarm after an outside consultant recommended outsourcing dozens of jobs to cut costs. Read story

A parking lot at Clark College is nearly empty of cars as students and staff hold classes remotely on Monday morning.

Clark College will continue with remote learning for winter quarter

A parking lot at Clark College is nearly empty of cars as students and staff hold classes remotely on Monday morning.

September 29, 2020, 4:55pm Clark County News

Remote learning will continue at Clark College through March, the community college announced Tuesday. Read story

Vancouver Parks and Recreation creates new after-school program

September 29, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Vancouver Parks and Recreation on Monday will launch a new free after-school program serving children ages 6 through 12. Read story