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Vancouver shoppers enjoy more low-key Black Friday

November 27, 2020, 7:16pm Business

Pam Stout and Sheri Kerr began their Black Friday at 6 a.m., heading to Fred Meyer for its annual sock sale, and the two shoppers found a vastly different experience… Read story

U.S. colleges mull new virus protocols for students’ return

November 27, 2020, 8:36am Nation & World

St. Michael’s College managed to keep coronavirus cases at bay for almost two months this fall with students tested upon arrival and once every three weeks. Read story

Sara Scheetz hands Thanksgiving dinners to a drive-thru visitor at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day meal service was restructured this year for delivery and curbside service.

Clark County restaurants, groups provide Thanksgiving meals

Sara Scheetz hands Thanksgiving dinners to a drive-thru visitor at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day meal service was restructured this year for delivery and curbside service.

November 26, 2020, 4:39pm Clark County News

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a lot of changes to Thanksgiving this year, but multiple Clark County restaurants and organizations still found ways to provide their usual holiday meal services for families in need. Read story

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

What happens when Washington’s eviction moratorium expires?

Washington’s eviction moratorium ends at the end of 2020 and Gov. Jay Inslee is not expected to extend it again .

November 26, 2020, 9:21am Business

More than 171,000 Washington households are behind on rent, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In normal times, every one of them could be issued a notice to vacate today, and face eviction in court in a matter of weeks. Read story

Dawn Iveane-Curell, a Meals on Wheels People Friendly Chat volunteer, talks with seniors on the phone in her bedroom office or while on walks as part of the program.

Volunteer callers in Clark County make connections with isolated seniors

Dawn Iveane-Curell, a Meals on Wheels People Friendly Chat volunteer, talks with seniors on the phone in her bedroom office or while on walks as part of the program.

November 26, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Today, Dawn Iveane-Curell, along with some 500 other volunteers, will dial up local seniors to wish them a happy Thanksgiving. Read story

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown attends a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Brown and Oregon health officials warned Tuesday of the capacity challenges facing hospitals as COVID-19 case counts continue to spike in the state.

Gov. Kate Brown will loosen many of Oregon’s COVID-19 restrictions

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown attends a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Brown and Oregon health officials warned Tuesday of the capacity challenges facing hospitals as COVID-19 case counts continue to spike in the state.

November 25, 2020, 2:47pm Latest News

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Wednesday that she’s loosening many restrictions she had placed just a week ago on bars, restaurants, gyms, stores and religious organizations in order to stem the unprecedented, out-of-control spread of COVID-19. Read story

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Clark County sees 222 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths Wednesday in final report of week

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November 25, 2020, 12:37pm Clark County Health

Clark County confirmed 222 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths Wednesday in a reporting week shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday. Read story

Holiday travelers check in at kiosks near an airline counter at Orlando International Airport Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Orlando, Fla.

Defying warnings, millions in the U.S. travel for Thanksgiving

Holiday travelers check in at kiosks near an airline counter at Orlando International Airport Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Orlando, Fla.

November 25, 2020, 11:55am Latest News

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways for Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household. Read story

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden puts on his face mask after introducing nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

Congress braces for Biden’s national coronavirus strategy

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo President-elect Joe Biden puts on his face mask after introducing nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

November 25, 2020, 8:33am Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress is bracing for President-elect Joe Biden to move beyond the Trump administration’s state-by-state approach to the COVID-19 crisis and build out a national strategy to fight the pandemic and distribute the eventual vaccine. Read story

Kindergartner Evalynn Pratt, 5, secures her face mask while waiting for her classmates to arrive on the bus at Sifton Elementary School in September.

Washington officials are considering loosening guidelines to reopen schools

Kindergartner Evalynn Pratt, 5, secures her face mask while waiting for her classmates to arrive on the bus at Sifton Elementary School in September.

November 25, 2020, 8:07am Editor's Choice

Washington state health officials are considering changing the disease metrics that guide school district reopening decisions during the pandemic. If adopted, up to half the state’s 300 school districts would meet the benchmark to start educating their youngest learners in person at least part time. Read story