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Clark County Food Bank (The Columbian files)

Clark County Food Bank, partners plan to help hungry kids

Clark County Food Bank (The Columbian files)

September 13, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark County Food Bank and its partner agencies are gearing up to support hungry kids during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Tiffany Shelton helps her 7-year-old son, P.J. Shelton, a second-grader, during an online class at their home in Norristown, Pa., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. Norristown Area School District plans to offer online-only instruction through at least January 2021.

Schools that are mostly Black, Latino favor starting online

Tiffany Shelton helps her 7-year-old son, P.J. Shelton, a second-grader, during an online class at their home in Norristown, Pa., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. Norristown Area School District plans to offer online-only instruction through at least January 2021.

September 13, 2020, 6:00am Nation & World

Missi Magness wanted her children back in school. Read story

Cowlitz County Board of Health presses state for reopening guidance

September 12, 2020, 8:10pm Northwest

Cowlitz County commissioners, tired of waiting for word from the state on when the county can reopen, are pressing the state Secretary of Health John Wiesman for answers. Read story

State Supreme Court clears way for second sheriff recall bid

September 12, 2020, 3:06pm Northwest

OLYMPIA (AP) — The state Supreme Court has cleared the path for signature-gathering to begin in a second recall effort against Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney. Read story

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

Asia Today: India’s cases cross 4.6 million after record surge

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Ahmedabad, India, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.

September 12, 2020, 2:22pm Nation & World

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus tally has crossed 4.6 million after a record surge of 97,570 new cases in 24 hours. Read story

People wear red in solidarity against a potential city-wide mask mandate during a city council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Brookings, S.D. Coronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks, personal responsibility and freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic.

Dakotas lead US in virus growth as both reject mask rules

People wear red in solidarity against a potential city-wide mask mandate during a city council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Brookings, S.D. Coronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks, personal responsibility and freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic.

September 12, 2020, 2:20pm Nation & World

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks and personal freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic. Read story

Tenetehara Indigenous children play around a campfire during a festival in the Alto Rio Guama Indigenous Reserve, where they have enforced six months of isolation during the new coronavirus pandemic, near the city of Paragominas, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. The Indigenous group, also known as Tembe, are celebrating and giving thanks that none of their members have fallen ill with COVID-19.

Brazil Indigenous group celebrates 6 months without COVID-19

Tenetehara Indigenous children play around a campfire during a festival in the Alto Rio Guama Indigenous Reserve, where they have enforced six months of isolation during the new coronavirus pandemic, near the city of Paragominas, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. The Indigenous group, also known as Tembe, are celebrating and giving thanks that none of their members have fallen ill with COVID-19.

September 12, 2020, 2:12pm Nation & World

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — A group of Tembé men armed with bows and shotguns arrived on motorcycles at the wooden gate blocking access to their villages in Brazil’s Amazon. One of them removed the padlock and slipped the chain off the gate. Read story

In this handout photo provided by British Antarctic Survey, field guides Sarah Crowsley, left, and Sam Hunt, right, pose for a photo after digging out the caboose, a container used for accommodation that can be moved by a tractor, at Adelaide island, in Antarctica on Friday, June 19, 2020. Antarctica remains the only continent without COVID-19 and now in Sept. 2020, as nearly 1,000 scientists and others who wintered over on the ice are seeing the sun for the first time in months, a global effort wants to make sure incoming colleagues don't bring the virus with them.

Antarctica is still free of COVID-19. Can it stay that way?

In this handout photo provided by British Antarctic Survey, field guides Sarah Crowsley, left, and Sam Hunt, right, pose for a photo after digging out the caboose, a container used for accommodation that can be moved by a tractor, at Adelaide island, in Antarctica on Friday, June 19, 2020. Antarctica remains the only continent without COVID-19 and now in Sept. 2020, as nearly 1,000 scientists and others who wintered over on the ice are seeing the sun for the first time in months, a global effort wants to make sure incoming colleagues don't bring the virus with them.

September 12, 2020, 2:11pm Nation & World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At this very moment a vast world exists that’s free of the coronavirus, where people can mingle without masks and watch the pandemic unfold from thousands of miles away. Read story

FILE - This Saturday, July 18, 2020 file photo shows a general view of AstraZeneca offices and the corporate logo in Cambridge, England. Oxford University says on Saturday, Sept. 12 trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will resume, days after being paused due to a reported side-effect in a patient in the U.K.

Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial

FILE - This Saturday, July 18, 2020 file photo shows a general view of AstraZeneca offices and the corporate logo in Cambridge, England. Oxford University says on Saturday, Sept. 12 trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will resume, days after being paused due to a reported side-effect in a patient in the U.K.

September 12, 2020, 2:04pm Nation & World

LONDON (AP) — Oxford University announced Saturday it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, a move that comes days after the study was suspended following a reported side-effect in a U.K. patient. Read story

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Clark County records 40 new COVID-19 cases, one new death

This illustration shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

September 11, 2020, 12:16pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health reported 40 new COVID-19 cases and one new death on Friday. Read story