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John Livingston, left, and his wife Brandy with their kids Jack, 9, left, and Amanda, 11, at their home in Camas on Aug. 14. Amanda holds one of their pet chickens, Henrietta. The family decided they will only have immediate family in the house, but the kids have had a few play dates outside with a close friend or two. "It's difficult to try to figure out who's on the same page as you," Brandy said.

Families in Clark County navigate complex social situations during pandemic

John Livingston, left, and his wife Brandy with their kids Jack, 9, left, and Amanda, 11, at their home in Camas on Aug. 14. Amanda holds one of their pet chickens, Henrietta. The family decided they will only have immediate family in the house, but the kids have had a few play dates outside with a close friend or two. "It's difficult to try to figure out who's on the same page as you," Brandy said.

August 30, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

When the pandemic first hit, advice on socializing was reduced to one simple directive: Don’t. Read story

This July 24, 2020, photo shows a homeless encampment near a canal in El Centro, Calif. As support services have dwindled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some homeless people in Imperial County have resorted to bathing in irrigation canals. Homelessness looks different in different parts of the U.S., especially in rural agricultural regions such as Imperial County.

Homeless essential workers face greater risk of COVID-19

This July 24, 2020, photo shows a homeless encampment near a canal in El Centro, Calif. As support services have dwindled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some homeless people in Imperial County have resorted to bathing in irrigation canals. Homelessness looks different in different parts of the U.S., especially in rural agricultural regions such as Imperial County.

August 30, 2020, 6:00am Business

At the beginning of the pandemic, Tiffany Cordaway’s biggest struggle was finding a place to shower. She worked two jobs in northern California, disinfecting medical equipment during the day and caring for an elderly couple overnight. When she finally clocked out, she just wanted to clean off. Read story

An arrangement of Oxycodone pills.

Clark County recovery support: Overdose awareness key in pandemic

An arrangement of Oxycodone pills.

August 30, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

Lyn Anderson has been keeping an eye on things. Read story

Caitlin Lohner, 14, of LaPine retrieves her arrows while practicing at the new archery range in Kelly Young Memorial Park in LaPine, Ore.

La Pine builds one of the few public archery ranges in Oregon

Caitlin Lohner, 14, of LaPine retrieves her arrows while practicing at the new archery range in Kelly Young Memorial Park in LaPine, Ore.

August 30, 2020, 6:00am Northwest

LA PINE, Ore. — A little over five years ago, the Three Rivers Archers took shape in the backyard of JR Lorimor's home in La Pine with 11 kids wanting to learn to become ethical hunters and conservationists. Read story

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2020, file photo, nurse practitioner Debbi Hinderliter, left, collects a sample from a woman at a coronavirus testing site near the nation's busiest pedestrian border crossing in San Diego. The credibility of two top public health agencies is on the line after controversial decisions that outside experts say suggest political pressure from the Trump administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention triggered a backlash from the medical community by rewriting its guidelines to recommend less testing.

Health agencies’ credibility at risk after week of blunders

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2020, file photo, nurse practitioner Debbi Hinderliter, left, collects a sample from a woman at a coronavirus testing site near the nation's busiest pedestrian border crossing in San Diego. The credibility of two top public health agencies is on the line after controversial decisions that outside experts say suggest political pressure from the Trump administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention triggered a backlash from the medical community by rewriting its guidelines to recommend less testing.

August 29, 2020, 8:34pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — The credibility of two of the nation’s leading public health agencies was under fire this week after controversial decisions that outside experts said smacked of political pressure from President Donald Trump as he attempts to move past the devastating toll of the coronavirus ahead of the November election. Read story

Custodial supervisor Leila Ruiz sanitizes a table in a lounge at the Compton Union Building on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Tables in the building are being sanitized once an hour. The university has launched the Cougs Cancel COVID campaign after a surge in the number of students testing positive for COVID-19 this week.

BSU, UI and WSU confront student parties during pandemic

Custodial supervisor Leila Ruiz sanitizes a table in a lounge at the Compton Union Building on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Tables in the building are being sanitized once an hour. The university has launched the Cougs Cancel COVID campaign after a surge in the number of students testing positive for COVID-19 this week.

August 29, 2020, 7:01pm Northwest

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State University has suspended three fraternities for reportedly having large gatherings that officials fear could contribute to the spread of coronavirus. Read story

In this undated photo provided on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, by the North Korean government, an employee disinfects the inside of Pyongyang Station to protect against the coronavirus in Pyongyang, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency.

Asia Today: Cases still rise in South Korea, Malaysia stays shut

In this undated photo provided on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, by the North Korean government, an employee disinfects the inside of Pyongyang Station to protect against the coronavirus in Pyongyang, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency.

August 29, 2020, 2:03pm Nation & World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported 323 new cases of the coronavirus as health officials prepare to tighten distancing restrictions in the greater capital area. Read story

FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, speaks during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the economy still in the pandemic's grip, the Federal Reserve is facing a decision on whether to stretch an emergency lending program in a way that could bring more risk for the government and taxpayers. Lawmakers are pressing the central bank to deliver more aid to struggling small and mid-sized businesses.

Too risky? Fed pressed to expand aid to some businesses

FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, reflected in the sneeze guard set up between himself and members of the House Committee on Financial Services, speaks during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the economy still in the pandemic's grip, the Federal Reserve is facing a decision on whether to stretch an emergency lending program in a way that could bring more risk for the government and taxpayers. Lawmakers are pressing the central bank to deliver more aid to struggling small and mid-sized businesses.

August 29, 2020, 2:01pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the economy still in the pandemic’s grip, the Federal Reserve is facing a decision on whether to stretch an emergency lending program in a way that could bring more risk for the government and taxpayers. Lawmakers are pressing the central bank to deliver more aid to struggling small and mid-sized businesses. Read story

Nurses on NY’s front lines call for minimum staffing ratios

August 29, 2020, 1:58pm Nation & World

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nurses on the front lines of New York’s COVID-19 pandemic are calling for the state to enact minimum staffing standards ahead of another wave of infections. Read story

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

Biden, Harris prepare to travel more as campaign heats up

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

August 29, 2020, 1:44pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending a pandemic spring and summer tethered almost entirely to his Delaware home, Joe Biden plans to take his presidential campaign to battleground states after Labor Day in his bid to unseat President Donald Trump. Read story