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Clark County Fire District 6 bought an ambulance from Texas to get patients in severe need of help to the hospital.

Clark County Fire District 6 buys a used ambulance for ‘level zero’ emergencies

Due to rare but extended ambulance wait times, Clark County Fire District 6 recently bought a used ambulance to make sure critical patients can get quick transport to a hospital.
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A driver is turned around while trying to enter Clark College on May 14 following reports of a stabbing on campus. An internal review of the incident found that Clark College had several deficiencies in its campus emergency response system.

After stabbing at Clark College, internal review finds school’s emergency response system ineffective

An internal review of the May 14 stabbing on Clark College’s campus found that many of the school’s emergency response systems were ineffective and that some staff were not adequately…
Schools
Vancouver Public Schools superintendent Jeff Snell, left, details proposed budget cuts to the district March 12 during a Vancouver Public Schools board meeting at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership. Snell and other district leaders will return to the bargaining table with the Vancouver Education Association next month to work on a new contract for the union.

Despite early start, Vancouver schools, teachers union still negotiating as end of contract approaches

At the end of August, the Vancouver Education Association’s contract will expire with Vancouver Public Schools. Southwest Washington’s second-largest teachers union hopes to reach a deal before then.
Schools
(WEB ONLY) Preview of the site plans demonstration portion of layout design.

32 cottage-style homes planned: Evergreen Habitat for Humanity project is nonprofit’s largest to date

Clark County nonprofit Evergreen Habitat for Humanity plans to build 32 cottage-style homes on about 1.84 acres in central Vancouver. Site preparation could start in late fall.
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Crash kills one person near Amboy; sheriff’s office traffic homicide unit investigating

A Sunday afternoon crash near Amboy left one person dead, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Business

FILE - Travelers walk through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday, April 1, 2022 in Seattle. On Monday, April 18, 2022, a federal judge in Florida voided the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation saying it exceeded the authority of U.S. health officials. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Airline travel increasing across the country. Is Washington back to pre-pandemic levels?

Many facets of daily life were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, from individual routines like working from home to businesses limiting their hours.

Northwest

Aircraft aid in an initial attack on the wildfire burning south of Baker City, Ore., on July 22.

Fires threaten towns, close Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon as heat wave continues

Firefighters in the Pacific Northwest scrambled Tuesday to contain two fires that were threatening several small towns in Oregon, and a key stretch of interstate…

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Sports

Seattle Mariners&#039; Ty France watches his single against the Baltimore Orioles during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 4, 2024, in Seattle.

Mariners first baseman Ty France surprised to be put on waivers

Seattle first baseman Ty France was surprised to find out Monday he had been put on waivers by the Mariners.

Politics

FILE - Democratic Presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, greets people as he tours the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2019, during an event where he unveiled part of his plan to defeat climate change.

In Washington, Inslee’s final months aimed at staving off repeal of landmark climate law

Standing at a transit center near four new wireless bus charging stations in a small community west of Seattle, Gov. Jay Inslee told transit and…

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Speed a factor in motorcycle crash that killed Vancouver man, according to Washington State Patrol

A Vancouver man died at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center after a two vehicle crash in the Orchards area, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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FILE - A cyclist rides along a street near the Tobin Memorial Bridge, background, in Chelsea, Mass., on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. After nearly 1,750 low-income people in the Boston suburb won a lottery to receive monthly stipends from the city from November 2020 to August 2021, researchers found that winners visited emergency departments significantly less than people who did not receive the monthly payments.

More money could result in fewer trips to ER, study suggests

Giving cash to poor people could result in fewer emergency department visits, a new study suggests.

Life

Artist Ana Honsowetz painted a 600-foot mural on Evergreen Boulevard overlooking Interstate 5.

The drive comes alive with mural stretching along I-5 overpass in downtown Vancouver

Vibrant and colorful Pacific Northwest native flowers, fruits, animals and more decorate the East Evergreen Boulevard Interstate 5 overpass.

Nation / World

FILE - A woman walks past a cabana complex on the beach pulled off its foundations by Superstorm Sandy in Sea Bright, N.J., Nov. 19, 2012.

Data shows hurricanes and earthquakes grab headlines but inland counties top disaster list

Floyd County keeps flooding and the federal government keeps coming to the rescue.

The Columbian for Kids &#8211; July 2024

The Columbian for Kids – July 2024

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Opinion

July 23: Biden Steps Down

Editorial cartoons for week of July 22, 2024

Granderson: Biden move one of most patriotic moments

Letter: Republicans embrace violence

Letter: Promote harmony, tolerance

Letter: Support Perez for Congress

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