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New COVID-19 data puts Clark County in ‘high risk’ group for school reopening

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Clark County rose by 11 Tuesday, as new data on the rate of new infections placed the county in the "high risk" category…
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The Tip Top Tavern voluntarily closed Saturday, citing concerns about the difficulty of enforcing the requirement that customers wear masks when not at their tables.

Vancouver bar Tip Top closes, cites challenge of state mask rule

Iconic Vancouver bar Tip Top Tavern closed its doors Saturday afternoon “for the foreseeable future.” Its owner cited pressure caused by Washington’s COVID-19 mask rules.
Business
A screenshot of the Washington State Department of Health coronavirus dashboard.

Washington’s coronavirus data reporting problems persist

Data reporting problems continue to hamper Washington’s daily COVID-19 updates, leaving an incomplete picture of the virus’s spread in this state.
Health Wire
Buses line up to transport students from Covington Middle School on March 13, 2020.

Four Clark County school superintendents sign letter asking Inslee to limit virus liability

Washington school superintendents, including four in Clark County, face criticism after asking the Governor’s office to take executive action shielding districts from coronavirus liability in the new school year.
Schools

Clark County

Driver killed in Sunday crash in Camas ID’d as Vancouver man

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision Sunday in Camas.

Business

The JC Penney store in east Vancouver will soon be closing its doors, as seen Monday morning, August 10, 2020.

East Vancouver J.C. Penney store on list of closures

Struggling retailer JC Penney will close the east Vancouver store. There is no word on an exact date for the closure.

Northwest

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman poses for a photo at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington’s top elections official warns of ‘very concerning’ changes at Postal Service that could impact voting

Washington election officials are worried that attempts to cut costs at the U.S. Postal Service could impact the November election amid growing bipartisan concerns about…

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