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The Vancouver Navigation Center, as seen on May 5, still needs a permanent operator. City leaders had identified Catholic Community Services of Western Washington as the best candidate, but COVID-19 threw those contract negotiations into limbo.

Vancouver Navigation Center in limbo due to virus

When COVID-19 hit, the Vancouver Navigation Center had just been getting back on track.
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With Firestone cases, Clark County COVID-19 total jumps to 510

The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Clark County jumped to 510 on Tuesday. 
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The Clark County Latino Youth Conference created infographics and other messaging about COVID-19 that's tailored toward the Spanish-speaking community.

Clark County groups help Hispanic, Latinx households affected by virus get aid

Local groups are using relief funds to help Hispanic and Latinx households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Source: Washington State Employment Security Department

Clark County’s unemployment rate jumps to 13.8 percent

Clark County lost about 24,300 jobs in April as the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic hit home, pushing the unemployment rate to 13.8 percent.
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The American Equities office is pictured at 4225 Northeast St. James Road, as seen Sept. 30.

American Eagle Mortgage process continues

The American Eagle Mortgage receivership process has quietly marched forward during the COVID-19 pandemic, with receiver Hamstreet and Associates selling more property from the defunct…

Business

Powell's Books in Portland.

Powell’s Books will be back — but not soon

A million volumes sit alone in Powell’s Books’ enormous flagship store downtown, untouched and unread since the coronavirus outbreak abruptly shuttered the landmark Portland bookstore…

Northwest

FILE - In this April 10, 2020 file photo, Missael Lopez, left, and Laura McIlrath Riel bundle asparagus at McIlrath Family Farm stand in Yakima, Wash., during the coronavirus outbreak.

Virus outbreak targeted in agricultural Yakima County

The state of Washington is implementing safety recommendations to battle a large outbreak of the coronavirus in an agricultural county in the central part of…

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This May 6, 2020 photo provided by Darlene Gildersleeve, 43, of Hopkinton, N.H. shows her at a Manchester, N.H. hospital. Gildersleeve thought she had recovered from COVID-19. Doctors said she just needed rest. And for several days, no one suspected her worsening symptoms were related -- until a May 4 video call, when her physician heard her slurred speech and consulted a specialist. "You've had two strokes,'' a neurologist told her at the hospital.

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

First came a high fever, drenching sweats and muscle aches. Then, almost a month later, a weird numbness that spread down the right side of…

Life

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 file photo, female northern white rhinos Fatu, 19, right, and Najin, 30, left, the last two northern white rhinos on the planet, are fed some carrots by a ranger in their enclosure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya. Groundbreaking work to keep alive the nearly extinct northern white rhino - population, two - by in-vitro fertilization has been hampered by travel restrictions caused by the new coronavirus.

Virus stalls work to keep alive a rare rhino subspecies

It’s not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic.

Nation / World

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens to reporters' questions during a press conference in Hong Kong, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Lam tried again Tuesday to defend a new national security law that China's parliament is going to impose on Hong Kong.

Hong Kong leader says security law not a threat to freedoms

Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that national security legislation proposed by China’s legislature will not threaten the semi-autonomous territory’s civil rights, despite widespread criticism of…

Opinion

May 27: Anti-Maskers

Editorial Cartoons: May 24-30

In Our View: Special session must be handled with care

Ambrose: Obama, Cuomo, Trump and virus

Letter: Putting stimulus to good use

Letter: Public is not being responsible

What are you most looking forward to doing when restrictions are eased?

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