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May 19, 2022

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The Clark County Council voted Tuesday night to move forward with a plan to address the area's housing shortage.

Clark County Council moves forward with affordable-housing plan

Clark County is moving forward with its plan to address the affordable-housing crunch within Vancouver’s urban growth area.
Clark County News
Kendall Hagensen, owner of Vancouver Wellness Studio and a therapist, plans to open a spa on the Waterfront Vancouver.

Vancouver Wellness Studio spa coming to waterfront hotel

A new Vancouver Wellness Studio spa is coming to the AC Hotel Vancouver Waterfront, offering massage therapy, acupuncture, facials, platelet-rich plasma injections, infrared saunas and IV therapy.
Health
Federal and state funding for the Head Start program and related groups — which provide early learning child care and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families — have had to shut down a half dozen classrooms amid staffing shortages during the pandemic.

Head Start early learning short on staff

For more than 50 years, the Head Start program has provided critical early-learning intervention services to millions of children and their families across the country, including thousands here in Clark…
Clark County News
Judge Gregory Gonzales presides Wednesday over Clark County Juvenile Court. Adolfo Cruz Torres, 15, of Vancouver appeared on suspicion of second-degree murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and alteration of identifying marks on a firearm.

Vancouver 15-year-old faces murder allegation in Orchards shooting

A 15-year-old Vancouver boy is accused of fatally shooting a man who apparently confronted him outside of his house about gang membership.
Courts & Crime

Clark County

Armed robber targets Vancouver restaurant

An armed man robbed a Vancouver Panda Express on Monday night, making off with an undisclosed amount of money, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Business

A new type of cottage community called "Posh Pockets" is coming to Vancouver next year, allowing homeowners to experience a smaller high-quality home in a more tight-knit communal living.

‘Posh Pockets’ cottage community coming soon to Clark County

A new type of cottage community called “Posh Pockets” is coming to Vancouver next year, allowing homeowners to experience a smaller high-quality home in a…

Northwest

A voter drops off a ballot at a box in Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, May, 17, 2022. The state is holding its primary elections.

Ballot counting issues delay results in OR House primary

Issues with counting ballots in Oregon’s third-largest county could delay for days a definitive result in a key U.S. House primary where Democratic Rep. Kurt…

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Sports

Union senior Isaiah Bunda, left, shoots the ball Wednesday, May 18, 2022, during the Titans??? 1-0 loss to Kamiak in the first round of the 4A state playoffs at McKenzie Stadium.

Union boys soccer’s run ends in 4A state round of 16

There wasn’t much the Union boys soccer team could nitpick about in Wednesday’s opening-round Class 4A state playoff game, except for the final result.

Politics

President Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 17, 2022, during a reception to celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Biden’s burdens grow: Sagging global economy adds to U.S. woes

As President Joe Biden embarks for Asia on Thursday, he's facing a new risk at home for the economy and his Democratic Party: a global…

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Georgia Paige Jones, a 2-year-old Battle Ground girl, drowned Saturday evening at Lewisville Regional Park.

Battle Ground girl, 2, drowns at Lewisville Regional Park

A 2-year-old Battle Ground girl drowned Saturday evening at Lewisville Regional Park after she wandered away from her family.

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