Thursday, January 27, 2022
Jan. 27, 2022

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A screenshot from the Clark County Board of Health meeting on Jan. 26.

Hospital reps urge Clark County Board of Health to support vaccines, masking

Clark County hospitals are still struggling to meet the demands brought on by the pandemic, and specifically the surge in omicron cases. That was the message physicians and officials from…
Clark County Health
James Javontae Barquet, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of 51-year-old Brian Hansen, from Vancouver, and 70-year-old Carol Horner of Portland in November of 2018, according to a Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office news release.

Man who killed 2, including Vancouver man, gets life in prison

A man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in Oregon for fatally shooting two people, including a Vancouver man, in November 2018.
Courts & Crime
Substitute teacher Alison Davies, left, holds the door while leading second-graders back to their classroom at Union Ridge Elementary School  on Nov. 17.

Clark County schools’ COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Clark County schools are maintaining the sky-high COVID-19 rates seen in recent weeks, according to new data.
Clark County News
One set of housing recommendations is specific to Highway 99, which would exempt some affordable housing projects from certain design standards and would apply new development standards instead.

Clark County housing advisory group outlines options

Tuesday was the county Housing Options Study and Action Plan advisory group’s final meeting before making its recommendations to the Clark County Council and planning commission. The group has identified…
Clark County Politics

Business

Devin McFeron of Desert Society, left, chats with Emma Fraser of Farrar's Bistro inside Farrar's Bistro in Felida. Both business owners are just in their 20s, and they encourage other young adults to take a chance on their career dreams.

Young female entrepreneurs call the shots in Felida

The pandemic was in the back of their minds when Emma Fraser and Devin McFeron, both women in their 20s, decided to buy their own…

Northwest

People walk past the sundial near the Legislative Building in Olympia just before dusk on Tuesday, the shortest day of the year. (ted s.

Washington’s paid family leave program running short on cash

Washington’s paid family leave program could hit a deficit as early as March and there are concerns about long-term solvency following a significant increase in…

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Sports

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic is fouled by Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.

Doncic’s triple-double leads Mavericks to win over Blazers, 132-112

Luka Doncic had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists for his sixth triple-double this season, and the Dallas Mavericks led wire-to-wire in a 132-112…

Politics

President Joe Biden visits a marine outside the Marine Barracks Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Washington.

Biden’s big test: Proving he can rally allies against Putin

President Joe Biden’s effort to rally support, both at home and abroad, ahead of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine is just the latest big…

Editor's Choice

A green pickup truck crashed into a house and parked car in the 14100 block of Southeast McGillivray Boulevard after driving erratically through the east Vancouver neighborhood Monday morning. The driver of the pickup will be booked into the Clark County Jail on suspicion of DUI and multiple counts of hit and run, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Vancouver police say erratic driver crashed into cars, 2 houses

Pedestrians narrowly avoided being struck by a pickup being driven recklessly Monday morning in east Vancouver before it crashed into cars and two houses, according…

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