Monday, July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020

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A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

Clark County school districts face future amid mixed messages

In the midst of increasing pressure from Washington, D.C., to reopen schools in the fall, area officials are rejecting the notion that the federal government will force districts to return…
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Madison Riethman, a communicable disease epidemiologist for Clark County Public Health, is pictured at work. She said the pandemic has raised awareness about her profession. "What's interesting about COVID-19 is that it has raised the awareness of epidemiology," Riethman said.

Working in Clark County: Madison Riethman, epidemiologist, Clark County Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has put public health front and center in the world’s issues.
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Connie Wellman refashioned clothes from her niece, Ashanti Conde, who disappeared two years ago when she was 29. Wellman, pictured outside her Felida home, couldn't part with the clothing.

Grieving Felida woman stitches tribute to missing niece

Connie Wellman has feared the worst since her niece disappeared two years ago. She last saw Ashanti Conde, then 29, in February 2018.
Jack Thompson, 5, of Kingston chats with his mom before taking off on his bike with a new friend from the adjacent campsite at Battle Ground Lake State Park in June. The campground is now open with some distancing restrictions in the group areas. Jack's mom, Leah, said their family had reservations at other campsites but they were canceled due to closures with the pandemic.

In Pacific Northwest, camping on rise amid coronavirus

Mother Nature couldn’t care less about the pandemic. Summer arrived just the same. Many of us in the Pacific Northwest have grown tired of staring longingly out the window. We…
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