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Katie O'Daniel, left, of Skip the Trip delivery chats with Ben Jackson, owner of Washougal Times, at his restaurant on Thursday. Skip the Trip delivers food from restaurants to doorsteps. At top, Skip the Trip employs independent-contract drivers who are screened and wear uniforms.

Hot food delivery options expand in Clark County

Clark County has a number of options for hot food delivery from restaurants. App-based businesses such as DoorDash and GrubHub are slowly gaining a small foothold, but they come with…
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On Dec. 5, about 1.8 percent of Washingtonians, about 27,000 people, who had filed for unemployment since March were still waiting for ESD to resolve their claims. In early December, the ESD took about 10 weeks on average to resolve complex cases.

Washington jobless struggle in benefits limbo

Aurora Tapia lost her sense of taste a week before she tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 13.
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Jordan Tran of CVS Pharmacy prepares a COVID-19 vaccination for staff at Touchmark at Fairway Village in Vancouver. On Sunday and Monday, 278 Touchmark residents and staff were vaccinated.

Clark County records one new COVID-19 death, 101 new cases

Clark County Public Health confirmed one new COVID-19 death and 101 new cases Thursday afternoon, as the state continues to finalize details around Clark County's mass vaccination site.
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Former Vancouver man sentenced to year in prison for failing to register as sex offender

A former Vancouver man was sentenced to a year in federal prison Thursday for failing to comply with his sex offender supervision and registration requirements.
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Murder case against Vancouver man dismissed

The murder case against a man accused in an October confrontation and shooting in rural Clark County was dismissed Thursday.


An Amazon logo appears on an Amazon delivery van, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Boston.  Amazon said Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021,  that it bought 11 jets from Delta and WestJet airlines to boost its growing delivery network and get orders to shoppers faster. The company said it's the first time it purchased planes for its delivery network.

Amazon, Virginia Mason team up on COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic

Amazon is partnering with Virginia Mason on a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic Sunday in Amazon’s Seventh Avenue meeting center in Seattle, the company announced Thursday…


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Washington lawmakers introduce bill to increase state gas tax

Lawmakers in Washington state have introduced legislation that could increase the state gas tax, making it the highest in the country at 67.4 cents a…

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