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Sept. 24, 2020

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Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, left, listens as Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy speaks to the media in March.

Clark County Council Chair Quiring O’Brien challenges scientific consensus on masks

As COVID-19 rates increase in Clark County, one of the county’s top officials pushed back against broad scientific consensus and challenged public health efforts promoting the use of face coverings…
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Traffic flows smoothly in the southbound direction of Interstate 5 as motorists near the Interstate Bridge on Monday morning, Sept. 21, 2020.

Thursday morning I-5 Bridge traffic falling into familiar pattern

Clark County’s trunnion project commute got off to what is becoming a routine start on Thursday, with early southbound slowing in Vancouver.
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The WDFW has tentatively set a very generous razor clam schedule through December, and clammers enjoyed a rare September dig earlier in the month. Most clam diggers took nice limits of good-sized clams, a very good sign for the rest of the digs scheduled for this fall.

Clam diggers will have plenty of opportunities through the end of year

After a frustrating spring with no razor clam openers, things are really looking up for clamming aficionados.
Work continues on the Interstate 5 Bridge during the trunnion replacement project, seen from the outdoor seating area at Who Song & Larry's. Across the river at Jantzen Beach, restaurant owners say that business is down by roughly 50 percent because the bridge project is stopping patrons driving from Washington.

I-5 Bridge work bites Jantzen Beach restaurants

The Interstate 5 Bridge project isn’t affecting downtown Vancouver businesses much, but in Portland, it’s blocking Jantzen Beach restaurants and retail stores from much-needed revenue during the pandemic.
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