COVID-19 coverage

COVID-19 ‘Kraken’ subvariant spreading quickly in U.S.

State indefinitely suspends Washougal practitioner’s medical license

The Washington Medical Commission has issued its final order regarding a Washougal physician assistant (PA) accused of promoting unfounded COVID-19 treatments and verbally harassing medical professionals treating hospitalized COVID patients.

As illnesses surge, Clark Co. public health officials urge masking indoors

Camas seeks community input on ARPA funds

How do Camas community members want to see their city’s share of the $350 billion federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars?

Health experts warn of possible fall ‘virus surge,’ urge vaccinations

Washougal seeks public’s input on COVID funds, long-term vision

City of Washougal leaders are seeking input from community members on two issues critical to the future of Washougal: the city’s use of its federal COVID-recovery funds and the creation of a long-term strategic plan that will “define the future vision of Washougal.”

We can’t ‘return to normal’ on our own

Local COVID-19 rates climb into ‘high’ zone

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said this week that COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, with about one-third of people in the nation now living in counties with high community levels.

Officials should use federal COVID money to prepare for future surges

It’s strange days for those of us who have tried our best to keep current on the research and public messaging surrounding SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, for more than two years.

Camas, Washougal city councils mull best uses for $11.3M American Rescue Plan funds

The cities of Camas and Washougal are set to receive a total of $11.3 million from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021.