COVID-19 coverage

Stevenson-Carson students return to in-person classes

Washougal begins hybrid model; elementary students head back to class

As Washougal School District Superintendent Mary Templeton walked from the parking lot to the front entrance of Gause Elementary School shortly before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, a small group of children lined up in front of a physical education teacher near the playground at the back of the building.

Some fall sports resume Feb. 1

Camas and Washougal high school runners, golfers and tennis players will return to competition in February, but the rest of the traditional fall sports athletes will have to wait a bit longer to find out when their seasons will begin.

State expands vaccine eligibility

Governor Jay Inslee announced this week that the state is expanding its Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include any Washingtonian age 65 or older, as well as those age 50 and older who are living in multi-generational households.

Inslee announces efforts to get more Washingtonians vaccinated for COVID

Free COVID-19 testing site opens in Vancouver

Plane makes emergency landing at Grove Field

Athletic directors, coaches mixed on new rules

A litany of logistical questions pop into Washougal High School boys basketball coach AJ LaBree’s mind whenever he thinks about the feasibility of high school sports teams engaging in competitive events during a deadly pandemic.

Camas calls for faster teacher vaccinations

Members of the Camas School Board said this week they are calling on Governor Jay Inslee, Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal and the state’s department of health to ensure K-12 educators are moved up on the list of Washingtonians allowed to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Camas hosts town hall on school reopenings

Nearly 100 people participated in a Camas School District town hall Tuesday, Jan. 12, to discuss the district’s new school reopening plans.

Benefits of vitamin D shine during COVID-19 pandemic, flu season

We are in the middle of a global pandemic, with over 231,000 COVID-19 cases in Washington state alone. Even with the days getting shorter and darker as we enter the cold winter months, there is light at the end of the tunnel, as Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines are distributed.