Melnick: Clark County measles outbreaks will be expensive, protracted
The mask outbreak in Clark County, which has racked up 23 confirmed cases since January 1, is unlikely to go away or slow down any time soon, even if no new cases or exposure sites were confirmed on Wednesday.
There are seven suspected measles cases, according to a Clark County Public Health press release. A new suspected case has been reported in King County.
On Wednesday morning Clark County Health Council meeting, attorney Clark County Public Health Officer Dr. Alan Melnick Clark County Council that the measles outbreak could last months spread into other Washington counties south of Oregon and possibly cost Clark County hundreds of thousands.
Vancouver Public Schools Avoid Bumpy Staff strike
Vancouver Public Schools and its support staff union announced a provisional agreement at. 1
The Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals will not strike at all, and the details of the agreement will be released after ratification of the contract, a district news announcement said.
Vancouver man hit by car, severely injured crossing street in Hazel Dell
A Vancouver man suffered serious injuries Monday when he was hit by a car while crossing the street in Hazel Dell.
Jesse Gellatly, 34, attempted to cross northeastern 99th Street near Northeast Seventh Avenue after 10pm. 18:40. and was not inside a crosswalk, the Clark County Sheriff sgt. Chad Rothenberger said.
Suspected in the death of Kelso store camp arrested in Camas
KELSO – Police in Camas arrested a suspect Wednesday in the shot of 30-year-old Kayla Chapman during a robbery at Kelso Quik Chek Market on Tuesday morning.
Anthony Leslie Williams, 19, was arrested without incident, according to a Kelso police press release. He was booked in Cowlitz County Prison with suspicion of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a stolen vehicle.
Ex substitution teacher claims to bully disabled students
A former Evergreen Public School substitution teacher accused guilty on Thursday of molesting a physically handicapped female student at a school in March.
Mark Anthony Lugliani, 60, of Battle Ground, granted in Clark County Superior Court to commit a third-degree child murder.
On March 29, Lugliani forced a female student into a classroom cabinet where he inappropriately touched her and masturbated on her according to a probable cause.