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In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories from the week:
An employee at Vancouver City Hall shared a cruise ship with a passenger later diagnosed with COVID-19.
The employee, whose name is not being released, was notified Thursday morning that the cruise ship they had disembarked from 13 days previously had also included a passenger later found to have the infectious disease, part of the coronavirus family. The cruise included about 2,500 passengers.
- Employee self-isolating; workplace sanitized, city says
- Related: Pence praises Inslee for state’s COVID-19 response
- Related: Clark County businesses bracing for virus impact
- Read more: Get the latest on COVID-19 in Clark County and around Washington at www.columbian.com/news/tag/covid-19
The fish-and-chips walk-up window at The Waterfront Vancouver’s WildFin American Grill has changed its name to What a Catch after another company complained about trademark infringement. It was formerly called The Daily Catch.
Karla Connelly, regional manager at WildFin American Grill, wrote in an email to The Columbian that a company on the East Coast contacted WildFin to challenge the use of the name.
A Vancouver man was killed late Monday night in a single-vehicle, rollover crash in the Salmon Creek area.
Clark County sheriff’s deputies and crews with Clark County Fire District 6 responded about 11:30 p.m. for a collision in the 1400 block of Northeast 117th Street.
The Washington House approved legislation requiring public schools to provide comprehensive sexual health education in all grades by the 2022-23 school year after a marathon debate that didn’t wrap up until after 2 a.m. today.
More than 200 amendments were proposed to Senate Bill 5395 before the House, after six hours of intense discussion, approved the legislation on a 56-40 party-line vote.
A police officer best known for his rich baritone voice intends to run for the state Senate in the 49th Legislative District.
Cpl. Rey Reynolds of the Vancouver Police Department announced his candidacy Tuesday for the seat held by Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver.