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Morning Press: COVID-19 impacts; CloudOne sues Vancouver; RV parking

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Medically compromised in Clark County on edge over COVID-19

Late last week, Lisa Bayautet received a phone call from a friend, who had bad news that was also kind of heartwarming, in a way.

The friend, who works at a law firm, has a co-worker who has a roommate who was tested for COVID-19. The friend asked if it was OK to cancel their upcoming lunch plans, not only for their general safety, but also because Bayautet takes medication for psoriatic arthritis that suppresses her immune system.

Tech firm sues city of Vancouver over office

A Vancouver-based tech company is suing the city for $1.2 million, alleging that it was pushed out of its office space due to the planned Tower Mall redevelopment on Mill Plain Boulevard.

CloudOne LLC also alleges in its lawsuit, filed March 4 in Clark County Superior Court, that it was unfairly compensated for rent payments and relocation of its employees over the last two weeks to Tennessee.

Clark County limits RV parking on public roads

Clark County has adopted a series of parking restrictions aimed at reducing the number of recreational vehicles used as living spaces on public roads.

The Clark County Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that limits and regulates how long RVs can be parked on county roads. Restrictions take effect March 20.

State will add concrete barrier to Highway 503

A concrete barrier will be placed this year to the center of state Highway 503 where three people were killed in a head-on crash Friday.

A contractor working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will add a precast concrete barrier, nearly 3 feet in height, along the center of the highway, from Northeast 154th Street north to West Main Street-state Highway 502 in Battle Ground.


Source: https://www.columbian.com

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