first_imgFall weather is here with warm days and cooler nights, but is rain on the way? Check our local weather coverage.In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories from the week:Where things stand: 9 school districts in state on strikeFor days, Clark County was the epicenter of a pending wave of teacher strikes set to spread across Washington state.And as schools along the Interstate 5 corridor returned to class this week, seven took to or remained on the picket lines instead.Teachers from nine districts are on strike, including the Evergreen Education Association and Battle Ground Education Association, according to the Washington Education Association. That means more than 100,000 students remain out of school while districts and their respective unions negotiate. Clark County alone still has about 40,000 students out of school.Get the latest on the negotiations between districts and union.Clark County Council settles on I-5 Bridge resolution textThe Clark County Council agreed Wednesday on the text of a resolution supporting the replacement of the Interstate 5 Bridge after tussling over how specific it should be regarding added lanes and tolls that could be part of the project.“We’re not designing a project; we’re not designing a bridge,” Councilor John Blom said during a meeting Wednesday.But Councilor Jeanne Stewart, noting that she had “10 years of rodeo,” said generalized statements can be used to support what ends up becoming a very different project with serious financial implications.last_img

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