Morning Press: Officer-involved shootings; Making goat cheese; La Center gets shovel ready

first_imgAfter last week’s extreme heat, see how high it is expected to go this week with our local weather coverage.Here are some of the stories that grabbed our readers’ attention this weekend.Police shootings: When a crisis turns deadlyWhen Vancouver police shot and killed Justin Andrew Burton after he barged into an occupied apartment in February and threatened the occupants with a knife, it was a violent end to an all-too-common crisis.Months before, Burton was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass and resisting arrest after trying to enter a closed bar, and the case was put on hold when the court determined he lacked the mental capacity to stand trial.Burton was one of the roughly 5 percent of Americans who have a severe mental illness, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey. Few of those people are ever violent, and contribute to maybe 3 to 5 percent of violent acts, according to the agency.Learn more about what agencies are doing to keep conflicts from becoming deadly.Fort home to Pacific Northwest’s first cheesemakers“It’s definitely safe to say that the earliest cheeses made in the Pacific Northwest were made in Clark County,” said Tami Parr.last_img

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