With less than a week until the Cowlitz Indian Tribe opens its much-anticipated Ilani Casino Resort, the Clark County council unanimously approved a one-year agreement Tuesday that will allow sheriff’s deputies to enter the reservation for law enforcement purposes.
As final touches are being put on the Ilani Casino Resort, slated to open April 24 on the Cowlitz Indian Reservation west of La Center, Clark County released a proposed agreement that, if approved, will permit local law enforcement to perform police functions on the tribe’s land.
On Saturday morning, a time when most adolescents would prefer to be in bed, about 100 junior and senior high school students brimming with enthusiasm and wielding prosthetic arms gathered at Firstenburg Student Commons at Washington State University Vancouver for a regional engineering competition.
Clark County will need to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to keep its increasingly cramped and outdated jail functional while meeting the goals of its fledgling inmate re-entry program, according to research from a consulting firm unveiled at a county work session on Tuesday.
Sheriff’s deputies commonly show up at neighborhood association meetings to check in on public safety issues. But at last month’s Truman Neighborhood Association meeting, three deputies were there to keep the peace.
The county council is considering a series of code changes that will affect what residents of unincorporated Clark County can and can't do with litters of puppies, garbage cans, trailers, vacant buildings and other items.
In response to concerns from the sheriff’s office, the fire marshall and concerned citizens, the Clark County council on Tuesday evening unanimously passed updates to speed limits and parking restrictions to county roads and streets.
A new regional crisis center for Clark County didn’t make the cut, but several other big projects got earmarked for funds in the $3.8 billion 2017-2019 capital budget released Tuesday by the chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee.