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Who’s making the big money?

Aug 26, 2015

Firefighters and police dominated last year's list of the city of Vancouver's 20 highest-earning employees, many of whom racked up tens of thousands of dollars…

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At Vancouver VA, 4.1% of wait times at least 31 days

Sep 3, 2015

At Vancouver's Veterans Affairs division, about 4.1 percent of medical appointments in a recent six-month span were delayed at least 31 days.

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Clark County’s economy still ‘very strong’

Aug 26, 2015

Clark County's economy "continues to be very strong," the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 6,200 jobs in the 12 months ending in January and…

Parking violators don’t pay up

August 1, 2015, 5:00 PM

Day after day, the 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche pickup is parked in a prime spot in downtown Vancouver.

Who’s making the big money?

July 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

Firefighters and police dominated last year's list of the city of Vancouver's 20 highest-earning employees, many of whom racked up tens of thousands of dollars in overtime.

Clark County job growth remains ‘very strong’

April 20, 2015, 5:00 PM

Clark County's employment growth "remained very strong" in the 12 months ending in March, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 6,700 jobs and posting an annualized growth rate of 4.8 percent.

At Vancouver VA, 4.1% of wait times at least 31 days

April 8, 2015, 5:00 PM

At Vancouver's Veterans Affairs division, about 4.1 percent of medical appointments in a recent six-month span were delayed at least 31 days.

Clark County’s economy still ‘very strong’

March 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Clark County's economy "continues to be very strong," the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 6,200 jobs in the 12 months ending in January and posting an annualized growth rate of 4.4 percent.

Schools take on poverty

March 8, 2015, 12:00 AM

When a Clark County family with elementary school-aged children was living with no heat and broken windows, the school community pitched in to help.

2014 in Clark County saw dramatic jump in fatal crashes

February 7, 2015, 4:00 PM

Traffic fatalities ended 39 lives last year in Clark County. The county's traffic deaths in 2014 were twice as high as they were in 2013, and higher than any other year in the last decade. The increase in traffic fatalities also bucks the statewide trend, in which the number of deaths has stayed more or less flat in recent years, said Staci Hoff, director of research at the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.

Clark County economy adds 5,800 jobs over 12 months

September 22, 2014, 5:00 PM

Clark County's economy expanded by 5,800 jobs in the 12 months ending in August, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, posting a growth rate of 4.2 percent and recording a preliminary unemployment rate of 7 percent.

Summers see spike in motorcycle crashes

July 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

As the weather continues to get warmer, law enforcement sees more and more of one of the most gruesome kinds of crashes: those involving motorcycles.

Census: Vancouver population tops 161,000

February 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

Vancouver grew 12.7 percent in the last decade and has reached a population of 161,791, according to 2010 Census numbers released today. Clark County grew 23.2 percent in the decade, to 425,363.