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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.

Economic expansion in Clark County looks hot

December 23, 2014, 4:00 PM

Clark County's economy expanded in November "at a blistering pace," the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 7,000 jobs over the year and posting an annualized growth rate of 4.9 percent.

Authorities on the prowl for auto thieves

December 13, 2014, 4:00 PM

When Rhonda Ouchida's co-worker at Urban Styles Salon and Spa said she didn't see Ouchida's car parked outside, the nail technician just laughed.

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.

Scores: Schools miss No Child goals

August 27, 2014, 5:00 PM

Scores on standardized tests in public schools didn't fluctuate much when compared to the previous three years, state Superintendent Randy Dorn said Wednesday as his office released 2014 spring state testing results.

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.

Clark County’s economy added 5,100 jobs over the year

June 23, 2014, 5:00 PM

Clark County's economy remains on a path of brisk growth, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, generating 5,100 jobs year over year and posting an annualized growth rate of 3.7 percent.

Clark County home sales continue to improve

May 14, 2014, 5:00 PM

Homes sales, a factor driving Clark County's recovering economy, continued to show signs of improvement in April as buyers tussled over a shrinking supply of single-family homes listed for sale.

New data released on state’s health exchange enrollees

April 22, 2014, 5:00 PM

SEATTLE -- About 164,000 Washington residents have signed up for private health insurance through the state's health care exchange, with the bulk of people enrolling in the final three months leading up to the March deadline, state officials announced Wednesday.