Details are sparse on negotiations over a state transportation package that would raise the gas tax and pay for new projects across the state, but a recent draft circulated among lawmakers included less money for Southwest Washington than other parts of the state.
WASHOUGAL — The debate over whether Washougal should give money to a nonprofit loosely affiliated with medical clinics that provide information about abortion elicited plenty of reaction Monday but little action.
After living in Clark County's Green Meadows neighborhood for decades, an elderly Vancouver couple decided to move to Phoenix, Ariz. They sold their home to a younger, charming couple and allowed them to lease the house before the sale was finalized.
CAMAS — Woodburn Elementary School still smells new. Bathed in natural light from the two-story library, the hallway feels welcoming and gives students a glimpse of the books and other learning tools awaiting them inside.
More often than not, there's been little to cheer about Clark County's recovery since the economic crash ended more than three years ago. But even a hard-core pessimist would be hard-pressed to avoid cracking a smile at the numbers the region put up last month.
Diamond Boedeker is used to preparing food for her family in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. This year, she prepared the holiday meal for a much larger and unexpected family: the inmates at the Clark County Jail Work Center.
Two Washougal city councilors want to rescind a $7,500 subsidy to a social service organization because it provides pregnant women a list of low-income medical clinics, some of which offer patients information about where to seek abortions.