OLYMPIA — Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent last month and the state added an estimated 4,100 jobs, officials with the Employment Security Department said Wednesday.
PORTLAND — Oregon officials say they’ll restripe a Portland freeway interchange where a big rig plunged about 50 feet into a parking lot Wednesday, seriously injuring the driver.
From Rose Village to La Center, events have gained popularity in Clark County
Rose Village's first neighborhood yard sale on June 8 gave people a chance to clear out unneeded items, raise money for good causes and share some neighborly pride.
Program has one year left on five-year federal grant
Four years ago, the wetland below Gaiser Middle School was being choked by invasive plants and garbage carried by stormwater runoff.
Electeds will discuss home rule, vision for better government structure
Two elected officials from two different parties say they will present one direction for Clark County as it prepares to undertake a home rule charter.
Senate drafting its own version of transportation budget
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, issued a statement Tuesday reiterating that the Columbia River Crossing project must meet all of its funding and permitting requirements before it is eligible for federal dollars.
City says influence should be in line with share of riders
A proposal to have the city of Vancouver give up one seat on the C-Tran Board of Directors does not sit well with the Vancouver City Council, which, as Mayor Tim Leavitt said Monday, has no intention to cede any of its authority.
Camas man has upgraded skills twice through college
Ken Hill knows how to turn adversity into an opportunity. In the recession-riddled economy, his skill at returning to college to learn new skills has served him well.
City, chamber look to join state's Main Street program
BATTLE GROUND — It may take more than a dash of fresh paint, a flower pot or two and a few park benches to revitalize Old Town Battle Ground.
Competitors range from 40-race veteran to man on dialysis
The setting for any marathon, one that has reached mainstream status or is still taking baby steps toward the finish line of relevancy, could be an anthropological study in the motivations of mankind.
Compared to nearly all jurisdictions of similar size, Vancouver, sheriff's office have fewer officers, deputies
On a "quiet" Tuesday afternoon in east Vancouver, Sgt. Dave Henderson scanned the incoming calls for police service on the laptop in his black-and-white cop cruiser. With a few touches on the screen, he rejected several calls.
After Skagit collapse, Senator believes I-5 Bridge is unsafe
Pointing out the recent collapse of the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said Friday that opponents of the Columbia River Crossing project need to stop and think about what could happen if officials fail to replace the I-5 Bridge over the Columbia River.
Its focus is to convince lawmakers project is needed now
Columbia River Crossing supporters have increased efforts in recent months to convince legislators in Olympia, and residents in Clark County, that a plan to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge needs funding now.
Family and police are searching for a Vancouver teen believed to have ties with local gangs who went missing last month.
Cluster lost during Sunday test flight found in Skamania County
A traveler that lost its way Sunday is back, thanks to three guys who navigated a rock slide and some bear poop to rescue it.