Candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to file for office
Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt files for re-election Monday, joined by Washougal Mayor Sean Guard and Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow
Vancouver woman vows disease, cancer won't keep her from helping others
A neurologist diagnosed Vancouver resident Helen Ramatowski with Parkinson's disease in January 2011. She had diagnosed herself months earlier.
Main focus will be on food; cardroom will re-open later
WOODLAND — The new owners of the Oak Tree Restaurant are anteing up in an attempt to revive the once-thriving Woodland institution.
Lawmakers open special session Monday
As legislators face a decision on whether to commit $450 million this year toward the Columbia River Crossing project, lobbying and advertising efforts have increased ahead of a special legislative session that begins today.
No progress has been reported in weeks since session
OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday to finish their work on a two-year state budget, but with no deal reached during their two-week interim, the special legislative session could take its full allotted 30 days, if not longer.
Close your eyes. Cover your ears. Breathe in.
Is there any better Mother's Day gift than a cap and gown?
Those who want to rein in county commissioners also consider home rule
An overflow crowd spilled from a union hall in Vancouver's Fruit Valley neighborhood as hundreds gathered to discuss recall and other options against Clark County Commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke.
Tribe still faces legal challenges to plans to build in La Center
The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Wednesday published a new record of decision allowing the tribe to acquire 151.87 acres of land and proclaim it to be the Cowlitz Indian Tribe's reservation.
With apologies to Quiet Riot:
He says project has been inspected enough, another review would waste tax money
The Columbia River Crossing project does not need another investigation, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote recently in a letter to conservative leadership in the state Senate.
Community Foundation board member, children donate $15,500 to provide supervised summer program at Orchards park for kids in need
After experiencing an "aha" moment, Candace Young felt called to action.
Tanner Roggenkamp, coping with a lifelong learning disability, is finishing college
Becki Roggenkamp knew something was wrong with her toddler. He couldn't carry a two-way conversation, and he made up words for objects. He was at the age to enter preschool, but he couldn't sing a nursery rhyme or say his ABCs.
UPDATE AT 12:30: When the meeting ended at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart said he will ask the board to reconsider the appointment of state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, as it broke the board rules the three of them signed in January.
State Sen. Don Benton's new gig as environmental services director for Clark County could triple his state-funded retirement benefit when compared to the benefit he'd receive from working only as a legislator.