Port of Vancouver CEO Todd Coleman is stepping down effective May 19, the port announced Tuesday afternoon. His sudden and unexpected departure marks the end of a four-year run dominated by the controversy over the proposal, driven by Coleman, to build the nation’s largest oil terminal.
The former business manager for the Salmon Creek Soccer Club made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court for allegedly stealing nearly $40,000 from the club over the last three years.
The well-attended Clark County Democrats’ 2016 convention and legislative-district caucuses began with a burst of enthusiasm Sunday, but that excitement turned to crankiness for many participants as the daylong event dragged into the evening.
About twice a month during the legislative session, lawmakers representing Pierce County gather over lunch in the state Capitol’s basement. The noon hour conversations help them identify, and some believe deliver, their region’s top priorities.
Pull out your washboard, banjo or guitar for the SW Washington Bluegrass Jamboree from 4 to 8 p.m. today. The old-time bluegrass jamboree will be hosted by local band Somewhere Between and the English Estate Winery, to benefit the local chapter of Guitars 4 Vets.
The Clark County department head who filed whistleblower and harassment complaints against Councilor David Madore is now suing the county, alleging it failed to adequately respond to a public records request for the Republican councilor’s text messages in connection with his complaint.
The Millennium Bulk Terminals coal-export proposal in Longview would bring up to eight coal-carryng trains of 125 cars each through Vancouver every day, according to new information included in a state environmental review released Friday.