A planned tree-clearing and development on a 40-acre wooded property outside Washougal has some neighbors worried about damage to what they call a "critical" habitat — and the character of their rural setting.
The state’s grievance arbitration system was designed to protect public employees from discipline without just cause and violations of their employment contracts. Yet some arbitrator decisions reinstating police officers terminated for criminal activity or alleged criminal activity have called into question whether the arbitration system serves the interest of public trust in law enforcement.
The companies seeking to build the Northwest's largest oil-by-rail terminal at the Port of Vancouver have thrown a counterpunch at the developer who argues the terminal will severely curtail his plan to construct a $1.3 billion commercial/residential redevelopment of the city's waterfront.
Months of speculation about how the county would revamp its ordinance on fireworks ended Tuesday when the Clark County commissioners voted to create a zone where discharging fireworks would be limited to two days a year.
The 'unauthorized school bus' reported to be offering rides to Battle Ground students last week was nothing more than a new bus driver and a trainer, according to a statement released by Battle Ground Police Department this afternoon.