The council voted 6-0 Thursday night to support the measure, which proposes several sweeping changes to the structure of Clark County government. Councilor Darren Wertz chose to abstain from the vote as he’s running for county assessor.
A Snohomish man with no prior criminal history was sentenced to more than 45 years in prison Thursday for serving as a lookout during a home-invasion robbery Dec. 19 in Ridgefield. During the robbery, a victim was tied up and several firearms were stolen.
A Battle Ground woman is in critical condition at a Portland hospital after she and three others were injured Saturday night in a crash involving two motorcycles on state Highway 432 near Washington Way in Longview.
Birdfest is back at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge after last year's government shutdown — and that's not the only thing that's going back to normal at the popular celebration of nature and Native American culture.