The state’s federally recognized watchdog for disabled people’s rights said Tuesday it plans to file a federal lawsuit against Clark County for not releasing video connected to deaths and alleged mistreatment at the county jail.
After months of discussing the affordable housing crisis, the Vancouver City Council took its first look Monday at specific numbers for a proposed property tax that would generate $6 million a year for seven years to support the city’s very low-income families.
Stripped bare, the effort to build the nation’s largest rail-to-marine oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver is about money. Tesoro Corp. and Savage Cos. intend to make plenty of it, and they promise the community will get plenty too.
The union representing teachers at Evergreen Public Schools announced Thursday that it is organizing local participation in a walk-in event to call attention to the needs of public schools. Community members are invited to participate.