Snohomish County model would work best, officials say
Two Clark County officials behind a "Team ClarkForward" movement revealed their plan today, suggesting a reorganized county government based closely on Snohomish County.
Vancouver City Council, Position 1: Otto Guardado is hosting a Hawaiian barbecue from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at 19755 S.E. 37th Way, Camas. The public is welcome. Register by sending an email to email@example.com.
Electeds will discuss home rule, vision for better government structure
Two elected officials from two different parties say they will present one direction for Clark County as it prepares to undertake a home rule charter.
Senate drafting its own version of transportation budget
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, issued a statement Tuesday reiterating that the Columbia River Crossing project must meet all of its funding and permitting requirements before it is eligible for federal dollars.
He is fourth top official to announce plans to leave in past two months
Jim Dickman accepts job with Pierce County
LONDON — With many of their governments strapped for cash, leaders at a summit of rich nations vowed Tuesday to crack down on tax cheats by swapping financial information and exposing companies that set up elaborate structures to hide their profits.
OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers are projected to have $120 million more revenue than previously anticipated.
Temporary span operational less than month after collapse
MOUNT VERNON — A temporary bridge over the Skagit River opens Wednesday, restoring Interstate 5 traffic less than a month after the old bridge collapsed May 23 when it was struck by a truck with an oversize load.
Might-have-beens fly as Clark County's pass on Class-A baseball deal becomes tangible
HILLSBORO, Ore. — When Hillsboro Hops third baseman Jordan Parr ripped a skyward blast out to left field in the second inning of the Hops' home opener, most of the sell-out crowd in attendance rose to their feet.
City says influence should be in line with share of riders
A proposal to have the city of Vancouver give up one seat on the C-Tran Board of Directors does not sit well with the Vancouver City Council, which, as Mayor Tim Leavitt said Monday, has no intention to cede any of its authority.
State's pot backers say they're putting residents at risk
WASHINGTON — It's been seven months since Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana in defiance of federal law -- and contrary to the personal beliefs of most of the state's representatives in Congress.
OLYMPIA -- Washington lawmakers have adjourned both a regular session and one 30-day special session, and now head into the second week of their second overtime session without a budget agreement at hand.
Senator visits Vancouver program, listens to stories of how efforts get children ready for school
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray touted the Ready to Learn Act and the importance of early childhood education Friday during a visit to Vancouver.
Yacolt mayor Carothers bests tie-contest veterans to take home prize for best patriotic neckwear
After the county's smallest town made the biggest star-spangled statement, the trophy for the mayors' tie competition will spend a year in Yacolt.