Commissioners may vote May 29 on first step
Clark County commissioners are scheduled to decide next week if they will begin the process of crafting a home rule charter for county government.
Congresswoman's provision advises agency to consider project's economic impacts
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler moved legislation on Wednesday cautioning the U.S. Coast Guard to think twice about granting a permit for a new Columbia River bridge if it restricts river traffic.
Vancouver City Council: Campaign kickoff for Micheline Doan, Vancouver City Council, Position 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., in the resource classroom. This event is open to the public.
Opponent plans to retire from city's fire department
The challenger for Washougal's top elected position promises to retire from his city job this fall to avoid a conflict of interest.
The Vancouver City Council on Monday unanimously approved the creation of a local improvement district so 467 homeowners near the Columbia River can pay for railroad crossing safety upgrades for establishing quiet zones at Southeast 139th, 144th, 147th and 164th avenues.
Governor still battling to get state to pay $450 million share
It's all or nothing, Gov. Jay Inslee indicated Monday in the battle to get $450 million for the Columbia River Crossing project.
Jerome J. Nye withdrew Monday as a candidate for Vancouver City Council, position 2, said Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed a bill that would provide more environmental protections against derelict vessels in Washington's waterways.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee spoke at a rally at the Capitol in support of a transportation funding package, saying it's "crunch time" to pay for road projects and maintain existing roads and bridges.
SEATTLE — Marijuana growing is not a green industry.
Liberal radio commentator Carl Wolfson, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer of Gig Harbor and state Rep. Cyrus Habib of Kirkland, the first Iranian-American ever elected to state office, will speak June 8 at the Clark County Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner and auction.
Nada. OK, that's the answer, but I should let you know the question for those not following the magical mayhem tour the M&M boys are on over at the county building.
A former police chief, a formal-attire company owner and a man who says he was unfairly fired from his city job are among an eclectic batch of small-city candidates looking to unseat incumbents during this year's election.
After months of rumors about who might run against Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, a last-minute challenger came as a surprise Friday afternoon — even to himself.
Scott Patterson, C-Tran's director of development and public affairs, has been hired as the next executive director of the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments.