Clark County's annual State of the County event serves two purposes: the first, and the usual, a celebration of the county's accomplishments over the past year, complete with speeches from county leadership and awards for those who have dedicated their lives to public service.
A former city of Vancouver employee is suing her former supervisor and the city for gender discrimination and negligence, alleging that her male boss harassed, bullied and intimidated her for two years, and that the city failed to intervene when she complained.
A trio of Southwest Washington lawmakers are floating a new plan for an Interstate 5 span between Vancouver and Portland they say could alleviate congestion at a much lower cost than the failed Columbia River Crossing project.
The Clark County council's approval Tuesday night of a $150,000 contract for on-call Web design services for the Department of Environmental Services has several local organizations questioning how that money will be spent.
Two Southwest Washington senators bucked majorities in their respective parties to vote against a $15 billion transportation package on Monday. The package carves out about $160 million for a handful of highway projects in Clark County, plus $6 million in transit and rail upgrades.
Local farmers and food advocates plan to rally before the Clark County council meeting today to encourage councilors to take action they say will plant the seeds to improve local agriculture for generations to come.