By Andrea Damewood September 6, 2012 6 a.m.
You'd expect to see a lot of uniforms at a going-away party for a police chief.
By Andrea Damewood September 4, 2012 6:08 p.m.
Sutter's appointment comes after city manager had said interim leader would be from outside VPD
By Andrea Damewood August 28, 2012 6 a.m.
Block 10 — better known as the barren city block bordered by Columbia, Washington, Eighth and Ninth streets — is about to get a lot more inviting.
By Andrea Damewood August 18, 2012 6 a.m.
Vancouver's former City Hall looked new and improved on Friday.
By Andrea Damewood August 14, 2012 3:46 p.m.
A new patch of land, donated this week by Hinton Development Corp. of Vancouver, will extend the city of Vancouver’s Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway east of Interstate 205 for the first time.
By Andrea Damewood August 8, 2012 6:14 p.m.
Citing friendlier county codes, the Vancouver Firefighters Union will once again hold its annual Fill the Boot fundraiser outside city limits.
By Andrea Damewood August 7, 2012 6 a.m.
When the PR guy for C-Tran freely admits that something to do with his agency is "sad and bizarre" -- it has to be truly weird.
By Andrea Damewood August 2, 2012 8:20 p.m.
Trail and park work won't begin for at least two years
By Andrea Damewood August 2, 2012 6 a.m.
Fed up with signs for their local precinct committee officer races being stolen, the members of the PCO Liberty Alliance took matters into their own hands this week, catching a suspected thief in the act.
By Andrea Damewood July 25, 2012 2:30 p.m.
Outgoing Vancouver Police Chief Cliff Cook will take the better part of a year’s pay — about $106,000 — with him when he leaves his position on Sept. 1.
A Vancouver man was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for stealing and selling 26 firearms from a Hazel Dell gun store, of which at least one was later fired at police, the Department of Justice said Monday.
By Andrea Damewood July 22, 2012 6 a.m.
If you played your cards just right in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, you could cruise the "Gut" in your vintage Mustang with a pint of local Marionberries in the passenger seat, before polishing off some chili, shave ice and corn dogs, and -- if your indigestion hadn't kicked in yet -- shake it to local band Nu Wave Machine at dusk.
By Andrea Damewood July 19, 2012 6 a.m.
A ban on tobacco in Vancouver's parks has been in effect for six months, but that doesn't mean that all puffing near the playgrounds has ceased.
By Andrea Damewood July 18, 2012 6 a.m.
Noting "significant adverse impacts" that Columbia River Crossing tolls would have on residents, Clark County Board of Commissioners Chairman Marc Boldt wrote state officials this week, requesting they create a local tolling advisory committee to help set rates.
By Andrea Damewood July 17, 2012 6 a.m.
The Vancouver City Council passed a resolution of concern Monday about proposed coal export terminal projects targeting the Pacific Northwest, asking for a cumulative look at their impacts, and requesting to be a part of any environmental impact reviews.
By Andrea Damewood July 6, 2012 6 a.m.
Vancouver City Council member Jeanne Harris has filed a $500,000 insurance claim with the city of Ridgefield, saying that Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow hit her with a stress-relief ball, leading to the potential loss of sight in her left eye.
By Andrea Damewood July 2, 2012 9:41 p.m.
The Clark County Board of Commissioners sent a letter on June 21 to the state Department of Ecology and to Cowlitz County outlining its worries about a proposed coal export terminal in Longview, saying they “cannot ignore the potentially significant, adverse impacts on our citizens.”
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler said the compromise on the transportation bill reached Wednesday includes some provisions she's happy about, and some she's not — but that's to be expected when Democrats and Republicans sit down to hammer out their differences in a high-profile piece of legislation.
By Andrea Damewood June 27, 2012 10:49 a.m.
Laura Hudson will take the temporary job during nationwide search
By Andrea Damewood June 26, 2012 6 a.m.
When a stubbed toe brings the same cavalry as a heart attack, it's time to fix the system, emergency officials told the Vancouver City Council on Monday.
After a successful fight to stop a biomass energy plant from going into downtown Vancouver, Sarah Collmer, Heather Lehman and fellow members of the Clark County Clean Air Coalition have one notch in their win column.
SALMON CREEK — Miles from where Brent Woodall's alleged death-defying race from authorities ended Wednesday afternoon, Scott Lewis screamed for joy when he learned from a Clark County deputy of the bank robbery suspect's arrest.
By Andrea Damewood June 20, 2012 6 a.m.
The start of major construction on the Columbia River Crossing is now set back to late 2014 — and that's if both states and the federal government are able to get financial plans in place, project directors told a legislative oversight committee Tuesday.
By Andrea Damewood June 19, 2012 6 a.m.
Vancouver voters, warm up your ballpoint pens: You'll be weighing in on a property tax levy to support parks and recreation this November.