By Scott Hewitt February 26, 2015 7:49 p.m.
At a time when decision-making in Clark County and Southwest Washington seems increasingly fractious and angry, the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington and Washington State University Vancouver are making a display of problem solving through respectful civil discourse and listening to people.
By Scott Hewitt February 23, 2015 7:24 p.m.
Twenty days' notice to vacate a rental for no reason in particular — except that the landlord wants you to leave — seems like "cruel and unusual punishment," Vancouver City Councilman Larry Smith said Monday afternoon. "It's very harsh. It bugs the daylight out of me."
By Scott Hewitt February 22, 2015 6:29 p.m.
The Vancouver City Council will hold a one-hour workshop to start exploring affordable housing issues and remedies — what can be done to build more and to protect vulnerable tenants from displacement — beginning at 4 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. 6th Street.
By Scott Hewitt February 21, 2015 6 a.m.
Singing came as naturally to Anne Maguire as life on the Skamania farm where she grew up.
By Scott Hewitt February 9, 2015 4:53 p.m.
As part of a strategic refocusing effort, the Oregon-based Meyer Memorial Trust announced Monday that it will stop donating money to charities and causes in Clark County.
By Scott Hewitt February 5, 2015 8:51 p.m.
One of the very last things Jean Norwood ever did was help keep Vancouver beautiful. In December, she saw to it that the Vancouver Women's Club, of which she was a longtime member, donated $5,000 to an arboretum on Old Evergreen Highway that's always in need of help.
By Scott Hewitt February 4, 2015 10:04 p.m.
Wanted: tolerant landlords and eager advocates who recognize that there really is an affordable housing crisis underway in Clark County.