Clark County commissioners today voted down an ordinance that would have cemented county departments in advance of a new charter, effective Jan. 1.
By Stephanie Rice December 15, 2014 7:52 p.m.
The Board of Clark County Commissioners will vote Tuesday on Chairman Tom Mielke's proposal to formally establish existing departments by ordinance.
A U.S. District Court judge on Friday sided with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe in its long-running quest to establish a reservation along Interstate 5 west of La Center and build a casino. She dismissed a lawsuit filed by opponents.
By Stephanie Rice December 11, 2014 6:19 p.m.
A routine review of county cash funds found sufficient internal controls to prevent misuse of the money, Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey said Thursday.
By Stephanie Rice December 10, 2014 8:32 p.m.
Tom Mielke, chairman of the Board of Clark County Commissioners, said Wednesday that his proposal to formally establish existing departments by ordinance has nothing to do with saving Don Benton's job as director of Environmental Services, as alleged by former Commissioner Ed Barnes.
By Stephanie Rice December 9, 2014 6:42 p.m.
Clark County commissioners voted Tuesday to go ahead with a public hearing next week on a proposal to establish certain departments by ordinance, but Commissioner David Madore expressed strong reservations about the idea, and Commissioner Jeanne Stewart said she wanted to publicly discuss the proposal in advance of the hearing.
By Stephanie Rice December 8, 2014 8:49 p.m.
Vancouver Firefighter Mark Johnston, president of the Vancouver Firefighters' Union IAFF Local 452, isn't going door to door to promote the Affordable Care Act and President Barack Obama's immigration policy.