Congresswoman hopes Afghan women can maintain the progress they've made after U.S. withdraws
Humanitarianism, women’s rights and military sexual assault were all topics discussed on Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler’s trip to Afghanistan over the weekend.
Alcohol will be permitted in Kiggins, Liberty auditoriums
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that allows small movie houses, such as the Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver and the Liberty Theatre in Camas, to serve beer and wine in their auditoriums even when children are present.
Company would be negatively impacted by a lower I-5 bridge over the Columbia River
Oregon Iron Works, one of the companies that would be negatively impacted by the Columbia River Crossing project, is close to reaching a mitigation deal with the CRC, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee said this week.
Lawmakers open special session Monday
As legislators face a decision on whether to commit $450 million this year toward the Columbia River Crossing project, lobbying and advertising efforts have increased ahead of a special legislative session that begins today.
Bill would give developer Killian Pacific more time to use state subsidy to build planned underground parking for busy Vancouver facility
Storytime at the downtown Vancouver library, held on several weekday mornings, is one of the building's most bustling times. It's also when library patrons might have the most difficulty finding a parking spot.
He says project has been inspected enough, another review would waste tax money
The Columbia River Crossing project does not need another investigation, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote recently in a letter to conservative leadership in the state Senate.
State Sen. Don Benton's new gig as environmental services director for Clark County could triple his state-funded retirement benefit when compared to the benefit he'd receive from working only as a legislator.
Vancouver Interim Police Chief Chris Sutter and Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt want residents to know that even if they aren’t U.S. citizens, they’re still important members of the community who deserve access to public services and American opportunities.
Plan includes conditional planning dollars for CRC
The Washington Legislature this afternoon approved a compromise transportation budget, which includes $81.7 million for the Columbia River Crossing project, as well places some conditions on the CRC.
Wylie's amendment offers rebate option to out-of-state shoppers
A proposal to repeal the retail sales-tax break Oregon shoppers get in Washington advanced Wednesday through the Washington House of Representatives, but not before the bill was tweaked to give Oregon shoppers a rebate option for the sales tax they would pay. The bill now heads to the Senate.