City the 5th fastest growing in state; Woodland population dips slightly
Ridgefield was the fifth fastest growing city in Washington between 2011 and 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released late Wednesday. City leaders say years spent laying the groundwork for business and residential development helped Ridgefield bounce back quickly from the Great Recession.
Opponent plans to retire from city's fire department
The challenger for Washougal's top elected position promises to retire from his city job this fall to avoid a conflict of interest.
Don Landes-McCullough retiring after three decades of teaching at school
LA CENTER — The halls of La Center High School are like wings of an eclectic museum, where artwork from various periods, of different styles and motifs, mingle.
CEO says it will accommodate 700 workers
Ken Fisher said Monday he plans to break ground in July on a second office building, which will be able to accommodate some 700 workers on its five floors, at his Fisher Investments' campus in Camas.
A former police chief, a formal-attire company owner and a man who says he was unfairly fired from his city job are among an eclectic batch of small-city candidates looking to unseat incumbents during this year's election.
Board criticized for terminating executive director
WASHOUGAL — The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society is at a crossroad.
Main focus will be on food; cardroom will re-open later
WOODLAND — The new owners of the Oak Tree Restaurant are anteing up in an attempt to revive the once-thriving Woodland institution.
Town seeks monetary damages, retraction of audit
The town of Yacolt has filed a lawsuit in Clark County Superior Court against the Washington State Auditor's Office and others, alleging town officials were defamed by a 2011 performance audit.
First-quarter revenues up, but officials don't know if trend will last
There will be more money for Clark County's small communities, if their first-quarter projections hold steady.
Testimony focuses on effect to budget
After listening to more than three hours of testimony, the Clark County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved tabling a resolution that would extend a slate of incentives intended to spur business development, including waiving impact and traffic fees.