By Tyler Graf April 6, 2014 6 a.m.
With Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart’s last official day on the board less than a week away, the clock has started ticking more loudly on appointing a successor.
By Tyler Graf March 27, 2014 5:06 p.m.
Clark County Democrats have asked Tony Golik, the county’s prosecuting attorney, for legal advice regarding how long it will take to appoint someone to Steve Stuart’s soon-to-be-vacant seat on the Clark County Board of Commissioners.
By Tyler Graf March 25, 2014 9:20 p.m.
In a nod toward restoring staffing levels at the Clark County Sheriff's Office, commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a supplemental budget that provides money to hire new sworn-officer positions for the first time since 2007.
By Tyler Graf March 24, 2014 8:04 p.m.
A recommendation of the people in charge of drafting a new county government calls for Clark County commissioners' pay to be sliced in half.
By Tyler Graf March 18, 2014 7:55 p.m.
Clark County Democrats will take an important step Friday toward drafting a list of three candidates to replace outgoing County Commissioner Steve Stuart, who will step down next month to become city manager of Ridgefield.
By Tyler Graf March 18, 2014 5:59 p.m.
This summer, Clark County's legal notices will begin appearing primarily in a community weekly, not The Columbian, following a Tuesday decision of the county's board of commissioners.
Clark County Commissioner David Madore has spoken passionately about the need to build a third metro-area bridge across the Columbia River, but when it comes to that proposal, partnerships may be hard to foment.
By Tyler Graf March 11, 2014 7:24 p.m.
A months-old legal settlement could cost Clark County not just a bundle of cash, but also its opportunity to buy low-cost insurance through the Washington Counties Risk Pool.
By Tyler Graf March 6, 2014 8:25 p.m.
Clark County is showing signs of economic growth as it exits the hardest period since the Great Depression, Commissioner Tom Mielke said Thursday, but more could be done to make it the most business-friendly community in the state.
By Tyler Graf March 5, 2014 9:05 p.m.
A survey of Clark County employees shows a majority opposes loosening gun restrictions inside certain public buildings, but that hasn't deterred commissioners from discussing a new, less-restrictive gun policy.
By Tyler Graf March 1, 2014 4:36 p.m.
The Second Amendment is alive and well in Clark County, with public employees now temporarily allowed to carry concealed weapons -- that is, until county commissioners investigate long-term changes to the county's workplace violence policy.
By Tyler Graf February 26, 2014 7:40 p.m.
Three big names are in the running to become Ridgefield’s next city manager, including Clark County Commissioner Steve Stuart, who announced Jan. 23 his intention not to seek reelection.
By Tyler Graf February 23, 2014 6 a.m.
BATTLE GROUND — One could say the Mill Creek Pub is akin to Battle Ground’s second City Hall.
By Tyler Graf February 22, 2014 10:33 p.m.
A proposed Clark County policy that would allow public employees to bring concealed firearms to work could affect the amount the county pays in insurance premiums.
By Tyler Graf February 20, 2014 6:53 p.m.
In the wake of a workplace shooting at the Center for Community Health earlier in the month, Clark County commissioners are directing their legal staff to draft a new policy allowing county employees to carry concealed weapons.
The Board of Clark County Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to not pay a $9 million judgment awarded to Clyde Ray Spencer this month in U.S. District Court.
By Tyler Graf February 12, 2014 10:58 p.m.
Two Washougal School District levies were still passing today, after updated election results were released by the Clark County Elections Department.
By Tyler Graf February 11, 2014 3:58 p.m.
The Clark County commissioners Tuesday extended a temporary moratorium on marijuana-related businesses until later this spring, a move intended to give the county more time to draft a long-term zoning ordinance regulating the growing, processing and selling of pot.
By Tyler Graf February 10, 2014 5:44 p.m.
Procrastinators needn't worry. There's still time, and ways, to cast a ballot for today's special election in three local school districts.
By Tyler Graf February 5, 2014 6 a.m.
LeRoy Haagen Park in Vancouver's Fircrest neighborhood may occasionally act as a doggie commode. But at least it's a tidy one, with people tying up their pooches' poos in bags and throwing them away into waste bins.
A suspect was taken into custody, and two people were injured, following the second Vancouver office shooting in as many days.
By Tyler Graf January 31, 2014 6:48 p.m.
A management memo to laid-off employees of two La Center cardrooms, one recently closed, lays the blame for their loss of work on the Affordable Care Act, even though the act's employer mandate does not kick in until next year.
By Tyler Graf January 30, 2014 7:41 p.m.
RIDGEFIELD — Clark County should carefully look at how it pays for public safety, and do so in a way that takes into consideration costs to the entire justice system, Commissioner Steve Stuart said Thursday.
By Tyler Graf January 24, 2014 6 a.m.
The haze over Battle Ground's will-they, won't-they discussion about setting a marijuana moratorium isn't going away.