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Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

Residents place importance on Vancouver housing solution

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

June 13, 2016, 9:20pm Clark County News

A majority of Vancouver residents agreed in a recent survey that the city needs to find a solution to its affordable housing issues, but establishing a new property tax to fund affordable housing programs was their least-favorite option. Read story

State insurance exchange reports 1.6 million enrolled in plans

June 7, 2016, 5:15pm Business

Nearly 113,000 Clark County residents enrolled in health plans through the state-based insurance exchange in the most recent open enrollment period. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

Vancouver City Council eager to address raises

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

June 6, 2016, 9:03pm Clark County News

Vancouver city councilors want to vote as soon as possible on whether to repeal the city Salary Review Commission’s ordinance that dramatically hiked their pay for 2017-18, they said Monday. Read story

Vancouver hires assistant city manager

June 4, 2016, 5:12pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver has hired a new assistant city manager to replace outgoing Deputy City Manager Dave Mercier, who is retiring early next year after six years with the city. Read story

Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver launches survey on tax plan

Vancouver City Hall.

May 31, 2016, 8:07pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver wants to know what its residents think about a proposed affordable housing tax that could appear on a future ballot. Read story

A box of signed petitions is seen May 1 at Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver salary petition qualifies for ballot

A box of signed petitions is seen May 1 at Vancouver City Hall.

May 31, 2016, 1:27pm Clark County News

The hefty pay raises Vancouver's Salary Review Commission awarded the mayor and city council could go on the chopping block. Read story

A box of signed petitions is seen May 1 at Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver salary petition looks to have sufficient signatures for ballot

A box of signed petitions is seen May 1 at Vancouver City Hall.

May 27, 2016, 4:11pm Clark County News

The Clark County Elections office is almost finished verifying signatures on a referendum petition to retract the Vancouver City Council’s recent salary hikes, and it appears there will be enough valid signatures to qualify for a ballot measure, elections officials said Friday. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

Vancouver City Council holding line on retail pot shops

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

May 23, 2016, 8:55pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council on Monday didn’t embrace the city Planning Commission’s recommendation that the city further expand its number of retail marijuana shops from nine to 12. Neither did councilors like the commission’s recommendation that pot shops be allowed to advertise off-premises rather than be limited to signs on… Read story

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Report: Vancouver economy gets boost

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

May 22, 2016, 7:50pm Clark County News

Boosted by a strong housing market and booming construction activity, Vancouver’s economy continues to expand, but not as quickly as before, according to the city’s financial analysis of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016. Read story

Former Vancouver Mayor Bruce Hagensen, second from right, and City Clerk Lloyd Tyler, right, look through a box of signed petitions Thursday at City Hall. The petition seeks to let voters decide whether the Vancouver City Council's pay hikes should be rescinded.

Opponents of Vancouver pay hikes deliver petition signatures

Former Vancouver Mayor Bruce Hagensen, second from right, and City Clerk Lloyd Tyler, right, look through a box of signed petitions Thursday at City Hall. The petition seeks to let voters decide whether the Vancouver City Council's pay hikes should be rescinded.

May 19, 2016, 1:22pm Clark County News

In a move to retract the Vancouver City Council’s recent increases in pay, former Vancouver Mayor Bruce Hagensen ceremoniously turned over a box of 316 referendum petitions bearing 3,753 signatures to the city clerk Thursday afternoon. Read story