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Men far outnumber women in highest-paid public jobs in Vancouver, Clark County

June 19, 2016, 6:04am Carousel

It pays to be a man at a public agency in Clark County. A man was the top-paid employee last year at most public agencies in the county. Just six of the area's 35 major public agencies gave their highest salary to a woman. Read story

Men rack up most overtime in Vancouver, Clark County

June 19, 2016, 6:02am Latest News

Public safety personnel worked millions of dollars in overtime for the city of Vancouver and Clark County last year, and men earned most of it. Read story

Residents place importance on Vancouver housing solution

June 13, 2016, 9:20pm Latest 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 Council eager to address raises

June 6, 2016, 9:03pm Editor's Choice

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 Latest 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 launches survey on tax plan

May 31, 2016, 8:07pm Charities & Nonprofits

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

Vancouver salary petition qualifies for ballot

May 31, 2016, 1:27pm Election

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

Vancouver salary petition looks to have sufficient signatures for ballot

May 27, 2016, 4:11pm Editor's Choice

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 Council holding line on retail pot shops

May 23, 2016, 8:55pm Latest 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 their property. Read story