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Pollard: Salary petition finding support

April 28, 2016, 6:55pm Clark County News

Royce Pollard hasn't counted the signatures yet on the referendum petitions circulating the community, but from what he's heard, "very few people are saying no," the former Vancouver mayor said Thursday. Read story

Rendering of guesthouse for Oregon Health & Science University patients and family members.

Vancouver couple’s donation to aid OHSU patients, families

Rendering of guesthouse for Oregon Health & Science University patients and family members.

April 26, 2016, 11:05am Clark County Health

A Vancouver couple have donated $12 million to Oregon Health & Science University for a new, five-story patient and family guesthouse under construction on OHSU’s South Waterfront Campus in Portland. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

Some Vancouver councilors would refuse salary hike

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

April 25, 2016, 10:03pm Clark County News

Several Vancouver city councilors on Monday said they would either decline the hefty pay recently allotted by the city Salary Review Commission or donate the extra pay to charity. Read story

Salary Review Commission members Barry Hemphill, from left, Magan Reed, MarCine Miles and Thomas Hackett gather before the meeting Friday morning, April 15, 2016 at City Hall.

Salary commission makes big raises official for mayor, council

Salary Review Commission members Barry Hemphill, from left, Magan Reed, MarCine Miles and Thomas Hackett gather before the meeting Friday morning, April 15, 2016 at City Hall.

April 20, 2016, 11:54am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver’s Salary Review Commission adopted an ordinance by a 3-2 vote Wednesday setting the mayor and city council’s dramatically higher salaries for 2017-18. Read story

Goats from West Side Goat Girl graze in tall grass Thursday evening at Raymond E. Shaffer Community Park in Vancouver.

City of Vancouver gives goat labor a try

Goats from West Side Goat Girl graze in tall grass Thursday evening at Raymond E. Shaffer Community Park in Vancouver.

April 14, 2016, 8:38pm Clark County News

Twenty-five goats are munching their way through an overgrown Vancouver park for the next two weeks to remove invasive plants that mowers can't reach. Read story

Fort Vancouver High School student Michelle Garcia, a member of the school's MEChA Club, works on a mural Monday that will be hung at the Vancouver Police Department's West Precinct building.

Fort Vancouver High Latino students paint mural for police

Fort Vancouver High School student Michelle Garcia, a member of the school's MEChA Club, works on a mural Monday that will be hung at the Vancouver Police Department's West Precinct building.

April 13, 2016, 8:22pm Clark County News

Students at Fort Vancouver High School's MEChA Club hope that every time Vancouver police officers see their mural, they'll be reminded "there's beauty behind every person," said Nayeli Adame, 16. Read story

Aaron Everett of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, from left; Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt; Cory Samia, the city's water and wetlands educator; urban forestry commissioner Dale Erickson; and Annette Griffy, stormwater engineering manager, plant a ginkgo tree Wednesday for Arbor Day at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver.

Vancouver celebrates Arbor Day

Aaron Everett of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, from left; Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt; Cory Samia, the city's water and wetlands educator; urban forestry commissioner Dale Erickson; and Annette Griffy, stormwater engineering manager, plant a ginkgo tree Wednesday for Arbor Day at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver.

April 13, 2016, 7:55pm Clark County News

The slim, leafless sapling sitting in the dirt at Vancouver's Water Resources Education Center looked like an ordinary tree. Read story

Vancouver City Hall.

City of Vancouver salary panel to meet Friday

Vancouver City Hall.

April 13, 2016, 5:43pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver's salary review commission will hold a meeting and public hearing at 10 a.m. Friday at City Hall regarding how much the mayor and city council should earn in 2017-18. Read story

Vancouver City Hall.

City of Vancouver: It’s a housing emergency

Vancouver City Hall.

April 11, 2016, 9:18pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council declared a housing emergency for very low-income households Monday, paving the way to ask voters to pass an affordable housing property tax in November. Read story

A train hauling oil passes through the Columbia River Gorge on its way to Vancouver.

Vancouver City Council pursues oil terminal ban at port

A train hauling oil passes through the Columbia River Gorge on its way to Vancouver.

April 11, 2016, 8:07pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council directed city staff Monday to draft an ordinance prohibiting bulk crude oil storage and handling facilities and oil refineries due to safety concerns. Read story