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The first phase of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino project, which is under construction along the west side of Interstate 5 at Exit 16, is expected to be finished next year.

Cowlitz Tribe bristles at threats by Clark County

The first phase of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino project, which is under construction along the west side of Interstate 5 at Exit 16, is expected to be finished next year.

April 7, 2016, 6:20pm Clark County News

The Cowlitz Tribe is bristling at Clark County's threats to arrest construction workers who are installing a stormwater line on a portion of county road that runs across the Cowlitz Reservation. Read story

The city of Vancouver's new online app can't patch potholes like this one, at the intersection of Northeast 18th Street and Northeast 134th Avenue, but it can get a report to public works dispatchers.

City of Vancouver’s attention just a click away with new app

The city of Vancouver's new online app can't patch potholes like this one, at the intersection of Northeast 18th Street and Northeast 134th Avenue, but it can get a report to public works dispatchers.

April 6, 2016, 6:06am Clark County News

See a pothole or broken streetlight that needs fixing? Read story

Woodland sued over fees for records

April 5, 2016, 5:00pm Clark County News

A Spokane man is suing the city of Woodland for allegedly violating the state's Public Records Act by overcharging for records he requested and requiring full payment in advance. Read story

Vancouver settles with former assistant city attorney

April 4, 2016, 8:26pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is paying a former assistant city attorney $100,000 to settle her claim that she was harassed, discriminated against and subjected to a hostile work environment while working for the city. Read story

Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt delivers his annual "State of the City" speech Thursday evening in the city hall lobby.

Leavitt touts Vancouver’s progressvideo icon

Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt delivers his annual "State of the City" speech Thursday evening in the city hall lobby.

March 31, 2016, 9:02pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Hall lobby was packed. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

No action on Vancouver leaders’ salaries

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

March 30, 2016, 8:36pm Clark County News

Following public testimony by two former mayors and a tense discussion, the city of Vancouver's salary review commission failed to make a decision Wednesday about how much of a pay raise the mayor and city council should receive for the next two years. Read story

Construction continues at the Cowlitz Tribe's casino Jan. 22.

Suit seeks to block La Center sewer project

Construction continues at the Cowlitz Tribe's casino Jan. 22.

March 29, 2016, 6:52pm Clark County News

Operators of La Center's three cardrooms and a Ridgefield couple are asking a judge to stop the Cowlitz Tribe and the city of La Center from extending a sewer line to Interstate 5, just east of where the tribe is building a $550 million casino resort. Read story

Japanese mastiff Rey, who is available for adoption, checks out a photographer's camera with foster mother Melissa Plate of Vancouver at his side. Rey was among more than 100 dogs rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm in September.

Rescued dogs get new leash on life

Japanese mastiff Rey, who is available for adoption, checks out a photographer's camera with foster mother Melissa Plate of Vancouver at his side. Rey was among more than 100 dogs rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm in September.

March 29, 2016, 6:07am Clark County News

Eight months ago, Rey was shivering in an outdoor cage at a South Korean dog meat farm, fated to be killed and eaten. Read story

A crowd inspects emergency disaster kits Thursday at the Washington State University Vancouver campus.

Emergency preparedness event gets county ready to rumble

A crowd inspects emergency disaster kits Thursday at the Washington State University Vancouver campus.

March 25, 2016, 6:07am Clark County News

Vancouver resident Chris Able doesn't know whether the massive Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake that's forecast to devastate the Pacific Northwest will happen in his lifetime. Read story

Artist's renderings of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino-resort project outside of La Center provided by The Freidmutter Group

Arguments in Cowlitz Tribe casino case heard today in federal court

Artist's renderings of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino-resort project outside of La Center provided by The Freidmutter Group

March 18, 2016, 10:57am Clark County News

Oral arguments were heard Friday in the U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., regarding the Cowlitz Tribe’s right to have land taken into trust for a reservation. Read story