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Vancouver City Hall.

Does Vancouver need a $100,000 mayor?

Vancouver City Hall.

March 16, 2016, 8:46pm Clark County News

Do Vancouver's mayor and city council deserve a hefty pay raise? Read story

Motorists rumble over a rough stretch of Evergreen Highway near the intersection of Southeast 113th Court on Monday afternoon.

Evergreen Highway residents: Fix our road

Motorists rumble over a rough stretch of Evergreen Highway near the intersection of Southeast 113th Court on Monday afternoon.

March 14, 2016, 9:04pm Clark County News

Sick of bone-jarring drives, flat tires and vehicle alignment problems, residents along the old Evergreen Highway corridor told the Vancouver City Council on Monday they wanted the 100-year-old road properly fixed. Read story

Clark County GOP convention ‘huge success’

March 12, 2016, 9:39pm Clark County News

Anyone hoping for the drama of the national Republican presidential race would have been disappointed. Read story

At Friends of the Carpenter's day center for the homeless in west Vancouver, client James Patterson, left, takes a moment to get out of the rain and wind Wednesday afternoon as John Welton, background, organizes his belongings. Share operates the facility.

Shower facility for homeless delayed

At Friends of the Carpenter's day center for the homeless in west Vancouver, client James Patterson, left, takes a moment to get out of the rain and wind Wednesday afternoon as John Welton, background, organizes his belongings. Share operates the facility.

March 11, 2016, 5:08pm Clark County News

A shower and laundry facility for the homeless that was slated to open this month at Friends of the Carpenter in Vancouver hasn't begun construction yet due to a delay in getting an easement. Read story

Stewart Brewer of Robertson & Olson Construction runs an excavator Wednesday at the downtown Vancouver waterfront area, preparing the site for the city's 7-acre park and Renaissance Trail extension.

Work underway on new waterfront park

Stewart Brewer of Robertson & Olson Construction runs an excavator Wednesday at the downtown Vancouver waterfront area, preparing the site for the city's 7-acre park and Renaissance Trail extension.

March 11, 2016, 4:35pm Clark County News

Preliminary construction work is underway on downtown Vancouver's 7.3-acre-public park that will be the heart of a future $1.3 billion mixed-use development on the Columbia River. Read story

A broken play structure at Cascade Park in Vancouver is wrapped in "caution" tape. The city is spending $50,000 on new playground equipment for the park.

Cascade Park set for renovation

A broken play structure at Cascade Park in Vancouver is wrapped in "caution" tape. The city is spending $50,000 on new playground equipment for the park.

March 8, 2016, 6:05am Clark County News

Cascade Park's swings don't have seats. The play equipment is covered in graffiti and mildew, and picnic tables are splintered. Read story

Tyler Eversaul, foreground, drinks his espresso with Christian Moothart on Monday afternoon at Compass Coffee in downtown Vancouver. The shop recently moved into 817 Washington St.

Vancouver City Council adopts six-year strategic plan

Tyler Eversaul, foreground, drinks his espresso with Christian Moothart on Monday afternoon at Compass Coffee in downtown Vancouver. The shop recently moved into 817 Washington St.

March 7, 2016, 7:43pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council adopted an ambitious 2016-2021 Strategic Plan on Monday, setting the city’s course for six years under the overarching vision of being a “vibrant, safe and prosperous city.” Read story

High-5 Cannabis manager Calista Crenshaw and owner Jon Britt have been busy outfitting their new recreational marijuana shop in preparation for its March 12 opening in Orchards.

Vancouver’s marijuana industry growing like a weed

High-5 Cannabis manager Calista Crenshaw and owner Jon Britt have been busy outfitting their new recreational marijuana shop in preparation for its March 12 opening in Orchards.

March 6, 2016, 6:06am Business

When Vancouver resident Jon Britt and his girlfriend, Calista Crenshaw, won a Cowlitz County retail marijuana license in the 2014 state lottery, it seemed like perfect timing. Read story

An artist's rendering of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino-resort project under construction along Interstate 5.

Clark County, others ask judge to halt casino construction until appeal is heard

An artist's rendering of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino-resort project under construction along Interstate 5.

March 3, 2016, 5:43pm Clark County News

Clark County and other appellants in an ongoing lawsuit against the Cowlitz Indian Tribe have asked a federal judge to order a halt to construction of the tribe's casino-resort outside of La Center until their appeal is heard in federal court. Read story

Recreational fisherman Ernie Stille of Camas talks Feb. 24 about some of the security measures he has taken to protect his boat at the Port of Camas-Washougal marina after his boat was broken into twice in the last year.

Marina tenants taking extra steps to discourage would-be thieves

Recreational fisherman Ernie Stille of Camas talks Feb. 24 about some of the security measures he has taken to protect his boat at the Port of Camas-Washougal marina after his boat was broken into twice in the last year.

March 2, 2016, 6:05am Clark County Life

CAMAS -- Ernie Stille stashed a motion-sensor light in his fishing boat moored at the Port of Camas-Washougal marina, planning to hook it up in a couple of days above his boat slip. Read story