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The Cowlitz Tribe's casino-resort is beginning to take shape on its reservation west of La Center.

Clark County to tribe: Halt work tied to casino wastewater system

The Cowlitz Tribe's casino-resort is beginning to take shape on its reservation west of La Center.

February 29, 2016, 6:51pm Clark County News

In its latest clash with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Clark County ordered the tribe on Friday to cease all activities related to the wastewater disposal system planned for its $510 million casino resort project under construction outside of La Center. Read story

Construction takes place at 13 West Apartments as the newly completed 15 West Apartments is seen in the background. The Vancouver City Council wants to ask voters to approve a property tax in November that could generate $8.4 million a year for affordable housing and make a dent in the community’s growing problem with housing instability and homelessness.

Affordable housing goal of proposed tax

Construction takes place at 13 West Apartments as the newly completed 15 West Apartments is seen in the background. The Vancouver City Council wants to ask voters to approve a property tax in November that could generate $8.4 million a year for affordable housing and make a dent in the community’s growing problem with housing instability and homelessness.

February 29, 2016, 6:00am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council wants to ask voters to approve a property tax in November that could generate $8.4 million a year for affordable housing and make a dent in the community’s growing problem with housing instability and homelessness. Read story

Artist's rendering of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino-resort project under construction near La Center. Scheduled to open in 2017, the three-phase project initially will include a 368,000-square foot casino-resort building. A hotel is scheduled for a later phase of development, tribal officials say.

La Center sewer line project to stop short of Cowlitz casino

Artist's rendering of the Cowlitz Tribe's $510 million casino-resort project under construction near La Center. Scheduled to open in 2017, the three-phase project initially will include a 368,000-square foot casino-resort building. A hotel is scheduled for a later phase of development, tribal officials say.

February 28, 2016, 6:02am Clark County News

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe has agreed to pay for a sewer line extending from the city of La Center to the east side of Interstate 5's Exit 16 interchange to serve commercial development expected to arise near the tribe's future casino-resort. Read story

Seen facing south, Block 10 is the last remaining vacant full city block at the heart of downtown Vancouver. It's bordered by Columbia, Washington, Eighth and Ninth streets.

City of Vancouver putting Block 10 back on market

Seen facing south, Block 10 is the last remaining vacant full city block at the heart of downtown Vancouver. It's bordered by Columbia, Washington, Eighth and Ninth streets.

February 22, 2016, 8:43pm Clark County News

Interested in buying a vacant block at the heart of downtown Vancouver for a great project? Read story

Barry Cain, president of Tualatin-based Gramor Development, leads a group on a tour of the Vancouver waterfront in July.

FAA ruling limits some Vancouver waterfront buildings’ height

Barry Cain, president of Tualatin-based Gramor Development, leads a group on a tour of the Vancouver waterfront in July.

February 22, 2016, 6:05am Business

The high-rise buildings in a future $1.3 billion commercial and residential project on downtown Vancouver's waterfront won't rise as high as planned. Read story

At home in Camas, animal lover Caroline Reiswig gathers together her rescue dogs, the smallest of which is a 4.5-pound Chihuahua named "Tiny." (Photos by Natalie Behring/ The Columbian)

Pouring her considerable energy into animal welfare causes

At home in Camas, animal lover Caroline Reiswig gathers together her rescue dogs, the smallest of which is a 4.5-pound Chihuahua named "Tiny." (Photos by Natalie Behring/ The Columbian)

February 21, 2016, 6:06am Clark County News

Growing up in India in the 1950s and '60s, Caroline Reiswig saw much that troubled her. Read story

The "Beyond Bags" campaign encourages Clark County residents to recycle their polyethylene packaging and grocery bags at Safeway stores rather than throw them into blue recycling carts.

Plastic bags being recycled right in county

The "Beyond Bags" campaign encourages Clark County residents to recycle their polyethylene packaging and grocery bags at Safeway stores rather than throw them into blue recycling carts.

February 17, 2016, 10:05am Clark County News

Last year's pilot study aimed at raising awareness of proper recycling of plastic bags, wraps and films had positive results, according to the city of Vancouver. Read story

Costco at 6720 N.E. 84th St. is among the properties that could be annexed into Vancouver city limits if the city council decides to move forward with annexation plans that were shelved due to the Great Recession.

Vancouver eyeing annexation plans again

Costco at 6720 N.E. 84th St. is among the properties that could be annexed into Vancouver city limits if the city council decides to move forward with annexation plans that were shelved due to the Great Recession.

February 15, 2016, 4:45pm Clark County News

After years of bringing big chunks of unincorporated county land and thousands of residents into city limits, the city of Vancouver shut the door on major annexations during the Great Recession. Read story

Vancouver City Hall.

City of Vancouver finances said to be ‘very stable’

Vancouver City Hall.

February 14, 2016, 6:01am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is on better financial footing now than in the last 10 years, putting it in a good position to weather a mild economic recession that's expected next year, according to city finance staff. Read story

Cowlitz Tribe, Clark County Fire & Rescue reach deal

February 11, 2016, 5:13pm Clark County News

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe signed an agreement Wednesday with Clark County Fire & Rescue to provide fire and emergency medical services to the Cowlitz Indian Reservation just outside of La Center. Read story