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Vancouver seeks public comment on parking code

February 8, 2016, 6:03am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is seeking community opinion on proposed parking code changes before the city council reviews them in March. Read story

The Infantry Barracks is seen at Fort Vancouver.

Vancouver awards contract for West Barracks work

The Infantry Barracks is seen at Fort Vancouver.

February 4, 2016, 10:00am Clark County News

A $6.4 million construction contract for the renovation of four wooden buildings in the West Barracks at Fort Vancouver National Site was awarded this week, putting the high-profile project back on track after problems with the bid process temporarily derailed it. Read story

David Madore

Madore criticized over page on county website

David Madore

February 3, 2016, 7:23pm Clark County News

Clark County Councilor David Madore came under fire from his council peers Wednesday after they learned he'd directed a staff member to create a hard-to-find page on the county's official website on which he could post public documents of his choosing and link to them from Facebook. Read story

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Leavitt blasts Rep. Pike over river crossing

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February 2, 2016, 7:22pm Clark County News

Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt criticized efforts in Olympia to renew discussions about a crossing over the Columbia River and asked key lawmakers to kill the proposed legislation. Read story

New Vansterdam retail marijuana shop assistant Jacy Reichlin helps customer Matt Ellis on Monday in Vancouver. The Vancouver City Council on Monday voted to increase the number of retail pot shops in the city from six to nine.

Vancouver to add 3 more pot shops

New Vansterdam retail marijuana shop assistant Jacy Reichlin helps customer Matt Ellis on Monday in Vancouver. The Vancouver City Council on Monday voted to increase the number of retail pot shops in the city from six to nine.

February 1, 2016, 10:15pm Clark County News

Vancouver soon will have three more shops selling bags of legal bud. On Monday, the Vancouver City Council voted 5-1 in favor of increasing the number of pot shops in city limits from six stores to nine. Read story

Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver extends moratorium on oil-handling facilities

Vancouver City Hall.

February 1, 2016, 9:44pm Business

For the third time, the Vancouver City Council has extended its moratorium on crude oil-handling facilities by six months, drawing praise from citizens Monday night. Read story

Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain

New report: Violent crime drops in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain

January 28, 2016, 6:05am Clark County News

Violent crime in the city of Vancouver dropped 14 percent in 2015 from the prior year, while property crimes rose 2 percent, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

Vancouver settles suit with ex-worker for $150K

January 26, 2016, 8:34pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver has agreed to pay a former employee $150,000 plus $50,000 in attorneys' fees to settle a lawsuit she filed accusing her supervisor of bullying, gender discrimination and retaliation. Read story

Officer David Krebs, left, listens during a squad briefing Friday afternoon at Vancouver Police Department's West Precinct. The police chief has proposed adding 42 more officers to the department, which now has 190 officers.

Vancouver police chief wants to add 42 officers

Officer David Krebs, left, listens during a squad briefing Friday afternoon at Vancouver Police Department's West Precinct. The police chief has proposed adding 42 more officers to the department, which now has 190 officers.

January 25, 2016, 9:14pm Clark County News

Vancouver Police Department Chief James McElvain says the city needs to hire 42 more police officers and 19 more civilian staff over the next five years to fill the community's service gaps in traffic enforcement, property crime investigations and crime data analysis. Read story

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe's $510 million casino-resort is beginning to rise near La Center along Interstate 5 at Exit 16. Roughly 110 workers are on the site, working on the basement and erecting steel girders, project manager Pete Schultz said Thursday.

Herrera Beutler letter challenges casino’s wastewater plan

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe's $510 million casino-resort is beginning to rise near La Center along Interstate 5 at Exit 16. Roughly 110 workers are on the site, working on the basement and erecting steel girders, project manager Pete Schultz said Thursday.

January 22, 2016, 9:25pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, demanding it address public safety concerns about a proposed wastewater treatment system at the Cowlitz Indian Tribe's $510 million casino resort that's under construction near La Center. Read story