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This artist's rendering shows the Grant Street Pier and two restaurant buildings in the foreground, with office and residential buildings in the background.

The Vancouver Waterfront is starting to take shape

This artist's rendering shows the Grant Street Pier and two restaurant buildings in the foreground, with office and residential buildings in the background.

January 17, 2016, 6:07am Business

This is the year big things will happen at the Waterfront Vancouver, an ambitious $1.3 billion commercial and residential project nearly a decade in the making. Read story

Vancouver City Hall.

Man sues city over bike accident

Vancouver City Hall.

January 17, 2016, 6:05am Clark County News

Vancouver resident Daniel Short was riding his mountain bike on Northeast Arnold Road the evening of Nov. 8, 2012, when his front tire struck something in the dim light, catapulting him over his handlebars. Read story

Jaci Cannon of Vancouver, left, shops at Main Street Marijuana with the help of bud tender Neil McCauley on Oct. 5.

Vancouver may allow more pot shops

Jaci Cannon of Vancouver, left, shops at Main Street Marijuana with the help of bud tender Neil McCauley on Oct. 5.

January 11, 2016, 7:03pm Business

The Vancouver City Council is leaning toward increasing the number of recreational marijuana stores from six to nine -- but that's still three pot shops shy of the 12 licenses the state Liquor and Cannabis Board made available in the city last week. Read story

Luanne (Wolfe) Barnes, a survivor of the 1948 Vanport Flood, looks at old photos with her husband, Ed Barnes, at Saturday's opening of the Vanport Flood Exhibit at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver.

Vanport Flood survivors recall the day their community drowned

Luanne (Wolfe) Barnes, a survivor of the 1948 Vanport Flood, looks at old photos with her husband, Ed Barnes, at Saturday's opening of the Vanport Flood Exhibit at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver.

January 9, 2016, 7:14pm Clark County News

When the Columbia River swelled with snowmelt in May 1948, rising ominously high, Belva Griffin recalls a neighbor packing up and moving out of Vanport, fearing the water would crest the dikes that surrounded the city. Read story

Work trailer burns at Friends of the Carpenter

January 9, 2016, 2:40pm Churches & Religion

A fire burned an trailer containing construction waste Saturday at Friends of the Carpenter ministry in Vancouver, but the blaze didn’t spread to the building. Read story

A Vancouver police officer puts up police tape at the scene of a crime in November. After working for a year without a contract, the Vancouver Police Officers' Guild and the city have reached an agreement, which the city council is expected to approve Monday.

Vancouver Police Officers’ Guild contract agreement includes pay hike

A Vancouver police officer puts up police tape at the scene of a crime in November. After working for a year without a contract, the Vancouver Police Officers' Guild and the city have reached an agreement, which the city council is expected to approve Monday.

January 8, 2016, 7:57pm Clark County News

After working a year without a contract, the Vancouver Police Officers' Guild has reached a labor agreement with the city for 2015-16 that includes a wage hike. Read story

A woman pushes a stroller Wednesday past "The Visitor," a new steel sculpture by Seattle artist Matthew Dockrey at West 23rd and Main streets.

Artwork slithers into Vancouver

A woman pushes a stroller Wednesday past "The Visitor," a new steel sculpture by Seattle artist Matthew Dockrey at West 23rd and Main streets.

January 7, 2016, 6:06am Clark County News

A giant steel tentacle bristling with saucer-sized suckers is slithering from the sewer in Uptown Village at Main and West 23rd streets. Read story

Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar, as seen in Meridian, Idaho, plans to open an 8,320-square-foot restaurant at downtown Vancouver's future waterfront development in 2017.

Waterfront Vancouver announces restaurant tenant

Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar, as seen in Meridian, Idaho, plans to open an 8,320-square-foot restaurant at downtown Vancouver's future waterfront development in 2017.

January 6, 2016, 3:40pm Business

Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar will be the first restaurant at Grant Street Pier in downtown Vancouver's future $1.3 billion mixed-use waterfront project, Gramor Development announced Wednesday. Read story

Apartment projects apply for Vancouver tax exemptions

January 4, 2016, 9:34pm Business

Three proposed downtown Vancouver apartment projects have applied for eight- and 12-year property tax exemptions under a city program aimed at spurring housing development near work, shopping, entertainment and bus service. Read story

Second Step Housing received a $140,000 grant from the city of Vancouver to refurbish a triplex on West 39th Street to house foster youth who have aged out of the system.

Second Step gives former foster youth a place to live

Second Step Housing received a $140,000 grant from the city of Vancouver to refurbish a triplex on West 39th Street to house foster youth who have aged out of the system.

December 31, 2015, 5:04pm Clark County News

Even in the happiest of families, preparing teens to leave the nest and be independent adults can be a challenge. Read story