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The Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln in September 1862 and took effect on Jan.

Washington Legislature leads Juneteenth recognition

The Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln in September 1862 and took effect on Jan.

June 18, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The United States will acknowledge Juneteenth as an official public holiday for the first time in history this year, following the example set by the Legislature in May. Read story

The current boundaries of Washington's 3rd Congressional District

Southwest Washington voters tell redistricting panel they want competition in elections

The current boundaries of Washington's 3rd Congressional District

June 16, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Southwest Washington voters who took their first chance to weigh in on the state’s redistricting process Monday evening found that many residents, regardless of political affiliation, want the same thing: competition. Read story

COVID-19 complicates Clark County annual homeless count

June 16, 2021, 5:45am Clark County News

An annual count of people experiencing homelessness in Clark County was hindered this year by COVID-19, according to the Council for the Homeless. Read story

Sen. Ann Rivers, center, takes a question from the crowd as she discusses children and COVID-19 masks at Felida Park on Thursday. Rivers, R-La Center, met with constituents to talk about masks, social distancing and virus testing in schools.

Sen. Ann Rivers Q&A turns into anti-mask rally at Felida Park

Sen. Ann Rivers, center, takes a question from the crowd as she discusses children and COVID-19 masks at Felida Park on Thursday. Rivers, R-La Center, met with constituents to talk about masks, social distancing and virus testing in schools.

June 10, 2021, 7:06pm Clark County News

A plan to hold a low-key Q&A session with state Sen. Ann Rivers at Felida Park escalated into a rally Thursday afternoon, with around 200 people gathering to protest against mask mandates and vaccine guidelines in Washington’s schools. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Vancouver enjoying ‘better than expected revenues’

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

June 10, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

An update to Vancouver’s current financial outlook paints an unexpectedly sunny picture for the city, as councilors review a $107.9 million draft supplemental budget. Read story

The current boardwalk ends at a locked gate and shrubbery behind Who Song and Larry's.(Joshua Hart/The Columbian)

Vancouver postpones agreement on new waterfront development

The current boardwalk ends at a locked gate and shrubbery behind Who Song and Larry's.(Joshua Hart/The Columbian)

June 7, 2021, 9:50pm Clark County News

A project that aims to rebrand and redevelop the southern gateway to Vancouver was sent back to the drawing board by city councilors Monday, who claim that the initial development agreement doesn’t set ambitious enough climate standards. Read story

The City of Vancouver entrance sign is seen at the corner of Sixth and C streets in downtown Vancouver.

Vancouver plans how to allocate $32.6 million in COVID-19 relief

The City of Vancouver entrance sign is seen at the corner of Sixth and C streets in downtown Vancouver.

June 5, 2021, 4:05pm Clark County News

Elected leaders in Vancouver have the opposite of a problem. Read story

Lon Pluckhahn (Contributed photo)

Vancouver adds new deputy city manager

Lon Pluckhahn (Contributed photo)

June 3, 2021, 6:04pm Clark County News

Vancouver is adding a new deputy city manager to its staff as part of an ongoing restructuring of leadership at City Hall. Read story

The current boundaries of Washington's 3rd Congressional District

Redistricting panel to hold hearing on redrawing 3rd Congressional District, legislative maps

The current boundaries of Washington's 3rd Congressional District

June 2, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

When the Washington Legislature last certified new electoral district boundaries in 2011, Southwest Washington saw a major shift in its political norms. This year, it could happen again. Read story

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Herrera Beutler revives three bills related to maternal health care

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June 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Health

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler took a trio of stalled maternal health bills off the shelf last week, a series of reintroductions aimed at improving outcomes for new mothers and infants. Read story