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A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver council weighs $9.27 million grant allocation

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

March 1, 2021, 8:03pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council began the process of allocating $9.27 million in city and federal grant funds for affordable housing developments, homeless shelters and relief for tenants and businesses hard hit by COVID-19. Read story

Keith Bunn prepares empty containers for beverage refills at Corwin Distributing in Ridgefield. Corwin Distributing Co. expects to suffer if a new tax on sweetened beverages, introduced in a Washington Senate committee meeting this week, is passed into law.

Clark County business owners say bill to tax sweet drinks will cost jobs

Keith Bunn prepares empty containers for beverage refills at Corwin Distributing in Ridgefield. Corwin Distributing Co. expects to suffer if a new tax on sweetened beverages, introduced in a Washington Senate committee meeting this week, is passed into law.

February 26, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Business

A new tax on sweetened beverages introduced in a Washington Senate committee meeting this week is upsetting Clark County business owners who see it as a threat to their enterprises already suffering during the pandemic. Read story

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Woman sues Vancouver, says sidewalk in disrepair caused brother’s death

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

February 25, 2021, 7:37pm Clark County News

A Clark County woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Vancouver claiming that poor sidewalk maintenance contributed to her brother’s death more than a year ago. Read story

FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 file photo image taken from video, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol. On Tuesday, Jan. 12 Herrera Beutler came out in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump over last week's riot at the Capitol.

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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 file photo image taken from video, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol. On Tuesday, Jan. 12 Herrera Beutler came out in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump over last week's riot at the Capitol.

February 24, 2021, 5:50pm Clark County News

Members of the Clark County Republican Party voted Tuesday to formally censure Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, over her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump. Read story

Heather Manning of Vancouver sits aboard a C-Tran Vine bus headed east while departing from the Turtle Place Transit Station in downtown Vancouver on Monday. The Vine runs along Fourth Plain Boulevard and is Vancouver's first Bus Rapid Transit line, though two more are in the works.

As Vancouver’s population grows, C-Tran strives to build mass transit system

Heather Manning of Vancouver sits aboard a C-Tran Vine bus headed east while departing from the Turtle Place Transit Station in downtown Vancouver on Monday. The Vine runs along Fourth Plain Boulevard and is Vancouver's first Bus Rapid Transit line, though two more are in the works.

February 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

When nearly a foot of snow buried the Vancouver area this month, C-Tran CEO Shawn Donaghy was surprised to see that the number of people who relied on public transit barely dropped. Read story

Vancouver Housing Authority to receive grant to improve public housing

February 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The Vancouver Housing Authority will receive $619,589 to improve its public housing infrastructure as part of a grant program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read story

Evidence is marked as officials work at the scene after a domestic violence investigation resulted in a fatal police shooting in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood on Oct. 4.

Vancouver council recommends fast-tracking body cameras

Evidence is marked as officials work at the scene after a domestic violence investigation resulted in a fatal police shooting in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood on Oct. 4.

February 22, 2021, 7:46pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver wants to fast-track an initiative to equip police with body-worn and dashboard cameras, prioritizing the cameras over other reforms already under consideration by a community task force. Read story

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Heidi St. John among Republicans challenging Herrera Beutler for 3rd District seat

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February 22, 2021, 12:42pm Clark County News

The next election is 21 months away, but three southwest Washington Republicans have already announced congressional campaigns to challenge embattled GOP incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler for the 3rd District seat. Read story

Staffer Allison Berhow instructs a driver to self-administer an oral COVID-19 test Saturday at the new Tower Mall drive-thru testing site. Visitors receive their results in two or three days.

Clark County’s free COVID-19 test site releases data

Staffer Allison Berhow instructs a driver to self-administer an oral COVID-19 test Saturday at the new Tower Mall drive-thru testing site. Visitors receive their results in two or three days.

February 20, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Health

Clark County's free COVID-19 testing site administered 4,648 tests in its first month of operation, according to a media release from Clark County Public Health. Read story

A truck drives by a traffic island on Lieser Road. The city is reviving a traffic-calming program suspended in 2020.

Vancouver restarts grant program for slowing neighborhood traffic

A truck drives by a traffic island on Lieser Road. The city is reviving a traffic-calming program suspended in 2020.

February 18, 2021, 6:08pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is reviving a program that provides grant funding for road projects that slow traffic in residential areas after taking a pause in a volatile 2020. Read story