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Relay for immigration justice kicks off today in Vancouver

March 17, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

A national campaign urging leaders to create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants will kick off today in Vancouver, with a virtual and in-person rally that will include U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Vancouver City Councilor Ty Stober. Read story

Former Clark County Councilor announced he is running for the Vancouver City Council seat currently held by Laurie Lebowsky. Lebowsky has said she will not run for reelection and has endorsed Blom.

Lebowsky won’t run for Vancouver City Council, supports Blom

Former Clark County Councilor announced he is running for the Vancouver City Council seat currently held by Laurie Lebowsky. Lebowsky has said she will not run for reelection and has endorsed Blom.

March 16, 2021, 6:09pm Clark County News

Vancouver City Councilor Laurie Lebowsky will not seek re-election in November and will instead back the candidacy of a former Clark County councilor. Read story

Signs outside the Vancouver Navigation Center on in March 2020 notify visitors of the closure due to COVID-19 concerns.

Vancouver moves ahead with sale of Navigation Center

Signs outside the Vancouver Navigation Center on in March 2020 notify visitors of the closure due to COVID-19 concerns.

March 16, 2021, 6:01pm Clark County News

Vancouver will move forward with the sale of its day shelter for the homeless, the city council decided Monday, and begin negotiations with Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries staff looking to purchase the facility and transform it into its new headquarters. Read story

Robin Meyers, Tia Lee, 16, and Mychal Jones stand outside their Vancouver rental home on Saturday. Jones has fallen $14,000 behind on rent since he lost his second job during the pandemic and is hoping to work out a payment plan with the landlord.

Washington’s statewide eviction moratorium expiration looms

Robin Meyers, Tia Lee, 16, and Mychal Jones stand outside their Vancouver rental home on Saturday. Jones has fallen $14,000 behind on rent since he lost his second job during the pandemic and is hoping to work out a payment plan with the landlord.

March 16, 2021, 6:04am Business

Mychal Jones isn’t sure what he’ll do once the statewide freeze on evictions finally expires. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Vancouver council makes first revisions to housing tax break program

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

March 15, 2021, 9:05pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council made its first concrete changes to an oft-debated tax exemption program meant to increase housing stock within the city, following more than a year of discussion and at least one postponed vote. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

$145 million in stimulus funds heading to Southwest Washington

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

March 11, 2021, 8:12pm Clark County News

Municipal governments in Southwest Washington are expected to receive a combined $145.29 million from the COVID-19 stimulus bill signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday. Read story

The city of Vancouver is considering selling the Navigation Center to Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries as a new headquarters. The library district and Sea Mar both currently occupy parts of the building.

Vancouver weighs selling Navigation Center

The city of Vancouver is considering selling the Navigation Center to Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries as a new headquarters. The library district and Sea Mar both currently occupy parts of the building.

March 11, 2021, 2:00pm Clark County News

Vancouver leaders are considering selling the Navigation Center, the beleaguered day shelter for the homeless temporarily closed by COVID-19, so it can serve as a new library headquarters. Read story

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler speaks Jan. 13 before the vote to impeach former President Donald Trump.

Herrera Beutler votes no on $1.9 trillion stimulus package

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler speaks Jan. 13 before the vote to impeach former President Donald Trump.

March 10, 2021, 6:07pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, voted against the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package that passed the U.S. House of Representatives along near party lines Wednesday. Read story

Vancouver lawmaker who voted no on capital gains tax wants focus on transportation

March 9, 2021, 6:38pm Clark County News

A state senator from Vancouver was one of just three Democrats to vote against a capital gains tax that on Saturday passed the chamber by a single vote. Read story

Dave Guduchieyano of Vancouver displays a button in support of Vancouver City Council candidate Diana Perez during a meet-and-greet hosted by two business owners on Tuesday.

Diana Perez to vie for Vancouver City Council open seat

Dave Guduchieyano of Vancouver displays a button in support of Vancouver City Council candidate Diana Perez during a meet-and-greet hosted by two business owners on Tuesday.

March 9, 2021, 6:28pm Clark County News

A second candidate has thrown her hat into the ring for Vancouver City Council, hoping to fill a seat left vacant by an incumbent not seeking reelection. Read story