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Local law enforcement vehicles line up along Washington St. in downtown Vancouver as they work an active shooter situation at Smith Tower on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2019.

Sen. Cleveland measure strives to better protect caregivers

Local law enforcement vehicles line up along Washington St. in downtown Vancouver as they work an active shooter situation at Smith Tower on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 3, 2019.

February 18, 2020, 4:53pm Clark County News

The Washington Senate approved a bill this week to better protect caregivers following October’s shooting at Smith Tower Apartments in downtown Vancouver. Read story

A photo of Nikki Kuhnhausen is placed at the front of the room during the vigil at the Vancouver United Church of Christ in Vancouver on Dec. 20, 2019.

Bill named after slain transgender Vancouver teen seeks to limit panic defenses

A photo of Nikki Kuhnhausen is placed at the front of the room during the vigil at the Vancouver United Church of Christ in Vancouver on Dec. 20, 2019.

February 17, 2020, 7:58pm Clark County News

Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, evoked the memory of slain transgender teen Nikki Kuhnhausen before her colleagues last week approved a bill limiting so-called panic defenses. Read story

Former 3rd District Rep. Don Bonker decries lack of moral leadership, courage in politics

February 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

When former Congressman Don Bonker scans the political landscape, he sees a lack of decorum, courage and moral leadership. Read story

Morning traffic moves along Interstate 5 near the Moda Center in Portland, a congested section of the freeway with only two through freeway lanes that experiences 3.5 times more crashes than Oregon's statewide average.

Tolling on I-5, I-205 in Oregon ‘years away’

Morning traffic moves along Interstate 5 near the Moda Center in Portland, a congested section of the freeway with only two through freeway lanes that experiences 3.5 times more crashes than Oregon's statewide average.

February 5, 2020, 6:29pm Clark County News

Oregon is pushing ahead with plans to toll portions of Interstate 205 and Interstate 5 in the Portland area, but it would be years before any tolls are collected. Read story

Andrea Logue, a program coordinator for outreach and education with Clark County's Clean Water Division, unveils the first installed sign featuring the new watershed design, on the footbridge over Salmon Creek at Klineline Pond.

Revamped watershed signs appear in Clark County

Andrea Logue, a program coordinator for outreach and education with Clark County's Clean Water Division, unveils the first installed sign featuring the new watershed design, on the footbridge over Salmon Creek at Klineline Pond.

February 2, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Eric Lambert was chatting after Friday’s unveiling of redesigned watershed signs when a wind gust caused one of the old signs from the mid-1990s to tumble from its easel. Read story

Christine Johnson-Sundby, from left, stands with her daughter, Ellie Sundby, her wife, Rene Sundby, president of the Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School PTA, and Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver. The family was in Olympia Friday to watch the state Senate unanimously approve "The Tiffany Hill Act." Rene Sundby was close friends with Hill, who was shot and killed by her estranged husband outside the Hazel Dell school in November. (Sen.

Washington Senate passes ‘Tiffany Hill Act’

Christine Johnson-Sundby, from left, stands with her daughter, Ellie Sundby, her wife, Rene Sundby, president of the Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School PTA, and Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver. The family was in Olympia Friday to watch the state Senate unanimously approve "The Tiffany Hill Act." Rene Sundby was close friends with Hill, who was shot and killed by her estranged husband outside the Hazel Dell school in November. (Sen.

January 31, 2020, 5:15pm Clark County News

The Washington Senate unanimously approved legislation Friday to provide electronic monitoring and real-time victim notification following the shooting death of a Vancouver woman in November. Read story

Morning traffic crawls along Interstate 205 South near the exit for Mill Plain Boulevard.

Share of fatal crashes involving THC more than double since 2012, study finds

Morning traffic crawls along Interstate 205 South near the exit for Mill Plain Boulevard.

January 31, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The percentage of drivers involved in fatal traffic crashes who had the active ingredient in marijuana in their blood has more than doubled since recreational marijuana became legal in Washington, according to newly released estimates. Read story

A rain garden, also known as a bioretention facility, is pictured along Northeast 98th Avenue in Vancouver’s Oakbrook Neighborhood. Rain gardens improve stormwater quality by filtering out some pollutants that would otherwise end up in streams and other waterways. The state Department of Ecology recently offered $220 million in funding to build clean water facilities around the state.

State to provide $4M for six Clark County water projects

A rain garden, also known as a bioretention facility, is pictured along Northeast 98th Avenue in Vancouver’s Oakbrook Neighborhood. Rain gardens improve stormwater quality by filtering out some pollutants that would otherwise end up in streams and other waterways. The state Department of Ecology recently offered $220 million in funding to build clean water facilities around the state.

January 29, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Eighty-nine clean water projects across Washington are in line to receive $215 million in state assistance, including nearly $4 million for six local projects. Read story

Gina Evans, left, and Jerin Dinkins, recycling specialists with Waste Connections of Washington, look for items that cannot be recycled Thursday morning in Vancouver's Burton-Evergreen neighborhood.

Waste Connections specialists inspect, tag recycling carts for unaccepted items

Gina Evans, left, and Jerin Dinkins, recycling specialists with Waste Connections of Washington, look for items that cannot be recycled Thursday morning in Vancouver's Burton-Evergreen neighborhood.

January 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Jerin Dinkins grabbed an iPad and climbed out of her Waste Connections company car, lifted the lid of a blue recycling cart and took a quick but thorough look at its contents. Read story

A photo of Tiffany Hill is seen on display at the candlelight vigil at Esther Short Park in Vancouver on Dec. 1.

Senate committee approves Tiffany Hill Act

A photo of Tiffany Hill is seen on display at the candlelight vigil at Esther Short Park in Vancouver on Dec. 1.

January 23, 2020, 6:40pm Clark County News

A proposed law to provide electronic monitoring and victim notification cleared a Senate committee Thursday. Read story