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Columbian Small Cities Reporter

Woodland mayor rejects pot store bid

February 14, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

Two months after Woodland opened its doors to recreational marijuana growers and processors, Mayor Grover Laseke rejected the city's first viable applicant for a pot business license. Read story

An oil train passes through downtown Vancouver last summer.

Washougal leaders join together in opposing oil terminal

An oil train passes through downtown Vancouver last summer.

February 13, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

Washougal's elected officials and school district leaders are presenting a united front against the increase of crude oil train traffic through the small city. Read story

State Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, will host a town hall meeting Saturday in Battle Ground on a bill that could give cities and counties more control to raise taxes and fees for transportation projects.

Pike to host town hall Saturday in Battle Ground

State Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, will host a town hall meeting Saturday in Battle Ground on a bill that could give cities and counties more control to raise taxes and fees for transportation projects.

February 13, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

State Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, will host a town hall meeting Saturday on a bill that could give cities and counties more control to raise taxes and fees for transportation projects. Read story

Washougal schools superintendent to retire

February 11, 2015, 4:00pm Clark County News

Approaching the end of her contract with the Washougal School District, Superintendent Dawn Tarzian says she will retire when this school year is over. Read story

Jemtegaard Middle School in Washougal is the focal point of the district's bond measure.

Washougal, Hockinson school bond measures pull ahead in updated vote count

Jemtegaard Middle School in Washougal is the focal point of the district's bond measure.

February 10, 2015, 4:00pm Clark County News

The latest vote count from Tuesday night's special election shows the Washougal School District's construction bond measure rebounding from what looked like an early loss. Read story

Jemtegaard Middle School in Washougal is the focal point of the district's bond measure.

Washougal, Hockinson schools’ bond measures flirt with passage

Jemtegaard Middle School in Washougal is the focal point of the district's bond measure.

February 10, 2015, 4:00pm Clark County News

Early special election results on Tuesday night showed voters flirting with passing two multimillion-dollar bond measures for new facilities in the Washougal and Hockinson school districts. Read story

Crews work away on Feb. 5, as construction is just beginning on an extension of Columbia Way along the waterfront.

Streets will be extended to Vancouver waterfront

Crews work away on Feb. 5, as construction is just beginning on an extension of Columbia Way along the waterfront.

February 8, 2015, 4:00pm Business

Construction has begun on an extension of three downtown Vancouver streets to the Columbia River waterfront, a project the city considers a major milestone in its top development priority. Read story

Light smoke prompts fire call to Truman elementary

February 3, 2015, 4:00pm Clark County News

A report of light smoke and an electrical odor brought Vancouver firefighters to Truman Elementary School around 11:20 a.m. today. Read story

Light smoke prompts fire call to Truman elementary

February 3, 2015, 4:00pm Clark County News

A report of light smoke and an electrical odor brought Vancouver firefighters to Truman Elementary School around 11:20 a.m. today. Read story

Light smoke prompts fire call to Truman elementary

February 3, 2015, 4:00pm Clark County News

A report of light smoke and an electrical odor brought Vancouver firefighters to Truman Elementary School around 11:20 a.m. today. Read story