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Unpermitted activity alleged at Washougal Pit

October 8, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

More than a month after the Columbia River Gorge Commission determined that a gravel mine outside of Washougal lacked necessary permits to operate, an environmental group and residents say that mining has continued. Also, the Southwest Clean Air Agency opened an investigation regarding a piece of machinery allegedly operating at the site without a permit. Read story

Candidates turn to video to speak directly to voters

October 7, 2019, 6:15am Clark County News

When Gary Medvigy began his campaign to retain his seat on the Clark County Council earlier this year, he hoped to have lots of town hall meetings to engage voters. Read story

Medvigy addresses outdated jail, county budget, I-5 Bridgevideo icon

October 6, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

In his campaign to retain his seat on the Clark County Council, Gary Medvigy said he doesn’t want to repeat the mistake of former President George H.W. Bush. Read story

Clark County Council candidate Cortes says 179th/I-5 project ‘wrong development’video icon

September 30, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

One of the most consequential actions taken by the Clark County Council this year is its approval of a plan to open about 2,200 acres of land north of Vancouver near the 179th Street/I-5 interchange for development. Read story

Vaping industry may be following tobacco’s path enticing young users

September 28, 2019, 6:09am Clark County Health

While working in Arizona's tobacco prevention and education program, Aunna Elm remembers finally seeing an encouraging trend in her work. Read story

Clark County manager won’t be questioned in Benton suit

September 27, 2019, 5:33pm Clark County News

A Clark County Superior Court judge has ruled that county manager Shawn Henessee will not have to undergo questioning as part of a lawsuit being pursued by Don Benton, a former Republican state senator and county official. Read story

State auditor: County violated law on Camp Bonneville contract

September 25, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County violated federal procurement requirements when it awarded a contract to a company involved in the ongoing cleanup of Camp Bonneville, the Washington state Auditor’s Office had found. Read story

Cowlitz Tribe Education and Arts Fund awards grants to 7 nonprofits

September 23, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Before more than a decade of litigation and acrimony, the Cowlitz Tribe made a promise to Clark County. Late last month, part of that promise was kept. Read story

San Diego nonprofit reviews Vancouver’s approach to homelessness

September 22, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

After two years of planning and discussions between local government officials and housing advocates, the Vancouver City Council was scheduled on Aug. 26 to take a vote on a major reorganization of Clark County’s homelessness response system, forming a Joint Executive Board on Homelessness. Read story

Eagle Scout’s project a Fort Vancouver memorial honoring Buffalo Soldiers

September 21, 2019, 8:05pm Clark County News

Wilson Keller stood in front of the infantry barracks on Saturday at the Fort Vancouver National Site to announce that a long-overdue day had finally arrived. Read story