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The entrance to a gravel pit owned by the Zimmerly family outside of Washougal that’s been the cause of neighbors’ headaches is seen in February 2018.

Unpermitted activity alleged at Washougal Pit

The entrance to a gravel pit owned by the Zimmerly family outside of Washougal that’s been the cause of neighbors’ headaches is seen in February 2018.

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… Read story

A selection of Dot Com Vapor E-liquid flavors are available for purchase at the store in east Vancouver. There are 31 flavors of the Dot Com Vapor e-liquid line, and more flavors to choose from other brands.

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

A selection of Dot Com Vapor E-liquid flavors are available for purchase at the store in east Vancouver. There are 31 flavors of the Dot Com Vapor e-liquid line, and more flavors to choose from other brands.

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

Former State Sen. Don Benton at the legislative outlook breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Dec. 11, 2015.

Clark County manager won’t be questioned in Benton suit

Former State Sen. Don Benton at the legislative outlook breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Dec. 11, 2015.

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

Catya Ledezma, top right, paints two murals on the Vancouver Navigation Center as part of the 2019 Summer of Murals Celebrations sponsored by the Clark County Mural Society last July.

San Diego nonprofit reviews Vancouver’s approach to homelessness

Catya Ledezma, top right, paints two murals on the Vancouver Navigation Center as part of the 2019 Summer of Murals Celebrations sponsored by the Clark County Mural Society last July.

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

Wilson Keller cuts the ribbon for his Eagle Scout project with family members of Willie Morehouse, who served as a Buffalo Soldier, at the Fort Vancouver infantry barracks on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Keller's project was a memorial for Buffalo Soldiers who served in the American West.

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

Wilson Keller cuts the ribbon for his Eagle Scout project with family members of Willie Morehouse, who served as a Buffalo Soldier, at the Fort Vancouver infantry barracks on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Keller's project was a memorial for Buffalo Soldiers who served in the American West.

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

Fire crews respond to a Vancouver house fire.

House fire in Vancouver extinguished

Fire crews respond to a Vancouver house fire.

September 21, 2019, 1:53pm Clark County News

Six fire trucks were dispatched Saturday morning to a Vancouver house fire that left no one injured and was quickly extinguished.  Read story

"As you're probably aware, the transportation benefit district, TBD, does not mean 'to be determined,' " says Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle. But she says that transportation benefit districts might be under threat from a ballot initiative.

Critics see I-976 as troubled road for county, state

"As you're probably aware, the transportation benefit district, TBD, does not mean 'to be determined,' " says Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle. But she says that transportation benefit districts might be under threat from a ballot initiative.

September 17, 2019, 8:24pm Clark County News

With ballots set to be mailed out next month, a group of local business, labor and elected leaders gathered on Tuesday morning to speak out against a voter initiative that they said would cut billions for needed transportation projects in Clark County and across the state. Read story

Residents of an unincorporated area near Ridgefield are concerned about the effects that a land-use amendment could have on water and traffic.

Ridgefield-area rezone raises questions

Residents of an unincorporated area near Ridgefield are concerned about the effects that a land-use amendment could have on water and traffic.

September 14, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

The Clark County Council is currently considering changes to its 20-year comprehensive growth plan, which determines what can be built in different parts of the county. Read story

The new building at Ridgefield High School, which was funded by a voter-approved 2017 bond.

Ridgefield’s school impact fee updated

The new building at Ridgefield High School, which was funded by a voter-approved 2017 bond.

September 7, 2019, 5:50pm Clark County News

With some reluctance, the Clark County Council on Tuesday adjusted a series of school impact fees that are expected to add to the cost of housing in some parts of the county. Read story

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center opened in 1984 and is both antiquated and overcrowded.

Commission presents 18-month study of Clark County Jail

The Clark County Law Enforcement Center opened in 1984 and is both antiquated and overcrowded.

September 4, 2019, 9:33pm Clark County News

A blue-ribbon commission tasked with recommending what to do with the county’s antiquated jail presented its report to the Clark County Council on Wednesday with the assumption that incarceration rates will continue to decline. Read story