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House fire in Vancouver extinguished

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

County moves toward policy clarifying, tightening response on homeless camps

September 19, 2019, 9:55pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council is moving forward with creating a policy intended to clarify how the county responds to homeless encampments on public property. Read story

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

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

Ridgefield-area rezone raises questions

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

Legal fight over growth management plan finally over

September 12, 2019, 8:24pm Clark County News

A three-year legal battle over Clark County’s comprehensive growth management plan has come to an end. Read story

Hearings examiner says Yacolt Mountain Quarry can pursue mining permit

September 11, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

The Clark County hearings examiner has determined that J.L. Storedahl & Sons can pursue a mining permit on a portion of a Yacolt quarry despite the company's commitment to not conduct extraction, rock crushing or other activities on the land for 10 years. Read story

Ridgefield’s school impact fee updated

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

Quiring text message raises concerns about open meetings laws

September 5, 2019, 8:34pm Clark County News

On the afternoon of Aug. 8, Clark County Councilors John Blom and Julie Olson both received a text message they said concerned them. Read story

Commission presents 18-month study of Clark County Jail

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

Will sales-tax exemption changes spook Oregon shoppers?

September 1, 2019, 6:05am Business

Washington state consumers have long traveled to Oregon to take advantage of its lack of sales tax. A recent change to state law has revealed how much Washington businesses have relied on clientele from Oregon. Read story