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Camp Bonneville neighbors have fire on their minds

June 29, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Wildfire season is just beginning, but in November, one neighborhood association in a rural part of Clark County already had fire danger on its mind. Read story

Clark County continues to eye pot-law changes

June 27, 2019, 5:59am Clark County News

Sticky’s Pot Shop, which unsuccessfully defied the county’s ban on recreational cannabis, will reopen in its Hazel Dell location should the Clark County Council vote to reverse the prohibition. Read story

Commission makes no recommendation on county jail

June 25, 2019, 10:08pm Clark County News

A blue-ribbon committee tasked with evaluating the county’s aging jail decided Tuesday to end its work without making a recommendation to the county council on replacing the facility, after realizing housing one inmate for one day would cost up to $231, more than double the current cost. Read story

Candidates split on project to industrialize Brush Prairie

June 24, 2019, 6:06am Clark County News

Neither of the candidates running in a special election for Clark County Council want an asphalt plant in Brush Prairie, a failed proposal that once drew strong opposition and continues to haunt the unincorporated community. Read story

County has new event for July 4th

June 8, 2019, 4:18pm Clark County News

Clark County Fourth of July revelers will have more choices this year. Read story

Indigent defenders to receive pay increases

June 6, 2019, 8:30pm Clark County News

In what could be the first step toward bolstering a chronically overlooked county function, the Clark County Council voted Tuesday night to increase funding for indigent defense contracts for the first time in a decade. Read story

Clark County struggles to address homeless encampments

June 6, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

Over the last year, runner David Crawford said, he’s seen an uptick in homeless encampments along the Padden Parkway bike path. He recalled seeing tents and shopping carts full of old shoes and other items along with garbage. Read story

Washington, Oregon agencies tackle redeemable recyclables issue

June 3, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Last month, representatives from Clark County Public Health, the city of Vancouver, local law enforcement, a local waste hauler and a large Oregon-based recycling cooperative gathered in a room in Vancouver City Hall. They were there to discuss a problem they all knew existed but weren’t sure how to address. Read story

New state law will alter property tax relief program

June 2, 2019, 7:17pm Clark County News

Senior citizens who currently qualify for Clark County’s property tax exemption or deferral program will have to wait a few more months to receive their notice of property value while the county assessor’s office evaluates a new state law. Read story

Partnerships, financial aid helping Clark Conservation District stay afloat

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

RIDGEFIELD — Earlier this year, Julie and John Zanzi left Vancouver for a new house nestled in rolling pastures of old farmland in rapidly growing Ridgefield. Their new 1-acre home overlooks a field of grass left over from the previous farm that’s separated from Gee Creek by a blackberry patch. Read story