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County manager finds savings ahead of 2020 budget cycle

May 25, 2019, 4:22pm Clark County News

Clark County Manager Shawn Henessee said Wednesday he’s found hundreds of thousands of dollars in ongoing savings for the county that will relieve some fiscal pressure as the county prepares for what could be a difficult upcoming budget cycle. Read story

Legislators from 17th, 18th districts set town halls

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

The 2019 legislative session wrapped up last month. Now constituents will have the chance to hear from local lawmakers and give feedback at upcoming town halls. Read story

Clark County Sheriff’s Office says no to cannabis revenue

May 19, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

If the Clark County Council moves forward and lifts its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas, it’s expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional revenue from taxes on the drug. Read story

Four months in, Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy is making an impression

May 16, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Getting involved with Clark County government wasn't part of Gary Medvigy's retirement plan when he moved outside of Camas in 2016. After serving nine years as a California Superior Court judge, Medvigy said he planned to take aviation courses and hike in the Cascade Range with his daughter. Read story

Clark County paving way for smooth streets

May 10, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County Public Works crews were out on a stretch of Northeast Lakin Road near Hockinson around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, grinding out the road's ruts and unevenness and laying down a new layer of asphalt. Read story

Public defenders tell Clark County they need pay raise

May 9, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

On Tuesday afternoon, Tom Phelan rose from the defense table in Clark County Superior Court, approached the bench of Judge Gregory Gonzales and gestured for his client to come forward. Read story

Clark County Council delays land development decision

May 8, 2019, 9:27pm Clark County News

Citing rapidly changing information, potential effects on schools, lingering questions about developer obligations and a desire for more community involvement, the Clark County Council on Tuesday delayed any action that would lay the groundwork for development of 2,000 acres of land north of Vancouver. Read story

Battle Ground congestion project faces gap in funding

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

BATTLE GROUND — It was a relief to many when the Legislature adjourned its 105-day session and passed a budget with minutes to spare, but Battle Ground Mayor Mike Dalesandro feels his city was left behind. Read story

Clark County’s legislators log wins, losses

May 5, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Speaking the day after the Legislature adjourned its 105-day session, Gov. Jay Inslee touted the work of lawmakers in areas such as education and behavioral health. Read story

Clark County Council may lift urban holdings at I-5/179th Street

May 4, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

As Clark County continues to be one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, developers, businesses and government officials have complained about a lack of land for new housing and jobs. Read story