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Under the gaze of families and supporters, Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson, left, swears in (from left) Alishia Topper, Peter Van Nortwick, Chuck Atkins, Temple Lentz, Scott Weber and Julie Olson into their respective terms in office in Clark County government.

New Clark County councilor, treasurer sworn in

Under the gaze of families and supporters, Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson, left, swears in (from left) Alishia Topper, Peter Van Nortwick, Chuck Atkins, Temple Lentz, Scott Weber and Julie Olson into their respective terms in office in Clark County government.

December 31, 2018, 4:14pm Clark County News

Speaking before a crowd gathered in the sixth-floor hearing room at the Public Service Center, outgoing Clark County Council Chair Marc Boldt told a group of recently elected and re-elected officials that it was a great day. Read story

Nurse Elise Stills, right, tries to see if James, the 17-month-old son of Randell Farnham, will try to stack blocks, a sign of developmental progress. Stills has been a familiar presence in Farnham’s home as part of a county program that provides home visits to low-income, first-time mothers.

Nurse-Family Partnership among several programs to benefit from $1.15 million boost in funding

Nurse Elise Stills, right, tries to see if James, the 17-month-old son of Randell Farnham, will try to stack blocks, a sign of developmental progress. Stills has been a familiar presence in Farnham’s home as part of a county program that provides home visits to low-income, first-time mothers.

December 29, 2018, 6:01am Clark County Health

In March of last year, Randell Farnham was just shy of turning 21 years old when she found herself pregnant for the first time and hospitalized for a heart condition. While at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, a social worker referred her to the Nurse-Family Partnership, a program run through… Read story

Volunteer Rosie Star shares a moment with Carly as they play outside at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

Retired Humane Society volunteer photographs animals up for adoption

Volunteer Rosie Star shares a moment with Carly as they play outside at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

December 25, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

When Rosie Star had to take an early retirement from her job as employment specialist because of a back issue, she asked a neighbor who volunteered with the Humane Society for Southwest Washington if the nonprofit could use her help. Read story

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and seven Southwest Washington state lawmakers have written to Gov. Jay Inslee asking him to “keep mass transit alternatives to light rail on the table” as part of negotiations to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge across the Columbia River.

Herrera Beutler, state Republicans want ‘alternatives to light rail’ in bridge planning

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and seven Southwest Washington state lawmakers have written to Gov. Jay Inslee asking him to “keep mass transit alternatives to light rail on the table” as part of negotiations to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge across the Columbia River.

December 19, 2018, 4:09pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and seven Southwest Washington state lawmakers have written to Gov. Jay Inslee asking him to “keep mass transit alternatives to light rail on the table” as part of negotiations to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge across the Columbia River. Read story

State legislators from Clark County talk taxes, regulations, job training, budgets and other topics at the annual Legislative Outlook Breakfast on Friday, at WareHouse ‘23 in Vancouver. Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, from left, State Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, State Rep.-elect Larry Hoff, State Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, and State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, speak during the breakfast.

Business groups offer wish list at Legislative Outlook Breakfast

State legislators from Clark County talk taxes, regulations, job training, budgets and other topics at the annual Legislative Outlook Breakfast on Friday, at WareHouse ‘23 in Vancouver. Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, from left, State Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, State Rep.-elect Larry Hoff, State Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, and State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, speak during the breakfast.

December 14, 2018, 4:29pm Clark County News

Clark County’s three main business groups rolled out their legislative wish list to the county’s legislative delegation Friday at the 2019 Legislative Outlook Breakfast, including investments in broadband and other infrastructure projects in the area. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during the grand opening ceremony of the West Vancouver Freight Access project on Tuesday. Inslee said Southwest Washington will continue to have a voice as Oregon considers tolling Interstate 5 and Interstate 205.

Washington governor’s budget includes money for Interstate 5 bridge project

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during the grand opening ceremony of the West Vancouver Freight Access project on Tuesday. Inslee said Southwest Washington will continue to have a voice as Oregon considers tolling Interstate 5 and Interstate 205.

December 13, 2018, 12:06pm Clark County News

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signaled his interest in restarting efforts to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge by including funding to reopen an office for the project in his proposed budget. Read story

Engineers take a break at the stop on the Chelatchie Prairie Steam Railroad in Yacolt Wa, Saturday Dec 19, 2015.

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Christmas trains return this weekend

Engineers take a break at the stop on the Chelatchie Prairie Steam Railroad in Yacolt Wa, Saturday Dec 19, 2015.

December 12, 2018, 1:37pm Clark County News

The popular Christmas-themed train ride offered by a north Clark County nonprofit will resume this weekend after having to suspend the excursions because of a dispute with the county and the company that operates the railroad. Read story

The Clark County Council listens to public comment during a council meeting in June.

Clark County annual budget explained

The Clark County Council listens to public comment during a council meeting in June.

December 9, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

The word “hire” is used just four times in the 217-page annual budget for Clark County proposed by county Manager Shawn Henessee and approved last week by the county council. Read story

A train chugs down the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad .

Annual holiday tree train rides suspended

A train chugs down the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad .

December 7, 2018, 12:21pm Clark County News

Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad, the operator of the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, has restricted the railroad tracks required for an annual holiday tree drive organized by a local nonprofit group over a legal dispute with the county. Read story

Jeremy Bailey, a Portland resident, drops an empty into a reverse vending machine at the Delta Park BottleDrop. He says he brings his bottles and cans about once a month to get extra money for gas.

Oregon senator to introduce bill to thwart return of bottles, cans bought in Washington

Jeremy Bailey, a Portland resident, drops an empty into a reverse vending machine at the Delta Park BottleDrop. He says he brings his bottles and cans about once a month to get extra money for gas.

December 4, 2018, 6:03am Clark County News

Early last month, Mark Moors woke up to discover that someone stole something he was trying to throw away. Read story