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State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, speaks Nov. 7 to the Washington State Board of Education at Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver.

Stonier selected for leadership role in House

State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, speaks Nov. 7 to the Washington State Board of Education at Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver.

November 30, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

Another member of Clark County’s legislative delegation has been elected to a party leadership position as lawmakers prepare for the upcoming session. Read story

Incoming Clark County Council member Eileen Quiring speaks to the crowd after the swearing-in ceremony at the Clark County Public Service Center on Dec. 29, 2016.

Quiring wins race for Clark County Council chair

Incoming Clark County Council member Eileen Quiring speaks to the crowd after the swearing-in ceremony at the Clark County Public Service Center on Dec. 29, 2016.

November 27, 2018, 3:28pm Clark County News

Eileen Quiring narrowly, but conclusively, won the race for Clark County Council chair following weeks of uncertainty following the Nov. 6 general election. Read story

A Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad rail car travels along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad.

Lawyer says Chelatchie rail lease not valid

A Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad rail car travels along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad.

November 25, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

Critics of Clark County’s plans to allow industrial development along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad argue that an agreement key to the project allows a company to use a large county asset rent-free and is based on faulty legal grounds. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse, left, and Clark County Jail in this aerial view taken in 2018.

Size does matter to Clark County Jail commission

The Clark County Courthouse, left, and Clark County Jail in this aerial view taken in 2018.

November 23, 2018, 6:02am Clark County News

In May, a blue-ribbon commission appointed to evaluate Clark County’s options for its aging and outmoded jail reached an agreement on a key issue: The jail needs to be replaced or substantially renovated. Read story

A man smokes a cigarette in New Orleans.

Vancouver lawmaker pushes to raise smoking age to 21

A man smokes a cigarette in New Orleans.

November 18, 2018, 6:01am Clark County Health

State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, said that he’ll try again during the next legislative session to make Washington the seventh state in the country to raise the smoking age to 21. Read story

Mining basalt rock is a heavy-duty business. At the Yacolt Mountain Quarry, trucks, frontloaders and other big machines move in-demand rock to market.

Yacolt quarry rattles neighbors

Mining basalt rock is a heavy-duty business. At the Yacolt Mountain Quarry, trucks, frontloaders and other big machines move in-demand rock to market.

November 17, 2018, 6:03am Clark County News

Gary and Marie Ogier recalled how their problems started when they saw a pile of dirt on top of Yacolt Mountain getting bigger. The couple, recent empty nesters, had moved about five years ago to a remote location north of Battle Ground about 2 miles away from Yacolt Mountain, the… Read story

Clark County, Vancouver object to proposed FCC telecom change

November 15, 2018, 8:13pm Clark County News

Clark County and the city of Vancouver have each sent letters to the Federal Communications Commission objecting to a proposed rule change that they say will reduce the ability of local governments to regulate wireless facilities and deprive them of revenue. Read story

Eileen Quiring and Eric Holt are vying for Clark County Council chair.

Quiring takes narrow lead over Holt in Clark County chair race

Eileen Quiring and Eric Holt are vying for Clark County Council chair.

November 7, 2018, 7:48pm Clark County News

Republican Eileen Quiring took the lead in the race for Clark County Council chair as the second batch of election results were released Wednesday evening. Read story

Eileen Quiring and Eric Holt are vying for Clark County Council chair.

Holt’s lead over Quiring slim; big leads for Lentz, Olson

Eileen Quiring and Eric Holt are vying for Clark County Council chair.

November 6, 2018, 10:53pm Clark County News

Early results from Tuesday’s general election show that the balance of the Clark County Council could be poised to tilt a little to the left. But with ballots still left to count, it could be just a little. Read story

In the 18th Legislative District races, Brandon Vick, left, will retain his seat for Position 1. The contest between Kathy Gillespie and Larry Hoff for Position 2 remained too close to call Tuesday night.

Hoff leads Gillespie in 18th District race; Vick retains seat

In the 18th Legislative District races, Brandon Vick, left, will retain his seat for Position 1. The contest between Kathy Gillespie and Larry Hoff for Position 2 remained too close to call Tuesday night.

November 6, 2018, 9:59pm Clark County News

The Republican Party appears to be maintaining its grip on a longtime legislative stronghold as the initial vote count on Tuesday night showed first-time candidate Larry Hoff with a nearly 2,000-vote lead over Democrat Kathy Gillespie in the 18th Legislative District race. Read story