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Sheriff's deputies investigating a crash that occurred Saturday morning.

Crash east of La Center injures mother, child

Sheriff's deputies investigating a crash that occurred Saturday morning.

April 20, 2019, 12:41pm Clark County News

A woman with life-threatening injuries was transported via Life Flight and a child in critical condition was hospitalized following a vehicle crash Saturday morning east of La Center. Read story

Opponents of efforts to remove philosophical exemptions from school-vaccine requirements rally outside the Washington Capitol on Wednesday in Olympia.

Senate OKs vaccine bill after debate

Opponents of efforts to remove philosophical exemptions from school-vaccine requirements rally outside the Washington Capitol on Wednesday in Olympia.

April 18, 2019, 8:35pm Clark County Health

Rep. Paul Harris recalled sitting in his office at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday when he received a text informing him that one of his key priorities for the current legislative session was dead. Read story

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Cleveland plays key role in guiding wide range of medical-related bills

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April 12, 2019, 9:05pm Clark County Health

Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, keeps a quote on her desk at home from Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a longtime U.S. senator from New York: “If you don’t have 30 years to devote to social policy, don’t get involved.” Read story

Daffodils bloom Tuesday at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

Some Republicans support plan to explore universal health care

Daffodils bloom Tuesday at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S.

April 12, 2019, 8:55pm Clark County News

The Legislature could be taking an even broader look at how health care is delivered in the state. Read story

The Interstate 5 Bridge sprawls across the Columbia River as it links Portland and Vancouver.

Legislature OKs bill to boost project to replace I-5 Bridge

The Interstate 5 Bridge sprawls across the Columbia River as it links Portland and Vancouver.

April 11, 2019, 8:12pm Clark County News

While many of the details of a replacement Interstate 5 Bridge have yet to be worked out, Washington lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a bill that’s intended to hasten the project’s development once an agreement is struck. Read story

Battle Ground City Councilor Adrian Cortes announced he is seeking election to Clark County Council Position 4.

Battle Ground council member to run for Clark County Council

Battle Ground City Councilor Adrian Cortes announced he is seeking election to Clark County Council Position 4.

April 9, 2019, 5:38pm Clark County News

Battle Ground City Councilmember Adrian Cortes has announced he’s running for Clark County Council in a special election this fall. Read story

Jennifer Munson of Vancouver describes the proximity of her backyard to Highway 14, which is due to be widened. Munson and many of her neighbors along Southeast 35th Street believe the project should include extending a sound wall nearer to their homes.

Noise study startles Fairway Village residents

Jennifer Munson of Vancouver describes the proximity of her backyard to Highway 14, which is due to be widened. Munson and many of her neighbors along Southeast 35th Street believe the project should include extending a sound wall nearer to their homes.

April 6, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

During a weekday midmorning, Jennifer Munson stepped into her backyard in east Vancouver and put her hand to her ear. Read story

State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, speaks during the annual Legislative Outlook Breakfast in December.

Stonier-sponsored bill addressing public-sector unions advances

State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, speaks during the annual Legislative Outlook Breakfast in December.

April 4, 2019, 9:00pm Clark County News

Nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that could undercut financial support for public-sector unions, a bill is advancing through the state Legislature that critics say undermines the ruling. Read story

A marijuana plant at the Oregon Cannabis Growers' Fair marijuana plant competition in August 2016 in Salem, Ore.

Clark County Council delves into marijuana

A marijuana plant at the Oregon Cannabis Growers' Fair marijuana plant competition in August 2016 in Salem, Ore.

April 3, 2019, 8:36pm Clark County News

Marijuana is a gateway drug that’s associated with violent crime. But kids in Washington aren’t using the drug at higher rates since it was legalized and it has no conclusive link to mental illness. Read story

Two motorcycles drive North along the Interstate 5 Bridge.

Senate Democrats release two-year transportation budget

Two motorcycles drive North along the Interstate 5 Bridge.

March 26, 2019, 8:34pm Clark County News

Democrats in the state Senate have released their two-year transportation budget, proposing $9.9 billion in spending on areas that broadly mirror a counterpart proposal in the state House. Read story