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Vancouver’s spending on outside lawyers, settlements with employees tops $600K

February 28, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

In three years, the city of Vancouver has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on attorney fees investigating — and in some cases, settling — discrimination and harassment lawsuits filed against it by city employees. Read story

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, talks with The Columbian's Editorial Board in Vancouver on Thursday.

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Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, talks with The Columbian's Editorial Board in Vancouver on Thursday.

February 22, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

First things first, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, has a rumor to quash: She will be seeking re-election in 2020 despite rumors that she’s going to retire. Read story

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Herrera Beutler asks Portland to reconsider task force vote

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February 21, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, is asking the Portland City Council to reconsider a recent controversial decision. Read story

Demonstrators gather at Esther Short Park as they show their opposition to the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to build a border wall with Mexico on Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2019. The protest was part of a nationwide event held on President's Day.

Vancouver rally protests Trump’s national emergency declaration

Demonstrators gather at Esther Short Park as they show their opposition to the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to build a border wall with Mexico on Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2019. The protest was part of a nationwide event held on President's Day.

February 18, 2019, 2:38pm Clark County News

Dressed in layers, hats and gloves, about two hundred people gathered in Esther Short Park Monday to protest President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration for border wall funding. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver police officer files suit alleging sex discrimination

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

February 14, 2019, 8:56pm Clark County News

Another gender discrimination lawsuit was filed against the city of Vancouver last month, this time by a police officer, alleging discrimination based on sex, harassment and retaliation. Read story

Washington leaders question Trump’s plan to declare emergency for wall funding

February 14, 2019, 8:46pm Clark County News

Washington leadership began questioning President Donald Trump’s constitutional authority almost immediately after he announced plans to declare a national emergency to pay for a border wall. Read story

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Herrera Beutler bill aims to encourage living organ donations

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February 14, 2019, 8:15pm Clark County Health

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to protect living organ donors. Read story

Vancouver Councilman Bart Hansen, shown here at the Marshall Community Center in 2015, has announced plans to seek re-election.

Bart Hansen will seek re-election to city council seat

Vancouver Councilman Bart Hansen, shown here at the Marshall Community Center in 2015, has announced plans to seek re-election.

February 13, 2019, 3:29pm Clark County News

Bart Hansen will seek re-election to the Vancouver City Council. Read story

The Tower Mall site will be redeveloped as part of Vancouver’s plan to create a new hub of activity connecting the east and west sides of the city.

Vancouver staff present Heights District proposal

The Tower Mall site will be redeveloped as part of Vancouver’s plan to create a new hub of activity connecting the east and west sides of the city.

February 4, 2019, 7:56pm Clark County News

For the seventh time, city of Vancouver staff presented to the city council plans to redevelop the Heights District. With each presentation, the options narrow. For Monday night’s presentation, staff had narrowed the project to its first draft proposal. Read story

Minji Lim, from South Korea, left, and Nao Wakiyama, from Japan, right, chat as they ride the Vine. The two friends are attending Clark College to learn English.

C-Tran to present option for second bus rapid transit line

Minji Lim, from South Korea, left, and Nao Wakiyama, from Japan, right, chat as they ride the Vine. The two friends are attending Clark College to learn English.

January 26, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

After months of outreach and deliberation, C-Tran will begin introducing its preferred option for a second bus rapid transit line. Read story