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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

Bill Turlay, standing as he speaks with Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle last year, says he will seek a third term on the Vancouver City Council. City Councilor Bart Hansen sits nearby.

Turlay says he’ll seek third term on Vancouver City Council

Bill Turlay, standing as he speaks with Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle last year, says he will seek a third term on the Vancouver City Council. City Councilor Bart Hansen sits nearby.

February 27, 2019, 8:38pm Clark County News

Two candidates have already announced their intentions to run for Vancouver City Council Position 6 this year. The seat is held by Bill Turlay, who until now had been mum on his re-election plans. Read story

Sarah Fox, Vancouver City Council candidate

Fox announces another run at spot on Vancouver City Council

Sarah Fox, Vancouver City Council candidate

February 25, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

For the fourth time in little more than a year, Sarah Fox is making a bid for Vancouver City Council. 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

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, from left, recognizes Ojasvi Kamboj and Annika Epperly as winners of the Congressional App Challenge at the Columbia Springs education center Wednesday.

Skyview seniors’ fish-care app wins congressional challenge

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, from left, recognizes Ojasvi Kamboj and Annika Epperly as winners of the Congressional App Challenge at the Columbia Springs education center Wednesday.

February 20, 2019, 8:25pm Clark County News

When 5-year-olds ask for a pet, they often receive a fish. 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 man wears an "I Voted" sticker.

Youth political engagement in bloom

A man wears an "I Voted" sticker.

February 17, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Molly Elyse Urban’s first foray into politics was working at her student newspaper at Firm Foundation Christian School in Battle Ground. 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