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Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, from left, talks with City Councilor Bill Turlay as fellow City Councilor Bart Hansen sits nearby before announcing the final candidates for an open council position in February. Turlay often uses his personal email account to communicate with the city council, an exception to city policy and routine practice.

Turlay an exception to city of Vancouver’s policy regarding email

Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, from left, talks with City Councilor Bill Turlay as fellow City Councilor Bart Hansen sits nearby before announcing the final candidates for an open council position in February. Turlay often uses his personal email account to communicate with the city council, an exception to city policy and routine practice.

May 7, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

City of Vancouver business is routinely conducted on city email accounts, with one reccurring exception: Bill Turlay. Read story

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D.-Wash., left, listens as Alishia Topper of the Vancouver City Council speaks on the topic of affordable housing at Meriwether Place at the end of March 30.

Cantwell’s fundraising far ahead of Gibson’s in U.S. Senate race

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D.-Wash., left, listens as Alishia Topper of the Vancouver City Council speaks on the topic of affordable housing at Meriwether Place at the end of March 30.

May 7, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

Congressional candidates recently filed quarterly campaign finance reports to the Federal Election Commission, providing the first glimpse this year into the fundraising race between local Republican challenger Joey Gibson and Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell. Read story

Share Outreach case manager Willie Hurst speaks to a homeless couple about services at their campsite under a railroad overpass on Esther Street between Phil Arnold Way and Columbia Way, in January. Share’s Outreach team locates homeless people in Vancouver during its annual Clark County Point in Time Street Count and gathers information about the individuals while also providing hygiene bags, snacks, gift cards and bus fare vouchers.

Vancouver homeless campers stretch resources

Share Outreach case manager Willie Hurst speaks to a homeless couple about services at their campsite under a railroad overpass on Esther Street between Phil Arnold Way and Columbia Way, in January. Share’s Outreach team locates homeless people in Vancouver during its annual Clark County Point in Time Street Count and gathers information about the individuals while also providing hygiene bags, snacks, gift cards and bus fare vouchers.

April 27, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

Tucked underneath railway overpasses, some of Vancouver’s most vulnerable make camp. Read story

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Herrera Beutler pushes distillery tribal bill

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April 26, 2018, 7:03pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, is calling for the repeal of an “antiquated” law that prevents tribes from operating distilleries. Given the support she received from the House Natural Resources’ Indian Affairs subcommittee during a hearing for HR 5317, Herrera Beutler may succeed. Read story

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.

Opioids cost Washington $9 billion in 2016

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.

April 25, 2018, 7:09pm Clark County Health

The opioid epidemic cost the state of Washington more than $9 billion in 2016, according to an analysis by the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Read story

Sheryl Beauchaine of Vancouver walks her daughter’s dogs recently on Heritage Trail along Lacamas Lake. The biofilter in the lake has not been maintained for about 30 years, causing it to become overgrown with trees.

Shoring up a key wetland in Camas

Sheryl Beauchaine of Vancouver walks her daughter’s dogs recently on Heritage Trail along Lacamas Lake. The biofilter in the lake has not been maintained for about 30 years, causing it to become overgrown with trees.

April 18, 2018, 6:01am Clark County Life

In the 1980s, the Lacamas Shores biofilter was among the first of its kind in the nation. The system filters stormwater at the existing wetland before it enters Lacamas Lake using a system of French drains known as “bubblers,” filters and herbaceous grasses that collect any remaining toxins. Read story

The Vancouver City Council at its first meeting of the year in January. The council could move forward with repealing the controversial Human Services Facilities Siting ordinance in May.

Pay hikes approved for Vancouver mayor, city council

The Vancouver City Council at its first meeting of the year in January. The council could move forward with repealing the controversial Human Services Facilities Siting ordinance in May.

April 11, 2018, 5:29pm Clark County News

As Magan Reed, Vancouver Salary Review Commission member, aptly described it, “this is it.” The five-member commission affirmed its recommendation Wednesday to increase pay for the mayor and city councilors by 3 percent in 2019 and 2 percent in 2020. Read story

Earl Bowerman Announced run for U.S.

Camas Republican to run for 3rd District

Earl Bowerman Announced run for U.S.

April 8, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

When Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, said she wouldn’t vote for President Donald Trump in 2016, Earl Bowerman was unsettled. Read story

The Best in Show quilt was by Bonnie Keller.

Quilters sew inspired visions at Clark County showcase

The Best in Show quilt was by Bonnie Keller.

April 7, 2018, 8:19pm Clark County Life

A great deal of admiration made its way through the 43rd annual Clark County Quilters quilt show Saturday as quilters and onlookers studied intricate lines, color choice and unique works of art all tied together with one central idea. Read story

Democrat Carolyn Long announced her candidacy in November. She’s already raised more than $275,000 in campaign contributions.

Long raises $275,000 for challenge in 3rd District

Democrat Carolyn Long announced her candidacy in November. She’s already raised more than $275,000 in campaign contributions.

April 4, 2018, 9:25pm Clark County News

Democratic challenger Carolyn Long has already amassed more than $275,000 since launching her bid for the 3rd Congressional District in November. Long is one of three Democrats hoping to unseat Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, who is seeking a fourth term. Read story