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Incoming appointed Vancouver City Councilor Erik Paulsen will take office on Monday.

Paulsen ready to take seat on Vancouver City Council

Incoming appointed Vancouver City Councilor Erik Paulsen will take office on Monday.

January 22, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

Erik Paulsen describes himself as a deliberative decision-maker. Each facet of a decision needs time and attention before a conclusion can be drawn. Which is why it took him four years to move forward with a bid for Vancouver City Council. Read story

In 2018, Anne McEnerny-Ogle became the first woman to be elected mayor of Vancouver.

Nonstop mayor: McEnerny-Ogle powers through first year

In 2018, Anne McEnerny-Ogle became the first woman to be elected mayor of Vancouver.

January 20, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Most days, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle starts her day at 7 a.m., and there's barely enough room on her calendar to fit in the tasks before her. A meeting here, a ribbon-cutting there, a cultural festival or two squeezed between answering emails and coffee meetings. She gets home many nights… Read story

Democratic U.S. Sens.

Shutdown raises housing concerns for Cantwell, Murray

Democratic U.S. Sens.

January 18, 2019, 4:57pm Clark County News

Members of Congress, including Washington’s Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, sent a bicameral letter to President Donald Trump on Friday that highlighted the consequences of the ongoing government shutdown on affordable housing. The shutdown is about to enter its second month. Read story

U.S. Rep.

Herrera Beutler ranking member of appropriations committee

U.S. Rep.

January 16, 2019, 4:59pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, will serve as ranking member of the Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee for the 116th Congress. Read story

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, right, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 in Washington during the opening session of the 116th Congress.

Rep. Herrera Beutler pregnant with third child

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, poses during a ceremonial swearing-in with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, right, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 in Washington during the opening session of the 116th Congress.

January 14, 2019, 3:28pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, and her husband Dan Beutler announced earlier this month she is expecting her third child. Read story

Traffic is seen heading north in Portland on Interstate 5.

Federal Highway Administration says Oregon’s tolling plans ‘likely’ eligible for approval

Traffic is seen heading north in Portland on Interstate 5.

January 10, 2019, 10:03am Clark County News

The Federal Highway Administration has given Oregon what it needs to move into the next phase of implementing tolls on Interstates 5 and 205. The FHWA sent the Oregon Department of Transportation a letter Jan. 8 that outlined the federal requirements to put tolls on interstate highways. Read story

An underground tunnel near Columbia River High School was meant to serve as a link for the Cougar Creek Trail. The tunnel was built in 1991 and eventually closed.

Clark Asks: What’s tale of tunnel near Columbia River High?

An underground tunnel near Columbia River High School was meant to serve as a link for the Cougar Creek Trail. The tunnel was built in 1991 and eventually closed.

January 9, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Just to the side of Columbia River High School’s parking lot, a ramp winds its way down toward a dark tunnel. Read story

Construction continues at the new apartments at the corner of East McLoughlin Boulevard and G Street in Vancouver. The development by WDC Construction will include four affordable units.

Two housing projects in Vancouver get tax break

Construction continues at the new apartments at the corner of East McLoughlin Boulevard and G Street in Vancouver. The development by WDC Construction will include four affordable units.

January 9, 2019, 6:03am Clark County News

Two more housing projects received multifamily tax exemptions Monday night with the unanimous support of the Vancouver City Council. Read story

Vancouver City Council chambers.

Vancouver City Council to interview 6 to fill Topper’s seat

Vancouver City Council chambers.

January 7, 2019, 7:57pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council will interview six candidates to fill a vacancy next week. Read story

Problems at Vancouver’s Westside Wastewater Treatment facility resulted in the spillage of 600,000 gallons of untreated sewage into the Columbia River in the fall of 2017. Two spills occurred within four weeks.

City of Vancouver fined $60,000 for 2017 sewage spills

Problems at Vancouver’s Westside Wastewater Treatment facility resulted in the spillage of 600,000 gallons of untreated sewage into the Columbia River in the fall of 2017. Two spills occurred within four weeks.

January 4, 2019, 1:37pm Clark County News

The Washington Department of Ecology has fined the city of Vancouver $60,000 for spilling nearly 600,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Columbia River. The fine announced Friday comes after a 15-month investigation into spills on Sept. 30, 2017 and Oct. 25, 2017. Read story