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Vancouver police respond to a shooting in the 400 block of Cascade Avenue in May 2017.

Vancouver City Council advances proposal to fund police

Vancouver police respond to a shooting in the 400 block of Cascade Avenue in May 2017.

September 24, 2018, 8:39pm Clark County News

After several delays, only one meeting remains between the Vancouver Police Department and a new funding mechanism. Read story

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, left, speaks while Candidate Carolyn Long, reacts during the 3rd Congressional Candidate Forum hosted by the Woodland Chamber of Commerce at the Oaktree Restaurant in Woodland on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2018.

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Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, left, speaks while Candidate Carolyn Long, reacts during the 3rd Congressional Candidate Forum hosted by the Woodland Chamber of Commerce at the Oaktree Restaurant in Woodland on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2018.

September 18, 2018, 2:37pm Clark County News

As the first public forum between candidates for the 3rd Congressional District began Tuesday, tensions were high. Hundreds packed into the Oak Tree Restaurant only to find they would be forced to listen in from the bar or the hall. About 40 students from a Woodland High School government class… Read story

An updated artist’s rendering shows the south facade of the first building has been moved back 16 feet, creating a 58-foot setback from Evergreen Boulevard. Other changes reflect some design elements of Providence Academy, such as arched awnings over lobby entrances and concrete “faux stone” sills on storefront windows.

Vancouver council OKs tax exemption for Academy site

An updated artist’s rendering shows the south facade of the first building has been moved back 16 feet, creating a 58-foot setback from Evergreen Boulevard. Other changes reflect some design elements of Providence Academy, such as arched awnings over lobby entrances and concrete “faux stone” sills on storefront windows.

September 17, 2018, 9:43pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council approved a request by Marathon Acquisition & Development for a multifamily tax exemption Monday evening, allowing the developer to avoid paying eight years of property taxes in exchange for public benefit at the Providence Academy site. Read story

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, left, and Democrat Carolyn Long debate each other for the first time in front of The Columbian’s Editorial Board on Aug. 8.

League of Women Voters cancels debate because Herrera Beutler didn’t respond

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, left, and Democrat Carolyn Long debate each other for the first time in front of The Columbian’s Editorial Board on Aug. 8.

September 17, 2018, 4:52pm Clark County News

Year after year, the League of Women Voters of Clark County has tried to organize a 3rd Congressional District candidate debate. The group’s attempts have once again failed. Read story

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Herrera Beutler’s tribal distillery bill passes House

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September 13, 2018, 11:43am Clark County News

Washington tribes are one step closer to having the legal ability to open distilleries. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, introduced a bill earlier this year to repeal a 19th century law prohibiting such establishments on tribal lands. The bill was unanimously passed by the House Wednesday. Read story

Former Republican candidate for the 3rd congressional district Michael Cortney has endorsed Democrat Carolyn Long in the general election.

Long earns endorsement of Republican Michael Cortney

Former Republican candidate for the 3rd congressional district Michael Cortney has endorsed Democrat Carolyn Long in the general election.

September 13, 2018, 10:28am Clark County News

Carolyn Long, Democratic candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, was finally able to pull Republican Michael Cortney to her side Read story

Electrician Eric Scheel with Stoner Electric installs wiring in the new shower and laundry area of the day center. The former conference room received the bulk of the construction budget.

Day center becomes Vancouver Navigation Center

Electrician Eric Scheel with Stoner Electric installs wiring in the new shower and laundry area of the day center. The former conference room received the bulk of the construction budget.

September 7, 2018, 6:04am Clark County News

Vancouver’s day center has a new name to go with its new look. The day-use facility the homeless, located in the former Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife building, will be known as the Vancouver Navigation Center. Read story

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey, right, watches the quarter fall during a coin flip Wednesday morning in the Elections Office to determine the winner of Precinct Committee Officer 692.

Coin flip determines winner in tied race for Republican PCO

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey, right, watches the quarter fall during a coin flip Wednesday morning in the Elections Office to determine the winner of Precinct Committee Officer 692.

September 5, 2018, 5:08pm Clark County News

Clark County’s “Flippin’ Quarter” was dusted off for the second time in the last 20 years and called to duty Wednesday. A quick toss by Auditor Greg Kimsey determined Carolyn Simpson winner for Precinct Committee Officer 692. Read story

On Sept. 29, the Waterfront Vancouver development will host an opening celebration.

Waterfront Vancouver adds business openings to Sept. 29 celebration

On Sept. 29, the Waterfront Vancouver development will host an opening celebration.

August 28, 2018, 12:23pm Business

Vancouver Waterfront Park will open in exactly a month to the excitement of the public that’s waited more than a century to step foot on the property. Read story

The Vancouver Police Department will share a $300,000 federal grant with YWCA Clark County and the state Department of Corrections to investigate domestic violence cases and help victims.

Vancouver police-funding plan faces setback

The Vancouver Police Department will share a $300,000 federal grant with YWCA Clark County and the state Department of Corrections to investigate domestic violence cases and help victims.

August 27, 2018, 9:25pm Clark County News

New funding for the Vancouver Police Department took one step back Monday night. Read story