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High-speed rail to be focus of state study

Gov.

April 26, 2017, 7:31pm Clark County News

The Pacific Northwest has long been united on many fronts. From Vancouver, B.C., to Seattle to Portland, government leaders often reflect their region’s progressive ethos. Read story

Fog obscures the Interstate 5 Bridge in December 2003.

Bridge bill falls on busy ears in Oregon

Fog obscures the Interstate 5 Bridge in December 2003.

April 23, 2017, 6:05am Clark County News

For years, Washington state lawmakers attempted to send a message to their Oregon counterparts proving they are ready to talk about the region’s chronically congested Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell running for Vancouver City Council Position 1

Scott Campbell

April 21, 2017, 7:21pm Clark County News

Scott Campbell, the government and community affairs liaison with Waste Connections, is confident if elected to the Vancouver City Council he could help repair the relationship between city government and the Clark County council. Read story

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler meets with The Columbian's editorial board Tuesday. The Camas Republican is serving her fourth two-year term in Congress.

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U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler meets with The Columbian's editorial board Tuesday. The Camas Republican is serving her fourth two-year term in Congress.

April 18, 2017, 7:37pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler said when the time comes to move forward on replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge, she believes federal funding will be available to help pay for it. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Council approves Van Mall North annexation

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

April 17, 2017, 10:15pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver’s population will increase by about 4,600 residents on Aug. 1. Read story

U.S. Rep.

Rep. Herrera Beutler hosts phone town hall

U.S. Rep.

April 15, 2017, 6:05pm Clark County News

There was no shouting, no booing and hardly any interrupting. It was more than 50 minutes into U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s cordial telephone town hall Thursday evening when a woman named Jessica thanked the Republican from Camas for her service, but told her she was disappointed she wasn’t holding… Read story

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, tours the Clark County Jail on Thursday. Herrera Beutler has introduced legislation to allow the Department of Health and Human Services to offer loans and loan guarantees to substance abuse treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals and treatment facilities so they can build facilities to ease the pressure on jails that must Hedeal with substance abusers and the mentally ill.

Herrera Beutler tours Clark County Jail

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, tours the Clark County Jail on Thursday. Herrera Beutler has introduced legislation to allow the Department of Health and Human Services to offer loans and loan guarantees to substance abuse treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals and treatment facilities so they can build facilities to ease the pressure on jails that must Hedeal with substance abusers and the mentally ill.

April 13, 2017, 8:44pm Clark County News

Not long after entering the Clark County Jail for a tour on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, peered through a small window and into a room with eight men, several sleeping on makeshift beds on the floor, in the jail’s detox room. Read story

State Sen.

House approves distracted-driving bill championed by Sen. Rivers

State Sen.

April 12, 2017, 9:48pm Clark County News

In Washington, it’s already against the law to text or hold a cellphone up to your ear while driving. The law is silent, however, when it comes to posting a status update on Facebook, or refreshing an Instagram feed while on the highway. Read story

Don Benton tapped to lead U.S. Selective Service System

April 10, 2017, 10:43pm Clark County News

Don Benton, a former state lawmaker from Vancouver who reportedly frustrated officials in his current role as the Environmental Protection Agency’s senior White House adviser, is being tapped to oversee the U.S. Selective Service System, according to a press release from the White House circulating on social media. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver City Council discusses annexation, RV parking code

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

April 10, 2017, 10:35pm Clark County News

Larry Dorr, who lives in unincorporated Clark County and is bracing for likely annexation by the city of Vancouver, had a straightforward question for city councilors on Monday night: What’s in it for us? Read story