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Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Candidates for Vancouver City Council abound

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

April 9, 2017, 5:50pm Clark County News

The latest candidates vying for a seat on the Vancouver City Council this year are feeling a lot of love for the city. Read story

Spring blossoms on a tree stand out against the gray backdrop of the Legislative Building on March 28 at the Capitol in Olympia. (ted s.

Lawmakers’ effort to compromise pays off

Spring blossoms on a tree stand out against the gray backdrop of the Legislative Building on March 28 at the Capitol in Olympia. (ted s.

April 9, 2017, 6:04am Clark County News

This legislative session, Southwest Washington lawmakers were determined to meet regularly, work cohesively and move past personality conflicts, which in previous years hindered what they could deliver for the region. Read story

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

I-5 Bridge bill finds support in Olympia

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

April 6, 2017, 8:03pm Clark County News

A measure addressing the region’s most divisive topic — how to replace the 100-year-old Interstate 5 Bridge — passed the Statehouse in Olympia on Thursday, clearing the pathway for it to land on the governor’s desk. Read story

U.S. Rep.

Herrera Beutler sponsored bill targets chronic school absenteeism

U.S. Rep.

April 3, 2017, 7:37pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is championing legislation she hopes will result in students spending more time in the classroom by giving local schools flexibility to tackle chronic absenteeism. Read story

Geri Baer waves a sign reading "Trumpcare Kills Seniors" at a recent rally in Clark County. Several different Indivisible chapters coordinated their efforts and spread across Clark County, waving signs to show support for the Affordable Care Act.

New political movement flips the script

Geri Baer waves a sign reading "Trumpcare Kills Seniors" at a recent rally in Clark County. Several different Indivisible chapters coordinated their efforts and spread across Clark County, waving signs to show support for the Affordable Care Act.

April 2, 2017, 6:05am Clark County News

Progressives find an unexpected source of advice as they seek to oppose President Trump and his policies: the Tea Party. Read story

Neighbors report that activity at Main Street Marijuana picks up after 10 p.m. after marijuana shops in Oregon close down for the evening.

Uptown Village neighbors frustrated with marijuana store patrons

Neighbors report that activity at Main Street Marijuana picks up after 10 p.m. after marijuana shops in Oregon close down for the evening.

March 29, 2017, 6:03am Clark County Business

If Mike Gilles were to knock back a bottle of Jack Daniel's on the front porch of a stranger’s home, he wouldn’t be surprised if the cops were called. Read story

Sen.

Sen. Rivers proposes more lanes on state Highway 14

Sen.

March 25, 2017, 5:45pm Clark County News

Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, is pushing for money in the state’s transportation budget to add additional lanes on state Highway 14 with the hopes of easing traffic congestion. Read story

Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren speaks at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, Calif.

County GOP keeps Lahren as speaker

Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren speaks at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, Calif.

March 22, 2017, 6:02am Clark County News

Clark County Republicans plan to keep conservative political observer Tomi Lahren — who is facing a wave of backlash after she said she was pro-choice on a national talk show last week — as their keynote speaker at their annual Lincoln Day Dinner this summer. Read story

Alden Bice, who recently retired from a career in health care, joined other protesters across Clark County on Sunday who rallied to show support for the Affordable Care Act.

Groups in Clark County rally for affordable health care

Alden Bice, who recently retired from a career in health care, joined other protesters across Clark County on Sunday who rallied to show support for the Affordable Care Act.

March 19, 2017, 8:56pm Clark County Health

Across Clark County on Sunday, people protested with the hopes of sending a message to Washington, D.C.: Don’t repeal the Affordable Care Act. Read story

Tanisha Harris is running for Vancouver City Council.

Tanisha Harris runs for Vancouver City Council

Tanisha Harris is running for Vancouver City Council.

March 18, 2017, 5:20pm Clark County News

There are four open positions on the Vancouver City Council this year, and Tanisha Harris, a familiar face on the local political scene, is hoping to fill one. Read story