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State bill proposed for cigar lounges

February 11, 2017, 8:20pm Northwest

State Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, believes allowing cigar lounges to open up in the state could create jobs. Read story

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

Lawmakers introduce bill on Interstate 5 Bridge replacement

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

February 9, 2017, 6:04pm Clark County News

Southwest Washington lawmakers have introduced a bill in Olympia to address the region’s most divisive topic: How to replace the 100-year-old Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

Vancouver police vehicles block the intersection at Sixth and Washington in downtown for a power line brought down by a snow-covered branch.

Vancouver police department to add 61 positions

Vancouver police vehicles block the intersection at Sixth and Washington in downtown for a power line brought down by a snow-covered branch.

February 7, 2017, 9:45am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council has approved a package of tax and fee hikes to increase funding for the city’s police department, a move that will add 61 positions to the department by 2020. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

City of Vancouver backs I-5 Bridge replacement resolution

Vancouver City Hall (Lou Brancaccio/The Columbian)

February 6, 2017, 10:23pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council on Monday night supported an effort to declare replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge a project of statewide significance. Read story

Frost covers the sundial in front of the Legislative Building last month at the Capitol in Olympia. (TED S.

Eventful Week in Olympia: A recap

Frost covers the sundial in front of the Legislative Building last month at the Capitol in Olympia. (TED S.

February 4, 2017, 5:50pm Clark County News

Washington made national headlines this week when state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Gov. Jay Inslee announced that they would fight President Donald Trump’s executive order calling for a travel ban from seven countries. Ferguson called Trump’s order unconstitutional and said he would seek to invalidate it in a lawsuit.… Read story

Federal data show breakdown of refugees in Clark County

February 3, 2017, 8:55pm Clark County News

After President Donald Trump on Jan. 27 issued an executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven countries, the Associated Press requested information from the State Department to determine the number of people coming from those places and where they settled. Read story

Annette Cleveland

Sen. Cleveland: Add to required delay in eviction

Annette Cleveland

January 31, 2017, 8:14pm Clark County News

Sen. Annette Cleveland believes the city of Vancouver could serve as a statewide example of one way to ease the affordable housing crisis. Read story

Linda Glover is filing for the Vancouver City Council seat being vacated by Councilor Anne McEnerny-Ogle.

Linda Glover to run for Vancouver City Council

Linda Glover is filing for the Vancouver City Council seat being vacated by Councilor Anne McEnerny-Ogle.

January 30, 2017, 9:00pm Clark County News

Linda Glover, a local businesswoman and familiar community face, is hoping to replace Anne McEnerny-Ogle on the Vancouver City Council. Read story

Sharyn Tanner dies at Vancouver home at 71

January 30, 2017, 8:53pm Northwest

Sharyn Tanner, a longtime fixture in the community, died at her home on Sunday after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Read story

Year of work beginning on Northeast 18th

January 30, 2017, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver drivers heading to their destination using Northeast 18th Street should allow some extra driving time in the coming months. Read story