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A training exercise is shown in July. The Vancouver Police Department received 84 suggestions on how it can improve internal operations. It has fulfilled most of the suggestions but still has to create an internal critical incident review board, work on data collection and further its police camera program.

Vancouver Police Department close to fulfilling all 84 recommendations from 2020 report

A training exercise is shown in July. The Vancouver Police Department received 84 suggestions on how it can improve internal operations. It has fulfilled most of the suggestions but still has to create an internal critical incident review board, work on data collection and further its police camera program.

October 12, 2021, 5:51pm Clark County News

Vancouver’s Community Task Force on Policing and the city’s police chief said the police department is close to fulfilling 84 recommendations to improve its internal culture and policies surrounding officers’ use of force. Read story

Fallen Clark County soldier to be honored by community

October 12, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County residents are invited to attend a ceremony honoring a local soldier who died during service as a part of the “Never To Be Forgotten” series. Read story

City of Vancouver seeks volunteers for salary-review panel

October 9, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Interested in knowing what determines how much elected officials get paid? The Salary Review Commission is looking for applicants to fill three seats on its seven-member commission. Read story

A cyclist rides south on Columbia Street bike lane, a part of the Westside Bike Mobility Project that aims to improve safety for bikers and pedestrians traveling through the city.

Nearly complete Columbia Street bike lanes still point of contention

A cyclist rides south on Columbia Street bike lane, a part of the Westside Bike Mobility Project that aims to improve safety for bikers and pedestrians traveling through the city.

October 7, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Most of the hotly debated Westside Bike Mobility Project is complete, and community members are offering mixed reviews on the impact it has made on commuting and living in the area. Read story

Herrera Beutler to host telephone town hall

October 5, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, is set to host a live telephone town hall at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Read story

Firefighters work at the scene of a fire at Logan's Court duplex complex in Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood on Monday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2021.

Vancouver population growth leads to greater need for fire department resources, officials say

Firefighters work at the scene of a fire at Logan's Court duplex complex in Vancouver's Lincoln neighborhood on Monday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2021.

October 4, 2021, 7:23pm Clark County News

Vancouver Fire Department officials are asking the city for $12.7 million a year for new personnel and equipment to meet its goal for prompt call responses. Read story

A developer has submitted preliminary plans to build a 250-unit affordable apartment complex in the Heights District. The Vancouver city council recently adopted the final version of the Heights District plan, ending a development moratorium on the area.

Want to help plan a city? Vancouver panel seeks volunteers

A developer has submitted preliminary plans to build a 250-unit affordable apartment complex in the Heights District. The Vancouver city council recently adopted the final version of the Heights District plan, ending a development moratorium on the area.

October 3, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Vancouver’s Planning Commission is seeking volunteers who are interested in community planning, urban design or housing policies to fill three seats on its seven-member board. Read story

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Herrera Beutler says she’ll vote against $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

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September 30, 2021, 5:55pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, said she intended to vote “no” on the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill when it comes up for a vote on Capitol Hill. Read story

A homeless encampment is pictured in northeast Vancouver. The city is taking steps toward establishing "supportive campsites" providing sanitation and other services.

Vancouver taps Outsiders Inn to run homeless campsites

A homeless encampment is pictured in northeast Vancouver. The city is taking steps toward establishing "supportive campsites" providing sanitation and other services.

September 29, 2021, 8:00pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council unanimously voted Monday to contract with Outsiders Inn, a Vancouver-based nonprofit, to operate campsites for homeless people. Read story