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An excavator works Wednesday at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Improvements are being made to East Fifth Street and a new parking lot is being added as part of a project scheduled for completion in September.

Work underway to improve parking, accessibility at Fort Vancouver

An excavator works Wednesday at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Improvements are being made to East Fifth Street and a new parking lot is being added as part of a project scheduled for completion in September.

January 27, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Workers last week began removing hazardous and invasive trees and shrubs and concrete slabs at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in preparation for construction to increase its accessibility. Read story

A truck driver travels north on the Interstate Bridge.

Vancouver council steps up timeline for I-5 Bridge planning

A truck driver travels north on the Interstate Bridge.

January 25, 2022, 4:21pm Clark County News

Discussions between the Vancouver City Council and Interstate 5 Bridge Replacement Program staff are soon to be underway as they assess design alternatives before summer — a major step in the multiyear bridge project. Read story

Vancouver testing offered for hazardous materials

January 25, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver’s project to support property owners in assessing their groundwater or building materials for hazardous materials is underway. Read story

From left: Willie Hurst and Katelyn Benhoff, outreach case managers with Share, speak with Mitch and Patrick S., who declined to provide their last names, on Jan. 24, 2019, while performing the annual Point in Time count, a census of the homeless population.

Clark County Point in Time count, resource fair delayed due to virus

From left: Willie Hurst and Katelyn Benhoff, outreach case managers with Share, speak with Mitch and Patrick S., who declined to provide their last names, on Jan. 24, 2019, while performing the annual Point in Time count, a census of the homeless population.

January 24, 2022, 5:24pm Churches & Religion

The Council for the Homeless’ annual Project Homeless Connect and the national Point in Time count have been rescheduled for Feb. 24 due to surging omicron outbreaks in Clark County. Read story

The Two Rivers Heritage Museum in downtown Washougal hosts group tours while its winter hours are limited. Camas Washougal Historical Society volunteer coordinator Lois Cobb, right, and her husband, Jim Cobb, the society's president, are among the many docents who lead the museum's tours.

Two Rivers Museum is a little-known trove of Clark County history

The Two Rivers Heritage Museum in downtown Washougal hosts group tours while its winter hours are limited. Camas Washougal Historical Society volunteer coordinator Lois Cobb, right, and her husband, Jim Cobb, the society's president, are among the many docents who lead the museum's tours.

January 22, 2022, 7:47pm Clark County News

In the lowlands and spacious prairie next to the Columbia River sits the Two Rivers Heritage Museum, an unassuming treasure trove that displays the history of eastern Clark County. Read story

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Vancouver eyes more affordable housing

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

January 22, 2022, 2:28pm Clark County News

Vancouver city staff presented nine proposed updates to zoning codes during a virtual open house Tuesday that would allow more development of affordable housing. Read story

Fire crews return to Vancouver Fire Station 2 after responding to a call.

Ballots on way for special election to benefit Vancouver Fire Department

Fire crews return to Vancouver Fire Station 2 after responding to a call.

January 21, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Registered voters living in Vancouver city limits will consider a property tax increase on the Feb. 8 Special Election ballot that would contribute about $15 million a year to the Vancouver Fire Department. Read story

Retired Air Force officer Mike Burton was selected to be the board chairman of Legacies of War, an organization that raises awareness about the history of the bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

Veteran Mike Burton to lead Legacies of War organization

Retired Air Force officer Mike Burton was selected to be the board chairman of Legacies of War, an organization that raises awareness about the history of the bombing of Laos during the Vietnam War.

January 18, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

More than six decades ago, a secret war tore through a Southeast Asian country that littered its land with bombs that continue to explode today. Read story

World War II veteran Dorothy Hess, who received an award for 250-plus hours of combat flying, is turning 100 years old on Jan. 19.

Answering the call: WWII veteran Dorothy Hess helped evacuate more than 95,000 casualties

World War II veteran Dorothy Hess, who received an award for 250-plus hours of combat flying, is turning 100 years old on Jan. 19.

January 17, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

World War II veteran Dorothy Hess reflected on her daring life full of service work as she approaches her 100th birthday on Jan. 19. Read story

Christopher Maynard

Christopher Maynard announces run for 3rd Congressional District

Christopher Maynard

January 14, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Another challenger for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District has announced his campaign for the seat. There are now two Democrats and three Republicans trying to unseat 10-year incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground. Read story