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Skamania County Commissioner Bob Hamlin stands in front of derelict buildings as he talks about future development plans.

Skamania County to see tax boost with acquisition of U.S. Forest land

Skamania County Commissioner Bob Hamlin stands in front of derelict buildings as he talks about future development plans.

December 26, 2022, 6:47pm Clark County News

For small counties, locating new money-making resources can be difficult, leaving some to struggle to fund basic public services. It also requires abundant deposits of patience. Read story

Blue skies hang above Marshall House on Officers Row at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The Queen Anne home stands out from the other buildings lining the street. Holly Chamberlain, historic preservation director, said the Marshall House deviated from standard Army buildings with its additional flair.

Majestic Marshall House: Officers Row building, its namesake have played important role in history of Vancouver – and the world

Blue skies hang above Marshall House on Officers Row at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The Queen Anne home stands out from the other buildings lining the street. Holly Chamberlain, historic preservation director, said the Marshall House deviated from standard Army buildings with its additional flair.

December 25, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Among the 21 buildings lining Officers Row, one is far more noticeable due to the facade’s grandiosity. Its interior unveils an equally rich past. Read story

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

Secretary of state certifies Perez win in 3rd District recount

Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Wash., joins new members of the House of Representatives on the steps of the Capitol for a group photo, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

December 22, 2022, 5:15pm Clark County News

The secretary of state certified Washington’s 3rd Congressional District recount Thursday, confirming its original outcome and discrediting skepticism surrounding general election results. Read story

Vancouver-Portland area under winter storm warning

December 22, 2022, 7:17am Clark County News

Store shelves in the Northwest were picked over in the last few days before Christmas as shoppers tried to complete last-minute holiday errands and stock up before the ice, snow and freezing rain in the forecast hits.  Read story

Southwest Washington could be in for ice and freezing rain as the holiday approaches.

Clark County to see snow, then freezing rain, ice

Southwest Washington could be in for ice and freezing rain as the holiday approaches.

December 21, 2022, 6:00pm Clark County News

As temperatures began dropping Wednesday evening, east winds blew in frigid winter weather expected to bring snow and ice to Clark County Thursday and Friday. Read story

Joe Kent (The Columbian files)

Kent concedes 3rd District race to Marie Gluesenkamp Perez

Joe Kent (The Columbian files)

December 21, 2022, 5:00pm Clark County News

Republican Joe Kent on Wednesday officially conceded the race to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District after being defeated by Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania. Read story

Starting in 2024, 10 blocks of southernmost Main Street in downtown Vancouver are going to be torn up and rebuilt into a better-looking and better-feeling corridor.

Vancouver makes progress on redesign of downtown’s Main Street

Starting in 2024, 10 blocks of southernmost Main Street in downtown Vancouver are going to be torn up and rebuilt into a better-looking and better-feeling corridor.

December 20, 2022, 5:48pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is nearly 30 percent of the way to deciding on a long-awaited plan to redesign downtown’s Main Street corridor. Read story

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes (The Columbian files)

Vancouver raises city manager’s pay by 8.25%

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes (The Columbian files)

December 20, 2022, 12:39pm Clark County News

After receiving a positive job performance evaluation, Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes will receive a $24,180 pay bump. Read story

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, second from right, joins her daughter, Abigail, 9, as they talk with members of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe at the ribbon -cutting for the new Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge administration building Friday morning.

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Herrera Beutler celebrate new administrative building

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, second from right, joins her daughter, Abigail, 9, as they talk with members of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe at the ribbon -cutting for the new Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge administration building Friday morning.

December 16, 2022, 8:07pm Clark County News

On a brisk Friday morning, nature-lovers gathered to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for a new Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge administrative building after years of anticipation. Read story

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes.

Vancouver City Council lauds City Manager Eric Holmes

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes.

December 16, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes’ performance in his official capacity remained favorable among the city council, with the body concluding he is doing an “excellent job” fulfilling his responsibilities. Read story