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Washougal River system dam-removal project wins $2.57M in funding

December 15, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

The Washougal River system is going to receive millions of dollars to help restore the Columbia River watershed’s salmon and steelhead populations. Read story

Spring blossoms frame the Capitol on March 31 in Olympia.

Vancouver compiles ‘comprehensive’ list of legislative priorities

Spring blossoms frame the Capitol on March 31 in Olympia.

December 14, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

In preparation for Washington’s upcoming legislative session, the city of Vancouver is in the process of compiling its most robust list of priorities yet. Read story

Fencing surrounds the future location of an Amazon warehouse in July at 6100 N.E. 147th Ave. in east Vancouver.

Vancouver City Council OKs warehouse moratorium

Fencing surrounds the future location of an Amazon warehouse in July at 6100 N.E. 147th Ave. in east Vancouver.

December 13, 2022, 6:03pm Business

As the nationwide emergence of mega warehouses becomes more prevalent, Vancouver is establishing safeguards to prevent such developments from taking root in the city. Read story

A close-up photo of police lights by night

Driver, 83, rescued after swerving off road and into Goble Creek in Cowlitz County

A close-up photo of police lights by night

December 11, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

An 83-year-old driver was found alive early Saturday after sliding off North Goble Creek Road in Cowlitz County on Friday evening. Read story

Traffic heads south over the Fruit Valley Road railway bridge, which has no bike lanes. There’s no wiggle room, and you have to be looking out for cars going 45 mph on a narrow roadway marked 35 mph, said Sally Butts, a ride leader with the Vancouver Bicycle Club.

Vancouver City Council eyes priorities for 2023

Traffic heads south over the Fruit Valley Road railway bridge, which has no bike lanes. There’s no wiggle room, and you have to be looking out for cars going 45 mph on a narrow roadway marked 35 mph, said Sally Butts, a ride leader with the Vancouver Bicycle Club.

December 11, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

After the Vancouver City Council reviewed its federal legislative successes and agenda last week, optimism remained high. Vancouver is seeking large investments for various projects throughout the city that may otherwise sit in the shadow of discussions surrounding the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

Pat Cotter of Vancouver, a Bike Clark County club member, puts the finishing touches on bicycles ready to go out Saturday during Waste Connections' Scott Campbell Christmas Promise.

At Clark County Event Center, love makes the wheels go ’round

Pat Cotter of Vancouver, a Bike Clark County club member, puts the finishing touches on bicycles ready to go out Saturday during Waste Connections' Scott Campbell Christmas Promise.

December 10, 2022, 6:42pm Clark County News

Early Saturday morning, waves of motion filled the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds as dozens of helping hands eagerly began their quest to provide bikes to hundreds of kids during the holidays. Read story

Miles Terrace, a 69-unit affordable housing complex for low-income seniors in downtown Vancouver, opened in September.

Vancouver looks to replace affordable housing property tax with Feb. 14 special election

Miles Terrace, a 69-unit affordable housing complex for low-income seniors in downtown Vancouver, opened in September.

December 7, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Vancouver’s main community resource to lessen its affordable housing challenges is nearing the end of its lifespan, leading city officials to ask residents to vote for its renewal. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Vancouver City Council OKs climate plan to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

December 6, 2022, 4:22pm Clark County Politics

Vancouver is on its way to carrying out its “leading edge” promise to make ambitious strides in climate action following a significant win for the city. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver’s climate action plan set for last review

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

December 4, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

A long-awaited blueprint for a greener Vancouver is at last set to be reviewed for the final time Monday after almost two years in the making. Read story

Questioning Vancouver’s ‘leading edge’ promise

December 4, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Vancouver city officials have described its Climate Action Framework as comprehensive and intentionally curated, yet some residents have expressed skepticism over its potential consequences or what it may lack. Read story