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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.

Perez maintains narrow lead over Kent

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.

November 16, 2022, 6:22pm Clark County News

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez maintained her narrow lead over Republican Joe Kent in the race to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver City Council to vote on $1.7 billion budget

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

November 15, 2022, 3:57pm Clark County News

On Monday, the Vancouver City Council approved the first reading of its proposed $1.7 billion 2023-2024 biennial budget — a 17 percent increase over the current year’s budget. Read story

On Sunday, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez landed in Washington, D.C., to attend new member orientation and meet her future House colleagues. "It's pretty wild and surreal," she told The Columbian, noting the quick turnaround following her win on Saturday.

3rd Congressional District winner Perez hits ground running in other Washington

On Sunday, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez landed in Washington, D.C., to attend new member orientation and meet her future House colleagues. "It's pretty wild and surreal," she told The Columbian, noting the quick turnaround following her win on Saturday.

November 14, 2022, 6:34pm Clark County News

Within a day of flipping Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez was on a plane to Washington, D.C., for the first time since ninth grade. Read story

Harry Generaux, who served in World War II as a bomber pilot, flew more than 30 missions during his service between September 1942 and January 1945.

Vancouver WWII pilot, 99, flew 36 missions

Harry Generaux, who served in World War II as a bomber pilot, flew more than 30 missions during his service between September 1942 and January 1945.

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

Old World War II movies attempted to capture the grit of serving on a bomber crew, but Hollywood glamor couldn’t capture its harsh reality. Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

Perez lead over Kent narrows in 3rd Congressional District race

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

November 10, 2022, 7:30pm Clark County News

Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race does not have any clear winners, but the latest results show Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez losing ground against challenger Republican Joe Kent, as she now leads with less than 6,000 votes. Read story

Democratic candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, right, looks skyward while Republican candidate Joe Kent gives his closing remarks on Saturday during a debate at the Vancouver Community Library.

Perez maintains lead over Kent for 3rd District seat

Democratic candidate for Washington's 3rd Congressional District Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, right, looks skyward while Republican candidate Joe Kent gives his closing remarks on Saturday during a debate at the Vancouver Community Library.

November 9, 2022, 6:58pm Clark County News

As more ballots were counted, Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race remains tense as Marie Gluesenkamp Perez continues to hold a lead over Joe Kent, but the pressure is far from over with nearly 77,000 ballots yet to be counted across the district, not including Cowlitz County. Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez hugs her husband, Dean Gluesenkamp, after delivering a speech to supporters Tuesday evening at the Clark County Democrats election night watch party at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

Perez leads Kent in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez hugs her husband, Dean Gluesenkamp, after delivering a speech to supporters Tuesday evening at the Clark County Democrats election night watch party at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

November 8, 2022, 11:20pm Clark County News

Initial results from Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District race show Marie Gluesenkamp Perez leading Joe Kent by more than 11,000 votes — but with tens of thousands more ballots yet to be counted. Read story

A vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street, a possible location for the third Safe Stay community, is seen from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn in downtown Vancouver.

Vancouver council gives green light to Safe Stay in downtown Vancouver

A vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street, a possible location for the third Safe Stay community, is seen from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn in downtown Vancouver.

November 8, 2022, 11:42am Clark County News

City officials received the green light Monday from the Vancouver City Council to continue pursuing a Safe Stay Community in downtown Vancouver. Read story

Inspection board worker Frank Lesick pushes verified, counted ballots into a safe after being processed at the county elections office Monday.

Decisive Election Day nears for Clark County

Inspection board worker Frank Lesick pushes verified, counted ballots into a safe after being processed at the county elections office Monday.

November 6, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

The Nov. 8 general election is just days away and includes key races that will impact Clark County residents at the local and national level. Read story

A vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street, a possible location for the third Safe Stay community, is seen from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn in downtown Vancouver.

City officials endorse downtown Vancouver Safe Stay Community site

A vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street, a possible location for the third Safe Stay community, is seen from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn in downtown Vancouver.

November 4, 2022, 2:30pm Clark County News

Vancouver city officials will recommend to the city council on Monday that a vacant downtown lot is a viable location for its third Safe Stay Community. If approved, designs will be finalized, and construction will begin. Read story