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A bicyclist passes a sign protesting a proposed behavioral health facility near Northeast 50th Avenue and Northeast 159th Street.

Residents say mental health facility is not a good fit for Mount Vista area

A bicyclist passes a sign protesting a proposed behavioral health facility near Northeast 50th Avenue and Northeast 159th Street.

June 19, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

A two-part land-use hearing for a proposed residential mental health treatment facility on Northeast 50th Avenue, in the Mount Vista area, wrapped up Thursday evening, but a decision from Hearing Examiner Joe Turner likely won’t come until late July. The first part of the hearing was held May 26. Read story

Clark County Council to hold forum on public safety tax

June 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

The Clark County Council will hold a public conversation on the Public Safety Sales Tax measure that will appear on the August primary election ballot. The meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday. Read story

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge's flood plain was put to the test this week as heavy rains and mountain runoff inundated the area.

Columbia River overtops banks, sweeps into restored flood plain

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge's flood plain was put to the test this week as heavy rains and mountain runoff inundated the area.

June 15, 2022, 6:40pm Clark County News

The lower Columbia River’s long history of flooding was revisited this week when the river overtopped its banks on Monday. Although waters have begun to slowly recede, damage from the flooding remains behind. Read story

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Clark County Assessor’s Office ready for property tax inquiries

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June 15, 2022, 6:25pm Clark County News

With property assessment notices going out in the mail this week, staff at the Clark County Assessor’s Office are readying for a surge in calls, especially as assessed values and property taxes have increased for many homeowners. Read story

Ecology fines contractor $135,000 for Ridgefield water quality violations

June 13, 2022, 6:12pm Business

A Portland contractor was fined $135,000 for repeated water quality violations while working at Ridgefield’s Vista Ridge subdivision. The fines were levied by the Washington Department of Ecology for violations that occurred from September 2021 to February 2022. Read story

New Clark County ethics board seats prove a tough sell

June 11, 2022, 8:52pm Clark County News

When Clark County voters turned in their ballots last November, it was clear they wanted the county council to adopt a code of ethics and independent review process for ethics violations. More than 67 percent of voters approved charter amendment No. 5. Read story

Clark County Public Health reopens some in-person services

June 11, 2022, 5:33am Clark County News

Clark County Public Health will reopen its Environmental Public Health and Vital Records offices to in-person services beginning Tuesday. Read story

18th Legislative District candidate John Ley’s voter registration hearing rescheduled

June 11, 2022, 5:28am Clark County News

A hearing on the voter registration challenge filed against 18th Legislative District candidate John Ley has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. June 28. The hearing was originally scheduled for June 10. Read story

Clark County crews to close Davis Road for bridge replacement

June 11, 2022, 5:24am Clark County News

Beginning Monday, a 0.6-mile stretch of Northeast Davis Road will be closed while crews replace the Davis Bridge. The road closure will be east of Ward Road and south of Hockinson. Read story

Camas Lake Management Plan open house set for June 15

June 9, 2022, 5:49am Clark County News

The city of Camas will host an open house on the Camas Lake Management Plan at 6 p.m. June 15 at Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.W. Lake Road. Read story