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Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, left, chats with Juliette Fernandez of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as they check out a view of the Columbia River from a new viewpoint at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Monday afternoon. The refuge reopened to the public on May 1.

Steigerwald refuge gains more trails, wetlands, wildlife

Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership, left, chats with Juliette Fernandez of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as they check out a view of the Columbia River from a new viewpoint at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Monday afternoon. The refuge reopened to the public on May 1.

May 8, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

When Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge reopened May 1, visitors were likely surprised to see all the changes that have taken place. But the crew members working to remove an old aqueduct, fish ladder and water diversion infrastructure along Gibbons Creek had one of the biggest surprises. Read story

Clark County Auditor’s Office lauded for financial reporting

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

The Clark County Auditor’s Office received the Government Finance Officers Association award for outstanding achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting. Read story

The Lincoln Place apartment building in downtown Vancouver has 30 units.

Vancouver Housing Authority’s Lincoln Place 2 to move forward

The Lincoln Place apartment building in downtown Vancouver has 30 units.

May 7, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

The Vancouver Housing Authority is poised to move forward with building Lincoln Place 2, a 30-unit supportive housing project in Vancouver. The project will be adjacent to, and modeled after, the VHA’s existing Lincoln Place at 1351 Lincoln Ave. Read story

A restored section of Gibbons Creek at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge is pictured Oct. 13.

Steigerwald to mark reopening, $25M habitat restoration Saturday

A restored section of Gibbons Creek at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge is pictured Oct. 13.

May 6, 2022, 6:10am Clark County News

A ceremony celebrating the reopening of Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge will be held starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Read story

A truck driver travels northbound on the Interstate 5 Bridge in August 2021. Washington's hefty bill, Move Ahead Washington, secured $1 billion in funding for the I-5 Bridge replacement project.

I-5 Bridge project preferred alternative includes 1 auxiliary lane each way, light rail

A truck driver travels northbound on the Interstate 5 Bridge in August 2021. Washington's hefty bill, Move Ahead Washington, secured $1 billion in funding for the I-5 Bridge replacement project.

May 5, 2022, 11:38am Business

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program announced its locally preferred alternative during Thursday’s executive steering group meeting. Read story

Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander work during a meeting at the Clark County Public Service Center on Tuesday morning, May 3, 2022. Rylander, who is the newest member of the council, was sworn in before the meeting began.

Clark County Council considers yet another redistricting map

Clark County Councilors Gary Medvigy, left, and Richard Rylander work during a meeting at the Clark County Public Service Center on Tuesday morning, May 3, 2022. Rylander, who is the newest member of the council, was sworn in before the meeting began.

May 4, 2022, 6:02pm Clark County News

Just as it seemed the Clark County Council would finally resolve its ongoing battle over adopting a new district boundary map, Councilor Richard Rylander Jr. urged the council to move in a new direction. Read story

A Vancouver police officer tests a body-worn camera in late 2021. The department ultimately rejected the first camera in the trial.

Clark County Council OKs public safety tax for ballot

A Vancouver police officer tests a body-worn camera in late 2021. The department ultimately rejected the first camera in the trial.

May 4, 2022, 6:11am Clark County News

Following a Tuesday public hearing, the Clark County Council approved placing a 0.01 percent public safety tax on the August primary election ballot. Read story

Around a dozen protesters stand outside the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday afternoon in support of Ed O'Meara. O'Meara was appealing his December ousting as an elections observer.

Clark County canvassing board upholds ousting of election observer

Around a dozen protesters stand outside the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday afternoon in support of Ed O'Meara. O'Meara was appealing his December ousting as an elections observer.

May 3, 2022, 6:03pm Clark County News

While Clark County canvassing board meetings are typically sparsely attended, that wasn’t the case Tuesday. Read story

New Clark County Councilor Richard Rylander, left, is sworn in by Clark County Clerk Scott Weber at the Clark County Public Service Center on Tuesday morning.

Rylander joins Clark County Council

New Clark County Councilor Richard Rylander, left, is sworn in by Clark County Clerk Scott Weber at the Clark County Public Service Center on Tuesday morning.

May 3, 2022, 5:37pm Clark County News

Clark County’s newest county councilor, Richard Rylander Jr., was sworn in by County Clerk Scott Weber as the District 5 representative prior to the council’s 10 a.m. Tuesday hearing. Read story

Ridgefield appoints new city council member

April 29, 2022, 5:03pm Clark County News

Ridgefield City Council has a new member among its ranks. Matt Cole was appointed Thursday to the Position 4 council seat left vacant when former Councilor Don Stose announced his retirement in January. Read story