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Lifeline Connections honors two for work in Clark County

December 7, 2022, 5:06am Clark County News

Lifeline Connections announced two annual awards last week. Ami Hanna, Collaborative Impact Project Manager at Southwest Washington Accountable Community Health, received the Lifeline Connections’ Award of Excellence. This award is given to individuals in the community who further the cause of substance use disorders and mental health treatment, according to… Read story

Above, Bob Ortblad, a retired civil engineer and proponent of an immersed tube tunnel, is one of the program's most vocal critics.

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program leaders, critics make their case

Above, Bob Ortblad, a retired civil engineer and proponent of an immersed tube tunnel, is one of the program's most vocal critics.

December 6, 2022, 7:24pm Clark County News

Interstate Bridge Replacement leaders, vocal critics and curious residents alike were packed into a conference room Monday night at the Hayden Island Holiday Inn to hear presentations and ask questions about the project. Read story

Vancouver firefighter Matt Hankins, right, helps Marshall Elementary second-grader Leilani Beck try on a coat at Marshall Elementary School. Members of Vancouver Fire Local 542 handed out donated coats to students who needed them.

No cold kids in Clark County: 500 donated coats to go to children around Vancouver

Vancouver firefighter Matt Hankins, right, helps Marshall Elementary second-grader Leilani Beck try on a coat at Marshall Elementary School. Members of Vancouver Fire Local 542 handed out donated coats to students who needed them.

December 6, 2022, 6:22pm Clark County News

Children lined up to sit on Santa’s lap and make a Christmas wish in front of Marshall Elementary School on Tuesday morning. Read story

The Clark County Public Service Center is pictured in Vancouver on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

Clark County Council narrowly approves 2023 budget; vote splits on higher taxes

The Clark County Public Service Center is pictured in Vancouver on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

December 6, 2022, 6:09pm Clark County News

the last of the year — the Clark County Council on Tuesday narrowly approved the county’s 2023 budget after splitting in a 3-2 vote. Read story

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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

FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologist Chris Looney displays a dead giant hornet, a sample brought in from Japan for research in Blaine, Wash.

No northern giant hornets found in Washington in 2022

FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo Washington State Department of Agriculture entomologist Chris Looney displays a dead giant hornet, a sample brought in from Japan for research in Blaine, Wash.

December 6, 2022, 4:05pm Latest News

Citizen trapping of northern giant hornets in northwest Washington ended Nov. 30 without any confirmed sightings of the hornets this year, state officials said Tuesday. Read story

FILE - A Boeing 747-8, Boeing's new passenger plane, takes its first flight, Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. After more than half a century, Boeing is rolling its last 747 out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Boeing’s last 747 to roll out of Washington factory

FILE - A Boeing 747-8, Boeing's new passenger plane, takes its first flight, Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. After more than half a century, Boeing is rolling its last 747 out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Ted S.

December 6, 2022, 1:54pm Business

After more than half a century, Boeing is set to roll its last 747 out of a Washington factory Tuesday. Read story

FILE - Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15, 2022. Jurors in the Trump Organization's criminal tax fraud deliberated for a second day Tuesday, Dec. 6, weighing charges that Trump's company helped executives dodge personal income taxes on perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars.

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

FILE - Former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15, 2022. Jurors in the Trump Organization's criminal tax fraud deliberated for a second day Tuesday, Dec. 6, weighing charges that Trump's company helped executives dodge personal income taxes on perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars.

December 6, 2022, 1:09pm Business

Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business. Read story

Stocks fall again on Wall Street, extending recent losses

December 6, 2022, 1:05pm Business

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's recent string of losses, as traders ponder the Federal Reserve’s next moves in its campaign to cool stubbornly hot inflation. Read story

FILE - Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.  The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is expected to interview former Secret Service agent Tony Ornato on Tuesday about Donald Trump's actions on the day of the insurrection.

Jan. 6 committee to issue criminal referrals, chairman says

FILE - Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.  The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is expected to interview former Secret Service agent Tony Ornato on Tuesday about Donald Trump's actions on the day of the insurrection.

December 6, 2022, 11:34am Latest News

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will make criminal referrals to the Justice Department as it wraps up its probe and looks to publish a final report by the end of the year, the panel’s chairman said Tuesday. Read story