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Vancouver School of Arts and Academics orchestra students get a chance to rockvideo icon

January 31, 2023, 6:58pm Clark County News

An orchestra audience is typically expected to remain quiet during performances out of respect for the performers. That wasn’t the case at the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics on… Read story

Vancouver legislator proposes bill to allow optometrists to perform surgery

January 31, 2023, 5:34pm Clark County News

A proposed bill from state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, that would allow optometrists to perform a wider range of services came under fire Tuesday morning during a public hearing before… Read story

Witnesses describe DNA evidence in Warren Forrest murder trial

January 31, 2023, 5:25pm Clark County News

Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest’s cold-case murder trial continued Tuesday with the state focused on the DNA testing that helped identify the victim’s remains. Read story

Events in Vancouver celebrate Black History Month

January 31, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Every Saturday this February local nonprofit iUrban Teen, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington, will host an event to celebrate Black History Month. Each event will highlight local Black artists and community members. Read story

Regional Transportation Council receives $300K Safe Streets grant

January 31, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

The Regional Transportation Council received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Safe Streets for All program. The program is designed to reduce crashes and fatalities, especially for cyclists and pedestrians. Read story

Patrick Quinton, Vancouver economic development director, said the city is not keeping pace with the demand for affordable housing, as the stock is low and prices are unattainable.

Missing middle housing bills back on Legislature’s table

Patrick Quinton, Vancouver economic development director, said the city is not keeping pace with the demand for affordable housing, as the stock is low and prices are unattainable.

January 31, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

Two bills aimed to close the housing gap known as the “missing middle” are up for legislative review this year. Read story

An application has been filed with the city for a day care at 1705 S.E. 164th Ave. in east Vancouver, currently the site of Gustav's Pub & Grill.

Gustav’s restaurant in Vancouver might become day care

An application has been filed with the city for a day care at 1705 S.E. 164th Ave. in east Vancouver, currently the site of Gustav's Pub & Grill.

January 31, 2023, 6:04am Business

The east Vancouver home of the popular German restaurant Gustav’s may become a day care facility, according to pre-planning documents submitted to the city of Vancouver. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Month ends on dry note; rain back in forecast by Friday

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

January 31, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

Those two sunny days Sunday and Monday were enjoyable, well if you were out of the wind and cold. Regardless, it was pleasant to the eyes to look at the clear blue skies and sunshine above. It was so clear one could see Mount Rainier to our north. Unfortunately, as… Read story

A rendering shows the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge replacement, which, like the proposed I-5 project, would allow for bikes and pedestrians to cross the river safely.

Like I-5, Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge needs to be replaced

A rendering shows the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge replacement, which, like the proposed I-5 project, would allow for bikes and pedestrians to cross the river safely.

January 31, 2023, 6:01am Clark County News

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A green, 100-year-old drawbridge with narrow lanes spanning the Columbia River is in dire need of replacement. Read story

Veterans forums set Wednesday at Armed Forces Reserve Center in Vancouver

January 31, 2023, 6:01am Clark County Health

The state Veterans Affairs Department is hosting a veterans town hall and a women veterans forum on Wednesday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Vancouver. Read story