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Vancouver’s climate action plan set for last review

December 4, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

A long-awaited blueprint for a greener Vancouver is at last set to be reviewed for the final time Monday after almost two years in the making. Read story

Cute camelids for Christmas in Ridgefield

December 4, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Mention therapy animals, and many people think of a happy-go-lucky golden retriever or fluffy cat happily lounging on a lap. For Shannon Joy and her mother, Lori Gregory, their tastes… Read story

Questioning Vancouver’s ‘leading edge’ promise

December 4, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Vancouver city officials have described its Climate Action Framework as comprehensive and intentionally curated, yet some residents have expressed skepticism over its potential consequences or what it may lack. Read story

As business services go, so goes the economy

December 4, 2022, 6:00am Business

We’ve all heard the line about a canary in a coal mine, but have you heard the one about business services employment in the economy? Read story

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the tax revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for shopping at stores such as the Jantzen Beach Target, has been on the decline for the last few years according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway.

Clark County’s ‘sales tax leakage’ decreases

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the tax revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for shopping at stores such as the Jantzen Beach Target, has been on the decline for the last few years according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway.

December 4, 2022, 6:00am Business

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the government revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for their shopping, has been on the decline for the last few years, according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway. Read story

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

Weather Eye: If we see snow, it won’t amount to much this time

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

December 4, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Although temperatures Saturday afternoon were in the mid- to upper 40s, with even a 50-degree reading here and there, that strong east wind made it feel closer to the freezing mark. Read story

A diverse cast of volunteers, from high school students to retired folk, sort through nonperishable food and goods donated by local residents for the annual Walk & Knock campaign in Vancouver on Saturday.

Walk & Knock drive returns in full force at Hudson’s Bay High School

A diverse cast of volunteers, from high school students to retired folk, sort through nonperishable food and goods donated by local residents for the annual Walk & Knock campaign in Vancouver on Saturday.

December 3, 2022, 7:16pm Clark County News

The cafeteria at Hudson’s Bay High School is typically a busy place. On Saturday, however, the school’s entryway took it up a notch, serving as a drop-off center for Clark County’s 38th Walk & Knock campaign. Read story

Domestic violence episode ends in apparent suicide

December 3, 2022, 6:35pm Clark County News

A man is dead following a police pursuit through Hazel Dell on Saturday afternoon. The victim, whose name is behind withheld at this time, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Sheriff’s office investigation leads to recovery of stolen firearms and drugs

December 3, 2022, 6:33pm Clark County News

At 1 a.m. Monday, a Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested 35-year-old Dylan J. Anderson, who had an outstanding arrest warrant and a previous charge of attempt to elude law enforcement, after spotting Anderson during a patrol around the U-Haul located at 82nd Street and Northeast Highway 99 in Clark… Read story

Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Administrator Greg Johnson, left, and Principal Equity Officer Johnell Bell hope the project will set a new standard for mega and transportation projects in terms of equity.

Equity front and center on I-5 Bridge replacement project

Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Administrator Greg Johnson, left, and Principal Equity Officer Johnell Bell hope the project will set a new standard for mega and transportation projects in terms of equity.

December 3, 2022, 6:12am Clark County News

Johnell Bell, the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program’s principal equity officer, likes to say, “You can’t know equity unless you know history.” Read story