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Police: Barricaded man sets fire to Carter Park residence

January 15, 2020, 6:09pm Clark County News

Vancouver police and firefighters responded late Wednesday afternoon to a residence in the Carter Park neighborhood after a man allegedly barricaded himself inside and set fire to the home. Read story

Clark College faculty union OKs contract in 257-9 vote

January 15, 2020, 6:00pm Clark County News

Clark College’s faculty union voted to ratify its contract Wednesday afternoon, drawing 15 months of bargaining and a three-day strike to a close. Read story

Quickly burning Christmas trees caused Vancouver duplex fire

January 15, 2020, 12:26pm Clark County News

A duplex fire Saturday in Vancouver’s Cascade Highlands neighborhood was the result of an unfortunate succession of Christmas trees set aflame. Read story

Forecasters say snow likely this morning in Clark County

January 15, 2020, 8:00am Clark County News

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Southwest Washington this morning predicting wintry conditions from 10 a.m. today until 4 a.m. Thursday. Read story

Vancouver OKs contract for Mill Plain improvement project

January 15, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council approved a $3.65 million road work contract at its meeting Monday evening, advancing a project aimed at improving traffic flow on Mill Plain Boulevard west of Interstate 205. Read story

Herrera Beutler calls bill critical to preserving salmon habitat

January 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The end of 2019 saw increased federal funding for Columbia River salmon hatcheries, the latest attempt in a line of legislation to boost the region's stock of the valuable fish. Read story

Clark College, faculty union reach tentative contract deal

January 14, 2020, 8:04pm Clark County News

Striking Clark College faculty members and the college administration reached a tentative contract agreement Tuesday evening, according to the union. A vote on the contract is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Read story

Battle Ground, Fire District 3 asking voters to OK annexation

January 14, 2020, 6:53pm Clark County News

City and fire officials agree: Voters should support Clark County Fire District 3 annexing the city of Battle Ground into its coverage area. Read story

Estimated price tag for Rose Quarter project increases by 60 percent

January 14, 2020, 6:17pm Clark County News

New estimates peg the cost to add auxiliary lanes on Interstate 5 near Portland’s Rose Quarter and build other improvements at $715 million to $795 million. Read story

Battle Ground schools approve sex education option

January 14, 2020, 5:55pm Clark County Health

Comprehensive sexual health education is making its way to Battle Ground high schools — but only as an option. Read story