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SUV driver accused of hit-run with cyclist in Vancouver

January 9, 2020, 5:59pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is suspected of striking and injuring a bicyclist with an SUV before fleeing. Read story

Herrera Beutler votes against war powers resolution

January 9, 2020, 4:36pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, voted against a resolution Thursday that would force President Donald Trump to obtain approval from Congress before taking further military action in Iran. Read story

Competency evaluation ordered for Smith Tower shooting suspect

January 9, 2020, 3:47pm Clark County News

An 80-year-old man accused in the October shooting at Smith Tower that left a fellow resident dead and another one wounded along with her caregiver, will undergo a court-ordered competency evaluation. Read story

Weather Eye: With a snowstorm bearing down, now’s the time to prepare

January 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

I hope you are heeding the advance notice of colder weather heading our way and making preparations. The grocery stores will most likely be crazy this weekend, similar to a holiday rush once snow really gets in the forecast. Remember last February? A huge run on kale for some reason. I don’t even care for the stuff. Read story

Attorneys frustrated with Clark County’s stance on indigent defense

January 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

In June, when Clark County handed indigent defense attorneys their first rate increase in a decade, attorney Shon Bogar called it a good-faith showing toward enhancing a routinely overlooked obligation. But a few months later, Bogar’s view of the county has regressed. Read story

Repair work closes sections of Waterfront Renaissance Trail in Vancouver

January 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Sections of the Waterfront Renaissance Trail from Interstate 5 to Southeast Columbia Shores Boulevard have been closed for maintenance since Dec. 26. Crews have started removing several uneven concrete panels from the path, as well as roots and debris. The work will also include a root barrier to limit future damage. Read story

49th Legislative District lawmakers to hold town hall Saturday

January 8, 2020, 8:24pm Clark County News

Three lawmakers representing the 49th Legislative District will hold a town hall meeting Saturday to hear from constituents before the 2020 Legislature convenes Monday in Olympia. Read story

Ex-head of conservation group to seek Dist. 4 county council seat

January 8, 2020, 6:41pm Clark County News

The former head of a local conservation group has announced that he will run for a seat on the Clark County Council, promising a new approach to development. Read story

Cold Canadian air could bring snow to Clark County next week

January 8, 2020, 6:31pm Clark County News

Clark County might get its first low-elevation snow of the winter next week. Read story

Washougal’s new police chief appreciates knowing everybody’s name, being engaged

January 8, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

WASHOUGAL — New Washougal Police Chief Wendi Steinbronn comes to the city after running a precinct in Portland where 135 employees cover 58 square miles. Read story