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Bridges dominate Vancouver’s federal priorities

December 2, 2019, 8:38pm Latest News

Vancouver’s top federal policy priorities in 2020 revolve around bridges. Read story

McDonnell sworn in as mayor of Camas

November 26, 2019, 8:29pm Editor's Choice

Barry McDonnell is officially the mayor of Camas after winning a long-shot write-in campaign, but now the real battle begins. Read story

Taxpayers question cost, scope of A Stronger Vancouver

November 25, 2019, 10:03pm Latest News

Citizens packed the Vancouver City Council’s meeting Monday evening, as more than a dozen residents offered feedback on the 50-plus proposals laid out in A Stronger Vancouver. Read story

A Stronger Vancouver hearing tonight

November 25, 2019, 6:05am Latest News

The Vancouver City Council is holding its first public hearing on A Stronger Vancouver, granting city residents a chance to comment on the expansive proposed package of projects and services that would be paid for by various taxes. Read story

Camas mayor-elect emphasizes importance of working together as a community

November 25, 2019, 6:00am Editor's Choice

CAMAS — Anastasia and Barry McDonnell have bounced around the country in their 15-plus years of marriage, but the two feel like they finally found a home in Camas. Read story

City council scrutinizes A Stronger Vancouver priorities, revenue options

November 20, 2019, 8:44pm Latest News

As the Vancouver City Council starts to whittle down the scope of a comprehensive, multimillion-dollar proposal aimed at carrying the city sustainably through the next decade, city leaders are starting to look more critically at their options for raising revenue. Read story

Dalesandro giving up role as Battle Ground mayor

November 19, 2019, 6:12pm Latest News

For Mike Dalesandro, serving as the mayor of Battle Ground has been about getting out and meeting people. Read story

Vancouver city council gives Block 10 developer tax break

November 18, 2019, 10:14pm Business

A property tax exemption designed to spur more affordable housing was granted to the developer of Block 10 by the Vancouver City council Monday evening, drawing some protest from the community — and Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle — over what should be considered “affordable.” Read story

Herrera Beutler co-sponsor of bill that aims to extend Medicaid for moms

November 17, 2019, 8:03pm Latest News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, co-sponsored a bill last week that would give states incentives to extend the length of time new moms on Medicaid receive coverage. Read story

Inslee, Brown to sign I-5 Bridge agreement Monday in Vancouver

November 15, 2019, 4:16pm Editor's Choice

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown will be in Vancouver Monday to announce a joint effort for replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story