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Clark County

Volunteer sought for Clark Communities Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

January 30, 2024, 5:58am Clark County Life

Clark County is seeking a volunteer to fill an open position on the Clark Communities Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The person appointed will complete an existing term that ends Dec. 31, 2025. Read story

Clark County Public Facilities District board meets Feb. 5

January 30, 2024, 5:56am Clark County Life

The board of the Clark County Public Facilities District will hold a public meeting at 4 p.m. Feb. 5. Read story

Clark County, Vancouver gain $2.3 million for housing

January 30, 2024, 5:55am Clark County News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more than $2.3 million in funds to Clark County and Vancouver for Continuum of Care programs, which are efforts by local governments and nonprofits to house people experiencing homelessness and keep them housed long term. Read story

Dean Kirkland, chairman of Kirkland Developments, left, oversees work on the foundation of Hotel Indigo along the Vancouver Waterfront in 2018. The developer has faced legal headwinds in recent months.

Dean Kirkland keeps building despite legal disputes

Dean Kirkland, chairman of Kirkland Developments, left, oversees work on the foundation of Hotel Indigo along the Vancouver Waterfront in 2018. The developer has faced legal headwinds in recent months.

January 27, 2024, 6:06am Business

Prominent Vancouver developer Dean Kirkland said Friday that his Clark County projects are continuing despite facing legal headwinds in recent months. Read story

A ship cruises past the shoreline at Frenchman&rsquo;s Bar Regional Park under overcast, drizzly conditions Friday morning. With daytime temperatures expected to reach the upper 50s and even low 60s beginning Sunday, melting snow from higher elevations could raise river levels.

Warming temperatures mean rising water around Southwest Washington

A ship cruises past the shoreline at Frenchman&rsquo;s Bar Regional Park under overcast, drizzly conditions Friday morning. With daytime temperatures expected to reach the upper 50s and even low 60s beginning Sunday, melting snow from higher elevations could raise river levels.

January 26, 2024, 7:15pm Clark County News

Recent steady rainfall has melted away the snow and ice that blanketed Southwest Washington last week. While that’s good news for drivers tired of slippery roads and treacherous streets, it also means the region’s rivers and streams are nearly filled to the brim. Read story

A NW Natural gas meter.

Washington’s climate efforts hit Clark County utility bills; Typical NW Natural customer will see increase of 11.9 percent

A NW Natural gas meter.

January 26, 2024, 6:07am Business

This month, natural gas customers saw the cost of Washington’s climate efforts reflected in their monthly bills. Read story

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust gives $7.5 million to Washington nonprofits

January 26, 2024, 5:57am Clark County Health

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust published its fall 2023 grants report Thursday, announcing 94 grants to nonprofits across the Pacific Northwest totaling $21.9 million. Read story

Josiah Rhodes of Vancouver, from left, comforts his four-legged friend, Molly, as she gets a free toenail trim from Christy Gifford of Humane Society for Southwest Washington during Project Homeless Connect Thursday morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver. Rhodes&rsquo; aunt, Cheri Rhodes, watches nearby. The event is the largest resource fair for homeless people in Clark County.

Point-in-Time Count: Annual survey of homeless people, resource fair give advocates way to reach those in need

Josiah Rhodes of Vancouver, from left, comforts his four-legged friend, Molly, as she gets a free toenail trim from Christy Gifford of Humane Society for Southwest Washington during Project Homeless Connect Thursday morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver. Rhodes&rsquo; aunt, Cheri Rhodes, watches nearby. The event is the largest resource fair for homeless people in Clark County.

January 25, 2024, 5:50pm Churches & Religion

The Point-in-Time Count, a federally required count of homeless people in each county across the United States, creates a database of thousands of rows of data. Read story

The Woodland East Mobile Park Homeowners Association meets Jan. 10 to figure out how to buy the land underneath their homes after rent increases over the past five years.

A lifeline for Woodland mobile home park residents? Groups step forward after reading Columbian’s story

The Woodland East Mobile Park Homeowners Association meets Jan. 10 to figure out how to buy the land underneath their homes after rent increases over the past five years.

January 25, 2024, 6:07am Business

Two investment groups have a plan to protect Woodland East Mobile Home Park residents from skyrocketing rents by building a new park in Woodland and selling it to residents. But they need the Woodland City Council’s help, they say. Read story

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Connor Murphy of Connor&rsquo;s Hauling Service, left, along with his helper, Ben Reese of Vancouver,  empty a storage unit.

Vancouver man gives back with affordable – sometimes free – Connor’s Hauling Service

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Connor Murphy of Connor&rsquo;s Hauling Service, left, along with his helper, Ben Reese of Vancouver,  empty a storage unit.

January 25, 2024, 6:06am Business

For Vancouver resident Connor Murphy, giving back to his community requires two things: a pickup truck and Facebook account. Read story