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Grants help small businesses in Fourth Plain corridor survive COVID-19

May 13, 2021, 6:01am Business

In the 40 years that Haeng Chong has owned his Vancouver dry cleaning business, he’s never seen demand drop like this. Read story

Vancouver driven to improve transportation

May 11, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is drafting a list of transportation projects ranked by importance, with the top priorities aimed at adding capacity to the system’s overused roads. Read story

Patrons work out during a cardio and strength class Thursday at the Firstenburg Community Center. The center has recently lessened some of its COVID-19  restrictions and expanded its class offerings.

Vancouver community centers offer more classes, activities as COVID restrictions ease

Patrons work out during a cardio and strength class Thursday at the Firstenburg Community Center. The center has recently lessened some of its COVID-19  restrictions and expanded its class offerings.

May 7, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

After restrictions ease, Firstenburg, Marshall offer more classes, activities Read story

David Neff, from left, joins Rae Mackmer, John McKishen and Nathan Berney as they watch the cleanup at the homeless encampment in east Vancouver on Thursday morning. Vancouver is trying to remove garbage from homeless encampments while improving its relationship with its unhoused population.

More HART in Vancouver’s homeless response

David Neff, from left, joins Rae Mackmer, John McKishen and Nathan Berney as they watch the cleanup at the homeless encampment in east Vancouver on Thursday morning. Vancouver is trying to remove garbage from homeless encampments while improving its relationship with its unhoused population.

April 30, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Four people living at an east Vancouver homeless encampment gathered around a table outside their tent — the encampment’s unofficial community kitchen, resident Rae Mackmer reported — during a cleanup event Thursday morning. Read story

Riff Creative Studio, a design offshoot of LSW Architects, conceptualized and painted this colorful mural, located on a trash enclosure structure across from Vancouver City Hall, last week.

New mural part of downtown Vancouver makeover

Riff Creative Studio, a design offshoot of LSW Architects, conceptualized and painted this colorful mural, located on a trash enclosure structure across from Vancouver City Hall, last week.

April 21, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

A freshly completed mural in downtown Vancouver brightens up a trash enclosure building across from City Hall and offers a new eye-catching feature for a district already being targeted by city leaders in a major rebranding effort. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Task force floats ideas to diversify Vancouver government

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

September 21, 2020, 10:19pm Clark County News

A group tasked with making Vancouver’s city leadership more diverse unveiled the preliminary results of their work over the last year. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

City puts A Stronger Vancouver on shelf indefinitely

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

June 7, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A package that would have boosted Vancouver’s budget is now shelved indefinitely, as lack of revenue due to COVID-19 derailed a plan that’s been in the works since 2017. Read story

Washington State University Vancouver professor and Democrat Carolyn Long shakes hands with the crowd before announcing her candidacy in front of about 400 supporters at a rally at Clark College on July 8 in her bid for the 3rd Congressional District seat held by Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Battle Ground.

EMILY’s List endorses Carolyn Long in race for 3rd District seat

Washington State University Vancouver professor and Democrat Carolyn Long shakes hands with the crowd before announcing her candidacy in front of about 400 supporters at a rally at Clark College on July 8 in her bid for the 3rd Congressional District seat held by Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Battle Ground.

September 12, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

EMILY’s List, the national campaign funding organization that works to elect pro-choice women to public office, endorsed Carolyn Long to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Vancouver City Council chambers.

Vancouver City Council told opioid deaths fall in Clark County

Vancouver City Council chambers.

September 9, 2019, 9:54pm Clark County Health

The latest report from Vancouver’s contracted ambulance company contained a bright spot: Opioid overdoses in the region appear to be dropping so far in 2019 compared with the year prior. Read story

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

FEMA gives Vancouver Fire Department nearly $1 million

A Vancouver Fire Department patch is seen in the gear room of Fire Station 2.

September 8, 2019, 5:53pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Fire Department received $937,000 in federal grant money for new equipment and training programs, the department announced Friday. Read story