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Vancouver to revise urban forestry plan as it aims for equity, climate goals

January 27, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

In recent years, Vancouver has become abundantly dotted with trees so young they need supportive stakes to encourage their skybound posture, avoiding any potential for crookedness. Read story

Vancouver approves property tax exemption on waterfront apartment complex

January 24, 2023, 12:32pm Business

The Vancouver City Council unanimously approved a multifamily property tax exemption Monday night for an under-construction apartment complex on the Waterfront Vancouver’s Block 19. Read story

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, center, and Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, left, listen to Teresa Brum, city economic development division manager, talk about the Vancouver waterfront on Friday during a tour of key infrastructure projects.

Gluesenkamp Perez tours areas key to Vancouver’s vision for future

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, center, and Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, left, listen to Teresa Brum, city economic development division manager, talk about the Vancouver waterfront on Friday during a tour of key infrastructure projects.

January 13, 2023, 5:53pm Clark County News

Vancouver officials are eager for Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez to champion their projects intended for the city’s evolution. So much, in fact, they decided to pack her on a bus and take her on a field trip to illustrate their vision. Read story

Part of a vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street will be the location of the third Safe Stay community, the city of Vancouver announced Tuesday. The lot is shown from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn on Sept. 14.

Downtown Vancouver eyed to host city’s third Safe Stay Community for homeless people

Part of a vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street will be the location of the third Safe Stay community, the city of Vancouver announced Tuesday. The lot is shown from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn on Sept. 14.

October 12, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver announced Tuesday that it intends to transform a vacant downtown lot that was previously the site of New Heights Church as the site for the city’s third Safe Stay Community. Read story

Rochelle Ramos

Washougal Mayor Rochelle Ramos to step down Sept. 17

Rochelle Ramos

August 30, 2022, 3:59pm Clark County News

Washougal Mayor Rochelle Ramos will be stepping down from her position on the city council on Sept. 17. According to a press release issued Monday, Ramos said she is leaving to pursue “a career growth opportunity in another state.” Read story

SEH America in east Vancouver is planning a major expansion of its wafer manufacturing facility.

SEH America plans 300,000-square-foot expansion to Vancouver campus

SEH America in east Vancouver is planning a major expansion of its wafer manufacturing facility.

August 12, 2022, 11:21am Business

SEH America Inc. is planning a major expansion of its silicon chip manufacturing operation in Vancouver, according to preliminary documents filed with the city of Vancouver. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

Vancouver needs partners to reach carbon neutrality goal by 2040, official says

Vancouver City Hall (The Columbian files)

July 15, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Without community engagement, the city of Vancouver’s goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2040 will be unattainable. Read story

John Ley (The Columbian files)

18th Legislative District candidate Ley’s residency challenged in late lawsuit

John Ley (The Columbian files)

July 12, 2022, 5:59pm Clark County News

Ballots for the Aug. 2 primary election are scheduled to be mailed this week, with the first ballots showing up in voters’ mailboxes beginning Friday. County Auditor Greg Kimsey is hoping a last-minute lawsuit won’t delay that process. Read story

Emily Jackson of Vancouver walks her 1-year-old golden retriever, Ranger, at Nikkei Park. Vancouver Parks and Recreation will host a celebration in honor of the park's renaming at 7 p.m. July 15. Nikkei Park left behind its placeholder, North Image, for a title with deeper meaning and roots to the community, which was officially adopted in September 2021.

Nikkei Park in North Image neighborhood honors the past

Emily Jackson of Vancouver walks her 1-year-old golden retriever, Ranger, at Nikkei Park. Vancouver Parks and Recreation will host a celebration in honor of the park's renaming at 7 p.m. July 15. Nikkei Park left behind its placeholder, North Image, for a title with deeper meaning and roots to the community, which was officially adopted in September 2021.

July 7, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

A Vancouver park received a new title nearly a year ago to honor past generations and their resiliency through hardship. Read story

Patrick Quinton, Vancouver economic development director, said the city is not keeping pace with the demand for affordable housing, as the stock is low and prices are unattainable.

Vancouver mulls code changes to address housing shortage

Patrick Quinton, Vancouver economic development director, said the city is not keeping pace with the demand for affordable housing, as the stock is low and prices are unattainable.

June 28, 2022, 6:28pm Clark County News

As Vancouver’s population grows and its affordable residential stock remains slim, city staff continue to discuss what government can do, and residents share their concerns. Read story