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Filling big shoes: Vancouver City Council to reveal finalists for city manager position Wednesday

July 15, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

The three finalists for the city of Vancouver’s open city manager position will be announced Wednesday. Read story

Vancouver neighborhood associations ask city to reconsider approval of warehouse

July 13, 2024, 6:04am Business

At least two west Vancouver neighborhood associations are appealing the city of Vancouver’s approval of a 561,800-square-foot warehouse planned for the Fruit Valley neighborhood. Read story

Crews on Tuesday afternoon remove unsuitable soils from underneath the roadway along Northeast 137th Avenue, stabilizing the new street and constructing a concrete culvert over the Burnt Bridge Creek. This road closure will last about 10 months.

Vancouver makes progress on street safety plan

Crews on Tuesday afternoon remove unsuitable soils from underneath the roadway along Northeast 137th Avenue, stabilizing the new street and constructing a concrete culvert over the Burnt Bridge Creek. This road closure will last about 10 months.

July 10, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Summer is in full swing and with it comes road work and construction projects. Read story

The Vancouver City Council is considering asking voters to approve three ballot measures over the next few years to raise $37 million needed to add 116 Vancouver police staffers.

Proposed taxes would raise millions to fund 116 new Vancouver police officers and staff

The Vancouver City Council is considering asking voters to approve three ballot measures over the next few years to raise $37 million needed to add 116 Vancouver police staffers.

July 2, 2024, 3:02pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council is considering asking voters to approve a series of ballot measures over the next few years to raise $37 million to increase police department staffing. One measure could be on the ballot as early as November. Read story

Steven Groat, a Vancouver resident concerned with proposed changes on Southeast McGillivray Boulevard, speaks at a Vancouver City Council forum at Vancouver&rsquo;s Firstenburg Community Center on June 24.

Save Vancouver Streets wants to require voters to weigh in before traffic lanes removed

Steven Groat, a Vancouver resident concerned with proposed changes on Southeast McGillivray Boulevard, speaks at a Vancouver City Council forum at Vancouver&rsquo;s Firstenburg Community Center on June 24.

July 2, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Some Vancouver residents want the city to get voter approval before removing lanes of traffic on any existing road. Read story

Councilor Diana Perez speaks with constituent Jan Kelly of Vancouver at the Vancouver City Council's second community forum of the year.

Traffic and homelessness dominate conversation at Vancouver City Council forum

Councilor Diana Perez speaks with constituent Jan Kelly of Vancouver at the Vancouver City Council's second community forum of the year.

June 25, 2024, 2:18pm Clark County News

Homelessness and changes to McGillivray Boulevard were top of mind for residents attending the city of Vancouver’s second community forum of the year Monday night at the Firstenburg Community Center in east Vancouver. Read story

Tents line the side of the road along West 11th Street in downtown Vancouver. A so-called bridge shelter in the city will hold up to 150 people experiencing homelessness.

Site of homeless facility is uncertain but 150-bed ‘shelter is happening’ regardless, city of Vancouver says

Tents line the side of the road along West 11th Street in downtown Vancouver. A so-called bridge shelter in the city will hold up to 150 people experiencing homelessness.

June 22, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

In the next year or so, the city of Vancouver will create a shelter with 150 beds for people experiencing homelessness — that’s not up for debate when people are dying in the street, city officials say. Read story

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez hosts roundtable with first responders to discuss child care access

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania speaks with Clark County first responders about their child care needs at Vancouver City Hall on Thursday morning.

June 20, 2024, 5:30pm Clark County News

First responders face exceptional difficulties accessing child care. In Clark County only about 23.59 percent of child care needs are being met, according to the state Department of Children, Youth & Families. Read story

The Salmon Run Bell Tower in Esther Short Park was built in 2002, but it hasn&rsquo;t told the accurate time &mdash; or the Chinook legend of the salmon &mdash; in several years. The city plans to spend $1.83 million getting it back in shape.

Esther Short Park bell tower to ring again after Vancouver approves $1.83 million for repairs

The Salmon Run Bell Tower in Esther Short Park was built in 2002, but it hasn&rsquo;t told the accurate time &mdash; or the Chinook legend of the salmon &mdash; in several years. The city plans to spend $1.83 million getting it back in shape.

June 19, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

The story of the salmon is the story of the Chinook Indian Nation. In Spring 2002, that story started getting told like clockwork — every day at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. — by a recorded voice and moving mechanical display set halfway up the face of the Salmon… Read story

Outsiders Inn Safe Stay location No. 3 opens at 415 W. 11th St., in downtown Vancouver.

Vancouver made homelessness response a ‘clear priority’ with emergency declaration

Outsiders Inn Safe Stay location No. 3 opens at 415 W. 11th St., in downtown Vancouver.

June 19, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

It’s been eight months since the Vancouver City Council declared homelessness to be a civil emergency. City officials say the decision has ramped up the city’s response. Read story