Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Oct. 27, 2021

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Antonio Delgado, an environmental health specialist with Clark County, tests the soil where a septic system was proposed in 2019 in Ridgefield.

Clark County Public Health proposes new fees for services

Beginning in January, Clark County residents will likely find new fees in place for Public Health environmental services such as inspections and site reviews for new wells, septic systems or…
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The homepage of the Washington Employment Security Department.

400 fewer Clark County residents employed in September

There were 400 fewer employed residents in Clark County in September, but the recovery continues on an upward trend, said Scott Bailey, regional economist for Southwest Washington.
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In July, the Vancouver City Council held its first in person meeting since going virtual after the pandemic shutdowns in March 2020. The council returned to online meetings soon after.

Stronger Vancouver to get a new approach

The city’s ambitious proposal for a more sustainable future, Stronger Vancouver, is getting more attention from city councilors as they discuss a new approach to the plan.
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The Clark County Courthouse, front, and Clark County Jail in downtown Vancouver are pictured in May 2019.

Evergreen Public Schools union’s ex-treasurer sentenced in $70,000 theft

The former treasurer of an Evergreen Public Schools employees union was sentenced Tuesday to six months for stealing $70,000 from the union’s bank account last year.

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Clark County Councilor Julie Olson and Council Chair Eileen Quiring O'Brien during a county council meeting in late 2019.

Efforts to redraw council district maps hindered by Clark County Council

With little more than two months left, the county is at long last making progress on efforts to redraw the council districts map.


The Vancouver Innovation Center is awaiting its new development. The development plans include a "dense town center" that's a 20-minute neighborhood with all the amenities that a Vancouverite would need at all hours of the day.

Vancouver Innovation Center renovations continue

Since the Vancouver Innovation Center in Fisher’s Landing was purchased by new ownership from New York, much change is happening to transform the former HP…


First responders take care of people who were inside the Boise Towne Square shopping mall when a man opened fire at the mall Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, in Boise, Idaho.

Police: Suspect in Boise mall shooting dies

The suspect in a Boise mall shooting that killed two people and injured four others has died, the Boise Police Department said Tuesday.

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to the Economic Club, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, in Washington.

Billionaire tax runs into criticism; big Biden plan in flux

The Democrats' idea for a new billionaires’ tax to help pay for President Joe Biden's social services and climate change plan has quickly run into criticism as…

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Man accused of helping son, 12, assault 12-year-old boy

A Vancouver man is accused of helping his 12-year-old son beat up another 12-year-old boy Friday at a bus stop, according to court records.

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