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Clark County economic recovery begins to clock in
January sees county bounce back from Great Recession's job losses; swan song of iconic businesses leaves a sad sting Ever since the Great Recession was declared officially over on Sept.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Clark County neighborhood crime count
Vancouver has made strides in revitalizing its city center. Each year, there are more downtown events, and more residents and retailers are expected in the years to come.
In Our View: Cheers & Jeers
Cheers: Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention, but it also might be the mother of a new medical school in Washington.
Try This: Earth Day, away
The Clark Public Utilities StreamTeam hosts its 15th annual Earth Day celebration, with more than 40 organizations participating in the EcoFair.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Ceremony marks start of POW-MIA memorial
Dozens of veterans showed up Friday morning to celebrate the laying of the first stone at Vancouver's new memorial to prisoners of war and military personnel who went missing in action.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Three agents arrested in fugitive recovery operation gone wrong
Two fugitive recovery agents and a former bail agent are facing criminal charges for invading a Vancouver home late March 20 and handcuffing at least two occupants who were inside.
YMCA grand reopening features Healthy Kids Day
Kids can exercise minds and bodies and everyone can check out the remodeled Clark County Family YMCA on April 26. The Y has just wrapped up an $8 million renovation that dramatically upgraded its offerings.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Man gets 22 months for high-speed chase
A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to 22 months in prison for a crime spree Feb. 19 that ended with a high-speed police pursuit from Salmon Creek to west Vancouver's Uptown Village.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Opposition to mining runs deep on Livingston Mountain
Months after the Clark County Planning Commission recommended not to expand mining zones through Livingston Mountain, the issue will come back before the county Thursday at a joint meeting of the planning commission and the board of commissioners.
Washougal postpones vote on tax credit program
Varying opinions regarding a New Markets Tax Credit program have led the Washougal City Council to defer additional discussions and a possible vote by two weeks.
Vancouver man IDed as fatal motorcycle crash victim
The initial investigation indicates that James Luden, 54, was riding a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle west on Padden Parkway and had stopped, waiting for a left turn signal onto southbound Northeast 94th Avenue about 4 p.m., according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sheriff's Office: Woman struck ex-boyfriend with car
A Woodland woman is accused of striking her ex-boyfriend with her vehicle after she saw him at a party in Brush Prairie early Thursday talking to a 17-year-old girl.
No Charge In Upskirt Photo Of Vancouver Teacher
The Clark County sheriff's office says a Vancouver high school student who used his cellphone to take a photo up a teacher's dress will not be charged.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Wal-Mart in Orchards?
Just as Wal-Mart prepares to open its second Neighborhood Market in Vancouver and its third Clark County Supercenter in Battle Ground, the giant retailer appears to be moving forward with plans for a long-mothballed project in Orchards.
Live fire training set for Friday in Battle Ground
Clark County Fire & Rescue will do a live fire training exercise from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at 801 E. Main St. in Battle Ground.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Bellingham woman, 48, in critical condition after deadly crash near Ridgefield
A Bellingham woman remained in critical condition Wednesday, April 9, after a crash this week that left one man dead on Interstate 5 in Clark County.
Courts clogged with self-represented defendants
More cash-strapped defendants have been acting as their own attorneys since the economy tanked, clogging courts in southwest Washington as they try to traverse a complex legal system.
The following are local land-use proposals. Clark County or the city listed may rate them in three categories: nonsignificant, no environmental impact study needed; nonsignificant, provided proponents meet certain conditions; and significant, requiring an environmental impact study.
Washington's AG seeks to commit a 60-year-old sex offender, arguing...
A civil trial is underway in Clark County Superior Court to determine if a 60-year-old man, who has served his sentence for a 1988 child molestation conviction, should now be involuntarily committed to a state mental health institution as a sexually violent predator.
Arts district expected soon for downtown Vancouver
The Vancouver City Council is poised to adopt a resolution creating the Vancouver Arts District at its meeting April 28. The approval would make downtown Vancouver home to the county's first designated arts district and bring to life an idea first floated in 1997.