Latest Clark County Stories

2008-07-23 15:01:12

By Courtney Sherwood, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 23--Northwest Natural's Clark County gas customers may be sweating their bills when they turn on the heat this winter.

2008-07-20 00:00:26

By Michael Andersen, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 19--How to summarize a two-hour debate between seven candidates with three party affiliations running for one county commissioner's seat, all in 1,100 words? Why not start by giving them two words each? Craig Williams: green economics.

2008-07-14 06:00:21

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Nevada wilderness advocates have launched a new drive for Congress to designate more federally protected land in Clark County, and are targeting Rep. Jon Porter to take a lead on what could be a controversial issue.

2008-07-10 15:00:18

By Cami Joner, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 10--Clark County foreclosure filings inched up in June from May and remained well above the total for June 2007, according to a national report issued Tuesday.

2008-07-09 15:00:19

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 9--Critics of a new Columbia River crossing have long argued that a planned replacement bridge on Interstate 5 will degrade the environment and fuel more urban sprawl.

2008-06-30 15:02:34

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 30--Clark County residents who throw their food scraps into the garbage may have a simple and environmentally benign alternative within the next few years.

2008-06-24 18:02:34

By Melissa Moody, The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind. Jun. 24--The Clark County Council unanimously agreed Monday to a request from Circuit Court Judge Abe Navarro to rescind a previous vote allowing him to reallocate his staff's salaries.

2008-06-20 15:00:15

By Michael Andersen, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 20--A Clark County judge this week upheld the approval of a proposed asphalt plant on a Brush Prairie pasture, the latest defeat for neighbors who have fought the plan for eight years.

2008-06-16 21:00:12

By KATHIE DURBIN WOODLAND - Clark County and the Washington Department of Ecology are headed for a high-stakes showdown over new stormwater rules, and the 2009 Legislature may be called on to referee.

2008-06-13 21:00:06

By CAMI JONER Foreclosure filings in Clark County declined in May from the month earlier, but remained well above the total in May 2007, according to a report from RealtyTrac, a national real estate data firm based in California.

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