Author: Shari Phiel

County council debates Lacamas Lake plan, agreement with Camas

A land management plan for Lacamas Lake elicited a lengthy discussion by the Clark County Council during its Wednesday meeting. The lake is frequently found to have elevated bacteria levels, with […]

County council looks to limit ‘abusive’ public comments

“Abusive comments” from some members of the public have the Clark County Council considering whether to change the public comment portion of its meetings. The issue arose recently after one caller, […]

Conservative gathering brings controversial guest speakers to Clark County

This year’s Great Northwest Awakening event hosted by Patriots United is being held Oct. 21 at the Clark County Event Center. The all-day event features conservative pundits, motivational speakers, musicians […]

Local businesses awarded apprenticeship grants

Two Clark County businesses were among dozens to receive grants from the state’s Labor and Industries department. Tradesmen Electric in Battle Ground and Frontier Electrical in Vancouver were among the […]

Letter to support I-5 bridge grant a challenge for county council

A letter in support of a $2.9 billion grant application for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Project proved to be a stumbling block for the Clark County Council. The letter, which came […]

Letter from county employee raises question of bias

A letter sent to the Battle Ground City Council is raising a few eyebrows. The letter comes from Max Booth, who was recently named chief building official for Clark County […]

County council changes meeting schedule

Anyone planning to attend a Clark County Council meeting should be aware the council recently changed its meetings schedule. Because council meetings often run for three or four hours long, and […]

County council considers employment forecast

The Clark County Council on Wednesday moved forward with the next step in updating the county’s Comprehensive Growth Management Plan by reviewing employment projections for the next 20 years. Community Development […]

County Board of Health gets an earful on Covid-19 mandates

It seems as most people are eagerly moving on from the Covid-19 pandemic that shut down the world, a small but vocal group of locals opposed to mask, vaccine and […]

Planning commissioners’ comments elicit complaint

Comments made by Clark County Planning Commission members during a June 15 meeting could land at least one member in hot water. One resident said they will be filing a formal […]

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