Clark Public Utilities reinstates solar program

August 26, 2017 by  

Residents of Vancouver and Clark County considering solar panels have another reason to look at the technology. The Board of Commissioners of Clark Public Utilities has lifted the hold it had placed on registrations for new renewable energy systems. [Read more]

Downtown businesses band together to car event

July 12, 2017 by  

Vancouver, Washington, is known to residents as the ‘Couve’ and they can look forward to a celebration of hot rods and muscle cars known as ‘Cruise the Couve’. However, the annual event might not be on the schedule this year were it [Read more]

Vancouver’s Terminal 1 wins initial approval

June 6, 2017 by  

On May 25, 2017, Sharon Rice, a hearing examiner for the Vancouver City Council, approved plans devised by the Port of Vancouver for its waterfront development. The port’s proposed Terminal 1 project would site a hotel, offices, apartments, and a public market beside the Columbia River. [Read more]

Vancouver to bid farewell to century-old tree

May 30, 2017 by  

A huge silver maple is going to be cut down by the City of Vancouver, according to an article in The Columbian.

The tree, which is approximately 100 years old, stands [Read more]

Vancouver wants to ramp up its curbs

April 22, 2017 by  

The City of Vancouver is planning work on its infrastructure this summer, and will refinish many of its streets. Before that, however, it plans to modify over 160 curbs, putting ramps at the corners to bring them into compliance with the [Read more]

New apartments proposed for Vancouver

March 22, 2017 by  

Wilson Architects, a Vancouver-based developer, has filed pre-application documents with the city for a project it proposes in the Fircrest neighborhood.

According to Wilson, it wants to [Read more]

Vancouver welcomes new brewpub

January 11, 2017 by  

Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) has opened its third area brewpub, this time in Clark County, making it the first of its pubs outside Portland, according to an article in The Columbian.

According to co-founder Christian Ettinger, who [Read more]

Vancouver starts working on Prop. 1

December 30, 2016 by  

In November, Vancouver residents approved an increase in the property tax in order address the problem of affordable housing in the city, and city officials met this month to start the process of figuring out how to use the new [Read more]

Local eatery provides free Thanksgiving to many

November 27, 2016 by  

Restauranteur Donnie Vercher fed hundreds of homeless people a Thanksgiving meal on November 19 at his restaurant on Fourth Plain Boulevard in Vancouver, according to an article in The Columbian.

Vercher got the [Read more]

Extra walking tours scheduled in Vancouver

October 4, 2016 by  

Spirit Tales, the popular walking tours that take visitors through the oldest neighborhood in Vancouver, are set to take place throughout October.

Last year, two tours were [Read more]

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