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ICE Presence Creates Chill At Clark County Courthouse

The Columbian | Sept. 19, 2017 1:55 p.m.

Some attorneys say Immigration and Customs Enforcement presence at Clark County courthouses discourages accessing the judicial system.

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Clark County Council Abruptly Terminates Manager

OPB | May 12, 2017 6:06 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

In a surprise move, the Clark County Council has voted not to renew County Manager Mark McCauley’s contract, which was scheduled to terminate at the end of the year.

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Pierce County, Washington, Sues Jail's Health Care Provider

AP | April 1, 2017 2:32 p.m. | Seattle

Pierce, Cowlitz, Clark and Kitsap are among the counties facing lawsuits that allege inmates received poor or questionable medical care while being held at the jails.

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Herrera Beutler Announces Opposition To Republican Health Care Bill

OPB | March 23, 2017 10:43 a.m. | Portland

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, a Republican congresswoman from Clark County, says she can't support the sweeping health care bill sponsored by her party's leadership.

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Oregon GOP Chair | Young Republican | Malheur Pretrial | Clark County Board

OPB | July 20, 2016 noon

We talk to the chair of the Oregon GOP and a young Republican at the RNC. Then, it's pretrial hearings for the Malheur refuge occupiers and the latest on political drama in Clark County.

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Vancouver Schools Chief Named Superintendent Of The Year

OPB | Dec. 1, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Steven Webb has been superintendent of Vancouver Public Schools since 2008.

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Clark County To Discuss Growth Management Options

OPB | Nov. 20, 2015 3:03 p.m.

Clark County Councilors will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the how they’ll proceed with the county’s growth management plan.

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Voter Primer: Southwest Washington's Nov. 3 Election

OPB | Oct. 30, 2015 10:45 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

This week voters in southwest Washington will elect candidates for mayor, city council, ports and county commissioners.

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Q&A: Understanding Contested Local Races On Southwest Washington Ballots

OPB | July 31, 2015 9:38 a.m.

Voters in Washington state are in the midst of a primary election. In Southwest Washington, a number of local issues have made this a particularly contested ballot.

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Does "In God We Trust" Belong On Government Buildings?

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.

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Clark County Considers A New Charter

OPB | Oct. 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: Clark County has a new charter on the ballot this November that would change how its regional government operates.

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County Commission Race In Washington Draws Big Money

OPB | Oct. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Vancouver-based OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about an unusual influx of cash in the Clark County Commissioner race.

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Clark County Releases Proposed Changes To Charter

OPB | May 30, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: Voters will be asked to weigh in on a rearrangement of county government that would also cut commissioners' salaries in half.

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Are Defendants Paying Too Much In Court Fees?

OPB | Feb. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Defendants found guilty in criminal cases in Clark County, Washington are paying far more in court fees than their peers around the state.

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Gay Couples Register For Marriage Licenses

OPB | Dec. 6, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Marriage licenses for same sex couples will be issued in Washington State starting this Thursday.

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Deaths at Clark County Jail

OPB | July 23, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Four inmates have died in the Clark County Jail this year, including two suicides that took place in July.