Vancouver should allow nine recreational marijuana stores in town instead of six, the city's Planning Commission said this month in response to the state removing its limits on the number of pot shops.
The Clark County council appears poised today to adopt Councilor David Madore's controversial proposals on the county's 20-year growth plan, in spite of the Planning Commission recommending against them.
The most comprehensive look yet at the Port of Vancouver oil-by-rail transfer terminal proposed more than two years ago is expected to be unveiled this week. Then the rush will be on for public comment before another long period of regulatory review.
On a rainy fall day, Bill Dygert stood on the peak of a hill overlooking the East Fork of the Lewis River, waving his arm in the general direction of Mount Hood. When the weather is clear, you can see all the way to the mountain from this property just west of La Center, he said.
The Vancouver City Council approved a contract Monday that will launch construction this winter on the Grant Street pier, the centerpiece of a future $1.3 billion residential and commercial development that will rise along the Columbia River over the next several years.
An open house to discuss Clark County's growth plan update quickly turned into a question-and-answer session with county Councilor David Madore, whose involvement in the zoning proposal has been hands-on all year.