Vancouver Lake Closed to Swimmers

Vancouver Lake Regional Park remains open, but due to the elevated bacteria levels is closed to swimming and wading. People who fish at the lake should take precautions to avoid water contact.

Clark County to Host Reserve Deputy Recruitment Program

Have you ever considered a career in law enforcement? Or just looking to volunteer in your community in a meaningful and exciting way? Working as a reserve deputy is a rewarding experience that can also be an opportunity to explore the possibility of a full time career in law enforcement. It is also ideal for professional adults interested in public safety and service to the community but are unable to commit to a full time law enforcement career.

Santa’s Posse Wrapping Up and Delivering Christmas Joy

As you are getting ready to wrap up your own holiday shopping, consider joining Santa’s Posse Wrapping Party and help bring the joy of Christmas to those in need in our community.

There is a Santa’s Wrapping Party and help is needed to wrap gifts and assemble food boxes for approximately 1,000 families.

Public Safety Day Entertains and Educates

The annual Public Safety Day at the Clark County Fairgrounds is a fun community event that entertains as well as educates! Bring the whole family for a fun-filled afternoon with plenty of activities for kids, health and safety information, hot dogs, chips and pop, and a demo from the K-9 Unit!

Business Account Managers

At Live! Local Media, it started with a simple idea… use digital media to better connect the community.

That idea is working. Now, the team that brings you ClarkCountyLive.com is seeking dynamic, passionate, and engaged people to help us expand our distribution of digital solutions in the local business community.

Here’s your chance to be part of the team that makes a difference in our community.

Free Showing of Home Alone at Kiggins Theatre

Join Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) for Disaster Movie Night and enjoy a free showing of the movie Home Alone at the Kiggins Theatre on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 7:00 pm.

Clark County Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Respect. Honor. Remember. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office, along with local law enforcement agencies, invites the community to attend the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the courtyard of the Clark County Public Service Center. (13th Street and Franklin, Vancouver, WA.)

Help Protect the K9’s that Help Protect Us

Sadly, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has lost multiple police K9 service dogs due to line of duty deaths.

* 1987, Clark County Sheriff’s Office K9 Brie was killed in the line of duty; Brie’s handler was Deputy Dennis Meats
* May 1990, Clark County Sheriff’s Office K9 Lucky was killed in the line of duty; Lucky’s handler was Deputy Tom Mitchum
* April 2, 2011, Clark County Sheriff’s Office K9 Kane was killed in the line of duty; Kane’s handler was Deputy Rick Osborne

These dogs were heroes in every sense of the word, and their loss was significant to all those who served with them. Now, we have an opportunity to help protect those who serve.

Clark County Government Launches New Website

Visitors to the Clark County website should notice a big change since the updated site debuted last week. The renovation brings a fresh, new look and an upgraded platform to make the site easier to use and maintain. Navigation is organized to increase the focus on tasks users need to complete or services they wish to receive. For example, if residents need Animal Control, they will no longer need to search the A-Z index or know that Community Development provides that service. Just click “Services” or “How do I…” on the main menu for a convenient list of tasks and services.

Rural Growth Plan Alternatives Seek Public Input

Clark County has scheduled two public meetings to introduce the proposed rural growth plan alternative.

The public meetings are scheduled to provide information and request citizen feedback on a newly revised proposal for the rural component of the next growth management plan. The meetings are to be held in an open-house format, and are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Citizen Volunteers, NOW time is Now

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is hosting an informational meeting for the NOW (Neighbors on Watch) Citizen Volunteer program on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the West Precinct (Public Safety Complex) located at 505 NW 179th Street, just west of the Fairgrounds.

NOW volunteers receive specialized training and patrol in pairs throughout the county looking for suspicious activity in areas where property crimes are frequent, attend community events, and participate in other assignments as needed.

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