The fossil fuel industry’s influence in the Port of Vancouver Commission District 1 election didn’t end when Vancouver Energy contributed a quarter-million dollars to the campaign fund of candidate Kris Greene.
Former Washington state Sen. Al Bauer and his neighbors have a front-row seat to the heavy traffic that builds up on Salmon Creek Avenue after classes are finished at Washington State University Vancouver and the evening commute begins.
Any other time of day, it takes Diane Hassett about two minutes to drive the two miles between Southeast 164th Avenue and the Interstate 205 interchanges on state Highway 14; but during her morning commute, it’s 20 minutes — and that’s if everything goes right.
Artist Christian Barrios doesn’t live along East Fourth Plain Boulevard anymore, but he still feels a connection to his old neighborhood. So when he saw an opportunity to brighten up the corridor with a mural, he jumped on it.
In an ongoing lawsuit brought by several environmental groups, the Port of Vancouver will have to better account for seven executive-session meetings it held related to the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal.
To the uninitiated, composting may seem as simple as tossing old vegetables into a hole and letting nature do the rest, but a true expert will say there is more nuance behind crafting a nutritious substrate.
Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey has dismissed a challenge to Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners candidate Don Orange’s voter registration, meaning that the oil terminal opponent will appear on the November ballot.
A Vancouver woman made her case against Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners candidate Don Orange’s residency during a voter challenge hearing Wednesday, but it’ll be a few days before Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey makes a decision.
Scientists have been listening to Mount St. Helens for decades, and yet the rumbling volcano still holds many secrets about its subterranean activities. However, a recent experiment using a new generation of highly sensitive seismometers might reveal more about what’s happening beneath the surface.