We are back in our familiar weather pattern, with strong high pressure offshore. This translates into dry and mild weather for us. Overnight lows Monday night were expected to dip below freezing in the outlying areas and around the frost point in Vancouver. We will have another freeze tonight into Wednesday morning.
Two Southwest Washington senators bucked majorities in their respective parties to vote against a $15 billion transportation package on Monday. The package carves out about $160 million for a handful of highway projects in Clark County, plus $6 million in transit and rail upgrades.
Local farmers and food advocates plan to rally before the Clark County council meeting today to encourage councilors to take action they say will plant the seeds to improve local agriculture for generations to come.
Proposed oil-by-rail facilities and refinery expansions in Washington would be enough to bring nearly 20 oil trains rolling into the state every day by 2020, according to a report by the state Department of Ecology.