Skies cleared Monday after the light rainfall over the weekend and we are now well into an extended dry and warm spell. Highs Monday rose about 10 degrees from Sunday, and today we will rise about 10 degrees from Monday and then see another 10- degree rise on Wednesday. Temperatures will peak on Thursday.
Starting next year, a new company will operate and maintain Vancouver's two wastewater treatment plants and industrial food-waste pretreatment lagoon under a 10-year contract the City Council approved Monday.
A Vancouver man who allegedly ran naked with a knife through Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood, prompting a two-hour police standoff Sunday afternoon, made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court.