By Eric Florip March 2, 2015 8:11 p.m.
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.
By Eric Florip February 24, 2015 7:24 p.m.
Already facing a key juncture that will determine its financial future, the Columbia River Gorge Commission has reached another turning point.
By Eric Florip February 22, 2015 6 a.m.
AMBOY — As Judy Steigmann and her three brothers walked up to an old white house near Amboy, memories starting pouring out.
By Eric Florip February 21, 2015 6 a.m.
The boost in highway spending in Washington since 2003 has significantly altered the transportation landscape in Clark County.
By Eric Florip February 15, 2015 6 a.m.
The proposal by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies to build an oil transfer terminal in Vancouver has commanded a lot of attention, and for good reason — if built, it would be the largest facility of its kind in the United States.
By Eric Florip February 7, 2015 5:39 p.m.
A group plans to rally outside the Clark County Public Service Center on Tuesday morning to protest a proposal to display the words "In God We Trust" in the county's main public hearing room.
By Eric Florip February 6, 2015 7:38 p.m.
A series of storms is expected to drench Clark County and much of the West Coast this weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. Low-elevation areas including Vancouver could see up to 1.5 inches of rain by Monday, with the surrounding hills registering even higher totals, forecasters said.
By Eric Florip January 28, 2015 7:20 p.m.
Clark County councilors next month will consider a proposal to prominently display the words "In God We Trust" in the county's main public hearing room.
By Eric Florip January 5, 2015 6:29 p.m.
A coalition of public and private organizations in Clark County is calling for a "comprehensive revenue package" for the state's transportation needs, and assurance that adequate money will come back to projects in Southwest Washington.
By Eric Florip January 3, 2015 4:57 p.m.
When crews finished repainting both spans of the North Fork Lewis River Bridge recently, it added years of life to the aging structure that carries Interstate 5 across the Clark-Cowlitz county line.
By Eric Florip December 22, 2014 9:07 p.m.
Columbia Land Trust on Monday announced the conservation of more than 3,000 acres of forestland near Mount St. Helens, the latest phase in an ongoing effort by the organization to prevent development in the area.
By Eric Florip December 10, 2014 7:01 p.m.
Clark County Commissioner David Madore on Wednesday suggested cutting off county funding to the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council, citing a "continuous track record of the RTC dismissing the leadership of the county."
By Eric Florip December 8, 2014 6 a.m.
Cheryl Strayed never ventured into Washington during the hike depicted in her best-selling memoir "Wild."
By Eric Florip December 4, 2014 9:38 a.m.
Clark County commissioners on Wednesday voted to file a court injunction against C-Tran, alleging the agency didn’t properly notice a November committee meeting that rearranged the C-Tran board’s membership.
By Eric Florip November 27, 2014 2:43 p.m.
The Washington State Department of Transportation has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former employee who alleged gender discrimination within the agency's regional office in Vancouver, according to the law firm who represents the woman.