Senate drafting its own version of transportation budget
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, issued a statement Tuesday reiterating that the Columbia River Crossing project must meet all of its funding and permitting requirements before it is eligible for federal dollars.
After Skagit collapse, Senator believes I-5 Bridge is unsafe
Pointing out the recent collapse of the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said Friday that opponents of the Columbia River Crossing project need to stop and think about what could happen if officials fail to replace the I-5 Bridge over the Columbia River.
Its focus is to convince lawmakers project is needed now
Columbia River Crossing supporters have increased efforts in recent months to convince legislators in Olympia, and residents in Clark County, that a plan to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge needs funding now.
Housing proposal for old Evergreen gravel pit irks nearby residents
Construction company Tapani Underground has big plans for the old Evergreen gravel pit, but nearby neighborhood associations want the company to think bigger.
Several legislators from Southwest Washington agreed on one thing Monday: it's likely the Legislature will require double overtime to pass a state operating budget. They didn't agree, however, on who's responsible for the gridlock.
The I-5 Project Inc. hired group of lobbyists to fight bridge project
Three Southwest Washington companies are the top donors behind a lobbying effort to influence legislators' views on the Columbia River Crossing project.
The first of two Columbia River Crossing meetings sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard begins at 5 p.m. today.
Congresswoman says unborn baby has often fatal condition
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler recently received difficult news that the unborn baby she’s carrying has an often fatal condition affecting its kidneys and lungs.
Public invited to comment on effects on river navigation
Those passionate about the Columbia River Crossing project, mark your calendars: The U.S. Coast Guard is hosting a public meeting on the transportation project Wednesday evening at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St. in Vancouver.
Agency seeks public comment before it decides whether to permit bridge-replacement project
The U.S. Coast Guard will seek public comment about the controversial Columbia River Crossing project Wednesday evening at the Hilton Vancouver Washington hotel, 301 W. Sixth St. in Vancouver.