Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Oct. 27, 2021

Linkedin Pinterest
A Bonneville Power Administration substation to the east of Interstate 5 is pictured near Hazel Dell on Friday morning. The Northwest Power and Conservation Council, which oversees BPA's long-term growth, recently released its draft 2021 Northwest Power Plan for public comment.

Northwest Power and Conservation Council sets aggressive targets for renewable energy

A Bonneville Power Administration substation to the east of Interstate 5 is pictured near Hazel Dell on Friday morning. The Northwest Power and Conservation Council, which oversees BPA's long-term growth, recently released its draft 2021 Northwest Power Plan for public comment.

October 2, 2021, 6:04am Business

The Northwest Power and Conservation Council has published its draft 2021 Northwest Power Plan, which will guide the development of the Bonneville Power Administration and the regional power grid through 2027. Read story

A developer has submitted preliminary plans to build a 250-unit affordable apartment complex at the site of the Park Hill Center.

Developers plan 250-unit apartment complex in Vancouver’s Heights District

A developer has submitted preliminary plans to build a 250-unit affordable apartment complex at the site of the Park Hill Center.

October 1, 2021, 6:05am Business

Less than two months after the Vancouver City Council reopened the door for development in the Heights District, the first potential project has come knocking. Read story

Sewer work will close part of N.E. 99th Street

September 29, 2021, 5:46am Clark County News

A stretch of Northeast 99th Street between Northeast 105th Avenue and 107th Avenue will close for the winter due to a sewer construction project, according to a press release from the Clark Regional Wastewater District. Read story

Vancouver-based Molecular Testing Labs unveils hepatitis C test

September 29, 2021, 5:45am Business

Vancouver-based Molecular Testing Labs announced Tuesday it will release a new hepatitis C test that uses dried blood samples from finger pricks rather than an intravenous blood draw. Read story

Guests wear masks as they gather near C-Tran buses at the Mill Plain Bus Rapid Transit groundbreaking event Tuesday afternoon. The $50 million project will add Clark County's second bus rapid transit line following the Vine, which debuted in 2017.

C-Tran breaks ground on Vancouver’s second bus rapid transit linevideo icon

Guests wear masks as they gather near C-Tran buses at the Mill Plain Bus Rapid Transit groundbreaking event Tuesday afternoon. The $50 million project will add Clark County's second bus rapid transit line following the Vine, which debuted in 2017.

September 28, 2021, 7:39pm Business

C-Tran’s second bus rapid transit line is officially on the way. Read story

Guests file into a home at the Northwest Natural Parade of Homes on Wednesday in Felida. Some of the featured homes this year include Hardie Textured Panels, a new type of exterior siding that mimics the texture of stucco rather than wood.

Felida home show spotlights stucco-style siding

Guests file into a home at the Northwest Natural Parade of Homes on Wednesday in Felida. Some of the featured homes this year include Hardie Textured Panels, a new type of exterior siding that mimics the texture of stucco rather than wood.

September 27, 2021, 6:06am Business

Visitors arriving at this year’s Northwest Natural Parade of Homes in Felida are likely to notice an exceptionally wide range of exterior finishes on the new lineup of houses. Three of the seven houses in the lineup are partially or fully outfitted with Hardie Textured Panels, a new exterior finish… Read story

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday.

Health care unions say Washington hospitals ‘on the brink of a crisis’

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday.

September 26, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Washington hospitals have spent the past month enduring the largest wave yet of COVID-19 cases, and the surge is prompting health care worker unions to issue renewed calls for hospitals to take additional steps to combat burnout, retain existing caregivers and maintain their overall staff levels. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Building planned in east Vancouver; tenant unknown

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

September 22, 2021, 6:03am Business

A developer has submitted a preliminary application to construct a roughly 600,000-square-foot warehouse with multiple truck loading bays in east Vancouver. There is no listed tenant lined up for the property, but the project bears some of the hallmarks of a potential Amazon distribution facility. Read story

Driver Connie Pickering pulls into the Vancouver Clinic with Bennye Wright, a Vancouver woman who uses the Human Services Council's senior transportation program.

Vancouver Clinic expands to Oregon

Driver Connie Pickering pulls into the Vancouver Clinic with Bennye Wright, a Vancouver woman who uses the Human Services Council's senior transportation program.

September 22, 2021, 5:56am Business

Vancouver Clinic is planning to expand its footprint to Oregon, opening a new line of medical offices under the brand name Enliven by Vancouver Clinic. Read story

A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office is aiming to settle on a single recommended configuration for a replacement bridge in January.

Lawmakers review Interstate 5 Bridge progress

A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office is aiming to settle on a single recommended configuration for a replacement bridge in January.

September 19, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Business

The bistate legislative committee of Oregon and Washington lawmakers overseeing the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program held its first meeting in four months on Friday, reviewing the project office’s progress over the summer. Read story