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The Christmas Ship Parade organizers have cancelled a planned parade near Camas and Washougal Saturday night due to high winds, but there are plenty of other parades scheduled through Dec.

Weather halts Saturday’s Christmas Ship Parade near Camas, Washougal

The Christmas Ship Parade organizers have cancelled a planned parade near Camas and Washougal Saturday night due to high winds, but there are plenty of other parades scheduled through Dec.

December 5, 2020, 4:01pm Latest News

Saturday night's planned Christmas Ship Parade near Camas and Washougal was canceled due to high winds, according to the group that organizes the parades. The group posted a notice to its website and on social media Saturday afternoon. Read story

Port of Vancouver approves 2021 budget

December 3, 2020, 6:02am Business

The Port of Vancouver commission unanimously approved its 2021 operating budget during its regular meeting last week. Read story

The Rusty Grape Vineyard in Battle Ground has announced that it will resume operations, a couple of weeks after the owners announced that they were shutting their doors temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rusty Grape has reopening plans

The Rusty Grape Vineyard in Battle Ground has announced that it will resume operations, a couple of weeks after the owners announced that they were shutting their doors temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 3, 2020, 6:01am Business

The Rusty Grape Vineyard in Battle Ground has announced that it will resume operations, a couple of weeks after the owners announced that they were shutting their doors temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

A nearly empty parking lot is seen at the Frito Lay factory in Fruit Valley on Tuesday morning, December 1, 2020.

Frito-Lay in Vancouver closes due to COVID-19 outbreak

A nearly empty parking lot is seen at the Frito Lay factory in Fruit Valley on Tuesday morning, December 1, 2020.

December 1, 2020, 6:00pm Business

Frito-Lay confirmed Tuesday that it had temporarily closed its manufacturing and distribution facility in Vancouver’s Fruit Valley neighborhood due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among the plant’s staff. Read story

Pacific Lifestyle Homes offers new community in Orchards

December 1, 2020, 6:04am Business

Vancouver-based Pacific Lifestyle Homes announced Monday that it has broken ground on a new north Orchards development called Plateau Manor. Pacific Lifestyle will build 82 of the planned 93 homes in the community. Read story

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

Interstate 5 Bridge steering replacement group lays out plan for advisory, equity groups

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

November 30, 2020, 5:35pm Clark County News

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Executive Steering Group — composed of representatives from regional governments and agencies — held its second meeting Monday, laying out a six-week timetable to recruit members for a Community Advisory Group and an Equity Advisory Group. Read story

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver. C-Tran's first bus rapid transit line debuted on Fourth Plain Boulevard in 2017, and construction is slated to start next year on a second line along Mill Plain Boulevard.

C-Tran prepares for second Vine route on Mill Plain in Vancouver

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver. C-Tran's first bus rapid transit line debuted on Fourth Plain Boulevard in 2017, and construction is slated to start next year on a second line along Mill Plain Boulevard.

November 29, 2020, 6:05am Business

It’s been nearly four years since the first Vine buses began rolling up and down Fourth Plain Boulevard, marking C-Tran’s first foray into the world of Bus Rapid Transit. Read story

Eric Klopman of Klopman Farms walks through rows of noble firs while gearing up for Christmas tree season in Washougal. Tree farms are mostly outdoor operations, so it's relatively straightforward to add COVID-19 safety measures.

Christmas tree farms stand tall in Clark County

Eric Klopman of Klopman Farms walks through rows of noble firs while gearing up for Christmas tree season in Washougal. Tree farms are mostly outdoor operations, so it's relatively straightforward to add COVID-19 safety measures.

November 28, 2020, 6:06am Business

After a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every business and industry, Clark County’s Christmas tree farm owners are preparing for their turn at navigating the new normal. Read story

Jennifer Lindsay and her daughter Elsa, 11, talk with an Old Navy employee as they wait in a socially distanced line on Friday at Vancouver Mall. Black Friday shoppers were a bit less numerous than usual in the morning, but foot traffic picked up in the afternoon.

Vancouver shoppers enjoy more low-key Black Friday

Jennifer Lindsay and her daughter Elsa, 11, talk with an Old Navy employee as they wait in a socially distanced line on Friday at Vancouver Mall. Black Friday shoppers were a bit less numerous than usual in the morning, but foot traffic picked up in the afternoon.

November 27, 2020, 7:16pm Business

Pam Stout and Sheri Kerr began their Black Friday at 6 a.m., heading to Fred Meyer for its annual sock sale, and the two shoppers found a vastly different experience with no crowds. Read story

Sara Scheetz hands Thanksgiving dinners to a drive-thru visitor at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day meal service was restructured this year for delivery and curbside service.

Clark County restaurants, groups provide Thanksgiving meals

Sara Scheetz hands Thanksgiving dinners to a drive-thru visitor at WareHouse '23 in Vancouver. The restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day meal service was restructured this year for delivery and curbside service.

November 26, 2020, 4:39pm Clark County News

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a lot of changes to Thanksgiving this year, but multiple Clark County restaurants and organizations still found ways to provide their usual holiday meal services for families in need. Read story