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DUI patrols shift into high gear for marijuana holiday

April 19, 2019, 10:39pm Clark County News

Additional state troopers and officers from local agencies will be out on the roads today for statewide emphasis patrols looking for impaired drivers. Read story

Carolyn Hayden of Vancouver chats with the bus driver as she boards C-Tran’s Route 39 on Thursday. Hayden is a veteran and she said she uses the route often to get to the VA Portland Health Care System Vancouver Campus. She routinely bakes bread for C-Tran staff, but she says she’ll stop if Route 39 is eliminated.

C-Tran’s possible elimination of Route 39 stirs anxiety, anger

Carolyn Hayden of Vancouver chats with the bus driver as she boards C-Tran’s Route 39 on Thursday. Hayden is a veteran and she said she uses the route often to get to the VA Portland Health Care System Vancouver Campus. She routinely bakes bread for C-Tran staff, but she says she’ll stop if Route 39 is eliminated.

April 19, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

Carolyn Hayden, known to some as the bread lady, has been baking bread for C-Tran staff for years, dropping off loaves at the Vancouver Mall or Fisher's Landing transit centers. Read story

Candidate emerges for Oliver’s seat on Port of Vancouver board

April 18, 2019, 9:12pm Clark County News

Vancouver accountant Dan Barnes announced this week that he will run for a seat on the Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners. Read story

Aerial view of the Lewis River near La Center.

PacifiCorp to spend $20M for fish habitat

Aerial view of the Lewis River near La Center.

April 16, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

PacifiCorp, which has more than 130,000 customers in Washington, will spend more than $20 million on habitat improvement for salmon and steelhead in the Lewis River watershed. Read story

Traffic ground to a halt northbound on Interstate 5 Monday afternoon.

Northbound lanes of Interstate Bridge close for emergency sign repair

Traffic ground to a halt northbound on Interstate 5 Monday afternoon.

April 15, 2019, 3:57pm Clark County News

The northbound lanes of the Interstate Bridge are temporarily closed for "emergency sign repair," according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. Read story

Cyclist Maurice Goudeau of Vancouver cruises past Clark College as he approaches the intersection of Fort Vancouver Way and McLoughlin Boulevard in the bike lane last week. At top, a sign near Clark College offers directions for people on two wheels as well as four.

Impact of bike lanes, parking on property values difficult to determine

Cyclist Maurice Goudeau of Vancouver cruises past Clark College as he approaches the intersection of Fort Vancouver Way and McLoughlin Boulevard in the bike lane last week. At top, a sign near Clark College offers directions for people on two wheels as well as four.

April 15, 2019, 6:04am Clark County News

The potential loss of on-street parking for protected bike lanes along Columbia Street in Vancouver has prompted Glen Yung of the Hough neighborhood to pack up and leave. Read story

Children hunt for beeping Easter eggs at the Washington State School for the Blind on Saturday morning. The Easter egg hunt used beeping eggs, for visually impaired kids, but their sighted siblings could join in.

‘I can hear them!’ Beeping Easter egg hunt brings joy

Children hunt for beeping Easter eggs at the Washington State School for the Blind on Saturday morning. The Easter egg hunt used beeping eggs, for visually impaired kids, but their sighted siblings could join in.

April 13, 2019, 6:16pm Clark County News

April Bennett and two of her boys, 3-year-old Peter and 5-year-old Joel, piled into the car and drove all the way from Seattle for Saturday’s beeping Easter egg hunt at the Washington State School for the Blind. Read story

Water moves in April 2018 through a spillway of the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River near Almota. A group of Washington utility districts, ports and business organizations are urging the state Senate to remove a $750,000 provision from its proposed state budget that would put together an advisory body to look at the question of breaching lower Snake River dams for the sake of salmon and orca.

Groups oppose plan for advisory body to look at breaching dams

Water moves in April 2018 through a spillway of the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River near Almota. A group of Washington utility districts, ports and business organizations are urging the state Senate to remove a $750,000 provision from its proposed state budget that would put together an advisory body to look at the question of breaching lower Snake River dams for the sake of salmon and orca.

April 9, 2019, 6:23pm Clark County News

A group of Washington utility districts, ports and business organizations are urging the state Senate to remove a $750,000 provision from its proposed state budget that would put together an advisory body to look at the question of breaching lower Snake River dams for the sake of salmon and orca. Read story

A view of the area, top right, where the Ascot Mining Company wants to do more exploratory drilling. This photo was taken in October 2011.

Group sues to prohibit Mount St. Helens’ drilling

A view of the area, top right, where the Ascot Mining Company wants to do more exploratory drilling. This photo was taken in October 2011.

April 9, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

A conservation group has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management over the agencies’ decision to allow exploratory drilling in the upper Green River Valley at Goat Mountain, near the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Read story

An air tanker drops retardant on a wheat field as crews battled an Eastern Washington wildfire last August.

Above-normal fire potential, four-month forecast says

An air tanker drops retardant on a wheat field as crews battled an Eastern Washington wildfire last August.

April 8, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

Early forecasting shows above-normal potential for large, costly fires west of the Cascades through spring into early summer, according to officials at the National Interagency Fire Center. Read story