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Clark Public Utilities grounds maintenance workers Winston Matz, left, and Riley Luke use their truck, which uses renewable diesel, to help clear leaves at the utility’s operations center in Orchards on Wednesday afternoon. The utility has been gradually transitioning its fleet to more fuel-efficient, lower-emission and easier-to-maintain vehicles.

Clark Public Utilities takes steps to improve sustainability, efficiency of its vehicle fleet

Clark Public Utilities grounds maintenance workers Winston Matz, left, and Riley Luke use their truck, which uses renewable diesel, to help clear leaves at the utility’s operations center in Orchards on Wednesday afternoon. The utility has been gradually transitioning its fleet to more fuel-efficient, lower-emission and easier-to-maintain vehicles.

January 10, 2019, 6:04am Clark County News

Over the weekend, when power outages cut electricity to around 70,000 customers, Clark Public Utilities only needed a single mechanic out and about to keep the utility’s fleet of vehicles running, utility fleet manager Paul Chamberlain said. Read story

Girl hit by minivan in Salmon Creek

January 9, 2019, 4:44pm Clark County News

A minivan struck a girl Wednesday afternoon in Salmon Creek, sending her to the hospital and blocking nearby roads. Read story

Medical problem cited in crash on Interstate 5

January 8, 2019, 7:56pm Clark County News

A driver’s medical problem led to a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Interstate 5 in Vancouver and sent him to the hospital. Read story

Battle Ground is the first of several local cities to be honored with a vinyl wrap on a C-Tran bus.

C-Tran unveils first bus with vinyl wrap celebrating Clark County cities

Battle Ground is the first of several local cities to be honored with a vinyl wrap on a C-Tran bus.

January 7, 2019, 8:10pm Clark County News

C-Tran unveiled the first of its buses bearing new designs celebrating cities in its service area Monday in Battle Ground, the first city to get the vinyl bus wrap treatment. Read story

Overloaded power lines fall in this image from video captured late Saturday night by Melissa Martin. The arcing lines were high-voltage Bonneville Power Administration transmission lines.

Potent windstorm causes widespread outages, sewage spill

Overloaded power lines fall in this image from video captured late Saturday night by Melissa Martin. The arcing lines were high-voltage Bonneville Power Administration transmission lines.

January 6, 2019, 10:23am Clark County News

A windstorm knocked out power to more than 70,000 customers overnight and caused a sewage spill that has closed the Salmon Creek Greenway Trail. Read story

Fire that starts in Woodland kitchen displaces homeowner

January 3, 2019, 8:01pm Clark County News

A Thursday night fire thoroughly damaged the kitchen and other parts of a house in Woodland. Read story

Christopher North, a former Clark County corrections deputy, is taken into custody Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, after pleading guilty in Clark County Superior Court to sexually assaulting two female inmates.

Ex-jail deputy pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

Christopher North, a former Clark County corrections deputy, is taken into custody Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, after pleading guilty in Clark County Superior Court to sexually assaulting two female inmates.

January 3, 2019, 5:53pm Clark County News

A former Clark County corrections deputy pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting two women detained at the Clark County Jail in 2017. Read story

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Vancouver motorcyclist dies in crash on Highway 14

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January 2, 2019, 8:39pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man died Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle struck a guardrail on state Highway 14 in Skamania County east of Washougal. Read story

Clark County burn ban lifted

January 2, 2019, 4:46pm Clark County News

Better air quality and a windy forecast prompted the the Southwest Clean Air Agency to lift Wednesday the burn ban over Clark County. Read story

Calendar collector Cyrilla Gleason holds a historical art calendar from 1945. Its days are compatible with the 2018 calendar.

The years repeat themselves, at least on calendar pages

Calendar collector Cyrilla Gleason holds a historical art calendar from 1945. Its days are compatible with the 2018 calendar.

December 31, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Life

The new year is upon us, but thanks to a feature of the Gregorian calendar, what’s old may be new again and the past present, as the grids repeat periodically. Read story