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In this 2009 photo, Jeff Jolley, then with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, holds a Western pearlshell mussel found in Salmon Creek.

Protecting freshwater mussels a growing concern

In this 2009 photo, Jeff Jolley, then with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, holds a Western pearlshell mussel found in Salmon Creek.

November 12, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

Odds are good you didn’t even known freshwater mussels are native to the rivers and streams of the Pacific Northwest — including those that run right through the heart of Clark County. Read story

Residents gathered the Port of Ridgefield on Tuesday to see officials pull out a tractor trailer for Lake River. The semi had rolled into the river after being hit by a Union Pacific train on tracks nearby.

Train strikes tractor-trailer hauling vehicles in Ridgefield

Residents gathered the Port of Ridgefield on Tuesday to see officials pull out a tractor trailer for Lake River. The semi had rolled into the river after being hit by a Union Pacific train on tracks nearby.

November 6, 2018, 10:45am Clark County News

RIDGEFIELD — A Union Pacific train collided with a tractor-trailer that was high-centered on railroad tracks near the Port of Ridgefield early Tuesday morning. Read story

Vehicles traveling east on state Highway 500 stop at the intersection with Falk Road during rush hour.

Highway 500 work set for weekend

Vehicles traveling east on state Highway 500 stop at the intersection with Falk Road during rush hour.

November 6, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

There’s a Russian idiom that translates to “the first crepe always comes out wrong,” meaning a person has to try more than once to succeed. Read story

WSUV researcher studies climate, drought

November 5, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

The world’s most catastrophic drought and subsequently deadly famine of the last 800 years was less than a century and a half ago. Read story

Heidi Cody, a climate change activist, comes equipped with literature in support of Initiative 1631.

Proponents of I-1631 say schools could be among beneficiaries

Heidi Cody, a climate change activist, comes equipped with literature in support of Initiative 1631.

November 2, 2018, 5:57pm Clark County News

Less than 10 years ago, the Camas School District built two schools as efficiently as possible. But already, the compact fluorescent lighting system is outdated compared with the more efficient LED lights that are on the market. Read story

A nearly 40-pound rock fell from a cliff near Cape Horn and smashed through the windshield of Clark County resident Jade Insko’s Tesla Model 3 as he was driving along state Highway 14 on Monday morning. Insko walked away with minor cuts.

Clark County driver feels lucky after rock hits car

A nearly 40-pound rock fell from a cliff near Cape Horn and smashed through the windshield of Clark County resident Jade Insko’s Tesla Model 3 as he was driving along state Highway 14 on Monday morning. Insko walked away with minor cuts.

November 1, 2018, 8:00pm Clark County News

Jade Insko feels lucky to be alive. Read story

WSDOT isn't replacing the lights on the highway. Be sure yours are in good shape.

Burnt out streetlights leave drivers in the dark

WSDOT isn't replacing the lights on the highway. Be sure yours are in good shape.

November 1, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

Lately, local highways have appeared especially dark for nighttime drivers. Read story

A flash mob of dancers performs the “Thriller” dance Saturday afternoon during the Vancouver Farmers Market. The dancers captured the market’s attention for only a few moments and left nearly as quickly as they arrived.

Flash mob of zombies gets down to ‘Thriller’ downtown

A flash mob of dancers performs the “Thriller” dance Saturday afternoon during the Vancouver Farmers Market. The dancers captured the market’s attention for only a few moments and left nearly as quickly as they arrived.

October 27, 2018, 8:47pm Clark County News

It was a Saturday like any other at the Vancouver Farmers Market, until a groaning horde of zombies tottered in. Read story

WSP identifies woman killed after being ejected during car chase

October 27, 2018, 8:32pm Clark County News

The Washington State Patrol identified a woman who died after fleeing police near the Interstate 205/Interstate 5 split on Tuesday. Read story

A cyclist navigates through traffic on Columbia Street near the intersection with West Sixth Street, while at left in the background a car blocks the bike lane. Via the Westside Bike Mobility Project, the city is designing north-south bike routes to enable riders of varying abilities to ride between downtown Vancouver and the city’s other west-side neighborhoods.

Westside Bike Mobility Project has designs on bicycle routes

A cyclist navigates through traffic on Columbia Street near the intersection with West Sixth Street, while at left in the background a car blocks the bike lane. Via the Westside Bike Mobility Project, the city is designing north-south bike routes to enable riders of varying abilities to ride between downtown Vancouver and the city’s other west-side neighborhoods.

October 27, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

Like many suburbs, modern Vancouver was laid out with the personal automobile in mind. But now Vancouver is looking at ways to make the west side more accessible to people who want to ride a bike more often but are intimidated by the street system. Read story