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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

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 But already, the compact fluorescent lighting system is outdated compared with the more efficient LED lights that are on the market.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

Planting over 1,000 trees goal of event

October 15, 2018, 6:04am Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities is planning to continue a yearslong restoration project along a stream in the Salmon Creek Watershed, with a big push from volunteers on the upcoming Make a Difference Day. Read story

The seasonal roadway body of water known to some as “Goodwill Lake” is a common winter feature on Northeast 117th Avenue/state Highway 503 near Northeast 87th Street in Vancouver. For years, debris has clogged the road’s drainage system, causing motorists to literally make waves as they travel. But officials say a fix is coming.

WSDOT ‘Goodwill’ Lake project wrapping up

The seasonal roadway body of water known to some as “Goodwill Lake” is a common winter feature on Northeast 117th Avenue/state Highway 503 near Northeast 87th Street in Vancouver. For years, debris has clogged the road’s drainage system, causing motorists to literally make waves as they travel. But officials say a fix is coming.

October 15, 2018, 6:03am Clark County News

Northbound drivers of state Highway 503 between Battle Ground and Vancouver will be in for a welcome surprise this fall: the days of fording Goodwill Lake are over. Read story

Sheila Leonhardt walks through the Forest Ridge neighborhood last week.

Is Forest Ridge ripe for revival?

Sheila Leonhardt walks through the Forest Ridge neighborhood last week.

October 10, 2018, 6:02am Clark County Life

The Great Recession and its impact on the housing marked turned many communities upside down and forced thousands of people out of their homes. Vancouver’s Forest Ridge neighborhood was not immune. Read story

Environmentalists Alona and Don Steinke canvass the Carter Park neighborhood to inform voters of Initiative 1631, a ballot measure that would price carbon. The Steinkes have become prominent activists in the region’s environmental community.

Fueling a movement: Don Steinke gathers 2,444 signatures for I-1631

Environmentalists Alona and Don Steinke canvass the Carter Park neighborhood to inform voters of Initiative 1631, a ballot measure that would price carbon. The Steinkes have become prominent activists in the region’s environmental community.

October 8, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

Local activist devotes his energy to fighting climate change Read story

The Clark County Council will examine a number of roads for changes in the speed limit.

Clark County reviews speed limits

The Clark County Council will examine a number of roads for changes in the speed limit.

October 4, 2018, 8:28pm Clark County News

Clark County is considering setting or reducing speeds limits on eight sections of county roads and is giving residents the chance to opine before any action is taken. Read story

6-mile stretch of trail in Gorge reopens

September 28, 2018, 8:25pm Clark County News

After more than a year since its closure due to the Eagle Creek Fire, a 6-mile stretch of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, a paved bike and walking path, has reopened between the John B. Yeon Trailhead and Cascade Locks, Ore. Read story