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An example of how small cell equipment could look. A box on the pole contains part of the equipment, while the antennas are mounted at or near the top.

Vancouver approves small cell antennas on utility poles

An example of how small cell equipment could look. A box on the pole contains part of the equipment, while the antennas are mounted at or near the top.

May 27, 2018, 6:04am Clark County News

Cellphone coverage will likely become more reliable around Vancouver over the next couple of years. Read story

Bonneville Power Administration Principal Structural Engineer Leon Kempner walks through Ross Complex in Vancouver, one of many assets that could have been sold had the Trump administration moved forward with its proposal to privatize the BPA.

GOP: Trump administration drops plan to sell BPA

Bonneville Power Administration Principal Structural Engineer Leon Kempner walks through Ross Complex in Vancouver, one of many assets that could have been sold had the Trump administration moved forward with its proposal to privatize the BPA.

May 24, 2018, 11:43am Clark County Business

The Trump administration has dropped its plans to privatize the Bonneville Power Administration, according to Washington’s Republican congressional delegation. Read story

The Clark Public Utilities Building at 1200 Fort Vancouver Way.

Clark Public Utilities to credit customers $10M

The Clark Public Utilities Building at 1200 Fort Vancouver Way.

May 23, 2018, 5:21pm Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities customers can expect a one-time dip in their power bills this summer, after a $10 million credit is applied to users districtwide. Read story

Workers begin the cleanup of a contaminated plume from the Frontier Hard Chrome site at 113 Y St. in Vancouver in 2003.

EPA to delist Frontier site

Workers begin the cleanup of a contaminated plume from the Frontier Hard Chrome site at 113 Y St. in Vancouver in 2003.

May 21, 2018, 7:53pm Clark County News

Nearly 35 years after the Environmental Protection Agency listed the former Frontier Hard Chrome location as among the nation’s most environmentally contaminated sites and 15 years after cleanup work was officially declared finished, the site is now poised to be removed from the National Priorities List. Read story

BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas pauses to look over a train hauling grain as it is parked in BNSF’s Vancouver yard last week. BNSF reported that it moved a record volume of material in the first quarter of this year.

BNSF setting records in Southwest Washington, systemwide

BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas pauses to look over a train hauling grain as it is parked in BNSF’s Vancouver yard last week. BNSF reported that it moved a record volume of material in the first quarter of this year.

May 21, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

BNSF Railway shipments were at an all-time high during the first quarter of this year, the company reported, surpassing its record set in 2006. BNSF, which is also moving record numbers of trains through Southwest Washington, is adding employees. Read story

The Vine pulls into Turtle Place in Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon, May 16, 2018.

C-Tran OKs food carts at Turtle Place

The Vine pulls into Turtle Place in Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon, May 16, 2018.

May 16, 2018, 5:04pm Business

Food carts and trucks have become staples of the downtown Vancouver cityscape in recent years, and now C-Tran has added its own property to the list of places where hungry consumers and vendors can meet. Read story

The Port of Vancouver is currently updating its strategic plan that will set the direction the port moves in its future. The port’s first public open house on the document will be held Thursday night.

Port of Vancouver seeks public input on its future

The Port of Vancouver is currently updating its strategic plan that will set the direction the port moves in its future. The port’s first public open house on the document will be held Thursday night.

May 15, 2018, 8:53pm Business

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Port of Vancouver is updating its strategic plan, the document that will define the port’s focus and actions throughout upcoming years; and on Thursday, the public will have the opportunity to learn more about it, sound off on the port’s ideas… Read story

Downtown Vancouver is visible from the elevated lift span of the Interstate 5 Bridge. The Oregon Department of Transportation predicts that the bridge will be lifted more often over at least the next week due to rising waters of the Columbia River.

I-5 Bridge lifts to increase

Downtown Vancouver is visible from the elevated lift span of the Interstate 5 Bridge. The Oregon Department of Transportation predicts that the bridge will be lifted more often over at least the next week due to rising waters of the Columbia River.

May 14, 2018, 6:41pm Clark County News

Commuters, brace yourselves. The Columbia River is running high and that means the Interstate 5 Bridge will likely be lifting more often than normal for at least the next week. Read story

Don Orange purchased a home at 4104 N.E. 35th Ave., as seen Thursday afternoon, soon after the Nov. 7 election.

Port Commissioner Orange has house in District 1

Don Orange purchased a home at 4104 N.E. 35th Ave., as seen Thursday afternoon, soon after the Nov. 7 election.

May 14, 2018, 6:04am Business

As a candidate, Port of Vancouver District 1 Commissioner Don Orange was unapologetic about owning a house outside the port district and renting an apartment within it just so he could run for office. Read story

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is asking for public input in a process it’s calling recreation site analysis. The agency plans to evaluate its developed recreation sites to determine which ones are most worth investing its limited maintenance resources.

Gifford Pinchot National Forest plans to triage sites

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is asking for public input in a process it’s calling recreation site analysis. The agency plans to evaluate its developed recreation sites to determine which ones are most worth investing its limited maintenance resources.

May 10, 2018, 5:35pm Clark County News

Budget shortfalls are forcing Gifford Pinchot National Forest officials to triage its developed recreation sites — a process that could lead to some being abandoned. Read story