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A Comcast sign in Hialeah, Fla.

Comcast gives some customers free internet speed boost

A Comcast sign in Hialeah, Fla.

May 8, 2018, 5:57pm Business

Comcast customers received an increase in the speed of their internet service for the second time this year. Read story

Vancouver resident and regular C-Tran rider Cathy Chidester of Vancouver boards a Vine bus at the Vancouver Mall Transit Center on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday marked the first anniversary of The Vine, C-Tran’s bus rapid transit system. Agency officials say The Vine is faster, more efficient and serves more people than the traditional bus route it replaced.

C-Tran makes ‘system tweaks’ to certain routes

Vancouver resident and regular C-Tran rider Cathy Chidester of Vancouver boards a Vine bus at the Vancouver Mall Transit Center on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday marked the first anniversary of The Vine, C-Tran’s bus rapid transit system. Agency officials say The Vine is faster, more efficient and serves more people than the traditional bus route it replaced.

May 5, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

C-Tran is making changes to some of its routes that could affect how its passengers get around the community. Read story

Seanette Corkill nominated the California bay tree which stands in her back yard on east 22nd Street to the city of Vancouver’s heritage tree inventory before she and her husband even bought their home. For the first time in about seven years, the city has again opened the nomination process to add more heritage trees.

Vancouver seeks trees of note

Seanette Corkill nominated the California bay tree which stands in her back yard on east 22nd Street to the city of Vancouver’s heritage tree inventory before she and her husband even bought their home. For the first time in about seven years, the city has again opened the nomination process to add more heritage trees.

May 3, 2018, 9:28pm Clark County News

The old California bay tree in Seanette Corkill’s yard towers above her house and has a gravity that’s attracted her kids and others from around the Arnada neighborhood well before she and her husband bought the property. Read story

Richard Landis, left, and Bernie Ritter discuss damage to their road, Northeast 312th Avenue, and the recent efforts by Clark County to repair it. The residents say their one-lane road is getting perpetually damaged by the increased traffic relating to a new subdivision being built at the end of the road.

Deterioration of road in rural Clark County rattles residents

Richard Landis, left, and Bernie Ritter discuss damage to their road, Northeast 312th Avenue, and the recent efforts by Clark County to repair it. The residents say their one-lane road is getting perpetually damaged by the increased traffic relating to a new subdivision being built at the end of the road.

May 2, 2018, 8:59pm Clark County News

FERN PRAIRIE — For decades, the single-lane, dead-end road was an adequate street for Richard Landis and the three other households that lived along it. But after a new subdivision was started at the end of the street, the roadway has crumpled under the weight of the increased traffic and… Read story

A BNSF Railways train passes a housing subdivision under construction on Northwest 69th Street along Vancouver Lake. BNSF is suing Vancouver Cove, an Oregon-based land developer, accusing the company of encroaching on its operating corridor, tearing down a fence and doing some construction work.

Railway: Oregon company wrongly says it owns BNSF land

A BNSF Railways train passes a housing subdivision under construction on Northwest 69th Street along Vancouver Lake. BNSF is suing Vancouver Cove, an Oregon-based land developer, accusing the company of encroaching on its operating corridor, tearing down a fence and doing some construction work.

April 30, 2018, 8:24pm Clark County News

BNSF Railway is suing an Oregon-based property developer, claiming the company encroached on its operating corridor while building a subdivision along Vancouver Lake. Read story

Hiking to the summit of Dog Mountain in the Columbia Gorge is a classic Memorial Day weekend trip enjoyed by thousands if the weather is nice.

Report: 3rd District residents spend $2.17 billion a year on outdoor recreation

Hiking to the summit of Dog Mountain in the Columbia Gorge is a classic Memorial Day weekend trip enjoyed by thousands if the weather is nice.

April 30, 2018, 6:00am Business

Residents of Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District spend an estimated $2.17 billion on outdoor recreation every year — a lot of money by any standard, but right about the middle of the pack when compared to the state’s nine other districts, according to the Outdoor Industry Association. Read story

Firefighters respond to a head-on crash on Washougal River Road in March that killed Joshua Schmid, 21, and seriously injured two others. Schmid, who was reported to be overtaking other cars and crossing the center line before the crash, met a handful of factors state officials say are common in serious collisions. After years of steady declines, serious injury and fatal collisions have gone up in Washington and Clark County.

State zeros in on traffic crashes

Firefighters respond to a head-on crash on Washougal River Road in March that killed Joshua Schmid, 21, and seriously injured two others. Schmid, who was reported to be overtaking other cars and crossing the center line before the crash, met a handful of factors state officials say are common in serious collisions. After years of steady declines, serious injury and fatal collisions have gone up in Washington and Clark County.

April 28, 2018, 6:06am Clark County News

On the evening of March 11, 21-year-old Joshua Schmid veered his Subaru sedan wide in a curve of Washougal River Road and slammed head-on into an oncoming vehicle. Read story

Former BPA employee to seek utility board seat

April 27, 2018, 4:35pm Clark County News

A new candidate has entered the race for the Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners, District 1 seat. Read story

The Georgia Pacific paper mill is visible from Northeast 6th Avenue in Camas. The company announced Nov. 14 plans to shut down several operations at the mill.

150,000 gallons of corrosive liquid spilled at Camas mill Tuesday

The Georgia Pacific paper mill is visible from Northeast 6th Avenue in Camas. The company announced Nov. 14 plans to shut down several operations at the mill.

April 26, 2018, 11:13am Clark County Business

Up to 150,000 gallons of corrosive pulping liquid spilled at the Georgia-Pacific Camas mill Tuesday night. Read story

Vehicles traveling east on state Highway 500 wait at the stoplight at Falk Road road during rush hour in late February. WSDOT is considering three alternatives to change the intersection to improve safety and travel times in the corridor. The agency is hosting an open house May 3 to get the public’s feedback on the concepts.

WSDOT unveils 3 options for Highway 500

Vehicles traveling east on state Highway 500 wait at the stoplight at Falk Road road during rush hour in late February. WSDOT is considering three alternatives to change the intersection to improve safety and travel times in the corridor. The agency is hosting an open house May 3 to get the public’s feedback on the concepts.

April 24, 2018, 8:04pm Clark County News

The Washington State Department of Transportation is proposing substantial changes at two intersections on Highway 500 and they’re looking for the public’s response to the proposals. Read story