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A C-tran bus drops off passengers at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield Wednesday August 12, 2015.

C-Tran shuttle to Clark County Fair sees ridership jump 15%

A C-tran bus drops off passengers at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield Wednesday August 12, 2015.

September 4, 2018, 6:03am Clark County News

Turns out a lot of people really wanted to go to the Clark County Fair this year, but they really didn’t feel like driving. Read story

The Vancouver Lake flushing channel connects the lake to the Columbia River.

Port of Vancouver plans berm to aid sandhill cranes

The Vancouver Lake flushing channel connects the lake to the Columbia River.

August 28, 2018, 6:04am Business

The Port of Vancouver plans to begin construction on a large berm adjacent to the Vancouver Lake flushing channel to provide endangered sandhill cranes a place to forage and rest with some solitude from human activity. Read story

Camas-Washougal port dinged in audit

August 26, 2018, 10:35pm Clark County News

The Port of Camas-Washougal didn’t follow the federally required request for proposal process when it selected two firms from a pre-qualified list of contractors for services relating to the Steigerwald Commerce Center, according to a chiding report from the Washington State Auditor’s Office. Read story

Wayne Nelson, CEO and general manager of Clark Public Utilities, attends a Board of PUD Commissioners meeting in 2013.

Clark Public Utilites gives CEO pay bump

Wayne Nelson, CEO and general manager of Clark Public Utilities, attends a Board of PUD Commissioners meeting in 2013.

August 21, 2018, 4:50pm Business

The Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners increased CEO and General Manager Wayne Nelson’s annual salary by 3 percent, to $288,400, following a review of his performance. Read story

Luke Youngblood of Camas, left, and Devin Garrett of Washougal, right, make their way down the hill on McLoughlin Boulevard on Friday. “Going uphill sucks,” Youngblood said. “You’re out in the middle of the lane.” The city is proposing to make East McLoughlin safer for cyclists and are discussing the possibility of removing on-street parking to build a double bike lane.

City wants to make East McLoughlin Boulevard safer for cyclists, pedestrians

Luke Youngblood of Camas, left, and Devin Garrett of Washougal, right, make their way down the hill on McLoughlin Boulevard on Friday. “Going uphill sucks,” Youngblood said. “You’re out in the middle of the lane.” The city is proposing to make East McLoughlin safer for cyclists and are discussing the possibility of removing on-street parking to build a double bike lane.

August 13, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is proposing to reconfigure part of East McLoughlin Boulevard to make the road safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Many of the street’s residents say they support most of the proposal plan, but the prospect of losing on-street parking goes too far. Read story

Matilda Fiskum, 1, left, of Portland strolls with her grandmother, Polly Withrow of Vancouver, along the Columbia River waterfront near the Interstate 5 Bridge in May.

Vancouver council resolution supports bridge replacement

Matilda Fiskum, 1, left, of Portland strolls with her grandmother, Polly Withrow of Vancouver, along the Columbia River waterfront near the Interstate 5 Bridge in May.

August 7, 2018, 10:38am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council easily passed a unanimous resolution supporting a replacement for the Interstate 5 Bridge, urging Gov. Jay Inslee and the Legislature to put funds into a new crossing. Read story

Workers begin the cleanup of the Frontier Hard Chrome site at 113 Y St. in Vancouver in June of 2003. After years of cleanup work, the Environmental Protection Agency deleted the site from its Superfund list effective Monday.

EPA delists Frontier Chrome Superfund site in Vancouver

Workers begin the cleanup of the Frontier Hard Chrome site at 113 Y St. in Vancouver in June of 2003. After years of cleanup work, the Environmental Protection Agency deleted the site from its Superfund list effective Monday.

August 6, 2018, 4:32pm Business

The Frontier Hard Chrome Inc. Superfund Site has been officially deleted from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Priorities List. Read story

The Interstate 5 Bridge is the first issue discussed in the “Tough Topics” section of a draft long-term transportation plan created by the Washington State Transportation Commission.

I-5 Bridge ‘tough topic’ in transportation plan

The Interstate 5 Bridge is the first issue discussed in the “Tough Topics” section of a draft long-term transportation plan created by the Washington State Transportation Commission.

August 5, 2018, 11:04pm Clark County News

The thorny subject of replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge, Southwest Washington’s most divisive piece of infrastructure, has not escaped the attention of the state’s long-term transportation planners. Read story

Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler addresses the crowd Tuesday at the grand opening ceremony of the West Vancouver Freight Access project.

Port, pols celebrate West Vancouver Freight Access project

Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler addresses the crowd Tuesday at the grand opening ceremony of the West Vancouver Freight Access project.

July 31, 2018, 9:05pm Business

Port of Vancouver administrators, along with political and industry leaders, stood atop a small stage in a largely vacant marine terminal Tuesday morning to celebrate the completion of the $251 million West Vancouver Freight Access project. Read story

Firefighters find smoke, activated sprinkler system but no flames at office building

July 28, 2018, 11:28pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Fire Department responded to smoke and an activated sprinkler system in an office building in downtown Vancouver about 7:10 p.m. Saturday. Read story