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A sign welcomes drivers to Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland in 2017.

Riverkeeper wants to tell you about Hanford proposal

A sign welcomes drivers to Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland in 2017.

August 18, 2018, 4:28pm Clark County News

Although the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is more than 200 miles upriver from Vancouver, the environmental group Columbia Riverkeeper wants Clark County residents to understand the potential ramifications of a U.S. Department of Energy proposal to reclassify the radioactive waste at the shuttered nuclear production site. 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

The city of Vancouver has received $580,000 in federal funds for the early stages of a multiyear maintenance project at Pearson Field. The total project is expected to cost $4.1 million and be completed before 2022.

Pearson Field gets $580K FAA grant

The city of Vancouver has received $580,000 in federal funds for the early stages of a multiyear maintenance project at Pearson Field. The total project is expected to cost $4.1 million and be completed before 2022.

August 6, 2018, 9:07pm Clark County News

Pearson Field airport received a $580,000 infrastructure investment grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to cover early stage expenses of a multiyear improvement project. 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

An entrance to the Port of Vancouver.

Port of Vancouver releases draft language for strategic plan update

An entrance to the Port of Vancouver.

August 4, 2018, 5:59pm Clark County News

As part of its strategic plan update, the Port of Vancouver released draft language of its goals and strategies during a workshop Thursday. Read story

Evening rush hour traffic lines up at the stoplight at the intersection of Highway 500 and Falk Road. Congestion and collisions are a regular feature at the two metered intersections on the highway. WSDOT has released a plan to correct the congestion, possibility as early as this fall.

WSDOT has a plan for state Highway 500

Evening rush hour traffic lines up at the stoplight at the intersection of Highway 500 and Falk Road. Congestion and collisions are a regular feature at the two metered intersections on the highway. WSDOT has released a plan to correct the congestion, possibility as early as this fall.

August 2, 2018, 7:42pm Clark County News

The Washington State Department of Transportation has a proposed solution to make two crash-prone intersections on state Highway 500 safer and more efficient for drivers — possibly within a few months — but once the work is over, some pedestrians will likely have to wait for years before they can walk across the highway again. 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