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The Bathtub Bandits, steered by Tanya Groth and pushed by Tristian Groth and Greg Irwin, win a heat by a large margin during the Camas Days bathtub races on Saturday. The Bathtub Bandits won first place overall for the second year in a row.

Bathtub Bandits win another trophy from Camas Days bathtub races

The Bathtub Bandits, steered by Tanya Groth and pushed by Tristian Groth and Greg Irwin, win a heat by a large margin during the Camas Days bathtub races on Saturday. The Bathtub Bandits won first place overall for the second year in a row.

July 28, 2018, 7:35pm Clark County News

CAMAS — The Bathtub Bandits ran the fastest tub in town and made off with the first-place trophy during the Camas Days bathtub races on Saturday. Read story

Lower Falls on the Lewis River has become more popular than the site can handle. The U.S. Forest Service is trying to take the pressure off and urging people to visit similar sites in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Officials: Lower Falls taking a beating

Lower Falls on the Lewis River has become more popular than the site can handle. The U.S. Forest Service is trying to take the pressure off and urging people to visit similar sites in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

July 28, 2018, 5:03pm Clark County News

Thinking about hiking up to Lower Falls on the Lewis River to beat the heat? Don’t. But if you really have to see it, go on the weekdays. Read story

Traffic heads north on I-5 in Portland in April 2015.

ODOT sets I-84 work; long waits expected

Traffic heads north on I-5 in Portland in April 2015.

July 25, 2018, 9:35pm Clark County News

Two construction projects could combine into a traffic nightmare for Portland-bound commuters who don’t plan ahead for about the next two weeks. Read story

Scott McClelland of Portland carries his bike up an incline near the intersection of Lacamas McEnry and Red Tape trails in Lacamas Regional Park. Clark County Parks has designated the Red Tape trail as a bikes-only route, the first of its kind in the Clark County park system.

Cyclists cut through Red Tape at Lacamas Regional Park

Scott McClelland of Portland carries his bike up an incline near the intersection of Lacamas McEnry and Red Tape trails in Lacamas Regional Park. Clark County Parks has designated the Red Tape trail as a bikes-only route, the first of its kind in the Clark County park system.

July 19, 2018, 8:22pm Clark County News

For the first time in Clark County, mountain bikers will have a trail all their own. Read story

Judy Chipman, from left,  Jim Malinowski, and Sherry Erickson, candidates for Clark Public Utility commissioner District 1,  speak with The Columbian Editorial Board on Tuesday afternoon.

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Judy Chipman, from left,  Jim Malinowski, and Sherry Erickson, candidates for Clark Public Utility commissioner District 1,  speak with The Columbian Editorial Board on Tuesday afternoon.

July 18, 2018, 8:50am Clark County News

The three candidates for Clark Public Utilities District Board of Commissioners District 1 agree that the utility is running well, but they all have their own ideas about how it could be improved. Read story

A grassy field makes up the northeast tip of the Fisher’s Landing Transit Center along Southeast 164th Avenue and Southeast Cascade Park Drive. C-Tran is considering overhauling the site with a transit-oriented development that would have a mix of uses. Some neighbors want to see mitigations to the extra traffic that would follow.

Neighbors of C-Tran’s Fisher’s Landing center wary of potential development

A grassy field makes up the northeast tip of the Fisher’s Landing Transit Center along Southeast 164th Avenue and Southeast Cascade Park Drive. C-Tran is considering overhauling the site with a transit-oriented development that would have a mix of uses. Some neighbors want to see mitigations to the extra traffic that would follow.

July 18, 2018, 6:03am Clark County Life

Walking trails, a brewpub, open space, retail shops, offices, housing and, of course, transit — it’s all just a concept, but if C-Tran follows through on developing its Fisher’s Landing property, it would mean a significant change for east Vancouver. Read story

Passengers board Route 32 at the southside Vancouver Mall Transit Center in June 2017. That route and several others were subject to a service change recently approved by the C-Tran Board of Directors. The changes will take effect in September.

C-Tran to change some routes, schedules starting in September

Passengers board Route 32 at the southside Vancouver Mall Transit Center in June 2017. That route and several others were subject to a service change recently approved by the C-Tran Board of Directors. The changes will take effect in September.

July 17, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

C-Tran is planning to make changes to several of its routes and bus schedules this September. Read story

Steven Sobieszczyk, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, gives what he describes as the “most unscientific sciencey talk you’ll ever hear” about the environmental effects resulting from the Eagle Creek Fire at Wednesday’s Science on Tap at Kiggins Theatre.

Patience, caution urged after Eagle Creek Fire

Steven Sobieszczyk, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, gives what he describes as the “most unscientific sciencey talk you’ll ever hear” about the environmental effects resulting from the Eagle Creek Fire at Wednesday’s Science on Tap at Kiggins Theatre.

July 13, 2018, 8:14pm Clark County News

Vancouver residents and the rest of the Pacific Northwest watched in horror last summer when the Eagle Creek Fire ripped through the Columbia River Gorge. Read story

Clark Public Utilities recently renovated its building at 1200 Fort Vancouver Way, making the building more energy-efficient and easier for customers to navigate.

J.D. Power recognizes Clark Public Utilities

Clark Public Utilities recently renovated its building at 1200 Fort Vancouver Way, making the building more energy-efficient and easier for customers to navigate.

July 12, 2018, 6:00am Business

For the eleventh consecutive year, Clark Public Utilities has earned top marks from J.D. Power in customer satisfaction among midsize electricity providers in the Western United States. Read story

Vancouver police investigate the scene where a pedestrian was struck by an automobile and killed in Vancouver in December 2012.

Serious crashes on rise in Vancouver

Vancouver police investigate the scene where a pedestrian was struck by an automobile and killed in Vancouver in December 2012.

July 9, 2018, 8:51pm Clark County News

After decades of downward progress, the number of fatal and serious injury crashes nationally and statewide are trending upward. The same largely holds true in Vancouver. Read story