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U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., left, talks with Pat Jonak, a resident of Vista Court Senior Estates for low-income seniors. The two women, as well as other state and local low-income housing advocates, spoke on the topic of affordable housing.

Cantwell praises program to boost affordable housing

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., left, talks with Pat Jonak, a resident of Vista Court Senior Estates for low-income seniors. The two women, as well as other state and local low-income housing advocates, spoke on the topic of affordable housing.

March 30, 2018, 7:36pm Clark County News

From the muddy construction site of a new affordable housing facility on Fourth Plain Boulevard, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell recalled a trip to Vancouver a few years ago that was an inspiration for her to work for an increase in the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit. Read story

A rain garden, also known as a bioretention facility, is pictured along Northeast 98th Avenue in Vancouver’s Oakbrook Neighborhood. Rain gardens improve stormwater quality by filtering out some pollutants that would otherwise go into streams and other waterways. The Department of Ecology recently offered $220 million in funding to build clean water facilities around the state.

Millions flow in for clean water

A rain garden, also known as a bioretention facility, is pictured along Northeast 98th Avenue in Vancouver’s Oakbrook Neighborhood. Rain gardens improve stormwater quality by filtering out some pollutants that would otherwise go into streams and other waterways. The Department of Ecology recently offered $220 million in funding to build clean water facilities around the state.

March 23, 2018, 10:18pm Clark County News

The state Department of Ecology has awarded more than $2 million for clean-water projects in Clark County. Read story

A truck passes the entrance to the Port of Vancouver.

Vancouver port, groups reach agreement in open meetings suit

A truck passes the entrance to the Port of Vancouver.

March 20, 2018, 10:59am Business

The Port of Vancouver and three environmental groups have reached an agreement to end a lawsuit that alleged the port violated open meeting laws when it held closed-door sessions to discuss lease pricing for the Vancouver Energy oil terminal. Read story

Tidewater Barge Lines, the largest inland marine transportation company west of the Mississippi River, has a fleet of 16 tugboats, including Chief, above, and 172 barges.

Vancouver barge company fined over liquid fertilizer spills

Tidewater Barge Lines, the largest inland marine transportation company west of the Mississippi River, has a fleet of 16 tugboats, including Chief, above, and 172 barges.

March 19, 2018, 6:45pm Business

The state Department of Ecology has fined Tidewater Barge Lines Inc. $18,000 for spilling 40,000 gallons of fertilizer in the Columbia and Snake rivers in April. Read story

British Columbia Premier John Horgan, left, listens as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Friday in Vancouver, B.C., during a news conference about high-speed rail.

Proposed high-speed train could stop in Vancouver

British Columbia Premier John Horgan, left, listens as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Friday in Vancouver, B.C., during a news conference about high-speed rail.

March 16, 2018, 7:44pm Clark County News

The prospect of the Pacific Northwest’s largest cities being connected by a train capable of traveling 250 mph or faster received a nudge from the region’s political leaders on Friday. Read story

Cascade Bridge workers remove temporary work access bridge pilings at the Whipple Creek bridge on Northeast 10th Avenue. When it’s finished, the bridge will be one of the newest spans in Clark County, but an amateur historian claims it is just the latest crossing on a historically important regional road.

New bridge spans an old route

Cascade Bridge workers remove temporary work access bridge pilings at the Whipple Creek bridge on Northeast 10th Avenue. When it’s finished, the bridge will be one of the newest spans in Clark County, but an amateur historian claims it is just the latest crossing on a historically important regional road.

March 16, 2018, 6:00am Clark County News

Construction crews reached a milestone last week when they placed long steel girders across Whipple Creek, nearing the goal of connecting Northeast 10th Avenue with 450-foot long bridge. Yet an amateur roadway historian says it’s just the latest modifications to a crossing site people have relied on since European settlers… Read story

Designer of collapsed Florida bridge designed east county bridge proposal

March 15, 2018, 2:28pm Clark County News

The engineering firm that designed the collapsed bridge near Florida International University in Miami also designed former Clark County Commissioner David Madore’s pet project, the east county bridge. Read story

Cousins Shanley Carlton of Michigan, left, and Shannon Carlton of Vancouver take in some sunshine on March 12, 2018, while enjoying lunch at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver.

Vancouver revels in 3 days of sun’s rays

Cousins Shanley Carlton of Michigan, left, and Shannon Carlton of Vancouver take in some sunshine on March 12, 2018, while enjoying lunch at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver.

March 12, 2018, 7:42pm Clark County News

Monday rounded out three days of unusually warm and sunny weather in Vancouver and much of the Pacific Northwest at large. Read story

A male Western bluebird photographed in Arizona. The species appears to be making a return to Clark County after a long absence.

Bluebirds rarely seen in Clark County spotted

A male Western bluebird photographed in Arizona. The species appears to be making a return to Clark County after a long absence.

March 11, 2018, 10:32pm Clark County News

A variety of bird never-before seen in Clark County was recently spotted here. Now, backyard habitat experts are asking the public to keep their eyes out for the little birdies, and possibly offer them a bit of help. Read story

The RYD shuttle can seat up to five passengers and has a range of about 40 miles on a full charge. People will be able to get a ride to and from their cars with a call or text to the service.

A new Ryd: Downtown Vancouver shuttle service

The RYD shuttle can seat up to five passengers and has a range of about 40 miles on a full charge. People will be able to get a ride to and from their cars with a call or text to the service.

March 7, 2018, 9:06pm Clark County Business

In a way, LSW Architects has become a victim of its own success. Read story