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A train hauling oil passes through the Columbia River Gorge on its way to Vancouver in March.

New poll shows opposition to oil terminal

A train hauling oil passes through the Columbia River Gorge on its way to Vancouver in March.

September 30, 2015, 5:23pm Business

A slight majority of voters in the Port of Vancouver district oppose plans to build a large oil terminal at the port, according to a new poll released Wednesday. Read story

Clark County lifts outdoor burn ban

September 30, 2015, 10:37am Clark County News

Clark County has lifted its ban on outdoor burning, effective Thursday, as recent rainfall and cooler weather have eased fire danger across the region. The change means land-clearing fires will be allowed. The county’s ban on recreational fires was lifted earlier this month. Residents still must follow local burning regulations… Read story

A set of three steel girders sits along Interstate 205 in Vancouver on Tuesday. Construction crews are installing a total of 15 large girders this week as part of a new interchange connecting I-205 and Northeast 18th Street.

Heavy lifting at 18th Street project

A set of three steel girders sits along Interstate 205 in Vancouver on Tuesday. Construction crews are installing a total of 15 large girders this week as part of a new interchange connecting I-205 and Northeast 18th Street.

September 29, 2015, 4:47pm Clark County News

Girders being installed this week as part of interchange with I-205 Read story

John Tyler of the Bonneville Power Administration, left, checks out the Buckmire Slough at the northern most barrier while joined by Tom Josephson of Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce, second from left, on Friday.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian )

Vancouver Lake restoration efforts aim to improve water flow

John Tyler of the Bonneville Power Administration, left, checks out the Buckmire Slough at the northern most barrier while joined by Tom Josephson of Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce, second from left, on Friday.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian )

September 28, 2015, 6:06am Clark County News

Until this month, it's safe to say the habitat around Buckmire Slough near Vancouver Lake left something to be desired. Read story

Drought expected to last into 2016

September 25, 2015, 6:05am Clark County News

Even with the arrival of cooler weather and some rain, Washington's prolonged drought is not over, state officials said Thursday. Read story

The Delta Park/Vanport Transit Center is shown in 2012.

TriMet chief: Need for new I-5 Bridge remains

The Delta Park/Vanport Transit Center is shown in 2012.

September 24, 2015, 7:04pm Clark County News

It's been 16 months since the Columbia River Crossing project office closed its doors for good. Read story

Aerial of the former Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay in Vancouver in March.

Bridging the Terminal 1 project

Aerial of the former Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay in Vancouver in March.

September 20, 2015, 6:15am Business

Die-hard detractors of the Columbia River Crossing might want to take this sitting down: Even in death, the politically discordant Interstate 5 Bridge replacement project that included light rail into Vancouver is helping rearrange the city's future development. Read story

Whistling Ridge faces new legal challenge

September 18, 2015, 10:06pm Clark County News

More than two years after the Washington State Supreme Court upheld its approval, a controversial wind farm in Skamania County finds itself the subject of yet another legal challenge. Read story

The proposed Tesoro-Savage oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver would include operations at Terminal 5, west of Interstate 5.

Survey finds support for Vancouver oil terminal

The proposed Tesoro-Savage oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver would include operations at Terminal 5, west of Interstate 5.

September 17, 2015, 3:22pm Business

More than two-thirds of Clark County voters say they support a plan to build an oil-by-rail terminal at the Port of Vancouver, according to a poll released by the companies proposing it. Read story

A C-Tran bus drops off passengers at the Clark County Fair in Ridgefield on Wednesday.

Changing C-Tran’s borders complex

A C-Tran bus drops off passengers at the Clark County Fair in Ridgefield on Wednesday.

September 15, 2015, 9:19pm Clark County News

An upcoming public transportation conference will be only the first step in a long process that could change C-Tran's boundaries, the agency's legal counsel told the C-Tran Board of Directors on Tuesday. Read story