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Members of Saving Skamania County tour land north of Stevenson including dispersal and foraging habitat for the spotted owl Friday afternoon, Sept. 11, 2015.

Skamania group aims to change how forests are managed

Members of Saving Skamania County tour land north of Stevenson including dispersal and foraging habitat for the spotted owl Friday afternoon, Sept. 11, 2015.

September 15, 2015, 6:09pm Clark County News

STEVENSON -- On a high, forested slope overlooking the Columbia River in Skamania County, there's a clearing that many people wouldn't call a pretty sight. Read story

El Nino could bring another warm winter to Northwest

September 10, 2015, 6:30pm Clark County News

A monster El Ni?o churning in the Pacific Ocean appears to be the strongest in nearly two decades, and could have a big impact on the country's weather this winter, climatologists said Thursday. Read story

FTA Administrator Therese McMillan speaks as C-Tran CEO Jeff Hamm listens in the background, at an event at Clark College in Vancouver, Thursday September 10, 2015. McMillan officially announced a $38.5 million grant award for C-Tran's bus rapid transit project known as The Vine.

FTA head praises The Vine, makes it official

FTA Administrator Therese McMillan speaks as C-Tran CEO Jeff Hamm listens in the background, at an event at Clark College in Vancouver, Thursday September 10, 2015. McMillan officially announced a $38.5 million grant award for C-Tran's bus rapid transit project known as The Vine.

September 10, 2015, 4:57pm Clark County News

If The Vine wasn't already a done deal, it is now. The head of the Federal Transit Administration joined C-Tran leaders and other partners Thursday to celebrate the planned bus rapid transit project and make it official. The day's agenda included signing the documents that formally give C-Tran a $38.5 million grant from the FTA. That means every bit of the project's $53 million price tag is now in hand. Read story

Columbia River Gorge group hires new director

September 9, 2015, 5:54pm Clark County News

The Columbia River Gorge Commission this week hired Krystyna Wolniakowski as its executive director, making her the seventh head of the bistate agency. Read story

C-Tran's Route 39 bus stops for a passenger on East Fourth Plain Boulevard  on Aug.

Madore, Mielke seek C-Tran boundaries expansion

C-Tran's Route 39 bus stops for a passenger on East Fourth Plain Boulevard  on Aug.

September 8, 2015, 9:17pm Clark County News

Arguing that C-Tran has failed to meet the needs of rural citizens, the Clark County council voted 2 to 1 to convene a conference to expand the public transit agency's boundaries. Read story

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Mount St. Helens’ name appears safe

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September 6, 2015, 6:00am Clark County News

Some call her Lawetlat'la, a Cowlitz name that translates to "The Smoker." Others might use Loowit. Read story

Should bus drivers have CPR training?

September 6, 2015, 6:00am Clark County News

In a medical emergency, Teri Lyn Vik knows minutes — even seconds — count. The Vancouver resident spent 17 years as a 911 operator and dispatcher in Portland. She developed a keen sense of what it takes to get someone help in critical moments of need. Vik believes it’s important… Read story

C-Tran board seat at issue

September 2, 2015, 6:37pm Clark County News

An ongoing tug-of-war between La Center, Ridgefield and Yacolt has left the three municipalities' shared seat on the C-Tran Board of Directors with an uncertain future. Read story

A motorist traveling on Northeast Ward Road passes discarded trash in the bike lane Wednesday afternoon, August 26, 2015.

Debris in bike lanes a peril for pedalers

A motorist traveling on Northeast Ward Road passes discarded trash in the bike lane Wednesday afternoon, August 26, 2015.

September 2, 2015, 6:00am Life

City can sweep street if it’s alerted to a hazard; public can stop dropping litter Read story

Ben Fulwiler died following a collision with a C-Tran bus in 2012.

C-Tran agrees to $2M settlement in 2012 death

Ben Fulwiler died following a collision with a C-Tran bus in 2012.

August 31, 2015, 4:29pm Clark County News

The family of an 11-year-old boy who died after colliding with a C-Tran bus in 2012 will receive $2 million in a settlement reached this month. Read story