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A grain ship loads at the EGT dock at the Port of Longview. When operating at full speed, EGT estimates it will handle 200 ships a year.

Port of Longview may be looking at oil-by-rail terminal

A grain ship loads at the EGT dock at the Port of Longview. When operating at full speed, EGT estimates it will handle 200 ships a year.

August 28, 2015, 3:02pm Business

An 'expanded energy facility' will be proposed Read story

Forecast: Significant rainfall on its way

August 27, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

A fall-like weather system will bring a potent mix of rain and wind to the region starting tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Read story

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

Oil terminal ruling favors Vancouver port

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

August 25, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Port of Vancouver did not violate state environmental laws when it approved a lease for an oil transfer terminal at the port, a three-judge appeals court panel said in a ruling released Tuesday. Read story

Jeff Hamm, executive director of C-Tran, speaks during a ceremony to launch construction of The Vine on Monday.

C-Tran head: The Vine milestone ‘historic’

Jeff Hamm, executive director of C-Tran, speaks during a ceremony to launch construction of The Vine on Monday.

August 24, 2015, 5:00pm Business

C-Tran officially planted The Vine on Monday, celebrating the start of a project that will bring big changes to Vancouver's Fourth Plain corridor. Read story

The Washougal River, shown here in late June, is among the waterways being watched closely due to high water temperatures and low flows amid drought conditions.

Water temperatures ease, but drought persists

The Washougal River, shown here in late June, is among the waterways being watched closely due to high water temperatures and low flows amid drought conditions.

August 20, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

In early July, a record streak of hot weather pushed Washington's already formidable drought to new depths. Read story

Student james West rides a bus to Yacolt Monday March 23, 2015. The No. 47 bus between Battle Ground and Yacolt, one of C-Tran's least-used routes.

C-Tran ridership down so far in 2015

Student james West rides a bus to Yacolt Monday March 23, 2015. The No. 47 bus between Battle Ground and Yacolt, one of C-Tran's least-used routes.

August 19, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

C-Tran ridership continued to slide in the first half of 2015, continuing a slow but steady trend of declining passengers in recent years. Read story

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Carlos Fuerte, 10, gets a surprise spray in the face at the Esther Short Park fountain on a 101-degree day in July. This summer may break a record for days with high temperatures exceeding 90 degrees, but unlike Portland, our record streak is longer.

Vancouver in hot pursuit of heat record

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Carlos Fuerte, 10, gets a surprise spray in the face at the Esther Short Park fountain on a 101-degree day in July. This summer may break a record for days with high temperatures exceeding 90 degrees, but unlike Portland, our record streak is longer.

August 17, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

When local temperatures soar into the 90s Tuesday, 2015 will officially become the hottest summer on record in Portland by at least one measure. Read story

Traffic moves along I-5 near the Interstate Bridge, seen from the Evergreen Boulevard overpass.

Commuter trend heading north into Vancouver

Traffic moves along I-5 near the Interstate Bridge, seen from the Evergreen Boulevard overpass.

August 14, 2015, 5:00pm Business

People tend to think of the daily migration from Clark County to greater Portland as a one-way street. Tens of thousands of Washington residents head to jobs in Oregon each morning, then return home in the evening. Read story

EPA probe of private property finds no contamination

August 13, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

A series of complaints prompted a federal investigation into the presence of hazardous materials on a private property in north Clark County last month. Read story

The Columbian files
Dave Brown of Northwest Wild Fish Rescue will be honored Monday with an award from the American Fisheries Society. The organization is holding its annual meeting in Portland next week.

Clark County fish activist to receive top awardvideo icon

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Dave Brown of Northwest Wild Fish Rescue will be honored Monday with an award from the American Fisheries Society. The organization is holding its annual meeting in Portland next week.

August 13, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

For more than a decade, Dave Brown has quietly helped boost wild fish populations locally with little more than his own determination and a small army of volunteers. Read story