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State Supreme Court: Skamania County in violation of GMA

June 13, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

The state Supreme Court this week handed a victory to environmental advocates who argued that unzoned forestland in Skamania County is in violation of the Growth Management Act. Read story

A Portland-based nonprofit is taking over the promotion and stewardship of Vancouver Lake, shown Monday, marking a transition for the local partnership that oversaw the lake for more than a decade.

Vancouver Lake advocacy in transition

A Portland-based nonprofit is taking over the promotion and stewardship of Vancouver Lake, shown Monday, marking a transition for the local partnership that oversaw the lake for more than a decade.

June 12, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

A decade-long partnership dedicated to Vancouver Lake will step into the background, announcing a handoff of sorts to a Portland-based nonprofit this month. Read story

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

C-Tran to acquire land for bus rapid transit

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

June 10, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

The C-Tran Board of Directors on Tuesday voted to move forward with acquiring property for the agency's planned bus rapid transit system in Vancouver. Read story

Culverts are among the most common type of barrier for fish on Washington waterways.

Statewide effort takes aim at removing barriers that block fish

Culverts are among the most common type of barrier for fish on Washington waterways.

June 9, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

A little-known state board has begun sizing up a daunting task: removing the many barriers that block fish across the state's waterways. Read story

90-degree temperatures may be headed to county this weekend

June 5, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

It's not quite a heat wave, but a decent warmup this weekend will bring Clark County its highest temperatures of 2015 so far. Afternoon highs could crack 90 degrees for the first time this year, according to the National Weather Service. Read story

Photos by Ariane Kunze/The Columbian
Construction crews are building a new interchange at Interstate 205 and Northeast 18th Street in Vancouver. Currently, there are no interchanges on I-205 between Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard and state Highway 500.

New I-205 interchange taking shape

Photos by Ariane Kunze/The Columbian
Construction crews are building a new interchange at Interstate 205 and Northeast 18th Street in Vancouver. Currently, there are no interchanges on I-205 between Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard and state Highway 500.

June 4, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

Take a drive along Interstate 205 between Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard and Northeast 18th Street, and it's plain to see that a remodel is coming. Heavy equipment, work crews and unfinished foundations line the corridor. Read story

Army Corps to review oil terminal plan

June 4, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct its own review of a proposed oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver, the agency announced Thursday. Read story

Tom Webster looks toward the Washington State University Vancouver campus from his deck in the Mount Vista neighborhood.

WSUV parking lot plan draws neighbors’ ire

Tom Webster looks toward the Washington State University Vancouver campus from his deck in the Mount Vista neighborhood.

June 3, 2015, 12:00am Clark County News

From their back deck, Pam and Tom Webster can see Washington State University Vancouver a short distance away. Read story

A conceptual image of C-Tran's planned bus rapid transit system in Vancouver.

C-Tran seeks dismissal of BRT lawsuit

A conceptual image of C-Tran's planned bus rapid transit system in Vancouver.

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

C-Tran has asked for the full dismissal of a lawsuit challenging its planned bus rapid transit system in Vancouver. Read story

Don Wagner in his office in Vancouver.

Wagner’s four-decade transportation career ends

Don Wagner in his office in Vancouver.

May 23, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

When Don Wagner began his transportation career in 1973, he worked as a "rear chainman" with the Oregon Department of Transportation. Read story