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WalletHub's 48th-place rating for Washington is based on how the state performed in multiple areas, including cost of Ownership & Maintenance; Traffic & Infrastructure; Safety; and Access to Vehicles & Maintenance.

Washington nation’s 3rd worst for driving

WalletHub's 48th-place rating for Washington is based on how the state performed in multiple areas, including cost of Ownership & Maintenance; Traffic & Infrastructure; Safety; and Access to Vehicles & Maintenance.

January 23, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

No one likes to finish dead last, so let's give a big thank you to Hawaii and Rhode Island. Read story

Signs calling for opposition to proposed sex education curriculum are seen here after being confiscated from a community member during a Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors meeting on Monday night, Oct. 14, 2019.

Comprehensive sex ed bill approved by Washington Senate

Signs calling for opposition to proposed sex education curriculum are seen here after being confiscated from a community member during a Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors meeting on Monday night, Oct. 14, 2019.

January 22, 2020, 5:27pm Clark County News

The Washington Senate approved a bill Wednesday requiring every public school to provide comprehensive sex education. Read story

A trio of trucks travel to and from the Zimmerly gravel pit near Washougal.

Washougal-area mine to seek new permits

A trio of trucks travel to and from the Zimmerly gravel pit near Washougal.

January 21, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A Washougal-area gravel mine that has drawn criticism from nearby residents, Clark County and the Columbia River Gorge Commission will apply for new permits. Read story

A recycling bin sits outside a Vancouver home. Officials from Clark County, the city of Vancouver and Waste Connections estimate as many as two-thirds of area residents are contaminating their recycling bins with materials that can’t be recycled.

Yearlong program to spot-check recycling carts in Clark County

A recycling bin sits outside a Vancouver home. Officials from Clark County, the city of Vancouver and Waste Connections estimate as many as two-thirds of area residents are contaminating their recycling bins with materials that can’t be recycled.

January 18, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Recycling specialists are again heading into Clark County neighborhoods for spot-checks on what should not be placed in blue recycling carts. Read story

A photo of Tiffany Hill is seen on display at the candlelight vigil at Esther Short Park in Vancouver on Dec. 1.

Senate panel hears dramatic testimony about Tiffany Hill’s killing

A photo of Tiffany Hill is seen on display at the candlelight vigil at Esther Short Park in Vancouver on Dec. 1.

January 16, 2020, 7:49pm Clark County News

Melissa Nelson heard gunshots from her classroom at Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School and saw the lockdown alarm on her computer confirming there had been a shooting. Read story

Donna Sinclair, a member of the Washougal School Board, says she will run as a Democrat for the 18th Legislative District House seat currently held by Rep. Larry Hoff, R-Vancouver, in the 2020 election.

Washougal Democrat to seek seat in Legislature

Donna Sinclair, a member of the Washougal School Board, says she will run as a Democrat for the 18th Legislative District House seat currently held by Rep. Larry Hoff, R-Vancouver, in the 2020 election.

January 16, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

A member of the Washougal School Board intends to run for state representative in the 18th Legislative District this year. Read story

This sketch shows Interstate 5, looking north toward the Moda Center, after auxiliary lanes between onramps and offramps have been added to the freeway and street improvements have been made near the Rose Quarter.

Estimated price tag for Rose Quarter project increases by 60 percent

This sketch shows Interstate 5, looking north toward the Moda Center, after auxiliary lanes between onramps and offramps have been added to the freeway and street improvements have been made near the Rose Quarter.

January 14, 2020, 6:17pm Clark County News

New estimates peg the cost to add auxiliary lanes on Interstate 5 near Portland’s Rose Quarter and build other improvements at $715 million to $795 million. Read story

A sparse amount of snow, not even a dusting, could be found on the ground Monday in Yacolt. There were isolated school delays in parts of Clark County on Monday morning, with the potential for modest low-elevation accumulation today through Thursday morning.

Snow likely to fall but not stick around in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area

A sparse amount of snow, not even a dusting, could be found on the ground Monday in Yacolt. There were isolated school delays in parts of Clark County on Monday morning, with the potential for modest low-elevation accumulation today through Thursday morning.

January 13, 2020, 6:48pm Clark County News

After several days of bracing for winter weather, snow might finally be here. Read story

The legislative building in Olympia houses the Senate and House chambers. (Ted S.

2020 Legislative Preview: 7 key issues for Clark County’s delegation

The legislative building in Olympia houses the Senate and House chambers. (Ted S.

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County legislators will debate a number of divisive topics during a short but intense 60-day session of the Legislature that starts Monday. Read story

The media turned out in force Friday at Washington State Department of Transportation's maintenance yard in west Vancouver to hear how the biggest transportation agencies are prepared for potential snowy weather next week.

Snowplows, stockpiles of salt stand ready for winter storm – if it comes

The media turned out in force Friday at Washington State Department of Transportation's maintenance yard in west Vancouver to hear how the biggest transportation agencies are prepared for potential snowy weather next week.

January 10, 2020, 8:14pm Clark County News

Local transportation departments have their trucks fitted with snowplows and large stockpiles of salt on hand, ready for winter weather that may or may not arrive shortly. Read story