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Liam Hooghkirk, 7, center, and Samual Hooghkirk, 4, in clown costume, trick-or-treat at Daniel Johnson’s house in the Hawks Landing development in Ridgefield in 2018. As the city continues to grow and more new developments pop up, it has spread out trick-or-treaters throughout the city.

Tips for safer a Halloween for children and drivers

Liam Hooghkirk, 7, center, and Samual Hooghkirk, 4, in clown costume, trick-or-treat at Daniel Johnson’s house in the Hawks Landing development in Ridgefield in 2018. As the city continues to grow and more new developments pop up, it has spread out trick-or-treaters throughout the city.

October 31, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

Children are more likely to be struck and killed by a vehicle on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Read story

A photo taken from a drone shows the roundabout on state Highway 14 and Washougal River Road/15th Street.

Washougal ceremony celebrates ‘functional completion’ of Highway 14 roundabouts

A photo taken from a drone shows the roundabout on state Highway 14 and Washougal River Road/15th Street.

October 30, 2019, 9:18pm Clark County News

Mayor Molly Coston has noticed a distinct shift in how residents view roundabouts, based on social media posts. Read story

Algae blooms prompt advisory at Fallen Leaf Lake in Camas

October 28, 2019, 2:17pm Clark County News

Clark County Public Health is telling people to avoid water contact at Fallen Leaf Lake in Camas due to blooms of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. Public Health officials, responding to a report of a blue-green algae bloom, announced Monday that they had visited the lake and confirmed blooms… Read story

Drivers wait during a bridge lift on the Interstate 5 Bridge in 2012.

New I-5 Bridge project: Here we go, again … again

Drivers wait during a bridge lift on the Interstate 5 Bridge in 2012.

October 13, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

Political voices on both sides of the Columbia River are striking a positive tone and avoiding past battles as they launch a second effort to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

Ferry passengers sail past the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia. The opera house came in more than 1,300 percent over budget, but has become one of the world's most recognizable structures.

Megaprojects over time, over budget?

Ferry passengers sail past the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia. The opera house came in more than 1,300 percent over budget, but has become one of the world's most recognizable structures.

October 13, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

Replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge and other megaprojects are inherently difficult because of their size and complexity. Read story

Police SWAT vehicles leave a Hazel Dell neighborhood after a 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault after a three-hour standoff.

Man arrested after three-hour standoff in Hazel Dell

Police SWAT vehicles leave a Hazel Dell neighborhood after a 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault after a three-hour standoff.

October 5, 2019, 4:18pm Clark County News

A multihour standoff in a Hazel Dell neighborhood ended Saturday afternoon with the arrest of a 37-year-old man suspected of threatening his girlfriend and her daughter with a gun the previous day. Read story

A C-Tran bus is seen here in front of the Vancouver Community Library in February.  A woman has sued C-Tran after she says she suffered head injuries when a C-Tran bus crashed into a bus shelter in downtown Vancouver in 2016.

Woman sues C-Tran over 2016 crash at downtown bus shelter

A C-Tran bus is seen here in front of the Vancouver Community Library in February.  A woman has sued C-Tran after she says she suffered head injuries when a C-Tran bus crashed into a bus shelter in downtown Vancouver in 2016.

October 2, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

A woman is suing C-Tran for head injuries she said she suffered when a C-Tran bus crashed into a bus shelter in downtown Vancouver in 2016. Read story

A hand-scrawled sign promising people $20,000 per month for working at home stands in the median along Mill Plain Boulevard near PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

Clark Asks: Aren’t roadside signs against code?

A hand-scrawled sign promising people $20,000 per month for working at home stands in the median along Mill Plain Boulevard near PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

September 21, 2019, 6:05am Clark County News

One of Steve Hawkins’ hobbies is road cycling. When the Cascade Park resident is on his bicycle, he sees roadside signs advertising painting, weight loss and get-rich-quick schemes. Read story

Whipple Creek drains both urban and rural areas generally west of I-5.

Whipple Creek septic systems eyed after human markers found in tests

Whipple Creek drains both urban and rural areas generally west of I-5.

September 21, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

For years, bacteria levels in the Whipple Creek watershed have exceeded state standards for fecal contamination. Read story

A view of a planned conference room at the Clark Regional Wastewater District Campus.

Clark Regional Wastewater District plans $13 million facilities expansion

A view of a planned conference room at the Clark Regional Wastewater District Campus.

September 14, 2019, 5:04pm Clark County News

The wastewater district that serves more than 125,000 Clark County residents has outgrown its current facilities and will embark on a major expansion. Read story