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One of the new city-themed buses featuring photos of Washougal is pictured on a C-Tran bus as it stops at the Fisher's Landing Transit Center in Vancouver on Dec. 13, 2019.

C-Tran might lower its fares

One of the new city-themed buses featuring photos of Washougal is pictured on a C-Tran bus as it stops at the Fisher's Landing Transit Center in Vancouver on Dec. 13, 2019.

November 4, 2021, 6:03am Business

C-Tran is considering lowering its rates next year, a temporary measure meant to help those who rely on public transit, and also because tax collections exceeded its projected budget for 2022. Read story

The Interstate 5 bridge pictured from the air on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

How should new I-5 Bridge be laid out? Program wants your input

The Interstate 5 bridge pictured from the air on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

November 4, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Three options for the layout of a new Interstate 5 Bridge are under consideration by leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program: a curved twin span, a straight twin span and a straight stacked alignment. Read story

Eric LaBrant reelected to Port of Vancouver seat

November 2, 2021, 9:31pm Clark County News

Eric LaBrant appeared to have won the Port of Vancouver commission race on Tuesday with 63.19 percent of the votes, a large margin over Greg Seifert, who drew 36.81 percent of the votes. Read story

Longview-based petroleum company Wilson Oil Inc. is building a light industrial facility with three buildings along one of the last undeveloped properties on Fruit Valley Road, according to plans submitted to the city of Vancouver.

Light industrial complex planned for Fruit Valley Road in Vancouver

Longview-based petroleum company Wilson Oil Inc. is building a light industrial facility with three buildings along one of the last undeveloped properties on Fruit Valley Road, according to plans submitted to the city of Vancouver.

November 2, 2021, 6:04am Business

A Longview-based petroleum company plans to build a light industrial facility with three buildings along one of the last undeveloped properties on Fruit Valley Road, according to plans submitted to the city of Vancouver. Read story

Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, during a tour on Monday. The drug-discovery company, founded in Portland in 2011, moved to Vancouver in 2016. (Randy L.

Thank you, E. coli: Vancouver’s Absci uses bacteria to make ‘exciting’ drug discoveries

Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, during a tour on Monday. The drug-discovery company, founded in Portland in 2011, moved to Vancouver in 2016. (Randy L.

October 31, 2021, 6:05am Business

The first thought to run through Sean McClain’s head was something along the lines of: “We did it.” Read story

Candidates for Clark Regional Wastewater District seek to keep rates low

October 29, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Norman Harker, the incumbent District 2 commissioner at the Clark Regional Waste Water District, is facing political newcomer Bruce Campbell in Tuesday’s general election. Read story

The First Citizen for 2020 and 2021 was awarded to Diana Avalos-Leos. According to her colleagues and partners, she is a champion for those without a voice, an advocate for the most vulnerable and a creator of pathways for unrepresented youth in Clark County.

Diana Avalos-Leos honored as First Citizen for 2020-2021video icon

The First Citizen for 2020 and 2021 was awarded to Diana Avalos-Leos. According to her colleagues and partners, she is a champion for those without a voice, an advocate for the most vulnerable and a creator of pathways for unrepresented youth in Clark County.

October 28, 2021, 7:02pm Clark County News

As Diana Avalos-Leos’ father always used to tell her, “ ‘No sigas al líder. Tenías que ser tú,’ ” according to her mother, Lourdes Casas. “ ‘Never follow the leader. It has to be you.’ ” Read story

Kirkland Development has submitted plans to the city of Vancouver to build a four-building, mixed-use development where Who Song & Larry's and the former Joe's Crab Shack building now stand.

Plans to redevelop Vancouver riverfront include space for Who Song & Larry’s

Kirkland Development has submitted plans to the city of Vancouver to build a four-building, mixed-use development where Who Song & Larry's and the former Joe's Crab Shack building now stand.

October 28, 2021, 6:04am Business

New plans for a four-building, mixed-use development on the Columbia River just east of the Interstate 5 Bridge may yet include space for the venerable Who Song & Larry’s Restaurant and Cantina. Read story

Fountain Village Apartments in east Vancouver sold to new owners.

Two Vancouver apartment complexes sold for $59M

Fountain Village Apartments in east Vancouver sold to new owners.

October 27, 2021, 6:40pm Business

Two Vancouver apartment complexes have been sold for $59 million to a Canada-based real estate investment trust. Read story

The homepage of the Washington Employment Security Department.

400 fewer Clark County residents employed in September

The homepage of the Washington Employment Security Department.

October 26, 2021, 6:44pm Business

There were 400 fewer employed residents in Clark County in September, but the recovery continues on an upward trend, said Scott Bailey, regional economist for Southwest Washington. Read story