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Clark County Public Works to host virtual open house set for 179th St. project

January 21, 2022, 5:56am Clark County News

Clark County Public Works will host a virtual open house on the proposed Northeast 179th Street project at 5 p.m. Jan. 27. Neighbors and community members can learn about activities associated with the reconstruction of two intersections. Read story

A conceptual design shows one way the Interstate 5 Bridge replacement could look passing through Vancouver's downtown area. This option shows a single stacked bridge, while another other shows two bridges. Both incorporate high-capacity transit and a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicycles.

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program unveils visuals that are ‘an example of direction we’re going’

A conceptual design shows one way the Interstate 5 Bridge replacement could look passing through Vancouver's downtown area. This option shows a single stacked bridge, while another other shows two bridges. Both incorporate high-capacity transit and a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicycles.

January 20, 2022, 7:27pm Business

Commuters and Interstate 5 Bridge users can now see conceptual 3D images of what two different design options being considered for the bridge’s replacement would roughly resemble in Vancouver’s downtown area. Read story

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Battle Ground man accused of selling Vancouver man pills that caused his death

The Clark County Courthouse.

January 20, 2022, 7:09pm Clark County News

A Battle Ground man is accused of selling a Vancouver man narcotics, including fentanyl pills, that authorities say caused his death in August. Read story

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Man sentenced to more than two years in prison for soliciting teens at Vancouver Mall

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January 20, 2022, 7:09pm Clark County News

A man who solicited two teenage girls — one of whom was a juvenile — for sex in the parking lot of Vancouver Mall in March was sentenced Thursday to nearly three years in prison. Read story

A stolen truck crashed through the window at the Lewisville Market & Deli early Sunday.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office plea: Help stem car thefts

A stolen truck crashed through the window at the Lewisville Market & Deli early Sunday.

January 20, 2022, 6:18pm Clark County News

Facing what it calls a “significant increase” in reported auto thefts, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division on Thursday asked for the public’s help in reducing the number of cars stolen. Read story

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday.

Hospital admissions surge 62.7 percent in Clark County as COVID-19 cases rise

An ambulance passes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center on Wednesday.

January 20, 2022, 3:43pm Clark County Health

Clark County reported a surge in hospital admissions this week as the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to push new cases to unprecedented highs. Read story

Oregon woman faces charges after crashing allegedly stolen truck on I-5

January 20, 2022, 2:45pm Clark County News

A woman crashed a stolen pickup into a cable median Wednesday morning on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield, blocking both directions of the freeway for about an hour, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Woodland bus routes delayed, Castle Rock elementary school class closed due to COVID

January 20, 2022, 1:40pm Clark County News

An elementary school class is closed through Friday and bus routes for two Cowlitz County schools were canceled or delayed Thursday due to students and staff with COVID-19 symptoms. Read story

Burgerville customers can Warm Hearts

January 20, 2022, 6:04am Business

Burgerville is participating in Clark Public Utilities’ Operation Warm Heart this year, a program designed to help families in crisis pay their electric heating bills. It is the seventh year Burgerville has participated in the program. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Third dry weekend in a row on its way; look out for fog

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

January 20, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Here we are again facing another weekend and wondering will we have sunshine? I can tell you it will be our third dry weekend in a row. Skies overhead will be clear as high pressure shunts weather systems away from us. The only factor will be fog that forms overnight… Read story