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The painted median between state Highway 500 and Interstate 205 in Vancouver. Last summer, the Washington State Department of Transportation took a lane out and changed this interchange to improve traffic flows onto the Interstate. But some southbound drivers lost quick route to the Mill Plain exit during heavy traffic.

Clark Asks: Change to I-205 interchange straightforward solution

The painted median between state Highway 500 and Interstate 205 in Vancouver. Last summer, the Washington State Department of Transportation took a lane out and changed this interchange to improve traffic flows onto the Interstate. But some southbound drivers lost quick route to the Mill Plain exit during heavy traffic.

January 10, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Life

Why did the Washington Department of Transportation take away one lane on southbound Interstate 205 at the mall exit? Read story

James Kice, administrative assistant for Clark County Historical Museum, looks over a comb that was recovered when they built one of The Columbian’s parking lots.

Clark Asks: What’s it mean when site has potential archaeological significance?

James Kice, administrative assistant for Clark County Historical Museum, looks over a comb that was recovered when they built one of The Columbian’s parking lots.

January 2, 2018, 6:01am Clark County News

Battle Ground’s Jake Bechtel and his family were just moving into his new home this summer and, on a lark, he did some exploring on the Clark County assessor’s office website. Read story

Drivers merge off and on state Highway 500 and Interstate 5 via East 39th Street last week. Unlike most interchanges, which directly connect one highway to another, the one at Highway 500 partially requires the use of surface streets, which can be an annoyance for some.

Clark Asks: No northbound I-5 ramps from Highway 500?

Drivers merge off and on state Highway 500 and Interstate 5 via East 39th Street last week. Unlike most interchanges, which directly connect one highway to another, the one at Highway 500 partially requires the use of surface streets, which can be an annoyance for some.

December 13, 2017, 6:02am Clark County News

Why is there no direct on- and offramp to (north) Interstate 5 from state Highway 500? Read story

Construction continues on the 134th Street Lofts on recent morning. Kirkland Development, who is developing the lofts, said its single driveway for entry and exit won’t lead to a traffic bottleneck.

Clark Asks: Is one driveway enough for Salmon Creek apartment complex?

Construction continues on the 134th Street Lofts on recent morning. Kirkland Development, who is developing the lofts, said its single driveway for entry and exit won’t lead to a traffic bottleneck.

November 15, 2017, 6:00am Clark County Life

While everyone else plays armchair engineer about freeway lanes and interstate bridges, Bill Craig is scratching his head over a driveway. Read story

The grave marker for Ira Scales at Park Hill Cemetery in Vancouver. The body of Scales, who died in 1933, was kept at the partly completed Columbia Memorial Mausoleum in Vancouver until 1959, when it was moved with two other bodies to Park Hill Cemetery.

Clark Asks: Death of a Mausoleum in Vancouver

The grave marker for Ira Scales at Park Hill Cemetery in Vancouver. The body of Scales, who died in 1933, was kept at the partly completed Columbia Memorial Mausoleum in Vancouver until 1959, when it was moved with two other bodies to Park Hill Cemetery.

October 29, 2017, 6:03am Clark County Life

Dense underbrush and mysterious ivy-covered lumps dot the modern hillside near Harney Elementary School, but underneath that landscape lies a creepy tale of bad financing, poor management and missing bodies. Read story

Clark Asks: Road crews fill potholes with help of a long, dry summer

October 8, 2017, 6:01am Clark County News

Since last winter's particularly snowy season, potholes have been on the mind of many Clark County drivers. Read story

The sprawling Hudson House dorm complex at Vancouver’s Kaiser shipyard.

Clark Asks: The flamey history of Hudson House

The sprawling Hudson House dorm complex at Vancouver’s Kaiser shipyard.

September 10, 2017, 6:05am Clark County News

Jarvis Smartt’s great-uncle was part of a little-known aspect of one the most significant chapters of Vancouver history. Read story

Grass and weeds grow through the cracks and along the edges of the gore on the southbound Interstate 5 Fourth Plain Boulevard exit in Vancouver. Readers wanted to know who owns and who is responsible for vegetated medians and public spaces around roads.

Clark Asks: Whose job is median maintenance?

Grass and weeds grow through the cracks and along the edges of the gore on the southbound Interstate 5 Fourth Plain Boulevard exit in Vancouver. Readers wanted to know who owns and who is responsible for vegetated medians and public spaces around roads.

August 9, 2017, 6:01am Clark County News

Who owns medians -- those areas in the center of the roadways that are often planted with some sort of landscaping? By extension, whose job is it to make sure they don't begin to resemble an abandoned lot? Read story

Customers peruse products in a case at Main Street Marijuana in downtown Vancouver. The city’s portion of the marijuana taxes will go toward law enforcement.

Clark Asks: Where does marijuana tax money go? Police

Customers peruse products in a case at Main Street Marijuana in downtown Vancouver. The city’s portion of the marijuana taxes will go toward law enforcement.

July 22, 2017, 6:02am Clark County News

Vancouver Assistant Police Chief Mike Lester once used to enforce the laws against marijuana, but now his paycheck is partially funded by it. Read story

Amy Bounds’ husband, Jeff, uses a wheelchair, so she’s on the lookout for places they can go on family outings. Bounds, right, and two of her children, Rebecca, 15, and Ian, 17, checked out the Salmon Creek Greenway and Trail in Vancouver on July 1. Randy L.

Seven options for those who use a wheelchair to get outdoors in Southwest Washington

Amy Bounds’ husband, Jeff, uses a wheelchair, so she’s on the lookout for places they can go on family outings. Bounds, right, and two of her children, Rebecca, 15, and Ian, 17, checked out the Salmon Creek Greenway and Trail in Vancouver on July 1. Randy L.

July 9, 2017, 6:00am Clark County Health

Amy Bounds wants to enjoy the outdoors with her family. The hitch: Her husband uses a wheelchair. Read story