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‘Sherman’s Lagoon’ wades into Columbia River debate

April 28, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Jim Toomey’s nautical comic strip, “Sherman’s Lagoon,” is set somewhere in the South Pacific, but in recent days the titular, clueless shark and his buddies dove into a controversy about… Read story

Virus slowdowns lower emissions

March 24, 2020, 6:00am Life

The global struggle to slow the spread of the coronavirus has brought with it canceled flights, closed businesses and a quickly escalating economic slowdown that could be devastating to millions.… Read story

Removal of dam will free Wildboy Creek after 55 years

March 12, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

SKAMANIA COUNTY — The calm surface of Kwoneesum Lake in the early-morning sun reflects the surrounding trees like a mirror. Read story

Environmental activists protest at Port of Vancouver

February 7, 2020, 11:23am Business

The protest was scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. and continue until 2:30 p.m., according to the group’s press release. A port official confirmed at about 10:45 a.m. that a protest was underway. No arrests have been made as of 11 a.m., according to activist Dylan Plummer, and he doesn't expect any arrests on Friday. Read story

Revamped watershed signs appear in Clark County

February 2, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Eric Lambert was chatting after Friday’s unveiling of redesigned watershed signs when a wind gust caused one of the old signs from the mid-1990s to tumble from its easel. Read story

Northwest RiverPartners steps up opposition to dam breaching

November 25, 2019, 8:14pm Clark County News

Northwest RiverPartners is ratcheting up its opposition to dam breaching as three federal agencies prepare to release a long-term review of 14 dams in the Columbia River basin. Read story

AP-NORC poll: 64% disapprove of Trump’s climate change views

September 12, 2019, 10:04am Latest News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support government actions that he has sometimes scoffed at. Read story

Tapani agrees to settle water-quality suit

September 4, 2019, 8:00pm Business

A Battle Ground construction company has agreed to improve its stormwater pollution plan and provide $374,000 for water quality projects to settle a lawsuit alleging the company violated the federal Clean Water Act. Read story

Working in Clark County: Sarah Croston, assistant guide, Mount St. Helens Institute

September 2, 2019, 6:03am Business

AMBOY — The scene at the Mount St. Helens Institute around noon Aug. 23 was a bit of a frenzy. Read story

Study: Kalama methanol plant would reduce emissions

August 30, 2019, 3:58pm Business

LONGVIEW — The proposed $2 billion Kalama methanol plant would cause a net reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Friday morning. Read story