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Trucks commonly use the Interstate 5 Bridge, but frequent congestion slows movement of freight.

Interstate 5 Bridge project replacement receives $1M federal grant

Trucks commonly use the Interstate 5 Bridge, but frequent congestion slows movement of freight.

October 14, 2022, 2:57pm Clark County News

The Interstate 5 Bridge Replacement Program received its first federal funding: a $1 million planning grant from the Federal Highway Administration. Read story

Vancouver police Officer Andrea Mendoza escorts a suspected shoplifter into a patrol car Wednesday at the Fred Meyer store in Cascade Park. The woman was booked into the Clark County Jail on suspicion of third-degree theft and later released. The agency says this is a growing problem and has begun patrol shifts emphasizing retail theft.

Vancouver police put special emphasis on retail theft

Vancouver police Officer Andrea Mendoza escorts a suspected shoplifter into a patrol car Wednesday at the Fred Meyer store in Cascade Park. The woman was booked into the Clark County Jail on suspicion of third-degree theft and later released. The agency says this is a growing problem and has begun patrol shifts emphasizing retail theft.

October 14, 2022, 6:04am Business

Vancouver police Detective Jason Nicholson sat in an unmarked car in a parking lot across the street from the Cascade Park Fred Meyer on Wednesday afternoon and waited for a radio signal from his sergeant. Read story

Half rack of ribs from Creekside Barbecue.

Clark County’s new(ish) barbecue hot spots are superbly saucy

Half rack of ribs from Creekside Barbecue.

October 14, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

I visited two Vancouver barbecue spots that opened during the pandemic to see if they were ready for kickoff. Both scored touchdowns. Read story

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks with people in the crowd before receiving Pacific Northwest Waterways Association's 2022 Legislator of the Year Award. She received the award in 2016 for introducing a grant program that helped reduce congestion at U.S. ports.

Sen. Cantwell lauded by ports, businesses during Vancouver visit

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., speaks with people in the crowd before receiving Pacific Northwest Waterways Association's 2022 Legislator of the Year Award. She received the award in 2016 for introducing a grant program that helped reduce congestion at U.S. ports.

October 13, 2022, 5:50pm Clark County News

Sen. Maria Cantwell doubled down on her role as the “freight senator” in an acceptance speech Thursday after being named the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association’s Legislator of the Year. Read story

On Monday, the Vancouver City Council unanimously approved naming this park after Ida Bell Jones, a prominent figure in Vancouver's Black community after World War II. The park is located in the Rose Village neighborhood, where Jones once lived.

Vancouver City Council names park after Ida Bell Jones

On Monday, the Vancouver City Council unanimously approved naming this park after Ida Bell Jones, a prominent figure in Vancouver's Black community after World War II. The park is located in the Rose Village neighborhood, where Jones once lived.

October 13, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

For some of those who look to landmarks to tell the history of their community, the past may seem quiet — almost as if it’s missing. Read story

Part of a vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street will be the location of the third Safe Stay community, the city of Vancouver announced Tuesday. The lot is shown from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn on Sept. 14.

Downtown Vancouver eyed to host city’s third Safe Stay Community for homeless people

Part of a vacant lot at West 11th Street and Daniels Street will be the location of the third Safe Stay community, the city of Vancouver announced Tuesday. The lot is shown from the front steps of Briar Rose Inn on Sept. 14.

October 12, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

The city of Vancouver announced Tuesday that it intends to transform a vacant downtown lot that was previously the site of New Heights Church as the site for the city’s third Safe Stay Community. Read story

Crews unload a nacelle, the piece where the blades and turbine of a wind turbine meet, from a ship at the Port of Vancouver in March 2019. The port has sought to position itself as a major wind energy import destination in recent years.

U.S. awards $4.1 million to Vancouver shipping company Tidewater for electric cranes

Crews unload a nacelle, the piece where the blades and turbine of a wind turbine meet, from a ship at the Port of Vancouver in March 2019. The port has sought to position itself as a major wind energy import destination in recent years.

October 11, 2022, 5:20pm Business

A shipping company at the Port of Vancouver is expected to receive millions in federal funding for new equipment to improve its operations for containerized cargo while simultaneously cutting emissions. Read story

Stephen A. Lubeck, 29, makes a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and operating a vessel while under the influence.

Man accused of vehicular homicide in fatal Vancouver jet ski crash

Stephen A. Lubeck, 29, makes a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and operating a vessel while under the influence.

October 10, 2022, 12:14pm Clark County News

A judge ordered a Vancouver man be held on $250,000 bail in connection with a fatal jet ski crash Sunday night in the Columbia River near the Waterfront Vancouver. Read story

Joe Kent, right, smiles as he speaks on a panel with others at the RV Inn Style Resort Convention Center on Sept. 8, 2022. Kent is running against Marie Gluesenkamp Perez in a race in Washington???s Third Congressional District.

Election conspiracies cast a shadow over GOP, Washington midterms

Joe Kent, right, smiles as he speaks on a panel with others at the RV Inn Style Resort Convention Center on Sept. 8, 2022. Kent is running against Marie Gluesenkamp Perez in a race in Washington???s Third Congressional District.

October 10, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Politics

On a Thursday night in early September, 500 people paid $15 to hear an ex-Army captain and a high school math teacher regale them with tales of secret algorithms and suspicious voting trends. Read story

Pink Lemonade Project CEO Susan Stearns, right, talks with Portland resident Nicole Bell on Sept. 8 at The Standard Volunteer Expo at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland. The nonprofit is trying to recruit more volunteers and raise its profile.

Vancouver-based Pink Lemonade Project emerges from pandemic bigger, stronger

Pink Lemonade Project CEO Susan Stearns, right, talks with Portland resident Nicole Bell on Sept. 8 at The Standard Volunteer Expo at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland. The nonprofit is trying to recruit more volunteers and raise its profile.

October 9, 2022, 6:05am Breast Cancer

The Vancouver-based Pink Lemonade Project is growing exponentially. Read story