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March 30, 2023

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A 60-foot Vine bus at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver.

C-Tran ready to roll The Vine along Highway 99 from Vancouver waterfront to WSU Vancouver

C-Tran’s board of directors has unanimously approved a plan for a third line of bus rapid transit, known as The Vine, to run along Highway 99 from Vancouver’s waterfront to…
Clark County News
Ellsworth Elementary School is among the Clark County school campuses named in a wage theft suit filed by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries against Vancouver-based construction company 360 Sheetmetal LLC.

L&I: Vancouver contractor owes $201,223 to 20 workers

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries found that Vancouver-based contractor 360 Sheet Metal violated state prevailing wage laws during construction projects at four schools in Clark County.
The Interstate 5 Bridge crosses the Columbia River on Oct. 11, 2022.

Legislature weighs bills to allow tolls on new I-5 Bridge

Tolling is the talk of the town, at least in Olympia.
Clark County Politics
Washington State Capitol in Olympia.

Washington’s $70B budget proposals boost state worker raises, special ed

Democratic budget writers in the Legislature want to plow billions of new dollars into climate-change projects, K-12 schools, and substance-use and mental-health programs, according to their budget proposals for the…

Clark County

A truck crashed Sunday near the 35000 block of Northeast Washougal River Road. The Clark County Sheriff's Office identified the driver who was killed in the crash as Corey Hermance of Camas.

Camas man killed in pickup crash Sunday on Washougal River Road

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office identified a Camas man as the person who died after he crashed a stolen pickup into a tree Sunday along…


Fisher Investments in Camas (The Columbian files)

Fisher Investments: Camas offices won’t close over HQ shift to Texas

Fisher Investments will not close its Camas offices as it moves its corporate headquarters to Texas, but the financial advisory firm said it will allow…


FILE - People march through 8th Street in downtown Boise, Idaho, May 3, 2022, in response to the news that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. Roe was overturned in June 2022. Idaho lawmakers are considering a measure that would bar adults from taking minors to obtain an abortion without their parent's consent. (Sarah A.

Idaho law could criminalize helping minors get abortions

Idaho lawmakers are considering making it illegal for an adult to help a minor procure an abortion without parental consent.

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Hudson?s Bay coach Greg Peavey talks to his players during a break in the action in a 2A Greater St. Helens League baseball game in Ridgefield on Monday, March 27, 2023.

Hudson’s Bay baseball’s hot start comes with close winsvideo icon

The baseball season at Hudson’s Bay High School has been exciting so far this season.


People pray during a community vigil held for the people killed during the Covenant School shooting on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

Mass shootings seldom shift partisan policies despite outcry

Public outrage is swift following mass shootings, such as the killing of six people at a Christian elementary school in Nashville. Sorrow and sympathy are…

Editor's Choice

Washougal freshman Benjamin Johansen competes in the pole vault on March 21 during a track and field meet at Columbia River High School. All high school athletics could be eliminated at Washougal High School if voters don't approve a replacement levy in April.

If Washougal, Woodland levies fail in April, sports face elimination

As a five-sport varsity athlete whose Washougal High School career is winding down, Chloe Johnson knows the powerful impact Washougal School District sports have had…

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