8 hrs ago
3rd Clark Co. bridge over Columbia River revealed
The Vancouver Columbian reports the proposed bridge, championed by Clark County Commissioner David Madore, would cross the Columbia River at Highway 14 in Vancouver, jog to the west slightly, cross Government Island and connect to Northeast Airport Way in Oregon.
9 hrs ago
Wash. Firefighters Offering Tokens for Free...
July 26--District 6 firefighters noticed that some people they served had no way to get to or from the hospital after an emergency, such as a car crash.
14 hrs ago
What's in a label? Local beer and wine makers get creative
For designers of Clark County wine and beer labels, that means going beyond just walking the walk; they also have to drink the drink, Don Elliott, an award-winning designer who created most of the labels for Ridgefield's GougA©r Cellars, said with a laugh.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Rain hasn't made risk of wildfires disappear
Fire officials say that recent rain in Southwest Washington shouldn't lull residents into a false sense of security about the risk of wildfire.
Designs on a third bridge
Linda Figg, president and CEO of FIGG Engineering Group, gives her pitch to build an east county bridge over the Columbia River to a crowd at a Friday evening presentation at the Clark County Public Services Center in downtown Vancouver.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Sheriff's office won't escort grain inspectors past pickets
Local members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, locked out by United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver, added a 12-foot-tall inflatable rat to their protest on Aug. 15, 2013, at the east gate of the port.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Sex offender update
A level III sex offender recently registered as homeless in the Vancouver area. Milin Lee Carter, 52, is among the group of sex offenders considered most likely to reoffend.
Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines
Every year since 2010, they've watched one outbreak after another of the California fivespined ips, a little brown bark beetle that likes to feast on ailing pine trees.
Demonstration to show cooling power of trees
With summer heat expected to envelop the Vancouver area this weekend, the Master Gardeners of WSU Extension Clark County will visit Esther Short Park on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate both the "heat island effect" that occurs in urban areas, as well as the natural, air conditioning benefit that trees offer.
Weather Eye: It's been really wet, but summer will return Friday
Lots to chat about in the weather department. What a day Wednesday with that steady rain that looked like for a while it wouldn't end any time soon.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Updated Several crashes reported amid stormy weather
During Wednesday's record-breaking rainfall, five vehicles and a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 205 in Vancouver, which clogged traffic for several hours.
Grant equips BGPD cars with defibrillator units
Clark County Fire & Rescue secured a $17,500 grant through the Clark County Public Safety Education Committee to equip the patrol cars with the live-saving tool.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Clark County sheriff hopefuls have stellar voting records
Election ballots are trickling back into the Clark County Elections Department as candidates continue ramping up efforts to get out the vote.
Oregon crashes clog Clark County arterials
Crashes in Oregon this morning have caused heavy backup to spill onto the highways and city streets of Clark County.
Teen accused of setting Clark County grass fire
Clark County sheriff's deputies arrested an 18-year-old man accused of starting two grass fires at a school in Orchards, near Vancouver.
Weather Eye: Clash of air masses could produce thunderstorms
Today and Wednesday, we could see enough unusual activity to get weather enthusiasts excited.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Washington Policy Center
Seven new charter school applications submitted for approval
Last week seven groups of educators submitted their applications to open a new charter school in Washington.
Coroner: Electric Daisy attendee died of drug OD
Clark County coroner's officials have ruled 25-year-old Anthony Anaya's death an accident.
North county voters face decision on EMS levy
This summer, north county residents will decide the fate of a major funding tool that keeps North Country Emergency Medical Service running.
Morning Press: Lost in the wilderness, blasting under a mountain, pot ...
Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star Mountain and the vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.