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Pike peddling bridge ideas, but not to RTC

State Rep. Liz Pike doesn't have a bridge to sell you. The Camas Republican does, however, have some ideas she'd like to share. She just won't be sharing them with the […]

What’s the plan again?

You don't need to tell the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council that local traffic congestion is bad and getting worse. The agency is in the middle of a Congestion Management Process […]

Council candidate Julie Olson takes first stand

Though the Columbia River Crossing is dead, Clark County Council candidate Julie Olson didn’t waste any time before sharing her thoughts on light rail. “In respecting the will of voters in […]

Light rail conspiracy theory

First, let's get something out of the way: The Columbia River Crossing is still dead. Yet the ghost of the proposed Interstate 5 Bridge replacement continues to haunt government meetings in […]

C-Tran board publicly, awkwardly discusses light rail deal

For several months, the C-Tran Board of Directors has discussed its controversial light rail contract with TriMet mostly in closed executive sessions. A surprise motion by Clark County Commissioner David Madore […]

Searching for a CRC successor

Let's face it: The words "Columbia River Crossing" carry a certain stigma these days. Mere mention of the project that came to be known as the CRC immediately stokes a range […]

CRC “thank-you” resolution likely won’t be introduced

For those who may have seen this Facebook post by State. Rep Liz Pike ... and wondered what resolution she was talking about, I've posted a link to it below. I […]

Dead, dormant … or delusional?

I follow "Overheard in the Newsroom" on Twitter, because it produces occasional gems: This quote came to mind during a July 7 Vancouver City Council meeting, when councilors were discussing whether […]

Columbia River Crossing, Jr.

I figure I haven't written my last story about the Columbia River Crossing. But I didn't see this one coming. This week's Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council meeting included a look […]

Columbia River Crossing: 2005-2014

After the Columbia River Crossing died -- the first time, in 2013 -- we wondered what an obituary for the controversial megaproject might look like. Turns out, that may have been […]

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