columbia river crossing

Leavitt, Pike face off in Portland op-eds

I suppose the Columbia River Crossing is still technically alive, which explains why¬†the Portland Tribune published guest columns today from Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt and state Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, […]

“It is not her role to create a project for Southwest Washington”

Vancouver City Councilor Jeanne Harris, who lost in the August primary and will leave the council at the end of this month, isn't going quietly. During Monday's workshop with Mark Brown, […]

NYT article on CRC touches nerves in DC

Earlier this month, my husband and I were part of a 12-member relay team that finished Ragnar Northwest Passage, a 196-mile trek from Blaine to Whidbey Island. We were in […]

NYT: Leavitt and Hales have “picked up the ball” after CRC collapse

The New York Times published an article Tuesday on the failed Columbia River Crossing headlined, "Washington and Oregon Cities Try to Evade Political Jam to Build a Bridge." The gist of […]

No more CRC? No problem

There's been a familiar formula for public comment at C-Tran board meetings in recent years. It usually goes something like this: Columbia River Crossing. Light rail. Vote of the people. Rinse. […]

Columbia River Crossing: 2005-2013

You've probably heard by now that the Columbia River Crossing is dead. Writing the story Saturday night, after the Washington and Oregon governors pulled the plug on the $3.4 billion megaproject, […]

Madore challenges C-Tran board vote

A protest lodged by Clark County Commissioner David Madore aims to reverse a May 21 vote by the C-Tran Board of Directors related to the Columbia River Crossing. Facing a crossroads […]

No clapping in Mr. Ganley’s class

It's been a good month for public comment in Clark County. First, there was the marathon Clark County commissioners meeting on May 7, where a lengthy public hearing and outrage over […]

Disclaimer: Clark County not responsible for bad information

Last week, Clark County commissioners decided to put a link on the county website to the "other side" of opinions on the Columbia River Crossing. Apparently the county has linked to […]

A drive down memory lane

Pop quiz: Anyone recognize this? Ron Onslow does. That's an old token for the Interstate 5 Bridge (back when it was called the Vancouver-Portland Toll Bridge), and the Ridgefield mayor was […]

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