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After Surprise Withdrawal, 1 Candidate Remains In Vancouver Mayoral Race

OPB | Sept. 27, 2017 8:30 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver mayoral candidate Steven Cox says that he is ending his campaign. That leaves Anne McEnerny-Ogle as the only remaining candidate in the race.

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Guidebook Helps Newly Homeless Survive On Clark County's Streets

OPB | Aug. 31, 2017 6:07 p.m.

For the newly homeless, surviving on the streets can be a challenge. But a new pocket guidebook is trying to make it easier to find help.

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Tensions With Wash. AG Office May Have Led To EFSEC Chair's Resignation

OPB | Aug. 23, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council chair Bill Lynch announced his resignation recently, after repeated clashes with the state attorney general's office over a proposed oil terminal decision.

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Washington Pushes Deadline On Vancouver Oil Terminal Decision

OPB | July 1, 2017 2:31 p.m.

The deadline to reach a decision on a controversial oil terminal planned for Vancouver has been pushed back again.

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Vancouver’s Fourth Plain Residents Welcome Change, Fear Gentrification

OPB | June 15, 2017 9:28 a.m.

Ten years ago, a neighborhood in Vancouver, Washington, was identified as a place ripe for development. As plans ramp up, some wonder whether change will be a good thing.

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Washington State Approves Draft Air Permit For Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | May 3, 2017 9:25 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Environmentalists are concerned about a draft air permit that has been released for a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver.

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Washington State Study To Examine High-Speed Rail Options

The Columbian | April 27, 2017 8:35 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee hopes to someday connect the northwest by a train traveling at speeds faster than 250 mph between Vancouver, B.C., and Portland.

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Nagbe, Timbers Beat Whitecaps 2-1

AP | April 23, 2017 8:25 a.m. | Portland

Darlington Nagbe scored a spectacular goal and Darren Mattocks added his first of the season as the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.

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As A Waterfront Icon Is Demolished, Vancouver Braces For A New Identity

OPB | April 17, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Big things are starting to take shape on the Vancouver waterfront. The southwest Washington city’s $1.5 billion redevelopment plan has been in the works for more than a decade.

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Landslide Disrupts Amtrak Service Between Vancouver And Portland

AP | April 13, 2017 8:05 a.m. | Seattle

A landslide has blocked train tracks near Vancouver, Washington, stopping Amtrak service between Portland and Seattle until Friday.

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Vancouver’s North Bank Gallery To Close In May

OPB | April 10, 2017 10:45 a.m.

One of the city's most prominent contemporary art galleries falls victim to rising rents.

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Port Of Vancouver Names CEO Finalists

OPB | Jan. 10, 2017 8:24 a.m. | Portland

The Port of Vancouver has named three finalists for CEO. The finalists were chosen from about 80 applicants and will be interviewed later this month.

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In Portland And Vancouver, A Tale Of 2 Storms

OPB | Dec. 15, 2016 2:41 p.m.

Wednesday's snowstorm left countless Portland drivers and students stranded on roadways. But just across the Columbia River in Southwest Washington, the storm was business as usual.

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Canadian Prime Minister Approves Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion

Northwest News Network | Nov. 30, 2016 10:02 a.m.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has approved a controversial proposal to increase the capacity of a pipeline to suburban Vancouver.

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Vancouver Passing Affordable Housing Levy

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 8:30 p.m. | Portland

Voters in Vancouver, Washington, were passing a property tax levy that would fund affordable housing in the city.

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Vancouver Salary Commission Approves 4 Percent Raises For Mayor, Councilors

The Columbian | Aug. 12, 2016 8:20 a.m.

After months of heated debate and community input, the Vancouver Salary Review Commission approved incremental raises of 4 percent for the mayor and city councilors for the next two years.

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Port Of Vancouver Cancels Bio Sciences Facility

OPB | Aug. 9, 2016 2:23 p.m.

The Port of Vancouver is scrapping plans to build a new life sciences facility at the site of a former hotel.

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Cowlitz Tribe Can Continue Casino Construction, Following Court Ruling

OPB | July 29, 2016 12:16 p.m. | Portland

Construction of a half-billion-dollar new casino 15 minutes north of Portland can continue full bore Friday following a federal appeals court ruling.

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Washington AG Voices Opposition Over Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | July 29, 2016 9:56 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington’s Attorney General said Friday that he is opposed to a proposal for the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Wash.

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Trial-Like Portion Of Vancouver Oil Terminal Review Ends Friday With Public Hearing

OPB | July 28, 2016 10:56 a.m.

For the last five weeks, Washington’s energy council has conducted a trial like review of the Vancouver Energy Project.