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UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

New director chosen for West Plains-Airport development authority

Todd Coleman, the Port of Vancouver’s former director, has been hired to lead the West Plains-Airport Area Public Development Authority.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:32 p.m.

Developers end effort for oil terminal along Columbia River

A project to build a massive oil-by-rail terminal in southwest Washington officially ended Tuesday when the project’s developers and the Port of Vancouver terminated a lease for a site along …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:09 p.m.

Critic of Vancouver oil terminal wins costly port race

An outspoken critic of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver won a port commissioner race that may shape the project’s future.

High court: Vancouver port meetings should have been public

Several meetings that the Port of Vancouver held in private to discuss a lease for a proposed oil-by-rail terminal should have been open to the public, the Washington Supreme Court …

Port of Vancouver has record year for tonnage

The Port of Vancouver had a record year for tonnage last year, though imports and operating revenues are less glowing.

State Supreme Court sides with Port of Vancouver in oil terminal suit

The Port of Vancouver didn’t violate the State Environmental Policy Act when it leased property for what could be the nation’s largest oil terminal, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled …

Vancouver bans future oil refineries, facilities in the city

The Vancouver City Council has voted to prohibit new or expanded crude oil storage facilities in the city.

Port of Vancouver rail maintenance goes the extra mile for safety, official says

Hundreds of things could go wrong with the thousands of locomotives pulling millions of tons of cargo across the country every day. So the Port of Vancouver maintains its 38 …

Regulators to weigh proposed Vancouver oil terminal in June

Both supporters and opponents of a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver are preparing to face off in June in front of state regulators tasked with deciding the fate of the …

Second oil terminal possible in Vancouver, document says

The Port of Vancouver has agreed to pay $45,000 and has released further details about plans for an oil-by-rail terminal to settle a public records lawsuit.

Fears about oil train safety, impacts voiced at hearing

A proposal to ship North Dakota crude oil through Spokane by train drew mostly opponents at a hearing Wednesday night. About 75 people showed up for the state hearing on …