Anthony Macuk, The Columbian

Anthony Macuk

The Columbian

Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Anthony:

Developers plan 250-unit apartment complex in Vancouver’s Heights District

Less than two months after the Vancouver City Council reopened the door for development in the Heights District, the first potential project has come knocking. → Read More

Sewer work will close part of N.E. 99th Street

A stretch of Northeast 99th Street between Northeast 105th Avenue and 107th Avenue will close for the winter due to a sewer construction project, according to a press release from the Clark Regional Wastewater District. → Read More

Vancouver-based Molecular Testing Labs unveils hepatitis C test

Vancouver-based Molecular Testing Labs announced Tuesday it will release a new hepatitis C test that uses dried blood samples from finger pricks rather than an intravenous blood draw. → Read More

C-Tran breaks ground on Vancouver’s second bus rapid transit line

C-Tran’s second bus rapid transit line is officially on the way. → Read More

Felida home show spotlights stucco-style siding

Visitors arriving at this year’s Northwest Natural Parade of Homes in Felida are likely to notice an exceptionally wide range of exterior finishes on the new lineup of houses. Three of the seven houses in the lineup are partially or fully outfitted with Hardie Textured Panels, a new exterior finish product from siding supplier James Hardie. → Read More

Vancouver Clinic expands to Oregon

Vancouver Clinic is planning to expand its footprint to Oregon, opening a new line of medical offices under the brand name Enliven by Vancouver Clinic. → Read More

Downtown Vancouver buses on detours this weekend

C-Tran will detour several bus routes through downtown Vancouver this weekend due to the PeaceHealth AppleTree Marathon events, the agency announced in a press release Thursday. → Read More

Apartment building planned at Waterfront Vancouver Block 19

Another apartment tower is in the works at The Waterfront Vancouver. A developer submitted a pre-application packet to the city earlier this month outlining plans for a 180-unit building on Block 19, one of the blocks along the railroad tracks near the western edge of the redevelopment area. → Read More

Vancouver police seek help finding missing man

Vancouver police are seeking assistance from the public to help locate endangered Vancouver resident Richard Denney, who was last seen at home at around 8 a.m. Saturday, according to a press release from the Vancouver Police Department. Denney’s family stated that he suffers severely from Alzheimer’s disease and is incapable of caring for himself, police said. → Read More

Vancouver police ask public to help locate missing, endangered man

Vancouver police are seeking assistance from the public to help locate endangered Vancouver resident Richard Denney, who was last seen at home at around 8 a.m. today, according to a press release from → Read More

Vancouver, Washougal plan events to commemorate 9/11

Vancouver and Washougal will each host events Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. → Read More

Clark Public Utilities CEO gets pay raise

The Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to increase CEO and general manager Lena Wittler’s pay from $254,000 to $267,000, retroactive to July 1. Her other benefits, including a $400 monthly car allowance, remain unchanged. → Read More

Ridgefield to celebrate Pioneer Street railroad overpass

Ridgefield residents won’t have to wait much longer to start using the new Pioneer Street railroad overpass. The $15 million project is wrapping up the final bits of construction and is targeted to open to traffic by the end of October. → Read More

Interstate 5 delays expected near Woodland through weekend

WOODLAND — Drivers heading south on Interstate 5 through Woodland should expect to encounter congestion and delays this weekend, according to a press release from the Washington State Department of Transportation. Crews with a WSDOT contractor will be performing pavement rehabilitation work along a two-mile stretch of the southbound freeway between the North Fork Lewis River and East Fork Lewis… → Read More

PeaceHealth officials expect COVID-19 surge to peak Sept. 4

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center officials announced Wednesday morning that their modeling suggests that the current wave of COVID-19 patients at the hospital will reach its peak on about Sept. 4. → Read More

Vancouver City Council’s unanimous vote eliminates final hurdle for homeless shelter

The Vancouver City Council voted unanimously Monday to update the city’s Commercial and Transient Lodging Use language, removing a clause that previously appeared to differentiate between homeless shelters and other lodging operations, such as hotels. → Read More

More rental help is coming for Clark County residents

Clark County announced Tuesday that it will accept a new round of applications next week for up to 800 households seeking to join the wait list to receive rent assistance — including help with back-owed rent — through the Treasury Rental Assistance programs. → Read More

Vancouver approves mixed-use plan for former Hewlett-Packard site

The Vancouver City Council gave final approval Monday to a development agreement for the Vancouver Innovation Center, a project which will revamp the 47-acre former Hewlett-Packard industrial complex in east Vancouver and redevelop the surrounding 132-acre campus into a mixed-use community. → Read More

Vancouver-based software firm Hubb acquired by Intrado

Vancouver-based event planning software company Hubb has been acquired by telecommunications company Intrado. The price of the sale was not disclosed. → Read More

Voodoo Doughnut coming to Vancouver in November

Portland’s landmark Voodoo Doughnut, known for its distinctive pink carryout boxes and wide range of over-the-top novelty offerings, is preparing to open a store in Vancouver. Voodoo Doughnut CEO Chris Schultz confirmed the plan this week. → Read More