Jeffrey Mize, The Columbian

Jeffrey Mize

The Columbian

Vancouver, WA, United States

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Past articles by Jeffrey:

Clark Asks: Why not replace I-5 Bridge trunnion while traffic’s light?

With people hunkered down at home because of COVID-19, wouldn’t now be a good time to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge’s cracked trunnion? → Read More

Vancouver officials concerned toilet paper substitutes could cause blockages

With consumers snatching up every roll of toilet paper available, public agencies may face problems from residents flushing toilet paper substitutes. → Read More

Elections expects 50 percent turnout for presidential primary

Despite voter confusion and irritation over having to select a political party, Clark County election officials say they are on track for a 50 percent turnout in Tuesday’s presidential primary. → Read More

Washington House approves Sen. Ann Rivers’ animal cruelty bill

A self-professed dog lover has helped push a bill through the Legislature that updates animal welfare law. → Read More

Inslee signs legislation named for slain Vancouver transgender teen

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law today a bill that will prevent a defendant from using so-called panic defenses upon discovering a victim’s gender identity or sexual orientation. → Read More

Construction to begin on easing Mill Plain congestion near I-205

Construction will start next month to improve traffic flow along one of the most heavily traveled streets in Vancouver. → Read More

Rep. Matt Shea may not be emcee for GOP Lincoln Day in Clark County

Embattled Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, may be out as master of ceremonies for the Clark County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day event. → Read More

Three dogs, two cats killed in Salmon Creek house fire

A fire ripped through a two-story Salmon Creek house Friday morning, killing three dogs and two cats. → Read More

Clock ticking for Clark County residents to drop off ballots

You still have time to vote in today’s election. → Read More

Senate committee approves Tiffany Hill Act

A proposed law to provide electronic monitoring and victim notification cleared a Senate committee Thursday. → Read More

Washington nation’s 3rd worst for driving

No one likes to finish dead last, so let's give a big thank you to Hawaii and Rhode Island. → Read More

Washougal Democrat to seek seat in Legislature

A member of the Washougal School Board intends to run for state representative in the 18th Legislative District this year. → Read More

Snow likely to fall but not stick around in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area

After several days of bracing for winter weather, snow might finally be here. → Read More

Washington, Oregon get another 5 years on I-5 bridge funds

Washington and Oregon have five more years to make substantial progress on replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge to avoid repaying $140 million in federal dollars spent on the failed Columbia River Crossing. → Read More

Clark Regional Wastewater District plans $13 million facilities expansion

The wastewater district that serves more than 125,000 Clark County residents has outgrown its current facilities and will embark on a major expansion. → Read More

Expect Highway 14 delays near Washougal starting late Thursday night

Drivers on state Highway 14 in Washougal should expect upcoming delays and consider using alternate routes as work continues on building a roundabout at 32nd Street. → Read More

Tuesday open house set on 179th Street projects

Last month, the Clark County Council approved a $66.5 million plan that will allow development to proceed on more than 2,000 acres along the 179th Street corridor on both sides of Interstate 5. → Read More

Herrera Beutler seeks Inslee’s help to block Oregon tolling plan

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, wants Gov. Jay Inslee to oppose tolling Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in Oregon. → Read More

State: Use lane space before ‘zipper’ merge

Rick Keniston looked ahead toward the largely empty lane on the right side of state Highway 14, just east of Interstate 205. → Read More

Next president, CEO of Visit Vancouver USA hails from Virginia

Cliff Myers, who has more than 20 years of tourism, convention and hotel experience in Virginia, will become the next president and CEO of Visit Vancouver USA. → Read More