Latest ERIK ROBINSON Stories

2008-10-10 21:00:17

By ERIK ROBINSON Banks of capacitors free of polychlorinated biphenyls at Bonneville Power Administration's substation at the Ross Complex in Hazel Dell.

2008-10-06 21:00:30

By ERIK ROBINSON Eleanor Shinn was exasperated. After the death of a family member this summer, the Vancouver woman had a medicine cabinet full of pain medications she needed to get rid of.

2008-10-02 21:00:15

By ERIK ROBINSON Representatives of Portland International Airport will have an open house next week in Vancouver to air plans to expand the north runway, manage airport noise and improve water quality. The Port of Portland will host the open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By ERIK ROBINSON The city of Camas soon will be in position to conserve a large natural area at the northeast edge of Prune Hill near Fallen Leaf Park.

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By ERIK ROBINSON James Kardouni, a state environmental scientist, dumps nontoxic dye into Burnt Bridge Creek on Wednesday. By tracking the flow of the dye, he hopes to learn where shade trees might be planted and pinpoint sources of pollution.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

By ERIK ROBINSON Alcoa will scoop 56,000 cubic yards of PCB-tainted sediment from the Columbia River near its old Vancouver smelter under a legally binding agreement reached this week with the state Department of Ecology.

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By ERIK ROBINSON An ecologically rich chunk of northwest Clark County would be permanently conserved under a land swap being considered by the county, the state Department of Natural Resources and a local family.

2008-09-03 21:00:10

By ERIK ROBINSON For an area characterized by the trappings of suburbia, the namesake creek on Vancouver's fast-growing northern fringe is surprisingly resilient.

2008-08-30 00:00:16

By ERIK ROBINSON Ocean conditions are shaping up for a big salmon return to the Columbia River and its tributaries beginning next year, according to federal scientists.

2008-08-27 00:00:44

By ERIK ROBINSON Cade Ulman was born in 2007 at 1 pound, 7 ounces. He is one of the smallest surviving infants delivered at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital. Mandy Clinch holds her 16-month-old son, Cade Ulman, while his sister, Carmen Clinch, 11, smiles at him during a NICU reunion.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'