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first_imgThe current Interstate 5 Bridge, seen here looking toward the Oregon shore from under the lift span, is actually two bridges. The upstream bridge is older. Check out the weekend’s weather forecast for Clark County here.This week’s top stories and news you may have missed:Environmental services director job description alteredThe job description for Clark County environmental services director — the position state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, was hired to May 1 — was altered on Clark County’s website in September, and county officials are currently working to figure out why that occurred.The changed job description came to the attention of Democratic Commissioner Steve Stuart last week when a county resident queried the county on why the changes had been made.Stuart said he’s looked into the matter and said former County Administrator Bill Barron requested the changes be made in his final weeks before his Sept. 10 retirement.Stuart said he asked Barron on Monday why he made the request for the changes, but that Barron told him he couldn’t recall the reason.Stuart said he intends to take the current job description to the board to “be clear if the updated job description is what the board expects.”last_img read more