Stories tagged: Vancouver
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Another gender discrimination lawsuit was filed against the city of Vancouver last month, this time by a police officer, alleging discrimination based on sex, harassment and retaliation.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
A measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest became more worrisome Wednesday with word that people infected with the extremely contagious viral illness traveled to Hawaii and central Oregon after being …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
Two confirmed cases of measles in Hawaii were in unvaccinated children who traveled to Hawaii from Washington state.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
When the news broke Friday that the 35-day partial federal government shutdown had temporarily halted, employees at the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver readied themselves for a fresh set of …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 2:04 p.m.
A measles outbreak near Portland has sickened 35 people in Oregon and Washington, with 11 more cases suspected. Thirty-one patients had not been vaccinated against measles.
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 12:22 p.m.
Vandals killed 700,000 chum salmon in Vancouver late in December.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined the city of Vancouver $60,000 for spilling nearly 600,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Columbia River.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:23 a.m.
Three Vancouver businesses have joined a fundraising campaign to aid victims of the Camp Fire in Northern California. Trap Door Brewing, Brothers Cascadia Brewing and Great Western Malting will help …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Authorities say deputies arrested a man after they say he held people hostage in a vehicle in a Vancouver Walmart parking lot and then caused the store to go into …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
Fear and faith: Inside the last days of an American missionary died on tribe’s remote Indian Ocean island
The night before John Chau returned for the last time to India’s remote North Sentinel Island, he struggled with a sense of fear that his death might be imminent.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Vancouver Red Cross volunteer Ron Burby starts work helping those displaced by the lethal Camp Fire in Northern California today, after he was deployed to the wildfire-ravaged state Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Southwest Washington voters have elected Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, to serve a fifth term in Congress.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
A transient man who allegedly attacked and raped a woman who was walking to her mother’s residence in February 2017 made a first appearance Thursday in Clark County Superior Court.
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
The second of three teenagers allegedly involved in a robbery and kidnapping, tied to the abduction of a 4-year-old girl, appeared Tuesday morning in Clark County Superior Court.
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Vancouver police officers arrested a man Sunday suspected in a robbery and kidnapping connected to the alleged abduction of a 4-year-old girl by her mother last week.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island.
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Clark County updated its codes earlier this year, making ADUs easier and cheaper to build. The city of Vancouver also made changes to its ADU policies a little more than …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 12:16 p.m.
Linda Harbaugh knew she had to leave her home on Livingston Mountain – the space was too depressing.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
An 18-year-old woman charged with reckless endangerment for allegedly pushing her 16-year-old friend off a bridge has made her first court appearance.
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Harbaugh felt a tap on her shoulder and looked up. A young man asked her if she was OK, and if she needed help. She explained how she was feeling, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
Learning new music can strengthen connections in the brain and improve myelin, a covering around the nerve cells in brains, research shows. That can help conduct nerve impulses at higher …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
A woman accused of injuring her 16-year-old friend when she pushed the teen off a bridge in Washington state has been charged with reckless endangerment following a shove captured on …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
The Frontier Hard Chrome Inc. Superfund Site has been officially deleted from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Priorities List.
UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
A 13-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday after picking up a plastic bottle tossed from a passing vehicle, only to have it explode in her hands, according to the Vancouver …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Since 2002, Vancouver Public Schools has “stepped out of its lane” – as many educators here say – to help children living in the city’s most impoverished neighborhoods.
Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has fired a deputy photographed wearing, and who apparently merchandises, apparel affiliated with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for its white nationalist rhetoric …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
CytoDyn, the Vancouver biotechnology firm, intends to file with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take its HIV treatment to market, after spending roughly $150 million to development the …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
The Jim Henson Company, the Los Angeles production company best known for creating “The Muppets,” announced Monday it will launch a children’s series around Slumberkins, educational dolls that were first …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Jonathan Dutson long dreamed of moving to the Pacific Northwest, where its lush greenery offered a respite from the scorching Arizona sun he grew up beneath. But Dutson was looking …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
This summer is shaping up to be a big one for Blokable, the Seattle construction technology company that hopes to upend the market for new affordable housing.