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Vancouver Red Cross volunteer heads to Camp Fire front lines

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 re-elect Rep. Herrera Beutler to fifth term

Southwest Washington voters have elected Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, to serve a fifth term in Congress.


Spokane man makes first appearance in alleged rape of Vancouver woman

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.


Second suspect in Vancouver child abduction case appears in court

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.


One arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and robbery connected to abducted girl

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.

Large earthquakes off Vancouver Island

Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island.


ADU interest on the rise in Southwest Washington

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 …


Vancouver woman finds outlet to cope with mental illness

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.

Teen accused of shoving friend off bridge appears in court

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.


Vancouver woman finds creative outlet to cope with mental illness

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.

Vancouver memory care facility using music therapy

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.

Woman charged in Moulton Falls bridge push

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 …


EPA delists federal Superfund site in Washington state

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.

Vancouver girl seriously hurt when discarded bottle explodes in her hands

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 …


Vancouver schools helping families living in poverty

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.


Clark County deputy fired over Proud Boys sweatshirt

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.

Vancouver’s CytoDyn prepares to market its HIV drug

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 …


Vancouver doll company Slumberkins lands TV deal

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 …


Abuse survivor finds new life, success in Pacific Northwest

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 …


Blokable builds on idea

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.


Vancouver man, son dusted by volcano’s ash

Vancouver’s Mark Havens and his 16-year-old son, Nicholas, were on a quick tour through Antigua for a more touristy stop to start their Guatemala mission trip when, on Sunday, a …


UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Judge: Washington teen must repay $37M for starting Columbia River Gorge wildfire

A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it’s unlikely the boy …


3 dead in roll-over crash in Vancouver

Officials said three people were killed and another suffered critical injuries in a crash in Vancouver, Washington.


Scientist keeping Hawaiians informed from Vancouver

From an office in Vancouver, scientist Liz Westby has been helping Hawaiians keep up with news about their volcanic eruption.


UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:39 p.m.

Thousands march to protest Canada pipeline expansion project

Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada’s tar sands to the Pacific Coast.


Security guard found dead in Vancouver, Washington, homicide

An on-duty security guard has been found dead in an apparent homicide in Vancouver, Washington.


Pastor pleads guilty to trying to smuggle 280 pounds of pot

A former church pastor in Vancouver has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge for trying to smuggle more than 280 pounds of pot into the country from Mexico.


Libraries, readers on hold for ‘Fire and Fury’

Demand for the book has been “Fury”-ous, so local library patrons will have to wait a while to check out the best-seller by Michael Wolff.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 4:02 p.m.

Vancouver officials deal blow to proposed oil terminal

The port of Vancouver’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to terminate a rolling lease on property that would hold the nation’s largest rail-to-marine oil terminal if the project’s backers …


Washington governor to decide town’s oil fate

Whether Vancouver becomes an oil town is up to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.