Stories tagged: Vancouver
Sat., June 10, 2017
Andy Van Hees and Arlene Burns: Remember Mosier: Stop fossil fuel transports
The one-year anniversary of the oil train derailment in Mosier is a potent reminder that Spokane and all communities along the tracks are at risk.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Washington man sentenced for 2016 car explosions
A 22-year-old Washington man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for blowing up two vehicles with explosive devices at an apartment complex.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Boy, 16, dies after Vancouver drug robbery turns deadly
Two teen boys are facing murder charges after a robbery lead to the death of a 16-year-old boy in Vancouver.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Man accused of hiding camera in work restroom
A 31-year-old man is accused of planting a camera in a unisex restroom and recording his co-workers at his east Vancouver workplace.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Deputies who fatally shot inmate at Vancouver hospital identified
Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Benton to lead U.S. Selective Service System
Former Washington state Sen. Don Benton has been tapped to head the U.S. Selective Service System.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Landslide blocks train tracks near Vancouver, halting Amtrak service
A landslide has blocked train tracks near Vancouver, Washington, stopping Amtrak service between Portland and Seattle until Friday.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
I-5 Bridge bill draws favorable reviews at hearing
A Senate panel heard favorable reviews Tuesday for a House bill intended to restart the process to replace the chronically congested Interstate 5 Bridge.
Thu., March 9, 2017
Child porn case dropped as US refuses to show software code
Federal prosecutors have dropped child pornography charges against a Washington teacher after the U.S. Justice Department refused to disclose information about a software weakness it exploited during an investigation last …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Vancouver, B.C., police prepare for protests at new Trump tower
Police are preparing for protests when President Donald Trump’s two oldest sons officially open a new Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday, and the U.S. consulate is …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Would Dakota pipeline slow oil transport through Spokane, threaten terminal at Port of Vancouver?
Almost as soon as the Trump administration took office, the future of the Dakota Access pipeline looked certain. Any hopes held by protesters that the 470,000-barrels-per-day project could be stopped …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 1 p.m.
Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn’t warm
The furies unleashed by Donald Trump’s rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower is about to open.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 4:51 a.m.
Vancouver police: Son began trying to dismember mom’s body
Vancouver police say a 45-year-old man killed his mother at her Vancouver home last week and tried to dismember her before he was arrested.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
BRIEF: $1 million Mega Millions prize is still unclaimed
Some lucky soul picked up a million-dollar lottery ticket December in Vancouver, and hasn’t claimed it or doesn’t know they have it.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Senator Cantwell pays Vancouver a visit
When Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., was picking sites in Vancouver she wanted to see in person, it’s not a shock she picked locations that relate to freight. Last year, Cantwell …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
WSU Vancouver’s spring enrollment rises to high of 3,271
Spring enrollment at Washington State University Vancouver hit another high, with 3,271 students on the Salmon Creek campus this semester. That is a 3.2 percent increase over the 2016 spring …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
City of Vancouver backs I-5 Bridge replacement resolution
VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Vancouver City Council on Monday night supported an effort to declare replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge a project of statewide significance.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Vancouver man accused of posing as officer to lure women
A Vancouver man accused of posing as a police officer to lure two women has pleaded not guilty to rape, kidnapping and other charges.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Vancouver’s recent snowfall in top 10 in last 100 years
Vancouver-area residents are plowing their way through one of the top 10 snow events in the past 100 years.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Coal train partially derails in southwest Washington
A single car on a train carrying coal from Montana to British Columbia partially derailed in southwestern Washington state, but it remained upright and none of the coal spilled.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 12:42 p.m.
Men released in attempted murder case
Two men facing attempted murder charges in the stabbing of an acquaintance were ordered to be released from custody Thursday, due in part to issues involving the lead detective on …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 10:34 p.m.
Priest sentenced to jail for stealing from parish
The former priest at a Vancouver church has been sentenced to 40 days in jail and ordered to pay more than $35,000 in restitution for stealing thousands of dollars from …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Britain’s Prince William, Kate tour Vancouver without kids
Princess Charlotte and Prince George are with their nanny as Prince William and his wife, Kate, tour Vancouver.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 7 p.m.
Canada approves prescription heroin
The Canadian government has quietly approved new drug regulations that will permit doctors to prescribe pharmaceutical-grade heroin to treat severe addicts who have not responded to more conventional approaches.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Deny Vancouver Energy oil terminal, state official urges
Arguing that the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal creates “unprecedented and unacceptable” risks to the environment and Washington residents, Assistant Attorney General Matthew Kernutt in his closing brief recommended that …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 10 p.m.
Shopping with Snoop Dogg at Mary Jane’s House of Grass
As soon as he read that Snoop Dogg was making an appearance in Vancouver, Portland resident Derek Palmer bought the ticket, then he set to work on a gift for …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Washington attorney general’s office opposes Vancouver oil terminal
The Washington Attorney General’s Office has come out against a crude oil terminal being proposed in Vancouver.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
Vancouver bans future oil refineries, facilities in the city
The Vancouver City Council has voted to prohibit new or expanded crude oil storage facilities in the city.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
Two find loaded gun while playing Pokemon Go in SW Washington
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Authorities in southwest Washington say two brothers came across upon a loaded handgun in a field while playing the popular Pokemon Go game. The Clark County Sheriff’s …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
Vancouver native Alicia Cooper crowned Miss Washington
Vancouver native is on her way to the 2017 Miss America pageant. Miss Clark County Alicia Cooper, a graduate of Skyview High School, was crowned Miss Washington on Saturday.