Stories tagged: Vancouver
THURSDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
MONDAY, 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: SATURDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
Vancouver increases number of allowed pot shops
Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 2:29 P.M.
Man found dead in vehicle 12 days after he was last seen
A 78-year-old Washington state man who went missing while visiting family in Montana has been found dead in a car that crashed on a ranch north of Livingston, Montana.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
Washington Department of Natural Resources seeks denial of oil-terminal project
A Washington state agency in charge of protecting millions of acres of state land from wildfires is opposing a proposal to build an oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, citing risks of …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 11:23 A.M.
Union Pacific resumes service after derailment
Union Pacific has resumed train service through the Oregon city affected by last week’s fiery derailment.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 6:34 A.M.
Vancouver salary petition qualifies for ballot
The hefty pay raises Vancouver’s Salary Review Commission awarded the mayor and city council could go on the chopping block.
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 10:48 A.M.
Regulators to weigh proposed Vancouver oil terminal in June
Both supporters and opponents of a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver are preparing to face off in June in front of state regulators tasked with deciding the fate of the …
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016, 10:11 A.M.
Major spill from proposed oil terminal would be catastrophic, report says
A new report from the state Attorney General’s Office says an oil train or tanker accident in the Columbia River could cause more than $170 million in environmental damages and …
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen in WSUV research
Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.