Stories tagged: vancouver
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
Niko, a Vancouver family’s dog, survived 31 days in the wilderness after getting hit by a car.
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
Authorities in Oregon are searching for a Vancouver, Wash., woman who went missing while floating with friends on the Willamette River.
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
After 20-some years of sewing clothes for homeless children, the Helping Hands Sewing Group has noticed some changes.
Thu., May 30, 2019
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray visited a Vancouver union hall Wednesday on her first stop to promote her new pro-union bill, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act.
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019
An Oregon man was arrested on suspicion of murder with sexual motivation in the death of a Vancouver woman found strangled in her bed nearly 25 years ago. Investigators have …
Mon., April 29, 2019
Surge in U.S. measles cases leads to extraordinary measures; Vancouver, Wash., declares end to outbreak
Quarantines in California. Fines in New York City. Orders for some people to avoid public places in Rockland County, New York.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
The Vancouver-area measles outbreak may be drawing to a close.
Fri., April 5, 2019
The family of a Vancouver man, who was deported after staying at an Everett Motel 6 in February 2017, may be entitled to a portion of a $12 million settlement …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
A Vancouver woman unknowingly provided critical DNA information that led police to arrest a distant relative in a 39-year-old homicide case in Iowa.
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019
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
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
Two confirmed cases of measles in Hawaii were in unvaccinated children who traveled to Hawaii from Washington state.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
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
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
Vandals killed 700,000 chum salmon in Vancouver late in December.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
Southwest Washington voters have elected Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, to serve a fifth term in Congress.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
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
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
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
Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island.
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
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
Linda Harbaugh knew she had to leave her home on Livingston Mountain – the space was too depressing.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018
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
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
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 …