Stories tagged: vancouver
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Thu., June 7, 2018
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
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 …
Sat., May 12, 2018
Officials said three people were killed and another suffered critical injuries in a crash in Vancouver, Washington.
Wed., May 9, 2018
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
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.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
An on-duty security guard has been found dead in an apparent homicide in Vancouver, Washington.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
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.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
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
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 …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Whether Vancouver becomes an oil town is up to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
More than 3,100 donated items of business clothing for men and women were available Friday during the Suits for Soldiers event. That’s four times the donations received in 2016, when …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
The city of Vancouver is snow ready. In fact, preventative measures have already occurred. The city applied de-icer to streets Monday evening for the first time this year.
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
That marks a victory for those who have opposed the effort to establish Vancouver as an oil town. It also marks a reinforcement of the area’s desire to maintain and …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
A state energy panel has voted to recommend that a massive oil-by-rail terminal proposed along the Columbia River in Washington state be denied.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
The state Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the attempted murder conviction of a Vancouver man who accidentally recorded himself beating and threatening to kill his wife.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
A critic of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver has a solid lead in a port commissioner race that may shape the project’s future.