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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017

Number of rapes reported in Vancouver on the rise

The number of rapes reported in Vancouver has risen in recent years, and police say they fear that the actual number of sexual assaults in the city could be much …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017

Clark County among first in U.S. to link salmonella outbreak to tuna

Clark County Public Health officials were among the first to identify a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to tuna loins and tuna steaks.

County, city calculate sales tax loss from ‘leakage’ to Oregon

Vancouver is losing out on more than $300,000 annually in vehicle registration tab fees, but that’s not the only financial loss the city endures when its residents hold on to …

Blood donations pour in for Vegas victims

So when Urdesich heard Bloodworks Northwest was collecting blood donations to support Las Vegas hospitals, she rolled up her sleeve and helped the best way she knew how. Urdesich was …

Confederate monuments near Vancouver to lose historic status

County officials in Vancouver, Washington, have voted to remove highway markers honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the Clark County Heritage Register.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017

Vancouver woman sharing signs of ovarian cancer with others

Teri Giangreco didn’t know the signs of ovarian cancer until she was sitting in her new gynecologic oncologist’s office discussing her stage 3 ovarian cancer diagnosis.

Outside View: Gorge fire is cause for mourning

Beloved hiking trails, forests, meadows and scenic areas are engulfed in flames, leaving those who long have been inspired by the region to wonder what will remain once the damage …

Vancouver teen primary suspect in Eagle Creek wildfire

Oregon State Police say they are confident they’ve identified the primary suspect in starting the Eagle Creek Fire – a 15-year-old Vancouver boy – and are conducting a thorough investigation …

Dozens march in Vancouver for DACA

Immigrant rights activists and supporters gathered in Esther Short Park on Wednesday afternoon to rally against worries the White House will scrub a program that protects hundreds of thousands of …

Ex-Evergreen teacher gets 6 months in ‘upskirt’ case

Former Evergreen High School teacher Matthew Morasch was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail for trying to take “upskirt” images of a girl in his class and another woman …

Confederate monuments defaced near Vancouver, Washington

Former highway markers honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis were defaced at a park named for Davis north of Vancouver, Washington.

Astoria, Ore., opposes proposed Vancouver oil terminal

Astoria, Ore., has added itself to the list of cities opposed to the Vancouver Energy oil terminal.

Two fires Thursday caused more than $1 million damage

The Vancouver Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of two fires Thursday that affected six buildings and caused more than $1 million damage.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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.

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

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 …

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 …

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.