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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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


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.


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 …


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.


Vancouver increases number of allowed pot shops

Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.


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.


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 …


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Union Pacific resumes service after derailment

Union Pacific has resumed train service through the Oregon city affected by last week’s fiery derailment.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


Some Vancouver city councilors would refuse salary hike

Several Vancouver city councilors on Monday said they would either decline the hefty pay recently allotted by the city Salary Review Commission or donate the extra pay to charity.


Not to Spokane levels, but Vancouver boosts pay for mayor, council

The city of Vancouver’s salary review commission adopted an ordinance by a 3-2 vote Wednesday setting the mayor and city council’s dramatically higher salaries for 2017-18.


Clark County woman sells plane used to spy on Nazis

On Friday, Sally Runyan will say goodbye to a piece of history: a 1936 Lockheed 12A that has a special story. Of the 130 of these planes built, the one …


Vancouver man accused of giving pot cake to his child

A Vancouver, Washington, man accused of giving his 4-year-old daughter marijuana-infused chocolate cake appeared Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on a child assault allegation.


Woman fatally shot by deputies near Vancouver, Washington

Authorities say a woman was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies near Vancouver, Washington, after she attacked them with a hammer and a knife.


Proposed Vancouver oil terminal gets thousands of comments

A state agency is now shifting through thousands of comments as it weighs a massive oil transfer terminal in southwest Washington.


Spectacular by nature

Every year, Trip Advisor hands out Travelers’ Choice Awards to 25 of the world’s best destinations, based on criteria that include natural beauty found on mountaintops and beaches and urban …


Spokane gains role in state oil train discussion

Spokane’s “voice will be heard” during this year’s discussion over the proposal to build a crude oil facility in Vancouver, Washington, which would greatly increase the amount of crude oil …


Just Forgette about it

Football games are won on the practice field, the weight room and the film room. And sometimes they’re won on the couch. That’s where Steven Forgette spent much of Eastern …


Indians rally to down Canadians 8-6

A shaky start wasn’t too much to overcome, thanks to John Kukuruda and Cody Kendall. Kukuruda and Kendall combined for five innings of no-hit baseball on Saturday night and Gonzaga …