Poll: Voters support background check measure

OLYMPIA — A new poll released this week shows most Washington state voters support a ballot measure requiring universal background checks on gun sales and transfers, but that same survey suggests that undecided voters could swing the outcome of a rival gun initiative that would prevent any expansion beyond the national standard.

Masons seeking new home

It's never easy to find a new home, but members of the Masons fraternal organization in Clark County have it worse than most as they prepare to move out of a building that's been their home for decades.

State to get breast cancer license plates

Vancouver resident Maureen Gatens Thompson had seen pink-tinged breast cancer awareness license plates on cars in other states, and she wanted to see similar pink-ribboned plates in Washington.

Firehouse Subs quenches sandwich cravings

Firehouse Subs is a fast-casual restaurant which is part of a nationwide franchise founded by brothers and former firefighters Chris and Robin Sorensen. Vancouver's store opened in December 2013 and is one of more than 830 locations. It is the first in Washington.


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The Moda Center Food Review: Killer Burger

Welcome to the first regular season edition of the Moda Center Food Review. On Wednesday

Tailgate Talk

Oregon students play beer pong where? On what?

This post on Si.com raises so many issues. First, they actually make inflatable American

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Portrait 2014

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This year's edition reflects a new approach as we share stories and videos of some of the people who make our county such a special place to live, work, learn and play. More


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