Snohomish man gets 45½ years in home invasion

A Snohomish man with no prior criminal history was sentenced to more than 45 years in prison Thursday for serving as a lookout during a home-invasion robbery Dec. 19 in Ridgefield. During the robbery, a victim was tied up and several firearms were stolen.

State GOP support to Stewart hits $89,000

Money keeps flowing into Republican Clark County commissioner candidate Jeanne Stewart's campaign coffers, and that could result in a change to her opponent Craig Pridemore's election strategy.

Consultant: Savvy plan, vibrant buildings will boost downtown

By taking a savvy approach to signing up new tenants and focusing on sprucing up buildings and streetscapes, Vancouver's downtown property owners will make further progress in developing a lively mix of businesses and pedestrians in the city's core, a Portland consultant said Thursday.


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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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