Stories for October 28, 2009
Opponent: Birdwell used his city e-mail in the Voters’ Pamphlet A La Center City Council member is the subject of a state elections law complaint for listing his city e-mail address in the county voter’s pamphlet.
Brina Sych scored twice, and the Union girls soccer team clinched its second consecutive league title on Tuesday with a 3-0 win over Hudson’s Bay.
The daughter of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is recovering after surgery to repair injuries sustained on a family trip to Central Washington over the bye weekend.
With no signs that the H1N1 pandemic is slowing in Southwest Washington, health officials are stepping up efforts to get limited vaccines to those who most need them.
Series will feature pair of former home run champions NEW YORK — Ryan Howard thought about the World Series and his eyes widened.
Purchase of $12.7M of preferred stock aims to buoy lending Regents Bancshares Corp., the parent company of Regents Bank in Vancouver, last week became the latest bank to receive federal stimulus money.
Two Washington utilities received $35.8 million for smart-grid infrastructure projects as part of a $3.4 billion federal stimulus package announced Tuesday. The grants will help pay for transmission system upgrades at Spokane-based Avista Utilities and the Snohomish County Public Utilities District in Everett.
Auto reliability Consumer Reports issued predicted reliability rankings for 2010 vehicles Tuesday. This shows how each of 33 brands ranked.
CHICAGO — Fighting with your former employer in court can be a long, expensive slog, and in the case of Kathy Lawlor, neither side has come out satisfied.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a civil complaint on Monday against members of a liberal activist group who staged a news conference to falsely announce that the 3 million-member business federation had reversed its stance on climate change legislation.
I can’t stand debt. One of my missions in life is to help keep people out of debt.
Younger workers will need to save more and work longer DES MOINES, Iowa — Workers in more than half of U.S. households will likely be unable to retire at 65 at the same lifestyle they enjoy today, a new study says.
Credit card charges included alcohol, violating city policy A $57 “surf and turf” dinner. An $88 bottle of wine. A $72 bill at the Eye Candy Lounge & Bar. All three were charges on Washougal Mayor Stacee Sellers’ city credit card during a May trip to Las Vegas. All were made on the taxpayers’ dime.
PORTLAND — The deliberation was short, with the jury requiring mere minutes to render the first verdict of the season: Greg Oden is a shadow of his former self.
Facility was site for state championships in soccer Roland Minder is looking forward to the new Doc Harris Stadium. That does not mean he dislikes the current facility.
Camas landmark set to get facelift at season’s end CAMAS — Doc Harris Stadium, as we know it, will soon be going into seclusion, taking some time away from the public eye.
Portland muscles its way past Houston in season opener PORTLAND — The roughness was smoothed out. The questions were replaced by answers. And instead of trying to flip a switch, the Portland Trail Blazers simply turned out the lights and made the Rose Garden glow.
Did you see where University of Central Florida freshman guard Marcus Jordan, son of basketball legend Michael Jordan, insisted he would only wear Nike Air Jordan shoes and not the school-issued adidas?
Confidence is low despite some positive signs CHICAGO — The housing market and stocks may be looking up, but Americans just can’t shake their job worries.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has tossed out federal fraud convictions against two salespeople who used late-night infomercials to tout their stock-trading abilities and lure customers.
Ford makes headway against high-ranked foreign brands DETROIT — Asian automakers are still building the most reliable cars and trucks, with eight of the top 10 brands from Japanese and Korean companies, according to an annual survey by Consumer Reports.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — FedEx Corp. officials say a congressional bill that would make it easier for its employees to unionize would lead to a monopoly for rival UPS Inc. UPS however argues the bill would create an even playing field.
There was no championship hangover for these Lakers.