Stories for June 2, 2010
A league source confirmed a report by ESPN on Wednesday that New Orleans plans to soon offer its vacant head-coaching job to Portland assistant Monty Williams, if Boston assistant Tom Thibodeau does not accept the job by this evening. “I’ve been in this way too long to get too high or too low,” Williams said Tuesday. “I never believe anything until I sign on the line.”
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Insect researchers say they aren't seeing much evidence of a tiny fruit fly that last year showed a fearsome appetite for Oregon's fruit and berries.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she and President Barack Obama have agreed to try to work together on a solution to the nation's immigration and border security woes.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State Police say a pickup truck swerved after driving into standing water on State Highway 22 west of Salem, triggering a four-car crash on Wednesday afternoon.
Vancouver men were cold, wet, but unharmed
Two Vancouver men who became disoriented in white-out fog while descending Mount St. Helens in foul weather on Tuesday spent the night under a shelter made of fir boughs and a tarp.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Portland Fire Bureau spokesman says a 15-year-old boy is missing after he jumped into rain-swollen Johnson Creek on Wednesday night in an effort to swim across.
Thursday will bring late storm, 19th straight day of wet weather
Another drenching June rainstorm will arrive late Thursday evening, punctuating the 19th straight day of measurable rainfall in Vancouver. “It’s not your typical pattern for late spring,” said Steve Starmer, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Portland. “We’ve had a very active, moist jet stream coming across the Pacific.”
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- No top-prize tickets were sold in Washington for Wednesday's $262 million Powerball drawing, the Washington State Lottery's $2.3 million Lotto jackpot or the $310,000 Hit 5 cashpot.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Chris Wondolowski scored his sixth goal of the season in the 79th minute Wednesday night and the San Jose Eathquakes salvaged a 2-2 tie with the Columbus Crew.
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has rejected calls from the United Nations and others for an international investigation of its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.
Carlos Roman ran, was found hiding, police said
Vancouver police and a tracking dog converged in the Burton area early Wednesday afternoon and captured a fugitive who allegedly stabbed a woman last weekend, seriously injuring her. Carlos Roman, 19, was found hiding near the 8100 block of Northeast Burton Road after running from officers, according to a bulletin from the Vancouver Police Department.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins will be without outfielder Michael Cuddyer for a few days following the death of his father-in-law.
HONOLULU (AP) -- Olympic gold medal skier Bode Miller is taking a swing at tennis.
A roof made of drought-resistant plants lowered a Clark County couple's heating, cooling bills. To learn more, read Thursday's Columbian.
BOSTON (AP) -- Kurt Suzuki hit two of Oakland's four homers as the Athletics showed unusual power in overcoming Boston's 18-hit attack and holding on to beat the Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday.
2:15 p.m. collison was on Highway 500
For the second time in two days, a text-messaging driver caused a collision, this time a rear-end crash on state Highway 500 on Wednesday afternoon, police said. About 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Gina M. Turnbull, 20, of Camas was driving east near Stapleton Road when two cars ahead of her stopped for traffic, according to a bulletin from the Washington State Patrol.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Investigators seek the cause of the crash of a small helicopter into a Spokane area neighborhood that killed a student pilot.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) -- Investigators say a student pilot has died in the Wednesday afternoon crash of a light helicopter that fell into the backyard of a home near Felts Field airport in Spokane Valley.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) -- A light helicopter crashed into the backyard of a home near Felts Field in Spokane Valley, and a Spokane television station reports the student-pilot was killed.
Clark County’s own Drake Kemper has been named Crush of the Month for June by the online teen magazine Miss Moxie.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says the United States plans to play in the world championships in Turkey, but will watch to see if events in that part of the world force a change.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- San Diego's Alex Ching shot a 6-under 66 on Wednesday to take the individual lead in the NCAA Division I men's golf championship, while Florida State took a commanding advantage in the team competition.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels right fielder Bobby Abreu hit his 500th career double against the Kansas City Royals to join an exclusive major league club.
Manager Don Wakamatsu makes announcement before game
Ken Griffey Jr. retired Wednesday night, ending one of the great careers in baseball history. The 40-year-old Griffey told the Mariners that he was done playing, and manager Don Wakamatsu made the announcement before Seattle faced Minnesota.
BEND, Ore. (AP) -- A bullet plant in Bend has been evacuated after an explosion and fire. Fire officials say a worker who smelled smoke pulled an alarm, and everybody got out before the explosion minutes later.
SEATTLE (AP) -- An anonymous donor is offering to pay a notorious Washington state teen burglar $50,000 if he turns himself in by next Tuesday.
CAMANO ISLAND, Wash. (AP) -- News that an Everett bounty hunter is joining the search for elusive teen bandit Colton Harris-Moore has drawn mixed reaction on Camano Island, where Harris-Moore grew up.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Texas Rangers designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero was taken to the hospital after a ball he hit in batting practice ricocheted off the cage and struck him above the left eye.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Gov. Chris Gregoire says that another special legislative session in Washington state is a possibility if Medicaid match money doesn't come through from the federal government.
SILVER LAKE, Wash. (AP) -- Cowlitz County sheriff's officers are investigating a southwest Washington fight that involved about nine men and ending with serious injuries to two of them.
SILVER LAKE, Wash. (AP) -- Cowlitz County sheriff's deputies are investigating a stabbing with multiple victims in southwest Washington.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Women who survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide are getting a helping hand from the New York Yankees.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu says Ken Griffey Jr. is retiring.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Now that the New York area is getting a cold weather Super Bowl, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is going to try to do the same for the nation's capital.
CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (AP) -- Dan "Larry the Cable Guy" Whitney has spent a day with the real-life blue collar guys at the Rough and Ready Lumber mill outside Cave Junction, Ore.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man has been charged with manslaughter and assault resulting from a January crash near Eugene that killed a young girl.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals batting coach Mark McGwire missed his second straight game, a day after his wife gave birth to triplets.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Cubs announcer Ron Santo has returned to Chicago after being released from a Pittsburgh hospital, where he stayed overnight following the Cubs-Pirates game on Monday.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Texas Rangers right-hander Tommy Hunter is scheduled to make his first start of the season against Tampa Bay on Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona State has taken away the interim tag from baseball coach Tim Esmay.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities say a used car dealer is headed to prison for fraud, despite attempting to place a voodoo hex on prosecutors handling his case in Los Angeles.
Camas police this afternoon released the name of a teenage boy was found drowned in Lacamas Creek on Monday, a half-mile upstream from Northeast Third Avenue.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jorge Posada has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and inserted into the New York Yankees lineup as the designated hitter for their game against the Baltimore Orioles.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres have activated outfielder Scott Hairston from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Luis Durango to Triple-A Portland.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle police say they have arrested four people after a string of robberies and stun-gun attacks on women.
COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) -- Smokers in Coos Bay will have to curb their habit when visiting Mingus Park.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tulsa Shock guard Alexis Hornbuckle has been suspended for two games by the WNBA on Wednesday, a day after pleading guilty to a charge for driving while impaired by alcohol.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee was scratched from the lineup less than 90 minutes before Wednesday night's game against the Pirates due to a tight right hamstring.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- June has barely begun and it is already setting records in Oregon for wet weather.
Officers, deputies, prosecutors join for 11-mile run to raise awareness, funds
The annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run is both a public awareness campaign and fundraiser, signaling the arrival of this weekend’s statewide Special Olympics in Fort Lewis.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Imagine a day when every NFL player has a transmitter in his helmet -- to record how many blows to the head he's receiving.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A small fire caused the World Trade Center building in downtown Portland to be evacuated Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A small fire caused the World Trade Center building in downtown Portland to be briefly evacuated Wednesday afternoon.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A small fire caused the World Trade Center building in downtown Portland to be evacuated Wednesday afternoon.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- NHL general managers are recommending that players who deliver blindside hits to the head be given a 5-minute penalty and ejected from games.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Women's College World Series will have a new look this year.
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Someone dumped some paint in a storm drain in Ashland and it ended up in picturesque Ashland Creek -- right in the section visible to outdoor diners at restaurants on The Plaza.
KUFSTEIN, Austria (AP) -- World Cup qualifier Serbia was held to a scoreless draw by Poland in a friendly match played in rainy conditions Wednesday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Packers cornerback Al Harris says there's no doubt he'll be back helping Green Bay on the field this season after a major knee injury.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- While Mike Krzyzewski is flattered by all the reports linking him to the NBA, he insists he's not leaving Duke.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Defenseman Sheldon Brookbank has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks.
WAUNAKEE, Wis. (AP) -- Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne says his Rose Bowl rings, a bracelet commemorating his selection as the top player in college football and other items worth more than $140,000 have been stolen.
MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) -- Former Stanford swimming coach Tom Haynie has died.
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors have hired veteran NBA coach P.J. Carlesimo as an assistant.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is rejecting claims that it offered a job to a Colorado Democrat if he would drop out of a Senate race against a candidate favored by President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is facing fresh questions over back-room dealmaking.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Yale men's hockey coach Keith Allain will be in charge of the 2011 U.S. national junior team.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A man pleaded guilty in Spokane Wednesday to raping a woman he met at a church function.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe, the team's top playmaker the last four seasons, has become an unrestricted free agent after failing to come to an agreement on a multiyear contract.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- A man who killed another man in Burlington after a bar fight was sentenced Wednesday in Mount Vernon to more than 16 years in prison.
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) -- A loose tire shattered the windshield of a car Wednesday on Interstate 5 at Tukwila.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- An Energy Department review has concluded that a program for protecting workers from a toxic metal at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site has a number of weaknesses and could have been implemented more quickly.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- The federal government plans to release the results of an investigation into worker exposure to beryllium at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site.
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Ashland officials are trying to find the person responsible for dumping cream-colored paint into a storm drain.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota coach Brad Childress says he is not concerned with the trash-talking tweets going on between Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and Saints safety Darren Sharper.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- The defense in the Tacoma trial of Latanya Clemmons rested Wednesday without calling her to testify.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- Attorneys for the man accused of killing 14-year-old Stephanie Condon plan to ask for the trial to moved out of Douglas County.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chipper Jones has left Atlanta's game against Philadelphia with an injured finger.
LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State Police say a 3-month-old girl died in a rollover crash on Interstate 84 west of La Grande.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger is taking nearly all the snaps with the regulars, and apparently will do so until the Pittsburgh Steelers' voluntary practices end next week.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says the team is working closely with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to make sure he turns his life around, but Tomlin is not offering any specifics.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Junior middleweight titleholder Cory Spinks' defense against Cornelius Bundrage has been postponed.
NEW YORK (AP) -- British actor Simon Pegg says he lost an iPod and a camera in a New York City hotel burglary, but his habit of safeguarding his wedding ring apparently kept it from being stolen.
WINTERTHUR, Switzerland (AP) -- Enrique Vera and Lucas Barrios scored first-half goals to help Paraguay beat Greece 2-0 Wednesday in the last World Cup warmup game for both teams.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The University of Kansas' chancellor has ordered a university review of a gift of exercise equipment given to athletic director Lew Perkins.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker is running pass routes again four months after knee surgery.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man has been charged with animal abuse after ordering his dog to attack a rabbit at a Salem city park in front of children.
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peruvian police say a young Dutchman twice arrested in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway is now a suspect in the slaying of a Peruvian woman.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Basketball superstar Michael Jordan will help develop the upcoming "NBA 2K11" game from Take-Two Interactive and will be on the game's cover.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Grand Prix is on for August of next year.
ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) -- Police say a woman hit the gas instead of the brake and drove through the front windows at a credit union office in Aberdeen.
PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- A vigil is scheduled Wednesday night in Volunteer Park in Pasco in memory of a 21-year-old woman, Griselda Ocampo Meza, who was stabbed to death.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Liberty will become the fourth WNBA team to feature corporate logos on their jerseys.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Striker Humberto Suazo seems certain to miss Chile's first match at the World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury.
LONDON (AP) -- Fabio Capello has signed a contract amendment to stay as England coach through the 2012 European Championship.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The former owner of the Hartford Whalers has launched a campaign that he hopes will eventually bring an NHL team back to Connecticut.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The state of Oregon has issued its plan for stopping toxic pollutants such as flame retardants, pharmaceuticals, and pesticides from getting into rivers and bays.
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is trying something different next month to control massive sediment flow from Mount St. Helens.
LONDON (AP) -- Britain has launched a confidential telephone hot line to help catch drug cheats before the 2012 London Olympics.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington's superintendent of public instruction says he will review the new national education standards for the next month before provisionally adopting them.
LARGO, Fla. (AP) -- A Largo man has pleaded guilty to felony battery for assaulting Ohio State University football player Tyler Moeller at a bar last summer.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- Vijay Singh won't have to go through qualifying to play in the U.S. Open in two weeks at Pebble Beach.
AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Cycling Union will examine "mechanical doping" at a meeting with bike manufacturers.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time Olympic champion Haile (HAY-lee) Gebrselassie (Sell-ALL-see) will make his debut this fall in the New York City Marathon.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Officials say overhauling Rio de Janeiro's huge Maracana Stadium for the 2014 World Cup will cost more than $390 million.
State troopers looking for green Ford Explorer
A wrong-way driver traveling south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 this morning struck a vehicle near the 179th Street exit, according to a Washington State Patrol spokesman.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- One of the Cavaliers' most famous fans is hoping the way to LeBron James' heart is through his stomach.
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts House has approved a bill that would replace the Electoral College with a direct popular vote when electing the president.
COUGAR, Wash. (AP) -- Two men reported overdue on a climb up southwest Washington's Mount St. Helens are safely down after spending a cold wet night on the mountain.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The NHL says Don Maloney of the Phoenix Coyotes has been chosen as the league's top general manager this season.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Brazil defeated Zimbabwe 3-0 in a World Cup warmup on Wednesday behind goals from Michel Bastos, Robinho and Elano.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) -- Tiger Woods says he has no plans to hire another swing coach as he moves into a critical part of the season with two majors on courses where he has won by lopsided margins.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- The Chetco River in southwestern Oregon is on the list of 10 most endangered rivers in the country compiled annually by the conservation group American Rivers.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The United States has added more star power to its bid for the 2018 or 2022 World Cups, putting actor Brad Pitt on the committee trying to bring back soccer's premier event.
HAVANA (AP) -- Olympic champion Dayron Robles says he got away unscathed after a dangerous fall in the 110 meter hurdles at the FBK Games in the Netherlands.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Retired defensive tackle La'Roi Glover has a new job for the St. Louis Rams -- helping young players make the transition to professional football and learn how to deal with off-the-field matters.
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) -- Italian national team captain Patrizia Panico has agreed to play for Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Willamette Auto Group is closing June 15.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ice Box has been made the 3-1 favorite for Saturday's $1 million Belmont Stakes.
Heavy rain and strong winds could turn roadways into streams, according to a hazardous weather outlook issued early this morning by the National Weather Service in Portland. The flowing water could sweep road debris in front of drains, allowing untethered creeks to grow.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) -- Completed just last year, a runway project at Klamath Falls Airport must be revisited.
TRENTON, Mich. (AP) -- Police in a Detroit suburb have picked up an unusual suspect: a 3-foot-long alligator.
NEW YORK (AP) -- There will be no more comebacks for Richard Migliore.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A pickup truck, two construction trailers and tools were stolen over the Memorial Day weekend from the Habitat for Humanity office in Salem.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Army says a former Oregon National Guard soldier has not been billed for gear lost when he was wounded in Iraq.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The government has been docking the disability checks of a former Oregon National Guard soldier who was wounded in Iraq.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) -- Two Portland men were convicted in Vancouver of attempted murder, robbery and other charges in a home invasion robbery and shooting of a police officer.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The state's surplus property program is holding a special sale Saturday to clear its northeast Salem warehouse of property turned over from theft cases.
CAMAS, Wash. (AP) -- Police say the body found drowned in a creek at Lacamas Park in Camas is a teenage boy who had been missing a few days.
EDWALL, Wash. (AP) -- The main railroad between Seattle and Spokane is back open, following a derailment.
EDWALL, Wash. (AP) -- A Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train derailment about 30 miles west of Spokane has blocked the main rail route between Seattle and Spokane.
MIAMI (AP) -- Florida International's Garrett Wittels is getting some help in pursuit of Robin Ventura's Division I hitting streak record. That is, from Ventura himself.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon's anti-spring appears set to continue through most the week.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A new study finds parents living in the Bunker Hill Superfund site are reluctant to have their children tested for lead exposure because of the stigmas associated with elevated blood-lead levels.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- If the Bafana Bafana are eliminated at the World Cup, look for South Africans to turn their support to five-time champion Brazil.
The U.S. manufacturing sector posted its 10th straight month of expansion in May — a development that bodes well for employment in Clark County, a regional labor economist said Tuesday. “We are seeing some of that uptick in manufacturing already here,” said Scott Bailey, Southwest Washington regional economist for the state Employment Security Department. “It looks like it should continue to be a positive factor for the near future.”
Commentary: Paul Valencia
Most of the time, if a Major League Baseball player throws a perfect game, it is front-page news in our Sports section. Sorry, Roy Halladay, not this weekend.
Effort to raise veggies at Leroy Haagen Community Park suffers setback
FIRCREST — A year ago, LeeAnn O’Neil-Ocampo had a vision for Leroy Haagen Community Park in east Vancouver: a plot of fresh soil for neighbors to harvest vegetables. That vision took form with the opening of a community garden earlier this spring at the park at Northeast 136th Avenue and Northeast Ninth Street.
Volleyball, girls soccer teams also have new coaches
Washougal athletics have three new coaches for the fall sports season. Bob Jacobs, the new football coach, was conducting his first spring drills Tuesday afternoon with the Panthers. The former head coach at Marshall High School in Portland said he is thrilled to be working on this side of the river. He and his family live in east Vancouver.
SHUMWAY — Station tours, historical information, bagpipes and kid activities are all on tap as the Vancouver Fire Department celebrates the west side station’s 125th birthday. Festivities are set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The station is at 400 E. 37th St., on corner of Main and 37th streets.
Leadership Clark County will honor graduates of its 10-month leadership development program next week.
Hathaway Elementary received Washington Green Schools certification thanks to the school’s Green Team.
UNDERWOOD — A pavement replacement project at Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery will cause temporary closures this month.
After more years than I care to count, my mother still talks about the little girl I was. About how I didn’t like to get my hands dirty (don’t bother to invite me on a camping trip) and how I’d constantly come in from playing to make sure she was still there. But it’s mostly about the shoes, and how, by the age of 2, I had more pairs than she did — and about the one pair I just had to have.
Spring all-league teams from the Class 2A Greater St. Helens League, as voted upon by the coaches.
Spring all-league teams from the Class 3A Greater St. Helens League, as voted upon by the coaches.
Neighborhood association meetings and events.
News and events in Clark County neighborhoods.
Clark County and the city of Vancouver will host a free block foam recycling event Saturday at the Fisher’s Landing Transit Center.
Why is Deb Wallace, one of the finest state legislators Clark County has ever produced, bowing out of that elected office? Why did the Vancouver Democrat, who served the 17th District for almost a decade, suddenly fire a double-barreled political shotgun at her constituents?
Part-time mayor works fine for Vancouver; plenty of reasons to support status quo
Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt’s suggestion that the city might be better off with a full-time mayor would carry more clout if he had said so five months before he took office instead of five months after. In his defense, Leavitt has not officially announced any movement in that direction. He recently said changing the city to a full-time mayor “is not something I’m intending to personally propose.” Good idea. “But the demands of the job are really full time. At some point in the future, I think it’s worth a conversation … about what the responsibilities and requirements of a mayor of a city as large as Vancouver are.”
These pets are among those available for adoption from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave., Vancouver. Fees — which can include registered microchip, health exam, a spay or neuter certificate and vaccination — vary. Call 360-693-4746.
Some neighborhoods in the newer parts of Vancouver have the rolled-edge curbs instead of the square ones. What is the purpose of these modified curbs? Is it legal to park a car with the passenger-side wheels completely on the sidewalk in these neighborhoods?
A list of daily death notices.
Letters to the editor.
Union High School: Graduation for Union High School will be June 9 at McKenzie Stadium, 2205 N.E. 138th Ave. An incorrect address was included in the graduation listings on Page C6 on Tuesday.
Two Portland men were found guilty Tuesday afternoon of all charges relating to a home-invasion robbery and subsequent shooting of a Vancouver police sergeant in April 2009.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A woman who has a restraining order against the man who falsely claimed to have murdered JonBenet Ramsey says the former suspect is living as a woman and trying to form a cult of little girls to have sex with him.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- The Richland School District has settled a lawsuit filed by the families of four Richland High School girls basketball players who accused their coach of racial discrimination and retaliation.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A ferry fare hike will likely be delayed for a review of the state ferry system prompted by an investigation by KING-TV of Seattle.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Three men suspected of being gang members were convicted of attempted murder for a shooting outside a Tacoma nightclub.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A man who was burned in a fire in his travel trailer May 12 in Spokane died Friday at a Seattle hospital.
ROYAL CITY, Wash. (AP) -- The drive-by shooting that critically wounded a 10-year-old boy highlights the gang problem in the Grant County town of Royal City.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- Yakima Police Chief Sam Granato says the execution-style shooting of a man Sunday in broad daylight demonstrates the city needs federal help to battle gangs.
OTHELLO, Wash. (AP) -- A 17-year-old was killed in a drive-by shooting in Othello.
SYDNEY (AP) -- Injured Galatasaray forward Harry Kewell has been included in Australia's 23-man World Cup squad that contains 14 veterans from Germany 2006.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Looking more like November than June, a rainstorm is hitting Washington.
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's Bjorn Borg says compatriot Robin Soderling is within reach of the world No. 1 title after ending Roger Federer's record streak of 23 consecutive major semifinals in the French Open.
PARIS (AP) -- The United States will play at Belgium, and Italy will go to Australia in the first round of Fed Cup play in 2011.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A 29-year-old Miami poker professional nicknamed "The Grinder" has outlasted a 37-year-old Russian banker to win a mixed-game title at the World Series of Poker worth $1.56 million.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock futures are pointing to a modest market rebound, a day after major indexes plunged shortly before the close of trading.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- A Lakewood, Colo.-based company is marking the groundbreaking of its biorefinery in Boardman, Ore., that will turn poplar trees into cellulosic ethanol.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish lawmakers have issued a declaration calling on the government to review its political and military ties with Israel.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- There's no skill in Texas hold 'em.
Officers with the Vancouver Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s Office will run with Special Olympics athletes, starting today at 9 a.m. outside the Clark County Courthouse at 1200 Franklin St. in downtown Vancouver. The occasion is the 2010 Law Enforcement Torch Run, which will end later today at the sheriff’s West Precinct office, 505 N.W. 179th St. near the fairgrounds.