Stories for November 8, 2010
DANNENBERG, Germany (AP) -- Trucks carrying 123 tons of nuclear waste have finally reached a storage facility in northern Germany after police worked through the night to clear thousands of protesters blockading the roads.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Bellingham and Western Washington University police are working together to chase down a team of armed robbers near campus on Monday.
MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia (AP) -- The death toll in two weeks of eruptions from Indonesia's most volatile volcano has risen to 153.
Injuries not believed life-threatening, says sheriff’s sergeant
One person was hurt Monday night when she failed to negotiate a curve in the 3400 block of Northwest Hayes Road, in far-north Clark County just south of the North Fork of the Lewis River and northeast of the Woodland Airport. About 8:15 p.m., rescuers radioed for a Life Flight helicopter, which then was in the Longview area, to come to the area. Minutes later, Woodland-area firefighters said they had extricated the woman from the car.
Matt Calkins: Commentary
Monday the Blazers held a public memorial service at the Memorial Coliseum for the former NBA champion who died of bladder cancer two Sundays ago at the age of 58.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the allegations against Tigers quarterback Cam Newton are "unfortunate and sad" and reiterated that Newton is eligible both academically and athletically.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Foxsports.com is reporting that Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton had three instances of academic cheating while attending Florida and faced potential expulsion from the university.
DENVER (AP) -- Multiple media outlets are reporting that embattled University of Colorado football coach Dan Hawkins will be fired Tuesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Kawhi Leonard scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half to lead No. 25 San Diego State to a 92-54 exhibition win over Point Loma on Monday night.
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, including the go-ahead jumper with less than 20 seconds to play, and the Dallas Mavericks snapped Boston's five-game winning streak with a 89-87 victory over the Celtics on Monday night.
Debbie Lachance grew up baking with her mother in the kitchen of their Kentucky home. In college, she had a column in the school paper sharing recipes that were easy to make in the dorm room. So when she learned about an online club where people can share favorite recipes for free, Lachance was quick to sign up.
DENVER (AP) -- Injured University of Denver forward Jesse Martin has had surgery to stabilize a broken vertebra in his neck.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tugboats are headed out to sea to tow in a cruise ship that lost power off California after an engine room fire.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A cruise ship that's been adrift since an engine room fire as it headed for Mexico is awaiting the arrival of two boats that will tow it back to shore.
Trauma counselors will be at high school today
A Fort Vancouver High School student has died after suffering a medical emergency as his school bus left the campus on Monday afternoon, a Vancouver Public Schools spokeswoman said. School administrators and a school nurse tended to the student before medics arrived, and he was taken to a local hospital.
LONDON (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has decided not to join the PGA Tour next year, which could mean as many as three of the top 10 players in the world ranking not belonging to golf's strongest tour.
DALLAS (AP) -- Boston Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal has been ruled out for the second half of Monday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks with a sore left knee.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Amazon.com says it will start paying publishers more for selling magazines and newspapers on its Kindle electronic reader.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Darius Adams scored 27 points and Indianapolis upset No. 23 Tennessee 79-64 in exhibition game Monday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Nevada Supreme Court has agreed to give attorneys representing former football star O.J. Simpson more time to try to overturn his armed robbery and kidnapping conviction.
TORONTO (AP) -- A review of head hits and a discussion about the merits of a coach's challenge will be on the table when the NHL's general managers have their fall meeting Tuesday.
TORONTO (AP) -- NHL general managers have shelved a proposal to allow coaches to challenge goal calls.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Dwight Howard had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic continue their recent reign over the Atlanta Hawks with a 93-89 victory Monday night in a rematch of last season's lopsided Eastern Conference semifinal.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Kalin Lucas hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points to lead No. 2 Michigan State to a 102-72 exhibition victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Claude Giroux have agreed to a multiyear contract extension.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis says it "wasn't worth the risk" to try to play this season after two major knee surgeries in less than a year, but is confident Carolina will re-sign him.
SEATTLE (AP) -- A state lawmaker accused of shoving his ex-wife has entered an agreement that would dismiss a gross misdemeanor assault charge after two years of probation.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers fired the coach of their AHL affiliate Adirondack Phantoms and replaced him on an interim basis with assistant general manager John Paddock.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- With most votes counted, the Republican in one of two unresolved Oregon state Senate races has a lead the county clerk says can't be overcome.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A federal contractor from Washington state disputes claims by Alaska Senate hopeful Joe Miller that an employee engaged in electioneering.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle City Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Bill Gates Sr. after the community leader apologized for a hit-and-run collision and paid for damages.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Society Selection, a 9-year-old mare in foal to Medaglia d'Oro, brought $1.85 million Monday to top the opening session of Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Mostly overlooked in the preseason and dismissed by many after three games, the New York Giants are now the fashionable pick as the NFC's best team.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Auburn police say a 33-year-old student has been stabbed at Green River Community College's Auburn campus.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Senate Democrats have re-elected Sen. Lisa Brown as their majority leader.
HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban President Raul Castro has announced that the country will hold a long-delayed Communist Party congress next April and the island's leaders will use the meeting to chart a new economic future.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals defensive tackle Tank Johnson was inactive for a game Monday night against Pittsburgh, hobbled by a sprained knee.
Retention in lower Columbia between Wauna power lines and Bonneville Dam will stay open
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Linebacker Derrick Johnson has signed a five-year contract extension with Kansas City that includes a $15 million guarantee.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Zenyatta's star power nearly tripled television ratings for the Breeders' Cup Classic.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A 23-month-old boy was critically injured after a vehicle struck three pedestrians near an intersection in Portland.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Quarterback Zach Collaros expects to start on Saturday for two-time defending Big East champion Cincinnati.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The state Department of Labor and Industries says workers' compensation rates are going up an average of 12 percent next year, or about 6.5 cents per hour worked.
SEATTLE (AP) -- A 4o-year-old man who barricaded himself in his Covington home after a fight with his son has surrendered to authorities.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Rex Ryan is focusing on the positives, no matter how close the New York Jets came to losing to the Detroit Lions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Coach Bill Belichick didn't have to use much foul language when the Patriots met to review their worst loss of the year.
BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens have waived forward Dustin Boyd.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- Jon Miller and Joe Morgan are out as announcers on ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" after 21 seasons.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Amtrak is adding 11 more trains between Seattle and Portland, Ore., for the Thanksgiving weekend.
Former first lady in Vancouver on Dec. 14
Sure, her husband’s the one with a new book just out. But former First Lady Laura Bush is the former school teacher and librarian who beat him this May with a memoir of her own -- and easily the biggest name ever to headline the annual Authors & Illustrators Dinner and Silent Auction, prime fundraiser for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Kings will be without defenseman Willie Mitchell and left wing Alexei Ponikarovsky for at least a month.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- After consecutive blowout losses, Pete Carroll knows his reeling Seattle Seahawks are lucky to be at .500.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Federal scientists say they're observing the highest rate of beak abnormalities ever recorded in wild bird populations in Alaska and the Northwest.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Tesoro Corp. says it is under investigation by the Environment Protection Agency's criminal division for the April 2 explosion and fire that killed seven people at the oil company's Anacortes, Wash., refinery.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- How long the Tennessee Titans and Randy Moss stay together remains to be seen. For now, Jeff Fisher is thinking playoffs and the Super Bowl that has eluded the NFL's longest tenured coach with his current team.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A white supremacist from Oregon has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to charges he mailed a hangman's noose to a civil rights leader in Ohio.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Tiger Woods has arrived in Melbourne to defend his Australian Masters golf title, a year after his visit to the city sparked reports of infidelity which damaged his career and tarnished his public image.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford is recovering from another right shoulder injury and his playing status is unknown.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The only thing that's ever been certain in the Big 12 is that either Oklahoma or Texas would emerge atop the South division.
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston coach Gary Kubiak and his players are taking turns accepting responsibility for the team's mistakes after Sunday's loss to San Diego.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL will not hand out any discipline for the hit that gave Indianapolis wide receiver Austin Collie a concussion in Philadelphia on Sunday.
PRAGUE (AP) -- Czech doubles specialist Martin Damm has retired from pro tennis at age 38.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Norv Turner guarantees that the San Diego Chargers won't have any more punts blocked this season.
The rut is the rare break to find the largest, wiliest bucks letting down their guard
Operation Cross Country national effort
A nationwide sting to apprehend pimps and rescue underage prostitutes netted the arrests of six pimps, eight adult prostitutes and the rescue of two underage girls in Clark County over the weekend.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Not only have the Buffalo Bills been losing games, they just lost two more significant players to injuries.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) -- Umatilla County has been given notice to expect a possible lawsuit claiming it failed to protect an employee from alleged abuse by District Attorney Dean Gushwa.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Chad Knaus says the decision to dump Jimmie Johnson's crew with two races remaining was done for the overall good of Hendrick Motorsports.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Hendrick Motorsports says it will give four-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson the pit crew from Jeff Gordon's team for the final two races of the season.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The critical NFC East matchup between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles on Nov. 21 will remain on Sunday night.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Troy Smith is approaching this week as if he will remain the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- The monthly index of economic indicators tracked by the University of Oregon improved slightly in September as job growth remained weak in Oregon.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New York Giants center Adam Koets tore ligaments in his knee and will miss the rest of the season.
PARIS (AP) -- Nikolai Novosjolov of Estonia beat Gauthier Grumier of France 15-8 to win the individual epee title at the World Fencing Championships on Monday, and Jean-Michel Lucenay of France took the bronze medal.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boeing says Indian budget carrier SpiceJet has placed an order for 30 new 737-800s worth about $2.3 billion at list prices
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Washington Redskins return man Brandon Banks is expected to miss two to three weeks after having knee surgery during the bye week.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Paul DePodesta is joining Sandy Alderson in the New York Mets' front office, the second high-profile hiring by the new general manager.
TORONTO (AP) -- Former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu will serve as bench coach on the Toronto Blue Jays next season.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Washington Transportation Department says the number of accidents have dropped along a stretch of Interstate 5 in south Seattle after the so-called "Smarter Highway" signs were installed.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has fired coach Wade Phillips and promoted offensive coordinator Jason Garrett to take his place.
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State says the NCAA has denied forward Royce White a waiver to play this season after he transferred from Minnesota.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Federal Reserve official with a close working relationship with Chairman Ben Bernanke is expressing skepticism over the Fed's new $600 billion program to bolster the economy.
RIVERSIDE, Wash. (AP) -- The Okanogan County sheriff's office says a 12-year-old boy died following a tractor accident near the town of Riverside.
SEATTLE (AP) -- A hearing begins Tuesday at a military base south of Seattle for an Army soldier accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport and encouraging other soldiers to do the same.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Lawyers presented opening arguments Monday in Tacoma in the trial of four people accused of helping Lakewood police killer Maurice Clemmons.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller has returned to practice after spending the weekend resting a sore leg muscle, and has an outside shot of playing by Thursday.
MALIN, Ore. (AP) -- An old theater in the farm town of Malin in southern Oregon is being restored more than a half century after it closed.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Maya Moore enters her senior season at Connecticut with a chance of becoming the program's all-time leader in scoring and rebounding.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Challenger Charlie Wiggins is cutting into Justice Richard Sanders' lead in the contest for a state Supreme Court seat.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders says his campaign is checking on thousands of ballots that have been rejected for signature errors as ballot counting continues in his too-close-to-call re-election bid.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett is apparently OK after an early morning accident that damaged his car.
A Carson woman was cited for following too closely after her vehicle slammed into the back of a Nissan Sentra this morning on state Highway 14, near milepost 15. Patricia A. Rydl, 57, was traveling westbound at about 7:40 a.m. when she struck the Nissan stopped in halted traffic, according to a bulletin issued by the Washington State Patrol.
MADRID (AP) -- The head of the Spanish cycling federation says he hopes Alberto Contador is cleared of doping in what is expected to be a drawn-out investigation.
AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) -- Cycling's governing body has asked Spanish authorities to open a doping case against Tour de France winner Alberto Contador.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Michael Vick broke free on another one of his daring runs, saw a few defenders and stepped out of bounds.
TORONTO (AP) -- The Hockey Hall of Fame has opened its doors to women for the first time
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says his daughter is doing well after suffering a concussion in a fall from a horse.
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) -- Conservation groups are warning Yamhill County they will sue if the county doesn't take steps to protect an endangered butterfly.
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA says it is giving $100,000 to Kodjovi Obilale, the Togo goalkeeper shot when terrorists attacked the team bus at the Africa Cup of Nations at Angola in January.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The FBI says it recovered three girls in a child sex trafficking sting operation that resulted in prostitution charges against 19 adults in the Portland area.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Noted tattoo artist Jonathan Shaw has been charged with keeping a cache of guns, knives and ammunition in a New York City storage locker and prosecutors say he tried to ship the weapons to his Los Angeles home.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Smart phones running Microsoft Corp.'s new software are now available for AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA customers.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says active NFL players won't be deciding punishment for flagrant hits that merit fines.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The former owners of a suburban St. Louis company that was once among the nation's top marketers of auto service contracts have reached a settlement with 11 states that bars them from telemarketing or selling in those states.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A suburban St. Louis company that was once among the nation's top marketers of auto service contracts has reached a settlement with 11 states that bars the company from telemarketing or selling in those states.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yankees owner George Steinbrenner will be on the Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot next month with former New York manager Billy Martin.
CHEHALIS, Wash. (AP) -- A 16-year-old has escaped from the Greenhill School, a Washington state juvenile prison in Chehalis.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Phillies are raising ticket prices after a record-setting attendance season.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Two dozen of the 69 child prostitutes recovered in a national crackdown on sexual exploitation were in the Seattle area.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The passenger in a sports-utility vehicle driven by former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz says he never saw a traffic light turn red before a 2007 crash that killed a woman.
BEND, Ore. (AP) -- Mother Nature is getting a little help when it comes to reseeding forests and other parts of the West with native plants.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The parents of a college football player shot to death by police have met with the district attorney coordinating the investigation.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano says he'll ask the NFL to look into the team's complaint that Baltimore Ravens running back Le'Ron McClain spit in the face of linebacker Channing Crowder.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen has held off a challenge by Republican challenger John Koster to win re-election to Washington state's 2nd Congressional District.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen continues to lead Republican challenger John Koster in the race for northern Washington state's 2nd Congressional District.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says he expects Taylor Martinez to be the starting quarterback against Kansas this week.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The highest-ranking CIA officer ever convicted of espionage will spend an additional eight years in prison after becoming the first U.S. intelligence official convicted twice of betraying his country.
GIG HARBOR, Wash. (AP) -- The Peninsula School District at Gig Harbor is taking extra precautions because a bear that attacked a woman Sunday remains at large in the area.
GIG HARBOR, Wash. (AP) -- The bear the mauled a woman near Gig Harbor remains at large.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- No. 17 Butler has big plans for this season.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Former top-25 player Taylor Dent is retiring from professional tennis.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Elizabeth Smart told jurors Monday how she was awakened with a cold knife on her throat and initially thought her 2002 abduction was a nightmare.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- An Eastern Oregon congregation that left the United Methodist Church has been sued over its finances.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas redshirt freshman guard Shawn Williams is quitting the team,
PARIS (AP) -- Mikhail Youzhny retired from his first round match at the Paris Masters on Tuesday, relinquishing any hope of qualifying for the ATP Finals later this month.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The NFL has fined Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins $50,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Roy Williams.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins could face additional discipline from the NFL after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Roy Williams.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Villanova is reviewing an off-campus incident involving forward JayVaughn Pinkston and other students on Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The number of pedestrians killed in Oregon this year has nearly doubled from last year.
TILLAMOOK, Ore. (AP) -- Marine mammal experts are warning people to stay away from sea lions they may find dead on a beach.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Jackson's two oldest children say they're adjusting well to private school, while their younger brother is still home-schooled.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Jackson's mother says she believes her famous son was addicted to plastic surgery.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The three pedestrians struck and killed by cars last week in Oregon -- at Eugene, Milton-Freewater and Welches -- bring the total for the year so far to 52.
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Jackson County sheriff's search-and-rescue team found a hiker who was lost off the Bull Gap Trail in the Ashland area.
NEHALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The Coast Guard says a helicopter from Astoria found a missing mushroom picker near Nehalem.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- The foreman of a jury that sentenced a Connecticut man to death for a deadly home invasion says jurors were "disgusted" and "horrified" by the evidence.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton will take part in the final presentation of the U.S. World Cup bid to FIFA's executive committee on Dec. 1.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't stop a Minnesota state court from getting involved in a fight between the NFL and Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams over violations of the league's anti-doping policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are tapping two newly elected congressman who drew tea party backing in their campaigns to help lead the party's transition to power.
PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- Former University of Washington student Amanda Knox has been indicted on slander charges in Italy for claiming she was beaten by police when questioned in 2007 about her roommate's slaying.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Prison inmates at the Cedar Creek Correctional Center are helping raise endangered Oregon spotted frogs for release back into the wild.
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) -- A new private garage at Sea-Tac Airport will offer drivers more than a place to park their cars.
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel says it is moving ahead with plans to build 1,300 new apartments in disputed east Jerusalem.
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) -- Bremerton police broke down an apartment door and found an injured man and three people with blood on their clothing.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Police say the driver of a speeding car was critically injured when it crashed into a bus shelter in south Seattle on Martin Luther King Way.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Three people were displaced by a fire about 1:30 a.m. Monday at a Spokane home.
Tim Martinez: High schools
Jessica Bottelberghe of Columbia River, Nikki Cannon of Hudson's Bay and Julia Sanders on Hockinson will return to Federal Way to defend their swimming championships this weekend.
Vancouver faces a variety, including budget woes
The only object on the meeting table in Eric Holmes’ new office in Vancouver City Hall is a small 3-D puzzle. It’s got just six pieces and is a cityscape of tall buildings and parks. And somehow, once it’s out of its frame, it is really hard to put back together.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Ohio man was excused from jury service after mentioning he was friends growing up with serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Christian program for men fighting addiction will replace Rose Ranch in east Hazel Dell
A modest mom-and-pop retirement home in east Hazel Dell is about to change ownership and host a different type of client.
Recent commercial real estate transactions as reported by area brokerage firms.
Nov. 1-5 Building permits over $25,000 issued by Clark County’s Department of Community Development.
What's the buzz from the world of sports? Here are some items that will have people talking:
Weary of the weather this November? Buck up, there’s plenty more where that came from.
The Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners is expected to adopt a final budget for 2011 on Tuesday. The board meets at 9:30 a.m. at the port’s administrative offices, 3103 Lower River Road. The public is invited to comment on the port’s spending priorities before any decisions are made.
It started in 1980 with “Laverne & Shirley,” one veteran campaigner recalls. What we got 30 years later was “Patty & Dino” and “Jaime & Denny” and a supporting cast of candidates that grabbed our TVs and didn’t let go until just a few days ago.
The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon Tuesday preceding the intended Sunday publication date. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 360-735-4491. Sales awards are not published.
Oct. 25-29 Building permits of more than $25,000 issued by the city of Vancouver.
The following have applied to the Washington State Liquor Control Board:
‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinalist shows off moves at indoor event
CAMAS — It defied the odds, but a television celebrity was the main attraction at the fifth annual Camas Indoor Kite Festival over the weekend. “It was a blast,” 17-year-old Connor Doran said after flying two kites Sunday in the Camas High School gymnasium. With grace and precision, he choreographed the kites’ movements to the song “Believe in Dreams.”
Area groups want residents to look close to home for eats
Aside from complaining about the rain, most people don’t give too much thought to the change of seasons, let alone what it means for food. Why would you when you can buy strawberries in December at the grocery store?
Letters to the editor
Director Douglas Cheney is wrapping up the first season of Control TV, an interactive reality web show produced by Seth Green. Cheney, a 1994 Fort Vancouver High School graduate, has wanted to be a director since he was 7.
A developer has submitted plans for a $50 million retail complex on the northeast corner of Southeast 192nd Avenue and 20th Street in east Vancouver.
A list of daily death notices
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- The International Weightlifting Federation says it has imposed a lifetime ban on Iran's heavyweight weightlifter Saeid Ali-Hosseini for doping.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lindsay Lohan's mother says her daughter's treatment for addiction at the Betty Ford Clinic has been "life-changing."
BERLIN (AP) -- Five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein says she considered taking her own life after being banned for doping.
PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- American student Amanda Knox has been indicted on slander charges for claiming she was beaten by police when questioned in 2007 about her roommate's slaying.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush says Vice President Dick Cheney angrily confronted him over Bush's decision not to pardon a former vice presidential aide over his role in the case of the leaked identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are falling as the dollar gains strength amid renewed concerns that European countries will have trouble handling their debt.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are falling in early trading after closing last week at their highest levels in more than two years.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock futures are pointing to a lower start for the week after major market indicators finished last week at their highest levels in more than two years.
PARIS (AP) -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal says the shoulder injury that forced him out of the Paris Masters won't prevent him from playing at the ATP World Tour finals later this month.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Former top cyclist and Saxo Bank team manager Bjarne Riis says Alberto Contador will be cleared of any doping suspicion.
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Former NBA star Allen Iverson arrived in Istanbul on Monday to begin a stint with Turkish club Besiktas.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is back on American soil after a marathon two-week trip to the Asia-Pacific during which the domestic U.S. political landscape dramatically changed.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Officials say a laser was pointed at a jetliner bound for SeaTac Airport Sunday night.
KELSO, Wash. (AP) -- Police say they've arrested a man who fired two dozen shots during an hours-long standoff at his home in Cowlitz County.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The early findings of the president's independent commission into what caused BP's Gulf oil spill will support many of the conclusions the oil company made in its own internal investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The presidential commission investigating the massive Gulf oil spill has found no instance where a decision deliberately sacrificed safety to cut costs.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior administration official says the White House is pressing Yemen to share more intelligence and provide more access to al-Qaida prisoner suspects.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- At least 10 lawsuits have been filed in connection to a salmonella outbreak traced to two Iowa egg farms, but attorneys say they know of hundreds more potential cases.