Results from Tuesday's opening rounds at the high school state golf tournaments:
Local transit agency waits for verdict in Legislature
Citing several unanswered questions about the Columbia River Crossing project, the C-Tran board decided Tuesday evening to put off a decision about whether it should reaffirm its commitment to the controversial project.
PORTLAND — Portland residents voted to keep their city the largest in the U.S. without fluoride in the water.
Workers with the Washington State Department of Transportation will close left and center turn lanes on both directions of state Highway 503 Wednesday and Thursday nights between 65th and 71st streets. Lane closures will be in effect between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. while crews make safety and traffic improvements to that stretch of the highway.
An energy-efficient home, designed for a low-income family, is open for public tour between 3 and 5 p.m. Friday. The Plant Clark Emerald House, 9717 N.E. 25th Ave. was designed to use 60 percent less energy and water than a typical home. Features include:
The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing is hosting another Northwest aviation unit this week for "dissimilar" air combat training.
Fort Vancouver High School will host free youth heart screenings for students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. A free health and safety fair for families, Heart Your Health: Stay Strong Live Long, is from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
After Shonny Bria, superintendent of Battle Ground Public Schools, announced her retirement on April 29, the district appointed Duane Rose as liaison to the school board during the transition. In that capacity, Rose is being paid $10,000 per month for May and June, according to district officials.
After the first day of the Class 4A state girls' golf tournament, the three-time defending champions from Bellarmine Prep of Tacoma positioned themselves to contend for a fourth consecutive trophy.
Luncheon honors outgoing president, key philanthropists
Richard Melching was so celebrated, honored and applauded at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Tuesday, he said he found the whole thing embarrassing.
Defending state champion Frank Garber of Juanita fired a 2-under-par 70 Tuesday at Tri-Mountain Golf Course to lead after the first day of the Class 3A state boys golf tournament.
Federal benefits reduced 21% for 2,500 people due to sequester
An estimated 2,500 Clark County residents received a 21 percent reduction to their federal unemployment benefits over the weekend, demonstrating one more way across-the-board federal spending cuts could slow Clark County's economic growth, a regional economist says.
Union’s Eddie Abellar and Camas’ Brian Humphreys made good use of their home-course advantage to shoot two-under rounds of 70 to join a five-way tie for first Tuesday at the Class 4A boys golf state tournament at Camas Meadows Golf Course.
Employment gained 2,500 jobs in 12 months through April
Clark County's economy continued to expand in April at a healthy annualized rate of roughly 2 percent, a state Employment Security Department report showed Tuesday, with payrolls fattening in several sectors, including construction, manufacturing, and leisure and hospitality.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Former Olympic champion Koji Murofushi has lost his appeal against disqualification from an election to become an IOC member representing athletes.