High school results from Friday, May 18
Sophomore qualifies for state in 100, 200 meters
WASHOUGAL -- Ridgefield sophomore Raigan Page did not start the Class 2A district meet as well as she expected. However, as the races picked up on Friday afternoon, Page and her Ridgefield relay teammates earned high honors.
Both teams win two games at bi-district softball tourney
TACOMA -- Camas and Skyview just might face each other Saturday in the finals of the Class bi-district softball tournament.
Efraimson, Gilbert win girls, boys 1,600 meters
The big names performed as expected, but Friday's Class 4A bi-district track and field meet was really about people like Camille Parsons.
The Prairie Falcons traveled all the way to Tacoma just to watch some softball Friday. They didn't get a chance to play.
The Vancouver Volcanoes saw their six-game International Basketball League win streak come to a halt with a 134-116 loss to the Salem Sabres on Friday.
LONGVIEW — An inmate who collapsed at the Cowlitz County Jail died Thursday at a Vancouver hospital.
Many Mount St. Helens visitors and researchers are from other countries
When visitors flock to Mount St. Helens on Saturday, it's a good bet that plenty of them won't be speaking English as their first language.
Kipnis' HR gives Indians 6-3 win
Jason Kipnis' three-run homer in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Call 911. Push hard and push fast.
A pair of local products will have a homecoming of sorts on Saturday at Portland State's spring football game.
A caravan of Evergreen Public Schools buses lurched to a stop in the Cemex/Fisher Quarry in east Vancouver. When the doors opened, four classes of Crestline Elementary School kindergartners tumbled out, ready for the sneak preview of Dozer Day.
After months of rumors about who might run against Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, a last-minute challenger came as a surprise Friday afternoon — even to himself.
Sex offender: Brian Andrew Younce was convicted of communication with a minor for immoral purposes in 1996 with a victim he had previously had sex with against her will. A news item on Page C2 Thursday gave the incorrect year and incorrectly stated Younce's previous interactions with the victim.
Traditional agriculture's backers resist sharing government benefits
WASHINGTON — The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand.