A 22-year-old man who was in the water at Yale Reservoir at Beaver Bay Campground Saturday morning was reported missing. He had been in the water for six minutes when emergency responders were called at 11:39 a.m.
Cheers: Vancouver's Joy Team once again has demonstrated the power of a positive message. The group engaged in its annual Chalk the Walks this week, drawing pictures and leaving uplifting messages — such as "Love is the strongest magic," accompanied by a picture of the genie from "Aladdin" — on sidewalks in Uptown Village and elsewhere in the city.
Dear Mr. Berko: I have a carefully selected growth portfolio, about 16 percent of which is invested in Internet-related and broadband issues. Please tell me what effect this new tax on Internet and broadband usage will have on their values. I'm especially concerned about my shares of Google and Yahoo.
By Colleen Mastony, Chicago Tribune
August 23, 2014 6 a.m.
CHICAGO — A roadside bomb in Afghanistan left Israel Del Toro Jr. with third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body. He underwent 130 surgeries to reconstruct his body and face. After the grueling rehabilitation, he made peace with the fact that there were many things he would never do again.
See an airplane from the pilot's seat during Open Cockpit Day, where an array of specialty airplanes will be open to visitors. Weather permitting, volunteer pilots from the Experimental Aircraft Association also will be on hand to give free airplane rides to children ages 8 to 17 on a first-come, first-served basis. The education center also offers a flight simulator lab and model-glider building.
Charges will be dropped against a Vancouver man for taking Vice President Joe Biden's advice about firing a gun in the air, but he still faces charges. Also in the news this week: Long waits at Kaiser Pharmacies, DUI crash near Woodland teaching lessons, crops donated to food bank, marijuana prices hit high.