After Tara Conner talked with children at Daybreak Youth Services about their addiction struggles, the 29-year-old went back to her hotel room and cried for an hour. Then, she did some writing and prayed.
The Port of Vancouver on Tuesday advanced a broad plan for redeveloping 10 acres of its Terminal 1 waterfront property, with details to be hammered out later. However, the plan's unanimous approval by commissioners came amid continuing skepticism during public comments about whether its plan conflicts with a larger adjoining waterfront redevelopment project.
Citing threats to public safety, the head of Vancouver's firefighters union announced Tuesday that the union opposes a proposal to build the nation's largest rail-to-ship oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
The race for Washougal City Council position 4 pits an incumbent endorsed by liberal-leaning groups, including labor unions, environmentalists and local district Democrats, against a self-described conservative who's on the city's planning commission. But both candidates agree that civility and cooperation on the council are crucial.
The air is crisp, leaves are changing colors and football is back on television: all signs that fall has arrived. Another thing sure to follow the change in season is the arrival of influenza, the seasonal flu.
Few people could love their job more than Clinton Cotton, an employee of the New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing, loves his. And few could receive as much love back in return from fellow employees and customers who enjoy the charming man his father calls a "human magnet" who exudes joy everywhere he goes.