ARIEL — Maria Stoll-Smith Reese was nearing graduation from Western Washington University in 1996 when she learned that her uncle didn’t have long to live. It was January, the start of the term, but she ran home and cranked up the tape recorder in order to document her uncle’s stories and songs — as well as his detailed instructions to his brother about how to keep vital cultural traditions alive. How to tell the stories and sing the songs. How to connect with audiences who have lots to learn.
The fossil fuel industry’s influence in the Port of Vancouver Commission District 1 election didn’t end when Vancouver Energy contributed a quarter-million dollars to the campaign fund of candidate Kris Greene.
Former Washington state Sen. Al Bauer and his neighbors have a front-row seat to the heavy traffic that builds up on Salmon Creek Avenue after classes are finished at Washington State University Vancouver and the evening commute begins.
While surrounding tables sat down to fresh fish and burgers, Mayor Tim Leavitt and his guest Kenny Dunn dined on whole-wheat pasta with tuna and peas and boxed mac-and-cheese served by Beaches Restaurant.
A homeless man staying in a makeshift shelter had an expectation of privacy under the Washington state Constitution — just like people in traditional homes — when police peeked inside his dwelling. That’s the finding of a Washington Court of Appeals opinion that was published in part Tuesday and could have broader implications on privacy rights for the homeless.
Deva Yamashiro, the Hawaiian native who embodied aloha spirit in her adopted home of Vancouver via dedicated cultural education and joyous celebration, died Monday after a long battle with cancer. She was 62.
Residents of the metropolitan area that includes Vancouver and Portland donated less of their income to charity than the rest of the country in 2015, according to an analysis of itemized charitable deductions.
As wildfires dominate headlines in the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the American West, a Washington State University Vancouver researcher is seeking answers to unknown questions about a fire’s aftermath.