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.
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.
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.
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.
Luke Ashe applying dedication he used to lose weight before he became ill to his rehabilitation
Luke Ashe's life suddenly became dark, surrounded by nothingness. Then, just as abruptly as it left, the light came back.
A 32-year-old Hazel Dell man walked away from a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 5.
Vancouver-based PeaceHealth, which operates four medical centers in Washington and five in Oregon and Alaska, will form an alliance with academic hospital system University of Washington Medicine, the organizations announced today.
WASHINGTON — Apple's CEO is disputing assertions by a Senate panel that the company avoids billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver as Charles Merrit Allen, 39.
WASHINGTON — The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.
PORTLAND — Procrastinators dropped off their ballots Tuesday as Portlanders decided for the first time in more than 30 years whether to add fluoride to their drinking water.
MOORE, Okla. — Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
A tractor-trailer carrying mail went off the road and overturned on in the 30300 block of Northwest 31st Avenue, southwest of La Center.