PORTLAND (AP) — The volume of oil hauled on railroads in Oregon increased last year to more than 11 million barrels — a dramatic increase from about 3 million barrels in 2012, reports to the state show.
By BECKY KRAMER, The Spokesman-Review
April 19, 2014 5:52 p.m.
SPOKANE — Getting public institutions and pension funds to pull their investment dollars from fossil fuels is the new push for climate activists, an organizer said Thursday during a talk in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Sen. Cantwell and other politicians shared their concerns this week about oil terminals in Washington. Also in the news this week, the county commissioners seek results on the business development fee waivers, an audit of spending by the Columbian River Crossing finds $17 million in excess or questionable spending and one of serial killer Warren Forrest's would-be victims shares memories of her night of terror. Finally, did you see Monday's eclipse? Share you stories and photos with our readers.
At Your Place Senior Care is presenting a free screening of "Gen Silent" at 3 p.m. Monday at Washington State University Vancouver in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 129, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Parking in the blue lot is $3.
The Firstenburg Community Center will be closed Sunday in observance of Easter, according to a Friday news release from the city of Vancouver. The Marshall Community Center is always closed on Sundays.