Local medical residency program to expand under partnership
When Vancouver-based PeaceHealth and University of Washington Medicine recently trumpeted a new partnership, their announcement came with big plans to better serve patients and to coordinate care — all with the goal of meeting the looming demands of federal health care reform.
The Wendy Rose statue on the waterfront is headless again.
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Vancouver man faced child molestation accusations in 2010
Beaverton police Officer Christopher R. Warren, 33, appeared in Clark County Superior Court today on accusations he raped a 5-year-old relative. Oregon prosecutors declined to charge him with child molestation in a separate case in 2010.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee and most statewide elected officials and lawmakers won't get a pay raise this year, but judges will see a salary hike under the salary schedule adopted by the Washington Citizen's Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.
Another low-pressure system expected to arrive Tuesday
The system that set rain and low temperature records in Vancouver is on its way out, but not fast enough to make this an idea Memorial Day weekend.
Attorney for plaintiffs argues city council has no authority to reject initiative
LONDON — Two men accused of butchering a British soldier had been part of previous investigations by security services, a British official said Thursday, as investigators searched several locations and tried to determine whether the men were part of a wider plot to instill terror on the streets of London.
ALOHA, Ore. — The parents and an 11-year-old child have been rescued from a burning apartment in Beaverton and sent to the hospital.
Thunderstorms slow cleanup
MOORE, Okla. — Students from a suburban Oklahoma City elementary school destroyed by this week’s tornado reunited with their teachers Thursday and collected whatever could be salvaged from the ruins.
Troopers are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a black Ford F150 pickup that appeared to have been driving aggressively and caused a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 southbound near La Center this morning.
Dog being monitored for signs of rabies
The pit bull that bit a 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl will be euthanized at the end of the month. The dog's owner, a woman from Ridgefield, turned the dog over to Clark County Animal Control and Protection, which put the dog on a 10-day quarantine.
A Vancouver woman was sent to the hospital after Washington State Patrol said she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tractor trailer on Interstate 5 south of Woodland early this morning.
SPOKANE — A 37-year-old janitor who has been charged with threatening to kill a federal judge in a case that involves letters containing the deadly poison ricin is a registered sex offender who lived in a rundown apartment building near downtown Spokane.
Wednesday afternoon temperatures around Clark County were still in the 40s, with Portland being the coldest major city in the U.S. at 48 degrees. Due to my deadline for this column, I cannot pass along whether it was the coldest high temperature for the date or not. The high may have crept up enough to spoil that record.