The 23rd annual Paddy Hough Parade begins at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 17, at Hough Elementary School, 1919 Daniels St. The parade's grand marshal is retiring Hough teacher Mina Milligan. Sponsored by the Hough Foundation, the parade occurs, rain or shine.
Families who live within the boundaries of Vancouver Public Schools can register their children for kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year beginning April 14. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31. Free, full-day kindergarten is offered at all elementary schools.
Deputy Bob Carder pivoted his body as he grasped a receiver, listening intently as the device beeped. He waved the handheld antenna back over the spot where the sound was loudest, meaning the signal was strongest.
The Columbia River Crossing is declared dead. Again. A murderer is sentenced, a utility company is praised, and Sen. Don Benton collects pay from two jobs at once. For these stories and more, read today's Morning Press.
PORTLAND -- Not all sand is created equal. Just ask Lily, the Oregon Zoo's youngest elephant. On a recent morning, the 1-year-old Asian elephant, all 1,400 pounds of her, dug her feet into the smooth grit as she poked around in the rain for tree limbs, bamboo and other food.
The Old Dope Pedaler? Or maybe a new take on the CRC? Those are just a couple of the ways this could play out. We've been doing a lot of coverage recently about legalized marijuana. The future of the industry is still uncertain, and the business implementation is a work in progress.
Doug West didn't give up. A single father of two teenagers, he shared a room in a two-bedroom rental, and home ownership was only a dream. He applied for the Habitat for Humanity program but lost his job in the construction industry while he was in the application process. Employment is a requirement for the program, which helps struggling families become homeowners.