A 19-year-old Yacolt man accused of assaulting an acquaintance June 23 at a Battle Ground gas station was sent back to jail Wednesday for not showing up at a mandatory Nov. 27 hearing before his trial.
A Vancouver-based company aiming to replace pollution-spewing urban mass transportation with zero-emission electric vehicles says it's secured a new deal in the Philippines that could generate up to 300 jobs locally as manufacturing ramps up.
Traffic lights at state Highway 500 and Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard are back to working after a controller failed this morning, said Washington State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Abbi Russell said.
Has the Internet killed the video rental business? One Hazel Dell company hopes the answer to that question is "no." When Video Connections opened 32 years ago, it was one of the first stores to see viewing movies at home as a moneymaker. And now, after the bankruptcies of Blockbuster and Hollywood Video, it's one of the last storefronts in Clark County where people can head inside to browse the shelves before taking a movie home.
The sheriff's office hopes to curb aggressive panhandling through an ordinance that would restrict where panhandling occurs and how it's done. Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Randon Walker hosted an informal public forum Tuesday evening to explain the draft ordinance and get feedback.
Vancouver police say early-morning burglaries are on the rise in the city’s west side. Burglars are entering homes in the Arnada, Shumway and Carter Park neighborhoods through unlocked doors and windows in the backyard.