Retail environment: Oregon lacks a sales tax, which reduces the potential for retail sales in Vancouver. A story in Sunday's Business section about a RevitalizeWA conference held in Vancouver misstated the type of tax affecting retail sales.
Rochester resident struck by falling tree
A Rochester man was killed Monday morning in a logging accident near Cougar.
Says no need for planning funds without construction money
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a transportation budget that puts money toward maintaining state roadways and continues spending on existing big-ticket projects, but he vetoed several sections, including one that would have spent $81 million in planning money for a replacement bridge carrying Interstate 5 over the Columbia River.
A Vancouver woman was cited for second-degree negligent driving after police said she fell asleep at the wheel during rush hour this morning.
Northbound exit affected
This afternoon, Monday May 20, 2013, at approximately 12:00 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a rollover crash on the exit to Hayden Island from northbound I-5.
The Columbia River Crossing appears close to a mitigation agreement with two of the three major river manufacturers affected by the project, after Greenberry Industrial announced Monday that it was nearing a deal.
Arrest follows videotaping of horse roping event
An animal-rights activist from Vancouver has been arrested after refusing to quit videotaping at an Eastern Oregon rodeo with an event where contestants rope horses by the legs.
The FBI says it still has not made any arrests after searching a downtown Spokane apartment as part of an investigation into the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
Complicated pricing systems and various market factors affect the price tag of a procedure from site to site
The price tag for a spinal fusion surgery can range from $50,000 at one hospital to $71,000 at another — and that's just in Vancouver.
An autograph from Ray Harryhausen? Darren G. Davis was stunned.
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50+ Connections Expo has been offered for the past two decades
Fran McNicholas of Yacolt was extolling the benefits of Taoist tai chi on Sunday afternoon in a ballroom of the Hilton Vancouver Washington.
Corrections officer spotted convict while on her way to work
An escapee from the Larch Corrections Center was apprehended about 18 miles from the east Clark County facility early Saturday morning.
Man hopes to save vessel by saving from unemployment checks
Richard Beechler said he was homeless for a little less than a year when he had saved up enough from his unemployment checks to buy a 25-foot Owens cabin boat to call home.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Standing in a packed office, Glenn Lamb looked around the room. The Columbia Land Trust executive director began rattling off a loyal roster of supporters looking back at him.