After trying freelance photography and working as a stay-at-home mom, Tara Lee found a niche in beauty using a technique which many think is new, but in fact is ancient: threading, a noninvasive way of removing facial hair. "Sometimes people think we're sewing on or adding hair. Usually they're really wowed by the experience, surprised by how fast and intricate it is."
A Vancouver contractor who admitted to working without a license or insurance to cover injured workers was ordered to pay the state more than $72,000, according to a news release from the Department of Labor & Industries.
The Port of Vancouver and Seattle consultant NBBJ will gather Tuesday for a public meeting to discuss components of the port's effort to craft a master plan for revitalizing its Terminal 1 waterfront property. The port's board of commissioners and NBBJ will discuss the planning process and initial concepts for the waterfront project during the workshop, to be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the port's office, 3103 N.W. Lower River Road, Vancouver.
Born a slave in Louisiana, Moses Williams was one of the renowned Buffalo Soldiers who fought in the Indian Campaigns. He received the nation's highest military honor for his actions on Aug. 16, 1881. The citation notes that Williams "Rallied a detachment, skillfully conducted a running fight of three or four hours, and by his coolness, bravery, and unflinching devotion to duty in standing by his commanding officer in an exposed position under a heavy fire from a large party of Indians saved the lives of at least three of his comrades."
By Karen Livingston for The Columbian
May 22, 2015 6 a.m.
Cactus Ya Ya is a full service restaurant and bar that serves Southwestern cuisine in a uniquely designed space fitting for its menu selections. The restaurant has been in business for 21 years and welcomes family dining for lunch and dinner seven days a week.
After nearly a full week of intense public reaction to a series of newspaper stories critical of the Port of Vancouver's practices under the state's open public meetings and records laws, one port commissioner called The Columbian's investigation a disappointment, while another shrugged it off as a rerun of past articles.
The Ace Hardware store at 8000 E. Mill Plain Boulevard is closing its doors after losing its lease as part of what the property owner says will be a larger upgrade of the Garrison Square shopping center at East Mill Plain and North Garrison Road.