Vancouver police are seeking help from the public in finding a missing, endangered 5-month old boy. Jaxon Smith is believed to be with one or both of his parents, Summer B. Smith, 36, and Kasey McKernan, 31.
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.
Hollywood — Vancouver musician Frank Murray's Tom Petty tribute band was recognized at the Los Angeles Music Awards last month. The annual event is meant to help with promotion and provide exposure for unsigned and independent musical acts. Petty Fever won for "Tribute Band of the Year." The awards ceremony was held Nov. 14 at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood. The band also includes Tim Baltus on guitar, Jack Codron on keyboards, Steve Kuepker on bass and Craig Ostbo on drums.
Hough — The One Life food pantry received $17,000 last month from the Meyer Memorial Trust. The grant will help the pantry reopen in a newly renovated facility at 1801 Daniels St. The Meyer Memorial Trust, a foundation funded by the estate of Fred G. Meyer, said it has awarded more than $8.5 million to Clark County nonprofit groups since it began in 1982.
Vancouver Heights — A college readiness after-school program aimed at Vancouver middle schoolers received $5,000 from OnPoint Community Credit Union. OnPoint President Robert Stuart presented the money Nov. 18 at McLoughlin Middle School where students shared stories about how the College Compass Club helped them succeed academically. The program, known also as C3, is a collaboration between Vancouver Public Schools and Educational Service District 112.
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.
Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. will manufacture medical devices for Amedica Corp., a Salt Lake City-based biomaterials company, at Kyocera's Vancouver manufacturing facility, the two companies have announced.
After living in Clark County's Green Meadows neighborhood for decades, an elderly Vancouver couple decided to move to Phoenix, Ariz. They sold their home to a younger, charming couple and allowed them to lease the house before the sale was finalized.