For Hough neighborhood resident Justin Stanley, the tipping point wasn't the people camping in the Mill Plain Boulevard sound wall's alcoves. Or the needles, trash, clothes and feces they'd leave behind.
The students want a taste of real-life work experience at an architectural firm. A 60-year-old downtown Vancouver architecture firm wants to mentor young people, recruit more top-notch employees and put Vancouver on the Northwest's architectural map.
If you ask Vancouver police Chief James McElvain why crime occurs, the overarching reason is clear: It's human nature. You should be able to leave your wallet on a sidewalk and have nobody touch it, but that just isn't going to happen.
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."