The Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System & Veterans Benefits Administration Portland Regional Office will host a Veterans Town Hall from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the VA Portland Medical Center auditorium.
Police swarmed the Autumn Chase Apartments complex in east Vancouver on Wednesday night after someone called the police department to say he had shot his father and was about to shoot his mother. A police officer on scene said the call sounded like a prank, but law enforcement officials still needed to investigate.
The days of duking it out behind a bar are over, at least in Vancouver. By a unanimous vote, the Vancouver City Council adopted an ordinance Monday that outlaws physically fighting in public, regardless of whether the parties agree to participate in the fisticuffs. The crime, called "disorderly conduct by mutual assault," will be a misdemeanor as of March 26.
After two decades of serving Southwest Washington from its Portland office, the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber has now planted itself physically in this community with a new office in downtown Vancouver.