Total Wine & More, the nation's biggest chain, opens today near Vancouver mall
Another large liquor store chain — the nation's biggest — has arrived in Vancouver to cash in locally on the state's newly privatized market for selling hard liquor.
He is being held on $20,000 bail
A 47-year-old Vancouver man appeared today in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of viewing, possessing and dealing child porn.
Man, 62, has reportedly been unemployed for a decade
A 62-year-old bank robbery suspect inadvertently revealed his identity to police by using a pay slip with his name and address for his robbery note, court records say.
The pedestrian struck by a semi-tractor trailer on Monday has been identified as Kevin J. Hoskins, 25, with no listed address. He is in serious condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
Injuries do not appear to be life-threatening
A 17-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after she was struck by a vehicle in the 3100 block of Falk Road, near Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary, early this morning.
Pilot program supplies sixth-graders with tablets
The tools used by sixth-graders in Carolyn Conners' English/world studies classroom at Alki Middle School are a study in contrasts.
Hough — A recently unveiled billboard at 1405 N. Lombard St. in Portland proclaims, in a childish scrawl, "One Kind Word Can Change the World." The sentiment is part of a spring positive message campaign by nonprofit The Joy Team and Hough Elementary School. The "One Kind Word" billboard is one of 20 The Joy Team put up to share positivity with the community.
About 20,000 volumes will be for sale at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's used book sale, May 24-26, at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St.
Civil settlement doesn't vindicate mother of accusations she stole blind son's debit card
Hazel E. Trent of Vancouver thought her legal troubles were over when a celebrity judge ordered her in an episode of CBS' "Swift Justice with Jackie Glass" to pay her blind son $5,000 for allegedly stealing his debit card and spending his money without his permission.
Suzan Clark has already filed to run for job in November
Clark County's newest Superior Court judge will be sworn into office on May 31.
Operation that would export crude brings environmental risk
When Tesoro Corporation and Savage Companies recently said they'd launch a crude oil operation at the Port of Vancouver, the announcement raised the possibility of new jobs and private capital investment.
Alcohol will be permitted in Kiggins, Liberty auditoriums
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that allows small movie houses, such as the Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver and the Liberty Theatre in Camas, to serve beer and wine in their auditoriums even when children are present.
A car fire reported on Interstate 5 southbound, just north of the bridge, clogged traffic.
A man suspected of robbing a Wells Fargo branch inside the Mill Plain Safeway was arrested early Friday at a Motel 6 in Clackamas, Ore.
Police find no signs of foul play
The body of a homeless man was found in a sleeping bag in the 400 block of West 11th Street just before noon on Monday.