The Vancouver Police Department, with the help of Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help and offering a cash reward of as much as $1,000 for information leading to the identity of the person who attacked a Vancouver man in April.
A transient man accused of brandishing a 10-inch knife at a security guard Sunday made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court. Erik W. Branstetter, 48, appeared on suspicion of second-degree assault stemming from the incident.
Walking through the small historic garden to the entrance of Fort Vancouver, you realize: With 1,500 acres of vegetables once under cultivation there, those Hudson's Bay Co. gardeners must have needed some rakes.
Salvador Brotons stands still and gazes into space. A rare moment of silence. He's listening, inside his head, to Sergei Prokofiev's ballet "Romeo and Juliet" -- clearing away all other sounds and distractions, steadying himself, summoning the precisely right tempo.