A 17-year-old, who twice stabbed a man during a possibly gang-related altercation Nov. 8 in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood, got a second chance at rehabilitation Tuesday when a judge sentenced him to three years in a juvenile detention facility.
One school board race in Vancouver is so close that Clark County elections officials will need to recount the ballots by hand, they announced Tuesday, when the canvassing board certified Nov. 5 election results.
Twenty-three Portland-area Wendy's restaurants, including three in Vancouver, were purchased for an undisclosed sum from the Dublin, Ohio-based company by Group W Partners LLC, a Boulder, Colo., franchise group, the companies announced Monday.
Fisher's Landing East — Nineteen yogis from all over Washington, including eight from this area, turned out for the regional Washington State Yoga Competition on Nov. 9 at Bikram Hot Yoga Vancouver, a studio on the east side of town. In addition to the participants there were 150 spectators, according to studio owner Erika Lasee. The yogis' challenge was to perform five basic poses plus two of their own choosing in three minutes. While winning and losing aren't really what yoga is all about, the folks who scored top points will proceed on to national championships. Among the winners was Vancouver's own Bonnie Bingle, who took first place in the Master's (55 and older) division.
There's no stopping Chuck Chronis. The Vancouver restaurateur has had his share of health troubles — he said it's "tough to walk" and that he's facing yet another foot surgery after the first of the year — but that's not going to slow down his annual tradition of serving up a free Thanksgiving meal to everyone who walks in his downtown door, he vowed.