Discovery Middle School in Vancouver went on lockdown when state troopers stopped a driver in the school’s parking lot, after he had sped away when spotted not wearing a seat belt earlier Tuesday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The Vancouver City Council may decriminalize the city’s unlawful camping ordinance. The current ordinance making it illegal to camp in public between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. is a misdemeanor but could be demoted to a civil infraction.
I’ve never walked Fourth Plain until now.
At 9:23 a.m. I toss my car keys in my backpack and head toward Fourth Plain Boulevard with Columbian photographer Alisha Jucevic. She has been on staff only a couple of months, so this is new to her too.
The Jerusalem Cafe was first established in 1996 in downtown Vancouver by the Farran family. The Chkalov location opened in 2002. The restaurant is still family owned and operated and serves fresh and healthful Mediterranean cuisine using family recipes for lunch and dinner, seven days a week.
At a time when the Washington state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council is set to release a decision on the controversial oil terminal planned for Vancouver, the agency will soon be without a leader.
VANCOUVER — Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is looking for public comment about a proposed entrance fee increase in 2018. Under the park's proposal, the individual entrance fee to the reconstructed stockade site, 1001 E. Fifth St., would change from $5 to $7 in January.
A professed gadgeteer, Phuong Pham works in the fast-paced, innovative field of laser manufacturing technology. Someone who — for fun — rebuilt and retrofitted the optical housing for his car’s headlights, Pham spends his workdays assuring quality products, troubleshooting equipment and processes and training colleagues.