Attorney for plaintiffs argues city council has no authority to reject initiative
RICHLAND — The only nuclear power plant in the Northwest is shut down for a refueling that takes place every two years.
ALOHA, Ore. — The parents and an 11-year-old child have been rescued from a burning apartment in Beaverton and sent to the hospital.
PORTLAND — Portland Police Chief Mike Reese was asked to cut down on department overtime and he's doing something about it.
SEATTLE — A Seattle City Council committee has approved zoning for large indoor marijuana farms in some industrial areas of the city.
Troopers are investigating a hit-and-run involving a black Ford F150 that appeared to have been driving aggressively and caused a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 southbound near La Center.
SPOKANE — The FBI has arrested a suspect in a case involving the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin and says investigators are working “around the clock” to address any remaining risks.
A Vancouver woman was sent to the hospital after Washington State Patrol said she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tractor trailer on Interstate 5 south of Woodland early this morning.
The pit bull that bit a 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl will be euthanized at the end of the month. The dog's owner, a woman from Ridgefield, turned the dog over to Clark County Animal Control and Protection, which put the dog on a 10-day quarantine.
Health overhaul: In a Page A5 story on May 15, the Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, reported incorrect premiums for an insurance plan. The $162 rate is for people younger than 21, not for 21-year-olds.
Immigration rights advocates will be on hand Friday evening to answer questions about the comprehensive immigration reform bill moving through Congress. The town hall meeting takes place 6 to 8 p.m. at Discovery Middle School, 800 N.E. 40th St. in Vancouver.
Wednesday afternoon temperatures around Clark County were still in the 40s, with Portland being the coldest major city in the U.S. at 48 degrees. Due to my deadline for this column, I cannot pass along whether it was the coldest high temperature for the date or not. The high may have crept up enough to spoil that record.
Vancouver division ensured that allies in Europe had spruce needed to build airplanes during WWI
When our World War I allies needed a steady flow of new aircraft in 1917, Vancouver became the key to that supply stream.
The beheaded "Wendy Rose" sculpture was given a temporary, futuristic replacement Wednesday afternoon by high school students.
City the 5th fastest growing in state; Woodland population dips slightly
Ridgefield was the fifth fastest growing city in Washington between 2011 and 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released late Wednesday. City leaders say years spent laying the groundwork for business and residential development helped Ridgefield bounce back quickly from the Great Recession.