FRESNO, Calif. — A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. today at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St.
Battle Ground: A Battle Ground High School trumpet player won soloist awards at two recent jazz festivals. Sophomore Steve Montecucco won awards at the Next Generation Jazz Festival in California on March 30 and the Charles Mingus Jazz Festival in New York City on Feb. 16. Montecucco and other students traveled to the competitions with the American Music Program Jazz Band.
LAGOS, Nigeria — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence that raised new doubts about the military’s ability to contain an Islamic uprising.
GAUTIER, Miss. — A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, leaving about a dozen damaged or destroyed RV trailers at one campground Tuesday amid downed trees and power lines.
SANDS POINT, N.Y. — Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for online shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending emails to friends and family.