Prosecutors and crime lab scientists say a little-noticed provision in Washington’s new law legalizing recreational marijuana has jeopardized their ability to go after any pot crimes at all, and they’re calling for an immediate fix in the Legislature.
Liz Rowan, photographed in March, died Thursday from complications related to her cancer treatment. She was 21. Rowan was diagnosed with bone cancer at age 16, two types of breast cancer at age 19 and two types of leukemia at age 21.
Sheila Dolle checks the fit as re-enactor Ethan Hardy tries on a shirt. Hardy, a musician, will be playing tunes from the 1840s Saturday at the Christmas event at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Eight dogs were rescued during a Monday morning house fire at 1105 E. 29th St. in Vancouver. New recruit Jake Britt assists animal control with removing the dogs from a car, where they were placed for safety reasons. It was Britt's first shift as a Vancouver firefighter, after recently completing the firefighter recruit academy.
Drew Clark, a senior at Evergreen High School, was chosen as to
represent the Scandinavian community as St. Lucia for 2012-2013. The
crowning was held at the annual ScanFair in the Portland Veterans
Memorial Coliseum on December 2, 2012. Drew will reign as Oregon's
offical St. Lucia for a year and will recieve a $1000 scholarship.
Photo was taken by Melissa Clark (Drew's mother) December 2, 2012 at the
Walk and Knock, Clark County’s biggest annual food drive, collected about 264,000 pounds of food on Saturday, organizers said. Saturday’s food total was down from recent years, when donations have topped 300,000 pounds.