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Vancouver man, 73, accused of murdering wife

By Laura McVicker November 14, 2012 5:16 p.m.

A 73-year-old Vancouver man made his first appearance this morning on suspicion of killing his wife.

About 46 local marijuana cases to be dismissed

By Laura McVicker November 13, 2012 5:53 p.m.

In response to a new law legalizing marijuana, Clark County prosecutors said Tuesday they will dismiss misdemeanor possession of marijuana cases against approximately 46 defendants.

Some local misdemeanor marijuana cases to be dismissed

By Laura McVicker November 12, 2012 6:06 p.m.

In light of passage of a state law legalizing recreational marijuana, Clark County’s top prosecutor said he plans to dismiss misdemeanor possession of marijuana cases on Dec. 6.

Ex-PTA treasurer sentenced to prison for embezzlement

By Laura McVicker November 10, 2012 6 a.m.

The former treasurer of a parent-teacher association at Maple Grove primary and middle schools was sentenced Friday to one year in prison for embezzling nearly $15,000 over about eight months.

Lawyers answer community need for free legal help

By Laura McVicker November 9, 2012 6 a.m.

A lost job. Huge child support bills. Bankruptcy.

Town hall on Referendum 74 scheduled

By Laura McVicker November 7, 2012 10:04 a.m.

As the final outcome of a referendum to legalize gay marriage remains to be seen, civil organizers will host a town hall at 7:30 tonight in Vancouver.

Construction on I-5 near La Center causing backup

By Laura McVicker November 6, 2012 1:20 p.m.

Drivers in the La Center area are advised to take an alternate route this afternoon, as construction on southbound Interstate 5 is causing a six-mile backup.

Home-invasion robber pleads guilty to assault

By Laura McVicker November 5, 2012 9:08 p.m.

A Vancouver man accused of two stranger home-invasion robberies in 2011 pleaded guilty Monday to the more severe holdup in which a woman was bound and beaten.

Delays on I-5 near La Center expected Tuesday

By Laura McVicker November 5, 2012 9:47 a.m.

Drivers should expect long delays north of La Center on Tuesday on Interstate 5.

Vancouver man sentenced to 7 years for trafficking guns

By Laura McVicker November 2, 2012 9:35 p.m.

A Vancouver man was sentenced Friday to seven years in federal prison for trafficking stolen guns.

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