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Sue Vorenberg

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Pot suit talk surprises local retailers

By Sue Vorenberg September 14, 2014 6:28 p.m.

Brian Budz at New Vansterdam said he was surprised to hear that Clark County retail stores were suing growers in the state for price gouging.

Teens work to turn their lives around through substance abuse treatment program

By Sue Vorenberg September 8, 2014 6 a.m.

About a dozen teen boys smiled and talked amid the calm breeze, tall trees and barnyard animals at the Grace Therapeutic Horse Program in Battle Ground.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Charity run nears finish line

By Sue Vorenberg September 5, 2014 10 a.m.

Sharon Crouch didn't realize just how much work went into creating a memorial run and fundraiser until she created one in honor of her son, Jordan Crouch.

Vancouver Sausage Fest plans sizzling end to 43-year run

By Sue Vorenberg September 5, 2014 6 a.m.

After 43 years, it's finally time to say so long, farewell, auf Wiener-sehen and goodbye to the Vancouver Sausage Fest.

New cannabis strains debut in Vancouver

By Sue Vorenberg August 31, 2014 4:17 p.m.

Customers at New Vansterdam, one of Vancouver's two recreational marijuana stores, got to witness something brand new last week.

THC counts in marijuana: It's complicated

By Sue Vorenberg August 31, 2014 6 a.m.

In the back room of Main Street Marijuana, Adam Hamide scrunched his eyes, puzzled, as he laid out four bags of pot that were harvested by the same grower on the same day.

Kumoricon draws thousands of animated fans

By Sue Vorenberg August 29, 2014 6 a.m.

With a combination of post-apocalyptic visions, demons, heroes and just a dash of David Bowie, the cosplay group "Ninja of the Night" could be a top choice for the bizarre mash-up prize at this year's Kumoricon — if it had one.

Battle Ground City Council sets sights on veterans memorial

By Sue Vorenberg August 27, 2014 6 a.m.

Army Pvt. Andrew Shields was killed in action in Afghanistan six years ago, but the young Battle Ground soldier's legacy lives on.

State's slow approach on pot yielding bounty of data

By Sue Vorenberg August 25, 2014 8:41 p.m.

When it comes to marijuana legalization, lessons from the slow, clunky rollout in Washington may end up being more helpful to other states than lessons from Colorado's relatively smooth launch.

CannaCon showcases the business of buds

By Sue Vorenberg August 24, 2014 6 a.m.

TACOMA — Under the massive, round roof of the Tacoma Dome, a button-down crowd from across the state gathered last weekend for CannaCon, billed by its organizer as the largest cannabis business conference in the nation.

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