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Friday,  May 17 , 2024

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2A district softball: Ridgefield suffers season-ending 8-0 defeat to Rochester

May 17, 2024, 11:04pm Prep Sports

This senior class of Ridgefield softball players will always be a special one for coach Kelsey Anchors. Anchors took over Ridgefield’s program in late 2019, but didn’t coach her first… Read story

4A Bi-District Softball: Skyview overcomes drama to wrap up state berth

May 17, 2024, 10:59pm Prep Sports

A rude awakening, some rough footing and a tedious delay. None of that could keep the Skyview softball team from its main goal Friday at the Class 4A District 3/4… Read story

Clark County

Callum Brown of the Vancouver Lake Rowing Club, left, talks with Jamie Phelps while taking part in the USRowing Northwest Youth Championships at Vancouver Lake on Friday morning.

Youth pull together at Vancouver Lake: Regional rowing championships continue through weekend

Rowers from across the region traveled to Vancouver Lake Park on Friday to compete for a chance to qualify for the June national championships.


A release of juvenile Chinook salmon near Keller Ferry, WA May 2, 2024. Staff from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the U.S. Geological Survey released juvenile Chinook in Lake Roosevelt to study.

Northwest tribes, feds dive into work on salmon revival in upper Columbia River

Three Northwest tribes and federal agencies are getting closer to understanding how to revive Chinook and sockeye salmon runs on the upper Columbia River that…


Justice Samuel Alito, Flag flown upside down in January 2021

Alito’s upside-down flag raises more concerns

An upside-down U.S. flag has long been a sign of dire distress and versatile symbol of protest. But in January 2021, when it flew over…

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Vancouver Public Schools' central administrative office.

Vancouver Public Schools failed to award contracts to ‘highest-scoring’ bid, according to audit

Vancouver Public Schools failed to comply with federal procurement requirements in providing reduced-price meals during the 2022-2023 school year, according to findings in a routine…

Courts & Crime

Salvador Aguilar, 31, appears Friday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree assault and theft of a motor vehicle. He&rsquo;s accused of stabbing a woman who was sitting outside a Clark College building.

Bail set at $500,000 for suspect in stabbing at Clark College

A judge set bail at $500,000 for a Vancouver man accused of stabbing a Clark College employee in the neck Tuesday while she sat outside…

Nation & World

A blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick. Another mild winter and other favorable factors likely means the 2024 tick population will be equal to last year or larger, some researchers say.

U.S. tick season expected to be severe after mild winter

Tick season is starting across the U.S., and experts are warning that the bloodsuckers may be as plentiful as ever.


Business News

A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jet belonging to Air China, flying from Madrid to Beijing, passes the moon Friday over the village of Podolye, 43 miles east of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Boeing shareholders approve $32.8 million compensation for CEO

Boeing shareholders on Friday approved CEO David Calhoun’s $32.8 million compensation and heard leaders explain what the troubled aircraft maker is doing to improve the…


A Houston police officer walks back to his vehicle after clearing people away from a damaged tire shop at the intersection of Sowden and Bingle in the aftermath of a severe storm on Friday, May 17, 2024, in Houston. The widespread destruction brought much of Houston to a standstill as crews raced to restore power and remove uprooted trees and debris.

Some in Houston facing no power for weeks after storms cause widespread damage, killing at least 4

Nearly 1 million homes and business remained without power Friday from Texas to Louisiana after fierce thunderstorms swept hurricane-force winds through Houston, blowing windows out…


Dr. Troy Dreiling in a screen shot from a video on his YouTube channel.

Four women suing chiropractic clinic in Vancouver and its owner for alleged sexual harassment

Four female former employees of a Vancouver chiropractic clinic are suing their former employer and an Arizona-based chiropractic consultant for alleged sexual harassment and sex…

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