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The Centennial Center, part of the 1962-built Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay, will be demolished for the extension of Columbia Way. Chad Eiken, Vancouver's director of community and economic development, told the city council on Monday that eliminating the Centennial Center means Columbia Way can be a straight street.
ZACHARY KAUFMAN/The Columbian Vancouver Fire Chief Joe Molina, speaking at City Hall Monday, describes how he saved a choking man's life Sunday at a restaurant on the Oregon Coast. Molina encourages every resident to learn the Heimlich maneuver, as well as CPR.
Two west-side Vancouver fire stations will be rebuilt in new locations, and the change will improve response times at a total of four stations, according to a city analysis. The Vancouver City Council on Monday saw a map reflecting more than three years' worth of incidents, which shows that the greatest need for emergency medical and fire services sprawls out along Fourth Plain Boulevard between approximately Main Street and St. Johns Road.
For much of her life, Laura Evet Lambden was the victim. Domestic partners had beaten her so badly she lost all her teeth, she said.
Port of Camas-Washougal commissioners on Tuesday will discuss whether to make a statement about the movement of oil by rail in Clark County and Washington. Commissioners Mark Lampton, Bill Macrae-Smith and Bill Ward also will receive a presentation by a representative of the joint venture that wants to build the Northwest's largest oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
A Thursday afternoon brush fire in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood was caused by discarded cigarettes, according to the Vancouver Fire Marshal. The fire at 5111 N.E. 131st Ave. was reported at 3:37 p.m. The Vancouver Fire Department quickly responded and put out the flames.
The veto power written into the C-Tran Board of Directors' bylaws could be in jeopardy if the makeup of the board changes, following a Clark County judge's ruling Friday. Currently, both the city of Vancouver and Clark County have the ability to nix any action approved by the rest of the C-Tran board.
Vancouver police is asking for help in their search for an endangered 68-year-old woman discharged from an area hospital earlier today but never returned home. Sondra O'Rourke was supposed to return to her home in the 7000 block of Carolina Lane in Vancouver but never arrived, police said.
When the new Freshii restaurant opens in Salmon Creek at the start of next year, the space will include one wall of "exposed" brick. Not one brick has been set in mortar there, yet.
The state's new ferries director, Lynne Griffith, takes the helm in October with old boats to fix, frayed labor relations to mend and a mission to eliminate scores of embarrassing canceled trips. Griffith was named Wednesday to lead Washington State Ferries, after a 35-year career that includes positions in transit in Tacoma, Vancouver, Wash., and Atlanta.
What: A social service agency whose mission is "eliminating racism, empowering women." It works with domestic violence and sexual assault victims, children in foster care and many others.
Volunteers are needed by the Washington Trails Association for a trio of trail maintenance efforts in September in Southwest Washington. On Saturday and Sunday, help is needed at Sawtooth Mountain trail in Indian Heaven Wilderness in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Northwest Packing Co. and the Port of Vancouver appear no closer to resolving their ongoing landlord-tenant dispute over how much rent the food processor should pay.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:59 am
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