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2014 Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival Presents Grammy-Winning Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Pop Artists
The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest and is recognized by musicians, fans and critics alike as one of the best summer concert venues in the Pacific Northwest.
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Ag Groups Urge USDA To Restore Grain Inspection Service
AG GROUPS URGE USDA TO RESTORE GRAIN INSPECTION SERVICE Jul. 30, 2014 Source: U.S. Wheat Associates news release Citing the "extremely troubling precedent" being set, 22 national, regional and state agricultural producer, commodity and agribusiness organizations, including U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers, have ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Vancouver Marine has explosive 4th of July
Daniel Buzalsky spent July 4 listening to the same percussive soundtrack as most Americans: boom-boom-boom, crack-crack-crack.
Three hurt, two cited in morning I-5 crash in Vancouver
Three people were injured in a Tuesday morning crash on Interstate 5 in Vancouver, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Staff changes made at resource centers
Alishia Topper, city of Vancouver councilor and former senior development director for Fort Vancouver National Trust, will be director of strategic partnerships.
A passion to create
Kimery's piece "Friday Harbor" will be part of the showing at the Second Story Gallery at the Camas Public Library.
Mint Tea's pot smoking tent raises legal issues
Pamela Luminaire smokes a joint Saturday at Mint Tea on Main Street, where patrons can smoke marijuana in designated areas, in Vancouver.
Weather Eye: County fairgoers will enjoy stretch of warm, sunny weather
The Clark County Fair begins Friday and the weather should be fair as well. Okay, sorry for the pun, but everything should be fun when those dismal, gray rain clouds aren't hanging around.
Editorial: Get Northwest grain shipments going again
Gov. Jay Inslee jeopardizes the smooth flow of wheat exports from Washington ports with a decision that essentially shuts down one of the state's most important grain terminals.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Bridge idea lacks Vancouver City Council's support
Linda Figg, president and CEO of FIGG Engineering Group, gives her pitch to build an east county bridge over the Columbia River to a crowd at a Friday evening presentation at the Clark County Public Services Center in downtown Vancouver.
Vancouver's Main Street Marijuana pot store reopens
Prices haven't dropped much since Main Street Marijuana shut its doors last week in protest of price gouging, but at least the quality is improving, said Ramsey Hamide, a manager.
Some upset over pot smokers on Vanc. patio
VANCOUVER, Wash. A local restaurant and shop is pushing the legal envelope, by allowing customers to smoke pot in a designated spot on its patio.
WSP seeks witnesses to crash involving police car
Washington State Patrol detectives are looking for witnesses to a two-car collision involving a fully-marked police patrol car that happened last month while the officer was in route to a shooting.
Northwest Interpreters, Inc. Rebrands as NWI Global to Support Nationwide Growth
The change is driven by NWI Global Vice President of Business Development Vic Marcus, who saw the need for a national resource for American Sign Language services, along with the opportunity to provide Fortune 500 companies a communication partner for all of their translation needs.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
3rd Clark Co. bridge over Columbia River revealed
The Vancouver Columbian reports the proposed bridge, championed by Clark County Commissioner David Madore, would cross the Columbia River at Highway 14 in Vancouver, jog to the west slightly, cross Government Island and connect to Northeast Airport Way in Oregon.
What's in a label? Local beer and wine makers get creative
For designers of Clark County wine and beer labels, that means going beyond just walking the walk; they also have to drink the drink, Don Elliott, an award-winning designer who created most of the labels for Ridgefield's GougA©r Cellars, said with a laugh.
Jayne: Teachers need more chutzpah, administrators less
Never mind the lack of qualifications, or the lack of desire to manage hundreds of employees, or the lack of interest in 60-hour work weeks.
Check out Out: Blooms a folded sheet away in 'Paper to Petal'
Jan Johnston is the Collection Development Coordinator for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Lions Den: Car show roars into Agassiz
That's right, this Sunday, July 27, is the day of the greatest little car show in the valley.
Vancouver offers free tree identification walk for residents July 29
The walk will begin near the playground at Marshall Park, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd., and travel through the Street Tree Arboretum to the grounds of Clark College and back.