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28 min ago | The Columbian
In the climate of shrinking budgets, not many public employees have received a 28 percent increase in total compensation over the past six years.
2 hrs ago | The News Tribune
Kasey Anderson pleaded guilty last summer in federal court in Tacoma. According to the U.S. attorney's office, Judge Ronald B. Leighton issued the sentence Thursday, telling the 34-year-old defendant he let down a lot of people.
2 hrs ago | The Columbian
A level III sex offender recently registered as homeless in the Vancouver area. Milin Lee Carter, 52, is among the group of sex offenders considered most likely to reoffend.
5 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick
According to a press release, a neighbor advised police that a man and woman were burglarizing a trailer and were seen carying a large flat screen TV to their white full size van with a construction rack on top.
9 hrs ago | The Columbian
With summer heat expected to envelop the Vancouver area this weekend, the Master Gardeners of WSU Extension Clark County will visit Esther Short Park on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate both the "heat island effect" that occurs in urban areas, as well as the natural, air conditioning benefit that trees offer.
14 hrs ago | The Detroit News
How do you put more flavor into your summertime grilling and save money? Here's an easy solution: marinades.
During Wednesday's record-breaking rainfall, five vehicles and a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 205 in Vancouver, which clogged traffic for several hours.
VANCOUVER, Wash. A car and a preschool bus crashed Wednesday afternoon and two children may be injured according to Vancouver police.
Several amazing people were nominated for the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, making the selection difficult as always, but we are proud to recognize Wilma C. Daniels as the 2014 Citizen of the Year.
Fitness equipment maker Core Health & Fitness is planning to invest $2 million to expand a Grayson County manufacturing plant, creating 250 jobs.
Vancoouver-based marine transport company Tidewater has acquired the assets of West Coast Marine Cleaning, Inc., also based in Vancouver, Tidewater said Tuesday.
Sgt. Duncan Hoss says Washington state Transportation Department workers found the body while clearing brush on the west side of the freeway.
A driver who spent 12 hours trapped in the wreckage of her car with the corpse of a passenger who died after their vehicle tumbled down an embankment was rescued after a hitchhiker in Oregon heard her cries for help, authorities said on Tuesday.
Allen Ferrians, 70, told Skamania County sheriff's deputies that he stopped to use the restroom at the park and ride, adjacent to Highway 14 near Salmon Falls Road at about 5:30 p.m. after a day of fishing, according to the sheriff's office.
Arborists from Vancouver's Urban Forestry department will hold a free street tree pruning workshop Thursday to teach residents how to keep trees strong and healthy while meeting city clearance guidelines.
Brian Ingram of Arkansas found the only ransom money ever discovered from the legendary 1971 "D.B. Cooper" skyjacking.
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:20 pm
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