Vancouver Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | The Columbian

    In 1845, tensions between American settlers and Great Britain along this stretch of the Columbia River had the English wondering about the possibility of a war. That is the setup for this year's Campfires & Candlelight program at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

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  2. Using eclipse to reconfirm relativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    As millions of people marveled at one of nature's grandest spectacles last week, some of Toby Dittrich's students were backstopping Einstein. The Vancouver resident, a physics instructor at Portland Community College, used the Aug. 21 total eclipse as a chance for his students to verify Albert Einstein's 1915 general theory of relativity.

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  3. Sundial garden shines in Vancouver HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    The 80-year-old retired electrician has always been a "do-it-yourself kind of guy," he said. For a while, it was skateboards he fancied, and bookshelves, and a Benjamin Franklin chair that transforms from a chair into a stepladder.

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  4. Singletary: Effort helps put dent in student debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    Michelle Singletary welcomes comments and column ideas. Reach her in care of The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20071; or [email protected]

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  5. Letter: Support Orange for portRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    This off-year election is an important one for our community. We're voting for two entirely different visions of what we want for our county and the direction our port will take.

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  6. Letter: McEnerny-Ogle for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    Vancouver voters have a wise candidate in Anne McEnerny-Ogle. She has given years of personal and professional involvement within our city's economic development groups, committees, and direct communication with Vancouver businesses.

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  7. Letter: Build bridges, fix traffic woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    On July 24, this paper printed a story about Vancouver's streets being overcrowded from freeway traffic trying to avoid the I-5 bottleneck . Although the story was in a newspaper, it wasn't news.

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  8. Evergreen Public Schools receives renewed OSPI grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Columbian

    Evergreen Public Schools received about $350,000 in state funding for programs that support homeless students, according to a news release from the Superintendent of Public Instruction's Office.

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  9. Fort Vancouver football: Ex-NFL veteran already making a difference for TrappersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    First-year head coach Steve Broussard is establishing a culture of enthusiasm and accountability at Fort Vancouver. Winners because of what they feel they can accomplish.

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  10. Traffic stop leads to lockdown at Discovery Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    Discovery Middle School in Vancouver went on lockdown when state troopers stopped a driver in the school's parking lot, after he had sped away when spotted not wearing a seat belt earlier Tuesday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol. WSP Trooper Will Finn said troopers were just starting a traffic safety emphasis operation near the intersection of Northeast 15th Avenue and the state Highway 500 ramp when, around 12:30 p.m., a trooper saw a driver in a white pickup without a visible seat belt.

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  11. Transient man accused of assault makes court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    A transient man accused of pointing a handgun at a woman's head during an altercation Monday made a first appearance in Clark County Superior Court. James E. Patzke, 24, was in court Tuesday to face an allegation of first-degree assault stemming from the incident, which reportedly occurred at an acquaintance's residence in the 4300 block of Northeast 66th Avenue.

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  12. Second crane joins Vancouver waterfront constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    A second construction crane was erected Tuesday at The Waterfront Vancouver, rising near the corner of Columbia Way and Grant Street. The new, red crane, seen anchored into the foundation of future apartment buildings and retail stores, will help crews led by Vancouver firm Robertson & Olson Construction build for the coming months.

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  13. Inslee appoints interim EFSEC chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    Gov. Jay Inslee chose Roselyn Marcus, an attorney and assistant director of Legal and Legislative Affairs at the Office of Financial Management, as the interim chair of the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council. "Roselyn has decades of legal experience and a strong understanding of Washington state agencies," Inslee said in a news release.

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  14. 94-year-old Vancouver man keeps setting records in poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    Lamb definitely is. The Vancouver resident had already set world records at five distances at the U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championships earlier this month.

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  15. Judge dismisses suit against Vancouver port commission candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    Judge Gregory Gonzales dismissed the suit filed by Vancouver resident Carolyn Crain because her petition to remove Orange from the November ballot was filed too late. State law requires petitions challenging candidacy to be filed three days after primary election results are certified.

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  16. Publica s help sought in injury hit-and-run, 1 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    One person was injured in a hit-and-run crash in the 11500 block of Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard Monday evening. Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver who fled the scene.

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  17. Weather Eye: Heat to return of long Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    We missed possibly reaching 100 degrees Monday due to all the smoke in the skies. It was stifling to say the least.

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  18. Three ESD 112 members up for re-election in fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    Darlene Stickel, who represents Evergreen Public Schools, and Trish Kellog, who represents Ridgefield, parts of Battle Ground and parts of Vancouver school districts, are both up for re-election. Rainer Houser, who represents Castle Rock, part of Kelso, Longview, Naselle-Grays River Valley, Ocean Beach, Toutle Lake and Wahkiakum School Districts, is also up for election.

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  19. School zone patrols start as school beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    As of Monday, additional law enforcement officers are patrolling school zones around the county to look for speeding and distracted drivers ahead of the start of the school year. The Clark County Sheriff's Office, the Washington State Patrol and Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield and Washougal police departments will have officers watching streets in school areas for about the next week.

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  20. Lincoln Place honored by philanthropy groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Columbian

    Lincoln Place, a 30-unit apartment complex in west Vancouver that houses formerly homeless people, will be honored as part of the 2017 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter. Lincoln Place is getting the Outstanding Innovative Project Award for "identifying, engaging and housing Vancouver residents who have been homeless the longest and most in need of resources," according to a news release from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon.

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