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Legislators need to invest in STEM education
Washington's many technology employers are hungry for qualified workers, from the folks who install and maintain the systems that keep buildings running in downtown Spokane, to nuclear physicists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, to agricultural workers in Yakima Valley, to software engineers at Microsoft's campus in Redmond.
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Local police use resource for finding missing people
Deputy Bob Carder pivoted his body as he grasped a receiver, listening intently as the device beeped.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Old idea made new: shared housing
When you're young, it's to build some friendship, support and burden-sharing into your life.
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Clark County Environmental Services Director Sen. Don Benton is being paid for his county job even while he's up in Olympia during the legislative session.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fugitive still on loose after reported call from rest area
Washington's Most Wanted Police searched several hours for Derral Kenneth Mosby on Thursday, but couldn't find him.
Paint recycling options grow in Clark County
The number of outlets in Clark County for recycling unused paints and paint products has grown.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
City of Vancouver
Senior programs recieve $33,325 in funding
The Parks Foundation announced today the distribution of $33,325.00 in support of senior programs offered by Vancouver Parks and Recreation at the Rudy Luepke Senior Center.
Activists to rally today to save homeless-services fee
Poverty activists and the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance are planning to rally at the state Capitol today in support of an expiring state law that they say has been a huge help in curtailing homelessness.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Clark County OKs temporary ban on strip clubs
Commissioners approved an emergency resolution Tuesday temporarily banning businesses where nude men or women dance.
Organizers kick off second all-city read
In our world of evolving technology, older people can learn from the young and vice versa, and learning is easier if everyone is on the same page.
The First Perspective-Aboriginal
Child sex trafficking on rise in Clark County
Jennifer knows the everyday details of being a teenager in rural Clark County: keeping up with grades, answering to a protective mother and sneaking out to college-age parties.
Sparks confirms the end is near
The store has weathered lots of history. It started as a small tin-smithing shop, became a hardware store, was a department store and then an appliance retailer before its final bloom as a furniture store.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
BNSF touts investments in safety
A BNSF Railway train hauls crude oil near Wolf Point, Mont., on Nov. 6. BNSF told a group of Clark County business leaders Tuesday, March 4 that safety is a primary concern of the company, saying it has spent millions on new oil rail tankers and track improvements.
Updated Tuttle may plead guilty in school gun case
Twelve-year-old Quincy Tuttle may plead guilty to charges related to accusations that he brought a handgun and ammunition to Vancouver's Frontier Middle School.
Vancouver, Wash., approves law governing marijuana
Clark County's first law regulating the growing, processing and selling of recreational marijuana was approved Monday by the Vancouver City Council.
Vancouver, Wash., man gets 17 months for threats
The Columbian reports that 27-year-old Nikolay Kalachik pleaded guilty in Superior Court to intimidating a witness.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Holmberg drops bid for Ridgefield city manager job
Port of Woodland Executive Director Nelson Holmberg, one of three finalists for the Ridgefield city manager job, said Monday that he has accepted a job with BergerABAM.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Patients wary of proposed changes to medical-pot system
And the changes likely will come from two bills that have emerged as the vehicles for reconciling the largely unregulated medical system with the state's new, stiffly taxed and regulated recreational system.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
Ex-chef headed to trial in fatal Vegas wife stabbing
LAS VEGAS>> A former chef who told police he stabbed his Filipino wife to death with knives and a cleaver in their Las Vegas kitchen was ordered Thursday to face trial in Nevada state court, where he could face the death penalty.
Clark County settles jail death for $700,000
The Columbian reports the settlement reached last week resolves a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the parents of a mentally ill Vancouver man, Marius C. Asanachescu.