Helicopter Crashes in Gaston

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 3, 2014
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GASTON, Ore. — A helicopter spraying mosquito repellent over several ponds on the Stimson Lumber Company property crashed on Thursday morning.  The pilot received only minor injuries to his head and arm.

The Washington County Sheriff’s department says four mill workers on the ground could see the chopper begin to tilt to one side 20′ into the air.  They ran to …

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Rodeos and Cowboys

Posted by Mike Turner on July 2, 2014
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The St Paul Rodeo is underway. It’s one of the largest 4th of July rodeos in the US.

Veteran rodeo athlete Stran Smith is the 2008 Calf Roping World Champion. He’s hoping to make a comeback after three years at home raising a family and taking care of business. He calls it “one last hoorah.”

Taking care of the health care needs …

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Two Men Drown On Lewis River

Posted by Steve Herman on July 2, 2014
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Jeremy Scott and Cort Johnson contributed to this story

CLARK COUNTY, Wash. — It was a busy day for rescuers on the hottest day of the year and the story is all too familiar.  The water is swift and bitter cold despite the temperate outside reaching 98 degrees.

A Vancouver man jumped from the rocks at Moulton Falls into the Lewis River and …

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Blues Fest Loses Allman

Posted by Mike Turner on July 1, 2014
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Waterfront Blues Festival organizers announce a change in lineup for Sunday.

Gregg Allman has dropped out for medical reasons. Curtis Salgado is in.

Ticket refunds will not be available. Officials hope to surpass last years take of 1.3 million dolars


2-1 Loss to Belgium Ends U.S. Run at World Cup

Posted by Associated Press on July 1, 2014
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SALVADOR, Brazil — They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world’s game.

But the end of the ride came at the exact same point as four years ago: with an overtime loss in the World Cup’s round of 16.

Kevin De Bruyne finally …

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