Bomb Threat Locks Down Vancouver’s Heritage High School

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 14, 2014
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A receptionist at Heritage High School fielded a bomb threat around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.  The school immediately went into lock-down.  The Clark County Sheriff says while they considered the credibility of the threat low, they wanted to follow protocol.

Parents were able to pick up their children around 4:00 pm after the school was cleared.


Body Found At Recyling Center In Vancouver

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 4, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The body of a man was found on a conveyor belt on a machine at a recycling center in Vancouver.  It was discovered Wednesday night just after 8:30 at the West Van Materials Recovery Center on NW Old Lower River Road.

The man has been identified as 51-year-old Craig Mays of Vancouver.

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Pressure Builds To Get Grain Moving Again At Vancouver Terminal

Posted by Steve Leader on July 29, 2014
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Photo courtesy: Columbian.com

As Washington state grain inspectors refuse to enter United Grain Corporation’s export terminal at the Port of Vancouver, pressure is growing to have the inspections resume with federal employees.

The Washington Farm Bureau is calling on the U.S. Agriculture Department to take responsibility for inspecting and certifying grain for export.

State inspectors say they’re unwilling to resume work because of …

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Teen High on Spice Crashes Through Vancouver House

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 18, 2014
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Jeremy Scott & Pat Boyle contributed to this story

VANCOUVER — A 19-year-old lost control of the Honda Accord that he was driving and plowed right through a house on Southeast Blairmont Drive Wednesday morning into three bedrooms, leaving some big holes.

Luckily, there was nobody home.  The mother and daughter who live there are in Paris on vacation.

“I’m so glad my sister and niece weren’t …

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Vancouver Director’s Film A Texas Festival Highlight

Posted by Steve Leader on March 14, 2014
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Beth Harrington got the idea for a documentary about a singing family, the Carters, more than ten years ago. It came to her while working on an earlier film, “Welcome to the Club.” It’s the story of women who sang a type of music called “rockabilly” in the 1950’s.  They didn’t get their due for decades.

While interviewing the women for …

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