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Ex-nurse sentenced to federal prison for distributing heroin

Aug. 12, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Vancouver, Washington, woman who worked as a registered nurse in Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to eight months in federal prison for conspiring to sell drugs. Rene Elene Griffin Nunn, 60, pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment charging her with...

2 injured when boat explodes on Columbia River

Aug. 9, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

PORTLAND (AP) — Two people have been injured in an explosion aboard a boat on the Columbia River along the Washington-Oregon border. KOIN-TV reports a Vancouver fire boat responded to reports of the explosion shortly after 10 a.m. Sunday. Emergency crews extinguished the blaze on the 19-foot ski boat and...

Sporting Kansas City forward Gianluca Busio (27) kicks the winning goal against Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper Thomas Hasal during a shootout in extra time of an MLS soccer match, Monday, July 27, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Sporting KC denies Vancouver's upset bid, advances on PKs

Jul. 27, 2020 1:58 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tim Melia made two saves during the penalty shootout, Gianluca Busio scored the deciding penalty and Sporting Kansas City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on penalties after the sides played to a 0-0 draw in regulation early Monday morning. Kansas City advanced to the...

Town councilor faces backlash for anti-racist proclamation

Jul. 24, 2020 7:26 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A council member in a small southwestern Washington town who introduced a proclamation “acknowledging and denouncing systemic and institutional racism” is facing calls for her resignation. Yacolt Councilmember Amy Boget introduced the proclamation that was ultimately...

Vancouver advances to round of 16 with 2-0 win over Chicago

Jul. 23, 2020 1:28 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Yordy Reyna and Cristian Dájome scored six minutes apart in the second half, third-string goalkeeper Thomas Hasal had a clean sheet in his first Major League Soccer start and the Vancouver Whitecaps advanced to the MLS is Back Tournament's knockout stage with a 2-0...

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris, right, celebrates after scoring a goal past Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jake Nerwinski, left, and goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. Coming to congratulate Morris is Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz (9). (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Morris, Lodeiro lead Sounders past rival Whitecaps 3-0

Jul. 20, 2020 1:34 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro scored from the penalty spot early in the first half, Jordan Morris added to the lead with his third goal of the season, and the Seattle Sounders beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 in the MLS is Back tournament on Sunday night. Seattle (2-1-2) clinched a spot in...

San Jose advances in MLS tourney after 2-0 win over Chicago

Jul. 19, 2020 10:19 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Cristian Espinoza scored his first goal of the season early in the second half, Chris Wondolowski provided the clincher moments after coming on as a substitute, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Sunday night to clinch a spot in the MLS is Back...

San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas, left foreground, celebrates his go-ahead and game-winning goal with defender Paul Marie as Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Patrick Metcalfe reacts behind him during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

San Jose rallies with 3 late goals to stun Vancouver 4-3

Jul. 15, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Shea Salinas scored in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time to cap San Jose’s late rally, and the Earthquakes overcame a pair of defensive blunders for a wild 4-3 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night. Trailing 3-1 late in the second half, San...

Ex-principal sentenced for sexual misconduct with student

Jul. 15, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A former associate principal from a Vancouver, Washington, high school was sentenced to 10 months in jail for sexual misconduct with a student. Sadie Pritchard was also sentenced Tuesday to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty in February to sexual misconduct with a...

Man files racial discrimination suit against city, officers

Jul. 11, 2020 9:11 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A 27-year-old Vancouver man is suing the city and two local police officers for what he says was illegal entry into his home and racial discrimination. Jabo Johnigan, a Black computer software engineer with no criminal record, is suing the city and two white officers for $1 million...