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Necas produces on birthday as Hurricanes beat Canucks 4-1

Jan. 15, 2022 16:56 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Martin Necas had a goal and an assist on his 23rd birthday and the Carolina Hurricanes stopped a two-game skid by beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Saturday. Vincent Trocheck also had a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes, who regained their scoring touch...

FACT FOCUS: Posts mislead on nonprofit vaccine rules

Jan. 14, 2022 17:38 PM EST

Critics of vaccine requirements are misrepresenting policy changes taken by Make-A-Wish Foundation and a Ronald McDonald House Charities facility to protect the children and families they serve from coronavirus. Both nonprofits have enforced COVID-19 vaccine rules in recent months,...

Officials identify man shot, killed by Vancouver police

Jan. 12, 2022 17:00 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials in southwest Washington have identified the man that Vancouver police shot and killed Sunday at a mobile home park after police say he confronted officers with a knife. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports 45-year-old Luis Ku Huitzil died from...

Canada electric school bus maker to locate in West Virginia

Jan. 12, 2022 10:33 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Canadian electric school bus manufacturer will produce buses in West Virginia, bringing up to 200 jobs, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday. GreenPower Motor Co. signed a lease-purchase agreement for a 9.5-acre (3.8 hectares) manufacturing facility in...

Bus driver shortage forces Vancouver schools to go remote

Jan. 11, 2022 21:13 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A shortage of bus drivers caused by a surge of the highly contagious COVID-19 omicron variant has forced Vancouver Public Schools in southwest Washington to switch to a rotating schedule of remote instruction in its middle and high schools, making it the latest Pacific...

Gold means confidence, less pressure for US curler Shuster

Jan. 11, 2022 14:15 PM EST

John Shuster won't be catching anyone by surprise at these Olympics. The five-time Olympian is back to defend his curling gold medal in Beijing, and the target on his back will be almost as big as the one on the ice. Four years after surviving five straight elimination matches to win...

Vancouver police: Officers shoot, kill man armed with knife

Jan. 09, 2022 12:14 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Vancouver say a knife-wielding man was fatally shot by officers outside a home on Sunday. The Vancouver Police Department says officers responded to a 911 call in which the caller said several residents had barricaded themselves inside the home...

NHL postpones Canucks, Senators games due to capacity limits

Jan. 07, 2022 19:23 PM EST

Bo Horvat and the Vancouver Canucks just want to get back to playing hockey. The Canucks had another game pushed back Friday when the NHL announced it was postponing Saturday’s matchup with the Ottawa Senators due to ongoing attendance restrictions. The league also postponed a...

Red Wings-Ducks postponed hours before schedule game

Jan. 06, 2022 20:51 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The scheduled game Thursday night between Anaheim and the Detroit Red Wings has been postponed to Sunday because of COVID-19-related issues affecting the Ducks. Anaheim placed center Sam Carrick, goaltender John Gibson, defenseman Hampus Lindholm and right...

Oilers MVP McDavid on NHL COVID list; Benn, Stars returning

Jan. 05, 2022 21:34 PM EST

Edmonton captain and reigning league MVP Connor McDavid went on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol list Wednesday, while the Dallas Stars and their captain Jamie Benn prepared to return to the ice after missing six games over 2 1/2 weeks because of virus issues. McDavid, forward Derek...