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Authorities: Wrong-way interstate driver caused fatal crash

Sep. 22, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

Authorities say a wrong-way driver was involved in a three-car crash on northbound Interstate 5 in Portland, Oregon, leaving one person dead, another injured and the highway closed for about two hours. KOIN reports the wrong-way driver was reported around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday and as police were responding, there was...

300 chiropractic office visitors urged to quarantine

Sep. 17, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Public health officials are urging nearly 300 people who visited a chiropractic office in southwestern Washington last week to quarantine immediately because they may have been exposed to COVID-19 by an infected worker. Clark County took the unusual step of publicly announcing the...

Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore reacts after scoring during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canadian MLS teams will play home games in the US

Sep. 11, 2020 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The three Canadian Major League Soccer teams will each play a "home'' game in the United States as the league's regular season continues. The MLS has been announcing the 2020 regular season schedule in increments because of the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on travel to Canada. Each...

Vancouver Public Schools retires chieftain mascot

Sep. 9, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Vancouver Public Schools Board of Directors on Tuesday unanimously voted to stop using the chieftain name and mascot at Columbia River High School and Minnehaha Elementary School. Board members last month expressed their desire to halt the use of the image of a Native American...

Police officers pass a fire lit by protesters on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Portland, Ore. Hundreds of people gathered for rallies and marches against police violence and racial injustice Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, as often violent nightly demonstrations that have happened for 100 days since George Floyd was killed showed no signs of ceasing. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Dozens arrested as violent Portland protests continue

Sep. 6, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered for rallies and marches against police violence and racial injustice Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, as often violent nightly demonstrations that have happened for 100 days since George Floyd was killed showed no signs of ceasing. Molotov cocktails...

Leila, 8, and mom Stacey, who declined to give their last names, attend a memorial for Aaron J. Danielson on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Vancouver, Wash. Danielson, a supporter of the conservative group Patriot Prayer, was fatally shot in August as supporters of President Donald Trump and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

BLM rallies, memorial for man killed in Portland shooting

Sep. 5, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People gathered for Black Lives Matter rallies Saturday evening in Portland, Oregon, and a memorial was held for the man fatally shot last weekend after a right-wing caravan went through downtown, as daily demonstrations stretched well past the three-month mark in the city. Hundreds...

Philadelphia Flyers left wing James van Riemsdyk (25) celebrates his goal with teammate Scott Laughton (21) as New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (3) skates past during the second period of an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference playoff hockey game in Toronto, Ontario, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Islanders, Golden Knights to try again to close out series

Sep. 2, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

The New York Islanders and Vegas Golden Knights will try again to close out their respective playoff series and advance to the conference finals. The Islanders will be looking to bounce back from a 4-3 overtime loss to Philadelphia that cut their series lead to 3-2 when they face the Flyers in Game 6 (7p.m. EDT,...

2 killed in Vancouver house fire

Sep. 2, 2020 8:35 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say two people have died due to a house fire in Vancouver, Washington. Crews were dispatched around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Because of the conditions, crews were forced to first put out a large body of the fire before entering the home. KOIN reports that after entering, crews...

Man charged with murder in death of 3-month-old daughter

Aug. 27, 2020 8:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Vancouver, Washington man accused of causing multiple brain injuries to his 3-month-old daughter is now facing murder and manslaughter charges after the baby died of her injuries. The Columbian reports Elijah I. Partida, 22, entered not-guilty pleas to second-degree murder and...

Air duct companies, owner ordered to pay $10M for robocalls

Aug. 26, 2020 7:54 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A King County Superior Court judge has ordered the owner of two air-duct-cleaning companies to pay $10 million over deceptive advertisements and robocalls following a lawsuit by Washington state. Attorney General Bob Ferguson alleged that the Vancouver, Washington-based companies DLM...